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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Rank 43 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Python 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.39% 0.85% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 2.35% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £537 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.31% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
151 170 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.05% 36.09% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 117 93
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £37.70 £32.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea -2 4 £525 -8.78%
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (90.00%) DevOps
3 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (70.00%) SSL
4 7 (70.00%) HTTP
4 7 (70.00%) Ansible
4 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (60.00%) Docker
5 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (60.00%) Coaching
5 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 6 (60.00%) VMware
5 6 (60.00%) Open Source
5 6 (60.00%) Kanban
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 5 (50.00%) Maven
6 5 (50.00%) JBoss
6 5 (50.00%) Apache
7 4 (40.00%) Microservices
7 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (40.00%) SOA
7 4 (40.00%) Perl
7 4 (40.00%) J2EE
7 4 (40.00%) Oracle
7 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering

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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 7 (70.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) J2EE
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Fedora
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Coaching
4 6 (60.00%) Kanban
4 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Microservices
6 4 (40.00%) SOA
6 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (30.00%) API Design
7 3 (30.00%) Line Management
8 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) Go
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) WSO2
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
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