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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 19 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 6.57% - 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.68% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£415 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -30.62%
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
71 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 51.82% 28.33% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 18 20
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £30.13 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.14% +80.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Django
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) STL
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Progress
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (16.67%) GCC
6 2 (16.67%) GDB
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Business Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) IPv4
1 1 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) GCC
1 2 (16.67%) GDB
2 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Django Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Django
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) STL
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) POSIX
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Business Development
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Lua
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Progress
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase