The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 6 12 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Python 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 16.67% 1.69% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £340 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 22 15 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 40.74% 25.42% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Median daily rate £395 £345 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.49% -8.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.23 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Welwyn Garden City

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Welwyn Garden City over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Welwyn Garden City

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Python.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Apache
2 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
3 8 (66.67%) Clustering
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) SSL
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) Puppet
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) C
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) LAMP
6 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) Front Office
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) RHCE
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (16.67%) Salt
8 2 (16.67%) Docker
8 2 (16.67%) High Availability
8 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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 9 (75.00%) Apache
1 9 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) SSL
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (41.67%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (8.33%) Pyramid
3 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (75.00%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) Ruby
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Go
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Lua
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Salt