The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 25 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Python 21 28 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.68% 7.71% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 16.18% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £428 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £41.75 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 - £41.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 - £51.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
154 173 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.62% 47.66% 53.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 114 90
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Python also 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 that cited Python.

1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) HTML
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) Web Services
4 9 (18.00%) C++
4 9 (18.00%) CSS
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) Internet
4 9 (18.00%) JIRA
5 8 (16.00%) Ruby
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.00%) Java
6 7 (14.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.00%) Perforce
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (14.00%) Puppet
6 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (14.00%) DevOps
7 6 (12.00%) HTML5
7 6 (12.00%) RESTful
7 6 (12.00%) Project Planning
7 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 6 (12.00%) UNIX
7 6 (12.00%) HTTP
7 6 (12.00%) C
7 6 (12.00%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Python also 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 that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
2 1 (2.00%) Apache
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Zope
2 1 (2.00%) Plone
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) IaaS
3 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 6 (12.00%) HTTP
3 3 (6.00%) GPRS
3 3 (6.00%) GSM
4 2 (4.00%) SSH
5 1 (2.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (2.00%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MySQL
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Administrator
3 7 (14.00%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) UI Programmer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 9 (18.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) HTML5
4 6 (12.00%) RESTful
4 6 (12.00%) .NET
5 5 (10.00%) XML
5 5 (10.00%) Qt
6 3 (6.00%) J2EE
6 3 (6.00%) REST
6 3 (6.00%) CSS3
6 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.00%) LAMP
7 2 (4.00%) Django
8 1 (2.00%) WinForms
8 1 (2.00%) Spring
8 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.00%) Laravel
8 1 (2.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Open Source
1 3 (6.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.00%) Streaming Media
2 2 (4.00%) IPTV
3 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.00%) Verilog
3 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (14.00%) OO
2 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.00%) Scrum
2 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (14.00%) DevOps
3 6 (12.00%) Project Planning
4 5 (10.00%) OOD
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
6 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Validation
7 2 (4.00%) MVC
7 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.00%) DSDM
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C++
2 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Ruby
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 6 (12.00%) C
5 5 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Scala
7 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
1 7 (14.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Perforce
2 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.00%) EMC
4 2 (4.00%) Temenos
5 1 (2.00%) Xilinx
5 1 (2.00%) Zend
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Altera
5 1 (2.00%) Actel
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
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