The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 47 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.20% 1.72% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 6.45% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 62 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.36% 26.61% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 24 45
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.09 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £22.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £22.50 £97.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
East of England

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA