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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 27 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 25 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.40% 1.32% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.44% 3.53% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 5
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£438 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -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
201 85 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.41% 37.44% 44.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 43 111
Average daily rate £390 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £12.75 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Gloucester - 12 £500 - 2
Cheltenham - 6 £405 - 2
Cirencester - - - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (76.60%) Perl
2 34 (72.34%) Linux
3 31 (65.96%) Bash Shell
4 28 (59.57%) OO
5 19 (40.43%) Windows
6 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
7 16 (34.04%) DV Cleared
7 16 (34.04%) DevOps
7 16 (34.04%) MySQL
8 14 (29.79%) Java
8 14 (29.79%) Apache
8 14 (29.79%) SNMP
8 14 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (29.79%) Open Source
8 14 (29.79%) SSH
8 14 (29.79%) Problem Management
9 13 (27.66%) Subversion
9 13 (27.66%) ClearCase
9 13 (27.66%) C++
9 13 (27.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (25.53%) Release Management
11 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (21.28%) Ruby
12 8 (17.02%) Maven
12 8 (17.02%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (17.02%) Ant
12 8 (17.02%) SMTP
12 8 (17.02%) Internet
13 7 (14.89%) C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (29.79%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) SNMP
1 14 (29.79%) SSH
2 8 (17.02%) Internet
2 8 (17.02%) SMTP
3 3 (6.38%) HTTP
3 3 (6.38%) LDAP
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) AMQP
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.13%) VSAT
4 1 (2.13%) DVB
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 14 (29.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.38%) Big Data
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 13 (27.66%) ClearCase
1 13 (27.66%) Subversion
2 8 (17.02%) Maven
2 8 (17.02%) Ant
2 8 (17.02%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) NUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.13%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Python Developer
3 13 (27.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (14.89%) C++ Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) C++ Software Developer
10 1 (2.13%) RF Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Tester
10 1 (2.13%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
1 3 (6.38%) J2EE
1 3 (6.38%) Struts
1 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (6.38%) Spring
1 3 (6.38%) jQuery
2 2 (4.26%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.13%) SCADA
3 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (72.34%) Linux
2 19 (40.43%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) OO
2 16 (34.04%) DevOps
3 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (29.79%) Problem Management
4 12 (25.53%) Release Management
5 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.26%) Service Management
10 1 (2.13%) Validation
10 1 (2.13%) Statistical Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) Perl
2 31 (65.96%) Bash Shell
3 14 (29.79%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) C++
5 10 (21.28%) Ruby
6 7 (14.89%) C
7 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.64%) PHP
8 5 (10.64%) Lua
9 3 (6.38%) SQL
10 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.13%) VB
11 1 (2.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) CCENT
3 3 (6.38%) LPIC
4 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Squid
1 3 (6.38%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
1 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.38%) F5
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.13%) Sun
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