The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 56 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing Python 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.31% 0.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £512 - -
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 £43.25 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% +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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 181 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.16% 37.47% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 88 116
Median daily rate £465 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.80% -15.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 15
Median hourly rate £41.50 £34.25 £40.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.16% -15.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.00 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £42.53 £45.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Essex

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Essex

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Essex

Python
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Saffron Walden - 3 - -
Brentwood - 2 £373 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £550 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for Python.

1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Perl
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Open Source
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 10 (45.45%) HTTP
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (40.91%) SSL
4 9 (40.91%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Coaching
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (36.36%) Ansible
5 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Middleware
7 6 (27.27%) Subversion
7 6 (27.27%) Maven
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Kanban
7 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
7 6 (27.27%) Unix
7 6 (27.27%) Docker
7 6 (27.27%) Git (software)

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) JBoss
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) HTTP
2 9 (40.91%) SSL
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Lead DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Scientist
6 1 (4.55%) IT Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Principal Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.55%) POSIX
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) STB
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Digital TV
3 1 (4.55%) e-Health
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) IPTV
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Fedora
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
1 11 (50.00%) Open Source
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 9 (40.91%) Coaching
3 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
3 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (22.73%) Biology
7 5 (22.73%) Microservices
7 5 (22.73%) SOA
8 4 (18.18%) API Design
8 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) C
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) R
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) Go
7 1 (4.55%) Haskell
7 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PhD
3 2 (9.09%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) CISM
4 1 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) GSEC
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) LXC
2 1 (4.55%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (13.64%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) WSO2
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Pegasus