The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 40 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.20% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
Python
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
174 124 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 42.44% 45.59% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 62 87
Average daily rate £334 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.83% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.91 £38.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.61% +84.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Python
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Python
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -4 7 £350 - 5
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) Lua
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) CppUnit
3 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Teradata
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) SSH
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) SNMP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) SSH
1 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
1 1 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JUnit
1 4 (30.77%) CppUnit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
2 4 (30.77%) C Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Django
1 1 (7.69%) Flask
1 1 (7.69%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) openSUSE
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Lua
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) VMware
1 1 (7.69%) Teradata