Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
South West > Devon
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 49 30
Rank change year-on-year +39 -19 +27
Contract jobs citing Python 48 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.74% 1.98% 6.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 3.91% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 32
Devon median daily rate £450 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.68% -6.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £383 £323 £301
90th Percentile £560 £376 £509
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +22.45% +1.38%
10th Percentile £33.25 £44.00 £36.03
90th Percentile £41.70 £46.00 £38.48
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -5.88% +15.65% +28.95%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 216 230 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 43.81% 50.55% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 147 234
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.41% +9.63%
10th Percentile £225 £215 £275
90th Percentile £575 £496 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 14
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -1.32% +4.83%
10th Percentile £32.50 £18.64 £16.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £48.00 £44.80
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.27% -3.66% +17.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Devon

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Devon

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Devon over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Devon

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Devon

Python
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Devon region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +31 32 £475 - 11
Plymouth +5 4 £412 +9.44% 6
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Python.

1 23 (47.92%) Amazon AWS
1 23 (47.92%) DevOps
2 19 (39.58%) Java
3 18 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
3 18 (37.50%) Serverless
4 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
4 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.25%) Ruby
5 15 (31.25%) Web Services
5 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 14 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (27.08%) Docker
7 13 (27.08%) Linux
8 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
9 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
10 10 (20.83%) Groovy
10 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
10 10 (20.83%) Puppet
11 9 (18.75%) Ansible
11 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
12 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) JIRA
13 7 (14.58%) Open Source
13 7 (14.58%) Artifactory
14 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
14 5 (10.42%) Gradle

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Airflow
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 23 (47.92%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 18 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
2 18 (37.50%) Serverless
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.08%) GitHub
4 1 (2.08%) Heroku
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SMS
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) Wireless
4 2 (4.17%) Broadband
5 1 (2.08%) MIMO
5 1 (2.08%) OFDM
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (10.42%) GIS
3 2 (4.17%) Azkaban
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) JIRA
4 7 (14.58%) Artifactory
5 5 (10.42%) Gradle
5 5 (10.42%) Maven
6 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.17%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) AWS Engineer
2 13 (27.08%) DevOps Developer
3 11 (22.92%) Python Developer
4 10 (20.83%) AWS Developer
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Automation Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.33%) Web Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Data Scientist
10 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.17%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 8 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) JRuby
4 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.08%) Flask
4 1 (2.08%) React Native
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.08%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.08%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) DevOps
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.58%) Open Source
6 5 (10.42%) Coaching
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (10.42%) Kanban
6 5 (10.42%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.33%) Code Optimisation
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.33%) Workflow
7 4 (8.33%) Workflow Management
8 3 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) Ruby
3 12 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.83%) Groovy
4 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) R
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Docker
2 3 (6.25%) VirtualBox
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Ansible
3 5 (10.42%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) Oozie
5 1 (2.08%) Kibana
5 1 (2.08%) logstash
5 1 (2.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.08%) VMware