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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 51 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 16 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.98% 1.47% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.95% 3.95% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.02%
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
269 228 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.21% 37.19% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 123 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 7
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 £35.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £42.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 June 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 June 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 -6 6 £419 +19.64% 1
Stevenage - 4 £225 - 3
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 11 (35.48%) Oracle
5 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
5 10 (32.26%) Perl
5 10 (32.26%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) JIRA
6 9 (29.03%) Selenium
6 9 (29.03%) Ruby
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
6 9 (29.03%) C
6 9 (29.03%) JUnit
6 9 (29.03%) UML
6 9 (29.03%) CSS
6 9 (29.03%) MVC
6 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
6 9 (29.03%) HTML5
6 9 (29.03%) CSS3
6 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.81%) Talend
7 8 (25.81%) Apache Camel
7 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
7 8 (25.81%) PhoneGap
7 8 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (25.81%) MQSeries
7 8 (25.81%) SOA
7 8 (25.81%) OOP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (32.26%) WebLogic
2 8 (25.81%) JBoss
2 8 (25.81%) MQSeries
2 8 (25.81%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.68%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) Kinematics
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Drupal
5 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LDAP
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) DNS
1 3 (9.68%) SSH
2 2 (6.45%) HSUPA
2 2 (6.45%) LTE
2 2 (6.45%) WCDMA
2 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) HSDPA
2 2 (6.45%) GSM
2 2 (6.45%) 3GPP
2 2 (6.45%) WLAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) JIRA
3 9 (29.03%) Selenium
3 9 (29.03%) JUnit
4 8 (25.81%) Ant
4 8 (25.81%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (12.90%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (9.68%) ClearCase
7 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
8 1 (3.23%) GCC
8 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Avionics
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
1 9 (29.03%) CSS
1 9 (29.03%) HTML5
1 9 (29.03%) CSS3
1 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
2 8 (25.81%) Apache Camel
2 8 (25.81%) PhoneGap
2 8 (25.81%) jQuery
2 8 (25.81%) JSON
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.23%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (3.23%) Laravel
5 1 (3.23%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Robotics
3 1 (3.23%) Mechatronics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) VHDL
3 1 (3.23%) Verilog
3 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) HPUX
5 1 (3.23%) SUSE
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
3 9 (29.03%) UML
3 9 (29.03%) MVC
4 8 (25.81%) OOP
4 8 (25.81%) SOA
4 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.45%) Signal Processing
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) Perl
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) C
3 9 (29.03%) Ruby
4 6 (19.35%) Embedded C
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.68%) Bourne shell
6 3 (9.68%) C-shell
6 3 (9.68%) C++
7 2 (6.45%) VC++
7 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.23%) Korn
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VBScript
8 1 (3.23%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) VCAP
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) vSphere
2 4 (12.90%) vCloud
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Talend
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 5 (16.13%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
6 4 (12.90%) Sun
7 3 (9.68%) EMC
8 2 (6.45%) BMC
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) Intel
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.23%) Zend
9 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago