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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / East Midlands
Rank 63 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 37 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.52% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.34% 1.29% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £360 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -34.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%

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
584 543 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.81% 34.02% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 329 272
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 14
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.35 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Nottinghamshire +18 14 £375 +15.38% 3
Leicestershire +18 12 £433 +20.13%
Northamptonshire +4 12 £500 +5.26% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 1
Derbyshire -7 1 - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 28 (43.08%) Linux
2 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 26 (40.00%) .NET
2 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (38.46%) C#
4 21 (32.31%) Java
5 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (24.62%) JSON
6 16 (24.62%) R
6 16 (24.62%) Apache Spark
7 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (18.46%) Hadoop
9 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
9 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
9 12 (18.46%) IaaS
9 12 (18.46%) HTML
9 12 (18.46%) Web Services
10 11 (16.92%) C++
10 11 (16.92%) MongoDB
10 11 (16.92%) PaaS
10 11 (16.92%) Docker
11 10 (15.38%) Node.js
11 10 (15.38%) TDD
11 10 (15.38%) Scrum
12 9 (13.85%) Aerospace
12 9 (13.85%) C
12 9 (13.85%) CSS
12 9 (13.85%) REST

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 16 (24.62%) Apache Spark
2 7 (10.77%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) SAS
4 4 (6.15%) nginx
5 3 (4.62%) Apache Pig
5 3 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SPSS
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.46%) IaaS
3 11 (16.92%) PaaS
4 6 (9.23%) SaaS
5 5 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (6.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.54%) Office 365
7 1 (1.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
1 6 (9.23%) SSL
1 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.08%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
2 2 (3.08%) NGN
2 2 (3.08%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (3.08%) TACACS
2 2 (3.08%) VXLAN
2 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) Hadoop
1 12 (18.46%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.92%) MongoDB
3 8 (12.31%) Power BI
4 7 (10.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (10.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
5 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.69%) Data Lake
6 5 (7.69%) HDInsight
6 5 (7.69%) InfluxDB
6 5 (7.69%) OpenTSDB
7 4 (6.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (6.15%) Big Data
8 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.54%) HBase
8 1 (1.54%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.23%) JIRA
4 5 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.62%) gulp
5 3 (4.62%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.62%) webpack
6 2 (3.08%) Bower
6 2 (3.08%) CasperJS
6 2 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.08%) MSTest
6 2 (3.08%) Selenium
6 2 (3.08%) Yeoman
7 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.54%) Hudson
7 1 (1.54%) Mocha
7 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (13.85%) Aerospace
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.08%) Front Office
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Developer
2 9 (13.85%) Architect
3 6 (9.23%) Data Scientist
4 5 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Systems Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Angular Developer
6 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.62%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) .NET
2 16 (24.62%) JSON
3 12 (18.46%) HTML
3 12 (18.46%) Web Services
4 10 (15.38%) Node.js
5 9 (13.85%) AngularJS
5 9 (13.85%) CSS
5 9 (13.85%) REST
6 7 (10.77%) RESTful
7 5 (7.69%) XML
8 4 (6.15%) Angular 2
8 4 (6.15%) Entity Framework
8 4 (6.15%) jQuery
8 4 (6.15%) Silverlight
9 3 (4.62%) Django
9 3 (4.62%) Handlebars
9 3 (4.62%) HTML5
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (4.62%) React
9 3 (4.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) iPhone
6 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.08%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Ubuntu
3 6 (9.23%) Windows
4 5 (7.69%) Android
4 5 (7.69%) CoreOS
5 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.15%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) CentOS
6 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) SUSE
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
3 10 (15.38%) Scrum
3 10 (15.38%) TDD
4 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.31%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
5 8 (12.31%) Machine Learning
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (7.69%) Data Validation
7 5 (7.69%) ETL
7 5 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Kanban
7 5 (7.69%) Microservices
7 5 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.69%) SOA
7 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) SQL
2 25 (38.46%) C#
3 21 (32.31%) Java
4 16 (24.62%) R
5 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 11 (16.92%) C++
7 9 (13.85%) C
8 8 (12.31%) MATLAB
8 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.69%) Scala
10 4 (6.15%) Embedded C
10 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
11 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.62%) PHP
11 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
12 2 (3.08%) Ruby
13 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.54%) Go
13 1 (1.54%) Perl
13 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) CCNP
3 2 (3.08%) CCSA
3 2 (3.08%) CCSE
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) HL7
2 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) Docker
2 3 (4.62%) Samba
3 2 (3.08%) vCloud
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) HDFS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.62%) Graphite
2 3 (4.62%) logstash
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Salt
4 1 (1.54%) Consul
4 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.54%) Kibana
4 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) Mesos
4 1 (1.54%) Rancher
4 1 (1.54%) rkt
4 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.77%) Tableau
2 5 (7.69%) MuleSoft
2 5 (7.69%) Talend
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (3.08%) Computacenter
4 2 (3.08%) F5
4 2 (3.08%) Juniper
4 2 (3.08%) Minitab
4 2 (3.08%) Nokia
4 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) SaltStack