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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing Python 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 16.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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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
5 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 17.86% 64.00% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate £288 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the St Albans region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Python
Top 6 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C