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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 29 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing Python 35 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.26% 3.47% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 7.35% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £279 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £41.75 £38.75 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -24.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £36.50 £46.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £54.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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
280 272 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.11% 47.22% 47.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 133 163
Average daily rate £345 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.05 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.88 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +9 26 £363 -9.37% 67
Peterborough - 3 £350 -
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 49 (55.06%) Linux
2 35 (39.33%) SQL
3 29 (32.58%) HTML
4 23 (25.84%) Software Engineering
5 22 (24.72%) C
6 20 (22.47%) JIRA
7 19 (21.35%) Internet
7 19 (21.35%) C++
8 18 (20.22%) XML
8 18 (20.22%) Scrum
9 16 (17.98%) Web Services
9 16 (17.98%) Django
10 15 (16.85%) Perforce
11 14 (15.73%) Java
12 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (13.48%) QA
14 11 (12.36%) Software Testing
14 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
14 11 (12.36%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
14 11 (12.36%) Varnish
14 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
14 11 (12.36%) Apache
14 11 (12.36%) HTTP
15 10 (11.24%) UNIX
16 9 (10.11%) CSS
16 9 (10.11%) Client/Server
16 9 (10.11%) ZigBee
17 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
17 8 (8.99%) OO

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (12.36%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) WordPress
4 1 (1.12%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Simulink
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) IaaS
2 1 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) Internet
2 11 (12.36%) HTTP
3 9 (10.11%) ZigBee
4 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.74%) 802.15
6 3 (3.37%) 2G
6 3 (3.37%) GPRS
6 3 (3.37%) GSM
6 3 (3.37%) 3G
7 2 (2.25%) SSH
8 1 (1.12%) TETRA
8 1 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (1.12%) SNMP
8 1 (1.12%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.62%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
3 4 (4.49%) Big Data
3 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) Impala
6 1 (1.12%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.12%) HBase
Development Applications
1 20 (22.47%) JIRA
2 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.37%) LabVIEW
5 2 (2.25%) Selenium
5 2 (2.25%) Subversion
6 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (5.62%) Electronics
1 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Developer
2 22 (24.72%) Python Developer
3 21 (23.60%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Software Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Test Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Tester
7 4 (4.49%) C Developer
7 4 (4.49%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.49%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.37%) Hardware Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Test Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Python Programmer
8 3 (3.37%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Software Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.58%) HTML
2 18 (20.22%) XML
3 16 (17.98%) Web Services
3 16 (17.98%) Django
4 9 (10.11%) CSS
5 6 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (6.74%) Twisted
5 6 (6.74%) JSON
5 6 (6.74%) Qt
6 5 (5.62%) .NET
6 5 (5.62%) HTML5
7 4 (4.49%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.49%) RESTful
8 2 (2.25%) REST
8 2 (2.25%) CSS3
8 2 (2.25%) Ajax
8 2 (2.25%) J2EE
8 2 (2.25%) LAMP
9 1 (1.12%) WinForms
9 1 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.87%) Streaming Media
3 6 (6.74%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.62%) Data Integration
4 5 (5.62%) IPTV
5 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.37%) Open Source
7 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.12%) Verilog
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Informatics
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.12%) PKI
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.06%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) UNIX
3 7 (7.87%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.25%) Windows
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) HPUX
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.22%) Scrum
3 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.36%) Software Testing
4 11 (12.36%) Manual Testing
4 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
5 8 (8.99%) OO
6 6 (6.74%) DevOps
6 6 (6.74%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.62%) Regression Testing
7 5 (5.62%) UML
7 5 (5.62%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.62%) MapReduce
8 4 (4.49%) Big Data Analytics
8 4 (4.49%) Analytics
8 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.49%) Product Management
8 4 (4.49%) OOD
8 4 (4.49%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.33%) SQL
2 22 (24.72%) C
3 19 (21.35%) C++
4 14 (15.73%) Java
5 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.87%) Perl
6 7 (7.87%) Embedded C
7 4 (4.49%) C#
7 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.37%) Tcl
9 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.25%) Scala
10 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.12%) TTCN
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) ISEB
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Varnish
2 6 (6.74%) Docker
3 3 (3.37%) Firmware
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Puppet
1 2 (2.25%) Nagios
2 1 (1.12%) Graphite
2 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Perforce
2 4 (4.49%) Vertica
2 4 (4.49%) Infobright
2 4 (4.49%) HP
3 3 (3.37%) EMC
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.25%) Temenos
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) Altera
5 1 (1.12%) Actel
5 1 (1.12%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.12%) Zend
5 1 (1.12%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.12%) Splunk
5 1 (1.12%) Cloudera
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