Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 22 48
Rank change year-on-year -22 +26 +19
Contract jobs citing Python 13 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.53% 6.81% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.61% 15.24% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 2
Somerset median daily rate £444 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +36.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £248
90th Percentile £550 £625 £358
South West median daily rate £475 £400 £436
% change year-on-year +18.75% -8.31% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £44.13 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.94% - +32.35%

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 282 210 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 54.86% 44.68% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 137 107
Somerset median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £295 £299 £237
90th Percentile £533 £527 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 25
Somerset median hourly rate £41.75 £50.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.50% +29.03% -9.36%
10th Percentile £38.50 £43.33 £31.50
90th Percentile £44.20 £53.75 £44.95
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.15 £39.75
% change year-on-year +3.28% +3.52% +1.27%

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 October 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 October 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 -18 7 £401 -5.65% 14
Street -6 1 £550 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 5 (38.46%) Go
3 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
4 3 (23.08%) Device Driver
5 2 (15.38%) Data Science
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) REST
5 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) .NET

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Bluetooth
1 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) OLAP
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) Riak
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 2 (15.38%) Kernel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Matplotlib
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) NumPy
2 1 (7.69%) Pandas
2 1 (7.69%) scikit-learn
2 1 (7.69%) SciPy
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Science
3 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) API Development
4 1 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Support Vector Machines
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Go
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware