The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 9 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Python 18 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.31% 8.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.96% 20.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Python
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 44 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 50.96% 40.00% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £57.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 August 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (81.82%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) C++
4 14 (63.64%) HTML
4 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 12 (54.55%) DV Cleared
6 10 (45.45%) Linux
6 10 (45.45%) Ruby
6 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) TDD
7 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
7 9 (40.91%) MySQL
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
7 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
8 8 (36.36%) Perl
8 8 (36.36%) C#
8 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
9 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
9 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 7 (31.82%) Java EE
9 7 (31.82%) OpenText
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (31.82%) Drools
10 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
10 6 (27.27%) Degree
10 6 (27.27%) XML
10 6 (27.27%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 4 (18.18%) JBehave
4 4 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 4 (18.18%) JMeter
5 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
6 2 (9.09%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) Firebug
6 2 (9.09%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Python Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Software Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Django Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) Drools
2 7 (31.82%) Java EE
3 6 (27.27%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) Django
6 2 (9.09%) CGI
6 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) STL
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) Leaflet
7 1 (4.55%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 3 (13.64%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) C++
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Ruby
5 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
5 9 (40.91%) PL/SQL
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
6 8 (36.36%) Perl
6 8 (36.36%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (9.09%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) OpenText
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat