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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 18 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 40 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.51% 7.14% 4.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 13.57% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 18
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £370 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
260 258 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.32% 52.65% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 146 116
Median daily rate £390 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +8 14 £368 -16.00% 5
Gloucester -5 9 £450 +2.85% 10
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 61 (82.43%) Security Cleared
2 55 (74.32%) Java
3 54 (72.97%) DV Cleared
4 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (50.00%) Linux
6 36 (48.65%) Bash Shell
7 33 (44.59%) Unix
8 31 (41.89%) Perl
9 23 (31.08%) C++
10 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (27.03%) Selenium
11 20 (27.03%) DevOps
12 19 (25.68%) Ruby
13 17 (22.97%) ISTQB
13 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
13 17 (22.97%) Oracle
14 16 (21.62%) JSON
14 16 (21.62%) Hadoop
15 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
15 15 (20.27%) LoadRunner
16 14 (18.92%) JIRA
17 13 (17.57%) Spring
17 13 (17.57%) HP
17 13 (17.57%) SQL
17 13 (17.57%) HTML
18 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
18 12 (16.22%) Scrum
19 11 (14.86%) JMeter
19 11 (14.86%) TDD
19 11 (14.86%) Software 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 9 (12.16%) JBoss
1 9 (12.16%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) DHCP
1 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.41%) Big Data
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Selenium
2 15 (20.27%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.27%) LoadRunner
3 14 (18.92%) JIRA
4 11 (14.86%) JMeter
5 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.51%) Hudson
6 8 (10.81%) Ant
6 8 (10.81%) Maven
7 6 (8.11%) Rational Functional Tester
7 6 (8.11%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.76%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (6.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (6.76%) ClearCase
8 5 (6.76%) Subversion
8 5 (6.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.41%) Zephyr
10 3 (4.05%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.05%) Electronics
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.70%) Marketing
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) Java Developer
3 19 (25.68%) Test Engineer
4 15 (20.27%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Test Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Technical Tester
6 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Test Scripter
7 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) JSON
2 13 (17.57%) HTML
2 13 (17.57%) Spring
3 10 (13.51%) Hibernate
3 10 (13.51%) jQuery
4 6 (8.11%) Node.js
4 6 (8.11%) SOAP
4 6 (8.11%) XML
4 6 (8.11%) XSD
5 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.05%) HTML5
6 3 (4.05%) Java EE
7 2 (2.70%) EJB
7 2 (2.70%) J2EE
8 1 (1.35%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.35%) JMS
8 1 (1.35%) JSF
8 1 (1.35%) Middleware
8 1 (1.35%) REST
8 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.35%) Ergonomics
3 1 (1.35%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (50.00%) Linux
2 33 (44.59%) Unix
3 11 (14.86%) Windows
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.35%) AIX
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (27.03%) DevOps
4 12 (16.22%) Scrum
5 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
5 11 (14.86%) SDLC
5 11 (14.86%) Software Testing
5 11 (14.86%) TDD
6 9 (12.16%) Functional Testing
6 9 (12.16%) Release Management
6 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (10.81%) OO
7 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.46%) Test Management
9 6 (8.11%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.11%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (6.76%) Automation Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.76%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 55 (74.32%) Java
2 36 (48.65%) Bash Shell
3 31 (41.89%) Perl
4 23 (31.08%) C++
5 19 (25.68%) Ruby
6 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
7 13 (17.57%) SQL
8 10 (13.51%) C#
8 10 (13.51%) PL/SQL
9 7 (9.46%) C
10 5 (6.76%) PHP
11 4 (5.41%) Lua
12 1 (1.35%) Scala
12 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (82.43%) Security Cleared
2 54 (72.97%) DV Cleared
3 17 (22.97%) ISTQB
4 11 (14.86%) ISEB
5 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.35%) RHCE
8 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Puppet
2 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Oracle
2 13 (17.57%) HP
3 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.41%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.41%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Apprenda
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Sun
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
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