The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 52 - 72
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 12 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.73% - 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.17% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£335 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
232 244 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.53% 38.43% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 133 249
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £10.82 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Rickmansworth - 6 £333 -
St Albans - 3 - - 2
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) SAS
2 13 (54.17%) Statistics
2 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
2 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
2 13 (54.17%) Predictive Modelling
2 13 (54.17%) Algorithms
3 12 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
3 12 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 12 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 12 (50.00%) Operations Research
3 12 (50.00%) Economics
3 12 (50.00%) ETL
3 12 (50.00%) Teradata
4 11 (45.83%) Informatica
4 11 (45.83%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
5 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) R
7 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (12.50%) Tripwire
9 3 (12.50%) JIRA
9 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 3 (12.50%) SCOM

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (54.17%) SAS
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maya
1 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (8.33%) SNMP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) L2TP
2 1 (4.17%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 12 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 11 (45.83%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.33%) Couchbase
3 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Xcode
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Data Scientist
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Monitoring Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) REST
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Statistics
1 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
1 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
1 13 (54.17%) Algorithms
2 12 (50.00%) Applied Mathematics
2 12 (50.00%) Economics
3 1 (4.17%) Physics
3 1 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Kinect
3 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Predictive Modelling
2 12 (50.00%) Operations Research
2 12 (50.00%) ETL
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Kanban
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.17%) Game Development
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) R
3 5 (20.83%) Ruby
3 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (8.33%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) Lua
7 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) Tcl
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
1 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Teradata
3 11 (45.83%) Informatica
4 3 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 3 (12.50%) Splunk
4 3 (12.50%) McAfee
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) EMC