The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 21 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Python 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 6.86% 1.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.21% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £215 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.65% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 33 45 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 32.35% 28.48% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 22
Median daily rate £350 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Middlesex

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Middlesex

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Middlesex over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Python.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) Ansible
4 4 (40.00%) Fluentd
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (40.00%) Salt
4 4 (40.00%) Graphite
4 4 (40.00%) InfluxDB
4 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (40.00%) StatsD
4 4 (40.00%) Sensu
4 4 (40.00%) logstash
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 4 (40.00%) Rackspace
4 4 (40.00%) GitHub
4 4 (40.00%) Gradle
4 4 (40.00%) Prometheus
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) InfluxDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Ant
2 4 (40.00%) Gradle
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Sensu
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) D3.js
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Security
2 1 (10.00%) Three.js
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Digital TV
3 1 (10.00%) MPEG
3 1 (10.00%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Ada
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Tcl
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (40.00%) Fluentd
2 4 (40.00%) Graphite
2 4 (40.00%) logstash
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Prometheus
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Salt
2 4 (40.00%) StatsD
2 4 (40.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (10.00%) SaltStack