The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 19 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.46% - 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.35% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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 67 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.54% 33.17% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 29 26
Median daily rate £393 £303 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.75% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.90 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.24 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bournemouth - 16 £470 - 1
Poole - 1 £550 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Puppet
3 11 (57.89%) F5
3 11 (57.89%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) Perl
3 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
3 11 (57.89%) Nagios
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) Java
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) IPsec
6 6 (31.58%) Samba
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
6 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
6 6 (31.58%) Network Security
6 6 (31.58%) J2EE
6 6 (31.58%) BCP
6 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 6 (31.58%) FTP
6 6 (31.58%) HTTP
6 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
6 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
6 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
6 6 (31.58%) LDAP
6 6 (31.58%) NetApp
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) NAS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (31.58%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (5.26%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) FTP
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) HTTPS
2 6 (31.58%) IPsec
2 6 (31.58%) LDAP
2 6 (31.58%) NAS
2 6 (31.58%) Network Security
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 6 (31.58%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) BIG-IP
3 5 (26.32%) tcpdump
3 5 (26.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Unix Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) J2EE
2 2 (10.53%) boto
2 2 (10.53%) POSIX
2 2 (10.53%) Symfony
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) Django
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) LAMP
3 1 (5.26%) Laravel
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (26.32%) iPad
3 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Unix
3 5 (26.32%) Solaris
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) BCP
2 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity
2 6 (31.58%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Management
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Kernel Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Perl
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) HND
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Samba
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) Puppet
2 11 (57.89%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) CFEngine
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) F5
1 11 (57.89%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) NetApp
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) IBM