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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 21 32 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Python 51 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.96% 4.32% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.09% 9.27% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
338 248 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 46.11% 46.62% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 127 174
Average daily rate £375 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £705 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.25 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +6 36 £350 - 71
Peterborough - 3 £350 -
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 61 (58.10%) Linux
2 36 (34.29%) SQL
3 29 (27.62%) HTML
4 27 (25.71%) C
4 27 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 23 (21.90%) C++
6 22 (20.95%) Scrum
7 20 (19.05%) XML
7 20 (19.05%) Internet
8 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (18.10%) JIRA
9 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
10 16 (15.24%) Web Services
10 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
11 15 (14.29%) Django
11 15 (14.29%) Java
11 15 (14.29%) Perforce
12 14 (13.33%) UNIX
13 13 (12.38%) HTTP
14 12 (11.43%) Apache
14 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
14 12 (11.43%) ZigBee
14 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
15 11 (10.48%) Varnish
15 11 (10.48%) Manual Testing
15 11 (10.48%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
15 11 (10.48%) QA
15 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
16 10 (9.52%) Embedded C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (3.81%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.90%) nginx
4 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
3 1 (0.95%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) Internet
2 13 (12.38%) HTTP
3 12 (11.43%) ZigBee
4 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.62%) 802.15
6 4 (3.81%) 2G
7 3 (2.86%) 3G
8 2 (1.90%) SSH
8 2 (1.90%) GPRS
8 2 (1.90%) GSM
9 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.95%) DECT
9 1 (0.95%) SSL
9 1 (0.95%) SNMP
9 1 (0.95%) 2.5G
9 1 (0.95%) TETRA
9 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.81%) Big Data
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) JIRA
2 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.57%) Subversion
5 3 (2.86%) LabVIEW
5 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.90%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.81%) Electronics
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Finance
5 1 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Developer
2 29 (27.62%) Software Engineer
3 23 (21.90%) Python Developer
4 17 (16.19%) Test Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) C Developer
7 6 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Tester
9 4 (3.81%) Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Python Software Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Build Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Software Build Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Firmware Engineer
10 3 (2.86%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) HTML
2 20 (19.05%) XML
3 16 (15.24%) Web Services
4 15 (14.29%) Django
5 8 (7.62%) CSS
6 7 (6.67%) Qt
6 7 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (6.67%) Twisted
6 7 (6.67%) OpenCL
6 7 (6.67%) JSON
7 4 (3.81%) RESTful
7 4 (3.81%) .NET
7 4 (3.81%) LAMP
8 3 (2.86%) HTML5
9 2 (1.90%) REST
9 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.90%) Ajax
9 2 (1.90%) J2EE
10 1 (0.95%) jQuery
10 1 (0.95%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.67%) Streaming Media
2 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.76%) IPTV
4 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.81%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.81%) Open Source
5 3 (2.86%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.90%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.95%) Informatics
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) Verilog
7 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.10%) Linux
2 14 (13.33%) UNIX
3 8 (7.62%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.71%) Windows
5 3 (2.86%) AIX
5 3 (2.86%) HPUX
5 3 (2.86%) Solaris
6 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (20.95%) Scrum
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
5 11 (10.48%) Manual Testing
5 11 (10.48%) Test Automation
6 9 (8.57%) OO
7 8 (7.62%) DevOps
8 7 (6.67%) UML
8 7 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.71%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.76%) OOD
10 5 (4.76%) Regression Testing
11 4 (3.81%) MapReduce
11 4 (3.81%) Product Management
11 4 (3.81%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (3.81%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.81%) Analytics
12 3 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.29%) SQL
2 27 (25.71%) C
3 23 (21.90%) C++
4 15 (14.29%) Java
5 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 10 (9.52%) Embedded C
7 9 (8.57%) Perl
8 6 (5.71%) Tcl
9 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.76%) PHP
10 2 (1.90%) C#
10 2 (1.90%) Scala
10 2 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) Korn
10 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.95%) TTCN
11 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) ISEB
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.95%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.95%) RHCE
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Varnish
2 7 (6.67%) Docker
3 4 (3.81%) Firmware
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.95%) Graphite
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Perforce
2 5 (4.76%) HP
3 4 (3.81%) Vertica
3 4 (3.81%) Infobright
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (1.90%) Temenos
5 2 (1.90%) EMC
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.95%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.95%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.95%) Altera
6 1 (0.95%) Actel
6 1 (0.95%) Splunk
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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