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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South West / Devon
Rank 27 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 15 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 5.40% 10.37% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.45% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 5
Median daily rate £376 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £445 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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
131 125 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 47.12% 51.87% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 90 37
Median daily rate £376 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -4 12 £376 +0.26%
Exeter -6 3 £375 -7.97% 2
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) Flask
3 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) CSS3
5 6 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) J2EE
7 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (22.22%) OO
7 4 (22.22%) Docker
7 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 3 (16.67%) SQLAlchemy
8 3 (16.67%) User Experience
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (16.67%) OOD
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD

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 6 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) QGIS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Calabash
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Django Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Release Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Configuration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Flask
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) CSS3
4 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) Django
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Node.js
7 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
7 1 (5.56%) XHTML
7 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (16.67%) OOD
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
1 3 (16.67%) WCAG
2 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Black Duck
1 1 (5.56%) Google
1 1 (5.56%) Mapbox
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle