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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 2 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.31% 2.64% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 8.81% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £343 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -25.00%
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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 Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
147 193 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.90% 30.02% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 110 100
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) 3G
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) IPsec
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) PHP
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Nagios
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) RHCT
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) 3G
1 4 (30.77%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Qt Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Qt
2 1 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) RHCT
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) AppManager
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) NetIQ
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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