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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 21 29 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs citing Python 25 23 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.62% 5.10% 10.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.36% 9.87% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 30
Median daily rate £475 £460 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +1.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £560 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £44.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 144 233 277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.90% 51.66% 58.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Tewkesbury - 2 - -
Cheltenham -3 1 £425 -1.16% 4
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (63.93%) Security Cleared
3 32 (52.46%) DV Cleared
4 30 (49.18%) Java
5 27 (44.26%) Linux
6 22 (36.07%) C++
7 21 (34.43%) Selenium
8 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
9 18 (29.51%) C
9 18 (29.51%) Perl
10 17 (27.87%) Scrum
11 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
11 14 (22.95%) Oracle
11 14 (22.95%) Windows
11 14 (22.95%) DevOps
12 12 (19.67%) SDLC
12 12 (19.67%) RESTful
12 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
12 12 (19.67%) LoadRunner
12 12 (19.67%) JIRA
13 11 (18.03%) Ruby
13 11 (18.03%) OO
13 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
13 11 (18.03%) HTML
13 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
14 10 (16.39%) CSS
15 9 (14.75%) Validation
15 9 (14.75%) JMeter
15 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing

Python
Top Related 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 8 (13.11%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.56%) Confluence
3 3 (4.92%) Apache Qpid
4 2 (3.28%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) VoIP
1 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.92%) AMQP
3 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) Big Data
3 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.28%) dBASE
5 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (1.64%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.64%) HBase
6 1 (1.64%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.64%) Power BI
6 1 (1.64%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Selenium
2 12 (19.67%) JIRA
2 12 (19.67%) LoadRunner
3 9 (14.75%) JMeter
4 8 (13.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
6 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.20%) Ant
7 5 (8.20%) Bitbucket
8 4 (6.56%) CMake
9 3 (4.92%) GoogleTest
9 3 (4.92%) Gradle
9 3 (4.92%) Hudson
9 3 (4.92%) Maven
9 3 (4.92%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.28%) JUnit
10 2 (3.28%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.64%) Valgrind
General
1 2 (3.28%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Integration Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (4.92%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) RESTful
2 11 (18.03%) HTML
3 10 (16.39%) CSS
4 8 (13.11%) J2EE
5 7 (11.48%) Web Services
6 6 (9.84%) JDBC
6 6 (9.84%) XML
7 5 (8.20%) EJB
7 5 (8.20%) Java EE
7 5 (8.20%) Middleware
8 4 (6.56%) Spring
8 4 (6.56%) XSD
9 3 (4.92%) .NET
9 3 (4.92%) SOAP
10 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.28%) JMS
10 2 (3.28%) JSON
10 2 (3.28%) STL
10 2 (3.28%) XSLT
11 1 (1.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 14 (22.95%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) CentOS
6 2 (3.28%) Android
6 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.28%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
3 17 (27.87%) Scrum
4 14 (22.95%) DevOps
4 14 (22.95%) Software Testing
5 12 (19.67%) SDLC
6 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.03%) OO
7 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (14.75%) Validation
8 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Manual Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (13.11%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (13.11%) System Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
8 8 (13.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) C++
3 18 (29.51%) C
3 18 (29.51%) Perl
4 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
5 11 (18.03%) Ruby
6 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.75%) Embedded C++
8 5 (8.20%) C#
9 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
10 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.92%) SQL
11 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.64%) R
12 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (63.93%) Security Cleared
2 32 (52.46%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) ISEB
3 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
2 4 (6.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Ambari
2 1 (1.64%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) Oozie
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) SELinux
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Google
2 3 (4.92%) HP
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.28%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago