Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36 -13
Contract jobs citing Python 58 53 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.53% 9.50% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.21% 21.54% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 2
Devon median daily rate £480 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.37% +14.06%
10th Percentile £413 £365 £397
90th Percentile £575 £565 £491
South West median daily rate £480 £401 £450
% change year-on-year +19.85% -11.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -22.22% +22.45%
10th Percentile £33.75 £33.25 £44.00
90th Percentile £39.85 £41.70 £46.00
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +18.06%

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 192 246 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 41.47% 44.09% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 117 136
Devon median daily rate £373 £400 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +15.11% -3.47%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £191
90th Percentile £528 £560 £494
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 20
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £25.50 £30.25 £18.64
90th Percentile £41.90 £47.80 £48.36
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 41 £480 +1.05% 17
Plymouth +10 7 £625 +56.25% 8
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Python.

1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (39.66%) Integration Testing
5 23 (39.66%) BDD
5 23 (39.66%) TDD
6 20 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (27.59%) HTML
7 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (25.86%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) SQL
9 14 (24.14%) CSS
9 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
10 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.69%) Coaching
11 12 (20.69%) AWS Certification
12 11 (18.97%) Scrum
13 10 (17.24%) Microservices
13 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
14 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
14 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
14 9 (15.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (13.79%) HTML5
15 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
16 7 (12.07%) Sass
16 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
16 7 (12.07%) GIS
16 7 (12.07%) Spring
16 7 (12.07%) Maven

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 6 (10.34%) Apache
1 6 (10.34%) nginx
1 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 36 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (34.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (15.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (10.34%) Serverless
6 4 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (6.90%) GitHub
7 2 (3.45%) G Suite
7 2 (3.45%) PaaS
8 1 (1.72%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.72%) npm
8 1 (1.72%) Office 365
8 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) GIS
2 6 (10.34%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (3.45%) Power BI
3 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.07%) JUnit
3 7 (12.07%) Maven
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Bower
5 1 (1.72%) gulp
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Developer
2 18 (31.03%) Senior Developer
3 17 (29.31%) Java Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Python Developer
5 7 (12.07%) AWS Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Lead Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
8 2 (3.45%) DevOps Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Python Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) HTML
2 14 (24.14%) CSS
3 8 (13.79%) HTML5
4 7 (12.07%) Sass
4 7 (12.07%) Spring
4 7 (12.07%) Spring Boot
5 6 (10.34%) CSS3
5 6 (10.34%) LESS
5 6 (10.34%) Node.js
6 5 (8.62%) FreeMarker
7 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 3 (5.17%) XML
9 2 (3.45%) .NET
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.45%) ADO.NET
9 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.45%) jQuery
9 2 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.45%) Blog
2 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
2 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) BDD
2 23 (39.66%) Integration Testing
2 23 (39.66%) TDD
3 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 12 (20.69%) Coaching
6 11 (18.97%) Scrum
7 10 (17.24%) Microservices
8 7 (12.07%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (12.07%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (12.07%) OO
8 7 (12.07%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
9 6 (10.34%) Physics
10 5 (8.62%) Data Development
10 5 (8.62%) Open Source
10 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) Java
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.07%) C#
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) C
6 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.17%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.45%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.72%) R
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) AWS Certification
3 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Google
1 3 (5.17%) Splunk
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow