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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 60 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.39% - 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£270 - £368
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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
340 205 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.82% 39.20% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 116 235
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.06 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £131.00 £40.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 29 August 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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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
St Albans - 4 £450 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 1
Stevenage - - - - 2
Watford - - - - 5
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Predictive Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) Applied Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) SAS
4 5 (31.25%) Economics
4 5 (31.25%) Statistics
4 5 (31.25%) Operations Research
5 4 (25.00%) Teradata
5 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (25.00%) L2TP
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) ADSL
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) IBM
5 4 (25.00%) Informatica
5 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (25.00%) UNIX
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 4 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (31.25%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) ADSL
1 4 (25.00%) L2TP
2 3 (18.75%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Statistics
1 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
1 5 (31.25%) Applied Mathematics
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Economics
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Operations Research
1 5 (31.25%) Predictive Modelling
2 4 (25.00%) ETL
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Memory Management
3 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (18.75%) R
5 2 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) VC++
6 1 (6.25%) Tcl
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 3 (18.75%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Informatica
2 4 (25.00%) Teradata
3 3 (18.75%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) Coverity
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £260.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago