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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 6.06% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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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
21 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 63.64% 52.38% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Average daily rate £363 £405 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +19.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £360 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £432 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Maya
3 1 (33.33%) 3ds Max
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Kinect
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics

Python
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Maya
1 1 (33.33%) 3ds Max
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (33.33%) Kinect
1 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Game Development
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe