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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 44 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.32% 1.28% 6.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 3.64% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.73%
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
75 55 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 24.35% 35.26% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 44
Average daily rate £550 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 23
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.75 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
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 31 October 2014. 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 - - - - 1
Plymouth - - - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) YUM
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) SELinux
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (50.00%) YUM
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) logstash
1 1 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware