The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 6 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 34 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.93% 10.46% 9.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.73% 20.33% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 28
Median daily rate £440 £403 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +18.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £322 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £58.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.30 £57.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £57.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Python
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 246 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.73% 51.46% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 146 143
Median daily rate £400 £370 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £53.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Python.

1 33 (47.83%) Linux
2 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.68%) Perl
4 22 (31.88%) DevOps
5 18 (26.09%) C
6 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
7 14 (20.29%) Puppet
7 14 (20.29%) Ruby
7 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.84%) Unix
8 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
8 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (17.39%) Degree
9 12 (17.39%) C++
9 12 (17.39%) HTML
10 11 (15.94%) MySQL
11 10 (14.49%) CSS
11 10 (14.49%) SQL
11 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
11 10 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
12 9 (13.04%) Biology
13 8 (11.59%) JSON
13 8 (11.59%) OO
13 8 (11.59%) Bluetooth
13 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
13 8 (11.59%) REST
13 8 (11.59%) Open Source
13 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (5.80%) nginx
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Jetty
3 2 (2.90%) Mongrel
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (2.90%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.59%) Bluetooth
3 7 (10.14%) Internet
3 7 (10.14%) SSL
3 7 (10.14%) X.509
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) WLAN
5 2 (2.90%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) FTP
5 2 (2.90%) IPsec
5 2 (2.90%) LDAP
5 2 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.90%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) 802.15
6 1 (1.45%) Firewall
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.19%) Relational Database
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.80%) Big Data
4 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.90%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.90%) Redis
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.80%) Hudson
2 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Selenium
4 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.90%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.45%) GitLab
5 1 (1.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.45%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Python Developer
3 15 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Bluetooth Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Python Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.90%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (2.90%) PHP Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) HTML
2 10 (14.49%) CSS
3 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
3 8 (11.59%) JSON
3 8 (11.59%) REST
4 6 (8.70%) Web Services
5 5 (7.25%) Django
6 3 (4.35%) LAMP
6 3 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.35%) NumPy
7 2 (2.90%) jQuery
7 2 (2.90%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.90%) Servlets
8 1 (1.45%) .NET
8 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.45%) Ajax
8 1 (1.45%) Buildbot
8 1 (1.45%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.45%) OpenMP
8 1 (1.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Biology
2 7 (10.14%) Internet of Things
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Informatics
5 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.90%) CESG
7 2 (2.90%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.45%) CUDA
8 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.45%) Equities
8 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.83%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Unix
3 6 (8.70%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) DevOps
3 13 (18.84%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (18.84%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.59%) OO
4 8 (11.59%) Open Source
5 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.70%) High Availability
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (7.25%) Open Source Development
6 5 (7.25%) TDD
7 4 (5.80%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (5.80%) Security Hardening
8 3 (4.35%) ITIL
8 3 (4.35%) Prototyping
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.35%) Web Development
8 3 (4.35%) Web Operations
8 3 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) Perl
2 18 (26.09%) C
3 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.29%) Ruby
4 12 (17.39%) C++
5 10 (14.49%) SQL
6 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.25%) Java
7 5 (7.25%) PHP
8 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.90%) C#
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.90%) R
10 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.90%) CISSP
3 2 (2.90%) CLAS
3 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) PhD
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Docker
1 3 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) Puppet
2 10 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.14%) Ansible
4 4 (5.80%) Packer
5 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.45%) Kibana
6 1 (1.45%) logstash
6 1 (1.45%) Nagios
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) HP
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