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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 62 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 13 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.28% 2.63% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 7.24% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
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
412 221 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.47% 36.35% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 161 189
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 22
Average hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £17.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 32 (94.12%) Linux
2 28 (82.35%) Red Hat
3 26 (76.47%) CentOS
4 21 (61.76%) PHP
5 20 (58.82%) MySQL
6 18 (52.94%) Ruby
7 17 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (47.06%) LAMP
9 14 (41.18%) Apache
10 13 (38.24%) UNIX
11 11 (32.35%) Java
12 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
12 10 (29.41%) Puppet
12 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (29.41%) DevOps
12 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
13 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
13 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (26.47%) Percona
13 9 (26.47%) Amazon S3
13 9 (26.47%) nginx
13 9 (26.47%) Cacti
13 9 (26.47%) Open Source
13 9 (26.47%) Nagios
13 9 (26.47%) Samba
13 9 (26.47%) NFS
13 9 (26.47%) Web Services
14 8 (23.53%) Tomcat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (41.18%) Apache
2 9 (26.47%) nginx
3 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.82%) Drupal
4 3 (8.82%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (47.06%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (26.47%) Amazon S3
4 7 (20.59%) SaaS
4 7 (20.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) LAN
1 6 (17.65%) WAN
2 5 (14.71%) LDAP
3 2 (5.88%) 3G
3 2 (5.88%) 2G
3 2 (5.88%) LTE
3 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) PVCS
2 1 (2.94%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 7 (20.59%) Electronics
3 6 (17.65%) Finance
4 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
4 5 (14.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.94%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Principal Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) LAMP
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
3 7 (20.59%) CSS
3 7 (20.59%) Servlets
3 7 (20.59%) Spring
3 7 (20.59%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) DTV
3 3 (8.82%) VLE
3 3 (8.82%) Animation
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Linux
2 26 (76.47%) CentOS
3 13 (38.24%) UNIX
4 10 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Fedora
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
7 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
8 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (8.82%) Debian
9 3 (8.82%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (2.94%) Android
10 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
2 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.65%) Programme Management
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
8 1 (2.94%) ETL
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) PHP
2 18 (52.94%) Ruby
3 11 (32.35%) Java
4 7 (20.59%) PHP5
4 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) C
6 3 (8.82%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) SQL
6 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.88%) VC++
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Samba
1 9 (26.47%) NFS
2 3 (8.82%) Xen
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Postfix
2 3 (8.82%) Sendmail
2 3 (8.82%) KVM
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Puppet
1 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (26.47%) Nagios
2 9 (26.47%) Cacti
3 2 (5.88%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 9 (26.47%) Percona
3 5 (14.71%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.94%) Huawei
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