The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Python 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +0.66%
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
104 132 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 37.41% 43.85% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 76 65
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 21 November 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) NFS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) PaaS
1 3 (60.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (60.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) NFS
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Veritas
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware