The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank - 34 42
Contract jobs citing Python 0 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 3.70% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 8.33% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.96%
Python
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
93 132 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.36% 44.44% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 77 69
Median daily rate £340 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.42 £16.50 £26.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.54% -37.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Kent region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Kent region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for Python.

1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 8 (53.33%) LDAP
4 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Debian
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (40.00%) Nagios
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Cacti
6 6 (40.00%) LAMP
6 6 (40.00%) Subversion
7 5 (33.33%) Squid
7 5 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
7 5 (33.33%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Puppet
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) CentOS
8 4 (26.67%) NFS
8 4 (26.67%) Apache
8 4 (26.67%) Unix
9 3 (20.00%) AIX
9 3 (20.00%) Solaris
9 3 (20.00%) SOAP
9 3 (20.00%) Veritas
9 3 (20.00%) HACMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (26.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Heroku
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) LAMP
2 3 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) HACMP
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Debian
4 4 (26.67%) CentOS
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) AIX
5 3 (20.00%) Solaris
5 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
2 5 (33.33%) Squid
3 4 (26.67%) NFS
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (13.33%) Gluster
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) Docker
5 1 (6.67%) vCloud
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Cacti
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
3 3 (20.00%) Ansible
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (6.67%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (6.67%) OpenView
5 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) New Relic
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk