The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 18 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Python 26 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 9.52% 3.83% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.15% 11.32% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £258 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% +8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £328 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -5.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
161 106 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 58.97% 33.87% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 37 34
Average daily rate £375 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Devon region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth +8 21 £375 - 1
Exeter -4 2 £408 +58.25%
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Subversion
2 23 (57.50%) HTML
3 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 19 (47.50%) OO
4 19 (47.50%) Ruby
5 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 17 (42.50%) OOA/OOD
5 17 (42.50%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (37.50%) QA
6 15 (37.50%) TDD
6 15 (37.50%) Java
6 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 15 (37.50%) NoSQL
7 14 (35.00%) OOD
7 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
8 13 (32.50%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (32.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (32.50%) Coaching
9 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
11 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 7 (17.50%) Flask
12 7 (17.50%) DevOps
12 7 (17.50%) Disclosure Scotland
12 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (17.50%) Django
13 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (12.50%) Ganglia

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (42.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 4 (10.00%) nginx
4 2 (5.00%) SAS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 5 (12.50%) SSL
1 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (57.50%) Subversion
2 20 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) ClearCase
4 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Digital Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Author
7 2 (5.00%) Django Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Python Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Author
7 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Python Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) Django
2 7 (17.50%) Flask
2 7 (17.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) Middleware
4 4 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) XSL
6 2 (5.00%) Drools
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) CentOS
3 4 (10.00%) Fedora
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) OO
3 17 (42.50%) OOA/OOD
4 15 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 15 (37.50%) TDD
5 14 (35.00%) OOD
5 14 (35.00%) Software Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Coaching
6 13 (32.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (32.50%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (17.50%) DevOps
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.00%) Open Source
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
10 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 3 (7.50%) SDLC
11 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) UML
11 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Ruby
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) C
4 3 (7.50%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) Delphi
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) PL/1
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.00%) R
6 1 (2.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) QA
2 7 (17.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) KVM
1 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
1 5 (12.50%) Ganglia
1 5 (12.50%) Graphite
1 5 (12.50%) Kibana
1 5 (12.50%) Nagios
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
1 5 (12.50%) Riemann
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
Plymouth
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
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