Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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 > Somerset
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 44 73
Rank change year-on-year +27 +29 -6
Contract jobs citing Python 42 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.45% 1.30% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.90% 3.43% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 1
Somerset median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £295 £258 £325
90th Percentile £625 £423 £375
South West median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +25.00% +26.32%

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 201 175 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.44% 37.80% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 109 204
Somerset median daily rate £381 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £266 £234 £263
90th Percentile £498 £463 £434
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 51
Somerset median hourly rate £45.75 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.38% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £24.85 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.45 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £39.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.64% -1.88% +14.29%

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 25 November 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 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 25 November 2017. 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 +16 30 £425 +21.43% 6
Taunton +10 6 £350 -
Street +2 4 - -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £200 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) DevOps
3 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
3 17 (40.48%) Groovy
4 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
5 15 (35.71%) SQL
6 14 (33.33%) Java
6 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 14 (33.33%) JIRA
7 12 (28.57%) React
7 12 (28.57%) Web Services
8 11 (26.19%) Ruby
8 11 (26.19%) Atlassian
8 11 (26.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (26.19%) Docker
9 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
9 10 (23.81%) Linux
10 9 (21.43%) Scrum
10 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (21.43%) jQuery
10 9 (21.43%) RESTful
10 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
10 9 (21.43%) Ansible
11 8 (19.05%) Bitbucket
11 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
11 8 (19.05%) Maven
11 8 (19.05%) C#
12 7 (16.67%) C++

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 4 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (9.52%) nginx
1 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.38%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.38%) Tornado
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) PaaS
3 3 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.38%) Algolia
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Big Data
2 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.38%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 14 (33.33%) JIRA
4 11 (26.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (19.05%) Bitbucket
5 8 (19.05%) Maven
6 6 (14.29%) Subversion
7 5 (11.90%) Gradle
7 5 (11.90%) ScriptRunner
8 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
9 3 (7.14%) Ant
9 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
9 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
9 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
9 3 (7.14%) JUnit
9 3 (7.14%) Selenium
9 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.38%) Gerrit
10 1 (2.38%) Phabricator
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Python Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) JIRA Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) JIRA Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Site Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Automation Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) React
1 12 (28.57%) Web Services
2 9 (21.43%) jQuery
2 9 (21.43%) RESTful
3 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) Node.js
4 5 (11.90%) D3.js
4 5 (11.90%) Django
4 5 (11.90%) JSON
4 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (11.90%) Spring
4 5 (11.90%) Spring Boot
5 4 (9.52%) J2EE
5 4 (9.52%) NumPy
5 4 (9.52%) Pandas
5 4 (9.52%) REST
5 4 (9.52%) SciPy
6 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Native
2 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) CentOS
2 4 (9.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) DevOps
3 14 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) Kanban
7 5 (11.90%) Microservices
7 5 (11.90%) Refactoring
8 4 (9.52%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (9.52%) Change Control
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.52%) Image Processing
8 4 (9.52%) Machine Learning
8 4 (9.52%) Open Source
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Groovy
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) Ruby
5 9 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 8 (19.05%) C#
7 7 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (11.90%) Kotlin
9 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
10 3 (7.14%) Jython
10 3 (7.14%) Scala
10 3 (7.14%) VBScript
11 1 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.38%) RPG
11 1 (2.38%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
2 6 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 9 (21.43%) Ansible
3 5 (11.90%) Rancher
4 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.52%) Puppet
5 3 (7.14%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (2.38%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Atlassian
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau