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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 29 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 26 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.42% 0.51% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.98% 1.70% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £368 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £508 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +18.24%

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
186 176 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.63% 29.98% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 91 115
Median daily rate £450 £338 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £30.00 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 - 8 £625 -
St Albans +9 3 - - 4
Stevenage -4 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 29 (61.70%) Java
1 29 (61.70%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) Ruby
3 21 (44.68%) Puppet
3 21 (44.68%) MySQL
4 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 18 (38.30%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (36.17%) Firewall
5 17 (36.17%) Ansible
6 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (31.91%) DevOps
8 14 (29.79%) PHP
8 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
8 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
9 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
9 13 (27.66%) Perl
10 12 (25.53%) Unix
11 11 (23.40%) LAMP
11 11 (23.40%) Apache
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (21.28%) LAPP Stack
12 10 (21.28%) C
12 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
12 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
14 8 (17.02%) Magento
14 8 (17.02%) Software Delivery

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 14 (29.79%) Tomcat
2 11 (23.40%) Apache
3 8 (17.02%) Drupal
4 7 (14.89%) nginx
5 2 (4.26%) Confluence
5 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Doxygen
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Magento
2 2 (4.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) GitHub
2 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) Firewall
2 6 (12.77%) SSL
2 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) HTTP
5 2 (4.26%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) BGP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.13%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) OSPF
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) MySQL
2 18 (38.30%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (17.02%) DB2
4 4 (8.51%) Big Data
5 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.26%) Redis
7 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) Ant
2 8 (17.02%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.26%) FishEye
5 2 (4.26%) Hudson
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.13%) Emacs
6 1 (2.13%) GCC
6 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Python Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Unix Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Django Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) MATLAB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) LAMP
2 10 (21.28%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (14.89%) Django
3 7 (14.89%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (8.51%) jQuery
5 3 (6.38%) Web Services
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) JSON
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware
6 2 (4.26%) Pyramid
6 2 (4.26%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.13%) POSIX
7 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 5 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Unix
3 10 (21.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (17.02%) AIX
5 7 (14.89%) Windows
6 3 (6.38%) Solaris
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) DevOps
2 13 (27.66%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (19.15%) Mentoring
4 9 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.02%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 8 (17.02%) Software Delivery
5 8 (17.02%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) High Availability
8 2 (4.26%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.26%) Scrum
8 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) Ruby
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 14 (29.79%) PHP
5 13 (27.66%) Perl
6 10 (21.28%) Bash Shell
6 10 (21.28%) C
7 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.51%) C++
8 4 (8.51%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.26%) Go
9 2 (4.26%) Jython
9 2 (4.26%) Lua
9 2 (4.26%) R
9 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) MISRA
1 1 (2.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (10.64%) Virtual Servers
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.13%) Cygwin
3 1 (2.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) Puppet
2 17 (36.17%) Ansible
3 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.64%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) Salt
6 1 (2.13%) Nessus
6 1 (2.13%) Packer
6 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) hybris
2 8 (17.02%) IBM
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata
5 1 (2.13%) xMatters
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