The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 110 152 198
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +46
Contract jobs citing Python 144 87 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.59% 1.03% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.96% 3.00% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 43 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -45.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2902 2901 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.09% 34.41% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1580 1475 1493
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 162 195
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £19.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hampshire -3 51 £400 -0.62% 19
Surrey +14 44 £200 +26.98% 22
Berkshire +11 21 £358 -4.66% 25
Oxfordshire -1 9 £375 +17.64% 14
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 - 3
Kent +4 4 £530 -
East Sussex 0 4 - - 2
West Sussex - 1 £570 -
Middlesex - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 143 (49.83%) Linux
2 89 (31.01%) Java
3 82 (28.57%) UNIX
4 81 (28.22%) JavaScript
5 80 (27.87%) SQL
6 67 (23.34%) Oracle
6 67 (23.34%) Web Services
7 66 (23.00%) Perl
8 62 (21.60%) HTML
9 61 (21.25%) Django
10 60 (20.91%) CSS
11 56 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (19.16%) jQuery
13 54 (18.82%) Windows
14 51 (17.77%) Relational Database
15 50 (17.42%) Bash Shell
15 50 (17.42%) HTML5
16 46 (16.03%) Web Development
16 46 (16.03%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (15.68%) Git (software)
17 45 (15.68%) C
18 44 (15.33%) XML
18 44 (15.33%) Finance
19 42 (14.63%) C#
20 40 (13.94%) C++
21 39 (13.59%) PHP
22 37 (12.89%) Responsive Web Design
22 37 (12.89%) Software Engineering
23 36 (12.54%) Ruby
23 36 (12.54%) Web Design

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (9.06%) Apache
2 15 (5.23%) IIS
3 12 (4.18%) Apache Pig
4 8 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (2.79%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.09%) Oracle Spatial
5 6 (2.09%) CMS
6 4 (1.39%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.39%) Mule
7 3 (1.05%) nginx
7 3 (1.05%) Drupal
7 3 (1.05%) uWSGI
7 3 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.05%) Node.js
8 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) Mingle
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.70%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.35%) Maya
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.05%) Google App Engine
2 3 (1.05%) PaaS
2 3 (1.05%) IaaS
3 2 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.97%) Internet
2 16 (5.57%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.18%) HTTP
3 12 (4.18%) SAN
4 9 (3.14%) DNS
4 9 (3.14%) SSL
5 8 (2.79%) WAN
5 8 (2.79%) LTE
6 7 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (2.44%) LAN
7 6 (2.09%) UMTS
8 5 (1.74%) ATM
8 5 (1.74%) GSM
8 5 (1.74%) PPP
8 5 (1.74%) Modbus
8 5 (1.74%) NAS
8 5 (1.74%) Wireless
9 4 (1.39%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.39%) AMQP
9 4 (1.39%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.77%) Relational Database
2 30 (10.45%) MySQL
3 28 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 16 (5.57%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.23%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.53%) Big Data
8 12 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (4.18%) Hadoop
8 12 (4.18%) Apache Hive
9 9 (3.14%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.14%) HBase
10 8 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (2.79%) DB2
11 6 (2.09%) RapidMiner
11 6 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.09%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 45 (15.68%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.50%) Subversion
3 25 (8.71%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.88%) JIRA
5 12 (4.18%) Selenium
5 12 (4.18%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.14%) WebDriver
7 8 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.44%) JUnit
8 7 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (2.44%) Introscope
9 6 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.09%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.74%) TestNG
11 4 (1.39%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.39%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.39%) Gerrit
11 4 (1.39%) ClearCase
11 4 (1.39%) MSBuild
General
1 44 (15.33%) Finance
2 20 (6.97%) Publishing
3 17 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.09%) Legal
5 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.74%) Games
6 3 (1.05%) Electronics
6 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 113 (39.37%) Developer
2 52 (18.12%) Python Developer
3 28 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 22 (7.67%) Architect
4 22 (7.67%) Test Engineer
5 15 (5.23%) Python/Django Developer
