The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aylesbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 2 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Python 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 35.71% 8.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 83.33% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -4.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aylesbury region.

Programming Languages Category
Aylesbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aylesbury 42.86% 75.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 1
Average daily rate £330 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.47% +32.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Aylesbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Aylesbury

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Aylesbury region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Aylesbury

Python
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Aylesbury

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aylesbury region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Maven

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Aylesbury by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aylesbury region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center