The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.32% 3.45% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 10.71% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £630 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £480 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +18.24%

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
29 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 30.53% 32.18% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 57
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £322 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £125.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.40% +1090.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for Python.

1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
6 6 (40.00%) JMeter
7 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) OOP
8 4 (26.67%) OO
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) JDBC
8 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 4 (26.67%) Big Data
8 4 (26.67%) Kanban
8 4 (26.67%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Selenium
9 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (20.00%) SOAP
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) XSD
9 3 (20.00%) Unix
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) Perl

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JMeter
2 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Zephyr
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripter
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) JDBC
2 4 (26.67%) RESTful
3 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Kanban
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source Development
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat