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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 41 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% 0.33% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.74% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
121 136 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.93% 44.44% 49.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 86 75
Average daily rate £365 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £38.13 £31.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.10 £34.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Taunton - 1 - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
1 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 7 (77.78%) Splunk
2 7 (77.78%) iPad
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) Data Management
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Ansible
2 7 (77.78%) Patch Management
2 7 (77.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) ELK Stack
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Gerrit
3 6 (66.67%) Grunt
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) gulp
6 3 (33.33%) React
6 3 (33.33%) Web Operations
6 3 (33.33%) Node.js
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) Selenium
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) QGIS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (66.67%) Gerrit
3 6 (66.67%) Grunt
4 4 (44.44%) gulp
5 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (22.22%) Gradle
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) GitLab
6 1 (11.11%) JBehave
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Maven
6 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) UI Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) ELK Stack
2 3 (33.33%) React
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 1 (11.11%) Browserify
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 7 (77.78%) Data Management
2 7 (77.78%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) E-Commerce
2 7 (77.78%) Patch Management
3 3 (33.33%) Web Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Bash Shell
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Ansible
1 7 (77.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Splunk