The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 5 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 62 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.60% 9.27% 5.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.72% 23.14% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 17
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £54.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
232 242 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.15% 40.07% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 127 166
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 25
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 £32.85 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 47 £375 +3.44% 92
Peterborough - 1 £326 - 2
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 57 (48.31%) Linux
2 38 (32.20%) C
3 33 (27.97%) Git (software)
4 28 (23.73%) Java
4 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (22.03%) C++
6 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
6 24 (20.34%) Degree
7 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
8 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
8 19 (16.10%) Embedded C
8 19 (16.10%) Electronics
8 19 (16.10%) JSON
8 19 (16.10%) REST
8 19 (16.10%) Docker
9 18 (15.25%) SQL
9 18 (15.25%) .NET
10 17 (14.41%) E-Commerce
10 17 (14.41%) Mathematics
10 17 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
11 16 (13.56%) C#
12 15 (12.71%) TDD
12 15 (12.71%) IaaS
13 14 (11.86%) NoSQL
13 14 (11.86%) HTML
13 14 (11.86%) Perl
14 13 (11.02%) HTTP
14 13 (11.02%) SSL
14 13 (11.02%) XML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.93%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.24%) Apache
2 5 (4.24%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.69%) nginx
3 2 (1.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.69%) WordPress
4 1 (0.85%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.85%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Doxygen
2 3 (2.54%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.71%) IaaS
2 13 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.63%) PaaS
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.02%) HTTP
2 13 (11.02%) SSL
3 11 (9.32%) Wireless
4 9 (7.63%) DNS
5 8 (6.78%) Bluetooth
6 6 (5.08%) Internet
7 4 (3.39%) X.509
8 2 (1.69%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.69%) Firewall
8 2 (1.69%) LDAP
8 2 (1.69%) SAN
8 2 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.69%) WLAN
9 1 (0.85%) AMQP
9 1 (0.85%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.02%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.02%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.78%) Apache Hive
5 6 (5.08%) Big Data
6 5 (4.24%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.24%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.39%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.39%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.39%) HBase
7 4 (3.39%) MySQL
7 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.54%) Mahout
8 3 (2.54%) Power BI
9 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (27.97%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.63%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.08%) LabVIEW
5 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.69%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.85%) Hudson
7 1 (0.85%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) NUnit
7 1 (0.85%) RSpec
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Trac
7 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (16.10%) Electronics
2 12 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Billing
4 2 (1.69%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (41.53%) Developer
2 26 (22.03%) Python Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Software Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (9.32%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Author
6 9 (7.63%) Technical Author
6 9 (7.63%) Test Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Python Software Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (3.39%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Hadoop Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Data Scientist
10 3 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) JSON
1 19 (16.10%) REST
2 18 (15.25%) .NET
3 14 (11.86%) HTML
4 13 (11.02%) XML
5 12 (10.17%) Web Services
6 11 (9.32%) Node.js
7 9 (7.63%) XSLT
8 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.78%) CSS
8 8 (6.78%) Django
9 5 (4.24%) Kafka
9 5 (4.24%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (3.39%) Flask
11 3 (2.54%) D3.js
11 3 (2.54%) NumPy
11 3 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.54%) scikit-learn
11 3 (2.54%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.39%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.54%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) Robotics
6 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.31%) Linux
2 12 (10.17%) Ubuntu
3 10 (8.47%) Unix
4 8 (6.78%) CoreOS
4 8 (6.78%) Windows
5 3 (2.54%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.34%) Software Engineering
3 17 (14.41%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (14.41%) E-Commerce
3 17 (14.41%) Mathematics
4 15 (12.71%) TDD
5 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.47%) DevOps
7 9 (7.63%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (7.63%) Scrum
8 8 (6.78%) Kanban
8 8 (6.78%) SOA
9 7 (5.93%) Machine Learning
10 6 (5.08%) Change Management
11 5 (4.24%) ITSM
11 5 (4.24%) MapReduce
11 5 (4.24%) Open Source
11 5 (4.24%) Signal Processing
11 5 (4.24%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (32.20%) C
2 28 (23.73%) Java
3 26 (22.03%) C++
4 23 (19.49%) JavaScript
5 19 (16.10%) Embedded C
6 18 (15.25%) SQL
7 16 (13.56%) C#
8 14 (11.86%) Perl
9 7 (5.93%) PHP
9 7 (5.93%) R
10 6 (5.08%) Ruby
11 5 (4.24%) Bash Shell
11 5 (4.24%) MATLAB
11 5 (4.24%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.24%) Scala
11 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.69%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.69%) Tcl
13 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) JTAG
3 1 (0.85%) ARP4754
System Software
1 19 (16.10%) Docker
2 5 (4.24%) Firmware
3 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.69%) KVM
4 2 (1.69%) LXC
5 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.39%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (2.54%) Kibana
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Consul
4 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (6.78%) Oracle
2 4 (3.39%) Hortonworks
2 4 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (1.69%) Brocade
3 2 (1.69%) CA
3 2 (1.69%) Riverbed
3 2 (1.69%) Vyatta
4 1 (0.85%) BT
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.85%) Samsung
4 1 (0.85%) Vertica
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