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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 13 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Contract jobs citing Python 58 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 9.75% 6.19% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.22% 13.51% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 5
Average daily rate £403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £309 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
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
230 333 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.66% 45.80% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 178 123
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 52 £403 +11.03% 49
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 52 (40.31%) Perl
2 46 (35.66%) C++
3 43 (33.33%) C
4 35 (27.13%) Linux
5 34 (26.36%) Java
6 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
7 26 (20.16%) Software Engineering
8 23 (17.83%) Computer Science
8 23 (17.83%) SciPy
9 22 (17.05%) NumPy
9 22 (17.05%) SQL
10 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
10 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (16.28%) Gerrit
11 19 (14.73%) Degree
11 19 (14.73%) HTML
11 19 (14.73%) J2EE
12 17 (13.18%) MySQL
12 17 (13.18%) CSS
12 17 (13.18%) TCP/IP
13 16 (12.40%) Bash Shell
13 16 (12.40%) Test Automation
14 14 (10.85%) Algorithms
15 13 (10.08%) AngularJS
15 13 (10.08%) Bioinformatics
15 13 (10.08%) Biology
16 12 (9.30%) Ajax
16 12 (9.30%) DevOps
16 12 (9.30%) Puppet
17 11 (8.53%) Docker

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (1.55%) Apache
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.78%) nginx
2 1 (0.78%) Node.js
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) BigMachines
1 2 (1.55%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.53%) HTTP
2 11 (8.53%) Internet
3 10 (7.75%) 802.15
3 10 (7.75%) Bluetooth
3 10 (7.75%) SSL
3 10 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (7.75%) X.509
3 10 (7.75%) ZigBee
4 8 (6.20%) Wireless
5 6 (4.65%) FTP
6 1 (0.78%) DNS
6 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.78%) Firewall
6 1 (0.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) MySQL
2 7 (5.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.10%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.33%) Big Data
6 2 (1.55%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 21 (16.28%) Gerrit
3 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.10%) Selenium
6 2 (1.55%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.55%) QADirector
6 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.78%) Hudson
7 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.20%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Games
3 5 (3.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (35.66%) Developer
2 39 (30.23%) Python Developer
3 16 (12.40%) Software Developer
4 15 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 14 (10.85%) Test Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Embedded C Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Embedded Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) DSP Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 8 (6.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Audio DSP Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Audio Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Audio Software Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) DSP Software Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.83%) SciPy
2 22 (17.05%) NumPy
3 19 (14.73%) HTML
3 19 (14.73%) J2EE
4 17 (13.18%) CSS
5 13 (10.08%) AngularJS
6 12 (9.30%) Ajax
7 10 (7.75%) 802.1X
7 10 (7.75%) JSON
7 10 (7.75%) REST
8 7 (5.43%) Django
8 7 (5.43%) Qt
9 6 (4.65%) Twisted
9 6 (4.65%) Unreal Engine
9 6 (4.65%) Web Services
10 5 (3.88%) HTML5
10 5 (3.88%) jQuery
11 3 (2.33%) CSS3
11 3 (2.33%) Mason
12 2 (1.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.85%) Algorithms
3 13 (10.08%) Biology
4 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
5 9 (6.98%) Device Driver
5 9 (6.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (6.98%) Life Science
6 8 (6.20%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.88%) Visualisation
8 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.10%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.55%) Physics
10 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.13%) Linux
2 9 (6.98%) Android
3 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.43%) Windows
5 4 (3.10%) Unix
6 2 (1.55%) AIX
6 2 (1.55%) CentOS
6 2 (1.55%) HPUX
6 2 (1.55%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.40%) Test Automation
4 13 (10.08%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (9.30%) DevOps
6 11 (8.53%) Configuration Management
6 11 (8.53%) Software Testing
7 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (6.20%) Signal Processing
8 7 (5.43%) Digital Signal Processing
8 7 (5.43%) Machine Learning
8 7 (5.43%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.65%) High Availability
9 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.65%) Time Management
10 5 (3.88%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (3.88%) Front End Development
10 5 (3.88%) QMS
10 5 (3.88%) Quality Management
10 5 (3.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.31%) Perl
2 46 (35.66%) C++
3 43 (33.33%) C
4 34 (26.36%) Java
5 22 (17.05%) SQL
6 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 16 (12.40%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.53%) Embedded C
8 11 (8.53%) PHP
8 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.20%) MATLAB
10 7 (5.43%) C#
11 5 (3.88%) Ruby
12 2 (1.55%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.55%) Groovy
12 2 (1.55%) R
13 1 (0.78%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (14.73%) Degree
2 4 (3.10%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Docker
2 6 (4.65%) GPFS
2 6 (4.65%) NFS
3 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Puppet
2 7 (5.43%) Nagios
3 6 (4.65%) Ganglia
4 5 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.78%) Graphite
6 1 (0.78%) logstash
6 1 (0.78%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) Red Hat
2 6 (4.65%) IBM
3 4 (3.10%) Oracle
4 3 (2.33%) Perforce
4 3 (2.33%) VMware
5 2 (1.55%) HP
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.55%) Siebel
5 2 (1.55%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.78%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.78%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.78%) New Relic
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