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 27 June 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
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Python 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 16.36% 9.52% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.50% 26.09% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £325 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £307 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £385 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% +6.16%  

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 24 23 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 43.64% 36.51% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 26
Median daily rate £325 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +16.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £289 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £439 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 11 (68.75%) Perl
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Apache
3 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
4 7 (43.75%) Clustering
4 7 (43.75%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Puppet
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
8 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (18.75%) Splunk
8 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Threat Intelligence
8 3 (18.75%) Programme Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (18.75%) Retail
8 3 (18.75%) LAMP

Python
Co-occurring 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) SSL
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) ICMP
3 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) ATM
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (6.25%) Metasploit
1 1 (6.25%) OllyDbg
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Malware Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Malware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (18.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (6.25%) EPoS
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) VMS
4 1 (6.25%) Kali Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Case Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Perl
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (50.00%) Ruby
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) GCIA
2 2 (12.50%) GCIH
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) CSIRT
3 1 (6.25%) EnCase
3 1 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 2 (12.50%) NetWitness
2 2 (12.50%) Qualys
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) Toshiba