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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 34 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 29 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.84% 1.88% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.63% 5.58% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 13
Median daily rate £438 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £405 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
301 251 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.81% 33.69% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 116 248
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.65 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Watford +2 11 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 3 £325 -21.21%
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Stevenage +7 1 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) Ruby
3 21 (46.67%) Linux
4 20 (44.44%) PHP
4 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 19 (42.22%) Java
6 17 (37.78%) Puppet
7 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (33.33%) Unix
9 14 (31.11%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (28.89%) Ansible
10 13 (28.89%) MATLAB
10 13 (28.89%) Firewall
10 13 (28.89%) Retail
11 12 (26.67%) Web Services
11 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (26.67%) Oracle
11 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
11 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
12 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
13 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (22.22%) R
13 10 (22.22%) Subversion
13 10 (22.22%) Ant
13 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (20.00%) IBM
14 9 (20.00%) MySQL
14 9 (20.00%) DB2
14 9 (20.00%) AIX

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 12 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 9 (20.00%) Drupal
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) SAS
4 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Slack
3 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) Firewall
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) BGP
3 1 (2.22%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.22%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.22%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) LAN
3 1 (2.22%) OSPF
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (20.00%) DB2
3 9 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 10 (22.22%) Ant
2 10 (22.22%) Subversion
3 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.44%) ClearQuest
5 2 (4.44%) Gerrit
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.22%) Emacs
6 1 (2.22%) GCC
6 1 (2.22%) Hudson
6 1 (2.22%) Maven
6 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (28.89%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) French Language
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (20.00%) Unix Architect
3 5 (11.11%) MATLAB Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) MATLAB Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) SCM Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Sybase Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) Web Services
2 8 (17.78%) RESTful
3 3 (6.67%) Django
4 2 (4.44%) LAMP
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.22%) POSIX
5 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) FMCG
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Unix
3 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.00%) AIX
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Debian
6 1 (2.22%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.22%) VMS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 9 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (17.78%) API Development
6 7 (15.56%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Web Application Development
9 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Open Source
10 1 (2.22%) Computer Architecture
10 1 (2.22%) IC Design
10 1 (2.22%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (2.22%) Scrum
10 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) Ruby
3 20 (44.44%) PHP
4 19 (42.22%) Java
5 13 (28.89%) MATLAB
6 10 (22.22%) R
7 7 (15.56%) Perl
8 4 (8.89%) C
9 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.44%) C#
10 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.44%) Jython
11 1 (2.22%) AWK
11 1 (2.22%) C++
11 1 (2.22%) Clojure
11 1 (2.22%) Groovy
11 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 8583
1 1 (2.22%) MISRA
1 1 (2.22%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.22%) iptables
2 1 (2.22%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) Puppet
2 14 (31.11%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (28.89%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Salt
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) hybris
2 9 (20.00%) IBM
3 8 (17.78%) Teradata
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.22%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Splunk
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