The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 44 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 0.64% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Python
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
152 132 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.76% 28.14% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 41
Average daily rate £375 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £37.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Python
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Python
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Worthing +4 4 - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Django
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Google
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Guice
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Django Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mac Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Django
2 4 (80.00%) Guice
2 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
4 2 (40.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) Flask
5 1 (20.00%) Sensu
5 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Web Design
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) OWASP
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Network Design
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Google