The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 78 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Python 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.90% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 0.65% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
446 460 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.78% 31.75% 28.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 223 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 27 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.65 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Leicestershire -2 4 £500 - 4
Nottinghamshire +12 2 £331 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £330 - 5
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (38.46%) Ansible
4 5 (38.46%) Ant
4 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
6 3 (23.08%) Rackspace
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 2 (15.38%) IPTV
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) DVB
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (38.46%) OpenStack
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) VLAN
1 2 (15.38%) DVB
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
1 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) IPTV
1 2 (15.38%) STB
1 2 (15.38%) MPEG
1 2 (15.38%) Video on Demand
2 1 (7.69%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Perl
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Tcl
4 2 (15.38%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Golang
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) Ansible
3 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Rackspace
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago