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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South West / Bristol
Rank 41 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Python 27 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.54% 3.56% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.82% 9.66% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 11
Median daily rate £519 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.21% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £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 £37.50 £39.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +10.06%

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
275 290 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.09% 36.85% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 215 261
Median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.91%) Linux
3 20 (30.30%) DevOps
4 19 (28.79%) Java
5 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 18 (27.27%) Unix
6 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
8 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
8 14 (21.21%) Hadoop
9 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (19.70%) SQL
9 13 (19.70%) .NET
10 12 (18.18%) Ruby
10 12 (18.18%) TDD
10 12 (18.18%) Scala
10 12 (18.18%) REST
10 12 (18.18%) Big Data
10 12 (18.18%) Analytics
11 10 (15.15%) Docker
11 10 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
12 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
12 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
12 9 (13.64%) Ansible
12 9 (13.64%) Windows
13 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
13 8 (12.12%) C#
13 8 (12.12%) Apache Spark
13 8 (12.12%) Jenkins

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 (12.12%) Apache Spark
1 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (12.12%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.55%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) Liferay
3 1 (1.52%) Mule
3 1 (1.52%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.55%) GitHub
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Hadoop
2 12 (18.18%) Big Data
3 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.06%) MySQL
5 3 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.12%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.58%) TestComplete
4 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 3 (4.55%) GoCD
5 3 (4.55%) JUnit
5 3 (4.55%) Selenium
6 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.03%) Capybara
6 2 (3.03%) git-flow
6 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.03%) RSpec
6 2 (3.03%) Sahi
6 2 (3.03%) Vagrant
6 2 (3.03%) WATIR
7 1 (1.52%) Ant
7 1 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (1.52%) Maven
7 1 (1.52%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Python Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Data Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Polyglot Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Data Scientist
6 4 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.06%) HTML Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Python Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.70%) .NET
2 12 (18.18%) REST
3 10 (15.15%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (10.61%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 7 (10.61%) ZeroMQ
5 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.09%) CSS
5 6 (9.09%) Kafka
6 5 (7.58%) HTML5
6 5 (7.58%) Sass
6 5 (7.58%) Web Services
6 5 (7.58%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) CSS3
7 4 (6.06%) Django
7 4 (6.06%) Dropwizard
7 4 (6.06%) Flask
7 4 (6.06%) JSON
7 4 (6.06%) SOAP
8 3 (4.55%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Social Media
4 2 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (3.03%) Digital TV
4 2 (3.03%) Neural Network
4 2 (3.03%) STB
4 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.52%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 18 (27.27%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows
4 2 (3.03%) CentOS
4 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) DevOps
3 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.18%) Analytics
5 12 (18.18%) TDD
6 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.61%) Open Source
8 6 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 5 (7.58%) BDD
9 5 (7.58%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.58%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.58%) Web Design
10 4 (6.06%) Information Security
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) Java
2 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) Ruby
4 12 (18.18%) Scala
5 9 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.12%) C#
7 5 (7.58%) Perl
7 5 (7.58%) PHP
8 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.55%) C
9 3 (4.55%) C++
9 3 (4.55%) Clojure
9 3 (4.55%) Go
9 3 (4.55%) R
10 2 (3.03%) Lua
11 1 (1.52%) Groovy
11 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) LXC
2 4 (6.06%) Snort
3 1 (1.52%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) Ansible
2 5 (7.58%) Puppet
3 4 (6.06%) Nessus
3 4 (6.06%) QRadar
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Cloudera
2 4 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco
2 4 (6.06%) Citrix
2 4 (6.06%) Intel Security
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) ScanSafe
3 3 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.52%) Intel
4 1 (1.52%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.52%) SAP
4 1 (1.52%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.52%) Splunk