The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 17 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 31 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.29% 6.59% 9.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.82% 13.33% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 33
Median daily rate £475 £460 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +9.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.24%

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
196 225 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.41% 49.45% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 155
Median daily rate £425 £415 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.53 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -1 6 £630 +57.50% 8
Cheltenham -2 4 £425 -6.59% 5
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Python.

1 58 (75.32%) Security Cleared
2 54 (70.13%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (67.53%) DV Cleared
4 49 (63.64%) Java
5 35 (45.45%) Linux
6 33 (42.86%) Selenium
7 24 (31.17%) Perl
8 23 (29.87%) Scrum
9 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 21 (27.27%) C++
10 21 (27.27%) Bash Shell
11 20 (25.97%) DevOps
11 20 (25.97%) Windows
12 19 (24.68%) LoadRunner
12 19 (24.68%) SDLC
12 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
14 16 (20.78%) Ruby
14 16 (20.78%) JMeter
14 16 (20.78%) C
14 16 (20.78%) Oracle
15 14 (18.18%) Unix
15 14 (18.18%) Hadoop
16 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
16 13 (16.88%) OO
16 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
17 12 (15.58%) HP
17 12 (15.58%) ISEB
17 12 (15.58%) Big Data
17 12 (15.58%) Defect Tracking

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Firewall
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.30%) VoIP
1 1 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
3 12 (15.58%) Big Data
4 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.30%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 33 (42.86%) Selenium
2 19 (24.68%) LoadRunner
3 16 (20.78%) JMeter
4 11 (14.29%) JIRA
5 10 (12.99%) Ant
5 10 (12.99%) Cucumber
6 9 (11.69%) Jenkins
7 8 (10.39%) Maven
8 5 (6.49%) Hudson
8 5 (6.49%) Rational Functional Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (6.49%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.19%) Zephyr
10 3 (3.90%) Gradle
10 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.60%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.60%) JUnit
General
1 2 (2.60%) Games
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.30%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 18 (23.38%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Integration Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Architect
6 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Software Test Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Tester
8 5 (6.49%) Java Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Applications Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.90%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) HTML
1 10 (12.99%) RESTful
2 8 (10.39%) J2EE
2 8 (10.39%) Spring
2 8 (10.39%) XML
3 7 (9.09%) CSS
3 7 (9.09%) Java EE
3 7 (9.09%) Web Services
4 6 (7.79%) EJB
4 6 (7.79%) JDBC
4 6 (7.79%) JSON
4 6 (7.79%) XSD
5 5 (6.49%) SOAP
6 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.19%) Middleware
7 3 (3.90%) JMS
8 2 (2.60%) .NET
8 2 (2.60%) STL
8 2 (2.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (45.45%) Linux
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
3 14 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Android
5 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.60%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (70.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) Scrum
3 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 20 (25.97%) DevOps
5 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (24.68%) SDLC
6 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
7 13 (16.88%) OO
8 12 (15.58%) Automation Testing
8 12 (15.58%) Defect Tracking
9 11 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 11 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.29%) Validation
10 10 (12.99%) Automated Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Integration Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Manual Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (12.99%) System Testing
10 10 (12.99%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 49 (63.64%) Java
2 24 (31.17%) Perl
3 21 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 21 (27.27%) C++
4 16 (20.78%) C
4 16 (20.78%) Ruby
5 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.09%) C#
7 4 (5.19%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.90%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.60%) PHP
9 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.30%) Lua
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
10 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (75.32%) Security Cleared
2 52 (67.53%) DV Cleared
3 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
4 12 (15.58%) ISEB
5 9 (11.69%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
3 1 (1.30%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) HP
3 6 (7.79%) Cloudera
3 6 (7.79%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.30%) Apprenda
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) SAP