Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 24 November 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 > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - +47 +14
Contract jobs citing Python 13 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.45% - 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.78% - 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
Kent median daily rate £650 - £363
10th Percentile £619 - £223
90th Percentile £675 - £526
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.67% +12.38% +17.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% -4.60% +16.00%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 225 186 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 42.37% 38.11% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 121 182
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £554 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Kent

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Kent

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Kent

Python
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £650 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £425 - 1
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Python.

1 10 (76.92%) Ruby
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (76.92%) Go
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Cloud Native
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Hindi Language
6 3 (23.08%) Japanese Language
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) Unix
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (7.69%) C

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Hindi Language
3 3 (23.08%) Japanese Language
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) AWS Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Django Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Platform Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Native
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Extreme Programming
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) FPGA Design
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Go
1 10 (76.92%) Ruby
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Rackspace