Python Usage Statistics

beliavsky at aol.com beliavsky at aol.com
Wed Sep 1 19:04:55 CEST 2004


anandpillai at letterboxes.org (Anand Pillai) wrote in message news:<bba535b4.0408310322.248af2b0 at posting.google.com>...
> Hi Folks 
> 
>      (posting after a loooong time...)
> 
>     I have been contracted by an Indian publisher to author an
> introductory text book on Python. As a part of the introductory
> chapter, I thought it would be a good idea to present a number, a
> round-about figure on the approximate *actual* usage of Python out
> there in number of developers and/or installations.

See SkillMarket at http://mshiltonj.com/sm/categories/languages/ .
Polling jobs listed at dice.com , the # of job openings by language on
9/1/2004 were (in descending order)

9216   sql
7722   java
5007   c++
3351   vb
2508   perl
1804   assembly
1723   c#
905    cobol
838    tech writer
268    powerbuilder
266    php
225    cf (cold fusion)
189    python
150    fortran
144    ada
38     ruby



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