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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 50 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Python 12 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.71% 2.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 6.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
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 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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
162 223 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.14% 36.56% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 130 105
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £472 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £21.38 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +11.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £16.48 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.28 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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
Swindon -3 4 £300 -7.69%
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 18 (43.90%) Electronics
3 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
4 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) Google
7 11 (26.83%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (26.83%) GoogleTest
7 11 (26.83%) C++
8 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
8 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
9 9 (21.95%) Java
10 8 (19.51%) C
11 7 (17.07%) Automotive
11 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
12 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
12 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.20%) Qt
13 5 (12.20%) Finance
13 5 (12.20%) PHP
13 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.76%) Perl
14 4 (9.76%) UNIX
14 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
14 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
14 4 (9.76%) OpenGL
14 4 (9.76%) 3G
14 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
14 4 (9.76%) IPsec
14 4 (9.76%) Multithreading

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (4.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.76%) 3G
1 4 (9.76%) IPsec
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) NAS
3 1 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQLite
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) HBase
3 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.88%) Voldemort
3 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) GoogleTest
2 4 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 18 (43.90%) Electronics
2 7 (17.07%) Automotive
3 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.20%) Finance
5 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineer
2 18 (43.90%) Test Engineer
3 16 (39.02%) Software Test Engineer
3 16 (39.02%) Tester
3 16 (39.02%) Software Tester
4 11 (26.83%) Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.44%) CSS Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Qt
2 4 (9.76%) QML
2 4 (9.76%) OpenGL
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) CORBA
4 1 (2.44%) Google Maps API
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.44%) Flask
4 1 (2.44%) RESTful
4 1 (2.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.44%) NumPy
4 1 (2.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) BeagleBoard
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 11 (26.83%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (9.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
4 7 (17.07%) Automation Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.88%) High Availability
8 2 (4.88%) Project Management
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) Wealth Management
8 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (2.44%) Web Development
9 1 (2.44%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.44%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) C++
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 8 (19.51%) C
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.76%) Perl
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) R
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) VCP4
2 1 (2.44%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
1 1 (2.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) AppManager
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Google
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Progress
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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