Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 20 April 2018 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 > Somerset
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 41 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 26 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.66% 3.10% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.36% 5.93% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 3
Somerset median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +87.50%
10th Percentile £234 £325 £323
90th Percentile £454 £575 £388
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +12.24% +28.95%

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 181 236 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.43% 52.33% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 126 144
Somerset median daily rate £395 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.22% -2.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £263
90th Percentile £489 £477 £484
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 52 58
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -1.78% +14.19%
10th Percentile £24.85 £37.50 £29.53
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.96% +19.01%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Somerset

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Somerset

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Somerset

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Somerset

Python
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 April 2018. 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
Bath -2 10 £425 -8.11% 10
Taunton - 7 £390 - 1
Street 0 4 - -
Portishead - 2 £425 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £200 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) C++
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) C#
3 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
4 10 (38.46%) Groovy
4 10 (38.46%) Ruby
5 9 (34.62%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
6 8 (30.77%) CSS
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
7 7 (26.92%) jQuery
7 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
7 7 (26.92%) CentOS
7 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (26.92%) .NET
7 7 (26.92%) TDD
7 7 (26.92%) HTTP
7 7 (26.92%) Data Science
8 6 (23.08%) HP ALM
8 6 (23.08%) Docker
8 6 (23.08%) Pandas
8 6 (23.08%) Jython
8 6 (23.08%) Maven

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (19.23%) nginx
1 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Jetty
4 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Doxygen
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) IPsec
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Jenkins
2 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 6 (23.08%) Ant
4 6 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 6 (23.08%) HP UFT
4 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 6 (23.08%) JUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Maven
4 6 (23.08%) Selenium
4 6 (23.08%) SoapUI
4 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Python Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Test Automation Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Test Manager
4 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Science Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Optical Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) jQuery
3 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
3 6 (23.08%) NumPy
3 6 (23.08%) Pandas
3 6 (23.08%) REST
3 6 (23.08%) SciPy
3 6 (23.08%) SOAP
3 6 (23.08%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) Keras
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js
4 4 (15.38%) React
4 4 (15.38%) RESTful
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) Django
5 2 (7.69%) Pthreads
5 2 (7.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (15.38%) iPad
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) CPLD
3 2 (7.69%) CUDA
3 2 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) CentOS
2 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 8 (30.77%) Refactoring
4 7 (26.92%) Data Science
4 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) Image Processing
5 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
6 5 (19.23%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Signal Processing
9 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C++
1 12 (46.15%) Java
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) Groovy
3 10 (38.46%) Ruby
4 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 6 (23.08%) Jython
5 6 (23.08%) VBScript
6 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 3 (11.54%) Scala
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.85%) RPG
8 1 (3.85%) RPG/400
8 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) CA Service Virtualization
1 6 (23.08%) HP ALM
2 5 (19.23%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) CA
1 6 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Tableau
3 1 (3.85%) VMware