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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 58 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.32% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.20% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£583 £325 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.23% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £325 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -15.49%
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
205 167 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.75% 34.43% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 85 102
Average daily rate £360 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 29
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £27.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 2015. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £583 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware