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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 85 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 16 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.01% 0.57% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.96% 1.57% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Median daily rate £375 £448 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +32.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +30.83%
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
541 574 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.13% 36.47% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 376 239
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 28
Median hourly rate £44.00 £15.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.90% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £37.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 9 £340 -40.86% 9
Derbyshire - 4 £475 - 1
Lincolnshire -2 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 13 (48.15%) Web Services
1 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
7 5 (18.52%) Microservices
7 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
7 5 (18.52%) CSS3
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) JSON
8 4 (14.81%) Selenium
8 4 (14.81%) Ruby
8 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 4 (14.81%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (14.81%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) PHP
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) CasperJS

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 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) CICS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) CasperJS
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
2 4 (14.81%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) webpack
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Bower
4 2 (7.41%) gulp
4 2 (7.41%) Yeoman
5 1 (3.70%) MSTest
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Data Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Python Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) CSS
4 5 (18.52%) CSS3
4 5 (18.52%) HTML5
4 5 (18.52%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) .NET
5 4 (14.81%) Ajax
5 4 (14.81%) Browserify
5 4 (14.81%) Handlebars
6 3 (11.11%) Django
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) DOM
7 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (7.41%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) RESTful
7 2 (7.41%) Sass
8 1 (3.70%) Middleware
8 1 (3.70%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) Re-Platforming
3 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Web Design
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Kanban
6 2 (7.41%) OO
6 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) System Testing
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) PHP
3 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) IronPython
6 1 (3.70%) Go
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Samba
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Graphite
2 3 (11.11%) logstash
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Icinga
3 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle