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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 36 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.71% 2.03% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 4.20% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £445 £513 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.17% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £423 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £543 £674
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +30.83%
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
111 143 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.50% 48.31% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 87 54
Median daily rate £350 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.42 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 29 July 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) LDAP
5 8 (47.06%) MySQL
6 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
6 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 7 (41.18%) Debian
6 7 (41.18%) VMware
7 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) Cacti
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
7 6 (35.29%) Nagios
7 6 (35.29%) LAMP
7 6 (35.29%) Puppet
7 6 (35.29%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) SpamAssassin
8 5 (29.41%) NFS
8 5 (29.41%) Veritas
8 5 (29.41%) HACMP
8 5 (29.41%) Squid
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) CentOS
9 4 (23.53%) Apache
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
9 4 (23.53%) Ansible
10 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef

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 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Heroku
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) LDAP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
3 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) LAMP
2 3 (17.65%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) HACMP
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Debian
4 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
6 3 (17.65%) AIX
6 3 (17.65%) Solaris
6 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
2 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) NFS
2 5 (29.41%) SpamAssassin
2 5 (29.41%) Squid
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (11.76%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (11.76%) Gluster
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) Docker
6 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Cacti
1 6 (35.29%) Nagios
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Ansible
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Red Hat
2 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Veritas
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) New Relic
4 1 (5.88%) Splunk