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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 60 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Python 12 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.40% 1.41% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 3.69% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 16
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
294 352 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.39% 38.14% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 295 289
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £41.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 29 (55.77%) HTML
3 26 (50.00%) CSS
4 24 (46.15%) Ruby
5 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
6 21 (40.38%) Web Design
6 21 (40.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (36.54%) Web Development
8 18 (34.62%) Sass
9 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
9 17 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
9 17 (32.69%) Linux
10 16 (30.77%) Java
10 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
10 16 (30.77%) Visualisation
11 15 (28.85%) Cucumber
11 15 (28.85%) TDD
11 15 (28.85%) Subversion
11 15 (28.85%) SQL
11 15 (28.85%) Unix
12 14 (26.92%) HTTP
12 14 (26.92%) Mac OS X
12 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
12 14 (26.92%) Degree
12 14 (26.92%) Scala
13 13 (25.00%) MongoDB
13 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
13 13 (25.00%) RSpec

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 12 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) GitHub
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) HbbTV
3 3 (5.77%) Broadband
3 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.85%) DVB
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
5 1 (1.92%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) PostgreSQL
1 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
2 13 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 10 (19.23%) MySQL
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) GIS
7 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.85%) Cucumber
2 15 (28.85%) Subversion
3 13 (25.00%) Capybara
3 13 (25.00%) git-flow
3 13 (25.00%) JUnit
3 13 (25.00%) RSpec
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.85%) Appium
5 2 (3.85%) Protractor
5 2 (3.85%) Robotium
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.85%) Xcode
6 1 (1.92%) gulp
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.77%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.92%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Agile .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Agile Developer
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Development Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) JavaScript Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Research Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.77%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (55.77%) HTML
2 26 (50.00%) CSS
3 18 (34.62%) Sass
4 13 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 13 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (13.46%) JSON
6 6 (11.54%) .NET
6 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 4 (7.69%) Ajax
8 4 (7.69%) Backbone.js
8 4 (7.69%) CSS3
8 4 (7.69%) Django
9 3 (5.77%) jQuery
9 3 (5.77%) LESS
9 3 (5.77%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (5.77%) Web Services
10 2 (3.85%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Visualisation
2 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 7 (13.46%) DTV
4 4 (7.69%) Social Media
5 3 (5.77%) MPEG
6 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.85%) IPTV
6 2 (3.85%) Statistics
6 2 (3.85%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Unix
3 14 (26.92%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Responsive Web Design
1 21 (40.38%) Web Design
2 19 (36.54%) Web Development
3 17 (32.69%) Configuration Management
4 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.85%) TDD
6 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
7 13 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 13 (25.00%) Open Source
7 13 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 12 (23.08%) Data Migration
8 12 (23.08%) ETL
8 12 (23.08%) Migration
9 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
9 9 (17.31%) Front End Development
10 8 (15.38%) BDD
11 6 (11.54%) MVC
11 6 (11.54%) OO
11 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 24 (46.15%) Ruby
3 16 (30.77%) Java
4 15 (28.85%) SQL
5 14 (26.92%) Scala
6 8 (15.38%) C#
7 7 (13.46%) Perl
8 5 (9.62%) C++
9 4 (7.69%) PHP
10 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
11 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.85%) R
12 1 (1.92%) C
12 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) OIPF
2 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) SAP