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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 2 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 49 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.96% 12.08% 8.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.27% 28.83% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 14
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £428 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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
143 163 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.48% 41.90% 49.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 89 95
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £55.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 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 27 February 2017.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (49.33%) C
2 29 (38.67%) Linux
3 21 (28.00%) Degree
4 20 (26.67%) C++
5 18 (24.00%) Embedded C
5 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
6 16 (21.33%) Electronics
7 14 (18.67%) Mathematics
8 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
8 13 (17.33%) HTML
8 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
8 13 (17.33%) Perl
8 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
9 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.33%) REST
10 10 (13.33%) SQL
11 9 (12.00%) Java
11 9 (12.00%) C#
11 9 (12.00%) XML
11 9 (12.00%) XSLT
11 9 (12.00%) Eclipse
11 9 (12.00%) Wireless
11 9 (12.00%) Doxygen
11 9 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
12 8 (10.67%) Django
12 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (10.67%) Unix
13 7 (9.33%) CSS

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 3 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.33%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Wireless
2 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.00%) Internet
4 5 (6.67%) Bluetooth
5 4 (5.33%) SSL
5 4 (5.33%) X.509
6 3 (4.00%) WLAN
7 2 (2.67%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.67%) Firewall
7 2 (2.67%) LDAP
7 2 (2.67%) SAN
7 2 (2.67%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.33%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) Big Data
4 4 (5.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) HBase
7 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.67%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.33%) Hudson
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) JUnit
5 1 (1.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) RSpec
5 1 (1.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) Trac
5 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (21.33%) Electronics
2 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Billing
3 2 (2.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Law
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Developer
2 23 (30.67%) Python Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Author
5 9 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Technical Author
6 8 (10.67%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (5.33%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Audio Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Audio Software Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) HTML
2 10 (13.33%) REST
3 9 (12.00%) XML
3 9 (12.00%) XSLT
4 8 (10.67%) Django
5 7 (9.33%) CSS
5 7 (9.33%) JSON
6 4 (5.33%) .NET
6 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.33%) Web Services
7 3 (4.00%) Flask
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (4.00%) SQLAlchemy
8 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.67%) jQuery
8 2 (2.67%) Kafka
8 2 (2.67%) Matplotlib
8 2 (2.67%) Node.js
8 2 (2.67%) RESTful
9 1 (1.33%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.33%) Internet of Things
2 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.67%) Robotics
4 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Unix
3 6 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (18.67%) Mathematics
3 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (6.67%) DevOps
5 5 (6.67%) Signal Processing
6 4 (5.33%) Machine Learning
6 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.33%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.00%) High Availability
7 3 (4.00%) MapReduce
7 3 (4.00%) MVC
7 3 (4.00%) SDLC
7 3 (4.00%) Web Development
8 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) C
2 20 (26.67%) C++
3 18 (24.00%) Embedded C
4 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.33%) Perl
5 10 (13.33%) SQL
6 9 (12.00%) C#
6 9 (12.00%) Java
7 6 (8.00%) Ruby
8 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.67%) PHP
9 3 (4.00%) Scala
9 3 (4.00%) Tcl
10 2 (2.67%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.67%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.33%) R
11 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) ARP4754
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Docker
1 4 (5.33%) Firmware
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) KVM
2 2 (2.67%) LXC
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) VMware
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Brocade
3 2 (2.67%) CA
3 2 (2.67%) Hortonworks
3 2 (2.67%) Riverbed
3 2 (2.67%) Vyatta
4 1 (1.33%) BT
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.33%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.33%) Samsung
4 1 (1.33%) Vertica
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago