Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 36 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +9
Contract jobs citing Python 88 130 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.70% 6.07% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.35% 13.77% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 95 50
Bristol median daily rate £550 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +18.75% -15.79%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £588 £539
South West median daily rate £513 £488 £425
% change year-on-year +5.13% +14.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £44.38 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.37% +6.93% +18.57%
10th Percentile £34.60 £41.63 £31.00
90th Percentile £39.80 £47.50 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -

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 775 944 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.42% 44.05% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 688 497
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £503
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 16
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £44.38 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.37% +16.78% +1.33%
10th Percentile £17.50 £35.46 £13.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.75 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +1.27%

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 26 January 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Python.

1 51 (57.95%) DevOps
2 38 (43.18%) Ansible
2 38 (43.18%) Docker
2 38 (43.18%) Terraform
3 36 (40.91%) Java
4 23 (26.14%) PHP
5 22 (25.00%) Linux
6 19 (21.59%) AWS
7 16 (18.18%) Kubernetes
8 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 12 (13.64%) Windows
9 10 (11.36%) SQL
9 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
10 9 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure as Code
11 8 (9.09%) Azure
11 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
11 8 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (7.95%) Ruby
12 7 (7.95%) Django
12 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.95%) MySQL
13 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
13 6 (6.82%) C#
13 6 (6.82%) Apache Spark
13 6 (6.82%) Pandas
13 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
13 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef

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 6 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.41%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) Luigi
3 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.27%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.59%) AWS
2 8 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (9.09%) Azure
3 5 (5.68%) GCP
4 4 (4.55%) Serverless
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.27%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.27%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.14%) GitHub
6 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Route 53
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Firewall
2 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.27%) LAN
2 2 (2.27%) LTE
2 2 (2.27%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.14%) 3G
3 1 (1.14%) 4G
3 1 (1.14%) BGP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.14%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.14%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.14%) GPRS
3 1 (1.14%) GSM
3 1 (1.14%) OSPF
3 1 (1.14%) UMTS
3 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.14%) VPN
3 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
3 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.27%) Big Data
5 2 (2.27%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.27%) Power BI
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.14%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.14%) DB2
6 1 (1.14%) GIS
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.27%) Selenium
3 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.14%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.14%) JIRA
4 1 (1.14%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.14%) Subversion
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Electronics
2 3 (3.41%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (22.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 20 (22.73%) AWS Engineer
4 19 (21.59%) Developer
5 16 (18.18%) Python Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Python Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Data Scientist
9 2 (2.27%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Django
2 6 (6.82%) Pandas
3 5 (5.68%) Flask
3 5 (5.68%) Kafka
4 4 (4.55%) .NET
4 4 (4.55%) CSS
4 4 (4.55%) HTML
5 3 (3.41%) Celery
5 3 (3.41%) NumPy
6 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.27%) CSS3
6 2 (2.27%) HTML5
6 2 (2.27%) Middleware
6 2 (2.27%) PySpark
6 2 (2.27%) RESTful
6 2 (2.27%) SciPy
6 2 (2.27%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.14%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) CUDA
3 2 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.14%) 3D Printing
4 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (13.64%) Windows
3 5 (5.68%) Android
3 5 (5.68%) Unix
4 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.95%) DevOps
2 12 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (5.68%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (5.68%) Machine Learning
5 4 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (4.55%) Data Science
5 4 (4.55%) Open Source
5 4 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (4.55%) Scrum
6 3 (3.41%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (3.41%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Migration
6 3 (3.41%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.41%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.41%) TDD
6 3 (3.41%) Test Automation
6 3 (3.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) PHP
3 10 (11.36%) SQL
4 8 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.95%) Ruby
6 6 (6.82%) C#
6 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.68%) Perl
8 4 (4.55%) C++
8 4 (4.55%) VBA
9 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.27%) C
10 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.27%) R
10 2 (2.27%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.14%) F#
11 1 (1.14%) Groovy
11 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCNA
4 2 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.14%) CCDA
5 1 (1.14%) CCIE
5 1 (1.14%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (1.14%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.14%) CCNP
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (43.18%) Docker
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 38 (43.18%) Ansible
1 38 (43.18%) Terraform
2 16 (18.18%) Kubernetes
3 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.55%) Puppet
5 2 (2.27%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.27%) logstash
5 2 (2.27%) Packer
6 1 (1.14%) Grafana
6 1 (1.14%) Kibana
6 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (3.41%) Cisco
1 3 (3.41%) IBM
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
2 2 (2.27%) ArcSight
2 2 (2.27%) Juniper
2 2 (2.27%) New Relic
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle
2 2 (2.27%) Palo Alto
2 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.27%) Tableau
3 1 (1.14%) Dell
3 1 (1.14%) ESRI
3 1 (1.14%) Google
3 1 (1.14%) NetScout
3 1 (1.14%) SAP
3 1 (1.14%) Splunk
3 1 (1.14%) Sybase