Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +28
Contract jobs citing Python 11 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.44% 4.90% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 9.24% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 4
Somerset median daily rate £435 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +20.69% -
10th Percentile £401 £325 £320
90th Percentile £513 £575 £388
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +21.43%

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 208 238 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 46.12% 53.01% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 144 102
Somerset median daily rate £395 £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +9.22% +4.64%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £263
90th Percentile £488 £550 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 46
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -2.44%
10th Percentile £39.40 £37.75 £25.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.75 £51.63
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.73% +2.98% +13.51%

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 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 22 July 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
Taunton +3 2 £445 -11.00%
Portishead - 2 £425 -
Bath -15 1 £525 +33.33% 3
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) AIX
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Data Science
5 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing
5 2 (18.18%) STL
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) CUDA
5 2 (18.18%) SciPy
5 2 (18.18%) NumPy
5 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 2 (18.18%) Pandas
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (18.18%) CPLD
5 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 2 (18.18%) Pthreads
5 2 (18.18%) Doxygen
5 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Jetty
1 1 (9.09%) Mongrel
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Google App Engine
2 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) QGIS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Optical Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) NumPy
1 2 (18.18%) Pandas
1 2 (18.18%) Pthreads
1 2 (18.18%) SciPy
1 2 (18.18%) STL
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Keras
2 1 (9.09%) Matplotlib
2 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
2 1 (9.09%) scikit-learn
2 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CPLD
1 2 (18.18%) CUDA
1 2 (18.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Data Science
2 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
2 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
2 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) API Development
3 1 (9.09%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (9.09%) Support Vector Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft