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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 18 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 43 34 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.21% 7.71% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.34% 16.83% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 0
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -15.49%
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
248 202 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.10% 45.80% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 99 57
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.09% +15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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
Gloucester +5 17 £438 -12.50% 7
Cheltenham -3 14 £400 -1.23% 3
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 77 (89.53%) Security Cleared
2 69 (80.23%) Java
3 66 (76.74%) DV Cleared
4 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (47.67%) Perl
6 39 (45.35%) Ruby
7 35 (40.70%) C++
8 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
9 30 (34.88%) Bash Shell
10 28 (32.56%) SQL
11 27 (31.40%) OO
12 26 (30.23%) Release Management
13 25 (29.07%) Subversion
13 25 (29.07%) ClearCase
13 25 (29.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 24 (27.91%) UNIX
14 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (26.74%) Scrum
15 23 (26.74%) Linux
16 22 (25.58%) HTML
16 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
17 21 (24.42%) Oracle
18 19 (22.09%) J2EE
19 18 (20.93%) XML
20 17 (19.77%) Ant
20 17 (19.77%) PHP
20 17 (19.77%) Maven
21 16 (18.60%) Apache Ivy
22 15 (17.44%) Lua
22 15 (17.44%) Shell Script

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (15.12%) JBoss
2 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) SDH
1 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
1 11 (12.79%) Wireshark
2 10 (11.63%) 3G
2 10 (11.63%) 2G
2 10 (11.63%) 2.5G
3 9 (10.47%) 4G
4 2 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) MySQL
2 11 (12.79%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) QlikView
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (29.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 25 (29.07%) ClearCase
1 25 (29.07%) Subversion
2 22 (25.58%) Git (software)
3 17 (19.77%) Ant
3 17 (19.77%) Maven
4 16 (18.60%) Apache Ivy
5 13 (15.12%) JIRA
6 12 (13.95%) LoadRunner
7 11 (12.79%) Cucumber
8 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
8 10 (11.63%) Jenkins
9 6 (6.98%) JMeter
9 6 (6.98%) JBehave
9 6 (6.98%) Selenium
9 6 (6.98%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
11 3 (3.49%) Hudson
12 2 (2.33%) Firebug
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (69.77%) Developer
2 36 (41.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.12%) C++ Developer
3 13 (15.12%) Python Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Designer
7 3 (3.49%) Interaction Designer
7 3 (3.49%) Django Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Software Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Tester
8 2 (2.33%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.33%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Software Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) HTML
2 19 (22.09%) J2EE
3 18 (20.93%) XML
4 13 (15.12%) STL
4 13 (15.12%) Hibernate
5 11 (12.79%) Django
6 10 (11.63%) JPA
6 10 (11.63%) EJB 3.0
6 10 (11.63%) JAXB
6 10 (11.63%) JSF
6 10 (11.63%) Web Services
6 10 (11.63%) EJB
7 9 (10.47%) JSON
8 7 (8.14%) CSS
8 7 (8.14%) RESTful
9 5 (5.81%) Flask
9 5 (5.81%) Drools
9 5 (5.81%) jQuery
9 5 (5.81%) Java EE
10 4 (4.65%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Client/Server
1 10 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.30%) User Experience
2 8 (9.30%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.16%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) UNIX
2 23 (26.74%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) OO
3 26 (30.23%) Release Management
4 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (26.74%) Scrum
6 13 (15.12%) OOD
6 13 (15.12%) TDD
7 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.63%) Configuration Management
8 9 (10.47%) ITIL
9 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
9 7 (8.14%) User Stories
9 7 (8.14%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.98%) Test Planning
10 6 (6.98%) Functional Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Test Management
10 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.49%) Integration Testing
12 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (80.23%) Java
2 41 (47.67%) Perl
3 39 (45.35%) Ruby
4 35 (40.70%) C++
5 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 30 (34.88%) Bash Shell
7 28 (32.56%) SQL
8 17 (19.77%) PHP
9 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
9 15 (17.44%) Lua
10 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
10 8 (9.30%) C
11 7 (8.14%) C#
12 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.16%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 77 (89.53%) Security Cleared
2 66 (76.74%) DV Cleared
3 12 (13.95%) Sun Certification
4 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
5 10 (11.63%) ISEB
6 9 (10.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (9.30%) Degree
8 7 (8.14%) OCPJP
9 6 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Oracle
2 12 (13.95%) Sun
3 6 (6.98%) OpenText
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) Progress
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