The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 77 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing Python 14 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.65% 0.33% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
Python
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 East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
528 610 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.06% 38.36% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 360 198
Average daily rate £340 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 59
Average hourly rate £16.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Python
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the East Midlands region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the East Midlands region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Python
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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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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
Nottinghamshire - 6 £550 -
Leicestershire +14 2 £238 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Puppet
4 11 (31.43%) OpenStack
4 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
4 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (31.43%) Ansible
5 10 (28.57%) DevOps
6 9 (25.71%) Vagrant
6 9 (25.71%) Node.js
6 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
6 9 (25.71%) Ruby
6 9 (25.71%) UNIX
7 7 (20.00%) VMware
7 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (17.14%) New Relic
8 6 (17.14%) Salt
8 6 (17.14%) Nagios
8 6 (17.14%) Finance
8 6 (17.14%) Perl
8 6 (17.14%) DB2
8 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.29%) Maven
9 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) Ant
9 5 (14.29%) SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 11 (31.43%) OpenStack
2 9 (25.71%) Node.js
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) CICS
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) Gunicorn
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SPSS
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Heroku
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Intranet
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.86%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) SMS
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) 2G
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (2.86%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Maven
3 5 (14.29%) Ant
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) Grunt
5 2 (5.71%) GitLab
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Django Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Python/Django Developer
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) jQuery
2 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
2 4 (11.43%) CSS
2 4 (11.43%) Django
3 3 (8.57%) JSP
3 3 (8.57%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
4 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.71%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.86%) Qt
5 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.86%) STB
2 1 (2.86%) IPTV
2 1 (2.86%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (2.86%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) SUSE
5 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) DevOps
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) SOA
5 3 (8.57%) UML
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.86%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.86%) BDD
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) Ruby
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
4 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) C
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) Golang
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 11 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (31.43%) Ansible
3 9 (25.71%) Vagrant
4 6 (17.14%) Salt
4 6 (17.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) New Relic
3 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Teradata
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) Cognos