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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 57 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 15 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.77% 1.60% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 4.55% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 20
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £284 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +31.66%
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
303 308 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.77% 35.28% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 245 315
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.20 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.00 £24.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £39.62 £40.05
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 31 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 31 May 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 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
2 32 (55.17%) HTML
3 28 (48.28%) CSS
4 25 (43.10%) Ruby
5 24 (41.38%) Git (software)
6 23 (39.66%) Web Development
6 23 (39.66%) Web Design
6 23 (39.66%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (37.93%) Visualisation
8 21 (36.21%) Linux
8 21 (36.21%) SQL
9 20 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (34.48%) Configuration Management
9 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
9 20 (34.48%) Sass
9 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
10 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
11 18 (31.03%) Subversion
11 18 (31.03%) Unix
12 17 (29.31%) HTTP
12 17 (29.31%) Java
12 17 (29.31%) Mac OS X
12 17 (29.31%) Scala
13 16 (27.59%) RSpec
13 16 (27.59%) Open Source
13 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
13 16 (27.59%) Integration Testing
13 16 (27.59%) Degree
13 16 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
13 16 (27.59%) JUnit

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 15 (25.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) GitHub
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) Pure360
3 1 (1.72%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) HTTP
2 8 (13.79%) HbbTV
3 4 (6.90%) Broadband
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) DVB
5 1 (1.72%) DNS
5 1 (1.72%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
1 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 16 (27.59%) MongoDB
2 16 (27.59%) NoSQL
3 10 (17.24%) MySQL
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.90%) Big Data
6 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) GIS
7 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (31.03%) Subversion
3 16 (27.59%) Capybara
3 16 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 16 (27.59%) git-flow
3 16 (27.59%) JUnit
3 16 (27.59%) RSpec
4 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.72%) gulp
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 38 (65.52%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Agile Developer
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Development Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Research Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Data Scientist
7 4 (6.90%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Django Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) HTML
2 28 (48.28%) CSS
3 20 (34.48%) Sass
4 16 (27.59%) Dropwizard
4 16 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (10.34%) .NET
5 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (10.34%) JSON
6 4 (6.90%) D3.js
6 4 (6.90%) Django
6 4 (6.90%) HTML5
7 3 (5.17%) Ajax
7 3 (5.17%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.17%) CSS3
7 3 (5.17%) jQuery
7 3 (5.17%) Web Services
8 2 (3.45%) Flask
8 2 (3.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (37.93%) Visualisation
2 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.79%) DTV
4 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.90%) MPEG
4 4 (6.90%) Statistics
5 3 (5.17%) IPTV
5 3 (5.17%) Social Media
5 3 (5.17%) Video on Demand
6 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Unix
3 17 (29.31%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.72%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Responsive Web Design
1 23 (39.66%) Web Design
1 23 (39.66%) Web Development
2 20 (34.48%) Configuration Management
3 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
4 16 (27.59%) Integration Testing
4 16 (27.59%) Open Source
4 16 (27.59%) Unit Testing
5 15 (25.86%) Data Migration
5 15 (25.86%) ETL
5 15 (25.86%) Migration
6 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.14%) TDD
7 9 (15.52%) Front End Development
8 7 (12.07%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.07%) OO
8 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Machine Learning
9 6 (10.34%) MVC
9 6 (10.34%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.10%) Ruby
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
4 17 (29.31%) Java
4 17 (29.31%) Scala
5 7 (12.07%) Perl
6 6 (10.34%) C#
7 5 (8.62%) C++
7 5 (8.62%) R
8 3 (5.17%) MATLAB
8 3 (5.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) C
10 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) OIPF
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Adobe
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) Omniture
4 1 (1.72%) Sysomos
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter