Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 11 December 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 23 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 8.68% 5.88% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.08% 21.18% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 3
Luton median daily rate £475 £480 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% - +9.71%
10th Percentile £279 £425 £358
90th Percentile £600 £625 £496
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £478 £450
% change year-on-year -5.76% +6.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Luton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 74 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 27.92% 27.78% 28.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 70 52
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £280 £362 £313
90th Percentile £600 £619 £501
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +323.17% -76.32%
10th Percentile £49.50 £50.78 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.78 £12.50
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.39 £12.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% +278.25% -70.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Luton

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Luton

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Luton over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Luton

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (56.52%) Big Data
3 12 (52.17%) Apache Spark
4 10 (43.48%) Data Science
4 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (30.43%) Kafka
7 7 (30.43%) Impala
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
8 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
8 6 (26.09%) Retail
9 5 (21.74%) Ruby
9 5 (21.74%) JIRA
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
9 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
9 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
9 5 (21.74%) Confluence
9 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
9 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (21.74%) Oozie

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (52.17%) Apache Spark
2 5 (21.74%) Confluence
3 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.70%) Apache
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (8.70%) Luigi
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) 3ds Max
1 3 (13.04%) Maya
1 3 (13.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon EMR
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.35%) SMTP
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) Big Data
2 10 (43.48%) Hadoop
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (30.43%) Impala
6 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
6 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon Athena
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
7 5 (21.74%) Apache Kudu
7 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (21.74%) OLTP
8 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (8.70%) Presto
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Artifactory
1 5 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
1 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Big Data Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Big Data Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Data Architect
3 5 (21.74%) Data Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) AWS Architect
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Games Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) 3D Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Augmented Reality Developer
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Unity 3D Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Virtual Reality Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Kafka
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) J2EE
3 3 (13.04%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (8.70%) MLlib
4 2 (8.70%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.04%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Data Science
2 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 4 (17.39%) Data Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (17.39%) Thought Leadership
5 3 (13.04%) Decision-Making
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Programming
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 3 (13.04%) Physics
5 3 (13.04%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
3 5 (21.74%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Lua
6 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Apache Flume
1 5 (21.74%) HDFS
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Ansible
1 5 (21.74%) Oozie
1 5 (21.74%) Terraform
2 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless