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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 51 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 3 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 2.20% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 6.67% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate £438 £500 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
174 210 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.21% 33.07% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 153
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage - 2 £525 -
St Albans 0 1 £350 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) OOP
1 4 (36.36%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) hybris
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Magento
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) Django
3 2 (18.18%) Drupal
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) Drupal
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Kinematics
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) GCC
3 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Avionics
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Scripter
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modeller
3 1 (9.09%) Django Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) OpenCV
2 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Mechatronics
2 1 (9.09%) Robotics
2 1 (9.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) CMMI
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
3 1 (9.09%) SysML
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) ANSI C
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) hybris
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
Hertfordshire
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 28 days ago