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 3 months to 25 April 2017 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 6 24
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18  
Contract jobs citing Python 27 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.18% 15.00% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.57% 30.68% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £358 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 138 88 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 46.94% 48.89% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 36
Median daily rate £355 £408 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.88% +15.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.92% -62.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -3 21 £423 +12.80% 4
Exeter -10 6 £375 -14.28% 1
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (44.44%) CSS
5 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 15 (41.67%) HTML
5 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 13 (36.11%) Open Source
7 11 (30.56%) Vagrant
7 11 (30.56%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (27.78%) Flask
8 10 (27.78%) VirtualBox
9 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (25.00%) Docker
10 8 (22.22%) Ruby
10 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Linux
11 7 (19.44%) Front End Development
11 7 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (19.44%) SQLAlchemy
11 7 (19.44%) CSS3
12 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (16.67%) REST
12 6 (16.67%) HTML5
12 6 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.67%) JSON

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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) QGIS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (30.56%) Vagrant
3 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.89%) Hudson
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
5 3 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Calabash
6 1 (2.78%) Selenium
6 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Python Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Team Leader
4 5 (13.89%) Test Leader
4 5 (13.89%) Test Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (2.78%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) CSS
2 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 10 (27.78%) Flask
4 7 (19.44%) CSS3
4 7 (19.44%) SQLAlchemy
5 6 (16.67%) HTML5
5 6 (16.67%) JSON
5 6 (16.67%) REST
6 5 (13.89%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) Ajax
7 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 4 (11.11%) J2EE
7 4 (11.11%) PostGIS
7 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (8.33%) XHTML
9 1 (2.78%) .NET
9 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Mac OS
2 5 (13.89%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (36.11%) Open Source
4 8 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (19.44%) Front End Development
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) OWASP
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (8.33%) OOD
9 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 8 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (11.11%) Delphi
6 2 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) R
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VirtualBox
2 9 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Talend
2 2 (5.56%) Mapbox
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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