The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 34 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.56% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 3.57% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate £353 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.35% -16.15%
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 £40.25 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.78% +5.71%
Python
Wiltshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 84 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 33.84% 20.24% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 53 50
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.06 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% -52.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 12 (85.71%) AWK
2 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle Linux
2 12 (85.71%) sed
3 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
3 11 (78.57%) NetApp
3 11 (78.57%) Samba
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) Perl
4 10 (71.43%) NFS
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 10 (71.43%) Puppet
4 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) Jython
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Grunt
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
1 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) LESS
1 1 (7.14%) RequireJS
1 1 (7.14%) Sass
1 1 (7.14%) Semantic HTML
1 1 (7.14%) SVG
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) AWK
1 12 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 12 (85.71%) sed
2 10 (71.43%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Jython
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Samba
2 10 (71.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (71.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 11 (78.57%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
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