Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 40 43
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +31
Contract jobs citing Python 41 63 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.86% 4.11% 3.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.69% 10.77% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 22
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £470 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.87% +1.62% +32.14%
10th Percentile £250 £358 £313
90th Percentile £569 £604 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £441
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.16% +10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £36.30 £41.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £45.75
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.06% +5.10% +1.62%

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 472 585 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.89% 38.16% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 315 307
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £559 £588 £540
East of England median daily rate £435 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +4.19% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -45.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £18.85 £10.63 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +7.69%

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 22 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 January 2019. 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
Hatfield +10 7 £550 - 17
Stevenage -6 6 £638 +31.44% 10
Welwyn Garden City -1 4 £338 -35.71% 1
Waltham Cross - 4 £300 -
Watford -9 2 £363 -19.44% 5
Hemel Hempstead -2 1 - - 3
Rickmansworth -6 1 - -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Perl
4 10 (24.39%) DevOps
5 9 (21.95%) Unix
5 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.51%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
7 7 (17.07%) DHCP
7 7 (17.07%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
7 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Puppet
8 6 (14.63%) 4G
8 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (14.63%) 5G
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.63%) SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Java
9 5 (12.20%) C
9 5 (12.20%) ClearCase
9 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
9 5 (12.20%) 3GPP
9 5 (12.20%) VoIP
9 5 (12.20%) Wireless
9 5 (12.20%) VMware
9 5 (12.20%) Perforce
9 5 (12.20%) Subversion
9 5 (12.20%) Terraform
9 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell

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 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) Jupyter
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
4 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (17.07%) DHCP
3 6 (14.63%) 4G
3 6 (14.63%) 5G
4 5 (12.20%) 3GPP
4 5 (12.20%) LTE
4 5 (12.20%) VoIP
4 5 (12.20%) Wireless
5 4 (9.76%) HTTP
5 4 (9.76%) IGMP
5 4 (9.76%) Internet
5 4 (9.76%) PBX
5 4 (9.76%) RTCP
5 4 (9.76%) RTP
5 4 (9.76%) SNMP
5 4 (9.76%) VLAN
5 4 (9.76%) Wireshark
6 3 (7.32%) 3G
6 3 (7.32%) DNS
6 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) HBase
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) OLAP
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) Sqoop
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) ClearCase
2 5 (12.20%) Subversion
3 4 (9.76%) GDB
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 4 (9.76%) Valgrind
3 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.44%) Checkstyle
6 1 (2.44%) Cobertura
6 1 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (2.44%) jMock
6 1 (2.44%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Python Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
3 4 (9.76%) C Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Unix Support
3 4 (9.76%) Unix Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) VoIP Developer
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Big Data Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Data Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Data Scientist
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) FreeSWITCH
1 4 (9.76%) XML
2 2 (4.88%) Anaconda
2 2 (4.88%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Tez
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) Kafka
2 2 (4.88%) ODBC
2 2 (4.88%) TensorFlow
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) wxPython
2 2 (4.88%) YAML
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) boto
3 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) REST
3 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Fintech
1 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
2 1 (2.44%) FMCG
2 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Unix
3 8 (19.51%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) DevOps
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) Data Science
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
6 3 (7.32%) Machine Learning
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Network Virtualisation
6 3 (7.32%) SDLC
6 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.88%) Analytics
7 2 (4.88%) Critical Thinking
7 2 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.88%) Open Source
7 2 (4.88%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Perl
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
3 5 (12.20%) C
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) C++
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) Go
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.32%) R
5 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.32%) VBA
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (4.88%) VBScript
7 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) Tcl
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) AWS Certification
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) CDISC
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.44%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
1 5 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (9.76%) KVM
2 4 (9.76%) VirtualBox
3 3 (7.32%) Docker
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Flume
4 2 (4.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (4.88%) HDFS
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) Terraform
3 2 (4.88%) Ambari
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.88%) Oozie
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.44%) Kibana
4 1 (2.44%) logstash
4 1 (2.44%) Mesos
4 1 (2.44%) Rancher
4 1 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Perforce
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.76%) NetApp
4 3 (7.32%) Sybase
5 2 (4.88%) Alteryx
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
5 2 (4.88%) Hortonworks
5 2 (4.88%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (4.88%) Tableau
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.44%) Dell
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) New Relic
6 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.44%) Splunk