The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 45 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 26 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.83% 2.35% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 6.01% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £170 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Python
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
363 333 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.50% 39.13% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 257 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £27.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Bristol region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Python
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Ruby
2 17 (42.50%) Puppet
3 16 (40.00%) MySQL
3 16 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 14 (35.00%) Perl
5 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (32.50%) DevOps
6 12 (30.00%) Ansible
6 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 11 (27.50%) CentOS
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
9 9 (22.50%) PHP
9 9 (22.50%) Web Services
9 9 (22.50%) Oracle
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
9 9 (22.50%) DNS
9 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (22.50%) VMware
10 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (20.00%) nginx
10 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (20.00%) SQL
10 8 (20.00%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) nginx
2 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 5 (12.50%) IPv6
2 5 (12.50%) OSPF
2 5 (12.50%) DHCP
2 5 (12.50%) IPsec
2 5 (12.50%) SSH
2 5 (12.50%) OpenVPN
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) DVB
4 2 (5.00%) Broadband
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (12.50%) MariaDB
6 4 (10.00%) MarkLogic
7 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.50%) Subversion
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) RSpec
3 5 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (12.50%) GitLab
4 3 (7.50%) Hudson
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (22.50%) Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) PHP Zend Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (22.50%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) REST
5 5 (12.50%) MCollective
6 4 (10.00%) Django
6 4 (10.00%) .NET
7 3 (7.50%) Flash
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.50%) jQuery
8 2 (5.00%) Mason
8 2 (5.00%) Visualforce
8 2 (5.00%) CSS3
8 2 (5.00%) HTML5
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.00%) XSLT
9 1 (2.50%) JSON
9 1 (2.50%) CGI
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.50%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.50%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) IPTV
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) MPEG
3 2 (5.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) CentOS
3 10 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) UNIX
7 5 (12.50%) SmartOS
7 5 (12.50%) CoreOS
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.00%) Fedora
8 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (7.50%) Debian
9 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (32.50%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) Open Source
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) ETL
7 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.50%) Web Development
8 4 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Web Design
8 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.00%) SDLC
10 2 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (5.00%) MVC
11 1 (2.50%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Ruby
2 14 (35.00%) Perl
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) PHP
5 8 (20.00%) SQL
5 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (7.50%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) Scala
8 2 (5.00%) Apex Code
8 2 (5.00%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) CCNA
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) Snort
2 5 (12.50%) Squid
2 5 (12.50%) Varnish
2 5 (12.50%) vCloud
2 5 (12.50%) KVM
2 5 (12.50%) Docker
2 5 (12.50%) LXC
2 5 (12.50%) iptables
2 5 (12.50%) Btrfs
3 3 (7.50%) Postfix
3 3 (7.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) Puppet
2 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (30.00%) Ansible
4 5 (12.50%) HAProxy
4 5 (12.50%) CFEngine
4 5 (12.50%) Nessus
4 5 (12.50%) systemd
4 5 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (7.50%) Salt
7 1 (2.50%) Zenoss
7 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (22.50%) VMware
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) SaltStack
4 4 (10.00%) NetApp
4 4 (10.00%) Lotus
5 3 (7.50%) Zend
5 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.00%) Eloqua
6 2 (5.00%) Siebel
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