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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 91 81 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 0.82% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate £360 £550 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.59% +77.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
537 490 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.27% 33.93% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 263 289
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 27
Average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.48 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Northamptonshire - 3 £475 - 4
Nottinghamshire -8 2 £325 -40.90% 9
Leicestershire - 2 £360 - 9
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) OO
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Kanban
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) CasperJS
7 2 (13.33%) Browserify

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) iPlanet
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ADSL
1 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (6.67%) IPsec
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
1 1 (6.67%) OSPF
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) CasperJS
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) webpack
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Browserify
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Handlebars
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) OO
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Ruby
7 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (13.33%) C
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) IronPython
7 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.67%) Clojure
8 1 (6.67%) Haskell
8 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds