The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 55 59 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.84% 1.10% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.28% 3.43% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 233 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.67% 31.92% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 159
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 14
Median hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Welwyn Garden City +6 3 £400 +45.45% 1
St Albans 0 1 - - 1
Stevenage 0 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) ANSI C
4 2 (22.22%) SpaceWire
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Kinematics
4 2 (22.22%) Robotics
4 2 (22.22%) Mechatronics
4 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) OpenCV
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Avionics
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) Cygwin
4 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (22.22%) GCC
4 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Windows

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (22.22%) Kinematics
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) SpaceWire
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) GCC
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Avionics
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Django Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (22.22%) Django
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
1 2 (22.22%) OpenCV
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
3 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (22.22%) Mechatronics
3 2 (22.22%) Robotics
3 2 (22.22%) VHDL
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Clustering
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) FreeBSD
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Signal Processing
2 2 (22.22%) SysML
2 2 (22.22%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) CMMI
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) ANSI C
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) AWK
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 8583
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Cygwin
2 1 (11.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) F5
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Teradata
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