The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 27 50 68
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 41 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.42% 2.54% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.24% 6.75% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £299 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +316.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
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
288 311 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.04% 37.56% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 231 274
Median daily rate £375 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Python.

1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.19%) Linux
3 22 (34.38%) Java
4 20 (31.25%) DevOps
5 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
6 18 (28.13%) Unix
6 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
7 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
9 14 (21.88%) Ruby
9 14 (21.88%) TDD
10 13 (20.31%) SQL
10 13 (20.31%) .NET
10 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (20.31%) Analytics
11 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (18.75%) REST
11 12 (18.75%) Scala
12 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 10 (15.63%) Docker
12 10 (15.63%) Windows
13 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
13 9 (14.06%) C#
13 9 (14.06%) Ansible
13 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
14 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
14 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
14 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 8 (12.50%) Big Data
14 8 (12.50%) OpenStack

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 6 (9.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) Liferay
3 1 (1.56%) Mule
3 1 (1.56%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.69%) GitHub
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
1 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (7.81%) Firewall
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) NAS
4 1 (1.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.50%) Big Data
2 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (7.81%) MySQL
4 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.81%) Selenium
4 5 (7.81%) TestComplete
5 4 (6.25%) Subversion
6 3 (4.69%) GoCD
6 3 (4.69%) JUnit
7 2 (3.13%) Appium
7 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.13%) Capybara
7 2 (3.13%) git-flow
7 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.13%) Protractor
7 2 (3.13%) Robotium
7 2 (3.13%) RSpec
7 2 (3.13%) Sahi
7 2 (3.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
7 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Developer
2 15 (23.44%) Python Developer
3 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Data Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Polyglot Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 4 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Python Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) .NET
2 12 (18.75%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (18.75%) REST
3 8 (12.50%) HTML
4 7 (10.94%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.94%) CSS
4 7 (10.94%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (9.38%) HTML5
5 6 (9.38%) Sass
6 5 (7.81%) CSS3
6 5 (7.81%) JSON
6 5 (7.81%) Kafka
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
6 5 (7.81%) XML
7 4 (6.25%) Ajax
7 4 (6.25%) Django
7 4 (6.25%) Flask
7 4 (6.25%) LESS
7 4 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Social Media
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (3.13%) Digital TV
4 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) Neural Network
4 2 (3.13%) STB
4 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.19%) Linux
2 18 (28.13%) Unix
3 10 (15.63%) Windows
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.56%) CentOS
5 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) DevOps
3 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.88%) TDD
6 13 (20.31%) Analytics
7 9 (14.06%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.94%) BDD
9 7 (10.94%) Open Source
9 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (9.38%) Web Design
11 5 (7.81%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (7.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (7.81%) Information Security
11 5 (7.81%) ITIL
11 5 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (7.81%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.88%) Ruby
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 12 (18.75%) Scala
6 9 (14.06%) C#
7 8 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.38%) PHP
9 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.25%) C
10 4 (6.25%) C++
10 4 (6.25%) Perl
11 3 (4.69%) Clojure
11 3 (4.69%) Go
11 3 (4.69%) R
12 2 (3.13%) Lua
12 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) Docker
2 5 (7.81%) Snort
3 4 (6.25%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Ansible
2 5 (7.81%) Nessus
2 5 (7.81%) QRadar
3 4 (6.25%) Puppet
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco
1 5 (7.81%) Citrix
1 5 (7.81%) Intel Security
1 5 (7.81%) ScanSafe
2 4 (6.25%) Adobe
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) Intel
3 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Sonatype
3 1 (1.56%) Splunk