Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 35 35
Rank change year-on-year +26 0 -14
Contract jobs citing Python 129 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.02% 5.58% 3.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.85% 11.78% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 18 10
Gloucestershire median daily rate £481 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +18.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £343 £336
90th Percentile £612 £550 £504
South West median daily rate £525 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37.50 £40.13 £42.00
90th Percentile £57.60 £49.38 £60.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £43.13 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -

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 499 348 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 58.09% 47.35% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 187 131
Gloucestershire median daily rate £470 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £225
90th Percentile £575 £563 £556
South West median daily rate £433 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.76% +13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 30
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.91% -
10th Percentile £40.00 £22.50 £16.75
90th Percentile £58.80 £50.00 £58.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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
Gloucester +28 43 £525 +10.53% 28
Cheltenham 0 37 £475 -2.56% 26
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 3
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Python.

1 76 (58.91%) Security Cleared
2 71 (55.04%) Linux
3 70 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (48.06%) Software Engineering
4 62 (48.06%) Java
5 60 (46.51%) DV Cleared
6 58 (44.96%) C++
7 45 (34.88%) Docker
7 45 (34.88%) DevOps
8 43 (33.33%) C#
8 43 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 40 (31.01%) C
9 40 (31.01%) Ansible
10 37 (28.68%) Jenkins
11 34 (26.36%) Git (software)
11 34 (26.36%) SC Cleared
12 30 (23.26%) Bash Shell
13 28 (21.71%) AngularJS
14 27 (20.93%) Node.js
14 27 (20.93%) JBoss
14 27 (20.93%) Windows
15 22 (17.05%) Unix
16 21 (16.28%) XML
16 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
17 20 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (15.50%) React
18 19 (14.73%) Azure
18 19 (14.73%) TDD
18 19 (14.73%) Ruby
18 19 (14.73%) Requirements Analysis

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 27 (20.93%) JBoss
2 10 (7.75%) Apache
3 8 (6.20%) Confluence
4 7 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.88%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.55%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (1.55%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.55%) Gunicorn
6 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.78%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.73%) Azure
2 13 (10.08%) AWS
2 13 (10.08%) OpenShift
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (5.43%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (4.65%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (4.65%) CloudFront
4 6 (4.65%) Serverless
4 6 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.88%) Azure Stack
6 4 (3.10%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (3.10%) IaaS
6 4 (3.10%) PaaS
7 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.78%) Office 365
8 1 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) DNS
2 5 (3.88%) WAN
3 4 (3.10%) LAN
3 4 (3.10%) SAN
3 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.78%) DHCP
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.78%) OFDM
4 1 (0.78%) RS-232
4 1 (0.78%) Skype
4 1 (0.78%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.78%) SSH
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.40%) Big Data
3 14 (10.85%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.43%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (5.43%) MySQL
5 3 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.55%) GIS
6 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.78%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (28.68%) Jenkins
2 34 (26.36%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 13 (10.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (8.53%) JIRA
6 10 (7.75%) Visual Studio
7 9 (6.98%) Selenium
8 7 (5.43%) Bitbucket
9 5 (3.88%) Vagrant
10 4 (3.10%) Bitbucket Server
10 4 (3.10%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (2.33%) GitLab
12 2 (1.55%) C++Builder
12 2 (1.55%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.55%) PyCharm
12 2 (1.55%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.55%) TestRail
13 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.78%) JMeter
13 1 (0.78%) JUnit
General
1 12 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.53%) Finance
3 9 (6.98%) Electronics
4 8 (6.20%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.43%) Marketing
5 7 (5.43%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.55%) Avionics
6 2 (1.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (32.56%) Software Engineer
2 34 (26.36%) Developer
3 15 (11.63%) Software Developer
4 12 (9.30%) Architect
4 12 (9.30%) Java Engineer
4 12 (9.30%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (7.75%) Java Developer
6 9 (6.98%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.98%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Test Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Administrator
9 6 (4.65%) AWS Architect
9 6 (4.65%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Middleware Administrator
10 5 (3.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.88%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) AngularJS
2 27 (20.93%) Node.js
3 21 (16.28%) XML
4 20 (15.50%) React
5 19 (14.73%) Middleware
6 16 (12.40%) Spring
7 15 (11.63%) Hibernate
8 14 (10.85%) EJB
9 12 (9.30%) .NET
9 12 (9.30%) Java EE
10 11 (8.53%) JSON
11 9 (6.98%) Web Services
12 8 (6.20%) WinForms
12 8 (6.20%) WPF
13 4 (3.10%) J2EE
14 3 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
14 3 (2.33%) Vue.js
15 2 (1.55%) Dojo
15 2 (1.55%) Flash
15 2 (1.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) PKI
4 5 (3.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 4 (3.10%) Replication
5 4 (3.10%) VHDL
6 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.33%) Life Science
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.55%) CPLD
7 2 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 71 (55.04%) Linux
2 27 (20.93%) Windows
3 22 (17.05%) Unix
4 18 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.53%) CentOS
6 5 (3.88%) Solaris
7 3 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) Debian
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.26%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (48.06%) Software Engineering
3 45 (34.88%) DevOps
4 20 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.73%) Requirements Analysis
5 19 (14.73%) TDD
6 18 (13.95%) OO
7 16 (12.40%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.63%) UML
9 14 (10.85%) Software Architecture
9 14 (10.85%) Software Testing
10 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
11 11 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (7.75%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (7.75%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.98%) Migration
14 8 (6.20%) Data Migration
14 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.06%) Java
2 58 (44.96%) C++
3 43 (33.33%) C#
3 43 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 40 (31.01%) C
5 30 (23.26%) Bash Shell
6 19 (14.73%) Ruby
7 14 (10.85%) Java 8
8 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
9 10 (7.75%) SQL
10 6 (4.65%) Go
11 4 (3.10%) PHP
12 3 (2.33%) R
12 3 (2.33%) Tcl
12 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.55%) XAML
14 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (58.91%) Security Cleared
2 60 (46.51%) DV Cleared
3 34 (26.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.10%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) CCA
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) MCP
5 1 (0.78%) MCSA
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.78%) RHCE
5 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) DO-254
3 2 (1.55%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 45 (34.88%) Docker
2 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.65%) LXC
2 6 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) XenApp
4 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (31.01%) Ansible
2 15 (11.63%) Puppet
3 7 (5.43%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.10%) vRealize
5 2 (1.55%) SCCM
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.78%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Nagios
6 1 (0.78%) SCOM
6 1 (0.78%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.78%) Terraform
6 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Oracle
2 16 (12.40%) Atlassian
3 9 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.43%) SAP
5 6 (4.65%) VMware
6 4 (3.10%) Cisco
7 3 (2.33%) Altera
7 3 (2.33%) Intel
7 3 (2.33%) Mentor Graphics
7 3 (2.33%) Micro Focus
7 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.33%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.55%) Borland
8 2 (1.55%) Embarcadero
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.78%) Palantir
9 1 (0.78%) RedGate