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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South West / Somerset
Rank 30 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Python 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.30% 1.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 122 120 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 57.55% 45.45% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 84
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +17.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Somerset

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Bath +3 5 £350 -6.66% 15
Street - 1 £565 -
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Python.

1 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Django
5 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Sybase
5 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Ansible

Python
Top Related 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 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Grunt
4 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Django Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Core
1 3 (27.27%) Django
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) boto
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Sybase
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks