The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 4 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.48% 4.88% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 8.54% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 9
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
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 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.10%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 155 164 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 57.20% 57.14% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 97 117
Median daily rate £350 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in East Sussex

Python
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Brighton 0 4 - - 6
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Python.

1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Data Management
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Mapinfo
2 6 (60.00%) GIS
2 6 (60.00%) ArcGIS
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 6 (60.00%) Data Acquisition
2 6 (60.00%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Django
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (20.00%) Node.js
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Smart Home

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (60.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (60.00%) GIS
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) GIS Technician
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Technician
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) GIS Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Senior GIS Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) Django
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Open Source
2 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 6 (60.00%) Data Acquisition
2 6 (60.00%) Data Management
2 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Mapinfo
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce