Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 36 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 22 96 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 3.94% 4.98% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.92% 12.17% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 76 58
Median daily rate £550 £550 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.94% +26.79%
10th Percentile £323 £363 £315
90th Percentile £650 £600 £488
South West median daily rate £481 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -8.43% +10.53% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.41% -43.43% -5.91%
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £43.13
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.25% -6.76%

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 158 789 890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 28.26% 40.94% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 525 627
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £281
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £443 £413
% change year-on-year +1.68% +7.29% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 24
Median hourly rate £40.75 £42.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.98% -0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.14 £35.08
90th Percentile £50.93 £52.50 £49.63
Median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +5.88% -1.73%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Python in Bristol

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Bristol

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Python in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) AWS
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 5 (22.73%) Data Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Subversion
5 3 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) Unix
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.64%) Scala
5 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
5 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
5 3 (13.64%) Docker
5 3 (13.64%) GitHub
5 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes

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 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) Jupyter
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
2 3 (13.64%) GitHub
3 2 (9.09%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.55%) Firebase
4 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
4 1 (4.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
1 1 (4.55%) 5G
1 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) Impala
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Ant
2 2 (9.09%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (4.55%) REST Assured
3 1 (4.55%) Robot Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Data Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Python Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Django
2 2 (9.09%) JMS
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) Keras
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) NumPy
3 1 (4.55%) Pandas
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (4.55%) TensorFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Data Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Data Munging
5 2 (9.09%) Deep Learning
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Development
5 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Scala
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
1 3 (13.64%) Terraform
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Databricks
2 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP