The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills 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 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 81 173 185
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 210 64 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.14% 0.75% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.54% 2.13% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 43 25
Average daily rate
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£330 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.50% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £295 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £20.60 £20.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £33.40 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +0.66%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3209 3002 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.70% 35.29% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1655 1420
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 161
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Python
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 across the South East region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Python
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 across the South East region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Python
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 within the South East 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
Berkshire +44 53 £375 - 10
Surrey +34 52 £268 -26.20% 24
Hampshire +11 52 £356 -7.22% 25
Oxfordshire -19 22 £338 -12.90% 28
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £330 +1.53%
East Sussex +2 7 £350 +7.69% 2
Middlesex - 2 £285 -
Kent - - - - 5
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 126 (34.52%) Linux
2 108 (29.59%) Java
3 103 (28.22%) Perl
4 90 (24.66%) C++
5 86 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (20.82%) Software Engineering
6 76 (20.82%) JavaScript
7 75 (20.55%) C
7 75 (20.55%) XML
8 71 (19.45%) UNIX
9 68 (18.63%) SQL
10 61 (16.71%) Windows
11 59 (16.16%) PHP
11 59 (16.16%) Ruby
12 57 (15.62%) Subversion
13 56 (15.34%) HTML
14 44 (12.05%) XSLT
15 42 (11.51%) Internet
15 42 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (11.51%) Bash Shell
16 41 (11.23%) Shell Script
17 39 (10.68%) CSS
17 39 (10.68%) Security Cleared
17 39 (10.68%) Git (software)
18 38 (10.41%) MySQL
19 37 (10.14%) C#
20 36 (9.86%) Open Source
21 34 (9.32%) XQuery
21 34 (9.32%) Publishing
22 32 (8.77%) Red Hat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (7.67%) Apache
2 13 (3.56%) IIS
3 11 (3.01%) CMS
3 11 (3.01%) Node.js
4 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.64%) Drupal
5 6 (1.64%) JBoss
5 6 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.64%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.64%) Oracle Spatial
6 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.10%) uWSGI
8 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Resin
10 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.55%) Mingle
4 2 (0.55%) MS Office
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.01%) PaaS
2 7 (1.92%) IaaS
3 6 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.64%) Google App Engine
3 6 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.10%) Heroku
5 3 (0.82%) SaaS
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.51%) Internet
2 23 (6.30%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.66%) Network Security
4 16 (4.38%) DNS
5 13 (3.56%) SSL
6 12 (3.29%) SAN
6 12 (3.29%) LDAP
6 12 (3.29%) NAS
6 12 (3.29%) Modbus
6 12 (3.29%) MQTT
7 11 (3.01%) Firewall
7 11 (3.01%) WAN
8 10 (2.74%) LAN
9 9 (2.47%) HTTP
9 9 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.92%) Wireshark
10 7 (1.92%) SMTP
10 7 (1.92%) VPN
11 6 (1.64%) 802.11
11 6 (1.64%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.41%) MySQL
2 29 (7.95%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (5.21%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.84%) Ingres
5 12 (3.29%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.74%) Big Data
6 10 (2.74%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.74%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.47%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.19%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.92%) MarkLogic
10 6 (1.64%) HBase
11 5 (1.37%) DB2
12 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.82%) SQLite
13 3 (0.82%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.82%) OLTP
13 3 (0.82%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 57 (15.62%) Subversion
2 39 (10.68%) Git (software)
3 32 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.75%) Ant
4 21 (5.75%) JUnit
5 19 (5.21%) ClearCase
6 18 (4.93%) CppUnit
7 17 (4.66%) ClearQuest
8 15 (4.11%) CruiseControl
9 14 (3.84%) NUnit
9 14 (3.84%) GoogleTest
10 12 (3.29%) Eclipse
10 12 (3.29%) Maven
11 11 (3.01%) Bugzilla
12 9 (2.47%) PHPUnit
13 8 (2.19%) JIRA
13 8 (2.19%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.19%) Hudson
14 7 (1.92%) WebDriver
15 6 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 34 (9.32%) Publishing
2 14 (3.84%) Finance
3 10 (2.74%) Games
3 10 (2.74%) Legal
3 10 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.64%) Electronics
