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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 41 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing Python 32 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.39% 3.17% 7.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.96% 7.12% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
292 309 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.05% 44.46% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 152 131
Average daily rate £325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 28
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +8 22 £306 -1.20% 51
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £325 - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 42 (51.22%) Linux
2 32 (39.02%) SQL
3 26 (31.71%) HTML
4 21 (25.61%) Web Services
5 16 (19.51%) JIRA
6 15 (18.29%) Internet
7 14 (17.07%) Apache
8 13 (15.85%) Django
9 12 (14.63%) C
9 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
9 12 (14.63%) Perforce
9 12 (14.63%) Scrum
10 11 (13.41%) C++
10 11 (13.41%) CSS
11 10 (12.20%) Java
11 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
11 10 (12.20%) Manual Testing
12 9 (10.98%) QA
12 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.98%) Varnish
12 9 (10.98%) XML
12 9 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.76%) Ruby
13 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
13 8 (9.76%) HTTP
13 8 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
14 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (8.54%) Visualisation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (17.07%) Apache
2 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.10%) Zope
3 5 (6.10%) Plone
4 2 (2.44%) nginx
5 1 (1.22%) Node.js
5 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Drupal
5 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Internet
2 8 (9.76%) HTTP
3 5 (6.10%) ZigBee
4 3 (3.66%) GPRS
4 3 (3.66%) GSM
4 3 (3.66%) 3G
4 3 (3.66%) 2G
5 2 (2.44%) SSH
5 2 (2.44%) 802.15
6 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.10%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) Impala
4 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.22%) HBase
4 1 (1.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.66%) LabVIEW
3 2 (2.44%) Subversion
3 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (6.10%) Electronics
1 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) Developer
2 19 (23.17%) Python Developer
3 9 (10.98%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Administrator
4 8 (9.76%) Test Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.54%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.32%) UI Developer
6 6 (7.32%) UI Programmer
7 5 (6.10%) Linux Support
7 5 (6.10%) Tester
7 5 (6.10%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) HTML
2 21 (25.61%) Web Services
3 13 (15.85%) Django
4 11 (13.41%) CSS
5 9 (10.98%) XML
6 5 (6.10%) .NET
6 5 (6.10%) RESTful
6 5 (6.10%) HTML5
7 4 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.88%) Qt
7 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.66%) REST
8 3 (3.66%) CSS3
8 3 (3.66%) J2EE
9 2 (2.44%) Ajax
9 2 (2.44%) LAMP
9 2 (2.44%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.22%) Kafka
10 1 (1.22%) Sass
10 1 (1.22%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Visualisation
2 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.32%) Streaming Media
3 4 (4.88%) IPTV
4 3 (3.66%) Open Source
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.44%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) Verilog
6 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.22%) Informatics
6 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.22%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Debian
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.63%) Scrum
2 10 (12.20%) Manual Testing
3 9 (10.98%) Test Automation
3 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
4 8 (9.76%) Software Testing
5 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.54%) OO
6 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.32%) Web Development
6 6 (7.32%) DevOps
7 5 (6.10%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.88%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.88%) Regression Testing
8 4 (4.88%) MVC
8 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.66%) OOD
9 3 (3.66%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.66%) Test Scripting
9 3 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 32 (39.02%) SQL
2 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.63%) C
3 11 (13.41%) C++
4 10 (12.20%) Java
5 8 (9.76%) Ruby
6 6 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.10%) Perl
8 4 (4.88%) C#
9 3 (3.66%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.66%) Scala
10 2 (2.44%) Tcl
10 2 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) LPIC
3 3 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.66%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Varnish
2 4 (4.88%) Docker
3 2 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (1.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Puppet
1 7 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) Perforce
2 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) Temenos
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.22%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.22%) Zend
7 1 (1.22%) Altera
7 1 (1.22%) Actel
7 1 (1.22%) Splunk
7 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
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