Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 January 2021 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 27 57
Rank change year-on-year -15 +30 -16
Contract jobs citing Python 7 64 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.52% 5.13% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 14.22% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 42 19
Median daily rate £440 £445 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% +22.76% -23.68%
10th Percentile £433 £387 £250
90th Percentile £640 £575 £569
East of England median daily rate £448 £468 £425
% change year-on-year -4.28% +10.00% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -27.78% +5.88% +4.94%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 165 450 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 35.79% 36.09% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 239 293
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £267 £285 £265
90th Percentile £621 £565 £556
East of England median daily rate £434 £425 £434
% change year-on-year +2.06% -2.02% +5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 13
Median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -22.22% +157.14%
10th Percentile £18.88 £29.35 £17.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.45 £52.00
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27% +10.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +17 4 - - 4
Welwyn Garden City +7 1 £675 -
Stevenage 0 1 £440 -24.14%
Potters Bar - 1 - -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) Magento
3 3 (42.86%) AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Data Science
4 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SpeedCurve
4 2 (28.57%) Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
4 2 (28.57%) Tableau
4 2 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) hybris
4 2 (28.57%) Fredhopper
4 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 2 (28.57%) FMCG
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Spotfire

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) Apache Solr
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
1 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Magento
2 2 (28.57%) Fredhopper
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 2 (28.57%) GCP
2 2 (28.57%) SpeedCurve
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon Cognito
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) Power Platform
3 1 (14.29%) Route 53
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
3 1 (14.29%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) Impala
1 2 (28.57%) Spotfire
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Bigtable
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (14.29%) Data Lake
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Parquet
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 2 (28.57%) WebPageTest
3 1 (14.29%) CircleCI
3 1 (14.29%) GitLab
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Terragrunt
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Keras
1 1 (14.29%) PyTorch
1 1 (14.29%) TensorFlow
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Statistics
2 3 (42.86%) Data Science
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Deep Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) AWK
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Go
4 1 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Grafana
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Oozie
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Salt
2 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) AppDynamics
1 2 (28.57%) Dynatrace
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) hybris
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) New Relic
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) Incapsula
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) StreamSets
2 1 (14.29%) Xerox