The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 59 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Python 12 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.27% 1.46% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.82% 4.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£344 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -4.60%
Python
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
249 178 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 47.16% 32.54% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 90 79
Average daily rate £425 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 17
Average hourly rate £34.50 £25.50 £29.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -12.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.16 £10.50 £22.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £34.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Essex region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Python
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Saffron Walden - 5 - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 7 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (42.86%) STB
4 6 (42.86%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) Broadband
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) Web Development
6 4 (28.57%) Firmware
6 4 (28.57%) Telnet
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) MVC
6 4 (28.57%) Validation
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (28.57%) NAS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (21.43%) Apache Solr
2 2 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (28.57%) Broadband
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) Telnet
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) FTP
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) Modbus
5 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Mockito
3 2 (14.29%) Hamcrest
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) Lucene
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Ajax
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Dojo
4 2 (14.29%) YUI
4 2 (14.29%) JDBC
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) Guava
4 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (14.29%) CSS3
4 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) STB
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (21.43%) Biology
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Life Science
4 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Test-First Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Actuate