The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South East / Middlesex
Rank 15 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.17% 5.33% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.15% 17.02% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £295 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.50% 31.33% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 36
Median daily rate £350 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Python.

1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) Tcl
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Ada
3 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Puppet
4 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) Ansible
5 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) Rackspace
6 3 (18.75%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) GitHub
6 3 (18.75%) Gradle
6 3 (18.75%) Salt
6 3 (18.75%) Sensu
6 3 (18.75%) logstash
6 3 (18.75%) OpenStack

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) GitHub
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) HTTP
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
1 3 (18.75%) InfluxDB
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Ant
2 3 (18.75%) Gradle
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Sensu
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Security
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Digital TV
2 1 (6.25%) MPEG
2 1 (6.25%) STB
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) AOP
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) Ada
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Tcl
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) ABAP
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 3 (18.75%) Fluentd
3 3 (18.75%) Graphite
3 3 (18.75%) logstash
3 3 (18.75%) Salt
3 3 (18.75%) StatsD
3 3 (18.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Rackspace
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SaltStack
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
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