The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 August 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 St Albans 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 16.67% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 58.33% 26.67% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 13
Average daily rate £450 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +9.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Python
Top 9 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) L2TP
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source

Python
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 4 (100.00%) ADSL
1 4 (100.00%) L2TP
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (50.00%) Administrator
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) FreeRADIUS