The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 20 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Python 13 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.87% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.05% 1.94% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
Median daily rate £445 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +20.42%

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
81 103 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.34% 32.09% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 61 40
Median daily rate £406 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £278 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £531 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 28 3
Median hourly rate - £46.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Luton +17 5 £335 -10.66% 1
Bedford - 4 £450 - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 28 (90.32%) Ruby
2 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (83.87%) Cucumber
3 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
4 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (58.06%) QA
4 18 (58.06%) BDD
4 18 (58.06%) SoapUI
4 18 (58.06%) API Testing
5 17 (54.84%) SDET
5 17 (54.84%) Selenium
5 17 (54.84%) JIRA
6 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
7 13 (41.94%) Calabash
7 13 (41.94%) C#
8 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
8 12 (38.71%) Xamarin
9 11 (35.48%) Appium
9 11 (35.48%) Perl
9 11 (35.48%) Java
9 11 (35.48%) JUnit
9 11 (35.48%) TestNG
9 11 (35.48%) TeamCity
9 11 (35.48%) JBehave
10 10 (32.26%) WebDriver
10 10 (32.26%) TDD
10 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
10 10 (32.26%) Defect Management
10 10 (32.26%) Feature Driven Development
10 10 (32.26%) SpecFlow

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (9.68%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) Cucumber
2 18 (58.06%) SoapUI
3 17 (54.84%) JIRA
3 17 (54.84%) Selenium
4 13 (41.94%) Calabash
5 11 (35.48%) Appium
5 11 (35.48%) JBehave
5 11 (35.48%) JUnit
5 11 (35.48%) TeamCity
5 11 (35.48%) TestNG
6 10 (32.26%) SpecFlow
6 10 (32.26%) WebDriver
7 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (22.58%) Ant
9 7 (22.58%) Maven
10 4 (12.90%) Capybara
11 1 (3.23%) Mocha
11 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Test Engineer
2 12 (38.71%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Test Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Web Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.90%) REST
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
2 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Android
1 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) Test Automation
3 18 (58.06%) API Testing
3 18 (58.06%) BDD
3 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (32.26%) ATDD
4 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (32.26%) Defect Management
4 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
4 10 (32.26%) Feature Driven Development
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
5 9 (29.03%) Automation Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Ruby
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (35.48%) Java
4 11 (35.48%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 3 (9.68%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (58.06%) QA
2 17 (54.84%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Xamarin
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
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