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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 39 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs citing Python 37 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.77% 4.80% 10.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.95% 11.11% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £41.75 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.16% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £30.00 £41.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £36.00 £51.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -25.00%
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
338 315 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.61% 43.21% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 172 117
Average daily rate £325 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £35.00 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 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 May 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 -1 27 £375 +13.63% 41
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £325 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 34 (45.33%) Linux
2 22 (29.33%) Web Services
3 21 (28.00%) SQL
4 19 (25.33%) HTML
5 15 (20.00%) Ruby
6 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (17.33%) Puppet
6 13 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (16.00%) DevOps
7 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (14.67%) CSS
8 11 (14.67%) Apache
8 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
9 10 (13.33%) Java
9 10 (13.33%) Django
9 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (12.00%) JIRA
10 9 (12.00%) C++
10 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
10 9 (12.00%) Internet
10 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (10.67%) HTTP
11 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (10.67%) Scrum
11 8 (10.67%) IaaS
12 7 (9.33%) Manual Testing
12 7 (9.33%) Perforce
12 7 (9.33%) OO
13 6 (8.00%) UNIX
13 6 (8.00%) MySQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (14.67%) Apache
2 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.67%) Zope
3 5 (6.67%) Plone
4 2 (2.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.33%) WordPress
5 1 (1.33%) Drupal
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.67%) IaaS
3 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Internet
2 8 (10.67%) HTTP
3 3 (4.00%) ZigBee
3 3 (4.00%) GPRS
3 3 (4.00%) GSM
4 2 (2.67%) 3G
4 2 (2.67%) 2G
4 2 (2.67%) SSH
5 1 (1.33%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Impala
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.33%) Sqoop
3 1 (1.33%) HBase
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) LabVIEW
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
2 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.33%) Xcode
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (6.67%) Electronics
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (42.67%) Developer
2 17 (22.67%) Python Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Administrator
3 8 (10.67%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) UI Developer
5 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) UI Programmer
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Support
6 5 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.33%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) Web Services
2 19 (25.33%) HTML
3 11 (14.67%) CSS
4 10 (13.33%) Django
5 6 (8.00%) .NET
5 6 (8.00%) RESTful
5 6 (8.00%) HTML5
6 5 (6.67%) Qt
6 5 (6.67%) XML
7 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (4.00%) REST
7 3 (4.00%) CSS3
7 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.00%) J2EE
8 2 (2.67%) LAMP
8 2 (2.67%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.33%) React
9 1 (1.33%) Laravel
9 1 (1.33%) Apache Avro
9 1 (1.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.67%) Streaming Media
2 2 (2.67%) IPTV
2 2 (2.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) UNIX
3 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Debian
3 5 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (2.67%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) DevOps
2 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.67%) Scrum
5 7 (9.33%) Manual Testing
5 7 (9.33%) OO
6 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (6.67%) Web Development
7 5 (6.67%) OOD
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.00%) Open Source
9 3 (4.00%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) Ruby
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.33%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) C
6 6 (8.00%) C#
6 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.00%) Scala
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
1 4 (5.33%) LPIC
2 2 (2.67%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Varnish
2 3 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) HDFS
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Puppet
1 13 (17.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.33%) Ansible
3 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.33%) Perforce
3 5 (6.67%) VMware
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (2.67%) Temenos
7 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.33%) Altera
7 1 (1.33%) Actel
7 1 (1.33%) Zend
7 1 (1.33%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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