5 4 (1.10%) Automotive
6 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 134 (36.71%) Developer
2 49 (13.42%) Software Engineer
3 32 (8.77%) Python Developer
4 26 (7.12%) Software Developer
5 24 (6.58%) Architect
6 16 (4.38%) C++ Developer
7 15 (4.11%) Senior Developer
8 14 (3.84%) Test Engineer
9 13 (3.56%) Tester
10 12 (3.29%) PHP Developer
10 12 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 10 (2.74%) Security Engineer
12 10 (2.74%) Analyst
12 10 (2.74%) Java Developer
12 10 (2.74%) Content Editor
13 8 (2.19%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (2.19%) C Developer
13 8 (2.19%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (20.55%) XML
2 56 (15.34%) HTML
3 44 (12.05%) XSLT
4 39 (10.68%) CSS
5 30 (8.22%) Django
6 24 (6.58%) jQuery
7 21 (5.75%) JSON
7 21 (5.75%) AngularJS
8 17 (4.66%) Web Services
9 16 (4.38%) .NET
10 15 (4.11%) REST
11 14 (3.84%) wxWidgets
11 14 (3.84%) Motif
12 13 (3.56%) SOAP
12 13 (3.56%) HTML5
13 12 (3.29%) WebSockets
13 12 (3.29%) Ajax
14 10 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (2.74%) Middleware
14 10 (2.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.86%) Open Source
2 28 (7.67%) Computer Science
3 26 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (4.93%) User Experience
5 14 (3.84%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.74%) Physics
7 9 (2.47%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.19%) Wiki
9 7 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.64%) Clustering
11 5 (1.37%) Cryptography
12 4 (1.10%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.10%) E-Learning
12 4 (1.10%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.10%) Derivative
12 4 (1.10%) New Media
13 3 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 126 (34.52%) Linux
2 71 (19.45%) UNIX
3 61 (16.71%) Windows
4 31 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.30%) Android
6 13 (3.56%) Solaris
6 13 (3.56%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.47%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 8 (2.19%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.64%) AIX
10 5 (1.37%) CentOS
11 4 (1.10%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.27%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.82%) Software Engineering
3 42 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (8.77%) TDD
5 29 (7.95%) OO
6 25 (6.85%) DevOps
7 22 (6.03%) UML
8 21 (5.75%) Test Automation
9 20 (5.48%) Analytics
10 19 (5.21%) Project Management
10 19 (5.21%) Scrum
11 18 (4.93%) Configuration Management
11 18 (4.93%) Multithreading
11 18 (4.93%) Software Testing
12 17 (4.66%) Refactoring
12 17 (4.66%) Cyber Security
13 15 (4.11%) Web Development
13 15 (4.11%) MVC
14 14 (3.84%) OOD
14 14 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (29.59%) Java
2 103 (28.22%) Perl
3 90 (24.66%) C++
4 76 (20.82%) JavaScript
5 75 (20.55%) C
6 68 (18.63%) SQL
7 59 (16.16%) PHP
7 59 (16.16%) Ruby
8 42 (11.51%) Bash Shell
9 41 (11.23%) Shell Script
10 37 (10.14%) C#
11 34 (9.32%) XQuery
12 9 (2.47%) MATLAB
13 7 (1.92%) Korn
13 7 (1.92%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.37%) JAQL
16 4 (1.10%) Golang
16 4 (1.10%) Scala
16 4 (1.10%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 39 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.58%) Degree
4 12 (3.29%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.01%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.74%) CISSP
7 9 (2.47%) PhD
7 9 (2.47%) ISEB
8 6 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.10%) CCIE
11 2 (0.55%) CCNP
11 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.55%) MCTS
11 2 (0.55%) MCITP
12 1 (0.27%) HND
12 1 (0.27%) GIAC
12 1 (0.27%) CCNA
12 1 (0.27%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.49%) QA
2 15 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) JTAG
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.47%) Snort
3 6 (1.64%) Sendmail
3 6 (1.64%) Shibboleth
4 5 (1.37%) NFS
4 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.37%) Docker
5 4 (1.10%) LXC
6 3 (0.82%) HDFS
6 3 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.55%) Firmware
7 2 (0.55%) vSphere
7 2 (0.55%) vCloud
8 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (6.85%) Puppet
2 7 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.64%) MIMEsweeper
3 6 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.10%) Ansible
5 4 (1.10%) Nagios
6 3 (0.82%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.82%) WSUS
7 1 (0.27%) Cacti
7 1 (0.27%) Munin
7 1 (0.27%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.27%) Opsview
7 1 (0.27%) collectd
7 1 (0.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (8.77%) Red Hat
2 21 (5.75%) Oracle
3 20 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.84%) VMware
5 11 (3.01%) Google
5 11 (3.01%) Cisco
6 8 (2.19%) IBM
6 8 (2.19%) Sybase
7 7 (1.92%) HP
7 7 (1.92%) Juniper
7 7 (1.92%) Hitachi
8 6 (1.64%) NetApp
8 6 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 6 (1.64%) McAfee
8 6 (1.64%) Websense
9 5 (1.37%) Zend
10 4 (1.10%) Intel
10 4 (1.10%) Tableau
11 3 (0.82%) RapidMiner
11 3 (0.82%) Hortonworks
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £300 to £400 per annum
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