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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South West / Bristol
Rank 45 35 47
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12  
Contract jobs citing Python 25 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.04% 4.43% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 13.25% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 17
Median daily rate £458 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £8.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 316 302 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.40% 33.44% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 203 231
Median daily rate £375 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -6.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £421 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +23.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Linux
3 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (29.82%) Java
4 16 (28.07%) TDD
4 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
5 14 (24.56%) Hadoop
5 14 (24.56%) DevOps
6 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (22.81%) Scala
7 11 (19.30%) Big Data
7 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
7 11 (19.30%) Ruby
7 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.30%) SQL
7 11 (19.30%) .NET
7 11 (19.30%) Unix
8 10 (17.54%) C#
8 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
8 10 (17.54%) Flask
9 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
9 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 8 (14.04%) Data Engineering
10 8 (14.04%) Docker
10 8 (14.04%) Apache Spark
10 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) Windows
10 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.28%) HTML

Python
Top Related 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 8 (14.04%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.26%) Jupyter
4 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon Kinesis
3 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.26%) GitHub
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
1 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.51%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) NAS
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
3 1 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) Hadoop
2 11 (19.30%) Big Data
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.02%) GoCD
4 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.51%) Capybara
5 2 (3.51%) git-flow
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Maven
5 2 (3.51%) RSpec
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) Mockito
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
6 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.75%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (3.51%) Banking
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Electronics
2 1 (1.75%) Games
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
2 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (59.65%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) Python Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) AWS Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Polyglot Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Data Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Python Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Traffic Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) Flask
3 7 (12.28%) HTML
3 7 (12.28%) Kafka
3 7 (12.28%) REST
4 6 (10.53%) XML
5 5 (8.77%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (7.02%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) Dropwizard
6 4 (7.02%) SOAP
6 4 (7.02%) Spring
7 3 (5.26%) Django
7 3 (5.26%) JMS
7 3 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.26%) Web Services
8 2 (3.51%) HTML5
8 2 (3.51%) JAX-RS
8 2 (3.51%) MCollective
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.51%) Digital TV
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) STB
4 1 (1.75%) Animation
4 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.75%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (38.60%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Unix
3 8 (14.04%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) CentOS
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (28.07%) TDD
4 14 (24.56%) DevOps
5 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Data Engineering
6 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.53%) Machine Learning
7 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.77%) Analytics
8 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) Open Source
8 5 (8.77%) Web Development
9 4 (7.02%) BDD
9 4 (7.02%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Java
2 13 (22.81%) Scala
3 11 (19.30%) JavaScript
3 11 (19.30%) Ruby
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.54%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) Perl
6 3 (5.26%) C++
6 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.51%) C
7 2 (3.51%) Clojure
7 2 (3.51%) Lua
8 1 (1.75%) Go
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Docker
2 5 (8.77%) LXC
3 2 (3.51%) Snort
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Ansible
3 2 (3.51%) Nessus
3 2 (3.51%) QRadar
3 2 (3.51%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Cloudera
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco
2 2 (3.51%) Citrix
2 2 (3.51%) Intel Security
2 2 (3.51%) ScanSafe
2 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.75%) Intel
3 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Sonatype
3 1 (1.75%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
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