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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 45 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 18 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.73% 1.46% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 3.67% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
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£500 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
222 245 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.69% 39.84% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 132 200
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - 7 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 4 £330 -
St Albans - 2 - - 1
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) Ruby
3 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
3 13 (40.63%) Statistics
3 13 (40.63%) JIRA
3 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
3 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
3 13 (40.63%) Predictive Modelling
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) Java
3 13 (40.63%) SAS
3 13 (40.63%) Algorithms
4 12 (37.50%) ETL
4 12 (37.50%) JUnit
4 12 (37.50%) Teradata
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 12 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (37.50%) Selenium
4 12 (37.50%) Applied Mathematics
4 12 (37.50%) Operations Research
4 12 (37.50%) Economics
5 11 (34.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
5 11 (34.38%) HTML5
5 11 (34.38%) Informatica
5 11 (34.38%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
7 9 (28.13%) Apache Camel

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (40.63%) SAS
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
2 9 (28.13%) MQSeries
3 4 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Maya
1 1 (3.13%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
2 11 (34.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) JIRA
2 12 (37.50%) JUnit
2 12 (37.50%) Selenium
3 9 (28.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (28.13%) Ant
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Data Scientist
3 9 (28.13%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modeller
6 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) HTML5
1 11 (34.38%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
2 9 (28.13%) Apache Camel
2 9 (28.13%) CSS3
2 9 (28.13%) PhoneGap
2 9 (28.13%) JSON
2 9 (28.13%) jQuery
2 9 (28.13%) CSS
2 9 (28.13%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Statistics
1 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
1 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
1 13 (40.63%) Algorithms
2 12 (37.50%) Applied Mathematics
2 12 (37.50%) Economics
3 1 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (3.13%) Kinect
3 1 (3.13%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
3 1 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
1 4 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
1 13 (40.63%) Predictive Modelling
2 12 (37.50%) ETL
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Operations Research
3 9 (28.13%) Unit Testing
3 9 (28.13%) SOA
3 9 (28.13%) UML
3 9 (28.13%) OOP
3 9 (28.13%) MVC
4 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) TDD
5 3 (9.38%) Pair Programming
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Kanban
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) Ruby
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) R
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) C++
6 3 (9.38%) Scala
6 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) Teradata
3 11 (34.38%) Informatica
4 9 (28.13%) Talend
5 3 (9.38%) McAfee
5 3 (9.38%) Splunk
5 3 (9.38%) Tripwire
6 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) Google