The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 10 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 7.58% 1.98% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 6.06% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
Python
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Welwyn Garden City region.

Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 31.82% 32.67% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 26
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £370 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Welwyn Garden City region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Welwyn Garden City region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) FreeBSD
2 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Salt
3 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (20.00%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (40.00%) Gerrit
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) SCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) FreeBSD
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) AWK
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) F5