The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Python 16 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.97% 6.98% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.79% 13.87% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 19
Median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £381 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 116 238 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.02% 50.32% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 119 145
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Gloucestershire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Gloucestershire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Gloucestershire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Cheltenham +1 3 £369 -18.05% 5
Tewkesbury - 3 - -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Python.

1 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) C
4 20 (48.78%) C++
5 19 (46.34%) DV Cleared
6 17 (41.46%) Java
6 17 (41.46%) Linux
7 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
7 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
8 12 (29.27%) Perl
9 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
10 10 (24.39%) JIRA
10 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
11 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
12 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
12 8 (19.51%) OO
13 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.07%) RESTful
13 7 (17.07%) Ruby
13 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
13 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
13 7 (17.07%) React
13 7 (17.07%) SDLC
14 6 (14.63%) DevOps
14 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
14 6 (14.63%) Open Source
14 6 (14.63%) Big Data

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Qpid
3 3 (7.32%) Confluence
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) Jupyter
5 1 (2.44%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (2.44%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) AMQP
1 3 (7.32%) VoIP
1 3 (7.32%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) SSH
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (14.63%) Big Data
4 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
5 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.88%) dBASE
7 2 (4.88%) MySQL
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) Apache Zeppelin
8 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
8 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.44%) HBase
8 1 (2.44%) HDInsight
8 1 (2.44%) Power BI
8 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 10 (24.39%) JIRA
3 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.76%) Selenium
5 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
5 3 (7.32%) CMake
5 3 (7.32%) GoogleTest
5 3 (7.32%) Hudson
5 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
5 3 (7.32%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Ant
6 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.88%) Gradle
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.44%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (4.88%) Electronics
1 2 (4.88%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) React
1 7 (17.07%) RESTful
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) Redux
2 5 (12.20%) STL
3 4 (9.76%) EJB
3 4 (9.76%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) Java EE
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) Yocto
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.88%) JMS
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Device Driver
1 3 (7.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
4 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.88%) CentOS
5 2 (4.88%) Debian
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
3 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) OO
6 7 (17.07%) SDLC
6 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.63%) DevOps
7 6 (14.63%) Open Source
7 6 (14.63%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (12.20%) API Development
8 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (12.20%) UML
9 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (9.76%) Machine Learning
9 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C
2 20 (48.78%) C++
3 17 (41.46%) Java
4 12 (29.27%) Perl
5 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
6 9 (21.95%) Embedded C++
7 7 (17.07%) Ruby
8 6 (14.63%) C#
8 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Embedded C
10 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
11 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
11 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.44%) R
12 1 (2.44%) Scala
12 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) DV Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.44%) CEH
5 1 (2.44%) CISM
5 1 (2.44%) CISSP
5 1 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ambari
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.44%) Oozie
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
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Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
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