The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£270 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
Python Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
419 349 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.11% 93.82% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 155 176
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 88
Average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £57.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python Developer across the Cambridge region.

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer across the Cambridge region.

Python Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) HTTP
2 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 9 (42.86%) XML
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) JSON
2 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
2 9 (42.86%) Twisted
2 9 (42.86%) DevOps
3 8 (38.10%) Docker
3 8 (38.10%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
3 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
3 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 7 (33.33%) Big Data
5 6 (28.57%) D3.js
5 6 (28.57%) Splunk
5 6 (28.57%) SVG
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) IIS
5 6 (28.57%) OO
5 6 (28.57%) OOD
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Qt
5 6 (28.57%) Visualisation

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
1 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (33.33%) Big Data
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) XML
1 9 (42.86%) JSON
1 9 (42.86%) Twisted
2 8 (38.10%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (28.57%) D3.js
3 6 (28.57%) SVG
3 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) Qt
3 6 (28.57%) Django
3 6 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Visualisation
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
1 9 (42.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) DevOps
2 8 (38.10%) Load Balancing
2 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) OOD
3 6 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Splunk