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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 16 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 49 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.38% 0.88% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.95% 2.44% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 3
Average daily rate
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£454 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
273 123 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.84% 35.96% 63.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 67 139
Average daily rate £425 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.10 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £42.50
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 March 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 March 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 - 24 £458 - 3
Gloucester +4 6 £500 +11.11% 2
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 84 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 74 (75.51%) DV Cleared
3 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (54.08%) Bash Shell
5 52 (53.06%) Ruby
6 50 (51.02%) Perl
7 48 (48.98%) Java
8 47 (47.96%) OO
9 41 (41.84%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (40.82%) ClearCase
10 40 (40.82%) C++
10 40 (40.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 40 (40.82%) Subversion
11 38 (38.78%) Release Management
12 36 (36.73%) Scrum
13 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
13 34 (34.69%) UNIX
14 29 (29.59%) Linux
15 27 (27.55%) Git (software)
16 24 (24.49%) OOD
17 23 (23.47%) Maven
18 22 (22.45%) SQL
19 20 (20.41%) J2EE
19 20 (20.41%) Ant
19 20 (20.41%) Apache Ivy
20 18 (18.37%) Lua
21 17 (17.35%) PHP
22 15 (15.31%) TCP/IP
23 14 (14.29%) STL
24 12 (12.24%) Client/Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (10.20%) JBoss
2 4 (4.08%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.06%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.22%) SDH
2 11 (11.22%) Wireshark
3 10 (10.20%) 2G
3 10 (10.20%) 2.5G
3 10 (10.20%) 3G
4 9 (9.18%) 4G
5 3 (3.06%) ASN.1
6 2 (2.04%) IPv4
6 2 (2.04%) IPv6
7 1 (1.02%) Internet
7 1 (1.02%) Wireless
7 1 (1.02%) LDAP
7 1 (1.02%) Modbus
7 1 (1.02%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.02%) Network Security
7 1 (1.02%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.02%) QlikView
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 40 (40.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 40 (40.82%) ClearCase
1 40 (40.82%) Subversion
2 27 (27.55%) Git (software)
3 23 (23.47%) Maven
4 20 (20.41%) Ant
4 20 (20.41%) Apache Ivy
5 11 (11.22%) JIRA
6 10 (10.20%) SoapUI
7 8 (8.16%) LoadRunner
8 7 (7.14%) Rational Functional Tester
9 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.06%) GCC
11 3 (3.06%) GDB
12 2 (2.04%) Selenium
13 1 (1.02%) JMeter
13 1 (1.02%) Hudson
13 1 (1.02%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Law
2 1 (1.02%) Legal
2 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.02%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (72.45%) Developer
2 31 (31.63%) Java Developer
3 24 (24.49%) C++ Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Senior Developer
4 9 (9.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) GIS Developer
9 3 (3.06%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Designer
10 2 (2.04%) Django Developer
10 2 (2.04%) Python/Django Developer
10 2 (2.04%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) J2EE
2 14 (14.29%) STL
3 10 (10.20%) Web Services
3 10 (10.20%) XML
3 10 (10.20%) EJB
3 10 (10.20%) JAXB
3 10 (10.20%) Hibernate
3 10 (10.20%) JSF
3 10 (10.20%) JPA
3 10 (10.20%) EJB 3.0
4 8 (8.16%) RESTful
5 5 (5.10%) Django
5 5 (5.10%) CSS
5 5 (5.10%) HTML
6 4 (4.08%) JSON
7 3 (3.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (3.06%) Flask
8 2 (2.04%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.04%) Leaflet
8 2 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Client/Server
2 10 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.10%) GIS
4 3 (3.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.02%) CESG
5 1 (1.02%) PKI
5 1 (1.02%) SCADA
5 1 (1.02%) Wiki
5 1 (1.02%) Open Source
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) UNIX
2 29 (29.59%) Linux
3 11 (11.22%) Windows
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.96%) OO
3 41 (41.84%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (38.78%) Release Management
5 36 (36.73%) Scrum
6 24 (24.49%) OOD
7 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
7 11 (11.22%) User Stories
8 10 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.20%) Test Scripting
9 9 (9.18%) Software Testing
10 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.14%) Test Management
11 7 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.14%) TDD
11 7 (7.14%) Functional Testing
12 4 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.08%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.08%) Bash Shell
2 52 (53.06%) Ruby
3 50 (51.02%) Perl
4 48 (48.98%) Java
5 40 (40.82%) C++
6 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 22 (22.45%) SQL
8 18 (18.37%) Lua
9 17 (17.35%) PHP
10 11 (11.22%) C
11 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
12 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.04%) Embedded C
14 1 (1.02%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.02%) VB
14 1 (1.02%) C#
Qualifications
1 84 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 74 (75.51%) DV Cleared
3 11 (11.22%) Sun Certification
4 10 (10.20%) OCPJP
5 6 (6.12%) ISEB
5 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) vCloud
2 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.06%) Nagios
3 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle
2 11 (11.22%) Sun
3 2 (2.04%) VMware
3 2 (2.04%) Progress
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) Sybase
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.02%) ESRI
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