The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 29 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11  
Contract jobs citing Python 4 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.09% 2.66% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 4.03% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £419 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 111 124 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 58.12% 65.96% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 69 89
Median daily rate £338 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £568 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Brighton

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Python.

1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Data Acquisition
2 6 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 6 (66.67%) GIS
2 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 6 (66.67%) Data Management
2 6 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Django
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 6 (66.67%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (66.67%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) GIS Technician
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Technician
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) GIS Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior GIS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) Django
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) Data Acquisition
2 6 (66.67%) Data Management
2 6 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce