The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 51 38 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Python 13 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.78% 2.62% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 8.28% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.28%
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 Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 157 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.18% 31.59% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 125
Average daily rate £400 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 15
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.66 £25.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.30 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Salisbury -9 6 £413 - 1
Swindon -8 1 £390 -0.12% 1
Chippenham - 1 £438 - 2
Corsham - - - - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Electronics
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Google
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) REST
6 4 (23.53%) GoogleTest
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (11.76%) QML
8 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.76%) R
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.76%) Multithreading

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (11.76%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQLite
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) Voldemort
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) GoogleTest
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Software Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) QML
2 2 (11.76%) Qt
2 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
2 2 (11.76%) CORBA
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.76%) DTV
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) R
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) Progress
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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