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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 9 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 38 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.98% 16.06% 11.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.59% 32.12% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 21
Median daily rate £350 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £330 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £413 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £37.50 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%

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
176 165 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.87% 50.00% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 86 95
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 28 (45.16%) C
2 26 (41.94%) Linux
3 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
4 20 (32.26%) C++
5 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 15 (24.19%) Perl
6 15 (24.19%) HTML
6 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (22.58%) REST
7 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
8 12 (19.35%) CSS
9 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
9 11 (17.74%) SQL
9 11 (17.74%) Unix
9 11 (17.74%) JSON
9 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.13%) DevOps
10 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (16.13%) Internet
11 9 (14.52%) Degree
11 9 (14.52%) Django
12 8 (12.90%) SSL
12 8 (12.90%) X.509
12 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
12 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
13 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
13 7 (11.29%) Embedded C
13 7 (11.29%) PHP
13 7 (11.29%) Java
13 7 (11.29%) C#

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
1 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) nginx
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.13%) Internet
3 8 (12.90%) SSL
3 8 (12.90%) X.509
4 5 (8.06%) Bluetooth
5 4 (6.45%) Wireless
6 2 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 2 (3.23%) LDAP
6 2 (3.23%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.61%) 802.15
7 1 (1.61%) HTTP
7 1 (1.61%) RS-232
7 1 (1.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 10 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.29%) MySQL
4 6 (9.68%) Big Data
4 6 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
5 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.84%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.23%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.23%) HBase
8 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (1.61%) RSpec
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Trac
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Billing
2 2 (3.23%) Electronics
2 2 (3.23%) Law
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Python Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Python Software Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Author
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Author
6 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Bluetooth Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Audio Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Audio Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Django Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Java Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) HTML
2 14 (22.58%) REST
3 12 (19.35%) CSS
4 11 (17.74%) JSON
5 9 (14.52%) Django
6 8 (12.90%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.68%) XML
7 6 (9.68%) XSLT
8 3 (4.84%) .NET
8 3 (4.84%) Flask
8 3 (4.84%) jQuery
8 3 (4.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.84%) SQLAlchemy
8 3 (4.84%) Web Services
9 2 (3.23%) Kafka
9 2 (3.23%) Matplotlib
10 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
10 1 (1.61%) FastCGI
10 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
10 1 (1.61%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Internet of Things
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.84%) Biology
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Online Games
5 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 11 (17.74%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) DevOps
4 6 (9.68%) High Availability
4 6 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.06%) Web Development
6 4 (6.45%) Machine Learning
7 3 (4.84%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.84%) MapReduce
7 3 (4.84%) MVC
7 3 (4.84%) SDLC
7 3 (4.84%) Signal Processing
8 2 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) C
2 20 (32.26%) C++
3 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) Perl
5 11 (17.74%) SQL
6 7 (11.29%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) Embedded C
6 7 (11.29%) Java
6 7 (11.29%) PHP
7 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
7 6 (9.68%) Ruby
8 3 (4.84%) Scala
9 2 (3.23%) R
10 1 (1.61%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.61%) Tcl
10 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) ARP4754
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Docker
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) KVM
3 2 (3.23%) LXC
4 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle
1 5 (8.06%) VMware
2 2 (3.23%) Brocade
2 2 (3.23%) CA
2 2 (3.23%) Hortonworks
2 2 (3.23%) Riverbed
2 2 (3.23%) Vyatta
3 1 (1.61%) BT
3 1 (1.61%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) Samsung
3 1 (1.61%) Vertica
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