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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 48 70 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +53
Contract jobs citing Python 340 269 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.53% 2.71% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.40% 8.27% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 154 67
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £26.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £44.25 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
3269 3252 3053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.96% 32.77% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 1952 1725
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 116 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +26 90 £450 +20.00% 37
West Sussex +40 76 £425 - 4
Hampshire -22 52 £352 +6.66% 23
Surrey -10 47 £488 +20.74% 28
Buckinghamshire +21 26 £393 -0.31% 2
Oxfordshire +1 19 £358 -4.66% 31
Kent -15 16 £450 -7.69% 3
East Sussex -10 9 £300 - 6
Middlesex - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Python.

1 373 (58.37%) Linux
2 250 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (37.25%) Java
4 184 (28.79%) Ruby
5 165 (25.82%) Configuration Management
6 160 (25.04%) Git (software)
7 152 (23.79%) Jenkins
8 148 (23.16%) Subversion
9 146 (22.85%) CSS
10 140 (21.91%) HTML
11 137 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
12 134 (20.97%) DevOps
12 134 (20.97%) C++
13 123 (19.25%) Unix
13 123 (19.25%) Puppet
14 122 (19.09%) JavaScript
15 120 (18.78%) Perl
16 115 (18.00%) Django
17 110 (17.21%) Scrum
18 103 (16.12%) REST
19 102 (15.96%) C#
20 101 (15.81%) Software Engineering
21 100 (15.65%) Security Cleared
22 99 (15.49%) Open Source
22 99 (15.49%) Bash Shell
23 98 (15.34%) HTTP
24 96 (15.02%) SQL
25 95 (14.87%) Automated Testing
26 92 (14.40%) HTML5
27 91 (14.24%) Ansible

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 52 (8.14%) WebLogic
2 51 (7.98%) OpenStack
3 48 (7.51%) Confluence
4 44 (6.89%) Tomcat
5 42 (6.57%) Apache
6 30 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
7 25 (3.91%) JBoss
8 22 (3.44%) nginx
9 20 (3.13%) Node.js
9 20 (3.13%) SAS
10 17 (2.66%) Apache Spark
10 17 (2.66%) WebSphere
11 13 (2.03%) Apache Pig
12 12 (1.88%) IIS
13 9 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (1.10%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.94%) Drupal
16 5 (0.78%) CMS
16 5 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.78%) SPSS
4 4 (0.63%) MS Office
4 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.31%) GIMP
5 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) Weka
6 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.56%) OpenText Process Suite
2 3 (0.47%) BigMachines
2 3 (0.47%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.47%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) FastStats
4 1 (0.16%) Odoo
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 84 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (2.66%) SaaS
5 14 (2.19%) PaaS
6 13 (2.03%) IaaS
7 12 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.10%) Route 53
9 7 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.78%) Heroku
11 4 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.31%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 98 (15.34%) HTTP
2 46 (7.20%) DNS
3 45 (7.04%) LDAP
4 34 (5.32%) Firewall
5 33 (5.16%) TCP/IP
6 26 (4.07%) SSL
7 17 (2.66%) H.323
7 17 (2.66%) Internet
7 17 (2.66%) SMTP
8 13 (2.03%) Telepresence
8 13 (2.03%) Wireshark
9 11 (1.72%) DHCP
10 10 (1.56%) SSH
11 8 (1.25%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (1.25%) MPLS
12 7 (1.10%) FTP
12 7 (1.10%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.94%) VPN
14 5 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (8.76%) Big Data
1 56 (8.76%) Hadoop
2 55 (8.61%) MySQL
3 41 (6.42%) Relational Database
4 36 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 26 (4.07%) MongoDB
6 25 (3.91%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.50%) SQL Server
9 14 (2.19%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.19%) HPCC
10 13 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.41%) HBase
13 8 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.25%) Redis
14 7 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.10%) GIS
Development Applications
1 160 (25.04%) Git (software)
2 152 (23.79%) Jenkins
3 148 (23.16%) Subversion
4 79 (12.36%) JIRA
5 78 (12.21%) JUnit
6 71 (11.11%) Ant
7 50 (7.82%) Maven
8 48 (7.51%) NUnit
9 44 (6.89%) GoogleTest
10 38 (5.95%) ClearCase
11 36 (5.63%) Selenium
12 35 (5.48%) CppUnit
13 23 (3.60%) Eclipse
14 20 (3.13%) Vagrant
15 18 (2.82%) Hudson
16 15 (2.35%) Sonatype Nexus
17 11 (1.72%) Visual Studio
18 10 (1.56%) Toad
19 8 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 8 (1.25%) Gradle
General
1 51 (7.98%) Finance
2 19 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.66%) Retail
4 14 (2.19%) Electronics
5 12 (1.88%) Banking
6 9 (1.41%) Publishing
7 6 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.63%) Law
8 4 (0.63%) Legal
8 4 (0.63%) Marketing
9 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Automotive
10 2 (0.31%) Front Office
10 2 (0.31%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 256 (40.06%) Developer
2 86 (13.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 78 (12.21%) Linux Engineer
4 68 (10.64%) Python Developer
5 51 (7.98%) Scala Developer
6 46 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 41 (6.42%) Software Engineer
8 36 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 33 (5.16%) Software Developer
10 32 (5.01%) C Developer
11 31 (4.85%) Administrator
12 30 (4.69%) Support Engineer
13 29 (4.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 29 (4.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.23%) Analyst
