The table below looks at the statistics for IronPython skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IronPython over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IronPython
Rank 589 580 548
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Contract jobs citing IronPython 6 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.029% 0.010% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20975 19538 18709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.02% 37.86% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14282 12430 11439
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 572 738
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

IronPython
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IronPython within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

IronPython Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IronPython
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IronPython within the UK.

IronPython Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IronPython
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IronPython 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 IronPython.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
4 2 (33.33%) Modbus
4 2 (33.33%) MQTT
4 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) CAD
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) VC++
5 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) System Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Image Processing

IronPython
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IronPython 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 IronPython. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Modbus
1 2 (33.33%) MQTT
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Python Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) WebSockets
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) VC++