Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 31 72
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 48 64 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.29% 5.15% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.84% 13.53% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £307
90th Percentile £600 £588 £481
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +19.05% -3.08%
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 488 473 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.45% 38.08% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 289 208
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +10.34%
10th Percentile £240 £275 £274
90th Percentile £569 £575 £517
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £45.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% -9.09% +52.31%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.71 £13.65
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.08 £53.00
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Hertfordshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire.

Contractor 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 23 June 2018. 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
Welwyn Garden City -13 10 £275 -19.12% 4
Watford -3 8 £475 +11.76% 5
Hemel Hempstead -7 7 £400 +6.67% 2
Stevenage -10 4 £300 - 5
St Albans +2 3 £475 -5.00% 5
Hatfield -5 3 £525 +29.63% 4
Borehamwood - 2 £400 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 24 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
3 16 (33.33%) Big Data
4 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 13 (27.08%) Firewall
5 13 (27.08%) DevOps
5 13 (27.08%) Hadoop
5 13 (27.08%) Data Science
6 12 (25.00%) Puppet
6 12 (25.00%) Apache Spark
7 11 (22.92%) R
7 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
8 10 (20.83%) SSL
8 10 (20.83%) Ruby
8 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 10 (20.83%) Scala
8 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 9 (18.75%) Machine Learning
9 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
9 9 (18.75%) Apache Hive
9 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
9 9 (18.75%) Retail
10 8 (16.67%) Open Source
10 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
10 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (16.67%) MapReduce
10 8 (16.67%) Apache Pig
10 8 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling

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 12 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 5 (10.42%) Apache
3 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.42%) OpenStack
4 4 (8.33%) nginx
5 2 (4.17%) Confluence
5 2 (4.17%) Jupyter
5 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (6.25%) Stackdriver
4 2 (4.17%) GitHub
5 1 (2.08%) Akamai
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Firewall
2 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
3 10 (20.83%) SSL
4 5 (10.42%) DNS
5 4 (8.33%) HTTP
5 4 (8.33%) HTTPS
6 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.25%) Wireless
7 2 (4.17%) BGP
7 2 (4.17%) DHCP
7 2 (4.17%) OSPF
8 1 (2.08%) 802.11
8 1 (2.08%) Broadband
8 1 (2.08%) DWDM
8 1 (2.08%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) LAN
8 1 (2.08%) MPLS
8 1 (2.08%) SNMP
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Big Data
2 13 (27.08%) Hadoop
3 9 (18.75%) Apache Hive
4 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.25%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.17%) DB2
7 2 (4.17%) Looker
7 2 (4.17%) OLAP
7 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.08%) Mocha
6 1 (2.08%) MSI
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.08%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (6.25%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Data Scientist
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Scientist
5 4 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Data Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (10.42%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (10.42%) Node.js
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 2 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (4.17%) TensorFlow
4 2 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.08%) Chai
5 1 (2.08%) Deeplearning4j
5 1 (2.08%) MXNet
5 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (2.08%) OpenCV
5 1 (2.08%) React
5 1 (2.08%) REST
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.08%) Theano
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.25%) FMCG
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
5 2 (4.17%) ASIC
5 2 (4.17%) Clustering
5 2 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (4.17%) Fintech
6 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.08%) Blog
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (2.08%) PACS
6 1 (2.08%) Podcast
6 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (8.33%) CentOS
4 3 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Debian
5 1 (2.08%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Data Science
1 13 (27.08%) DevOps
2 9 (18.75%) Machine Learning
2 9 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 8 (16.67%) MapReduce
3 8 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
3 8 (16.67%) Open Source
4 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.58%) Validation
5 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 6 (12.50%) ETL
5 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.42%) Human Resource Management
6 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (8.33%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 11 (22.92%) R
4 10 (20.83%) Bash Shell
4 10 (20.83%) Ruby
4 10 (20.83%) Scala
5 7 (14.58%) Perl
6 6 (12.50%) C
6 6 (12.50%) C++
6 6 (12.50%) PHP
7 4 (8.33%) C#
7 4 (8.33%) VBA
8 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.17%) Go
9 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.17%) RHCE
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) CCNP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Ceph
2 1 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.58%) Ansible
4 5 (10.42%) Salt
5 4 (8.33%) Kibana
5 4 (8.33%) logstash
6 3 (6.25%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.08%) Grafana
7 1 (2.08%) HP ALM
7 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Google
2 5 (10.42%) F5
2 5 (10.42%) Percona
3 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) New Relic
3 4 (8.33%) Splunk
3 4 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.17%) Cognos
5 2 (4.17%) hybris
5 2 (4.17%) Intershop
5 2 (4.17%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Tableau
6 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) HP