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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 59 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 13 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.53% - 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% - 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
Average daily rate
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£285 - £444
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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
361 174 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.47% 35.58% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 96 231
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - - 5
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) SAS
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Statistics
3 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
3 9 (39.13%) Predictive Modelling
3 9 (39.13%) Algorithms
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (34.78%) Hadoop
4 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
4 8 (34.78%) Applied Mathematics
4 8 (34.78%) Operations Research
4 8 (34.78%) Economics
4 8 (34.78%) Teradata
4 8 (34.78%) Informatica
4 8 (34.78%) ETL
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
6 4 (17.39%) R
6 4 (17.39%) Subversion
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) ADSL
6 4 (17.39%) L2TP
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) McAfee
7 3 (13.04%) Intel

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (39.13%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) ADSL
1 4 (17.39%) L2TP
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle Database
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle ODI
1 8 (34.78%) Hadoop
2 7 (30.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Data Scientist
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Statistics
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
1 9 (39.13%) Algorithms
2 8 (34.78%) Mathematics
2 8 (34.78%) Applied Mathematics
2 8 (34.78%) Economics
3 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Predictive Modelling
2 8 (34.78%) Operations Research
2 8 (34.78%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.04%) Memory Management
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 4 (17.39%) R
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (8.70%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Tcl
6 1 (4.35%) VC++
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Teradata
2 8 (34.78%) Informatica
3 3 (13.04%) McAfee
3 3 (13.04%) Intel
3 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 3 (13.04%) Tripwire
3 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Coverity