The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 3.57% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 67.86% 28.89% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 7
Average daily rate £368 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Python
Top 9 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 22 September 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%) Project Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
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