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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 16 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Python 45 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.76% 3.95% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.98% 8.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
265 167 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.48% 47.18% 61.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 91 104
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £30.00 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 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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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 - 23 £454 -
Gloucester -1 4 £468 +3.88% 2
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 84 (86.60%) Security Cleared
2 71 (73.20%) DV Cleared
3 67 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (54.64%) Java
5 48 (49.48%) Ruby
6 46 (47.42%) Bash Shell
7 43 (44.33%) Perl
8 42 (43.30%) OO
9 38 (39.18%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (37.11%) ClearCase
10 36 (37.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 36 (37.11%) Subversion
11 35 (36.08%) Scrum
11 35 (36.08%) C++
12 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
12 33 (34.02%) Release Management
13 29 (29.90%) Linux
14 28 (28.87%) UNIX
15 24 (24.74%) OOD
15 24 (24.74%) SQL
15 24 (24.74%) Git (software)
16 21 (21.65%) Maven
17 20 (20.62%) J2EE
18 18 (18.56%) Ant
18 18 (18.56%) Apache Ivy
19 16 (16.49%) PHP
19 16 (16.49%) Lua
20 15 (15.46%) Oracle
20 15 (15.46%) STL
20 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 12 (12.37%) JBoss
2 4 (4.12%) ArcGIS
2 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.09%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Qpid
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) GitHub
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.34%) Wireshark
2 11 (11.34%) SDH
3 10 (10.31%) 2G
3 10 (10.31%) 2.5G
3 10 (10.31%) 3G
4 9 (9.28%) 4G
5 3 (3.09%) ASN.1
6 2 (2.06%) IPv4
6 2 (2.06%) IPv6
7 1 (1.03%) Wireless
7 1 (1.03%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.03%) Network Security
7 1 (1.03%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MySQL
1 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) QlikView
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (37.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 36 (37.11%) ClearCase
1 36 (37.11%) Subversion
2 24 (24.74%) Git (software)
3 21 (21.65%) Maven
4 18 (18.56%) Ant
4 18 (18.56%) Apache Ivy
5 12 (12.37%) JIRA
5 12 (12.37%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.19%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.15%) Rational Functional Tester
8 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.09%) GCC
9 3 (3.09%) GDB
9 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.03%) JMeter
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.03%) Selenium
10 1 (1.03%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.09%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 73 (75.26%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) Java Developer
3 23 (23.71%) C++ Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Python Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.15%) Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Designer
8 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.09%) GIS Developer
8 3 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.06%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.06%) Interaction Designer
9 2 (2.06%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) J2EE
2 15 (15.46%) STL
3 12 (12.37%) Web Services
3 12 (12.37%) XML
3 12 (12.37%) JAXB
3 12 (12.37%) Hibernate
3 12 (12.37%) EJB
3 12 (12.37%) JSF
3 12 (12.37%) JPA
3 12 (12.37%) EJB 3.0
4 10 (10.31%) Django
5 9 (9.28%) RESTful
6 7 (7.22%) HTML
7 6 (6.19%) CSS
8 5 (5.15%) JSON
9 4 (4.12%) Flask
10 3 (3.09%) Leaflet
10 3 (3.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Client/Server
1 10 (10.31%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.15%) GIS
3 4 (4.12%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.03%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.03%) SCADA
4 1 (1.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) Linux
2 28 (28.87%) UNIX
3 8 (8.25%) Windows
4 3 (3.09%) CentOS
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (43.30%) OO
3 38 (39.18%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (36.08%) Scrum
5 33 (34.02%) Release Management
6 24 (24.74%) OOD
7 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.22%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.19%) User Stories
11 5 (5.15%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Test Management
11 5 (5.15%) TDD
11 5 (5.15%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.15%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.15%) Functional Testing
12 4 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.09%) Business Development
13 3 (3.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) Java
2 48 (49.48%) Ruby
3 46 (47.42%) Bash Shell
4 43 (44.33%) Perl
5 35 (36.08%) C++
6 33 (34.02%) JavaScript
7 24 (24.74%) SQL
8 16 (16.49%) PHP
8 16 (16.49%) Lua
9 10 (10.31%) C
10 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL
10 8 (8.25%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.09%) C#
12 2 (2.06%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (86.60%) Security Cleared
2 71 (73.20%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) Sun Certification
4 8 (8.25%) OCPJP
4 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) ISEB
6 3 (3.09%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) Vagrant
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Oracle
2 10 (10.31%) Sun
3 2 (2.06%) Progress
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.03%) Sybase
4 1 (1.03%) ESRI
4 1 (1.03%) OpenText
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.03%) Twitter
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