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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank - 28 37
Contract jobs citing Python 0 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 4.59% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.32% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £363 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
87 126 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.80% 44.52% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 55
Median daily rate £350 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £26.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Debian
4 5 (62.50%) MySQL
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) LDAP
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (50.00%) Nagios
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) LAMP
5 4 (50.00%) Squid
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Cacti
5 4 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (37.50%) CentOS
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (37.50%) Apache
7 2 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (25.00%) REST
7 2 (25.00%) Ansible
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (12.50%) DevOps
8 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (12.50%) Kerberos

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 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Debian
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
2 4 (50.00%) Squid
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (12.50%) Gluster
4 1 (12.50%) NFS
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cacti
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) VMware