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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 39 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Python 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.85% 1.81% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 3.73% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
121 134 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 44.81% 48.55% 55.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 47
Average daily rate £325 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.68 £18.71 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -50.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
2 12 (41.38%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (41.38%) Lua
2 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
2 12 (41.38%) Automation Testing
2 12 (41.38%) Scrum
2 12 (41.38%) Manufacturing
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) C
2 12 (41.38%) C++
3 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) VC++
4 9 (31.03%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
6 4 (13.79%) MySQL
7 3 (10.34%) SQL
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX
7 3 (10.34%) Java
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
7 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (10.34%) Maven
7 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
8 2 (6.90%) Marketing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) QlikView
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (41.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) C Developer
3 5 (17.24%) C Programmer
3 5 (17.24%) Programmer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Scrum
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
1 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
1 12 (41.38%) Automation Testing
2 3 (10.34%) DevOps
3 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
2 12 (41.38%) C
2 12 (41.38%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) Lua
3 9 (31.03%) VC++
4 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
5 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
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