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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 84 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 9 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.55% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 1.82% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
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£448 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
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
570 440 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.01% 30.20% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 243 215
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 26
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £37.50 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -8 7 £575 +73.58% 4
Lincolnshire - 2 £250 - 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (62.50%) Ruby
1 15 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 13 (54.17%) DevOps
2 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
6 7 (29.17%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (29.17%) Hudson
6 7 (29.17%) Apache Qpid
6 7 (29.17%) Redis
6 7 (29.17%) MySQL
6 7 (29.17%) Perl
6 7 (29.17%) SaltStack
6 7 (29.17%) Puppet
6 7 (29.17%) Ansible
6 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (29.17%) Public Cloud
7 6 (25.00%) PHP
7 6 (25.00%) Apache
7 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (25.00%) Zenoss
7 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (29.17%) Apache Qpid
2 6 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (4.17%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) RTP
1 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 7 (29.17%) Redis
2 7 (29.17%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (29.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Games
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (54.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Django Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (20.83%) Django
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Configuration Management
1 13 (54.17%) DevOps
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Ruby
2 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 6 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) R
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (29.17%) Ansible
2 7 (29.17%) Puppet
3 6 (25.00%) Zenoss
4 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) SaltStack
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Percona
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft