The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 26 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 24 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.06% 2.00% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.48% 4.59% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 5
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£450 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Python
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
209 109 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 44.09% 43.60% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 61 94
Average daily rate £405 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -18.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £12.75 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.90 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Gloucestershire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Gloucestershire region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 16 £450 - 9
Gloucester - 5 £400 - 4
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - - 2
Cirencester - - - - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 44 (77.19%) Perl
2 37 (64.91%) Linux
2 37 (64.91%) OO
3 35 (61.40%) Bash Shell
4 27 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 25 (43.86%) DV Cleared
6 22 (38.60%) Java
7 21 (36.84%) Release Management
8 20 (35.09%) Subversion
8 20 (35.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 20 (35.09%) ClearCase
8 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (33.33%) Windows
10 18 (31.58%) C++
10 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (28.07%) DevOps
11 16 (28.07%) MySQL
12 14 (24.56%) Ant
12 14 (24.56%) Apache
12 14 (24.56%) SNMP
12 14 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (24.56%) Apache Ivy
12 14 (24.56%) Open Source
12 14 (24.56%) Problem Management
12 14 (24.56%) SSH
12 14 (24.56%) Maven
12 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (21.05%) Ruby
13 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
14 10 (17.54%) UNIX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 14 (24.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) SNMP
1 14 (24.56%) SSH
2 8 (14.04%) Internet
2 8 (14.04%) SMTP
3 3 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) LDAP
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 3 (5.26%) SSL
3 3 (5.26%) AMQP
4 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.75%) VSAT
4 1 (1.75%) DVB
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) MySQL
2 14 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.26%) Big Data
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 20 (35.09%) ClearCase
1 20 (35.09%) Subversion
2 14 (24.56%) Maven
2 14 (24.56%) Ant
2 14 (24.56%) Apache Ivy
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) Selenium
4 3 (5.26%) NUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.75%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Python Developer
3 13 (22.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C++ Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (14.04%) Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Tester
10 1 (1.75%) Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Support Technician
10 1 (1.75%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Spring
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) J2EE
3 3 (5.26%) Struts
3 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (3.51%) Drools
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Open Source
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.75%) SCADA
3 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 37 (64.91%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) Windows
3 10 (17.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) OO
2 21 (36.84%) Release Management
3 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (28.07%) DevOps
6 14 (24.56%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.26%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.51%) Service Management
11 1 (1.75%) Validation
11 1 (1.75%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (1.75%) Test Management
11 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) Perl
2 35 (61.40%) Bash Shell
3 22 (38.60%) Java
4 18 (31.58%) C++
5 12 (21.05%) Ruby
5 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.79%) Lua
6 9 (15.79%) PHP
7 7 (12.28%) C
8 5 (8.77%) SQL
9 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.51%) VB
11 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.75%) Tcl
11 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.86%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) Sun Certification
4 3 (5.26%) LPIC
4 3 (5.26%) CCENT
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) HND
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Squid
1 3 (5.26%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle
1 5 (8.77%) Sun
1 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.26%) F5
2 3 (5.26%) Juniper
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco
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