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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 11 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Python 41 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.23% 8.71% 7.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.55% 17.74% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 25
Median daily rate £445 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £420 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -31.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
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
221 248 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 60.55% 49.11% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 190 159
Median daily rate £383 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £264 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £29.75 £43.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 52 (61.90%) Linux
2 30 (35.71%) Perl
3 24 (28.57%) Ruby
3 24 (28.57%) DevOps
4 23 (27.38%) Puppet
4 23 (27.38%) Java
4 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (19.05%) MySQL
6 16 (19.05%) Ansible
7 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 15 (17.86%) C
7 15 (17.86%) HTML
8 14 (16.67%) SQL
9 13 (15.48%) Windows
9 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (15.48%) Git (software)
10 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 11 (13.10%) Vagrant
11 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
11 11 (13.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (13.10%) Unix
11 11 (13.10%) Web Services
11 11 (13.10%) Packer
12 10 (11.90%) CSS
12 10 (11.90%) C++
12 10 (11.90%) PHP
12 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.71%) Oracle

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 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.76%) nginx
2 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.57%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Drupal
4 2 (2.38%) Jetty
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.19%) uWSGI
5 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 7 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (8.33%) Route 53
4 5 (5.95%) GitHub
5 4 (4.76%) IaaS
6 3 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.57%) SaaS
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.52%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) HTTP
3 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.57%) WLAN
4 2 (2.38%) DHCP
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) FTP
4 2 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) IPsec
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) 802.15
5 1 (1.19%) LDAP
5 1 (1.19%) LTE
5 1 (1.19%) SSL
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) X.509
5 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) MySQL
2 11 (13.10%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.52%) Redis
3 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (8.33%) MarkLogic
4 7 (8.33%) Neo4j
5 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Big Data
6 2 (2.38%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (13.10%) Vagrant
4 9 (10.71%) Selenium
5 7 (8.33%) Subversion
6 5 (5.95%) GitLab
7 4 (4.76%) Gerrit
7 4 (4.76%) Hudson
7 4 (4.76%) JIRA
8 3 (3.57%) Robot Framework
9 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.38%) Travis CI
10 1 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
1 3 (3.57%) Publishing
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (21.43%) Python Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) AWS Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (5.95%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) Web Services
3 10 (11.90%) CSS
4 7 (8.33%) ELK Stack
4 7 (8.33%) Node.js
5 5 (5.95%) Ajax
5 5 (5.95%) Django
6 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.76%) J2EE
6 4 (4.76%) XML
7 3 (3.57%) LAMP
7 3 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.57%) NumPy
8 2 (2.38%) .NET
8 2 (2.38%) Flask
8 2 (2.38%) HTML5
8 2 (2.38%) jQuery
8 2 (2.38%) JSON
8 2 (2.38%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Biology
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Informatics
2 5 (5.95%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) CESG
4 2 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.19%) CUDA
5 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Equities
5 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.90%) Linux
2 13 (15.48%) Windows
3 11 (13.10%) Unix
4 3 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) DevOps
2 23 (27.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.71%) Open Source
6 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.52%) OO
7 6 (7.14%) Security Hardening
8 5 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (5.95%) Open Source Development
8 5 (5.95%) TDD
9 4 (4.76%) Software Delivery
9 4 (4.76%) Workflow
10 3 (3.57%) High Availability
10 3 (3.57%) ITIL
10 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.57%) Signal Processing
10 3 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.57%) Test Scripting
10 3 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.71%) Perl
2 24 (28.57%) Ruby
3 23 (27.38%) Java
4 15 (17.86%) C
4 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.67%) SQL
6 10 (11.90%) C++
6 10 (11.90%) PHP
7 8 (9.52%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.76%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.57%) C#
9 3 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) CISSP
3 2 (2.38%) CLAS
3 2 (2.38%) ISEB
3 2 (2.38%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Firmware
3 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (27.38%) Puppet
2 16 (19.05%) Ansible
3 13 (15.48%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (13.10%) Packer
5 7 (8.33%) Kibana
5 7 (8.33%) logstash
6 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Siebel
2 4 (4.76%) VMware
3 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Intel
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.19%) Vertica
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