The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 50 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing Python 21 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.68% 0.75% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.44% 2.65% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
Average daily rate
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£291 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
326 151 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.58% 28.33% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 102 135
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £26.20 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 29 (72.50%) PHP
2 27 (67.50%) Linux
3 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
3 22 (55.00%) CentOS
4 21 (52.50%) MySQL
5 17 (42.50%) Ruby
6 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (35.00%) Nagios
7 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (35.00%) Puppet
7 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (35.00%) DevOps
7 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (32.50%) LAMP
9 11 (27.50%) Apache
10 10 (25.00%) Perl
10 10 (25.00%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) NFS
11 9 (22.50%) Samba
12 8 (20.00%) UNIX
12 8 (20.00%) Windows
12 8 (20.00%) CSS
12 8 (20.00%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
12 8 (20.00%) Cacti
12 8 (20.00%) nginx
12 8 (20.00%) Percona
12 8 (20.00%) Open Source
12 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (27.50%) Apache
2 8 (20.00%) nginx
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) Drupal
4 3 (7.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) CATIA
1 3 (7.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (32.50%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 5 (12.50%) SaaS
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) WATIR
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Junior
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) LAMP
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) CSS
4 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) Spring
6 5 (12.50%) Servlets
7 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 2 (5.00%) Symfony
9 1 (2.50%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) DTV
3 4 (10.00%) MPEG
3 4 (10.00%) IPTV
4 3 (7.50%) Animation
4 3 (7.50%) VLE
5 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Linux
2 22 (55.00%) CentOS
3 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.50%) Fedora
7 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.50%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (35.00%) Configuration Management
1 14 (35.00%) DevOps
2 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (15.00%) TDD
3 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (7.50%) PLM
5 3 (7.50%) PDM
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) MVC
6 2 (5.00%) OOP
6 2 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) PHP
2 17 (42.50%) Ruby
3 10 (25.00%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (17.50%) PHP5
6 6 (15.00%) Scala
6 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.50%) C++
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.50%) C
8 3 (7.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Samba
1 9 (22.50%) NFS
2 3 (7.50%) Xen
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) Postfix
2 3 (7.50%) Sendmail
2 3 (7.50%) KVM
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (35.00%) Nagios
1 14 (35.00%) Puppet
1 14 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (20.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (20.00%) Percona
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Facebook
4 2 (5.00%) Twitter
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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