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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 26 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Python 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% 0.56% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.35% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £43.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +4.10%
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
75 74 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 34.72% 41.81% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 45
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
Bournemouth - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 November 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%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) GTK+
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) wxWidgets

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) GTK+
1 1 (20.00%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SysML
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared