Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 20 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 58 85
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 -20
Contract jobs citing Python 24 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.29% 2.31% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 6.32% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 4
West Sussex median daily rate £445 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.32% +24.59% -33.11%
10th Percentile £343 £403 £305
90th Percentile £549 £513 £450
South East median daily rate £455 £450 £390
% change year-on-year +1.17% +15.38% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 389 459 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 37.19% 36.54% 41.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 253 318
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84% +5.00%
10th Percentile £294 £261 £281
90th Percentile £568 £525 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +14.67% +25.21%
10th Percentile £41.35 £33.75 £29.38
90th Percentile £50.93 £50.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in West Sussex

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in West Sussex

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in West Sussex

Python
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Worthing -3 13 £420 -11.58%
Gatwick +3 2 £313 -34.21%
Crawley +1 2 £450 -
Horsham - 1 - -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Python.

1 18 (75.00%) Java
1 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (70.83%) Scala
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 17 (70.83%) Ruby
3 16 (66.67%) REST
4 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (62.50%) JSON
4 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (58.33%) Django
5 14 (58.33%) Open Source
5 14 (58.33%) HTML5
6 13 (54.17%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
6 13 (54.17%) Play Framework
6 13 (54.17%) Spring
6 13 (54.17%) Web Design
6 13 (54.17%) Ajax
6 13 (54.17%) Google
6 13 (54.17%) JUnit
6 13 (54.17%) HTTP
7 12 (50.00%) CSS3
7 12 (50.00%) Selenium
8 11 (45.83%) Guice
8 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
8 11 (45.83%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (41.67%) Web Development
9 10 (41.67%) Front End Development
10 9 (37.50%) Scrum

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) JBoss
1 2 (8.33%) nginx
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) Impala
3 1 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
1 13 (54.17%) JUnit
2 12 (50.00%) Selenium
3 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
4 8 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) Ant
5 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (8.33%) Gatling
5 2 (8.33%) Grunt
5 2 (8.33%) gulp
5 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (8.33%) Sublime Text
6 1 (4.17%) RStudio
6 1 (4.17%) Toad
6 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Django Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Scala Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cassandra Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) REST
3 15 (62.50%) JSON
4 14 (58.33%) Django
4 14 (58.33%) HTML5
5 13 (54.17%) Ajax
5 13 (54.17%) Play Framework
5 13 (54.17%) Spring
6 12 (50.00%) CSS3
7 11 (45.83%) Guice
7 11 (45.83%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (12.50%) J2EE
9 2 (8.33%) EJB
9 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.33%) J2SE
9 2 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (8.33%) Servlets
9 2 (8.33%) SOAP
9 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (58.33%) Open Source
4 13 (54.17%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (54.17%) Web Design
5 10 (41.67%) Front End Development
5 10 (41.67%) Web Development
6 9 (37.50%) Scrum
7 7 (29.17%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.83%) Line Management
10 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 3 (12.50%) DevOps
11 2 (8.33%) Analytics
11 2 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (8.33%) Microservices
11 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
12 1 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Ruby
2 17 (70.83%) Scala
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) C#
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) Groovy
6 2 (8.33%) Haskell
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) iptables
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
2 1 (4.17%) LXC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Grafana
2 2 (8.33%) Kibana
3 1 (4.17%) Oozie
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Google
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) webMethods
4 1 (4.17%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.17%) VMware