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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 13 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Python 9 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 9.78% 16.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% 29.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
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
39 68 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 42.39% 56.20% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 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 10 (66.67%) Java
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Java EE
6 3 (20.00%) Drools
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (20.00%) Django
6 3 (20.00%) MySQL
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (20.00%) OpenText

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) JMeter
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Django Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Interaction Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) Django
2 3 (20.00%) Drools
2 3 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) STL
4 1 (6.67%) CGI
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) Leaflet
4 1 (6.67%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (13.33%) Perl
8 1 (6.67%) C
8 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) OpenText
2 2 (13.33%) Progress