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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 33 40 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 28 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.89% 1.37% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.47% 4.58% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
170 153 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.64% 29.88% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 134
Average daily rate £375 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 12
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.87 £17.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 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
Chippenham - 2 £400 -
Swindon - 1 £390 -
Corsham - - - -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) Electronics
3 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) Google
4 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) GoogleTest
6 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (23.33%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (23.33%) Automotive
7 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
8 6 (20.00%) C++
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
10 4 (13.33%) SQLite
10 4 (13.33%) C
10 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
10 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 4 (13.33%) OpenGL
10 4 (13.33%) Qt
10 4 (13.33%) QML
11 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
11 3 (10.00%) Open Source
11 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
11 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
11 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQLite
2 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) Voldemort
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.67%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) GoogleTest
2 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (63.33%) Electronics
2 7 (23.33%) Automotive
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 17 (56.67%) Software Engineer
3 16 (53.33%) Tester
3 16 (53.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 16 (53.33%) Software Tester
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) CSS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) OpenGL
1 4 (13.33%) Qt
1 4 (13.33%) QML
2 3 (10.00%) CORBA
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.33%) REST
4 1 (3.33%) NumPy
4 1 (3.33%) Flask
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
1 3 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (10.00%) DTV
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Test Automation
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) High Availability
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.33%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.67%) R
7 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Google
2 3 (10.00%) Progress
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle