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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 13 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Python 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 10.81% 4.08% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.51% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£419 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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%
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
39 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 52.70% 38.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 13
Average daily rate £325 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 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 31 August 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) vCloud
3 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (40.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) VCAP
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
4 1 (10.00%) SUSE
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (20.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) VCAP
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp