Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 17 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 99 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.32% 2.59% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.58% 8.12% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 11 24
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £588 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +20.51% +31.76%
10th Percentile £425 £451 £314
90th Percentile £588 £625 £575
South West median daily rate £480 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +12.94% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00
South West median hourly rate £43.13 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.81% -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 Wiltshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 597 357 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 32.06% 31.90% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 249 267
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £638 £600 £515
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.54% -26.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £38.80 £26.25 £18.70
90th Percentile £49.50 £41.75 £65.50
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +9.62% -1.89% -3.33%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Wiltshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Wiltshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Wiltshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Wiltshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Swindon +18 47 £480 -18.30% 4
Salisbury 0 41 £550 +3.77% 1
Corsham - 2 £488 - 4
Chippenham - 1 £400 - 1
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 79 (79.80%) Linux
2 65 (65.66%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (47.47%) Security Cleared
4 43 (43.43%) Critical Thinking
5 40 (40.40%) Java
6 35 (35.35%) DV Cleared
7 34 (34.34%) PowerShell
8 33 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
8 33 (33.33%) IT Strategy
9 32 (32.32%) JSON
9 32 (32.32%) C++
9 32 (32.32%) SOAP
9 32 (32.32%) Web Services
9 32 (32.32%) XML
10 30 (30.30%) Software Engineering
11 29 (29.29%) Finance
11 29 (29.29%) SC Cleared
11 29 (29.29%) Big Data
12 28 (28.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 28 (28.28%) HMG Infosec
12 28 (28.28%) JSP 440
12 28 (28.28%) Information Security
12 28 (28.28%) TOGAF
12 28 (28.28%) Enterprise Architecture
12 28 (28.28%) DSDM
12 28 (28.28%) C
12 28 (28.28%) JSP
12 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
13 25 (25.25%) Banking
14 24 (24.24%) SQL

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.03%) Confluence
3 2 (2.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.05%) Apigee
3 2 (2.02%) npm
3 2 (2.02%) NuGet
3 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.02%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) HTTP
1 3 (3.03%) SSH
2 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 2 (2.02%) FTP
2 2 (2.02%) SMTP
2 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.01%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.01%) Firewall
3 1 (1.01%) Internet
3 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.01%) LAN
3 1 (1.01%) NAS
3 1 (1.01%) SAN
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
3 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) VPN
3 1 (1.01%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.01%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.29%) Big Data
2 22 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.05%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.01%) Impala
6 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.08%) JMeter
3 7 (7.07%) Bitbucket
3 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.04%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.02%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 29 (29.29%) Finance
2 25 (25.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Architect
2 38 (38.38%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (22.22%) Administrator
4 15 (15.15%) Applications Architect
5 8 (8.08%) Lead Architect
6 7 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.03%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Performance Test Leader
9 3 (3.03%) Python Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Splunk Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Splunk Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.02%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.02%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.32%) JSON
1 32 (32.32%) SOAP
1 32 (32.32%) Web Services
1 32 (32.32%) XML
2 28 (28.28%) JSP
3 8 (8.08%) .NET
3 8 (8.08%) Middleware
4 4 (4.04%) .NET Core
4 4 (4.04%) REST
4 4 (4.04%) XSD
5 3 (3.03%) HTML
6 2 (2.02%) HTML5
6 2 (2.02%) RAML
6 2 (2.02%) React
6 2 (2.02%) Sass
6 2 (2.02%) Swagger
6 2 (2.02%) YAML
7 1 (1.01%) LAMP
7 1 (1.01%) Laravel
7 1 (1.01%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 65 (65.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) DataPower
3 3 (3.03%) Clustering
3 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.01%) Derivative
4 1 (1.01%) Fintech
4 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.80%) Linux
2 24 (24.24%) Unix
3 15 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.09%) Windows
5 6 (6.06%) Debian
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.04%) CoreOS
7 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.01%) Android
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.01%) CentOS
9 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (43.43%) Critical Thinking
2 33 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 33 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 30 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 28 (28.28%) DSDM
4 28 (28.28%) Enterprise Architecture
4 28 (28.28%) Information Security
4 28 (28.28%) TOGAF
5 23 (23.23%) Data Science
6 22 (22.22%) Data Architecture
6 22 (22.22%) Experimental Design
6 22 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
7 19 (19.19%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.15%) DevOps
9 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
11 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.06%) BDD
12 6 (6.06%) Microservices
12 6 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.40%) Java
2 34 (34.34%) PowerShell
3 32 (32.32%) C++
4 28 (28.28%) C
5 24 (24.24%) R
5 24 (24.24%) SQL
6 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (6.06%) C#
8 4 (4.04%) Go
8 4 (4.04%) VB
9 3 (3.03%) Perl
9 3 (3.03%) Scala
10 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.01%) Groovy
11 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (47.47%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.35%) DV Cleared
3 29 (29.29%) SC Cleared
4 15 (15.15%) RHCE
5 13 (13.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.28%) HMG Infosec
1 28 (28.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 28 (28.28%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) Puppet
2 9 (9.09%) Kubernetes
3 7 (7.07%) Terraform
4 5 (5.05%) Ansible
4 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.03%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (2.02%) Grafana
6 2 (2.02%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (28.28%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.23%) Teradata
3 19 (19.19%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.05%) Splunk
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 3 (3.03%) AppDynamics
5 3 (3.03%) CA
5 3 (3.03%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.02%) HP
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.02%) Veracode
7 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.01%) Cisco
7 1 (1.01%) Dell
7 1 (1.01%) hybris
7 1 (1.01%) Netezza
7 1 (1.01%) Pega
7 1 (1.01%) QNAP
7 1 (1.01%) SaltStack