The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Welwyn Garden City region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 6.90% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 50.00% 47.22% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 16
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Memory Management
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Tcl
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (75.00%) Memory Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Tcl
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) VC++
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Coverity