The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 55 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 97 59 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.27% 1.96% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 5.33% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 42 44
Median daily rate £425 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £321 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 £36.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -20.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +30.00%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1125 1106 1164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.88% 36.74% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 721 780
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 68 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +1.38%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Python
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 across the South West region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Python
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 across the South West region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Python
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +21 30 £425 +17.24% 4
Gloucestershire -11 24 £438 -4.68% 21
Dorset - 17 £500 - 2
Bristol -2 15 £363 +3.57% 15
Somerset +13 5 £350 - 6
Wiltshire -9 1 £400 - 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Python.

1 110 (54.19%) Java
2 82 (40.39%) Linux
3 79 (38.92%) Security Cleared
4 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
4 67 (33.00%) HTML
5 64 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (31.03%) Unix
7 61 (30.05%) SQL
8 52 (25.62%) Ruby
8 52 (25.62%) DV Cleared
9 51 (25.12%) C++
10 50 (24.63%) Perl
11 45 (22.17%) CSS
12 43 (21.18%) Bash Shell
13 41 (20.20%) Git (software)
14 39 (19.21%) Subversion
15 38 (18.72%) Degree
16 35 (17.24%) Configuration Management
17 33 (16.26%) OO
18 32 (15.76%) Web Development
19 31 (15.27%) Oracle
20 30 (14.78%) DevOps
21 29 (14.29%) Software Engineering
22 28 (13.79%) MATLAB
22 28 (13.79%) Puppet
23 26 (12.81%) Visualisation
23 26 (12.81%) HTTP
23 26 (12.81%) TDD
24 25 (12.32%) Scrum
24 25 (12.32%) Computer Science

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (10.84%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (6.90%) SAS
3 9 (4.43%) JBoss
4 7 (3.45%) Apache
4 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.96%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.46%) Node.js
7 3 (1.48%) Confluence
7 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) GemFire
9 1 (0.49%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) SPSS
2 3 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.36%) GitHub
2 7 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.49%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.49%) Pure360
4 1 (0.49%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.81%) HTTP
2 13 (6.40%) Firewall
3 10 (4.93%) LDAP
3 10 (4.93%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.94%) HbbTV
5 6 (2.96%) FTP
5 6 (2.96%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.96%) IPsec
5 6 (2.96%) NAS
5 6 (2.96%) Network Security
5 6 (2.96%) VPN
6 5 (2.46%) BIG-IP
6 5 (2.46%) tcpdump
6 5 (2.46%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.97%) Broadband
8 3 (1.48%) DNS
8 3 (1.48%) DVB
9 2 (0.99%) DHCP
9 2 (0.99%) SAN
10 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (10.84%) NoSQL
3 21 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 20 (9.85%) MySQL
5 19 (9.36%) MongoDB
6 14 (6.90%) Big Data
7 12 (5.91%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.93%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.94%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.48%) GIS
10 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.99%) QGIS
12 1 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
12 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.49%) Impala
12 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.49%) OrientDB
12 1 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (20.20%) Git (software)
2 39 (19.21%) Subversion
3 21 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 19 (9.36%) Jenkins
5 18 (8.87%) JIRA
6 17 (8.37%) JUnit
7 16 (7.88%) Capybara
7 16 (7.88%) git-flow
7 16 (7.88%) RSpec
8 13 (6.40%) ClearCase
9 7 (3.45%) Selenium
9 7 (3.45%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.96%) Ant
10 6 (2.96%) Maven
10 6 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (2.46%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (2.46%) Hudson
12 4 (1.97%) LoadRunner
12 4 (1.97%) Rational Functional Tester
13 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (12.32%) Finance
2 6 (2.96%) Electronics
2 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.46%) Marketing
