The first table below looks at the demand for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 128 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Python Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
Gloucestershire - 11 £500 -
Bristol -20 1 - -
Somerset - - - -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (95.45%) Linux
3 20 (90.91%) Perl
4 19 (86.36%) Bash Shell
5 15 (68.18%) OO
6 14 (63.64%) Apache
6 14 (63.64%) Windows
6 14 (63.64%) SNMP
6 14 (63.64%) MySQL
6 14 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (63.64%) SSH
6 14 (63.64%) Problem Management
6 14 (63.64%) Open Source
7 13 (59.09%) DevOps
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
8 5 (22.73%) Internet
8 5 (22.73%) SMTP
9 2 (9.09%) Subversion
10 1 (4.55%) Maven
10 1 (4.55%) LAMP
10 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.55%) Django
10 1 (4.55%) Release Management
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
10 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
10 1 (4.55%) ETL
10 1 (4.55%) Ant

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (63.64%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) SNMP
1 14 (63.64%) SSH
2 5 (22.73%) SMTP
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) MySQL
1 14 (63.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
2 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) LAMP
1 1 (4.55%) Django
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
1 1 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) OO
2 14 (63.64%) Problem Management
3 13 (59.09%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 20 (90.91%) Perl
3 19 (86.36%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Google