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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 18 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.53% 2.50% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 7.69% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £355 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +49.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £402 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.85% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
66 52 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 45.21% 32.50% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -1.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) HTTP
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) C++
4 8 (40.00%) Perl
4 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) C
6 6 (30.00%) C#
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Ada
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) Tcl
6 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) Big Data
8 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) Puppet
9 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
9 3 (15.00%) DevOps

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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) WebEx
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) DVB
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) HBase
4 1 (5.00%) Mahout
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
1 1 (5.00%) Publishing
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cassandra Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) Cascading
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Digital TV
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) MPEG
2 1 (5.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
2 1 (5.00%) Social Network
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) STB
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Microservices
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) SOLID
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C++
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 7 (35.00%) C
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Ada
4 6 (30.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) Tcl
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) ABAP
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) R
7 1 (5.00%) Scala
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) KVM
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware