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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 29 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Python 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.68% 1.51% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 3.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Python
East Sussex

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
95 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 64.63% 42.64% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 44
Average daily rate £375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Odoo
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
4 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) HBase
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) Ansible
4 2 (22.22%) Docker
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Mesos
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
4 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Pig
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Odoo
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
1 2 (22.22%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Python Developer
2 4 (44.44%) XML Developer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cassandra Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Django
3 1 (11.11%) HornetQ
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) jBPM
3 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) AOP
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Scala
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Go
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 2 (22.22%) Mesos
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle