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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 42 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Python 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.55% 0.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
166 173 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.36% 38.02% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 128 34
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £398 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.29 £14.35 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015. 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
Wells - 1 - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Swing
2 1 (33.33%) AWT
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VBA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Swing Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Swing
1 1 (33.33%) AWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) ESRI