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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 24 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% - 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Python
South East

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
56 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.33% 25.77% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 28
Median daily rate £350 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £403 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Ansible
3 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Ant
4 4 (36.36%) VMS
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) SCOM
4 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Maven
4 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
4 4 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (36.36%) Hudson
4 4 (36.36%) Splunk
4 4 (36.36%) Docker
4 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef

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 5 (45.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Route 53
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FCoE
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Ant
3 4 (36.36%) Hudson
3 4 (36.36%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
4 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Twisted
2 1 (9.09%) ELK Stack
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) VMS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Deployment
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Ansible
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Graphite
3 1 (9.09%) Kibana
3 1 (9.09%) logstash
3 1 (9.09%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) CA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco