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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 16 24 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +40
Contract jobs citing Python 61 36 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.78% 6.07% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.58% 11.58% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 2
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£350 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -24.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
368 311 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 46.94% 52.45% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 128 167
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.20 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 +7 45 £350 +7.69% 50
Peterborough - 3 £350 - 1
St Neots - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (59.05%) Linux
2 34 (32.38%) SQL
3 32 (30.48%) C
4 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 27 (25.71%) C++
6 25 (23.81%) HTML
7 22 (20.95%) Scrum
8 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (18.10%) XML
10 18 (17.14%) Internet
10 18 (17.14%) JIRA
11 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
11 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
12 16 (15.24%) Django
12 16 (15.24%) Java
13 15 (14.29%) UNIX
14 14 (13.33%) Web Services
15 13 (12.38%) Apache
15 13 (12.38%) Perforce
15 13 (12.38%) ZigBee
16 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
16 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
16 12 (11.43%) HTTP
16 12 (11.43%) Embedded C
17 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
17 11 (10.48%) OO
17 11 (10.48%) Varnish
17 11 (10.48%) QA
18 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
18 10 (9.52%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (12.38%) Apache
2 4 (3.81%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.90%) nginx
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) Simulink
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) Internet
2 13 (12.38%) ZigBee
3 12 (11.43%) HTTP
4 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.57%) 802.15
6 4 (3.81%) 2G
7 3 (2.86%) 3G
8 2 (1.90%) SSH
9 1 (0.95%) TETRA
9 1 (0.95%) 2.5G
9 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.95%) Wireless
9 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.95%) DECT
9 1 (0.95%) SSL
9 1 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.76%) MySQL
2 5 (4.76%) Big Data
3 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.81%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) JIRA
2 17 (16.19%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (2.86%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
2 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (0.95%) Automotive
3 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.95%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (42.86%) Developer
2 32 (30.48%) Software Engineer
3 26 (24.76%) Python Developer
4 18 (17.14%) Test Engineer
5 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) C Developer
7 8 (7.62%) C Software Engineer
7 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) C++ Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Python Software Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Programmer
11 3 (2.86%) Tester
11 3 (2.86%) Consultant
11 3 (2.86%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) HTML
2 19 (18.10%) XML
3 16 (15.24%) Django
4 14 (13.33%) Web Services
5 8 (7.62%) Qt
6 7 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (6.67%) Twisted
6 7 (6.67%) OpenCL
6 7 (6.67%) JSON
7 6 (5.71%) CSS
8 4 (3.81%) .NET
9 3 (2.86%) LAMP
9 3 (2.86%) jQuery
9 3 (2.86%) HTML5
9 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.90%) REST
10 2 (1.90%) RESTful
10 2 (1.90%) Ajax
10 2 (1.90%) J2EE
11 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 7 (6.67%) Streaming Media
3 5 (4.76%) IPTV
3 5 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.81%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.95%) Verilog
7 1 (0.95%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.95%) Informatics
7 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.95%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 62 (59.05%) Linux
2 15 (14.29%) UNIX
3 9 (8.57%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.71%) Windows
5 3 (2.86%) AIX
5 3 (2.86%) HPUX
5 3 (2.86%) Solaris
6 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.95%) Gentoo
7 1 (0.95%) Debian
7 1 (0.95%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 22 (20.95%) Scrum
3 21 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
5 11 (10.48%) OO
6 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.57%) Manual Testing
8 8 (7.62%) DevOps
9 7 (6.67%) UML
9 7 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.71%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.71%) OOD
11 5 (4.76%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.81%) Big Data Analytics
12 4 (3.81%) Analytics
12 4 (3.81%) MapReduce
12 4 (3.81%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.81%) Product Management
12 4 (3.81%) Regression Testing
12 4 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 32 (30.48%) C
3 27 (25.71%) C++
4 16 (15.24%) Java
5 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
5 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.43%) Embedded C
6 10 (9.52%) Perl
7 7 (6.67%) PHP
8 6 (5.71%) Tcl
9 5 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.86%) Ruby
11 2 (1.90%) Scala
11 2 (1.90%) Korn
11 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.90%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.95%) C#
12 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.95%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) ISEB
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.95%) RHCE
3 1 (0.95%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Varnish
2 7 (6.67%) Docker
3 4 (3.81%) Firmware
4 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.95%) Graphite
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Perforce
2 5 (4.76%) HP
3 4 (3.81%) Vertica
3 4 (3.81%) Infobright
4 3 (2.86%) VMware
5 2 (1.90%) Splunk
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.90%) Temenos
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.95%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.95%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.95%) Altera
6 1 (0.95%) Actel
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