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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 79 91 60
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Contract jobs citing Python 53 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.92% 1.65% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 4.41% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 21
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £41.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £36.00 £51.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
933 1112 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.83% 37.43% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 622 469
Average daily rate £350 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 94
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.09 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 May 2015.

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
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 May 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
Cambridgeshire -2 31 £325 -13.33% 58
Hertfordshire +6 13 £325 -21.21% 12
Norfolk 0 5 £500 - 2
Suffolk +9 4 £416 +0.90%
Bedfordshire +6 1 £325 -3.70% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 58 (47.15%) Linux
2 31 (25.20%) Java
3 30 (24.39%) HTML
4 24 (19.51%) SQL
4 24 (19.51%) Web Services
4 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 23 (18.70%) Ruby
5 23 (18.70%) JIRA
5 23 (18.70%) Windows
6 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 20 (16.26%) Oracle
7 20 (16.26%) CSS
7 20 (16.26%) UNIX
8 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (13.82%) Perl
9 17 (13.82%) C++
9 17 (13.82%) C
9 17 (13.82%) Telecoms
9 17 (13.82%) HTML5
10 16 (13.01%) Selenium
11 15 (12.20%) Red Hat
11 15 (12.20%) XML
12 13 (10.57%) Apache
13 12 (9.76%) JUnit
13 12 (9.76%) MVC
13 12 (9.76%) Scrum
13 12 (9.76%) CSS3
13 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 12 (9.76%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (10.57%) Apache
2 11 (8.94%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.32%) JBoss
3 9 (7.32%) MQSeries
4 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.07%) Confluence
5 5 (4.07%) Zope
5 5 (4.07%) Plone
6 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.63%) nginx
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.81%) Drupal
8 1 (0.81%) WordPress
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.88%) IaaS
3 4 (3.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) Internet
2 8 (6.50%) HTTP
3 7 (5.69%) Firewall
4 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.07%) SSH
5 5 (4.07%) GSM
6 4 (3.25%) LAN
6 4 (3.25%) WAN
6 4 (3.25%) DNS
7 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.44%) ZigBee
7 3 (2.44%) Network Security
7 3 (2.44%) SSL
7 3 (2.44%) LDAP
7 3 (2.44%) GPRS
8 2 (1.63%) 3GPP
8 2 (1.63%) WLAN
8 2 (1.63%) WCDMA
8 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.69%) MySQL
3 5 (4.07%) Apache Hive
3 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.25%) Big Data
5 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.44%) Couchbase
5 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.44%) EDMS
5 3 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.81%) HBase
6 1 (0.81%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.81%) Impala
6 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) JIRA
2 16 (13.01%) Selenium
3 12 (9.76%) JUnit
4 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
5 9 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.32%) Ant
6 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.44%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.63%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.63%) Subversion
8 2 (1.63%) TestLink
9 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (13.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.94%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Electronics
4 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Avionics
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (39.02%) Developer
2 22 (17.89%) Python Developer
3 21 (17.07%) Software Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Administrator
5 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.50%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (5.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.69%) Consultant
6 7 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) UI Programmer
7 6 (4.88%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Linux Support
8 5 (4.07%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.25%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.39%) HTML
2 24 (19.51%) Web Services
3 20 (16.26%) CSS
4 17 (13.82%) HTML5
5 15 (12.20%) XML
6 12 (9.76%) CSS3
6 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
7 11 (8.94%) Django
8 10 (8.13%) JSON
9 9 (7.32%) PhoneGap
9 9 (7.32%) Apache Camel
9 9 (7.32%) jQuery
10 8 (6.50%) .NET
11 7 (5.69%) REST
12 6 (4.88%) RESTful
13 5 (4.07%) Qt
14 3 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (2.44%) Regular Expression
14 3 (2.44%) Spring
14 3 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) Visualisation
2 7 (5.69%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.25%) Open Source
4 3 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.44%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.63%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.63%) PKI
5 2 (1.63%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.63%) IPTV
5 2 (1.63%) Verilog
5 2 (1.63%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (47.15%) Linux
2 23 (18.70%) Windows
3 20 (16.26%) UNIX
4 6 (4.88%) Debian
5 4 (3.25%) Solaris
5 4 (3.25%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.44%) zOS
6 3 (2.44%) AIX
7 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.63%) Android
7 2 (1.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.81%) SUSE
8 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (19.51%) Software Engineering
2 19 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (9.76%) MVC
3 12 (9.76%) Scrum
4 11 (8.94%) DevOps
5 10 (8.13%) UML
5 10 (8.13%) SOA
5 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.32%) Mobile Development
6 9 (7.32%) Manual Testing
6 9 (7.32%) OOP
7 8 (6.50%) OO
7 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
7 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.69%) Web Development
9 6 (4.88%) OOD
9 6 (4.88%) Project Planning
9 6 (4.88%) Automation Testing
9 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.20%) Java
2 24 (19.51%) SQL
3 23 (18.70%) Ruby
4 21 (17.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.82%) Perl
5 17 (13.82%) C++
5 17 (13.82%) C
6 9 (7.32%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.69%) C#
8 6 (4.88%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.88%) Scala
9 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.44%) Bourne shell
10 3 (2.44%) C-shell
10 3 (2.44%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.44%) PHP
11 2 (1.63%) VC++
11 2 (1.63%) Go
11 2 (1.63%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.25%) LPIC
3 4 (3.25%) Degree
4 2 (1.63%) ISEB
4 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) JTAG
2 1 (0.81%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.81%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Varnish
2 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.44%) vSphere
3 3 (2.44%) ACF2
3 3 (2.44%) Docker
3 3 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.44%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.44%) RACF
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) iptables
5 1 (0.81%) HDFS
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
5 1 (0.81%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (6.50%) Puppet
2 2 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.81%) Iperf
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) Check_MK
3 1 (0.81%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) Oracle
2 15 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.13%) VMware
4 9 (7.32%) Talend
4 9 (7.32%) Perforce
5 7 (5.69%) Cisco
6 6 (4.88%) EMC
7 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.25%) Sun
8 4 (3.25%) HP
8 4 (3.25%) Splunk
9 3 (2.44%) Lumension
9 3 (2.44%) AlgoSec
9 3 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.44%) IBM
9 3 (2.44%) Symantec
9 3 (2.44%) Sophos
9 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.63%) Temenos
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Norwich
Venturi
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago