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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South East / West Sussex
Rank 12 24 54
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30  
Contract jobs citing Python 55 40 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.81% 6.87% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.61% 17.86% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 5 0
Median daily rate £468 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 174 224 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 34.18% 38.49% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 121
Median daily rate £468 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £51.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.58% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.05 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Gatwick - 24 £468 - 2
Worthing +4 21 £520 +9.47%
Crawley +14 2 £265 -24.28% 2
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
East Grinstead - 1 £338 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Python.

1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 31 (44.93%) Jenkins
3 30 (43.48%) Java
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (43.48%) Git (software)
4 28 (40.58%) Open Source
5 27 (39.13%) Relational Database
6 26 (37.68%) Degree
7 25 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (36.23%) HTML
8 24 (34.78%) Oracle
9 23 (33.33%) C#
9 23 (33.33%) Linux
9 23 (33.33%) SDLC
10 22 (31.88%) Automated Testing
10 22 (31.88%) Ruby
11 20 (28.99%) Google
11 20 (28.99%) Scala
11 20 (28.99%) XML
11 20 (28.99%) HTTP
12 18 (26.09%) Configuration Management
12 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
13 17 (24.64%) CSS
13 17 (24.64%) Apache
13 17 (24.64%) HTML5
13 17 (24.64%) R
13 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (23.19%) REST
14 16 (23.19%) Analytics
14 16 (23.19%) OOD

Python
Top Related 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 17 (24.64%) Apache
2 16 (23.19%) nginx
2 16 (23.19%) Tomcat
3 11 (15.94%) Confluence
3 11 (15.94%) WebLogic
4 7 (10.14%) Drupal
5 4 (5.80%) JBoss
6 3 (4.35%) SAS
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.90%) IIS
7 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.45%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) GitHub
1 9 (13.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) HTTP
2 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
3 9 (13.04%) SSL
4 2 (2.90%) DHCP
4 2 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.04%) Power BI
3 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.45%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.45%) GIS
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.45%) QGIS
5 1 (1.45%) Redis
5 1 (1.45%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (44.93%) Jenkins
2 30 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 15 (21.74%) JUnit
4 14 (20.29%) Subversion
5 13 (18.84%) JIRA
6 9 (13.04%) Ant
6 9 (13.04%) Cucumber
6 9 (13.04%) Gatling
6 9 (13.04%) Grunt
6 9 (13.04%) gulp
6 9 (13.04%) IntelliJ
6 9 (13.04%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (13.04%) Selenium
6 9 (13.04%) Sublime Text
7 7 (10.14%) ProC
8 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) Scala Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) Insurance Systems Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) Oracle Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) Pensions Analyst
4 16 (23.19%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Data Scientist
6 6 (8.70%) Drupal Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Power BI Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Scala Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Cloud Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) HTML
2 20 (28.99%) XML
3 17 (24.64%) CSS
3 17 (24.64%) HTML5
4 16 (23.19%) JSON
4 16 (23.19%) REST
4 16 (23.19%) Web Services
5 15 (21.74%) Play Framework
5 15 (21.74%) Spring
6 13 (18.84%) Ajax
6 13 (18.84%) CSS3
6 13 (18.84%) Django
7 11 (15.94%) Guice
7 11 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
8 10 (14.49%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.49%) jQuery
9 9 (13.04%) Gherkin
9 9 (13.04%) Node.js
9 9 (13.04%) Servlets
10 7 (10.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Clustering
2 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (2.90%) PKI
2 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) Unix
3 13 (18.84%) Windows
4 9 (13.04%) Ubuntu
5 7 (10.14%) AIX
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Open Source
3 25 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (33.33%) SDLC
5 22 (31.88%) Automated Testing
6 18 (26.09%) Configuration Management
7 16 (23.19%) Analytics
7 16 (23.19%) Business Analysis
7 16 (23.19%) Data Analysis
7 16 (23.19%) OO
7 16 (23.19%) OOD
8 13 (18.84%) DevOps
9 12 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (17.39%) Web Design
10 11 (15.94%) OWASP
11 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (13.04%) Data Modelling
11 9 (13.04%) Visualisation
12 8 (11.59%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (11.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) Java
3 23 (33.33%) C#
4 22 (31.88%) Ruby
5 20 (28.99%) Scala
6 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 17 (24.64%) R
8 16 (23.19%) Perl
9 9 (13.04%) C
9 9 (13.04%) Groovy
9 9 (13.04%) Haskell
10 7 (10.14%) PHP
11 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.90%) C++
11 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) BC Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) CCA
4 2 (2.90%) MCITP
4 2 (2.90%) MCP
4 2 (2.90%) MCSA
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) Docker
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.90%) UAG
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Grafana
1 9 (13.04%) Kibana
2 6 (8.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.90%) SCCM
4 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Oracle
2 20 (28.99%) Google
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) webMethods
5 3 (4.35%) Adobe
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau
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