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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Python 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.94% 5.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 10.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £450 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
29 75 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 28.16% 51.72% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 63 17
Average daily rate £400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £385 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 £10.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1090.47% -31.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) ISEB
5 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) RSpec
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) RSpec
4 2 (16.67%) Ant
4 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) JBehave
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Applications Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Web Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Web Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Release and Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Drools
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) VB
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (16.67%) OpenView
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) OpenText
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Sophos
2 2 (16.67%) VMware