The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 / Gloucester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 14 13
Contract jobs citing Python 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester - 5.88% 7.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 14.29% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.11%  
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 Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 25 42 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 24.75% 41.18% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 30
Median daily rate £425 £435 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +12.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £339 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.75 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.60%  
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 Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Gloucester