Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 66
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 80 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.05% 3.70% 2.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 9.86% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 37 35
Bristol median daily rate £370 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £292 £270 £256
90th Percentile £490 £648 £600
South West median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -6.67% +70.45%
10th Percentile £29.90 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.25 £37.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +25.00% +26.32%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 800 639 658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.51% 37.52% 38.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 457 530
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £270
90th Percentile £488 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Bristol median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -20.22%
10th Percentile £13.68 £24.91 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.83 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +3.90% -1.91% +12.38%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Bristol

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in Bristol

Python
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Python.

1 33 (41.25%) Linux
2 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (23.75%) Unix
3 19 (23.75%) Java
3 19 (23.75%) Docker
4 18 (22.50%) Perl
4 18 (22.50%) Windows
4 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (21.25%) Red Hat
5 17 (21.25%) DevOps
6 16 (20.00%) CentOS
7 15 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (17.50%) C#
9 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
10 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (13.75%) Puppet
11 11 (13.75%) REST
11 11 (13.75%) Django
12 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 10 (12.50%) SQL
12 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 10 (12.50%) Ansible
13 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
13 9 (11.25%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
13 9 (11.25%) WAN
13 9 (11.25%) LAN

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 7 (8.75%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.00%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.75%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.75%) Mule
4 2 (2.50%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) Confluence
4 2 (2.50%) nginx
5 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Houdini
1 8 (10.00%) Maya
1 8 (10.00%) NUKE
1 8 (10.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.50%) GitHub
3 2 (2.50%) PaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.25%) Route 53
4 1 (1.25%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) LAN
1 9 (11.25%) WAN
2 6 (7.50%) SMS
3 3 (3.75%) Skype
4 1 (1.25%) 2G
4 1 (1.25%) 3G
4 1 (1.25%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.25%) DHCP
4 1 (1.25%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) GPRS
4 1 (1.25%) GSM
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
4 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.25%) RNC
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.25%) VoWiFi
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.25%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.00%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.25%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.50%) Subversion
4 5 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.50%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.50%) GoCD
6 2 (2.50%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (2.50%) Selenium
6 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) Gradle
7 1 (1.25%) NuGet
7 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
1 4 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) Python Developer
3 17 (21.25%) Administrator
4 12 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (11.25%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (11.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) AWS Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Django Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Polyglot Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Server Administrator
10 3 (3.75%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) Django
1 11 (13.75%) REST
2 7 (8.75%) Web Services
3 6 (7.50%) Node.js
3 6 (7.50%) SOAP
4 5 (6.25%) .NET
4 5 (6.25%) Flask
4 5 (6.25%) HTML
4 5 (6.25%) HTML5
4 5 (6.25%) XML
5 4 (5.00%) CSS
5 4 (5.00%) Kafka
5 4 (5.00%) LAMP
5 4 (5.00%) Pandas
5 4 (5.00%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (3.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.75%) jQuery
6 3 (3.75%) JSON
6 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (3.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (8.75%) Animation
3 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (41.25%) Linux
2 19 (23.75%) Unix
3 18 (22.50%) Windows
4 16 (20.00%) CentOS
5 15 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (11.25%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.25%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.25%) Debian
7 5 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.50%) VMS
9 1 (1.25%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) DevOps
3 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.25%) Scrum
5 8 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.75%) Visual Effects
7 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.25%) Data Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 5 (6.25%) TDD
9 4 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.00%) Microservices
9 4 (5.00%) OOD
9 4 (5.00%) Web Development
10 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.75%) Java
2 18 (22.50%) Perl
3 14 (17.50%) C#
4 10 (12.50%) SQL
5 9 (11.25%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.00%) Ruby
7 7 (8.75%) Groovy
8 6 (7.50%) C
8 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.50%) PHP
8 6 (7.50%) Scala
9 5 (6.25%) C++
9 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.50%) ES6
11 1 (1.25%) Clojure
11 1 (1.25%) Jython
11 1 (1.25%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.25%) R
11 1 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.25%) RHCA
2 1 (1.25%) RHCE
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) Docker
2 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.25%) NFS
3 9 (11.25%) Samba
4 3 (3.75%) LXC
5 2 (2.50%) Firmware
5 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.50%) Xen
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (13.75%) Puppet
2 10 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (3.75%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.75%) Terraform
4 2 (2.50%) Bcfg2
5 1 (1.25%) Rancher
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.25%) Agilent
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix
5 1 (1.25%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) NetScout
5 1 (1.25%) Rockwell
5 1 (1.25%) Tableau