6 13 (4.53%) Security Engineer
6 13 (4.53%) Software Developer
6 13 (4.53%) Administrator
7 11 (3.83%) Tester
7 11 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (3.83%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (3.48%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.48%) C++ Developer
9 9 (3.14%) Analyst
9 9 (3.14%) Technical Architect
9 9 (3.14%) Content Editor
10 7 (2.44%) Security Tester
10 7 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (2.44%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.34%) Web Services
2 62 (21.60%) HTML
3 61 (21.25%) Django
4 60 (20.91%) CSS
5 55 (19.16%) jQuery
6 50 (17.42%) HTML5
7 44 (15.33%) XML
8 28 (9.76%) .NET
9 22 (7.67%) XSLT
10 13 (4.53%) REST
10 13 (4.53%) AngularJS
11 12 (4.18%) JSON
12 10 (3.48%) MapReduce
13 9 (3.14%) WCF
13 9 (3.14%) WPF
13 9 (3.14%) LINQ
13 9 (3.14%) SOAP
13 9 (3.14%) STL
14 7 (2.44%) Spring
14 7 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.03%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (10.80%) Open Source
3 10 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.48%) Clustering
4 5 (1.74%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.74%) Wiki
4 5 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.39%) Statistics
5 4 (1.39%) GIS
5 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.05%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.05%) Physics
6 3 (1.05%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.70%) DTV
7 2 (0.70%) STB
8 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 143 (49.83%) Linux
2 82 (28.57%) UNIX
3 54 (18.82%) Windows
4 26 (9.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.14%) Solaris
6 9 (3.14%) Android
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.74%) CentOS
7 5 (1.74%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.74%) Debian
7 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.39%) AIX
9 3 (1.05%) HPUX
9 3 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.35%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
2 46 (16.03%) Web Development
3 37 (12.89%) Software Engineering
3 37 (12.89%) Responsive Web Design
4 36 (12.54%) Web Design
5 29 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (10.10%) DevOps
6 26 (9.06%) Scrum
7 20 (6.97%) Test Automation
8 16 (5.57%) OO
9 13 (4.53%) OOP
10 12 (4.18%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.83%) TDD
11 11 (3.83%) Content Management
11 11 (3.83%) Software Testing
11 11 (3.83%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.48%) Automated Testing
12 10 (3.48%) Automation Testing
13 9 (3.14%) Analytics
13 9 (3.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.01%) Java
2 81 (28.22%) JavaScript
3 80 (27.87%) SQL
4 66 (23.00%) Perl
5 50 (17.42%) Bash Shell
6 45 (15.68%) C
7 42 (14.63%) C#
8 40 (13.94%) C++
9 39 (13.59%) PHP
10 36 (12.54%) Ruby
11 29 (10.10%) PL/SQL
12 25 (8.71%) Shell Script
13 21 (7.32%) XQuery
14 14 (4.88%) Korn
15 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.44%) R
15 7 (2.44%) VB
16 6 (2.09%) Embedded C
16 6 (2.09%) VBScript
16 6 (2.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (8.01%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.92%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.88%) Degree
4 13 (4.53%) CISSP
5 10 (3.48%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.79%) ISEB
7 6 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.39%) CCIE
10 3 (1.05%) PhD
10 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.35%) CCNP
12 1 (0.35%) CCIP
12 1 (0.35%) CCNA
12 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.53%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (4.53%) Snort
2 7 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.74%) vCloud
4 3 (1.05%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.70%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (7.67%) Puppet
1 22 (7.67%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (3.83%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.48%) Nagios
4 7 (2.44%) Cacti
4 7 (2.44%) Ansible
5 6 (2.09%) CA Wily
6 5 (1.74%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.35%) CA SiteMinder
8 1 (0.35%) Munin
Vendors
1 67 (23.34%) Oracle
2 30 (10.45%) Red Hat
3 18 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.23%) VMware
5 13 (4.53%) HP
6 12 (4.18%) IBM
7 9 (3.14%) Cisco
8 8 (2.79%) Sybase
9 6 (2.09%) Tableau
9 6 (2.09%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.39%) Splunk
10 4 (1.39%) JBoss
10 4 (1.39%) Google
11 3 (1.05%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.05%) ESRI
11 3 (1.05%) Intel
12 2 (0.70%) Sun
12 2 (0.70%) Juniper
12 2 (0.70%) NetApp
12 2 (0.70%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £210 - £215 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: Flexible Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Expert Employment
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 21 days ago