The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.62% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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 Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
104 69 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.11% 35.20% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 39
Average daily rate £400 £380 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 13
Average hourly rate £28.36 £16.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.03% -41.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Python
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Telerik
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Task Parallel Library
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Telerik