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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 40 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Python 15 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.39% 1.60% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.43% 4.98% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £225 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £419 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
178 261 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.34% 32.02% 36.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 126 123
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.94 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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
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 25 June 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
Welwyn Garden City +7 6 £325 -21.21% 1
Hertford - 2 - -
Watford - 2 - - 1
Stevenage +2 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 6 (33.33%) Retail
4 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 5 (27.78%) R
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) Teradata
5 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) API Development
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 3 (16.67%) Puppet
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) Unix
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (16.67%) Apache
7 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
7 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
7 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering

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 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Kinematics
2 1 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) SpaceWire
2 1 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 2 (11.11%) Gerrit
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) GCC
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Avionics
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Administrator
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (11.11%) MATLAB Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) SCM Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) C Programmer
3 1 (5.56%) Development Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Django
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (5.56%) OpenCV
4 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
3 2 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Mechatronics
4 1 (5.56%) Robotics
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) VMS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) API Development
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) SysML
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Ruby
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) R
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) ANSI C
6 1 (5.56%) AWK
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Cygwin
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Salt
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
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