Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 18 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 -18
Contract jobs citing Python 44 71 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.76% 8.92% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.04% 17.71% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 11
Median daily rate £550 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +63.64% -42.11%
10th Percentile £414 £390 £263
90th Percentile £650 £531 £550
South West median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £40.50 £37.50 £42.25
90th Percentile £52.00 £50.00 £47.35
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% -

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 183 401 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.74% 50.38% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 194 108
Median daily rate £500 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.61% +9.06% -0.99%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £263
90th Percentile £613 £550 £563
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 54 27
Median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +23.29% -16.09%
10th Percentile £22.00 £37.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £54.13 £51.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate £38.55 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -14.34% +5.88% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Gloucestershire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for Python in Gloucestershire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Gloucestershire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Gloucestershire.

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 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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 +2 20 £650 +44.44% 3
Gloucester +2 6 £525 +5.00% 5
Filton - 1 - -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Java
3 22 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 21 (47.73%) Linux
5 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
5 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
5 17 (38.64%) Ansible
6 16 (36.36%) Docker
6 16 (36.36%) DevOps
6 16 (36.36%) CentOS
7 15 (34.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
8 14 (31.82%) Scrum
8 14 (31.82%) VMware
8 14 (31.82%) Open Source
9 13 (29.55%) C++
10 12 (27.27%) C
10 12 (27.27%) C#
10 12 (27.27%) Perl
10 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 12 (27.27%) Confluence
10 12 (27.27%) PKI
10 12 (27.27%) Incident Management
10 12 (27.27%) JIRA
10 12 (27.27%) Bitbucket
10 12 (27.27%) Apache NiFi
11 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
11 11 (25.00%) Aerospace
12 10 (22.73%) JavaScript

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 12 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) SAS
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Azure
2 5 (11.36%) AWS
2 5 (11.36%) GCP
3 2 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) DNS
2 4 (9.09%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) IPsec
4 2 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Apache Accumulo
1 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
2 12 (27.27%) Bitbucket
2 12 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.36%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.55%) Robot Framework
5 2 (4.55%) Selenium
5 2 (4.55%) TestRail
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 11 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (22.73%) Systems Administration Leader
2 10 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (9.09%) System Verification Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Verification Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Apache NiFi
2 10 (22.73%) Kafka
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) Node.js
4 3 (6.82%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) PKI
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) CentOS
3 15 (34.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (4.55%) Unix
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Fedora
6 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) DevOps
3 14 (31.82%) Open Source
3 14 (31.82%) Scrum
4 12 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (22.73%) Technical Leadership
7 7 (15.91%) V-Model
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.64%) Systems Engineering
8 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) SysML
10 4 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (9.09%) Computer Security
10 4 (9.09%) Memory Management
10 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.09%) UML
11 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.82%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) Bash Shell
3 13 (29.55%) C++
4 12 (27.27%) C
4 12 (27.27%) C#
4 12 (27.27%) Perl
5 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 8 (18.18%) SQL
7 5 (11.36%) PHP
7 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
8 4 (9.09%) Assembly Language
8 4 (9.09%) MATLAB
9 3 (6.82%) Groovy
9 3 (6.82%) R
10 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 25 (56.82%) Security Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.27%) GIAC
6 1 (2.27%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (2.27%) SANS
6 1 (2.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) DO-254
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Docker
2 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (22.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.09%) vSphere
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.27%) NFS
8 1 (2.27%) Samba
8 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
8 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Ansible
2 3 (6.82%) Nagios
2 3 (6.82%) Puppet
3 2 (4.55%) HP ALM
3 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.55%) OpenView
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 1 (2.27%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.27%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.27%) Terraform
4 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Red Hat
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) HP
3 4 (9.09%) MathWorks
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.27%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) RedGate
6 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds