The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Middlesex region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 32.17% 24.46% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) eggPlant

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA