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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 53 40 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing Python 15 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.63% 2.45% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 7.50% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
354 200 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.48% 32.63% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 143 192
Average daily rate £375 £323 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
3 26 (68.42%) PHP
3 26 (68.42%) CentOS
4 22 (57.89%) MySQL
5 18 (47.37%) Ruby
6 17 (44.74%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (44.74%) LAMP
7 14 (36.84%) Nagios
7 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 14 (36.84%) Apache
7 14 (36.84%) Puppet
7 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (36.84%) DevOps
8 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (31.58%) UNIX
10 11 (28.95%) Java
11 10 (26.32%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
11 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
11 10 (26.32%) Percona
11 10 (26.32%) Amazon S3
11 10 (26.32%) Open Source
11 10 (26.32%) Cacti
11 10 (26.32%) nginx
12 9 (23.68%) TDD
12 9 (23.68%) Samba
12 9 (23.68%) NFS
13 8 (21.05%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 14 (36.84%) Apache
2 10 (26.32%) nginx
3 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) Moodle
4 3 (7.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) CATIA
1 1 (2.63%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon S3
3 7 (18.42%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (18.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) WAN
1 6 (15.79%) LAN
2 4 (10.53%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) DVB
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) 2G
3 1 (2.63%) LTE
3 1 (2.63%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) PVCS
2 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.79%) Electronics
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.63%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Tester
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) LAMP
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
3 8 (21.05%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) jQuery
4 7 (18.42%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) Servlets
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
7 1 (2.63%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Open Source
2 5 (13.16%) DTV
3 3 (7.89%) Animation
3 3 (7.89%) VLE
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) MPEG
5 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.63%) IPTV
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (78.95%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) CentOS
3 12 (31.58%) UNIX
4 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (18.42%) Fedora
6 6 (15.79%) Windows
6 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (7.89%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.89%) Debian
8 1 (2.63%) Android
8 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
1 14 (36.84%) DevOps
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 10 (26.32%) Load Balancing
4 9 (23.68%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.42%) Scrum
6 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.63%) ETL
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) PLM
8 1 (2.63%) PDM
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) PHP
2 18 (47.37%) Ruby
3 11 (28.95%) Java
4 8 (21.05%) Perl
5 7 (18.42%) PHP5
6 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.53%) C#
7 4 (10.53%) Scala
8 3 (7.89%) C
8 3 (7.89%) SQL
9 2 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (5.26%) VC++
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Samba
1 9 (23.68%) NFS
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Postfix
2 3 (7.89%) Sendmail
2 3 (7.89%) Xen
2 3 (7.89%) KVM
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Nagios
1 14 (36.84%) Puppet
1 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (26.32%) Cacti
3 1 (2.63%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Red Hat
2 10 (26.32%) Percona
3 4 (10.53%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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