The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 239 213 232
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 19 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.18% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 5
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£369 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Python Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Python Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Berkshire +7 12 £390 +4.00% 1
Hampshire -24 5 £350 -9.67% 3
Oxfordshire -17 2 £394 - 1
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Django
5 12 (32.43%) C#
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
5 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
6 10 (27.03%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
7 9 (24.32%) WebSockets
7 9 (24.32%) Modbus
7 9 (24.32%) MQTT
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) Sass
10 6 (16.22%) JSON
11 5 (13.51%) Refactoring
11 5 (13.51%) IronPython
11 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
11 5 (13.51%) Scrum
11 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
11 5 (13.51%) Internet
11 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
11 5 (13.51%) OOP
11 5 (13.51%) User Experience
11 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (13.51%) Multithreading

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
1 9 (24.32%) Modbus
1 9 (24.32%) MQTT
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
3 2 (5.41%) NGN
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
1 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Django
2 12 (32.43%) AngularJS
3 10 (27.03%) CSS
3 10 (27.03%) HTML
4 9 (24.32%) WebSockets
5 6 (16.22%) JSON
5 6 (16.22%) Sass
6 4 (10.81%) REST
7 2 (5.41%) jQuery
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.70%) Flask
8 1 (2.70%) Pyramid
8 1 (2.70%) Lucene
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.70%) WCF
8 1 (2.70%) .NET
8 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.70%) RESTful
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) New Media
3 3 (8.11%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) TDD
3 5 (13.51%) Scrum
3 5 (13.51%) OOP
3 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Refactoring
3 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
3 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.11%) Kanban
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Microservices
7 1 (2.70%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) IronPython
5 4 (10.81%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VC++
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat