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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 19 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 15 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.86% - 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.76% - 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
109 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 42.58% 24.47% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 44
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £175.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.42% +357.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £12.99 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Exeter - 6 £313 - 4
Plymouth - 6 £500 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Ruby
3 10 (55.56%) Perl
4 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) JBoss
6 6 (33.33%) Apache
6 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 6 (33.33%) Puppet
6 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (33.33%) Salt
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
8 4 (22.22%) Change Management
8 4 (22.22%) RHCE
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (22.22%) C
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (22.22%) Flask
8 4 (22.22%) DevOps
8 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (22.22%) High Availability
8 4 (22.22%) vSphere
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) GitHub
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (33.33%) JBoss
1 6 (33.33%) Apache
1 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Broadband
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Firmware Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Flask
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) Leaflet
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 4 (22.22%) High Availability
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Ruby
2 10 (55.56%) Perl
3 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) C
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.56%) AWK
7 1 (5.56%) Jython
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) RHCE
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 6 (33.33%) Salt
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) SELinux
3 2 (11.11%) logstash
3 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.11%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat