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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / South East
Rank 41 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Contract jobs citing Python 327 351 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.24% 4.05% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.59% 11.90% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 240 144
Median daily rate £450 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Median hourly rate £28.75 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £36.00 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £48.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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
2598 2950 3343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.71% 34.02% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1610 1958 1874
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.44 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -5 79 £500 +29.03% 38
Surrey +19 76 £425 -11.68% 32
West Sussex +23 57 £468 - 4
Hampshire -29 39 £351 +4.62% 27
Oxfordshire -9 33 £475 -5.00% 31
Buckinghamshire +8 27 £510 +36.00% 3
East Sussex +11 7 £323 - 3
Middlesex -1 5 £295 -15.71% 1
Kent +4 1 £318 -39.52% 3
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 260 (42.28%) Linux
2 243 (39.51%) Java
3 221 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (24.23%) Git (software)
5 148 (24.07%) JavaScript
6 131 (21.30%) Ruby
7 122 (19.84%) SQL
8 118 (19.19%) Perl
9 114 (18.54%) DevOps
10 110 (17.89%) Unix
11 108 (17.56%) HTML
12 105 (17.07%) Jenkins
13 100 (16.26%) Docker
13 100 (16.26%) Puppet
14 99 (16.10%) Oracle
15 95 (15.45%) Bash Shell
16 94 (15.28%) Security Cleared
16 94 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
17 90 (14.63%) Scrum
18 89 (14.47%) C++
18 89 (14.47%) XML
19 86 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
20 85 (13.82%) Open Source
21 82 (13.33%) Web Services
21 82 (13.33%) HTTP
22 81 (13.17%) Hadoop
23 80 (13.01%) Ansible
24 79 (12.85%) OO
25 78 (12.68%) C
26 75 (12.20%) Windows

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 67 (10.89%) Apache
2 63 (10.24%) Tomcat
3 41 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 39 (6.34%) nginx
5 33 (5.37%) WebLogic
6 30 (4.88%) Confluence
7 29 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (4.07%) OpenStack
9 24 (3.90%) CMS
10 18 (2.93%) JBoss
11 17 (2.76%) Drupal
12 15 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (2.28%) Apache Pig
14 13 (2.11%) SAS
15 9 (1.46%) WordPress
16 8 (1.30%) Apache Solr
17 7 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (1.14%) Jetty
17 7 (1.14%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.98%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 30 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.81%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) Stata
4 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.49%) SPSS
6 2 (0.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 86 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.07%) PaaS
4 19 (3.09%) GitHub
5 14 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.63%) IaaS
7 9 (1.46%) Google Analytics
7 9 (1.46%) SaaS
8 7 (1.14%) Office 365
9 5 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (0.81%) SoftLayer
10 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.33%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.16%) Datadog
13 1 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 82 (13.33%) HTTP
2 46 (7.48%) TCP/IP
3 30 (4.88%) DNS
4 25 (4.07%) Internet
5 22 (3.58%) SSH
6 19 (3.09%) Firewall
7 15 (2.44%) ICMP
7 15 (2.44%) SMTP
7 15 (2.44%) SSL
8 13 (2.11%) VPN
9 12 (1.95%) LDAP
10 11 (1.79%) FTP
11 10 (1.63%) DHCP
12 6 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.98%) SNMP
13 5 (0.81%) AMQP
13 5 (0.81%) IPv6
13 5 (0.81%) Network Security
14 4 (0.65%) IPv4
14 4 (0.65%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.17%) Hadoop
2 67 (10.89%) Big Data
3 66 (10.73%) Relational Database
4 49 (7.97%) MySQL
5 47 (7.64%) NoSQL
6 39 (6.34%) MongoDB
7 34 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (5.04%) SQL Server
9 26 (4.23%) Oracle Database
10 21 (3.41%) HBase
11 20 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (2.93%) Apache Hive
13 12 (1.95%) GIS
13 12 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (1.63%) Redis
16 9 (1.46%) Data Mining
16 9 (1.46%) MS Access
17 8 (1.30%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 149 (24.23%) Git (software)
2 105 (17.07%) Jenkins
3 47 (7.64%) Subversion
4 46 (7.48%) Selenium
5 42 (6.83%) JIRA
6 41 (6.67%) Ant
7 38 (6.18%) Gradle
8 35 (5.69%) Maven
9 31 (5.04%) JUnit
10 25 (4.07%) Bitbucket
11 21 (3.41%) ProC
12 20 (3.25%) JMeter
13 19 (3.09%) WebDriver
14 18 (2.93%) Eclipse
15 17 (2.76%) Cucumber
15 17 (2.76%) eggPlant
16 16 (2.60%) Apache Ivy
17 15 (2.44%) NUnit
18 13 (2.11%) Gatling
18 13 (2.11%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (11.87%) Finance
2 21 (3.41%) Publishing
2 21 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.28%) Banking
4 10 (1.63%) Legal
4 10 (1.63%) Marketing
5 8 (1.30%) Electronics
6 6 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.81%) Military
8 4 (0.65%) Games
8 4 (0.65%) Retail
9 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.49%) Automotive
9 3 (0.49%) Avionics
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 253 (41.14%) Developer
2 81 (13.17%) Python Developer
3 56 (9.11%) Java Developer
4 55 (8.94%) Analyst
5 50 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 44 (7.15%) Software Engineer
7 41 (6.67%) Architect
8 38 (6.18%) Administrator
