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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 19 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Python 41 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.38% 4.36% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.83% 9.80% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 0
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
259 204 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.97% 44.44% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 104 46
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.22 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 +6 18 £438 -12.50% 6
Cheltenham -2 8 £400 -1.35% 6
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 75 (94.94%) Security Cleared
2 66 (83.54%) DV Cleared
3 65 (82.28%) Java
4 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (58.23%) Perl
6 38 (48.10%) C++
7 35 (44.30%) Ruby
8 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
9 29 (36.71%) OO
10 28 (35.44%) UNIX
11 27 (34.18%) Release Management
11 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
12 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (32.91%) ClearCase
13 25 (31.65%) SQL
13 25 (31.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 25 (31.65%) Subversion
14 22 (27.85%) HTML
15 20 (25.32%) PHP
15 20 (25.32%) Ant
15 20 (25.32%) Maven
16 19 (24.05%) Linux
16 19 (24.05%) Apache Ivy
17 18 (22.78%) Lua
18 17 (21.52%) Scrum
18 17 (21.52%) MySQL
18 17 (21.52%) Oracle
18 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
19 16 (20.25%) TDD
20 15 (18.99%) LoadRunner

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (8.86%) JBoss
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) SDH
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
1 8 (10.13%) Wireshark
2 7 (8.86%) 3G
2 7 (8.86%) 2G
2 7 (8.86%) 2.5G
3 6 (7.59%) 4G
4 2 (2.53%) HTTP
5 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) MySQL
2 10 (12.66%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (32.91%) ClearCase
2 25 (31.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 25 (31.65%) Subversion
3 20 (25.32%) Maven
3 20 (25.32%) Ant
4 19 (24.05%) Apache Ivy
5 17 (21.52%) Git (software)
6 15 (18.99%) LoadRunner
7 12 (15.19%) Jenkins
8 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
9 8 (10.13%) Selenium
9 8 (10.13%) JMeter
9 8 (10.13%) JBehave
10 7 (8.86%) JIRA
10 7 (8.86%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (8.86%) Rational Functional Tester
11 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
12 3 (3.80%) Hudson
13 2 (2.53%) Firebug
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (68.35%) Developer
2 34 (43.04%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Python Developer
4 11 (13.92%) C++ Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Test Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Tester
8 5 (6.33%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.06%) Software Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Software Test Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (2.53%) Designer
11 2 (2.53%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) HTML
2 14 (17.72%) XML
3 11 (13.92%) J2EE
4 10 (12.66%) STL
5 9 (11.39%) Django
6 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
6 8 (10.13%) Java EE
7 7 (8.86%) Drools
8 6 (7.59%) jQuery
9 5 (6.33%) JSON
10 4 (5.06%) JAXB
10 4 (5.06%) Spring
10 4 (5.06%) JSF
10 4 (5.06%) Web Services
10 4 (5.06%) EJB
10 4 (5.06%) JPA
10 4 (5.06%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (3.80%) CSS
12 2 (2.53%) SOAP
12 2 (2.53%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Mathematics
2 7 (8.86%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (35.44%) UNIX
2 19 (24.05%) Linux
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (73.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) OO
3 27 (34.18%) Release Management
4 26 (32.91%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (21.52%) Scrum
6 16 (20.25%) TDD
7 12 (15.19%) Configuration Management
8 10 (12.66%) OOD
8 10 (12.66%) ITIL
8 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.13%) Test Planning
10 7 (8.86%) Functional Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Test Management
11 6 (7.59%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.33%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.33%) User Stories
12 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (3.80%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (82.28%) Java
2 46 (58.23%) Perl
3 38 (48.10%) C++
4 35 (44.30%) Ruby
5 34 (43.04%) JavaScript
6 27 (34.18%) Bash Shell
7 25 (31.65%) SQL
8 20 (25.32%) PHP
9 18 (22.78%) Lua
10 13 (16.46%) Shell Script
11 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
12 9 (11.39%) C#
13 8 (10.13%) C
14 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.27%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 75 (94.94%) Security Cleared
2 66 (83.54%) DV Cleared
3 14 (17.72%) Sun Certification
4 13 (16.46%) ISEB
5 11 (13.92%) Degree
5 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (6.33%) OCPJP
7 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Oracle
2 14 (17.72%) Sun
3 8 (10.13%) OpenText
4 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
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