Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -16 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 25 75 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.79% 8.09% 6.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 14.37% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 49
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £336 £328 £354
90th Percentile £504 £565 £513
South West median daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £40.50 £37.50 £41.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +26.32%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 300 522 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 45.52% 56.31% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 266 298
Gloucestershire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £281 £263
90th Percentile £563 £563 £513
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 26
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.75 £22.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -7 9 £375 -16.67% 5
Filton - 2 £325 -
Tewkesbury -2 1 - - 1
Gloucester -16 1 £430 -4.44% 2
Cirencester - 1 - -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (48.00%) C
1 12 (48.00%) Java
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) Selenium
5 8 (32.00%) DO-178B
5 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (32.00%) SOAP
6 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) JMeter
7 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
7 6 (24.00%) OOP
7 6 (24.00%) C++
7 6 (24.00%) XSD
7 6 (24.00%) Web Accessibility
7 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (24.00%) JSON
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
8 5 (20.00%) 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 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
1 8 (32.00%) Selenium
1 8 (32.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (24.00%) JMeter
2 6 (24.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (16.00%) Ant
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.00%) JUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (4.00%) Gradle
6 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 5 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) DOORS Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Python Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SysML Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Architect
8 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Junior
8 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) SOAP
3 6 (24.00%) JSON
3 6 (24.00%) XSD
4 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) Django
6 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (8.00%) JDBC
6 2 (8.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) REST
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) EJB
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE
7 1 (4.00%) Java EE
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) Node.js
7 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) OOP
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (24.00%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 4 (16.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (16.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.00%) OO
3 4 (16.00%) SysML
3 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.00%) MVC
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) C++
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) Groovy
6 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) Jython
7 1 (4.00%) Lua
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) CEH
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) CA
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Splunk