The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 10 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Python 30 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 13.95% 1.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +31.66%
Python
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
114 84 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 53.02% 37.84% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 40 41
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 3
Median hourly rate £34.00 £19.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.35% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Devon region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Python
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Devon region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Plymouth +8 14 £375 -25.00% 4
Exeter - 11 £425 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Python.

1 28 (63.64%) Java
2 24 (54.55%) HTML
3 22 (50.00%) SQL
4 20 (45.45%) OO
5 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (38.64%) Ruby
6 17 (38.64%) R
6 17 (38.64%) MATLAB
6 17 (38.64%) C++
7 16 (36.36%) Degree
7 16 (36.36%) QA
8 13 (29.55%) SAS
9 12 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (27.27%) Subversion
10 11 (25.00%) DevOps
10 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (22.73%) XML
12 9 (20.45%) CSS
12 9 (20.45%) C
12 9 (20.45%) C#
12 9 (20.45%) Scrum
12 9 (20.45%) Objective-C
12 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
13 8 (18.18%) Line Management
13 8 (18.18%) Web Development
13 8 (18.18%) Analytics
13 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
13 8 (18.18%) Finance
13 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
13 8 (18.18%) JIRA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 13 (29.55%) SAS
2 5 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) SPSS
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Subversion
2 8 (18.18%) JIRA
3 7 (15.91%) ClearCase
3 7 (15.91%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.91%) Vagrant
4 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Python Developer
3 12 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Software Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Data Scientist
7 3 (6.82%) Digital Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Author
8 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Author
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Python Software Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) HTML
2 10 (22.73%) XML
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
4 8 (18.18%) XSL
5 2 (4.55%) Drools
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) OO
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 11 (25.00%) DevOps
5 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 8 (18.18%) Analytics
6 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) Data Analytics
6 8 (18.18%) Line Management
6 8 (18.18%) Machine Learning
6 8 (18.18%) OOP
6 8 (18.18%) Web Development
7 7 (15.91%) SDLC
7 7 (15.91%) UML
8 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.36%) OOD
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Java
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (38.64%) C++
3 17 (38.64%) MATLAB
3 17 (38.64%) R
3 17 (38.64%) Ruby
4 9 (20.45%) C
4 9 (20.45%) C#
4 9 (20.45%) Objective-C
5 8 (18.18%) Delphi
5 8 (18.18%) Perl
5 8 (18.18%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) PhD
3 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
2 5 (11.36%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Apple
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle