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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 44 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 15 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.39% 0.92% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.41% 2.94% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £450 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £343 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
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
234 204 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.32% 31.38% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 109 162
Median daily rate £425 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 8
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £22.95 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.05 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
St Albans - 3 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 - - 3
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 2
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 26 (56.52%) Ruby
2 25 (54.35%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) Linux
3 24 (52.17%) PHP
4 23 (50.00%) SQL
5 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
5 19 (41.30%) Puppet
5 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (39.13%) Ansible
7 16 (34.78%) MySQL
8 15 (32.61%) Unix
9 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
9 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (28.26%) MATLAB
10 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (26.09%) Firewall
11 12 (26.09%) Oracle
11 12 (26.09%) Web Services
11 12 (26.09%) Retail
11 12 (26.09%) DevOps
12 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
12 11 (23.91%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
13 10 (21.74%) R
14 9 (19.57%) Magento
14 9 (19.57%) Software Delivery
14 9 (19.57%) Algorithms
14 9 (19.57%) Translating Business Requirements

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 9 (19.57%) Drupal
1 9 (19.57%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.22%) nginx
3 5 (10.87%) Apache
4 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.35%) SAS
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) Slack
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) DHCP
2 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (2.17%) BGP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) OSPF
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) MySQL
2 13 (28.26%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (19.57%) DB2
5 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.35%) Redis
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.17%) Big Data
7 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.57%) Ant
2 9 (19.57%) Subversion
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.52%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.17%) Emacs
6 1 (2.17%) GCC
6 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (26.09%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (19.57%) Unix Architect
4 7 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) MATLAB Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.70%) MATLAB Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.35%) Python Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) RESTful
3 7 (15.22%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (10.87%) LAMP
5 4 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (6.52%) Django
7 2 (4.35%) CSS
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) JSON
7 2 (4.35%) Middleware
7 2 (4.35%) Pyramid
7 2 (4.35%) REST
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.17%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Unix
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (19.57%) AIX
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 12 (26.09%) DevOps
3 11 (23.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 9 (19.57%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 9 (19.57%) Software Delivery
5 9 (19.57%) Translating Business Requirements
6 8 (17.39%) API Development
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) Open Source
8 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.35%) TDD
10 1 (2.17%) Computer Architecture
10 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.17%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.17%) Predictive Modelling
10 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Ruby
2 25 (54.35%) Java
3 24 (52.17%) PHP
4 23 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (28.26%) MATLAB
6 10 (21.74%) R
7 9 (19.57%) Perl
8 3 (6.52%) C
8 3 (6.52%) C++
9 2 (4.35%) Go
9 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.35%) Jython
9 2 (4.35%) Lua
9 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) C#
10 1 (2.17%) Clojure
10 1 (2.17%) Groovy
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) MISRA
1 1 (2.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Docker
2 4 (8.70%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.17%) Cygwin
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (41.30%) Puppet
2 18 (39.13%) Ansible
3 5 (10.87%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) Nessus
4 1 (2.17%) Packer
4 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) hybris
2 9 (19.57%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) Teradata
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase
6 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.17%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) xMatters
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Elevate Direct
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago