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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 14 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.62% 3.00% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.64% 6.67% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
302 375 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.87% 45.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 302 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Average hourly rate £38.70 £36.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.86 £25.40 £24.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £39.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (82.86%) Linux
2 22 (62.86%) Puppet
3 21 (60.00%) PHP
3 21 (60.00%) Ruby
4 18 (51.43%) Configuration Management
5 15 (42.86%) CentOS
6 14 (40.00%) MySQL
7 13 (37.14%) Perl
7 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
8 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (34.29%) UNIX
9 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (31.43%) Subversion
9 11 (31.43%) DevOps
10 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (28.57%) Windows
10 10 (28.57%) Java
11 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (22.86%) Hudson
12 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
12 8 (22.86%) Firewall
12 8 (22.86%) Finance
12 8 (22.86%) Apache
12 8 (22.86%) LAN
12 8 (22.86%) WAN
12 8 (22.86%) CCNA
12 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 7 (20.00%) DNS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (22.86%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) nginx
3 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) DLNA
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) DVB
4 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) LDAP
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) IPv6
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
1 11 (31.43%) Subversion
2 8 (22.86%) Hudson
2 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Electronics
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Administrator
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (22.86%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (20.00%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) PHP Zend Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Junior
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) JSON
4 3 (8.57%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) Django
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) Servlets
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.86%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) DTV
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 2 (5.71%) Video on Demand
3 2 (5.71%) MPEG
4 1 (2.86%) iDTV
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Wiki
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) STB
4 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) CentOS
3 12 (34.29%) UNIX
4 10 (28.57%) Windows
5 7 (20.00%) Debian
6 6 (17.14%) Ubuntu
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) VMS
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.71%) Android
9 2 (5.71%) Fedora
9 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Configuration Management
2 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.71%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) DRM
8 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) PHP
1 21 (60.00%) Ruby
2 13 (37.14%) Perl
2 13 (37.14%) Bash Shell
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) Go
6 2 (5.71%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) PHP5
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CCNA
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) XenServer
3 4 (11.43%) Postfix
3 4 (11.43%) Samba
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Xen
5 1 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (2.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 22 (62.86%) Puppet
2 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (20.00%) Ansible
3 7 (20.00%) Salt
4 3 (8.57%) Ganeti
4 3 (8.57%) Bcfg2
5 1 (2.86%) Nagios
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.86%) Zenoss
5 1 (2.86%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Zend
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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