The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 81 86 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Contract jobs citing Python 72 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.34% 1.39% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 3.48% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £283 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.46% -29.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1261 947 1258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.98% 39.81% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 486 641
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 73 119
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.43 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.90 £45.00
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 of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Python
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the East of England region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the East of England region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Python
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Cambridgeshire +19 44 £340 +28.30% 51
Hertfordshire - 13 £310 - 16
Essex -2 11 £344 -19.11% 3
Norfolk -11 3 - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 66 (56.41%) Linux
2 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 31 (26.50%) Software Engineering
4 29 (24.79%) C
5 27 (23.08%) Java
6 25 (21.37%) Bash Shell
7 24 (20.51%) HTTP
8 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
9 22 (18.80%) C++
9 22 (18.80%) Perl
9 22 (18.80%) PHP
10 20 (17.09%) SQL
11 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
12 18 (15.38%) Scrum
12 18 (15.38%) OO
12 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 18 (15.38%) Finance
13 17 (14.53%) Subversion
13 17 (14.53%) Ruby
13 17 (14.53%) DevOps
14 16 (13.68%) Open Source
14 16 (13.68%) Oracle
14 16 (13.68%) XML
14 16 (13.68%) UNIX
15 15 (12.82%) jQuery
16 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
17 13 (11.11%) JSON
17 13 (11.11%) .NET
17 13 (11.11%) HTML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (6.84%) SAS
2 6 (5.13%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) Apache
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.56%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.56%) Node.js
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) HTTP
2 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.84%) Internet
4 6 (5.13%) Broadband
4 6 (5.13%) ZigBee
5 4 (3.42%) Wireless
5 4 (3.42%) Firewall
5 4 (3.42%) ADSL
5 4 (3.42%) 802.15
5 4 (3.42%) L2TP
5 4 (3.42%) RTP
6 3 (2.56%) Telnet
6 3 (2.56%) SNMP
6 3 (2.56%) DHCP
6 3 (2.56%) NAS
7 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.71%) FTP
8 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.85%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) MySQL
2 11 (9.40%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.98%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.98%) Big Data
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.80%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.53%) Subversion
3 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.55%) Selenium
5 4 (3.42%) JIRA
6 3 (2.56%) Ant
7 2 (1.71%) Maven
7 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.71%) Mockito
7 2 (1.71%) Hamcrest
7 2 (1.71%) Robotium
8 1 (0.85%) Firebug
8 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.85%) JMeter
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Developer
2 33 (28.21%) Software Engineer
3 23 (19.66%) Python Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Test Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Python Software Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Data Scientist
7 6 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Python/Django Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.27%) C Developer
8 5 (4.27%) C Software Engineer
9 4 (3.42%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.42%) Consultant
10 3 (2.56%) Tester
10 3 (2.56%) Principle Engineer
10 3 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) XML
2 15 (12.82%) jQuery
3 13 (11.11%) JSON
3 13 (11.11%) HTML
3 13 (11.11%) .NET
4 12 (10.26%) CSS
5 10 (8.55%) Twisted
6 9 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (7.69%) Django
7 8 (6.84%) Web Services
7 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.98%) OpenCL
8 7 (5.98%) HTML5
9 6 (5.13%) Qt
9 6 (5.13%) D3.js
9 6 (5.13%) SVG
10 5 (4.27%) CSS3
11 4 (3.42%) REST
11 4 (3.42%) GStreamer
11 4 (3.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.68%) Open Source
3 11 (9.40%) Mathematics
4 9 (7.69%) Statistics
4 9 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (6.84%) Visualisation
5 8 (6.84%) Applied Mathematics
6 7 (5.98%) Economics
7 5 (4.27%) Device Driver
8 4 (3.42%) Streaming Video
8 4 (3.42%) STB
8 4 (3.42%) PKI
8 4 (3.42%) IPTV
8 4 (3.42%) MPEG
8 4 (3.42%) Firmware
9 3 (2.56%) Biology
9 3 (2.56%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.71%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (1.71%) User Experience
10 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 66 (56.41%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) UNIX
3 12 (10.26%) Ubuntu
4 10 (8.55%) Windows
5 7 (5.98%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (4.27%) Solaris
7 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.71%) Android
8 2 (1.71%) AIX
8 2 (1.71%) HPUX
8 2 (1.71%) FreeBSD
8 2 (1.71%) Debian
9 1 (0.85%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.38%) OO
3 18 (15.38%) Scrum
4 17 (14.53%) DevOps
5 9 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 9 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.84%) Predictive Modelling
7 7 (5.98%) Operations Research
7 7 (5.98%) ETL
8 6 (5.13%) OOD
8 6 (5.13%) TDD
8 6 (5.13%) MVC
8 6 (5.13%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.27%) Web Application Development
9 5 (4.27%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.27%) Web Development
9 5 (4.27%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.79%) C
3 27 (23.08%) Java
4 25 (21.37%) Bash Shell
5 22 (18.80%) C++
5 22 (18.80%) Perl
5 22 (18.80%) PHP
6 20 (17.09%) SQL
7 17 (14.53%) Ruby
8 8 (6.84%) Embedded C
9 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.98%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.98%) C#
10 4 (3.42%) R
10 4 (3.42%) Embedded C++
10 4 (3.42%) Tcl
11 3 (2.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (2.56%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.71%) Korn
13 1 (0.85%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) RHCE
3 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Puppet
2 3 (2.56%) SCOM
2 3 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.56%) Nagios
3 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Splunk
3 7 (5.98%) Informatica
3 7 (5.98%) Teradata
4 6 (5.13%) Perforce
5 4 (3.42%) IBM
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.56%) VMware
6 3 (2.56%) Tripwire
6 3 (2.56%) Intel
6 3 (2.56%) McAfee
7 2 (1.71%) Twitter
7 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.71%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.85%) Cognos
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) Actuate
8 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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