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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 27 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 42 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.40% 2.80% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.25% 6.62% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £260 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
317 317 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.75% 42.27% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 124 159
Average daily rate £350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 61
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +1.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 18 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 18 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 +18 40 £340 +33.33% 46
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 43 (57.33%) Linux
2 25 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 24 (32.00%) C
4 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (24.00%) C++
6 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
6 16 (21.33%) DevOps
7 14 (18.67%) Java
7 14 (18.67%) HTTP
8 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
8 13 (17.33%) OO
8 13 (17.33%) Scrum
8 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
8 13 (17.33%) Bash Shell
9 12 (16.00%) Subversion
9 12 (16.00%) XML
9 12 (16.00%) PHP
10 11 (14.67%) UNIX
11 10 (13.33%) Ruby
11 10 (13.33%) Ubuntu
12 9 (12.00%) JSON
12 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (12.00%) Perl
12 9 (12.00%) Twisted
13 8 (10.67%) Docker
13 8 (10.67%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (10.67%) Open Source
13 8 (10.67%) .NET
13 8 (10.67%) SQL Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) HTTP
2 13 (17.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.33%) Internet
4 6 (8.00%) ZigBee
5 4 (5.33%) 802.15
5 4 (5.33%) RTP
6 3 (4.00%) Broadband
7 1 (1.33%) DECT
7 1 (1.33%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.33%) 2G
7 1 (1.33%) 2.5G
7 1 (1.33%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Big Data
4 6 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.33%) Selenium
5 3 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.67%) Robotium
7 1 (1.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.33%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 21 (28.00%) Python Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Test Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (8.00%) C++ Developer
9 5 (6.67%) C Developer
9 5 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Principle Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (2.67%) Software Test Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) Technical Support Analyst
12 2 (2.67%) Programmer
12 2 (2.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) XML
2 9 (12.00%) JSON
2 9 (12.00%) Twisted
3 8 (10.67%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (10.67%) .NET
4 7 (9.33%) jQuery
4 7 (9.33%) OpenCL
5 6 (8.00%) D3.js
5 6 (8.00%) Qt
5 6 (8.00%) Django
5 6 (8.00%) HTML
5 6 (8.00%) SVG
6 5 (6.67%) Web Services
7 4 (5.33%) GStreamer
8 3 (4.00%) RESTful
8 3 (4.00%) LAMP
8 3 (4.00%) CSS
9 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.33%) MCollective
10 1 (1.33%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Computer Science
1 8 (10.67%) Open Source
2 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (5.33%) MPEG
4 4 (5.33%) Streaming Video
4 4 (5.33%) IPTV
5 3 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 3 (4.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.67%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.33%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Firmware
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (57.33%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) UNIX
3 10 (13.33%) Ubuntu
4 7 (9.33%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (9.33%) Windows
5 2 (2.67%) AIX
5 2 (2.67%) HPUX
5 2 (2.67%) Solaris
5 2 (2.67%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.33%) Debian
6 1 (1.33%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.33%) DevOps
4 13 (17.33%) OO
4 13 (17.33%) Scrum
5 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
5 8 (10.67%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.00%) OOD
7 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.00%) TDD
8 3 (4.00%) Data Management
9 2 (2.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.67%) UML
9 2 (2.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) C
2 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.00%) C++
4 14 (18.67%) Java
5 13 (17.33%) Bash Shell
6 12 (16.00%) PHP
7 10 (13.33%) Ruby
8 9 (12.00%) Perl
9 8 (10.67%) Embedded C
10 6 (8.00%) C#
11 4 (5.33%) Embedded C++
11 4 (5.33%) SQL
12 3 (4.00%) Tcl
12 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.67%) Korn
14 1 (1.33%) Erlang
14 1 (1.33%) Groovy
14 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.33%) TTCN
14 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Puppet
2 3 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Perforce
1 6 (8.00%) Splunk
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
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