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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 56 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 20 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.21% 2.65% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.35% 6.33% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £291 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -3.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
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
374 332 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.37% 41.97% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 257 102
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £16.60 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.20 £44.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) Puppet
3 19 (47.50%) Perl
3 19 (47.50%) Configuration Management
4 17 (42.50%) CentOS
5 16 (40.00%) PHP
5 16 (40.00%) Windows
6 15 (37.50%) Ruby
7 14 (35.00%) DevOps
8 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
8 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (32.50%) MySQL
9 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
9 12 (30.00%) UNIX
9 12 (30.00%) Ansible
10 11 (27.50%) Subversion
10 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.00%) VMware
12 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
13 8 (20.00%) Hudson
13 8 (20.00%) Firewall
13 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (20.00%) Apache
13 8 (20.00%) LAN
13 8 (20.00%) Oracle
13 8 (20.00%) JavaScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) nginx
4 4 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.50%) MediaWiki
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) LAN
1 8 (20.00%) WAN
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) IPv6
3 2 (5.00%) OSPF
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) IPsec
3 2 (5.00%) Broadband
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) DVB
4 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.00%) MarkLogic
4 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Subversion
1 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.50%) GitLab
5 1 (2.50%) RSpec
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Billing
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Administrator
2 14 (35.00%) Linux Administrator
3 13 (32.50%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (27.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (25.00%) Developer
6 9 (22.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
8 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
8 3 (7.50%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Junior
10 1 (2.50%) Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) Support Technician
10 1 (2.50%) Programmer
10 1 (2.50%) QA Engineer
10 1 (2.50%) ETL Developer
10 1 (2.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) Django
4 3 (7.50%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) Flash
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
5 2 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (2.50%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) MCollective
6 1 (2.50%) Mason
6 1 (2.50%) Visualforce
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) XSLT
6 1 (2.50%) CGI
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (7.50%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) MPEG
3 2 (5.00%) IPTV
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Wiki
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (72.50%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) CentOS
3 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) UNIX
5 7 (17.50%) Debian
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (15.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (10.00%) Fedora
9 3 (7.50%) VMS
10 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.50%) SmartOS
11 1 (2.50%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Configuration Management
2 14 (35.00%) DevOps
3 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) ETL
8 2 (5.00%) Open Source
9 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.50%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.50%) Database Theory
9 1 (2.50%) Relational Database Theory
9 1 (2.50%) SDLC
9 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Perl
2 16 (40.00%) PHP
3 15 (37.50%) Ruby
4 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 4 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
8 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) CCNA
1 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) XenServer
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.00%) Postfix
3 4 (10.00%) Samba
4 3 (7.50%) Xen
5 2 (5.00%) iptables
6 1 (2.50%) Btrfs
6 1 (2.50%) Snort
6 1 (2.50%) Squid
6 1 (2.50%) Varnish
6 1 (2.50%) vCloud
6 1 (2.50%) KVM
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (2.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 23 (57.50%) Puppet
2 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (30.00%) Ansible
4 7 (17.50%) Salt
5 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 3 (7.50%) Ganeti
6 3 (7.50%) Bcfg2
7 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.50%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.50%) Nagios
7 1 (2.50%) Nessus
7 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.50%) Zenoss
7 1 (2.50%) systemd
7 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Citrix
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp
5 4 (10.00%) Lotus
6 3 (7.50%) Zend
7 1 (2.50%) Eloqua
7 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.50%) Siebel
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Optimum IT
Salary: £550 per Day/£40k-70k
Posted: 7 days ago