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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12  
Contract jobs citing Python 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.34% 1.64% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.73% 4.30% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.96% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +3.42%  

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 126 93 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 61.17% 38.11% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 52 91
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +10 10 £550 +62.96% 5
Taunton - 1 - -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Django
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 5 (27.78%) AWS Certification
4 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (27.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Sass
5 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Node.js
5 4 (22.22%) TypeScript

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 6 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) nginx
2 1 (5.56%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) Bower
2 3 (16.67%) gulp
2 3 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (16.67%) Protractor
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Grunt
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) AWS Architect
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Django Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Django
2 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) jQuery
3 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 4 (22.22%) Sass
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.56%) boto
5 1 (5.56%) Ember.js
5 1 (5.56%) Flask
5 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (16.67%) Asynchronous Programming
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Release Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.56%) SAP