The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 51 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 22 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.41% 2.73% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.47% 6.79% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 10
Median daily rate £400 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £221 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £600 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
340 368 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.24% 40.22% 40.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 311 267
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Median hourly rate £41.75 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Python.

1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) Ruby
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) Web Design
5 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) TDD
6 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
6 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
7 8 (22.86%) Unix
7 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
8 7 (20.00%) Sass
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
8 7 (20.00%) BDD
8 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.14%) Open Source
9 6 (17.14%) Scala
9 6 (17.14%) Subversion
9 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
9 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
10 5 (14.29%) HTTP
10 5 (14.29%) MySQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Liferay
2 1 (2.86%) Mule
2 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (17.14%) Subversion
4 5 (14.29%) JUnit
4 5 (14.29%) TestComplete
5 4 (11.43%) Capybara
5 4 (11.43%) git-flow
5 4 (11.43%) RSpec
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) Appium
6 2 (5.71%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.71%) Protractor
6 2 (5.71%) Robotium
6 2 (5.71%) Sahi
6 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.71%) WATIR
6 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.71%) Xcode
7 1 (2.86%) Ant
7 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Python Developer
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Data Scientist
4 3 (8.57%) Django Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.57%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) CSS
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Sass
3 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (11.43%) Django
3 4 (11.43%) Dropwizard
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.57%) CSS3
4 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.71%) Flask
5 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 2 (5.71%) LESS
5 2 (5.71%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (5.71%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (5.71%) Neural Network
3 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) Unix
3 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (28.57%) Web Design
3 9 (25.71%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) BDD
4 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.14%) Open Source
6 5 (14.29%) SDLC
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.43%) ETL
7 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Information Security
8 3 (8.57%) MVC
8 3 (8.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Ruby
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) Scala
6 5 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (11.43%) MATLAB
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 3 (8.57%) C
8 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (8.57%) R
9 2 (5.71%) PHP
10 1 (2.86%) Clojure
10 1 (2.86%) Go
10 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) PhD
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Nessus
1 3 (8.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco
1 3 (8.57%) Citrix
1 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
1 3 (8.57%) ScanSafe
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft