The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.53% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 £39.50 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -25.00%
Python
West Sussex

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

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 46.84% 16.67% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 7
Average daily rate £325 £225 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -50.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £43.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Python
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Drools
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Drools
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware