The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 28 March 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 24 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 26.37% - 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 58.54% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 0
Median daily rate £468 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 41 14 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 45.05% 31.11% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 9 15
Median daily rate £468 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.96% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Gatwick

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Gatwick over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Gatwick

Python
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Python.

1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
2 23 (95.83%) SDLC
3 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) XML
3 16 (66.67%) OO
3 16 (66.67%) OOD
3 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 16 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 16 (66.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (33.33%) HTML
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (29.17%) nginx
5 7 (29.17%) Open Source
5 7 (29.17%) Docker
5 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
5 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
5 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (29.17%) Perl
5 7 (29.17%) PHP
5 7 (29.17%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) C
5 7 (29.17%) AIX
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Apache

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 7 (29.17%) Apache
1 7 (29.17%) nginx
1 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
1 7 (29.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
2 7 (29.17%) ProC
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Insurance Systems Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Pensions Analyst
1 16 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (4.17%) Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Web Services
1 16 (66.67%) XML
2 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) Django
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) React
3 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) AIX
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) SDLC
2 16 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 16 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 16 (66.67%) OO
2 16 (66.67%) OOD
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 7 (29.17%) Open Source
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (4.17%) MVC
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) C
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 7 (29.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle