Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 76 63
Rank change year-on-year +42 -13 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 93 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.35% 1.29% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.06% 4.36% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 9 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +35.14%
10th Percentile £414 £336 £312
90th Percentile £588 £610 £576
South West median daily rate £475 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00
South West median hourly rate £43.13 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.99% -2.22% +25.00%

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 545 367 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 31.38% 29.50% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 260 276
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £616 £531 £531
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.25 £29.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.27% +13.85%
10th Percentile £38.15 £26.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.95 £65.50
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -4.46%

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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 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
Swindon +33 55 £500 -5.88% 11
Salisbury -6 28 £550 +3.77% 5
Chippenham - 1 £400 - 1
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 66 (70.97%) Linux
2 48 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (36.56%) Security Cleared
4 28 (30.11%) Java
5 27 (29.03%) Big Data
5 27 (29.03%) Critical Thinking
6 26 (27.96%) DV Cleared
7 25 (26.88%) Technical Architecture
7 25 (26.88%) IT Strategy
8 24 (25.81%) Finance
9 23 (24.73%) SQL
9 23 (24.73%) Unix
10 22 (23.66%) Teradata
10 22 (23.66%) R
11 21 (22.58%) Data Architecture
11 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
11 21 (22.58%) JSON
11 21 (22.58%) Statistical Analysis
11 21 (22.58%) C++
11 21 (22.58%) SOAP
11 21 (22.58%) Web Services
11 21 (22.58%) XML
11 21 (22.58%) Experimental Design
11 21 (22.58%) Data Science
12 20 (21.51%) Banking
13 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
13 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
14 17 (18.28%) Puppet
14 17 (18.28%) DevOps
15 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared

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 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) Apigee
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.38%) npm
2 5 (5.38%) NuGet
2 5 (5.38%) OpenShift
2 5 (5.38%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) LAN
1 5 (5.38%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.30%) BGP
2 4 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.30%) EIGRP
2 4 (4.30%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) NX-OS
3 3 (3.23%) VoIP
4 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.08%) SAN
5 1 (1.08%) SSH
5 1 (1.08%) SSL
5 1 (1.08%) TACACS
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) VPN
5 1 (1.08%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.08%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.03%) Big Data
2 21 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.08%) Impala
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) JMeter
2 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.60%) Bitbucket
5 6 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.38%) SonarQube
6 5 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.15%) WebStorm
9 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.08%) JIRA
9 1 (1.08%) Selenium
9 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 20 (21.51%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Architect
2 24 (25.81%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (22.58%) Administrator
4 11 (11.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) Applications Architect
6 7 (7.53%) Lead Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Performance Test Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) DevOps Architect
9 4 (4.30%) Python Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Splunk Consultant
10 3 (3.23%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) JSON
1 21 (22.58%) SOAP
1 21 (22.58%) Web Services
1 21 (22.58%) XML
2 15 (16.13%) JSP
3 10 (10.75%) Middleware
4 8 (8.60%) .NET
5 6 (6.45%) REST
5 6 (6.45%) XSD
6 4 (4.30%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.23%) HTML
8 2 (2.15%) HTML5
8 2 (2.15%) RAML
8 2 (2.15%) React
8 2 (2.15%) Sass
8 2 (2.15%) Swagger
8 2 (2.15%) YAML
9 1 (1.08%) CSS
9 1 (1.08%) Flask
9 1 (1.08%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 48 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.83%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.45%) DataPower
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
4 3 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.15%) iPad
6 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Derivative
6 1 (1.08%) Fintech
6 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (70.97%) Linux
2 23 (24.73%) Unix
3 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.53%) Windows
5 6 (6.45%) Debian
6 4 (4.30%) CoreOS
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.08%) Android
9 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.08%) CentOS
9 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) Critical Thinking
2 25 (26.88%) IT Strategy
2 25 (26.88%) Technical Architecture
3 21 (22.58%) Data Architecture
3 21 (22.58%) Data Science
3 21 (22.58%) Experimental Design
3 21 (22.58%) Statistical Analysis
4 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 17 (18.28%) DevOps
6 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.13%) DSDM
7 15 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 15 (16.13%) Information Security
7 15 (16.13%) TOGAF
8 14 (15.05%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.45%) BDD
10 6 (6.45%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.45%) TDD
10 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.11%) Java
2 23 (24.73%) SQL
3 22 (23.66%) R
4 21 (22.58%) C++
5 18 (19.35%) PowerShell
6 15 (16.13%) C
7 14 (15.05%) Bash Shell
8 6 (6.45%) VB
9 4 (4.30%) C#
9 4 (4.30%) Go
9 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.30%) Perl
10 3 (3.23%) Groovy
10 3 (3.23%) Scala
11 2 (2.15%) Ruby
12 1 (1.08%) PHP
12 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Security Cleared
2 26 (27.96%) DV Cleared
3 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.90%) RHCE
5 11 (11.83%) Degree
6 5 (5.38%) CCNP
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.08%) CCNA
7 1 (1.08%) CCSA
7 1 (1.08%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) HMG Infosec
1 15 (16.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 15 (16.13%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Docker
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) Puppet
2 14 (15.05%) Kubernetes
3 10 (10.75%) Terraform
4 5 (5.38%) Ansible
4 5 (5.38%) CA Service Virtualization
4 5 (5.38%) Grafana
4 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.30%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (4.30%) Opsview
6 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Teradata
2 16 (17.20%) Red Hat
3 15 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.60%) Splunk
5 7 (7.53%) VMware
6 6 (6.45%) AppDynamics
6 6 (6.45%) Cisco
7 5 (5.38%) CA
7 5 (5.38%) Micro Focus
7 5 (5.38%) Veracode
8 2 (2.15%) HP
9 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.08%) Apple
9 1 (1.08%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.08%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.08%) Dell
9 1 (1.08%) Informatica
9 1 (1.08%) Netezza
9 1 (1.08%) SaltStack