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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 20 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 60 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.01% 4.75% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.15% 10.75% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £267 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £443 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £57.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.17% +46.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
424 372 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 49.53% 44.18% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 233 139
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 17
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +2 49 £400 +10.34% 65
Huntingdon - 1 £440 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 48 (48.48%) Linux
2 38 (38.38%) Web Services
3 37 (37.37%) Ruby
4 36 (36.36%) DevOps
5 34 (34.34%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (34.34%) Puppet
6 32 (32.32%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (25.25%) Configuration Management
8 21 (21.21%) C++
9 20 (20.20%) Ansible
10 17 (17.17%) Java
11 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
11 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (14.14%) Windows
13 13 (13.13%) SQL
14 12 (12.12%) C
14 12 (12.12%) IaaS
15 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
15 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
15 11 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (10.10%) C#
16 10 (10.10%) Perl
16 10 (10.10%) Oracle
16 10 (10.10%) UNIX
17 9 (9.09%) .NET
17 9 (9.09%) MySQL
17 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
18 8 (8.08%) VMware
18 8 (8.08%) Django
18 8 (8.08%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.07%) Apache
3 5 (5.05%) Zope
3 5 (5.05%) Plone
4 2 (2.02%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 34 (34.34%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.12%) IaaS
3 2 (2.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Wireless
2 4 (4.04%) NGN
2 4 (4.04%) LDAP
2 4 (4.04%) HTTP
2 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) Xcode
4 3 (3.03%) JIRA
4 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.03%) eggPlant
4 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.01%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.01%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.01%) Publishing
2 1 (1.01%) Banking
2 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.01%) Marketing
2 1 (1.01%) Electronics
2 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (35.35%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (22.22%) Python Developer
4 18 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (15.15%) Administrator
5 15 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (14.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (14.14%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.08%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Architect
7 8 (8.08%) Systems Architect
8 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.05%) Linux Support
10 4 (4.04%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.38%) Web Services
2 9 (9.09%) .NET
3 8 (8.08%) Django
4 7 (7.07%) HTML
4 7 (7.07%) SciPy
4 7 (7.07%) NumPy
5 5 (5.05%) CSS
6 4 (4.04%) HTML5
6 4 (4.04%) Qt
6 4 (4.04%) Twisted
7 3 (3.03%) RESTful
7 3 (3.03%) Servlets
7 3 (3.03%) SOAP
7 3 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.02%) Sensu
8 2 (2.02%) J2EE
9 1 (1.01%) Spring
9 1 (1.01%) JFC
9 1 (1.01%) WPF
9 1 (1.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.02%) Life Science
3 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.02%) Biology
4 1 (1.01%) Physics
4 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.48%) Linux
2 14 (14.14%) Windows
3 10 (10.10%) UNIX
4 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.05%) Debian
6 3 (3.03%) CentOS
7 2 (2.02%) Android
8 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.36%) DevOps
2 25 (25.25%) Configuration Management
3 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.06%) OO
5 6 (6.06%) Web Development
6 5 (5.05%) Automated Testing
6 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.05%) OOD
7 4 (4.04%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.03%) QMS
8 3 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.03%) Use Case
8 3 (3.03%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.03%) Project Management
8 3 (3.03%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.02%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.37%) Ruby
2 21 (21.21%) C++
3 17 (17.17%) Java
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.13%) SQL
6 12 (12.12%) C
7 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 10 (10.10%) C#
8 10 (10.10%) Perl
9 3 (3.03%) PHP
9 3 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.03%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.03%) Groovy
10 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Degree
2 4 (4.04%) LPIC
3 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
2 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) XenServer
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (34.34%) Puppet
2 32 (32.32%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (20.20%) Ansible
4 5 (5.05%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (2.02%) logstash
6 2 (2.02%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.10%) Oracle
3 8 (8.08%) VMware
4 3 (3.03%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco
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