Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30 -14
Contract jobs citing Python 62 68 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.94% 12.27% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.80% 25.56% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 15
Devon median daily rate £500 £500 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.98% -6.00%
10th Percentile £425 £394 £297
90th Percentile £640 £670 £515
South West median daily rate £510 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Devon median hourly rate £44.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.43% - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +16.13% -8.82% +13.33%

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 189 266 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 39.46% 48.01% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 152 146
Devon median daily rate £468 £421 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.10% +12.18% +1.49%
10th Percentile £284 £260 £215
90th Percentile £613 £569 £515
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 10
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £28.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +47.49% -29.66%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £18.19
90th Percentile £46.20 £47.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -5.04%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 0 46 £500 - 19
Plymouth +9 11 £600 - 7
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 43 (69.35%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (56.45%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
5 26 (41.94%) HTML
6 24 (38.71%) CSS
6 24 (38.71%) TDD
7 20 (32.26%) Integration Testing
7 20 (32.26%) BDD
8 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
10 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
11 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
12 14 (22.58%) Computer Science
13 13 (20.97%) Google Cloud Platform
14 12 (19.35%) Open Source
15 11 (17.74%) Linux
16 10 (16.13%) Node.js
16 10 (16.13%) CSS3
16 10 (16.13%) Sass
17 9 (14.52%) Docker
17 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
17 9 (14.52%) HTML5
18 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
18 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
18 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
18 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
18 8 (12.90%) Physics
19 7 (11.29%) Degree

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 7 (11.29%) nginx
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 6 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) InVision
1 4 (6.45%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 35 (56.45%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (20.97%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.45%) GitHub
5 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (9.68%) GIS
2 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.23%) Power BI
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.52%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.29%) Selenium
4 4 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (6.45%) GitLab
4 4 (6.45%) gulp
4 4 (6.45%) Jasmine
4 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (6.45%) webpack
5 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 3 (4.84%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Maven
6 1 (1.61%) Sikuli
6 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.61%) Electronics
1 1 (1.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (72.58%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Software Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Programmer
4 6 (9.68%) Python Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Lead Programmer
7 2 (3.23%) Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Automation Tester
7 2 (3.23%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) HTML
2 24 (38.71%) CSS
3 10 (16.13%) CSS3
3 10 (16.13%) Node.js
3 10 (16.13%) Sass
4 9 (14.52%) HTML5
5 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.68%) FreeMarker
6 6 (9.68%) Jest
6 6 (9.68%) LESS
7 4 (6.45%) amCharts
7 4 (6.45%) D3.js
7 4 (6.45%) Dojo
7 4 (6.45%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (6.45%) React Native
8 3 (4.84%) Spring
9 2 (3.23%) Flask
9 2 (3.23%) SOAP
10 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.61%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.23%) Blog
2 2 (3.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) TDD
3 20 (32.26%) BDD
3 20 (32.26%) Integration Testing
4 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (22.58%) Computer Science
6 12 (19.35%) Open Source
7 8 (12.90%) Mathematics
7 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.90%) Physics
7 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (9.68%) Visualisation
9 5 (8.06%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Coaching
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (69.35%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.06%) Ruby
5 4 (6.45%) ES6
5 4 (6.45%) Groovy
5 4 (6.45%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.84%) C
6 3 (4.84%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) C++
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.61%) Java 8
8 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) Degree
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.84%) AWS Certification
7 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
7 2 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Adobe
1 4 (6.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat