Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 19 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 +28 +21
Contract jobs citing Python 21 40 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.48% 8.60% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.92% 21.39% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 4
Somerset median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £360 £287 £275
90th Percentile £550 £569 £423
South West median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88% +15.65%

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 265 187 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 56.50% 40.22% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 122 120
Somerset median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £312 £227 £220
90th Percentile £572 £506 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 47
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £38.50 £23.28 £32.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.63 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% -1.27% -5.50%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -10 18 £388 -8.82% 17
Street -6 3 £550 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) C++
3 12 (57.14%) C
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Go
3 12 (57.14%) Docker
4 11 (52.38%) Degree
5 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
5 10 (47.62%) Bluetooth
5 10 (47.62%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (42.86%) Security Management
7 8 (38.10%) Device Driver
7 8 (38.10%) Embedded C++
8 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) JSON
11 4 (19.05%) REST
11 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (14.29%) HTML
12 3 (14.29%) Java
12 3 (14.29%) MySQL
12 3 (14.29%) YAML
12 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
12 3 (14.29%) D3.js
12 3 (14.29%) Data Science
13 2 (9.52%) Pandas
13 2 (9.52%) NoSQL

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 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Bluetooth
1 10 (47.62%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) 802.15
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
3 1 (4.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Embedded Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 8 (38.10%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Python Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Data Scientist
5 3 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Kernel Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSON
2 4 (19.05%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) D3.js
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 3 (14.29%) YAML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) NumPy
4 2 (9.52%) Pandas
5 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
5 1 (4.76%) Django
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
5 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.76%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (42.86%) Security Management
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) Data Science
5 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 2 (9.52%) Build Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) ETL
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C++
2 12 (57.14%) C
2 12 (57.14%) Go
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded C++
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 10 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco
1 2 (9.52%) Juniper