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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
210 245 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.62% 36.40% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 117 70
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 34
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £27.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) Go
6 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) Broadband
6 1 (14.29%) FTP
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP
6 1 (14.29%) SNMP
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Firmware
6 1 (14.29%) Telnet
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
6 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (14.29%) STB

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Telnet
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Redmine
2 1 (14.29%) Trac
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet