The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 2.13% 4.65% 8.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 11.76% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Programming Languages Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
7 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 14.89% 39.53% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 25
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Hounslow region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Python
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) GDB
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Opsview
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GDB
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware