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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Python 6 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.48% 5.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 13.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 0
Dorset median daily rate £338 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.29% -  
South West median daily rate £401 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.76% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £46.25 £39.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year +17.08% +10.48%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 108 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 47.01% 42.19% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 127 58
Dorset median daily rate £338 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.46%  
10th Percentile £293 £255 £263
90th Percentile £435 £500 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 15
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -8.75%  
10th Percentile £37.25 £33.50 £26.25
90th Percentile £43.15 £48.75 £41.24
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year +22.58% +6.89%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Poole +9 3 £338 +3.84%
Bournemouth -2 3 £413 -12.23% 2
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) Laravel
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Symfony
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) GCP
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (25.00%) Go
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
5 1 (12.50%) Docker
5 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) IPv6
5 1 (12.50%) Dell

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) IPv6
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Web Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Laravel
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) Symfony
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas