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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 84 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 17 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% - 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Average daily rate
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£475 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
659 511 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.06% 34.41% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 293 180
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £18.10 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire - 16 £475 - 3
Leicestershire - 1 - - 7
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Ruby
1 17 (77.27%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (40.91%) Puppet
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (40.91%) Ansible
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
6 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
6 7 (31.82%) MySQL
6 7 (31.82%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) PHP
7 6 (27.27%) Apache
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 6 (27.27%) Zenoss
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
7 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (27.27%) Hudson
7 6 (27.27%) Apache Qpid
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (27.27%) Redis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 3 (13.64%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
1 2 (9.09%) RTP
2 1 (4.55%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 7 (31.82%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 6 (27.27%) Redis
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (27.27%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Games
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
1 12 (54.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (9.09%) Django
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
1 15 (68.18%) Configuration Management
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Ruby
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 6 (27.27%) PHP
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (40.91%) Puppet
2 9 (40.91%) Ansible
3 6 (27.27%) Zenoss
4 3 (13.64%) Nagios
4 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
4 3 (13.64%) Salt
5 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 6 (27.27%) SaltStack
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) New Relic
3 1 (4.55%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Percona
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