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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 51 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Python 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.39% 1.06% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 3.32% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £481 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +46.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 188 211 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 29.10% 32.07% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 144 94
Median daily rate £413 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £441 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +99.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.43 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Swindon +3 5 £488 - 2
Salisbury +4 1 £441 +10.25%
Corsham - 1 £450 - 1
Python
South West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 21 (67.74%) Linux
1 21 (67.74%) Ansible
2 20 (64.52%) DevOps
3 16 (51.61%) Puppet
3 16 (51.61%) Terraform
4 15 (48.39%) Ruby
5 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) Docker
6 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
7 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
7 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (32.26%) SaltStack
9 9 (29.03%) Vagrant
9 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
9 9 (29.03%) Java
9 9 (29.03%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) C
10 8 (25.81%) JIRA
10 8 (25.81%) Confluence
11 7 (22.58%) nginx
11 7 (22.58%) Apache
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
12 6 (19.35%) SSL
12 6 (19.35%) Perl
12 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
12 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
12 6 (19.35%) HTTP
12 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related 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 8 (25.81%) Confluence
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
2 7 (22.58%) nginx
3 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon S3
2 5 (16.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (16.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 5 (16.13%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (16.13%) Route 53
2 5 (16.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (12.90%) GitHub
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) SSL
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.90%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) NAS
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Vagrant
3 8 (25.81%) JIRA
4 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (12.90%) Artifactory
5 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.90%) SonarQube
5 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (9.68%) Hudson
7 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 3 (9.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.23%) J2EE
2 1 (3.23%) Qt
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
1 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) CentOS
3 6 (19.35%) Ubuntu
4 4 (12.90%) CoreOS
5 3 (9.68%) Debian
6 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) DevOps
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Auto-Scaling
4 5 (16.13%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) BPEL
8 1 (3.23%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 1 (3.23%) Power Management
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Ruby
2 13 (41.94%) Bash Shell
3 9 (29.03%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) C
5 6 (19.35%) Perl
6 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (12.90%) C++
7 4 (12.90%) Go
7 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (9.68%) C#
8 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
10 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
10 1 (3.23%) Jython
10 1 (3.23%) Korn
10 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Docker
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) LXC
3 4 (12.90%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) Ansible
2 16 (51.61%) Puppet
2 16 (51.61%) Terraform
3 9 (29.03%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (19.35%) Salt
5 5 (16.13%) Nagios
5 5 (16.13%) OSSEC
5 5 (16.13%) Packer
6 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
6 3 (9.68%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) SaltStack
2 5 (16.13%) New Relic
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
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