The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - 31 45
Contract jobs citing Python 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.42% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.60% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
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 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -2.73%
Python
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.39% 39.36% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 59 50
Average daily rate £400 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £221 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £47.72 £22.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.06% -33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.89 £22.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.54 £37.75 £54.25
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 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 20 October 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
Bedford - - - -
Luton - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 October 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