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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 5 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.85% 0.97% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% 3.33% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £630 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
27 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 26.21% 29.13% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 57
Median daily rate £455 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £323 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £66.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +535.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) JMeter
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (33.33%) OOP
6 4 (33.33%) OO
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) JDBC
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) Big Data
6 4 (33.33%) Kanban
6 4 (33.33%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
7 3 (25.00%) Docker
7 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (25.00%) SOAP
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) XSD
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (16.67%) Unix

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JMeter
2 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Zephyr
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) JDBC
1 4 (33.33%) RESTful
2 3 (25.00%) SOAP
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) OOP
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP