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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 67 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 10 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 2.20% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 5.35% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 13
Median daily rate £356 £325 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +30.83%
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
351 374 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.95% 41.19% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 315 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £9.28 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £94.10 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (50.00%) HTML
3 19 (47.50%) CSS
4 16 (40.00%) Ruby
4 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 15 (37.50%) Web Design
5 15 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (30.00%) TDD
7 12 (30.00%) Sass
8 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
8 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
8 11 (27.50%) Web Development
8 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
8 11 (27.50%) Java
8 11 (27.50%) Linux
9 10 (25.00%) Unix
9 10 (25.00%) Degree
9 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 9 (22.50%) Subversion
10 9 (22.50%) MySQL
10 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
11 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (20.00%) HTTP
11 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X
11 8 (20.00%) Scala
11 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
12 7 (17.50%) RSpec
12 7 (17.50%) Open Source

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 7 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) GitHub
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (10.00%) HbbTV
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Broadband
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) DVB
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
2 9 (22.50%) Subversion
3 7 (17.50%) Capybara
3 7 (17.50%) git-flow
3 7 (17.50%) JUnit
3 7 (17.50%) RSpec
4 2 (5.00%) Appium
4 2 (5.00%) Protractor
4 2 (5.00%) Robotium
4 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.00%) Xcode
5 1 (2.50%) gulp
General
1 4 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Avionics
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Development Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Django Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Research Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) HTML
2 19 (47.50%) CSS
3 12 (30.00%) Sass
4 7 (17.50%) Dropwizard
4 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (15.00%) .NET
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) Ajax
7 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 4 (10.00%) CSS3
7 4 (10.00%) Django
8 3 (7.50%) LESS
8 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.00%) Flask
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Digital TV
3 4 (10.00%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.50%) IPTV
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) MPEG
4 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Unix
3 8 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 15 (37.50%) Web Design
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
4 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
4 11 (27.50%) Web Development
5 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (17.50%) BDD
6 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
6 7 (17.50%) ETL
6 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Migration
6 7 (17.50%) Open Source
6 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.50%) MVC
7 5 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (40.00%) Ruby
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 8 (20.00%) Scala
5 7 (17.50%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 6 (15.00%) C++
6 6 (15.00%) Perl
7 4 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 4 (10.00%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) C
8 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) OIPF
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Nessus
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) ScanSafe