15 26 (4.07%) Java Scala Developer
16 25 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
17 23 (3.60%) Architect
17 23 (3.60%) Consultant
18 22 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (22.85%) CSS
2 140 (21.91%) HTML
3 115 (18.00%) Django
4 103 (16.12%) REST
5 92 (14.40%) HTML5
6 91 (14.24%) JSON
7 84 (13.15%) Web Services
8 83 (12.99%) CSS3
9 76 (11.89%) Ajax
9 76 (11.89%) Ruby on Rails
10 71 (11.11%) Spring
11 66 (10.33%) RESTful
12 61 (9.55%) Guice
12 61 (9.55%) Play Framework
13 37 (5.79%) XML
14 33 (5.16%) Spring MVC
15 29 (4.54%) AngularJS
15 29 (4.54%) JMS
15 29 (4.54%) jQuery
16 28 (4.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.51%) User Experience
3 33 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 29 (4.54%) Derivative
5 28 (4.38%) Algorithms
6 24 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.29%) Data Centre
8 18 (2.82%) Clustering
9 16 (2.50%) HACMP
9 16 (2.50%) Statistics
10 13 (2.03%) Mathematics
10 13 (2.03%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.72%) Cryptography
12 10 (1.56%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.41%) PKI
14 8 (1.25%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.94%) Smart Energy
15 6 (0.94%) Smart Meter
15 6 (0.94%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 373 (58.37%) Linux
2 123 (19.25%) Unix
3 82 (12.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 82 (12.83%) Windows
4 31 (4.85%) Ubuntu
5 28 (4.38%) CentOS
6 24 (3.76%) Windows Server
7 18 (2.82%) VMS
8 15 (2.35%) Android
9 14 (2.19%) Mac OS X
9 14 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.88%) Debian
10 12 (1.88%) Solaris
11 9 (1.41%) AIX
12 8 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.16%) Fedora
15 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (39.12%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (25.82%) Configuration Management
3 137 (21.44%) Continuous Integration
4 134 (20.97%) DevOps
5 110 (17.21%) Scrum
6 101 (15.81%) Software Engineering
7 99 (15.49%) Open Source
8 95 (14.87%) Automated Testing
9 65 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 58 (9.08%) Web Design
11 52 (8.14%) OO
11 52 (8.14%) UML
12 50 (7.82%) Unit Testing
12 50 (7.82%) Use Case
12 50 (7.82%) Web Development
13 48 (7.51%) Project Management
14 47 (7.36%) Mentoring
15 46 (7.20%) OWASP
16 45 (7.04%) Multithreading
17 44 (6.89%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 238 (37.25%) Java
2 184 (28.79%) Ruby
3 134 (20.97%) C++
4 122 (19.09%) JavaScript
5 120 (18.78%) Perl
6 102 (15.96%) C#
7 99 (15.49%) Bash Shell
8 96 (15.02%) SQL
9 83 (12.99%) C
10 79 (12.36%) Scala
10 79 (12.36%) Shell Script
11 64 (10.02%) PowerShell
12 40 (6.26%) PHP
13 29 (4.54%) R
14 16 (2.50%) Jython
15 14 (2.19%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.72%) MATLAB
16 11 (1.72%) T-SQL
17 10 (1.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 9 (1.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 100 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 78 (12.21%) SC Cleared
3 54 (8.45%) Degree
4 16 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.03%) GIAC
6 12 (1.88%) CEH
6 12 (1.88%) CISSP
6 12 (1.88%) MCSE
7 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.41%) CCNP
8 9 (1.41%) GCIH
9 8 (1.25%) CISM
10 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.94%) GCIA
10 6 (0.94%) RHCSA
10 6 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (0.78%) CCNA
11 5 (0.78%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.63%) EMC Certification
12 4 (0.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.23%) QA
2 16 (2.50%) SLA
3 12 (1.88%) FedRAMP
4 9 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 34 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.38%) Docker
4 19 (2.97%) Squid
5 15 (2.35%) NFS
6 14 (2.19%) qmail
6 14 (2.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (1.88%) vSphere
8 10 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (0.94%) Oracle Clusterware
9 6 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.78%) KVM
10 5 (0.78%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (0.63%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.63%) vCloud
11 4 (0.63%) Xen
12 3 (0.47%) HDFS
12 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.47%) XenServer
13 2 (0.31%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 123 (19.25%) Puppet
2 91 (14.24%) Ansible
3 51 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (4.69%) Graphite
4 30 (4.69%) logstash
5 28 (4.38%) Nagios
6 22 (3.44%) Cacti
7 19 (2.97%) SCOM
8 18 (2.82%) SCCM
9 16 (2.50%) Ganglia
10 14 (2.19%) ZABBIX
11 13 (2.03%) collectd
11 13 (2.03%) Terraform
12 8 (1.25%) Kubernetes
13 6 (0.94%) CA Wily
13 6 (0.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 5 (0.78%) Nessus
14 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (0.63%) yum
16 3 (0.47%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 71 (11.11%) Oracle
2 70 (10.95%) VMware
3 64 (10.02%) Google
4 52 (8.14%) Red Hat
5 42 (6.57%) Microsoft
6 37 (5.79%) Splunk
7 32 (5.01%) IBM
8 23 (3.60%) Cisco
9 18 (2.82%) Veritas
10 13 (2.03%) Dell
11 11 (1.72%) HP
12 10 (1.56%) EMC
13 8 (1.25%) Juniper
14 7 (1.10%) CA
14 7 (1.10%) Remedy
14 7 (1.10%) Serena
15 6 (0.94%) F5
16 5 (0.78%) Citrix
16 5 (0.78%) Cloudera
16 5 (0.78%) New Relic
East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bagshot, Surrey
Premier IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £475 - £550+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Kent
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Worthing
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: EXCELLENT RATES
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £425.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago