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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 50 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 24 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.83% 1.34% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.14% 3.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
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£413 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -15.49%
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
295 267 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.75% 39.67% 42.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 153 137
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £402 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £21.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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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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
Welwyn Garden City -5 9 £419 +19.64% 1
Stevenage - 5 £225 - 1
Watford - 1 £475 - 2
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (40.00%) Perl
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 10 (28.57%) C
3 10 (28.57%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) UNIX
4 9 (25.71%) vSphere
4 9 (25.71%) Puppet
5 8 (22.86%) vCloud
5 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (20.00%) Subversion
6 7 (20.00%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (17.14%) Oracle
7 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
8 5 (14.29%) HP
8 5 (14.29%) Solaris
8 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
8 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (14.29%) C++
8 5 (14.29%) UML
8 5 (14.29%) CMS
8 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
8 5 (14.29%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 5 (14.29%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) MQSeries
2 3 (8.57%) SAS
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.71%) Kinematics
3 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Drupal
4 1 (2.86%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
1 3 (8.57%) SSH
2 2 (5.71%) HSUPA
2 2 (5.71%) LTE
2 2 (5.71%) WCDMA
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) HSDPA
2 2 (5.71%) GSM
2 2 (5.71%) 3GPP
2 2 (5.71%) WLAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Spotfire
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
4 4 (11.43%) Ant
4 4 (11.43%) JIRA
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium
5 3 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (8.57%) JUnit
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (5.71%) GCC
7 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.86%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Data Modeller
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) MySQL DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) REST
2 4 (11.43%) CSS3
2 4 (11.43%) HTML5
2 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) JSON
3 3 (8.57%) jQuery
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
3 3 (8.57%) PhoneGap
4 2 (5.71%) OpenCV
4 2 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (5.71%) OpenGL
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
5 1 (2.86%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.86%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) VHDL
4 2 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Robotics
4 2 (5.71%) Mechatronics
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (11.43%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) HPUX
5 1 (2.86%) SUSE
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
1 8 (22.86%) DevOps
2 5 (14.29%) UML
3 4 (11.43%) MVC
4 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) SOA
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Mobile Development
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Signal Processing
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.71%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Perl
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) C
3 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 7 (20.00%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) Embedded C
6 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (11.43%) MATLAB
7 4 (11.43%) Ruby
8 3 (8.57%) R
8 3 (8.57%) Bourne shell
8 3 (8.57%) C-shell
9 2 (5.71%) ANSI C
9 2 (5.71%) PHP
9 2 (5.71%) SQL
9 2 (5.71%) VC++
10 1 (2.86%) VBScript
10 1 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) VCAP
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) PhD
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) vSphere
2 8 (22.86%) vCloud
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.71%) Cygwin
6 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (5.71%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) HP
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Sun
5 3 (8.57%) Talend
5 3 (8.57%) EMC
6 2 (5.71%) BMC
6 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Intel
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) Zend
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.86%) hybris
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