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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 43 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.09% 2.18% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.95% 5.31% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 4
Average daily rate £350 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
332 358 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.29% 41.15% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 273 221
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (56.67%) HTML
3 28 (46.67%) CSS
4 27 (45.00%) Ruby
5 22 (36.67%) Linux
6 21 (35.00%) SQL
7 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 19 (31.67%) Visualisation
8 19 (31.67%) Java
8 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (31.67%) TDD
9 18 (30.00%) Configuration Management
9 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
10 17 (28.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (28.33%) Web Design
10 17 (28.33%) Web Development
11 16 (26.67%) Degree
11 16 (26.67%) Subversion
11 16 (26.67%) Unix
11 16 (26.67%) Relational Database
11 16 (26.67%) Open Source
11 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
12 15 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 15 (25.00%) RSpec
12 15 (25.00%) ETL
12 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 14 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (23.33%) HTTP
13 14 (23.33%) Mac OS X

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.00%) BigMachines
3 3 (5.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) GitHub
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.00%) SaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.67%) IaaS
5 1 (1.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Pure360
5 1 (1.67%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) HTTP
2 10 (16.67%) HbbTV
3 6 (10.00%) Broadband
3 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) DVB
5 3 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) IPsec
6 2 (3.33%) IPv6
6 2 (3.33%) OpenVPN
6 2 (3.33%) OSPF
6 2 (3.33%) SSH
7 1 (1.67%) GSM
7 1 (1.67%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 17 (28.33%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 14 (23.33%) NoSQL
5 13 (21.67%) MySQL
6 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (8.33%) Big Data
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
9 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.67%) GIS
10 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (26.67%) Subversion
3 15 (25.00%) RSpec
4 13 (21.67%) Capybara
4 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
4 13 (21.67%) git-flow
4 13 (21.67%) JUnit
5 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.33%) GitLab
7 2 (3.33%) JIRA
8 1 (1.67%) PVCS
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Electronics
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
3 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Python Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Research Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) HTML
2 28 (46.67%) CSS
3 14 (23.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (23.33%) Sass
4 11 (18.33%) jQuery
5 10 (16.67%) .NET
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (15.00%) JSON
6 9 (15.00%) Web Services
7 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (8.33%) CSS3
7 5 (8.33%) HTML5
8 4 (6.67%) D3.js
8 4 (6.67%) Django
9 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.00%) Mason
9 3 (5.00%) Visualforce
10 2 (3.33%) MCollective
10 2 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Visualisation
2 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.67%) DTV
4 6 (10.00%) MPEG
5 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.67%) IPTV
5 4 (6.67%) Statistics
5 4 (6.67%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.33%) Physics
7 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) Unix
3 14 (23.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.33%) CoreOS
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) SmartOS
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (31.67%) TDD
2 18 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 17 (28.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (28.33%) Web Design
3 17 (28.33%) Web Development
4 16 (26.67%) Open Source
5 15 (25.00%) ETL
5 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 14 (23.33%) Integration Testing
7 13 (21.67%) Data Migration
7 13 (21.67%) Migration
8 11 (18.33%) BDD
9 10 (16.67%) High Availability
10 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (15.00%) Front End Development
10 9 (15.00%) MVC
10 9 (15.00%) OO
10 9 (15.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.00%) Ruby
3 21 (35.00%) SQL
4 19 (31.67%) Java
5 14 (23.33%) Scala
6 12 (20.00%) Perl
7 9 (15.00%) C#
8 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 5 (8.33%) R
9 3 (5.00%) Apex Code
9 3 (5.00%) C
10 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.33%) C++
11 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Degree
1 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) OIPF
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Btrfs
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
1 2 (3.33%) iptables
1 2 (3.33%) KVM
1 2 (3.33%) LXC
1 2 (3.33%) Snort
1 2 (3.33%) Squid
1 2 (3.33%) Varnish
1 2 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Ansible
2 5 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) CFEngine
3 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.33%) Nessus
3 2 (3.33%) systemd
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Siebel
5 2 (3.33%) Adobe
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Omniture
6 1 (1.67%) Sysomos
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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