The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Python 3 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.05% 7.94% 10.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 15.87% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Median daily rate £369 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.05% -2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £441 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £468 £482
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 Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 29 63 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 39.19% 50.00% 54.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 61
Median daily rate £325 £325 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
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 Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Cheltenham

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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Python.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Data Munging
2 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SysML
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DOORS Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SysML Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Munging
1 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) SysML
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago