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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 44 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Python 30 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.33% 2.92% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.24% 7.90% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 5
Median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £221 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
364 329 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.35% 36.92% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 269 262
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.52 £100.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
4 14 (32.56%) HTML
4 14 (32.56%) CSS
5 13 (30.23%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) Unix
6 12 (27.91%) Java
7 11 (25.58%) Web Design
7 11 (25.58%) Ruby
7 11 (25.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
8 9 (20.93%) Sass
8 9 (20.93%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (18.60%) Analytics
9 8 (18.60%) DevOps
9 8 (18.60%) TDD
9 8 (18.60%) MySQL
10 7 (16.28%) .NET
10 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
10 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (16.28%) HTML5
10 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
10 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
10 7 (16.28%) BDD
11 6 (13.95%) REST
11 6 (13.95%) CSS3
11 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
11 6 (13.95%) ZeroMQ

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 6 (13.95%) OpenStack
2 5 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) Liferay
3 1 (2.33%) Mule
3 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) GitHub
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.63%) TestComplete
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Capybara
5 3 (6.98%) git-flow
5 3 (6.98%) RSpec
6 2 (4.65%) Appium
6 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Protractor
6 2 (4.65%) Robotium
6 2 (4.65%) Sahi
6 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.65%) WATIR
6 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.65%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Python Developer
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) HTML Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.98%) Django Developer
6 3 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Python Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) CSS
1 14 (32.56%) HTML
2 9 (20.93%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (20.93%) Sass
3 7 (16.28%) .NET
3 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
3 7 (16.28%) HTML5
4 6 (13.95%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (13.95%) CSS3
4 6 (13.95%) REST
4 6 (13.95%) ZeroMQ
5 5 (11.63%) Ajax
5 5 (11.63%) Backbone.js
5 5 (11.63%) Django
5 5 (11.63%) JSON
5 5 (11.63%) LESS
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.98%) Flask
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Social Media
2 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.65%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (4.65%) Neural Network
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Unix
3 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Android
4 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (25.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (25.58%) Web Design
4 8 (18.60%) Analytics
4 8 (18.60%) DevOps
4 8 (18.60%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
7 5 (11.63%) Infographics
7 5 (11.63%) Open Source
7 5 (11.63%) Web Accessibility
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Web Development
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) Ruby
4 6 (13.95%) PHP
4 6 (13.95%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) Scala
7 3 (6.98%) C++
7 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
7 3 (6.98%) R
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) Go
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) Clojure
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) PhD
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Nessus
2 3 (6.98%) QRadar
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Adobe
2 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Citrix
2 3 (6.98%) Intel Security
2 3 (6.98%) ScanSafe
3 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft