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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 23 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 48 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.33% 3.20% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.14% 7.06% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 7
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£338 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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
317 340 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.82% 45.39% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 132 149
Average daily rate £338 £300 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 62
Average hourly rate £57.50 £41.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.24% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £30.45 £22.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 +14 46 £338 +22.72% 61
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 3
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 46 (56.79%) Linux
2 28 (34.57%) Software Engineering
3 25 (30.86%) C
4 21 (25.93%) C++
4 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
5 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
5 19 (23.46%) DevOps
6 17 (20.99%) Jenkins
6 17 (20.99%) HTTP
6 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
7 15 (18.52%) Java
7 15 (18.52%) XML
8 14 (17.28%) OO
8 14 (17.28%) Scrum
8 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
9 13 (16.05%) Ubuntu
9 13 (16.05%) UNIX
9 13 (16.05%) PHP
10 12 (14.81%) JSON
10 12 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (14.81%) Twisted
11 11 (13.58%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (13.58%) Docker
11 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
12 10 (12.35%) Subversion
12 10 (12.35%) Ruby
13 9 (11.11%) Degree
13 9 (11.11%) Perl
13 9 (11.11%) Windows

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) HTTP
1 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.64%) ZigBee
2 7 (8.64%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) 802.15
4 2 (2.47%) RTP
4 2 (2.47%) Broadband
5 1 (1.23%) DECT
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) 2G
5 1 (1.23%) 2.5G
5 1 (1.23%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.64%) Big Data
4 6 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.99%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.35%) Subversion
4 4 (4.94%) Selenium
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.47%) Robotium
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.23%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) Software Engineer
3 25 (30.86%) Python Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Python Software Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) C++ Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) C Developer
8 6 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Python/Django Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Principle Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Programmer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Python Programmer
10 3 (3.70%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Software Build Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) XML
2 12 (14.81%) JSON
2 12 (14.81%) Twisted
3 11 (13.58%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (9.88%) .NET
5 7 (8.64%) jQuery
5 7 (8.64%) Qt
5 7 (8.64%) OpenCL
6 6 (7.41%) D3.js
6 6 (7.41%) Django
6 6 (7.41%) HTML
6 6 (7.41%) SVG
7 5 (6.17%) Web Services
8 3 (3.70%) RESTful
8 3 (3.70%) LAMP
8 3 (3.70%) CSS
9 2 (2.47%) GStreamer
9 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.23%) MCollective
10 1 (1.23%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
1 8 (9.88%) Open Source
2 6 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.70%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.47%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.47%) MPEG
4 2 (2.47%) IPTV
4 2 (2.47%) Machine to Machine
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.23%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.79%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) UNIX
2 13 (16.05%) Ubuntu
3 9 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (6.17%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.70%) AIX
5 3 (3.70%) HPUX
5 3 (3.70%) Solaris
6 2 (2.47%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.23%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.23%) Debian
7 1 (1.23%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Software Engineering
2 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.46%) DevOps
4 14 (17.28%) OO
4 14 (17.28%) Scrum
5 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
6 8 (9.88%) Software Testing
7 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
7 7 (8.64%) OOD
8 4 (4.94%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.70%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Test Management
9 3 (3.70%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.70%) User Stories
9 3 (3.70%) Cyber Security
9 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) TDD
9 3 (3.70%) UML
9 3 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) C
2 21 (25.93%) C++
3 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.52%) Java
5 14 (17.28%) Bash Shell
6 13 (16.05%) PHP
7 10 (12.35%) Ruby
8 9 (11.11%) Embedded C
8 9 (11.11%) Perl
9 6 (7.41%) C#
10 4 (4.94%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.94%) Tcl
10 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.94%) SQL
11 3 (3.70%) Korn
12 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.23%) TTCN
13 1 (1.23%) Erlang
13 1 (1.23%) Groovy
13 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Splunk
2 4 (4.94%) Perforce
3 3 (3.70%) VMware
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.23%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
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