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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 53 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.73% 0.79% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.16% 2.09% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
213 287 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.49% 37.76% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 156 151
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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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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
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £363 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £275 -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) JIRA
4 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 12 (44.44%) Ruby
4 12 (44.44%) JUnit
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) HTML5
5 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (40.74%) WebLogic
6 10 (37.04%) CSS
6 10 (37.04%) MVC
6 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
6 10 (37.04%) CSS3
6 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
7 9 (33.33%) Apache Camel
7 9 (33.33%) PhoneGap
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (33.33%) Talend
7 9 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 9 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 9 (33.33%) jQuery
7 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 9 (33.33%) JSON
7 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (33.33%) Ant

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 11 (40.74%) WebLogic
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (33.33%) JBoss
2 9 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 4 (14.81%) SAS
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) Drupal
5 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maya
1 1 (3.70%) 3ds Max
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
1 3 (11.11%) SSH
2 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Couchbase
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) JIRA
2 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 12 (44.44%) JUnit
3 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
4 9 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (33.33%) Ant
5 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3D Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) HTML5
2 10 (37.04%) CSS
2 10 (37.04%) CSS3
2 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
3 9 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 9 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) JSON
3 9 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.70%) Laravel
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Applied Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Statistics
2 4 (14.81%) Economics
2 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Kinect
4 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.70%) Verilog
4 1 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Solaris
3 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
4 9 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 9 (33.33%) UML
4 9 (33.33%) OOP
4 9 (33.33%) SOA
5 4 (14.81%) Operations Research
5 4 (14.81%) ETL
5 4 (14.81%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 3 (11.11%) BDD
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Ruby
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) C++
3 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 5 (18.52%) C
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) R
5 3 (11.11%) Bourne shell
5 3 (11.11%) C-shell
5 3 (11.11%) Scala
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.41%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.70%) VBScript
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Lua
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) vSphere
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Talend
3 4 (14.81%) Teradata
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) Sun
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) Informatica
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) BMC
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Adobe
6 1 (3.70%) Zend
6 1 (3.70%) Atlassian