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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 43 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Python 27 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.06% 2.01% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.31% 5.75% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 19
Average daily rate £363 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
290 313 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.92% 34.93% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 234 304
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 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 1 May 2016, 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 47 (77.05%) JavaScript
2 33 (54.10%) HTML
3 27 (44.26%) CSS
4 25 (40.98%) Ruby
5 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
6 23 (37.70%) Web Development
7 22 (36.07%) Web Design
7 22 (36.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (34.43%) Visualisation
8 21 (34.43%) Software Engineering
9 20 (32.79%) Linux
9 20 (32.79%) SQL
10 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
10 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
10 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
11 18 (29.51%) Sass
11 18 (29.51%) Degree
11 18 (29.51%) Subversion
11 18 (29.51%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (27.87%) Unix
13 16 (26.23%) Java
13 16 (26.23%) Mac OS X
13 16 (26.23%) HTTP
13 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (26.23%) TDD
13 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
13 16 (26.23%) Scala
14 15 (24.59%) Open Source
14 15 (24.59%) RSpec
14 15 (24.59%) Cucumber

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (22.95%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) Node.js
2 1 (1.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) GitHub
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Pure360
4 1 (1.64%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) HTTP
2 10 (16.39%) HbbTV
3 6 (9.84%) Broadband
3 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) DVB
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) GSM
5 1 (1.64%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
2 18 (29.51%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (24.59%) MongoDB
3 15 (24.59%) NoSQL
4 10 (16.39%) MySQL
5 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.56%) Big Data
7 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.51%) Subversion
3 15 (24.59%) Capybara
3 15 (24.59%) Cucumber
3 15 (24.59%) git-flow
3 15 (24.59%) JUnit
3 15 (24.59%) RSpec
4 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) gulp
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) PVCS
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Electronics
2 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.56%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (16.39%) JavaScript Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Agile Developer
7 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (9.84%) Development Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Research Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Python Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Python Software Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.56%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.56%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (54.10%) HTML
2 27 (44.26%) CSS
3 18 (29.51%) Sass
4 15 (24.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (13.11%) .NET
6 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
6 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.48%) JSON
7 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.56%) D3.js
8 4 (6.56%) HTML5
8 4 (6.56%) jQuery
8 4 (6.56%) Web Services
9 3 (4.92%) Ajax
9 3 (4.92%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.92%) CSS3
9 3 (4.92%) Django
10 2 (3.28%) Flask
10 2 (3.28%) LESS
11 1 (1.64%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Visualisation
2 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
3 10 (16.39%) DTV
4 6 (9.84%) MPEG
5 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
5 4 (6.56%) IPTV
5 4 (6.56%) Statistics
5 4 (6.56%) Video on Demand
6 3 (4.92%) Social Media
7 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.28%) Physics
8 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Unix
3 16 (26.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.64%) CentOS
4 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Web Development
2 22 (36.07%) Responsive Web Design
2 22 (36.07%) Web Design
3 21 (34.43%) Software Engineering
4 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
5 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.23%) TDD
5 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
6 15 (24.59%) Integration Testing
6 15 (24.59%) Open Source
7 14 (22.95%) Data Migration
7 14 (22.95%) ETL
7 14 (22.95%) Migration
8 10 (16.39%) Front End Development
9 8 (13.11%) OO
9 8 (13.11%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.48%) BDD
10 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.48%) MVC
10 7 (11.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (77.05%) JavaScript
2 25 (40.98%) Ruby
3 20 (32.79%) SQL
4 16 (26.23%) Java
4 16 (26.23%) Scala
5 8 (13.11%) Perl
6 7 (11.48%) C#
7 6 (9.84%) C++
8 5 (8.20%) R
9 3 (4.92%) MATLAB
9 3 (4.92%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.28%) C
11 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.51%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) OIPF
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) Omniture
4 1 (1.64%) Sysomos
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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