Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +22
Contract jobs citing Python 10 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.59% 8.57% 4.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.41% 28.72% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 2
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.76% -0.35%
10th Percentile £334 £355 £331
90th Percentile £495 £500 £383
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +24.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 49 94 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 22.48% 29.84% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 76 40
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £359 £316 £308
90th Percentile £520 £534 £503
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £381
% change year-on-year - +11.48% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.39 £47.50
% change year-on-year +10.16% -4.44% +11.76%

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Luton

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 Luton region with a requirement for Python.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Ansible
5 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 3 (30.00%) Oozie
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) Impala
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (30.00%) Data Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Kudu
5 3 (30.00%) Terraform
5 3 (30.00%) HDFS
5 3 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) Kafka
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Flume
5 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell

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 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) FTP
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) SSH
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Kudu
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Impala
3 3 (30.00%) OLTP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
1 3 (30.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Programming
2 3 (30.00%) OOP
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
2 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
1 3 (30.00%) HDFS
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (30.00%) Oozie
2 3 (30.00%) Terraform
3 2 (20.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft