Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 +32 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 64 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 9.92% 10.03% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.30% 22.35% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 6
Devon median daily rate £424 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +7.94% +31.25%
10th Percentile £322 £363 £238
90th Percentile £456 £475 £500
South West median daily rate £422 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.82% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Devon median hourly rate - £39.50 -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -13.58%

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 287 179 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 44.50% 44.86% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 106 103
Devon median daily rate £385 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £266 £197 £258
90th Percentile £488 £463 £482
South West median daily rate £375 £361 £375
% change year-on-year +3.81% -3.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 11
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +54.55% +111.54%
10th Percentile £26.88 £31.25 £19.25
90th Percentile £45.38 £51.50 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +13.51% +4.23%

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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Plymouth -7 39 £412 +9.73% 1
Exeter -1 22 £438 +2.94% 4
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 35 (54.69%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) Test Automation
4 28 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 22 (34.38%) Java
6 21 (32.81%) Vagrant
7 20 (31.25%) VirtualBox
7 20 (31.25%) Ruby
8 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
8 19 (29.69%) SQL
8 19 (29.69%) CSS
8 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
9 18 (28.13%) HTML
10 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 16 (25.00%) Docker
11 15 (23.44%) Translating Business Requirements
11 15 (23.44%) QA
11 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (20.31%) JSON
12 13 (20.31%) Linux
12 13 (20.31%) REST
13 12 (18.75%) Open Source
13 12 (18.75%) SQLAlchemy
13 12 (18.75%) Front End Development
13 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
14 11 (17.19%) Pair Programming
14 11 (17.19%) Unix
14 11 (17.19%) DevOps
14 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (17.19%) OWASP

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 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.06%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (14.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 9 (14.06%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) SMS
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (14.06%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.13%) QGIS
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 21 (32.81%) Vagrant
3 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
4 9 (14.06%) Cucumber
4 9 (14.06%) Hudson
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
5 3 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.56%) Calabash
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium
6 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.06%) AWS Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 8 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 8 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
6 7 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Automation Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (7.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) DevOps Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) AWS Architect
9 3 (4.69%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) CSS
2 18 (28.13%) HTML
3 13 (20.31%) JSON
3 13 (20.31%) REST
4 12 (18.75%) SQLAlchemy
5 9 (14.06%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (14.06%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (10.94%) JRuby
6 7 (10.94%) XML
7 6 (9.38%) Ajax
7 6 (9.38%) Web Services
8 5 (7.81%) XHTML
9 4 (6.25%) Flask
9 4 (6.25%) PostGIS
9 4 (6.25%) RESTful
10 3 (4.69%) CSS3
10 3 (4.69%) J2EE
11 2 (3.13%) .NET
11 2 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Linux
2 11 (17.19%) Mac OS
2 11 (17.19%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (51.56%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) Test Automation
4 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (23.44%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 12 (18.75%) Open Source
6 12 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 11 (17.19%) DevOps
7 11 (17.19%) OWASP
7 11 (17.19%) Pair Programming
8 10 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 9 (14.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (10.94%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (9.38%) Scrum
12 4 (6.25%) TDD
13 3 (4.69%) Kanban
13 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.38%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) Ruby
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Delphi
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) C#
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) ISEB
2 9 (14.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
2 8 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) VirtualBox
2 16 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Kibana
1 3 (4.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Talend
2 2 (3.13%) Mapbox
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Google