9 33 (5.37%) Scala Developer
10 31 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
11 30 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
11 30 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
12 28 (4.55%) Pensions Analyst
13 27 (4.39%) Insurance Systems Analyst
13 27 (4.39%) Oracle Analyst
13 27 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
14 26 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
14 26 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 23 (3.74%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (17.56%) HTML
2 89 (14.47%) XML
3 82 (13.33%) Web Services
4 71 (11.54%) Django
5 68 (11.06%) JSON
6 65 (10.57%) CSS
7 56 (9.11%) REST
8 49 (7.97%) HTML5
9 43 (6.99%) AngularJS
10 37 (6.02%) Spring
11 36 (5.85%) jQuery
12 34 (5.53%) RESTful
13 28 (4.55%) .NET
13 28 (4.55%) Ajax
13 28 (4.55%) Node.js
14 26 (4.23%) CSS3
15 24 (3.90%) XSLT
16 22 (3.58%) Ruby on Rails
17 20 (3.25%) Play Framework
17 20 (3.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.39%) User Experience
3 21 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.63%) Algorithms
5 10 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.46%) Derivative
6 9 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.30%) Clustering
7 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (0.81%) FlexPod
9 5 (0.81%) Replication
9 5 (0.81%) Semantic Web
9 5 (0.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (0.65%) Digital TV
10 4 (0.65%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 260 (42.28%) Linux
2 110 (17.89%) Unix
3 75 (12.20%) Windows
4 62 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (8.29%) Ubuntu
6 49 (7.97%) CentOS
7 27 (4.39%) Debian
8 22 (3.58%) AIX
9 12 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.30%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.81%) Android
12 5 (0.81%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (35.93%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (18.54%) DevOps
3 94 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (14.63%) Scrum
5 85 (13.82%) Open Source
6 79 (12.85%) OO
7 74 (12.03%) Software Engineering
8 72 (11.71%) TDD
9 65 (10.57%) Configuration Management
10 64 (10.41%) SDLC
11 58 (9.43%) Automated Testing
12 48 (7.80%) Data Analysis
12 48 (7.80%) Web Development
13 45 (7.32%) OOD
14 41 (6.67%) BDD
15 38 (6.18%) Analytics
16 36 (5.85%) Project Management
17 33 (5.37%) Test Automation
18 31 (5.04%) Continuous Delivery
19 30 (4.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 243 (39.51%) Java
2 148 (24.07%) JavaScript
3 131 (21.30%) Ruby
4 122 (19.84%) SQL
5 118 (19.19%) Perl
6 95 (15.45%) Bash Shell
7 89 (14.47%) C++
8 78 (12.68%) C
9 74 (12.03%) C#
10 60 (9.76%) Scala
11 47 (7.64%) PHP
12 46 (7.48%) PowerShell
13 42 (6.83%) R
14 31 (5.04%) Groovy
15 17 (2.76%) Shell Script
16 14 (2.28%) Haskell
17 11 (1.79%) Go
17 11 (1.79%) Tcl
18 10 (1.63%) VBA
19 9 (1.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 94 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 67 (10.89%) Degree
3 64 (10.41%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.63%) CCNP
5 10 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.46%) CCNA
6 9 (1.46%) RHCSA
7 7 (1.14%) CEH
7 7 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.98%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.98%) CISSP
8 6 (0.98%) MCSE
8 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.98%) RHCT
9 4 (0.65%) GCIH
9 4 (0.65%) GIAC
9 4 (0.65%) SANS
9 4 (0.65%) VCDX
10 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.41%) QA
2 11 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.46%) SLA
4 8 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.33%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.33%) MISRA
7 2 (0.33%) SDET
8 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) MISRA C
System Software
1 100 (16.26%) Docker
2 33 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.41%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.28%) HDFS
5 11 (1.79%) vSphere
6 8 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.81%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.81%) vCloud
9 3 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.33%) Corosync
10 2 (0.33%) iptables
10 2 (0.33%) LXC
10 2 (0.33%) NFS
10 2 (0.33%) Postfix
10 2 (0.33%) UAG
10 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.33%) XenServer
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 100 (16.26%) Puppet
2 80 (13.01%) Ansible
3 54 (8.78%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.41%) SELinux
5 15 (2.44%) Kibana
6 14 (2.28%) Nagios
7 11 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
7 11 (1.79%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.63%) Mesos
9 9 (1.46%) Grafana
9 9 (1.46%) logstash
10 7 (1.14%) vRealize
10 7 (1.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 5 (0.81%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.65%) CA Wily
12 4 (0.65%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.65%) Marathon
12 4 (0.65%) Rsyslog
12 4 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 99 (16.10%) Oracle
2 55 (8.94%) Red Hat
3 48 (7.80%) VMware
4 38 (6.18%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.39%) Google
6 21 (3.41%) Splunk
7 20 (3.25%) Cloudera
8 16 (2.60%) Cisco
9 15 (2.44%) Sitecore
10 14 (2.28%) IBM
10 14 (2.28%) SAP
11 12 (1.95%) HP
12 11 (1.79%) EMC
13 9 (1.46%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.46%) Sophos
14 6 (0.98%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.81%) Nimsoft
15 5 (0.81%) Perforce
16 4 (0.65%) SaltStack
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