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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 62 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 1.14% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.46% 3.40% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£431 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
376 235 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.74% 33.62% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 177 167
Average daily rate £400 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 15
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Ruby
3 14 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) PHP
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (42.86%) CentOS
5 11 (39.29%) MySQL
5 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (35.71%) Puppet
6 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (32.14%) Perl
7 9 (32.14%) UNIX
7 9 (32.14%) Apache
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) LAMP
8 8 (28.57%) Electronics
8 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.00%) DTV
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) DevOps
9 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
9 7 (25.00%) Open Source
10 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Scrum
10 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
10 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.86%) Marketing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (32.14%) Apache
2 5 (17.86%) nginx
3 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) Moodle
4 2 (7.14%) Drupal
5 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.57%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (10.71%) SaaS
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LDAP
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (7.14%) DLNA
3 2 (7.14%) 3G
3 2 (7.14%) DVB
3 2 (7.14%) 2G
3 2 (7.14%) LTE
4 1 (3.57%) SSH
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) SMTP
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) TestNG
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) PVCS
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 8 (28.57%) Electronics
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Marketing
3 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (14.29%) Administrator
1 4 (14.29%) Developer
1 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Perl Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Tester
4 1 (3.57%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Web Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) LAMP
2 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (17.86%) Spring
4 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Servlets
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) DTV
1 7 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Video on Demand
2 2 (7.14%) MPEG
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) VLE
3 1 (3.57%) STB
3 1 (3.57%) Animation
3 1 (3.57%) iDTV
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) CentOS
3 9 (32.14%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Fedora
6 3 (10.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.71%) Android
7 2 (7.14%) Scientific Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.86%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
7 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) DRM
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Ruby
2 14 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) PHP
3 9 (32.14%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 5 (17.86%) C
6 4 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) PHP5
7 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.14%) Golang
8 2 (7.14%) VC++
8 2 (7.14%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.57%) Groovy
9 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
9 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) NFS
2 3 (10.71%) Samba
3 2 (7.14%) KVM
3 2 (7.14%) Xen
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Postfix
3 2 (7.14%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Puppet
1 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (17.86%) Cacti
2 5 (17.86%) Nagios
3 2 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (3.57%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Percona
3 2 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Huawei
4 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
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