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 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 22 56
Rank change year-on-year -18 +34  
Contract jobs citing Python 21 56 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.17% 7.57% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.61% 19.58% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 5
Median daily rate £488 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £340 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £493 £428
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 West Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 198 286 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 39.29% 38.65% 36.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 169 136
Median daily rate £425 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £46.00 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -14.00%  
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in West Sussex

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Worthing -11 12 £488 +2.78%
Gatwick - 5 - - 1
Crawley -1 3 £450 +32.35% 2
Python
South East

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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Python.

1 43 (57.33%) SQL
2 36 (48.00%) Relational Database
3 33 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 33 (44.00%) Linux
4 32 (42.67%) Java
4 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (42.67%) Git (software)
5 31 (41.33%) Open Source
5 31 (41.33%) Oracle
6 28 (37.33%) HTML
7 27 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (34.67%) Test Automation
8 26 (34.67%) Degree
9 25 (33.33%) C#
9 25 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (32.00%) Unix
10 24 (32.00%) HTTP
10 24 (32.00%) Ruby
10 24 (32.00%) Google
10 24 (32.00%) Scala
11 23 (30.67%) XML
11 23 (30.67%) Apache
11 23 (30.67%) SDLC
12 21 (28.00%) CSS
12 21 (28.00%) HTML5
12 21 (28.00%) Django
13 20 (26.67%) JSON
13 20 (26.67%) Spring
13 20 (26.67%) Perl
13 20 (26.67%) JUnit

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 23 (30.67%) Apache
2 18 (24.00%) nginx
2 18 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (18.67%) Confluence
3 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.33%) Drupal
4 7 (9.33%) JBoss
5 4 (5.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.33%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) GitHub
1 11 (14.67%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.00%) HTTP
2 14 (18.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (14.67%) SSL
4 2 (2.67%) DNS
4 2 (2.67%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.00%) Power BI
3 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.33%) GIS
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) QGIS
4 1 (1.33%) Redis
4 1 (1.33%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (44.00%) Jenkins
2 32 (42.67%) Git (software)
3 20 (26.67%) JUnit
4 16 (21.33%) JIRA
4 16 (21.33%) Subversion
5 11 (14.67%) Ant
5 11 (14.67%) Cucumber
5 11 (14.67%) Gatling
5 11 (14.67%) Grunt
5 11 (14.67%) gulp
5 11 (14.67%) IntelliJ
5 11 (14.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 11 (14.67%) Selenium
5 11 (14.67%) Sublime Text
6 7 (9.33%) Eclipse
6 7 (9.33%) ProC
7 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 24 (32.00%) Scala Developer
3 17 (22.67%) Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) Insurance Systems Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) Pensions Analyst
4 16 (21.33%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Power BI Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Python Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Django Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior Scala Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.33%) HTML
2 23 (30.67%) XML
3 21 (28.00%) CSS
3 21 (28.00%) Django
3 21 (28.00%) HTML5
4 20 (26.67%) JSON
4 20 (26.67%) Play Framework
4 20 (26.67%) REST
4 20 (26.67%) Spring
5 16 (21.33%) Web Services
6 14 (18.67%) Ajax
6 14 (18.67%) CSS3
7 13 (17.33%) Guice
7 13 (17.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (16.00%) jQuery
9 11 (14.67%) Gherkin
9 11 (14.67%) Node.js
9 11 (14.67%) Servlets
10 9 (12.00%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) Linux
2 24 (32.00%) Unix
3 13 (17.33%) Windows
4 11 (14.67%) Ubuntu
5 7 (9.33%) AIX
6 2 (2.67%) CentOS
6 2 (2.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.33%) Open Source
3 27 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (34.67%) Test Automation
5 23 (30.67%) SDLC
6 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
7 16 (21.33%) Automated Trading
7 16 (21.33%) Business Analysis
7 16 (21.33%) Data Analysis
7 16 (21.33%) OO
7 16 (21.33%) OOD
8 14 (18.67%) DevOps
9 13 (17.33%) Analytics
9 13 (17.33%) OWASP
9 13 (17.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (17.33%) Web Design
10 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (16.00%) Visualisation
10 12 (16.00%) Web Development
11 11 (14.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) SQL
2 32 (42.67%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) C#
4 24 (32.00%) Ruby
4 24 (32.00%) Scala
5 20 (26.67%) Perl
6 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.00%) R
8 11 (14.67%) Groovy
8 11 (14.67%) Haskell
9 9 (12.00%) C
10 7 (9.33%) PHP
11 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.67%) C++
11 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) BC Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) CCA
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.67%) iptables
3 2 (2.67%) KVM
3 2 (2.67%) LXC
4 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
4 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Grafana
1 11 (14.67%) Kibana
2 7 (9.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.67%) Ansible
3 2 (2.67%) SELinux
4 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Oracle
2 24 (32.00%) Google
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) Adobe
4 7 (9.33%) webMethods
5 4 (5.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau