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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 16 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Python 44 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.82% 4.55% 9.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.67% 9.09% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 32
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £362 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £558 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
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
249 253 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.58% 50.00% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 130 157
Median daily rate £415 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.53 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheltenham +5 15 £450 -2.70% 9
Gloucester -2 7 £625 +38.88% 10
Tewkesbury 0 1 - - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 59 (75.64%) Security Cleared
2 51 (65.38%) DV Cleared
2 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (62.82%) Java
4 40 (51.28%) Linux
5 30 (38.46%) Selenium
6 29 (37.18%) Bash Shell
7 25 (32.05%) Perl
8 21 (26.92%) Scrum
8 21 (26.92%) C++
9 18 (23.08%) Unix
9 18 (23.08%) Ruby
9 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (23.08%) DevOps
10 17 (21.79%) SDLC
10 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
10 17 (21.79%) Windows
10 17 (21.79%) LoadRunner
11 16 (20.51%) HP
11 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
12 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
12 15 (19.23%) JMeter
12 15 (19.23%) Oracle
13 14 (17.95%) Hadoop
14 12 (15.38%) HTML
14 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.38%) OO
14 12 (15.38%) ISEB
14 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
15 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing

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 3 (3.85%) JBoss
1 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) Apache
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Firewall
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
1 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.28%) VoIP
1 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.95%) Hadoop
2 10 (12.82%) Big Data
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Selenium
2 17 (21.79%) LoadRunner
3 15 (19.23%) JMeter
4 10 (12.82%) Ant
4 10 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 10 (12.82%) JIRA
5 8 (10.26%) Maven
6 7 (8.97%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.69%) Hudson
8 5 (6.41%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (6.41%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.41%) WebDriver
9 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.13%) Rational Functional Tester
9 4 (5.13%) Zephyr
10 3 (3.85%) Gradle
11 2 (2.56%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Electronics
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 23 (29.49%) Test Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Test Specialist
5 7 (8.97%) Tester
6 6 (7.69%) Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Technical Tester
8 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Test Scripter
9 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) HTML
2 10 (12.82%) JSON
3 9 (11.54%) XML
4 8 (10.26%) Spring
5 7 (8.97%) XSD
6 6 (7.69%) CSS
6 6 (7.69%) SOAP
7 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.41%) Java EE
7 5 (6.41%) RESTful
8 4 (5.13%) EJB
8 4 (5.13%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.13%) JDBC
8 4 (5.13%) jQuery
8 4 (5.13%) Web Services
9 3 (3.85%) J2EE
9 3 (3.85%) JMS
9 3 (3.85%) Node.js
10 2 (2.56%) HTML5
10 2 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Linux
2 18 (23.08%) Unix
3 17 (21.79%) Windows
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.92%) Scrum
3 18 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (23.08%) DevOps
4 17 (21.79%) SDLC
4 17 (21.79%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.23%) Software Testing
6 12 (15.38%) OO
6 12 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
7 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
7 10 (12.82%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (11.54%) Automation Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Performance Testing
9 8 (10.26%) TDD
9 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.26%) Validation
10 7 (8.97%) V-Model
10 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 49 (62.82%) Java
2 29 (37.18%) Bash Shell
3 25 (32.05%) Perl
4 21 (26.92%) C++
5 18 (23.08%) Ruby
6 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.82%) C
8 7 (8.97%) C#
9 5 (6.41%) SQL
10 3 (3.85%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.56%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.56%) PHP
11 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.28%) Lua
12 1 (1.28%) Scala
12 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (75.64%) Security Cleared
2 51 (65.38%) DV Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) ISTQB
4 12 (15.38%) ISEB
5 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Docker
2 3 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.13%) Puppet
3 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) HP
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle
3 8 (10.26%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.69%) Cloudera
5 5 (6.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.28%) Apprenda
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
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