4 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 103 (50.74%) Developer
2 31 (15.27%) Python Developer
3 24 (11.82%) Analyst
4 18 (8.87%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.37%) Software Developer
6 16 (7.88%) Senior Developer
7 15 (7.39%) Data Scientist
8 14 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) Senior Software Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Software Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.43%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Test Manager
14 7 (3.45%) Agile Developer
14 7 (3.45%) DV Cleared Java Developer
14 7 (3.45%) JavaScript Engineer
15 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 6 (2.96%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (33.00%) HTML
2 45 (22.17%) CSS
3 20 (9.85%) Sass
4 16 (7.88%) Dropwizard
4 16 (7.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (6.40%) Django
6 12 (5.91%) JSON
7 11 (5.42%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.42%) jQuery
7 11 (5.42%) XML
8 8 (3.94%) XSL
9 7 (3.45%) .NET
9 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.45%) J2EE
9 7 (3.45%) Spring
10 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.46%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.46%) HTML5
11 5 (2.46%) Web Services
12 4 (1.97%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) Visualisation
2 25 (12.32%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.94%) DTV
4 8 (3.94%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.45%) Statistics
6 6 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.46%) iPad
7 5 (2.46%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.97%) MPEG
9 3 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.48%) IPTV
9 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.48%) Social Media
9 3 (1.48%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.99%) Physics
11 1 (0.49%) Ergonomics
11 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (40.39%) Linux
2 63 (31.03%) Unix
3 17 (8.37%) Mac OS X
4 16 (7.88%) Windows
5 7 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.46%) Solaris
8 4 (1.97%) CentOS
9 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.24%) Configuration Management
3 33 (16.26%) OO
4 32 (15.76%) Web Development
5 30 (14.78%) DevOps
6 29 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 26 (12.81%) TDD
8 25 (12.32%) Scrum
9 24 (11.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (11.82%) Unit Testing
10 23 (11.33%) Web Design
11 22 (10.84%) Open Source
12 21 (10.34%) Integration Testing
13 19 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.36%) ITIL
14 17 (8.37%) Software Testing
15 15 (7.39%) Data Migration
15 15 (7.39%) ETL
15 15 (7.39%) Machine Learning
15 15 (7.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 110 (54.19%) Java
2 67 (33.00%) JavaScript
3 61 (30.05%) SQL
4 52 (25.62%) Ruby
5 51 (25.12%) C++
6 50 (24.63%) Perl
7 43 (21.18%) Bash Shell
8 28 (13.79%) MATLAB
9 25 (12.32%) R
10 23 (11.33%) C#
11 20 (9.85%) C
12 18 (8.87%) Scala
13 11 (5.42%) PHP
13 11 (5.42%) Shell Script
14 9 (4.43%) Objective-C
15 8 (3.94%) Delphi
15 8 (3.94%) Lua
15 8 (3.94%) PL/1
16 6 (2.96%) PL/SQL
17 4 (1.97%) AWK
Qualifications
1 79 (38.92%) Security Cleared
2 52 (25.62%) DV Cleared
3 38 (18.72%) Degree
4 21 (10.34%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.94%) ISEB
5 8 (3.94%) PhD
6 7 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.48%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.99%) RHCE
10 1 (0.49%) CISSP
10 1 (0.49%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.49%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.49%) OSCE
10 1 (0.49%) OSCP
10 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.87%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.97%) OIPF
4 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.49%) RMADS
4 1 (0.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.93%) Samba
3 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) Docker
3 2 (0.99%) NFS
4 1 (0.49%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (13.79%) Puppet
2 16 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (5.42%) Nagios
4 4 (1.97%) Ansible
5 3 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.49%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.49%) Oozie
6 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (15.27%) Oracle
2 24 (11.82%) Red Hat
3 16 (7.88%) VMware
4 11 (5.42%) F5
5 10 (4.93%) NetApp
6 8 (3.94%) Apple
7 7 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.46%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.97%) Adobe
9 4 (1.97%) HP
9 4 (1.97%) SAP
10 3 (1.48%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.48%) Sun
11 2 (0.99%) Cisco
11 2 (0.99%) IBM
12 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.49%) Google
12 1 (0.49%) Juniper
12 1 (0.49%) Omniture
12 1 (0.49%) Twitter
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