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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 57 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Contract jobs citing Python 31 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.74% 1.53% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.06% 4.39% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 12
Median daily rate £400 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +8.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.10%  

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 308 296 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.15% 34.91% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 205 294
Median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 June 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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
3 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
3 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) MySQL
5 12 (21.43%) Java
5 12 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (19.64%) HTML
6 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (19.64%) Puppet
7 10 (17.86%) Django
7 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.86%) Flask
7 10 (17.86%) SQL
7 10 (17.86%) TDD
7 10 (17.86%) Ruby
8 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.07%) C#
8 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.07%) SOAP
8 9 (16.07%) XML
8 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
8 9 (16.07%) REST
9 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 8 (14.29%) Scala
9 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 8 (14.29%) Data Engineering
9 8 (14.29%) Windows
9 8 (14.29%) CSS
9 8 (14.29%) Ubuntu

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 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Jupyter
2 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.79%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.79%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.79%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DHCP
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) LDAP
1 2 (3.57%) NAS
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.79%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 13 (23.21%) MySQL
3 12 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.93%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.36%) Big Data
7 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.79%) MS Access
8 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.36%) GoCD
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
4 2 (3.57%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.79%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Mockito
5 1 (1.79%) NuGet
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Banking
2 1 (1.79%) Games
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (66.07%) Developer
2 28 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Polyglot Developer
4 6 (10.71%) AWS Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Scala Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Python Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) HTML
2 10 (17.86%) Django
2 10 (17.86%) Flask
3 9 (16.07%) REST
3 9 (16.07%) SOAP
3 9 (16.07%) XML
4 8 (14.29%) CSS
5 6 (10.71%) HTML5
6 5 (8.93%) LAMP
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
7 4 (7.14%) JSON
7 4 (7.14%) Kafka
7 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) CSS3
8 3 (5.36%) jQuery
8 3 (5.36%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (5.36%) Node.js
8 3 (5.36%) PySpark
9 2 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Animation
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Unix
4 6 (10.71%) CentOS
5 3 (5.36%) Debian
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (17.86%) TDD
3 8 (14.29%) Data Engineering
4 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.71%) Web Development
6 5 (8.93%) DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.14%) Microservices
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (5.36%) Information Architecture
9 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.57%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.57%) Machine Learning
9 2 (3.57%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) Ruby
2 10 (17.86%) SQL
3 9 (16.07%) C#
3 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (14.29%) Scala
5 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
6 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) ES6
8 1 (1.79%) R
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) RHCA
3 1 (1.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) LXC
3 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.36%) Xen
4 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) Gluster
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.57%) SCCM
3 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.79%) Bcfg2
4 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.29%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 5 (8.93%) Cloudera
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) arcserve
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) Huawei
7 1 (1.79%) Nokia