Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 November 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 > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +40
Contract jobs citing Python 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.01% 1.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Dorset median daily rate £418 £396 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% - -
South West median daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -8.57% +9.38% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +25.87% +25.44%

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 Dorset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 123 168 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 41.14% 37.50% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 114 64
Dorset median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £296 £238 £213
90th Percentile £456 £486 £475
South West median daily rate £383 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +5.52% -2.82% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 27
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -34.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £16.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.88 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Dorset

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Dorset

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Dorset

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Dorset

Python
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Bournemouth +10 3 £434 +9.46% 1
Poole +7 2 £338 +3.85%
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Symfony
2 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (16.67%) IPsec
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Symfony
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Garbage Collection
2 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Grafana
2 1 (16.67%) Icinga
2 1 (16.67%) Kibana
2 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Isilon
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) SolidFire
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) VMware