The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 38 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.82% - 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% - 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£300 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
Python
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
113 106 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 46.50% 50.48% 54.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 34 69
Average daily rate £290 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £373 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Brighton region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Python
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) CppUnit
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) VC++
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Big Data
7 1 (11.11%) Teradata
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) PHP
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
1 4 (44.44%) CppUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Automation Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) VC++
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata