The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 14 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 52 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.30% 10.23% 6.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.06% 25.11% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 25
Median daily rate £350 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 15
Median hourly rate £36.75 £38.13 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.60% -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £42.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.14%

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
288 231 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 51.52% 40.74% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 127 182
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 32
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.13 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% -5.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £36.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 37 £350 -13.04% 64
Peterborough - 1 £326 - 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 51 (47.66%) Linux
2 29 (27.10%) C++
2 29 (27.10%) Java
3 28 (26.17%) C
4 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
5 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (22.43%) SQL
7 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
7 19 (17.76%) Perl
7 19 (17.76%) Relational Database
8 16 (14.95%) HTML
8 16 (14.95%) Unix
8 16 (14.95%) Degree
9 15 (14.02%) JSON
9 15 (14.02%) Git (software)
9 15 (14.02%) REST
9 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
9 15 (14.02%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (13.08%) Web Services
10 14 (13.08%) Oracle
10 14 (13.08%) NoSQL
10 14 (13.08%) DevOps
11 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (12.15%) C#
11 13 (12.15%) CSS
12 12 (11.21%) .NET
12 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
13 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
13 11 (10.28%) PHP
13 11 (10.28%) Docker

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.54%) Apache
1 7 (6.54%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.87%) nginx
3 2 (1.87%) WordPress
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Doxygen
2 3 (2.80%) Weka
3 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.54%) IaaS
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.35%) Internet
3 9 (8.41%) SSL
4 8 (7.48%) X.509
5 6 (5.61%) Bluetooth
5 6 (5.61%) HTTP
5 6 (5.61%) Wireless
6 4 (3.74%) LDAP
7 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.87%) Firewall
8 2 (1.87%) SAN
8 2 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.93%) 802.15
9 1 (0.93%) AMQP
9 1 (0.93%) DNS
9 1 (0.93%) RS-232
9 1 (0.93%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) Relational Database
2 15 (14.02%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (13.08%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.48%) Apache Hive
4 8 (7.48%) Big Data
4 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.48%) MySQL
5 7 (6.54%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.54%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.74%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.74%) HBase
8 3 (2.80%) Mahout
8 3 (2.80%) Power BI
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.61%) Eclipse
3 6 (5.61%) LabVIEW
4 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.93%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) NUnit
5 1 (0.93%) RSpec
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Trac
5 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.48%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.54%) Electronics
3 4 (3.74%) Finance
4 2 (1.87%) Billing
4 2 (1.87%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Military
5 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (42.06%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Python Developer
3 12 (11.21%) Software Engineer
4 10 (9.35%) Test Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Python Software Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Author
7 6 (5.61%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Author
8 5 (4.67%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Bluetooth Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Audio Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Audio Software Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (2.80%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) HTML
2 15 (14.02%) JSON
2 15 (14.02%) REST
3 14 (13.08%) Web Services
4 13 (12.15%) CSS
5 12 (11.21%) .NET
5 12 (11.21%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.35%) XML
7 9 (8.41%) Django
8 8 (7.48%) Oracle ADF
9 6 (5.61%) XSLT
10 5 (4.67%) Kafka
11 4 (3.74%) Flask
11 4 (3.74%) NumPy
12 3 (2.80%) D3.js
12 3 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (2.80%) scikit-learn
12 3 (2.80%) SQLAlchemy
12 3 (2.80%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.48%) Internet of Things
3 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.80%) Biology
6 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.80%) Physics
6 3 (2.80%) Statistics
6 3 (2.80%) User Experience
7 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Online Games
8 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 51 (47.66%) Linux
2 16 (14.95%) Unix
3 9 (8.41%) Windows
4 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.08%) DevOps
4 9 (8.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.54%) Change Management
6 7 (6.54%) ITSM
6 7 (6.54%) Machine Learning
6 7 (6.54%) TDD
7 6 (5.61%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (5.61%) High Availability
7 6 (5.61%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (5.61%) Web Development
8 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.67%) MapReduce
8 5 (4.67%) Open Source
9 4 (3.74%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (3.74%) Signal Processing
9 4 (3.74%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.10%) C++
1 29 (27.10%) Java
2 28 (26.17%) C
3 24 (22.43%) SQL
4 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 19 (17.76%) Perl
5 13 (12.15%) C#
6 11 (10.28%) PHP
7 8 (7.48%) Embedded C
7 8 (7.48%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.48%) R
7 8 (7.48%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.54%) Ruby
9 6 (5.61%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.67%) Scala
11 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.87%) Postgraduate
2 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) JTAG
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.93%) MISRA
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Docker
2 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) Firmware
3 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.87%) KVM
3 2 (1.87%) LXC
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.80%) Kibana
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Consul
4 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) VMware
3 4 (3.74%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.87%) Brocade
4 2 (1.87%) CA
4 2 (1.87%) HP
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) Riverbed
4 2 (1.87%) Vyatta
5 1 (0.93%) BT
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) Samsung
5 1 (0.93%) Vertica
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