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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 26 39 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Python 60 32 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.60% 4.23% 8.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.58% 9.58% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 23 18
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£388 £388 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £37.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
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
385 334 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.80% 44.12% 44.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 194 141
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.69 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +5 46 £388 - 68
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 45 (52.94%) Linux
2 36 (42.35%) Web Services
3 34 (40.00%) Ruby
4 31 (36.47%) Puppet
4 31 (36.47%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (35.29%) DevOps
5 30 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
7 15 (17.65%) Ansible
7 15 (17.65%) C++
8 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
9 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
9 12 (14.12%) C#
9 12 (14.12%) Java
10 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (11.76%) Windows
11 10 (11.76%) HTML
11 10 (11.76%) MySQL
12 9 (10.59%) CSS
12 9 (10.59%) SQL
12 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
12 9 (10.59%) UNIX
12 9 (10.59%) IaaS
13 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
13 8 (9.41%) .NET
13 8 (9.41%) Perl
14 7 (8.24%) C
14 7 (8.24%) Oracle
14 7 (8.24%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.24%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) Zope
3 5 (5.88%) Plone
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) WordPress
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.59%) IaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) LDAP
2 4 (4.71%) Wireless
2 4 (4.71%) NGN
3 3 (3.53%) GPRS
3 3 (3.53%) GSM
4 2 (2.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.18%) HBase
5 1 (1.18%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.18%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) JIRA
1 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.71%) Selenium
2 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.53%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.53%) Xcode
3 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.53%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (4.71%) Electronics
2 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (17.65%) Administrator
3 15 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 14 (16.47%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (16.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 14 (16.47%) Python Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) UI Programmer
6 6 (7.06%) UI Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.88%) Systems Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) Web Services
2 10 (11.76%) HTML
3 9 (10.59%) CSS
4 8 (9.41%) .NET
5 7 (8.24%) Django
6 6 (7.06%) RESTful
7 4 (4.71%) HTML5
7 4 (4.71%) Qt
8 3 (3.53%) CSS3
8 3 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.53%) SOAP
8 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.35%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.18%) Kafka
10 1 (1.18%) Sass
10 1 (1.18%) LESS
10 1 (1.18%) Ember.js
10 1 (1.18%) Apache Avro
10 1 (1.18%) React
10 1 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Visualisation
1 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (52.94%) Linux
2 10 (11.76%) Windows
3 9 (10.59%) UNIX
4 5 (5.88%) Debian
4 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) DevOps
2 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
3 11 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (7.06%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.88%) OOD
5 5 (5.88%) OO
5 5 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 5 (5.88%) Web Development
6 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.53%) Web Application Development
7 3 (3.53%) API Development
7 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
7 3 (3.53%) Test Automation
7 3 (3.53%) Scrum
7 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.35%) MVC
8 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.35%) OOP
8 2 (2.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.00%) Ruby
2 15 (17.65%) C++
3 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.12%) Java
4 12 (14.12%) C#
5 9 (10.59%) SQL
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
6 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.24%) C
8 5 (5.88%) PHP
9 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) LPIC
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.53%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) HDFS
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (36.47%) Puppet
1 31 (36.47%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (17.65%) Ansible
3 4 (4.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.53%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) VMware
3 3 (3.53%) EMC
4 1 (1.18%) Zend
4 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Perforce
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mob
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: 6 (monthly salary starting at £2,670.64 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable)
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £30,202 - £37,860 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago