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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Python 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.88% 0.58% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 2.40% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£420 £305 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% -12.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
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
147 167 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.55% 24.31% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 102 108
Average daily rate £338 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £381 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 17
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -41.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 2015. 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 +8 4 £420 +47.36% 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) C++
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) C
3 7 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) IPsec
6 4 (28.57%) 3G
6 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
7 3 (21.43%) Apache
7 3 (21.43%) LDAP
7 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
7 3 (21.43%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) PHP
8 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) 3G
1 4 (28.57%) IPsec
2 3 (21.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Qt Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) Qt
1 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C++
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nagios
1 1 (7.14%) AppManager
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) NetIQ
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Posted: 6 days ago
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