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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 21 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Python 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.95% 0.91% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.68% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
93 88 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.79% 40.18% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 47
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 August 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 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) SOLID
4 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
4 3 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) OOP
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat

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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Engine Yard
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Heroku
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) WebEx
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) HBase
2 1 (11.11%) Mahout
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cassandra Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Cascading
2 1 (11.11%) MCollective
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Social Network
2 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) BDD
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
1 3 (33.33%) OO
1 3 (33.33%) OOP
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) SOLID
1 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) KVM
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle