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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 11 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 34 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.69% 9.37% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.78% 18.94% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 23
Median daily rate £475 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £258 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
181 227 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.57% 49.46% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 179 146
Median daily rate £375 £350 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £10.40 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 51 (63.75%) Linux
2 28 (35.00%) Perl
3 26 (32.50%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) Puppet
5 23 (28.75%) DevOps
6 22 (27.50%) Ruby
7 21 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
9 17 (21.25%) HTML
10 16 (20.00%) Ansible
11 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
12 14 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (17.50%) MySQL
13 13 (16.25%) C
14 12 (15.00%) C++
14 12 (15.00%) CSS
14 12 (15.00%) Web Services
14 12 (15.00%) Windows
14 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 12 (15.00%) Vagrant
14 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.00%) Docker
14 12 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (13.75%) Selenium
15 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
15 11 (13.75%) Packer
15 11 (13.75%) Configuration Management
16 10 (12.50%) SQL

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 (8.75%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.25%) nginx
3 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) Jetty
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Drupal
6 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.25%) uWSGI
6 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (8.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 7 (8.75%) Amazon S3
3 7 (8.75%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (8.75%) Route 53
4 4 (5.00%) IaaS
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.75%) SaaS
6 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Bluetooth
1 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.00%) FTP
2 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.75%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) Internet
3 3 (3.75%) WLAN
4 2 (2.50%) 802.15
4 2 (2.50%) DHCP
4 2 (2.50%) IPsec
4 2 (2.50%) SSL
4 2 (2.50%) VPN
4 2 (2.50%) Wireless
4 2 (2.50%) X.509
4 2 (2.50%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.25%) LDAP
5 1 (1.25%) LTE
5 1 (1.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.00%) Redis
4 7 (8.75%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (8.75%) MarkLogic
4 7 (8.75%) Neo4j
5 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.50%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) Big Data
8 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.00%) Vagrant
3 11 (13.75%) Selenium
4 8 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (6.25%) Gerrit
5 5 (6.25%) GitLab
5 5 (6.25%) Hudson
6 4 (5.00%) JIRA
7 3 (3.75%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.50%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.25%) Maven
9 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (3.75%) Finance
1 3 (3.75%) Publishing
2 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (23.75%) Python Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Administrator
4 7 (8.75%) Applications Support
4 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.25%) Audio DSP Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Audio Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Audio Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) AWS Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) DSP Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) HTML
2 12 (15.00%) CSS
2 12 (15.00%) Web Services
3 7 (8.75%) ELK Stack
3 7 (8.75%) Node.js
4 6 (7.50%) Ajax
4 6 (7.50%) Django
5 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.25%) J2EE
6 4 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (5.00%) NumPy
6 4 (5.00%) XML
7 3 (3.75%) HTML5
7 3 (3.75%) jQuery
7 3 (3.75%) LAMP
7 3 (3.75%) REST
7 3 (3.75%) SciPy
8 2 (2.50%) CSS3
8 2 (2.50%) Flask
8 2 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Biology
3 3 (3.75%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.75%) Life Science
4 2 (2.50%) CESG
4 2 (2.50%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.25%) CUDA
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Equities
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) Informatics
5 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (63.75%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.75%) CentOS
4 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.75%) Unix
5 1 (1.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) DevOps
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (13.75%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.50%) Security Hardening
5 6 (7.50%) Signal Processing
6 5 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
6 5 (6.25%) Machine Learning
6 5 (6.25%) Open Source
7 4 (5.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (5.00%) Workflow
8 3 (3.75%) Scrum
8 3 (3.75%) SDLC
8 3 (3.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.75%) Web Operations
9 2 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) Perl
2 26 (32.50%) Java
3 22 (27.50%) Ruby
4 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.25%) C
6 12 (15.00%) C++
7 10 (12.50%) SQL
8 9 (11.25%) Bash Shell
9 7 (8.75%) Embedded C
9 7 (8.75%) PHP
10 6 (7.50%) MATLAB
11 4 (5.00%) C#
11 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) CISSP
3 2 (2.50%) CLAS
3 2 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) Firmware
3 2 (2.50%) GPFS
3 2 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (30.00%) Puppet
2 16 (20.00%) Ansible
3 14 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (13.75%) Packer
5 7 (8.75%) Kibana
5 7 (8.75%) logstash
6 4 (5.00%) Nagios
7 2 (2.50%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle
1 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.00%) Siebel
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix
5 1 (1.25%) Intel
5 1 (1.25%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.25%) New Relic
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.25%) Vertica
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