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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 17 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing Python 49 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.08% 0.31% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.77% 0.95% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 6
Average daily rate
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£458 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £300 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £44.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -30.62%
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
261 105 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 53.70% 32.92% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 52 144
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 33
Average hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £14.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 £478 - 3
Gloucester - 8 £415 - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (87.78%) Security Cleared
2 69 (76.67%) DV Cleared
3 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (54.44%) OO
5 48 (53.33%) Bash Shell
6 47 (52.22%) Perl
7 45 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (48.89%) Release Management
9 43 (47.78%) Java
10 41 (45.56%) Ruby
11 40 (44.44%) Subversion
11 40 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 40 (44.44%) ClearCase
12 37 (41.11%) C++
13 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
14 31 (34.44%) UNIX
14 31 (34.44%) Linux
15 30 (33.33%) Scrum
16 27 (30.00%) Maven
17 24 (26.67%) Ant
17 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
17 24 (26.67%) Apache Ivy
18 22 (24.44%) SQL
19 19 (21.11%) Lua
20 18 (20.00%) PHP
20 18 (20.00%) OOD
21 17 (18.89%) J2EE
22 14 (15.56%) Sun
22 14 (15.56%) Sun Certification
23 11 (12.22%) PL/SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (8.89%) JBoss
2 4 (4.44%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Qpid
5 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.67%) SDH
2 6 (6.67%) 3G
2 6 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 6 (6.67%) 2G
2 6 (6.67%) 2.5G
2 6 (6.67%) 4G
3 3 (3.33%) ASN.1
4 2 (2.22%) IPv4
4 2 (2.22%) IPv6
5 1 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (1.11%) LDAP
5 1 (1.11%) Modbus
5 1 (1.11%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.11%) QlikView
3 1 (1.11%) Big Data
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 40 (44.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 40 (44.44%) ClearCase
1 40 (44.44%) Subversion
2 27 (30.00%) Maven
3 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 24 (26.67%) Ant
3 24 (26.67%) Apache Ivy
4 9 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.00%) JIRA
5 8 (8.89%) SoapUI
6 7 (7.78%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.44%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
8 3 (3.33%) GCC
8 3 (3.33%) GDB
9 2 (2.22%) Selenium
10 1 (1.11%) JMeter
10 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
10 1 (1.11%) Valgrind
10 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Law
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
2 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Developer
2 32 (35.56%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.33%) C++ Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Python Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.33%) GIS Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (2.22%) Django Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (2.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.89%) J2EE
2 9 (10.00%) STL
3 8 (8.89%) Web Services
3 8 (8.89%) XML
3 8 (8.89%) EJB
3 8 (8.89%) JAXB
3 8 (8.89%) Hibernate
3 8 (8.89%) JSF
3 8 (8.89%) JPA
3 8 (8.89%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (5.56%) RESTful
4 5 (5.56%) Apache Camel
4 5 (5.56%) Django
4 5 (5.56%) Spring
5 3 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.22%) CSS
6 2 (2.22%) HTML
6 2 (2.22%) .NET
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.11%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.44%) GIS
4 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.11%) CESG
4 1 (1.11%) PKI
4 1 (1.11%) SCADA
4 1 (1.11%) Wiki
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) UNIX
1 31 (34.44%) Linux
2 11 (12.22%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (54.44%) OO
3 45 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (48.89%) Release Management
5 30 (33.33%) Scrum
6 18 (20.00%) OOD
7 10 (11.11%) User Stories
8 9 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.67%) TDD
12 5 (5.56%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (3.33%) Business Development
14 3 (3.33%) Change Control
14 3 (3.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (53.33%) Bash Shell
2 47 (52.22%) Perl
3 43 (47.78%) Java
4 41 (45.56%) Ruby
5 37 (41.11%) C++
6 35 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 22 (24.44%) SQL
8 19 (21.11%) Lua
9 18 (20.00%) PHP
10 11 (12.22%) PL/SQL
11 10 (11.11%) C
12 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.22%) Embedded C
13 2 (2.22%) C#
13 2 (2.22%) VB
14 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 79 (87.78%) Security Cleared
2 69 (76.67%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.56%) Sun Certification
4 9 (10.00%) OCPJP
5 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) ISEB
7 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.22%) VCP4
9 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) vCloud
2 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Puppet
1 4 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Sun
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Progress
3 2 (2.22%) VMware
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) ESRI
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Sybase
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