Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 15 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 5.86% 6.11% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.05% 17.43% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 3
Middlesex median daily rate £421 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% -7.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £362 £343 £413
90th Percentile £480 £496 £438
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year -3.61% -10.27% +42.31%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 88 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 34.38% 35.05% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 36
Middlesex median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £315 £303 £263
90th Percentile £488 £503 £438
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Middlesex median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -31.82% +10.00%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.76% +7.19% +13.33%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) Docker
3 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
4 4 (26.67%) Rackspace
5 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (20.00%) Ansible
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (13.33%) GIS
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Maven

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 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) GIS
1 2 (13.33%) InfluxDB
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Spatial Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) Gradle
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) GIS Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) Kafka
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Sensu
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) STL
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) XSL
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) R
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) GISP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (20.00%) Ansible
3 2 (13.33%) Fluentd
3 2 (13.33%) Graphite
3 2 (13.33%) logstash
3 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Prometheus
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Salt
3 2 (13.33%) StatsD
3 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Rackspace
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
3 2 (13.33%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) Civica
4 1 (6.67%) ESRI
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) TOWER Software