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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 24 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Python 22 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.38% 4.93% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.30% 9.78% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 12
Average daily rate
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£306 £310 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £398 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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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
135 184 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.13% 50.41% 52.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 111 93
Average daily rate £331 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 26 (44.83%) Linux
2 24 (41.38%) HTML
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
4 16 (27.59%) JIRA
5 15 (25.86%) Internet
6 12 (20.69%) C++
6 12 (20.69%) Web Services
6 12 (20.69%) Perforce
7 11 (18.97%) Scrum
7 11 (18.97%) C
8 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
9 9 (15.52%) QA
9 9 (15.52%) XML
9 9 (15.52%) CSS
9 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
10 8 (13.79%) Java
10 8 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.07%) Ruby
11 7 (12.07%) UNIX
12 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
12 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
12 6 (10.34%) OO
12 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
12 6 (10.34%) HTTP
12 6 (10.34%) Streaming Media
12 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (10.34%) Puppet

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) WordPress
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Zope
2 1 (1.72%) Plone
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) Internet
2 6 (10.34%) HTTP
3 3 (5.17%) GPRS
3 3 (5.17%) GSM
4 2 (3.45%) 802.15
4 2 (3.45%) SSH
4 2 (3.45%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.72%) SNMP
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.72%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Electronics
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) Python Developer
3 7 (12.07%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Tester
6 4 (6.90%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.90%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Hardware Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) Web Services
3 9 (15.52%) XML
3 9 (15.52%) CSS
4 5 (8.62%) HTML5
4 5 (8.62%) Qt
4 5 (8.62%) RESTful
4 5 (8.62%) .NET
5 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.17%) REST
6 3 (5.17%) CSS3
6 3 (5.17%) J2EE
7 2 (3.45%) LAMP
7 2 (3.45%) Django
7 2 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.45%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.72%) Sass
8 1 (1.72%) LESS
8 1 (1.72%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.72%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 6 (10.34%) Streaming Media
2 4 (6.90%) IPTV
2 4 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.17%) Open Source
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.72%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Debian
5 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Scrum
2 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
2 10 (17.24%) Manual Testing
3 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.34%) OO
4 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.17%) Web Development
7 3 (5.17%) OOD
7 3 (5.17%) MVC
8 2 (3.45%) Validation
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) C++
3 11 (18.97%) C
4 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.79%) Java
6 7 (12.07%) Ruby
7 4 (6.90%) C#
7 4 (6.90%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) Scala
8 3 (5.17%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.45%) Tcl
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Firmware
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Puppet
1 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Perforce
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.17%) EMC
4 2 (3.45%) Temenos
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) Altera
5 1 (1.72%) Actel
5 1 (1.72%) Zend
5 1 (1.72%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
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