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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 13 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 53 2 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.37% 0.70% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.78% 2.50% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 1 8
Average daily rate
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£460 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
255 80 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 49.90% 27.87% 65.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 40 139
Average daily rate £450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £263 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 35
Average hourly rate £41.00 £22.63 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.19% -39.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £14.33 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 - 29 £478 - 6
Gloucester - 8 £408 - 7
Tewkesbury - - - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 69 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 61 (78.21%) DV Cleared
3 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (60.26%) OO
5 44 (56.41%) Perl
5 44 (56.41%) Bash Shell
6 43 (55.13%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (52.56%) Release Management
8 38 (48.72%) Subversion
8 38 (48.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 38 (48.72%) ClearCase
9 36 (46.15%) C++
9 36 (46.15%) Ruby
10 33 (42.31%) Java
11 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
12 30 (38.46%) UNIX
12 30 (38.46%) Linux
13 27 (34.62%) Maven
14 24 (30.77%) Ant
14 24 (30.77%) Apache Ivy
15 23 (29.49%) Scrum
16 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
17 18 (23.08%) Lua
18 17 (21.79%) PHP
19 16 (20.51%) OOD
20 15 (19.23%) SQL
21 12 (15.38%) Sun
21 12 (15.38%) Sun Certification
22 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
22 11 (14.10%) J2EE

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (3.85%) ArcGIS
1 3 (3.85%) JBoss
1 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) 4G
2 4 (5.13%) 3G
2 4 (5.13%) SDH
2 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.13%) 2G
2 4 (5.13%) 2.5G
3 3 (3.85%) ASN.1
4 2 (2.56%) AMQP
4 2 (2.56%) IPv4
4 2 (2.56%) IPv6
5 1 (1.28%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) LDAP
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (48.72%) Subversion
1 38 (48.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 38 (48.72%) ClearCase
2 27 (34.62%) Maven
3 24 (30.77%) Ant
3 24 (30.77%) Apache Ivy
4 21 (26.92%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.13%) JIRA
8 3 (3.85%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (3.85%) GCC
8 3 (3.85%) GDB
8 3 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.56%) Selenium
10 1 (1.28%) JMeter
10 1 (1.28%) Metasploit
10 1 (1.28%) Valgrind
10 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Law
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (75.64%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.64%) C++ Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Tester
9 2 (2.56%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.56%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.56%) GIS Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
10 1 (1.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) J2EE
2 7 (8.97%) STL
3 6 (7.69%) Spring
4 5 (6.41%) Apache Camel
5 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.85%) Django
6 3 (3.85%) JSF
6 3 (3.85%) JAXB
6 3 (3.85%) EJB
6 3 (3.85%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) XML
6 3 (3.85%) RESTful
6 3 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.85%) JPA
6 3 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (2.56%) .NET
7 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (1.28%) POSIX
8 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.28%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.28%) CESG
4 1 (1.28%) SCADA
4 1 (1.28%) Wiki
4 1 (1.28%) PKI
4 1 (1.28%) Open Source
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) UNIX
1 30 (38.46%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (60.26%) OO
3 43 (55.13%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (52.56%) Release Management
5 23 (29.49%) Scrum
6 16 (20.51%) OOD
7 8 (10.26%) User Stories
7 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.97%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.69%) TDD
9 6 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.41%) Software Testing
11 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
12 3 (3.85%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (56.41%) Perl
1 44 (56.41%) Bash Shell
2 36 (46.15%) C++
2 36 (46.15%) Ruby
3 33 (42.31%) Java
4 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.08%) Lua
6 17 (21.79%) PHP
7 15 (19.23%) SQL
8 11 (14.10%) PL/SQL
9 10 (12.82%) C
10 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.56%) C#
11 2 (2.56%) VB
11 2 (2.56%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 69 (88.46%) Security Cleared
2 61 (78.21%) DV Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) Sun Certification
4 7 (8.97%) OCPJP
5 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) ISEB
7 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.85%) Nagios
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (15.38%) Sun
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.28%) ESRI
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase
4 1 (1.28%) Progress
4 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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