The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 52 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.47% - 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.43% - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 91 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.94% 44.39% 53.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 47 51
Average daily rate £330 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £323 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
South West

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Python
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 2 £275 - 8
Bridgwater - - - - 3
Street - - - - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Django
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Samba
3 1 (33.33%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (33.33%) KVM
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat