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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 73 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 21 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.33% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
500 615 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 31.63% 37.32% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 306 206
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £224 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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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
Derbyshire - 5 £330 -
Northamptonshire - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +12 4 £331 - 4
Leicestershire +6 4 £500 - 5
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) UNIX
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Puppet
5 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
5 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (22.73%) Ansible
5 5 (22.73%) Maven
5 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
5 5 (22.73%) DB2
5 5 (22.73%) Ant
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (18.18%) Subversion
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
7 3 (13.64%) Rackspace
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
7 3 (13.64%) Ruby
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) CICS
4 1 (4.55%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) DVB
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) DMVPN
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Ant
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) C Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) JSP
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) MPEG
1 2 (9.09%) IPTV
1 2 (9.09%) STB
1 2 (9.09%) Video on Demand
2 1 (4.55%) Contract for Difference
2 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
1 4 (18.18%) DevOps
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) SOA
3 2 (9.09%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) C
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) C++
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Tcl
6 1 (4.55%) Golang
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (22.73%) Ansible
3 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Rackspace
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) IBM