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 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 21 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Python 30 33 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.88% 8.40% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 16.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -0.68%
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
225 201 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 51.61% 51.15% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 103 60
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.80 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £42.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 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
Cheltenham +5 15 £463 +2.77% 6
Gloucester -7 9 £425 -15.00% 3
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 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 69 (87.34%) Security Cleared
2 59 (74.68%) Java
3 57 (72.15%) DV Cleared
4 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (45.57%) Ruby
6 35 (44.30%) Perl
7 32 (40.51%) OO
8 28 (35.44%) Bash Shell
9 27 (34.18%) ClearCase
9 27 (34.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 27 (34.18%) Scrum
9 27 (34.18%) Subversion
10 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
11 24 (30.38%) C++
12 23 (29.11%) UNIX
12 23 (29.11%) Release Management
13 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (26.58%) Linux
15 20 (25.32%) SQL
15 20 (25.32%) J2EE
16 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
17 17 (21.52%) Apache Ivy
17 17 (21.52%) Ant
17 17 (21.52%) Maven
18 16 (20.25%) Lua
18 16 (20.25%) Oracle
18 16 (20.25%) PHP
19 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
19 14 (17.72%) OOD
20 13 (16.46%) STL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 12 (15.19%) JBoss
2 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.92%) Wireshark
2 11 (13.92%) SDH
3 10 (12.66%) 2G
3 10 (12.66%) 2.5G
3 10 (12.66%) 3G
4 9 (11.39%) 4G
5 2 (2.53%) ASN.1
6 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.27%) Network Security
6 1 (1.27%) Wireless
6 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.27%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) QlikView
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 27 (34.18%) ClearCase
1 27 (34.18%) Subversion
2 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
3 17 (21.52%) Ant
3 17 (21.52%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (21.52%) Maven
4 12 (15.19%) JIRA
4 12 (15.19%) SoapUI
5 6 (7.59%) LoadRunner
6 5 (6.33%) Rational Functional Tester
6 5 (6.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.27%) JMeter
9 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
1 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (75.95%) Developer
2 35 (44.30%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.46%) C++ Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Python Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Designer
6 5 (6.33%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Interaction Designer
7 3 (3.80%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Django Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Python Developer
9 1 (1.27%) Embedded Software Developer
9 1 (1.27%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) C Developer
9 1 (1.27%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) J2EE
2 13 (16.46%) STL
3 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 12 (15.19%) XML
3 12 (15.19%) JAXB
3 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
3 12 (15.19%) JSF
3 12 (15.19%) EJB
3 12 (15.19%) JPA
3 12 (15.19%) EJB 3.0
4 10 (12.66%) HTML
4 10 (12.66%) Django
5 7 (8.86%) CSS
5 7 (8.86%) RESTful
6 6 (7.59%) JSON
7 5 (6.33%) Flask
8 4 (5.06%) Leaflet
9 3 (3.80%) Drools
9 3 (3.80%) Java EE
10 1 (1.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Client/Server
1 10 (12.66%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.86%) User Experience
3 2 (2.53%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.27%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) UNIX
2 21 (26.58%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) OO
3 27 (34.18%) Scrum
4 23 (29.11%) Release Management
5 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.72%) OOD
7 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
9 8 (10.13%) User Stories
10 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Test Management
12 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.80%) TDD
13 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.53%) Integration Testing
14 2 (2.53%) Test Automation
15 1 (1.27%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 59 (74.68%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) Ruby
3 35 (44.30%) Perl
4 28 (35.44%) Bash Shell
5 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
6 24 (30.38%) C++
7 20 (25.32%) SQL
8 16 (20.25%) PHP
8 16 (20.25%) Lua
9 11 (13.92%) Shell Script
10 9 (11.39%) C
11 4 (5.06%) C#
11 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (87.34%) Security Cleared
2 57 (72.15%) DV Cleared
3 12 (15.19%) Sun Certification
4 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.13%) OCPJP
6 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.06%) ISEB
7 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
1 5 (6.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) Sun
3 3 (3.80%) OpenText
4 2 (2.53%) Progress
5 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
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