The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 49 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Python 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.29% 0.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
150 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.86% 47.22% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 62
Average daily rate £320 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -44.85%
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 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 19 September 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
Street - 1 £500 - 1
Bath - - - - 8
Bridgwater - - - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Django
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Erlang
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Erlang
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Google