The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.04% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 31.58% 29.63% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 8
Median daily rate £450 £419 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +39.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
1 15 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 15 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (93.33%) Calabash
3 13 (86.67%) Appium
3 13 (86.67%) API Testing
4 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (73.33%) QA
5 11 (73.33%) Xamarin
5 11 (73.33%) SDET
6 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
6 10 (66.67%) Gherkin
7 9 (60.00%) BDD
7 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (40.00%) Android
8 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (40.00%) JIRA
9 5 (33.33%) Selenium
9 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
10 4 (26.67%) Capybara
10 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (26.67%) Java
10 4 (26.67%) SQL
10 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Degree
12 1 (6.67%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (93.33%) Calabash
3 13 (86.67%) Appium
4 6 (40.00%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 4 (26.67%) Capybara
7 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (6.67%) Mocha
7 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 10 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Applications Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Android
1 6 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) API Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
5 9 (60.00%) BDD
5 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
1 11 (73.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Xamarin
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
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