The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 32 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 2.31% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 5.52% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £450 £281 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 145 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.25% 41.79% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 66 45
Average daily rate £375 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £61.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.46% +105.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
South East

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Python
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) ZABBIX
1 5 (83.33%) Cacti
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) Debian
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (16.67%) ArcIMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Administrator
2 5 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) Debian
1 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) ZABBIX
1 5 (83.33%) Cacti
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI