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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 18 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 54 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.42% 4.18% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.36% 8.07% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 6
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£339 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -2.73%
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
311 347 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.72% 51.79% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 128 154
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 56
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £35.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +11 51 £339 +23.18% 71
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - - 1
St Neots - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 51 (58.62%) Linux
2 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
3 28 (32.18%) C
4 22 (25.29%) C++
5 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
6 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
6 19 (21.84%) DevOps
7 18 (20.69%) HTTP
8 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
8 17 (19.54%) Java
8 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
9 16 (18.39%) XML
9 16 (18.39%) UNIX
10 15 (17.24%) Scrum
11 13 (14.94%) Ubuntu
11 13 (14.94%) PHP
11 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
12 12 (13.79%) Twisted
12 12 (13.79%) OO
12 12 (13.79%) JSON
12 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (12.64%) Load Balancing
13 11 (12.64%) Embedded C
13 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (12.64%) Big Data
13 11 (12.64%) Django
13 11 (12.64%) Docker
14 9 (10.34%) ZigBee
14 9 (10.34%) Degree

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) HTTP
2 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.34%) ZigBee
3 9 (10.34%) Internet
4 7 (8.05%) 802.15
5 1 (1.15%) RTP
5 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.15%) Wireless
5 1 (1.15%) 2G
5 1 (1.15%) 2.5G
5 1 (1.15%) TETRA
5 1 (1.15%) SSL
5 1 (1.15%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.15%) Broadband
5 1 (1.15%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (12.64%) Big Data
3 7 (8.05%) MySQL
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.60%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.34%) Subversion
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (41.38%) Developer
2 34 (39.08%) Software Engineer
3 25 (28.74%) Python Developer
4 12 (13.79%) Test Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Software Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Python Software Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) C Developer
7 7 (8.05%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Principle Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Python Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Software Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) XML
2 12 (13.79%) JSON
2 12 (13.79%) Twisted
3 11 (12.64%) Django
3 11 (12.64%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (10.34%) HTML
5 8 (9.20%) .NET
6 7 (8.05%) Web Services
6 7 (8.05%) jQuery
6 7 (8.05%) OpenCL
7 6 (6.90%) D3.js
7 6 (6.90%) Qt
7 6 (6.90%) SVG
8 4 (4.60%) CSS
8 4 (4.60%) RESTful
9 3 (3.45%) LAMP
9 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.15%) MCollective
10 1 (1.15%) Pyramid
10 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.05%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.05%) Open Source
3 6 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.60%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.45%) Internet of Things
5 3 (3.45%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.30%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.15%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.15%) MPEG
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.15%) PKI
7 1 (1.15%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 51 (58.62%) Linux
2 16 (18.39%) UNIX
3 13 (14.94%) Ubuntu
4 9 (10.34%) Windows
5 4 (4.60%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (3.45%) AIX
6 3 (3.45%) HPUX
6 3 (3.45%) Solaris
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.15%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.15%) Debian
8 1 (1.15%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 21 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.84%) DevOps
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
5 12 (13.79%) OO
6 11 (12.64%) Load Balancing
7 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.05%) UML
9 6 (6.90%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.90%) OOD
10 4 (4.60%) TDD
10 4 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.60%) MapReduce
10 4 (4.60%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (4.60%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.60%) Analytics
10 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.18%) C
2 22 (25.29%) C++
3 19 (21.84%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.54%) Java
5 13 (14.94%) PHP
5 13 (14.94%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.64%) Embedded C
7 9 (10.34%) Ruby
8 8 (9.20%) Perl
9 6 (6.90%) C#
9 6 (6.90%) SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.60%) Tcl
11 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.30%) Korn
12 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.15%) TTCN
13 1 (1.15%) Erlang
13 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) RHCE
3 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Docker
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Firmware
4 1 (1.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) Nagios
3 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) Splunk
2 5 (5.75%) HP
3 4 (4.60%) Vertica
3 4 (4.60%) Infobright
4 3 (3.45%) Perforce
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Greenplum
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capax Global Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Rate: £35,000 - £38,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago