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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 23 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.85% - 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
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
44 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 37.61% 21.74% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 10 17
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £516 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -21.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Bash Shell
3 14 (73.68%) Perl
4 9 (47.37%) DevOps
5 8 (42.11%) Internet
5 8 (42.11%) SMTP
6 7 (36.84%) OO
7 6 (31.58%) Apache
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) MySQL
7 6 (31.58%) SNMP
7 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) Open Source
7 6 (31.58%) SSH
7 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
8 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
9 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) Zenoss
10 3 (15.79%) qmail
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) F5
10 3 (15.79%) LPIC
10 3 (15.79%) CCENT
10 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.79%) Squid
10 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
10 3 (15.79%) NUnit
10 3 (15.79%) DNS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (31.58%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SMTP
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
2 6 (31.58%) SSH
2 6 (31.58%) SNMP
3 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 3 (15.79%) HTTP
3 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
1 6 (31.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) NUnit
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Python Developer
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) OO
3 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Bash Shell
2 14 (73.68%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) LPIC
2 3 (15.79%) CCENT
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Squid
1 3 (15.79%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.79%) F5
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle