Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 45 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 +38 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 76 62 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.04% 4.24% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.34% 14.06% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 9
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.50% +9.59%
10th Percentile £406 £424 £336
90th Percentile £697 £700 £496
South West median daily rate £525 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +10.53% +18.68% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £43.13 £46.25
% change year-on-year -7.25% -6.76% +15.63%

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 616 441 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 32.73% 30.16% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 304 249
Wiltshire median daily rate £445 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £288
90th Percentile £616 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £443 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +7.29% +10.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 13
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £20.93 £37.89 £31.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £46.15
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% +8.13%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 42 £650 +18.18% 9
Salisbury -7 7 £525 -
Corsham -15 5 £488 +32.83% 3
Malmesbury - 4 £425 - 3
Chippenham - 2 £438 -
Python
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) Linux
3 33 (43.42%) DevOps
4 27 (35.53%) Scrum
5 26 (34.21%) AWS
6 25 (32.89%) Ansible
7 24 (31.58%) C++
7 24 (31.58%) Java
8 23 (30.26%) C
9 22 (28.95%) Finance
10 21 (27.63%) JIRA
10 21 (27.63%) Azure
11 19 (25.00%) Google
12 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
13 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.42%) Confluence
14 14 (18.42%) Terraform
15 13 (17.11%) Atlassian
15 13 (17.11%) UML
16 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
16 12 (15.79%) Kubernetes
17 11 (14.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
17 11 (14.47%) Regression Testing
17 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure as Code
18 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
18 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
18 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
18 10 (13.16%) GoogleTest
19 9 (11.84%) GCP

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 14 (18.42%) Confluence
2 6 (7.89%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.63%) ArcGIS
3 2 (2.63%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.21%) AWS
2 21 (27.63%) Azure
3 9 (11.84%) GCP
4 4 (5.26%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.32%) CloudBees
7 1 (1.32%) IaaS
7 1 (1.32%) PaaS
7 1 (1.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) SSL
2 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 4 (5.26%) Kerberos
3 3 (3.95%) DMZ
3 3 (3.95%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) BGP
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.32%) DMVPN
5 1 (1.32%) Multicast
5 1 (1.32%) OSPF
5 1 (1.32%) SNMP
5 1 (1.32%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Apache Hive
1 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 4 (5.26%) HBase
4 3 (3.95%) DB2
4 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.63%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.63%) QGIS
5 2 (2.63%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) JIRA
2 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (13.16%) GoogleTest
5 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.95%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.63%) CppUnit
8 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (1.32%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Banking
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.47%) Test Engineer
3 10 (13.16%) Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (6.58%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Python Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Administrator
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Penetration Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) Web Services
2 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) Gherkin
3 5 (6.58%) JSON
3 5 (6.58%) JSP
3 5 (6.58%) Kafka
3 5 (6.58%) SOAP
3 5 (6.58%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) Node.js
4 3 (3.95%) OpenCV
4 3 (3.95%) Yocto
5 2 (2.63%) Django
5 2 (2.63%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.32%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.32%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.32%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Windows
3 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.95%) CentOS
5 3 (3.95%) Debian
5 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) zOS
6 2 (2.63%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) DevOps
3 27 (35.53%) Scrum
4 18 (23.68%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.11%) UML
6 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure as Code
6 11 (14.47%) Regression Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 8 (10.53%) Project Delivery
9 6 (7.89%) IT Strategy
9 6 (7.89%) Open Source
10 5 (6.58%) Architectural Design
10 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.58%) DevSecOps
10 5 (6.58%) DSDM
10 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (6.58%) Information Security
10 5 (6.58%) Microservices
10 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) C++
1 24 (31.58%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) C
3 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 10 (13.16%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.84%) Perl
5 9 (11.84%) Ruby
6 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) R
6 7 (9.21%) Shell Script
6 7 (9.21%) SQL
7 4 (5.26%) Go
7 4 (5.26%) Groovy
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) RHCE
5 2 (2.63%) CCNP
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.63%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.63%) OSCP
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) CEH
6 1 (1.32%) CISM
6 1 (1.32%) CISSP
6 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.32%) SANS
6 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) HMG Infosec
1 5 (6.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (6.58%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.63%) JTAG
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Docker
2 4 (5.26%) HDFS
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (32.89%) Ansible
2 14 (18.42%) Terraform
3 12 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.58%) Puppet
5 3 (3.95%) Ambari
5 3 (3.95%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (3.95%) WSUS
5 3 (3.95%) yum
6 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.32%) Mesos
6 1 (1.32%) Rancher
6 1 (1.32%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (1.32%) systemd
6 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Google
2 13 (17.11%) Atlassian
3 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.26%) Hortonworks
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) Informatica
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle
6 3 (3.95%) Tableau
6 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 2 (2.63%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.63%) SAP
7 2 (2.63%) Teradata
8 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.32%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.32%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.32%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.32%) Splunk
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec