Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 20 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32 +24
Contract jobs citing Python 152 112 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.77% 7.98% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.86% 14.74% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 19
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £338 £324 £313
90th Percentile £549 £553 £497
Scotland median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 - £14.50

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 851 760 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 49.11% 54.17% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 410 311
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £300 £305 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.03 £190.00 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -90.51% +302.12% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £23.00 £43.93
90th Percentile £34.38 £195.00 £49.58
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +23.36%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Glasgow

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Python.

1 93 (61.18%) Java
2 86 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (40.13%) Finance
4 55 (36.18%) Linux
5 54 (35.53%) SQL
6 45 (29.61%) Oracle
7 42 (27.63%) Relational Database
8 38 (25.00%) Ruby
9 37 (24.34%) Jenkins
10 35 (23.03%) OO
11 34 (22.37%) Bash Shell
12 33 (21.71%) DevOps
13 32 (21.05%) C++
14 31 (20.39%) Ansible
14 31 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (19.74%) Scrum
15 30 (19.74%) Perl
16 29 (19.08%) JavaScript
17 28 (18.42%) Hadoop
18 27 (17.76%) SDLC
19 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering
19 26 (17.11%) C#
20 25 (16.45%) HTML
20 25 (16.45%) Unix
21 24 (15.79%) Windows
21 24 (15.79%) Spring
22 23 (15.13%) Hibernate
22 23 (15.13%) JMS
23 22 (14.47%) Derivative

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (9.21%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.55%) JBoss
3 11 (7.24%) Jetty
3 11 (7.24%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.58%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.29%) Confluence
5 5 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.97%) Apache
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.32%) SAS
8 1 (0.66%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.66%) GemFire
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) AquaLogic BPM
1 9 (5.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.21%) GitHub
3 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.97%) IaaS
4 3 (1.97%) PaaS
4 3 (1.97%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.66%) Datadog
6 1 (0.66%) Heroku
6 1 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.66%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.92%) AMQP
2 4 (2.63%) Firewall
2 4 (2.63%) HTTP
3 2 (1.32%) Internet
3 2 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (27.63%) Relational Database
2 28 (18.42%) Hadoop
3 19 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 17 (11.18%) MongoDB
4 17 (11.18%) NoSQL
5 13 (8.55%) Neo4j
6 12 (7.89%) ArangoDB
7 11 (7.24%) Couchbase
8 10 (6.58%) Redis
8 10 (6.58%) Riak
9 8 (5.26%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.61%) Big Data
11 6 (3.95%) MSDE
11 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
12 4 (2.63%) Pentaho
13 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 37 (24.34%) Jenkins
2 20 (13.16%) Cucumber
3 18 (11.84%) Git (software)
4 14 (9.21%) Selenium
4 14 (9.21%) Vagrant
5 13 (8.55%) JIRA
5 13 (8.55%) TeamCity
6 11 (7.24%) FitNesse
7 9 (5.92%) JMeter
8 8 (5.26%) JUnit
8 8 (5.26%) Maven
9 7 (4.61%) JBehave
9 7 (4.61%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.95%) Gatling
10 6 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (3.95%) Subversion
11 5 (3.29%) Appium
11 5 (3.29%) Calabash
11 5 (3.29%) GoCD
11 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (40.13%) Finance
2 9 (5.92%) Front Office
3 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Games
4 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (60.53%) Developer
2 47 (30.92%) Python Developer
3 32 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 21 (13.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (3.95%) Lead Developer
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.29%) Data Engineer
7 5 (3.29%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (3.29%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (3.29%) Python Engineer
7 5 (3.29%) Scala Developer
7 5 (3.29%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 4 (2.63%) Tester
9 3 (1.97%) Analyst
9 3 (1.97%) Consultant
9 3 (1.97%) Performance Tester
9 3 (1.97%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.45%) HTML
2 24 (15.79%) Spring
3 23 (15.13%) Hibernate
3 23 (15.13%) JMS
4 19 (12.50%) SOAP
5 18 (11.84%) HTML5
5 18 (11.84%) XML
6 17 (11.18%) REST
7 15 (9.87%) AngularJS
7 15 (9.87%) Kafka
8 13 (8.55%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (7.89%) Apache Camel
9 12 (7.89%) Apache MINA
10 10 (6.58%) JPA
11 9 (5.92%) TIBCO EMS
11 9 (5.92%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
13 7 (4.61%) CSS
13 7 (4.61%) Django
13 7 (4.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.47%) Derivative
3 14 (9.21%) Reference Data
4 11 (7.24%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.95%) OTC Derivatives
7 6 (3.95%) User Experience
8 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.29%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.63%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.32%) Wiki
12 1 (0.66%) DTCC
12 1 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (36.18%) Linux
2 25 (16.45%) Unix
3 24 (15.79%) Windows
4 7 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.03%) OO
3 33 (21.71%) DevOps
4 30 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (19.74%) Scrum
5 27 (17.76%) SDLC
6 26 (17.11%) Software Engineering
7 21 (13.82%) Test Automation
8 19 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.18%) TDD
10 16 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (9.87%) Analytics
11 15 (9.87%) Multithreading
12 14 (9.21%) BDD
12 14 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (9.21%) Data Analysis
13 13 (8.55%) Data Protection
13 13 (8.55%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.55%) OOP
14 12 (7.89%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 93 (61.18%) Java
2 54 (35.53%) SQL
3 38 (25.00%) Ruby
4 34 (22.37%) Bash Shell
5 32 (21.05%) C++
6 30 (19.74%) Perl
7 29 (19.08%) JavaScript
8 26 (17.11%) C#
9 21 (13.82%) Scala
10 17 (11.18%) Shell Script
11 12 (7.89%) Go
11 12 (7.89%) XPath
12 9 (5.92%) Groovy
13 5 (3.29%) C
13 5 (3.29%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.32%) ES6
14 2 (1.32%) Java 8
14 2 (1.32%) Korn
15 1 (0.66%) Jython
15 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) CISM
1 12 (7.89%) CISSP
2 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.29%) Degree
3 2 (1.32%) RHCE
4 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) FINRA
1 12 (7.89%) GDPR
1 12 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.16%) Docker
2 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.66%) HDFS
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (20.39%) Ansible
2 21 (13.82%) Terraform
3 17 (11.18%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (11.18%) Puppet
4 12 (7.89%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.29%) Packer
6 4 (2.63%) Control-M
7 3 (1.97%) Graphite
7 3 (1.97%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.97%) Icinga
8 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.66%) Kibana
9 1 (0.66%) Nagios
9 1 (0.66%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (29.61%) Oracle
2 13 (8.55%) Cloudera
2 13 (8.55%) Sybase
3 12 (7.89%) Hortonworks
3 12 (7.89%) IBM
3 12 (7.89%) Informatica
3 12 (7.89%) McAfee
3 12 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.89%) Symantec
3 12 (7.89%) Varonis
4 11 (7.24%) Splunk
5 10 (6.58%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.95%) VMware
7 5 (3.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.32%) NetApp
8 2 (1.32%) Perforce
9 1 (0.66%) CA
9 1 (0.66%) Intel
9 1 (0.66%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) Sencha