The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.71% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
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
157 210 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.29% 39.62% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 117
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 1 £275 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Python.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (20.00%) Ansible
5 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (20.00%) STB
5 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (20.00%) JPA
5 2 (20.00%) JSF
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) ADSL
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Telnet
2 1 (10.00%) VDSL
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (10.00%) Redmine
3 1 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) JPA
2 2 (20.00%) JSF
2 2 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) STB
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat