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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 18 29 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Python 34 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.54% 0.41% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.50% 1.15% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 3
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 87 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.68% 35.95% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 56 134
Average daily rate £381 £365 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 20
Average hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £14.98 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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
Gloucester - 17 £500 -
Cheltenham - 9 £405 - 9
Cirencester - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 35 (77.78%) Perl
2 33 (73.33%) Linux
3 31 (68.89%) Bash Shell
4 26 (57.78%) OO
5 19 (42.22%) Windows
6 16 (35.56%) MySQL
6 16 (35.56%) DevOps
6 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.11%) DV Cleared
7 14 (31.11%) Open Source
7 14 (31.11%) SSH
7 14 (31.11%) Problem Management
7 14 (31.11%) Apache
7 14 (31.11%) SNMP
7 14 (31.11%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (28.89%) Java
9 12 (26.67%) C++
9 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (24.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (24.44%) ClearCase
10 11 (24.44%) Subversion
11 10 (22.22%) Ruby
11 10 (22.22%) Release Management
12 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (17.78%) SMTP
12 8 (17.78%) Internet
13 6 (13.33%) Ant
13 6 (13.33%) C
13 6 (13.33%) Maven
13 6 (13.33%) Apache Ivy

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (31.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) SNMP
1 14 (31.11%) SSH
2 8 (17.78%) Internet
2 8 (17.78%) SMTP
3 3 (6.67%) HTTP
3 3 (6.67%) LDAP
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
3 3 (6.67%) SSL
4 2 (4.44%) AMQP
5 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.22%) VSAT
5 1 (2.22%) DVB
5 1 (2.22%) Wireless
5 1 (2.22%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) MySQL
2 14 (31.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (24.44%) ClearCase
1 11 (24.44%) Subversion
2 6 (13.33%) Maven
2 6 (13.33%) Ant
2 6 (13.33%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.67%) NUnit
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Python Developer
3 13 (28.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) C++ Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) C++ Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) RF Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.22%) Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) Struts
2 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.44%) Spring
2 2 (4.44%) jQuery
2 2 (4.44%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Open Source
2 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.22%) SCADA
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Linux
2 19 (42.22%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) OO
2 16 (35.56%) DevOps
3 14 (31.11%) Problem Management
4 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.22%) Release Management
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.67%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.44%) Service Management
11 1 (2.22%) Validation
11 1 (2.22%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (2.22%) Cyber Security
11 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
11 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) Perl
2 31 (68.89%) Bash Shell
3 13 (28.89%) Java
4 12 (26.67%) C++
5 10 (22.22%) Ruby
6 6 (13.33%) C
7 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 4 (8.89%) Lua
9 3 (6.67%) SQL
10 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.22%) VB
11 1 (2.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.11%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CCENT
3 3 (6.67%) LPIC
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) HND
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Squid
1 3 (6.67%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) F5
3 3 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) Sun
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