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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 20 14 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Contract jobs citing Python 31 54 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.84% 10.29% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 20.45% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 1
Average daily rate £450 £460 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
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
217 264 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.90% 50.29% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 181 42
Average daily rate £420 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £338 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £30.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +36.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £36.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.14 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 17 £450 -5.85% 12
Gloucester +1 2 £450 +10.42% 7
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 50 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 49 (90.74%) DV Cleared
3 37 (68.52%) Java
4 34 (62.96%) Bash Shell
5 30 (55.56%) Linux
6 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (33.33%) Perl
9 17 (31.48%) Unix
9 17 (31.48%) ISTQB
10 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 16 (29.63%) C++
11 13 (24.07%) Windows
11 13 (24.07%) ITIL
11 13 (24.07%) Release Management
11 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
12 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 12 (22.22%) Maven
12 12 (22.22%) Oracle
12 12 (22.22%) Ant
12 12 (22.22%) ISEB
13 11 (20.37%) Shell Script
13 11 (20.37%) Ruby
14 10 (18.52%) HP
14 10 (18.52%) OO
15 9 (16.67%) ClearCase
15 9 (16.67%) LoadRunner
15 9 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
15 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
16 8 (14.81%) Apache Ivy

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DHCP
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) RFID
2 1 (1.85%) RS-232
2 1 (1.85%) RS-485
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.22%) Ant
2 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Maven
3 9 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 9 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 8 (14.81%) Apache Ivy
4 8 (14.81%) Selenium
5 7 (12.96%) Subversion
5 7 (12.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
6 5 (9.26%) RSpec
7 4 (7.41%) Artifactory
7 4 (7.41%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.70%) JBehave
9 2 (3.70%) JMeter
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.85%) Electronics
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Test Manager
3 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Test Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Tester
4 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Release Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Software Test Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Tester
7 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Programmer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) HTML
1 4 (7.41%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.70%) Drools
3 2 (3.70%) Java EE
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) SOAP
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) CGI
4 1 (1.85%) Django
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
1 2 (3.70%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (55.56%) Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Unix
3 13 (24.07%) Windows
4 2 (3.70%) CentOS
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (24.07%) ITIL
3 13 (24.07%) Release Management
4 10 (18.52%) OO
5 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL V3
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) TDD
8 5 (9.26%) BDD
8 5 (9.26%) Open Source
8 5 (9.26%) Test Planning
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
9 4 (7.41%) Test Management
9 4 (7.41%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 3 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Java
2 34 (62.96%) Bash Shell
3 18 (33.33%) Perl
4 16 (29.63%) C++
4 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.37%) Ruby
5 11 (20.37%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.81%) Lua
6 8 (14.81%) PHP
7 7 (12.96%) VB
8 6 (11.11%) C
8 6 (11.11%) C#
8 6 (11.11%) SQL
9 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 49 (90.74%) DV Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) ISTQB
4 12 (22.22%) ISEB
5 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (11.11%) Sun Certification
7 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (3.70%) Degree
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.70%) OpenView
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 10 (18.52%) HP
3 6 (11.11%) Sun
4 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.41%) VMware
5 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Freescale
5 2 (3.70%) OpenText
5 2 (3.70%) Sophos
6 1 (1.85%) ESRI
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