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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.63% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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
103 95 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 42.04% 47.26% 51.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 40
Average daily rate £300 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £390 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.06 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £19.31 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £22.50 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 March 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 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) VC++
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit
5 2 (22.22%) CppUnit
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Trac
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Teradata
6 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) CppUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Trac
2 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) VC++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata