The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 29 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.

Python
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 41 41
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.74% 0.31% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 0.85% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 132 118 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.37% 36.53% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 51
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -45.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Swindon

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Python.

1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Ansible
3 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Docker
4 5 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) SaltStack
5 4 (40.00%) Terraform
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) CentOS
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) SSL
6 3 (30.00%) HTTP
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) DNS
7 2 (20.00%) Apache
7 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) OSSEC
7 2 (20.00%) Confluence

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (20.00%) Route 53
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) Qt
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) BPMN
4 1 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Power Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Jython
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) LXC
2 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 5 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Terraform
4 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 2 (20.00%) OSSEC
5 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (20.00%) New Relic
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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