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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 12 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 26 72 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.64% 17.14% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.33% 30.64% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 23
Median daily rate £375 £403 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +20.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £284 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
150 235 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.83% 55.95% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 142 105
Median daily rate £350 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.70 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £63.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 26 (41.94%) C
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 20 (32.26%) Relational Database
4 19 (30.65%) Perl
5 16 (25.81%) Unix
6 13 (20.97%) Degree
6 13 (20.97%) SQL
6 13 (20.97%) C++
6 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.35%) CSS
7 12 (19.35%) REST
8 11 (17.74%) DevOps
8 11 (17.74%) JSON
9 9 (14.52%) Biology
9 9 (14.52%) Internet
9 9 (14.52%) HTML
9 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
10 8 (12.90%) High Availability
10 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
10 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
10 8 (12.90%) SSL
10 8 (12.90%) Bluetooth
10 8 (12.90%) OO
10 8 (12.90%) MySQL
10 8 (12.90%) X.509
10 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.29%) Django

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 3 (4.84%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.61%) Drupal
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.06%) GitHub
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Internet
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.90%) Bluetooth
2 8 (12.90%) SSL
2 8 (12.90%) X.509
3 5 (8.06%) Wireless
4 2 (3.23%) LDAP
4 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) 802.15
5 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) HTTP
5 1 (1.61%) RS-232
5 1 (1.61%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (1.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
4 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.23%) HBase
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.61%) Hudson
4 1 (1.61%) JUnit
4 1 (1.61%) NUnit
4 1 (1.61%) RSpec
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Python Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Python Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Bluetooth Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Audio Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) CSS
1 12 (19.35%) REST
2 11 (17.74%) JSON
3 9 (14.52%) HTML
4 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.29%) Django
6 3 (4.84%) Flask
6 3 (4.84%) jQuery
6 3 (4.84%) NumPy
6 3 (4.84%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) .NET
7 2 (3.23%) Kafka
7 2 (3.23%) Matplotlib
8 1 (1.61%) Ajax
8 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.61%) Node.js
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.61%) SciPy
8 1 (1.61%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Biology
2 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
3 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Informatics
5 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 16 (25.81%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Windows
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 11 (17.74%) DevOps
4 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.90%) High Availability
4 8 (12.90%) OO
5 7 (11.29%) Open Source
6 6 (9.68%) TDD
7 5 (8.06%) Open Source Development
7 5 (8.06%) Web Development
8 4 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning
9 3 (4.84%) Prototyping
9 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) Signal Processing
10 2 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.23%) MapReduce
10 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.94%) C
2 19 (30.65%) Perl
3 13 (20.97%) C++
3 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.97%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Embedded C
5 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.68%) PHP
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
7 4 (6.45%) C#
7 4 (6.45%) Java
8 2 (3.23%) R
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.84%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
4 1 (1.61%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.23%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Brocade
4 1 (1.61%) BT
4 1 (1.61%) CA
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.61%) Samsung
4 1 (1.61%) Vyatta
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 21 days ago