The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 33 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 10 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.67% - 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.29% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 11
Average daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
159 195 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 42.51% 59.45% 57.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 110 241
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Python
South West

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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 8 £450 - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Wotton-under-Edge - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (100.00%) Perl
2 10 (83.33%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (66.67%) Open Source
4 8 (66.67%) SSH
4 8 (66.67%) Apache
4 8 (66.67%) MySQL
4 8 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (66.67%) SNMP
5 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
6 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (8.33%) ITIL
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (8.33%) C
7 1 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (8.33%) LDAP
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
7 1 (8.33%) Ethernet

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SNMP
1 8 (66.67%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
1 8 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (41.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) OO
2 9 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Lua
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) VMware
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