Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing Python 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.39% 8.42% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Bedford median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £480 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.00% +48.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £70.00

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 30.56% 44.21% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 26
Bedford median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +7.48% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £200 £255
90th Percentile £438 £468 £444
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Bedford

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Python.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) Capybara
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDET
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft