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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Python 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.53% 0.77% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 2.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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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
81 136 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.49% 34.69% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 92 44
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.25 £16.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.54% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £13.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.05 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) RHCT
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Validation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) RHCT
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat