The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 47 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 21 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.86% 0.62% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.77% 2.21% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 2
Average daily rate
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£308 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.21% +72.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
310 136 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.18% 28.22% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 86 151
Average daily rate £375 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 20
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.90 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
South West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 28 (70.00%) PHP
2 26 (65.00%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) Red Hat
3 21 (52.50%) CentOS
4 20 (50.00%) MySQL
5 16 (40.00%) Ruby
6 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (32.50%) Puppet
7 13 (32.50%) Nagios
7 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
7 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (32.50%) DevOps
8 12 (30.00%) LAMP
8 12 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (27.50%) Perl
10 10 (25.00%) NFS
10 10 (25.00%) Apache
11 9 (22.50%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) Samba
12 8 (20.00%) UNIX
12 8 (20.00%) CSS
12 8 (20.00%) Java
13 7 (17.50%) DTV
13 7 (17.50%) Amazon S3
13 7 (17.50%) nginx
13 7 (17.50%) Open Source
13 7 (17.50%) Percona
13 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 10 (25.00%) Apache
2 7 (17.50%) nginx
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) Drupal
4 3 (7.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) CATIA
1 3 (7.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (17.50%) Amazon S3
4 5 (12.50%) SaaS
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) LAN
1 6 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) DVB
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) WATIR
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Electronics
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Junior
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) LAMP
2 9 (22.50%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) CSS
4 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) Spring
6 5 (12.50%) Servlets
7 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 2 (5.00%) Symfony
9 1 (2.50%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) DTV
1 7 (17.50%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) IPTV
2 4 (10.00%) MPEG
3 3 (7.50%) VLE
3 3 (7.50%) Animation
4 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 21 (52.50%) CentOS
3 9 (22.50%) Windows
4 8 (20.00%) UNIX
5 7 (17.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.50%) Fedora
8 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.50%) Scientific Linux
8 3 (7.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Configuration Management
2 13 (32.50%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) PLM
7 3 (7.50%) PDM
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) OO
9 1 (2.50%) ETL
9 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) PHP
2 16 (40.00%) Ruby
3 11 (27.50%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) Java
5 7 (17.50%) PHP5
5 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (15.00%) Scala
7 5 (12.50%) C++
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.50%) C
8 3 (7.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) NFS
2 9 (22.50%) Samba
3 3 (7.50%) Xen
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Postfix
3 3 (7.50%) Sendmail
3 3 (7.50%) KVM
4 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Nagios
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (17.50%) Cacti
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) Percona
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Facebook
4 2 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Rate: From £30 to £40 per hour £30.00 to £40.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £240 - £341 per day
Posted: 26 days ago