The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucester region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 12.12% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 47.73% 26.98% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 40
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £57.00 £54.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% +159.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
Gloucestershire

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Gloucester region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Gloucester region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (96.15%) Bash Shell
3 22 (84.62%) Perl
4 16 (61.54%) DevOps
5 15 (57.69%) OO
6 14 (53.85%) Apache
6 14 (53.85%) SNMP
6 14 (53.85%) MySQL
6 14 (53.85%) Windows
6 14 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (53.85%) SSH
6 14 (53.85%) Open Source
6 14 (53.85%) Problem Management
7 8 (30.77%) SMTP
7 8 (30.77%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (11.54%) Ruby
9 3 (11.54%) LPIC
9 3 (11.54%) Squid
9 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
9 3 (11.54%) Selenium
9 3 (11.54%) CCENT
9 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Zenoss
9 3 (11.54%) qmail
9 3 (11.54%) F5
9 3 (11.54%) HTTP
9 3 (11.54%) NUnit
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL
9 3 (11.54%) Java

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 (53.85%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) SNMP
1 14 (53.85%) SSH
2 8 (30.77%) Internet
2 8 (30.77%) SMTP
3 3 (11.54%) HTTP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) MySQL
1 14 (53.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) NUnit
1 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 19 (73.08%) Python Developer
3 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (30.77%) Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) DevOps
2 15 (57.69%) OO
3 14 (53.85%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Bash Shell
2 22 (84.62%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) LPIC
1 3 (11.54%) CCENT
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Squid
1 3 (11.54%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 3 (11.54%) F5
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle