The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 30 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 39 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.63% 3.43% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.37% 8.31% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 4
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£340 £250 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £237 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £320 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.38 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.83% +2.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
Python
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
376 313 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.66% 41.35% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 142 173
Average daily rate £360 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 61
Average hourly rate £48.75 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.40 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 37 £340 +36.00% 59
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 27 (38.03%) C
3 26 (36.62%) Software Engineering
4 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
5 18 (25.35%) C++
6 14 (19.72%) OO
6 14 (19.72%) Scrum
7 13 (18.31%) DevOps
8 12 (16.90%) HTTP
9 11 (15.49%) Java
9 11 (15.49%) Subversion
9 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
9 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
10 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
10 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.08%) UNIX
10 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.68%) Embedded C
11 9 (12.68%) PHP
11 9 (12.68%) Ruby
11 9 (12.68%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (11.27%) Ubuntu
12 8 (11.27%) Degree
12 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
12 8 (11.27%) Perforce
12 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.27%) XML
13 7 (9.86%) OOD
13 7 (9.86%) MPEG
13 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) HTTP
2 10 (14.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.86%) ZigBee
4 6 (8.45%) RTP
5 5 (7.04%) Internet
5 5 (7.04%) Broadband
6 3 (4.23%) Bluetooth
6 3 (4.23%) 802.15
7 2 (2.82%) TETRA
7 2 (2.82%) GSM
8 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.41%) Wireless
8 1 (1.41%) 2G
8 1 (1.41%) 2.5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Subversion
1 11 (15.49%) Git (software)
1 11 (15.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.82%) Robotium
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.41%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.41%) JMeter
4 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Software Engineer
1 28 (39.44%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Python Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Software Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) C++ Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Python Software Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) C Developer
7 4 (5.63%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior QA Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Principle Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) XML
2 7 (9.86%) JSON
2 7 (9.86%) jQuery
2 7 (9.86%) Qt
2 7 (9.86%) Twisted
3 6 (8.45%) GStreamer
3 6 (8.45%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (8.45%) D3.js
3 6 (8.45%) Django
3 6 (8.45%) SVG
3 6 (8.45%) .NET
4 4 (5.63%) CSS
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 4 (5.63%) OpenCL
4 4 (5.63%) HTML
5 3 (4.23%) RESTful
6 2 (2.82%) LAMP
6 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.41%) Qt Quick
7 1 (1.41%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) MPEG
2 7 (9.86%) IPTV
2 7 (9.86%) Open Source
3 6 (8.45%) Streaming Video
3 6 (8.45%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.45%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.23%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.23%) Firmware
4 3 (4.23%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.82%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) UNIX
3 9 (12.68%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (11.27%) Ubuntu
5 6 (8.45%) Windows
6 2 (2.82%) AIX
6 2 (2.82%) HPUX
6 2 (2.82%) Solaris
6 2 (2.82%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.41%) Debian
7 1 (1.41%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Software Engineering
2 14 (19.72%) Scrum
2 14 (19.72%) OO
3 13 (18.31%) DevOps
4 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.86%) OOD
5 7 (9.86%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.23%) TDD
8 3 (4.23%) Data Management
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Web Application Development
9 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (2.82%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.82%) Test Management
10 1 (1.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) C
2 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.35%) C++
4 11 (15.49%) Java
5 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.68%) PHP
6 9 (12.68%) Embedded C
6 9 (12.68%) Ruby
7 6 (8.45%) C#
8 5 (7.04%) Perl
9 4 (5.63%) Embedded C++
10 3 (4.23%) Assembly Language
10 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.82%) Tcl
11 2 (2.82%) Korn
11 2 (2.82%) SQL
12 1 (1.41%) Erlang
12 1 (1.41%) Groovy
12 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
2 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Perforce
2 6 (8.45%) Splunk
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
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