The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 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 of England 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 91 65 111
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +46
Contract jobs citing Python 46 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.61% 2.45% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 6.22% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 7
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£388 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £244 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1093 932 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.18% 39.41% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 478 603
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 98 133
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.10 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
England

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 14 July 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 14 July 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 14 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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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 -16 33 £388 +15.67% 63
Hertfordshire +14 10 £450 - 11
Essex +2 2 £325 +47.72% 2
Bedfordshire -19 1 £338 -3.57% 2
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
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England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 41 (46.59%) Linux
2 34 (38.64%) Software Engineering
3 33 (37.50%) C
4 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 23 (26.14%) Java
6 19 (21.59%) C++
7 17 (19.32%) Scrum
8 16 (18.18%) PHP
9 14 (15.91%) HTTP
10 13 (14.77%) .NET
10 13 (14.77%) Perl
10 13 (14.77%) UNIX
10 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
11 12 (13.64%) Open Source
11 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
11 12 (13.64%) XML
11 12 (13.64%) OO
12 11 (12.50%) MySQL
12 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (12.50%) Subversion
12 11 (12.50%) JSON
12 11 (12.50%) DevOps
13 10 (11.36%) jQuery
13 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
13 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.23%) Embedded C
14 9 (10.23%) Finance
14 9 (10.23%) Django
14 9 (10.23%) Embedded Linux

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (9.09%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) Drupal
3 5 (5.68%) Apache
4 4 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.55%) Node.js
4 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) HTTP
2 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.82%) Internet
3 6 (6.82%) RTP
4 5 (5.68%) Broadband
5 4 (4.55%) ADSL
5 4 (4.55%) ZigBee
5 4 (4.55%) L2TP
6 2 (2.27%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.27%) GSM
6 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.27%) TETRA
7 1 (1.14%) SAN
7 1 (1.14%) Intranet
7 1 (1.14%) SNMP
7 1 (1.14%) LDAP
7 1 (1.14%) 802.15
7 1 (1.14%) MPLS
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) MySQL
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.09%) Big Data
4 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.50%) Subversion
3 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.95%) Ant
5 5 (5.68%) JUnit
5 5 (5.68%) Selenium
6 3 (3.41%) Maven
6 3 (3.41%) JIRA
7 2 (2.27%) Robotium
7 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.27%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.14%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.14%) JMeter
8 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.14%) Mockito
8 1 (1.14%) LLVM
General
1 9 (10.23%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (35.23%) Software Engineer
2 30 (34.09%) Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Python Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Python Software Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Architect
8 5 (5.68%) Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Django Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Embedded C Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Principle Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) Senior QA Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 12 (13.64%) XML
3 11 (12.50%) JSON
4 10 (11.36%) jQuery
5 9 (10.23%) Django
6 8 (9.09%) Web Services
7 7 (7.95%) HTML
7 7 (7.95%) CSS
7 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.82%) D3.js
8 6 (6.82%) SVG
8 6 (6.82%) GStreamer
8 6 (6.82%) Twisted
9 5 (5.68%) Qt
9 5 (5.68%) Middleware
9 5 (5.68%) SOAP
9 5 (5.68%) J2EE
9 5 (5.68%) RabbitMQ
10 4 (4.55%) OpenGL ES
10 4 (4.55%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Open Source
2 7 (7.95%) MPEG
2 7 (7.95%) IPTV
2 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.82%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.82%) Device Driver
3 6 (6.82%) Streaming Video
4 4 (4.55%) PKI
5 3 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.41%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.27%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) W3C
6 2 (2.27%) Firmware
6 2 (2.27%) Statistics
6 2 (2.27%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 41 (46.59%) Linux
2 13 (14.77%) UNIX
3 9 (10.23%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
5 5 (5.68%) Windows
6 4 (4.55%) Solaris
7 3 (3.41%) Android
8 1 (1.14%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 17 (19.32%) Scrum
3 12 (13.64%) OO
4 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.50%) DevOps
5 7 (7.95%) SOA
5 7 (7.95%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.82%) OOD
6 6 (6.82%) TDD
6 6 (6.82%) MVC
6 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.68%) Memory Management
7 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
7 5 (5.68%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.55%) Project Management
8 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.55%) ITIL
8 4 (4.55%) UML
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.41%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) C
2 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.14%) Java
4 19 (21.59%) C++
5 16 (18.18%) PHP
6 13 (14.77%) Perl
6 13 (14.77%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.23%) Embedded C
8 8 (9.09%) C#
9 7 (7.95%) Assembly Language
9 7 (7.95%) Shell Script
9 7 (7.95%) Ruby
10 6 (6.82%) SQL
11 4 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (3.41%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.27%) Tcl
13 2 (2.27%) Groovy
14 1 (1.14%) Scala
14 1 (1.14%) Korn
14 1 (1.14%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Docker
2 4 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (3.41%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.14%) Xen
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) Perforce
2 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 6 (6.82%) Splunk
4 5 (5.68%) Intel
4 5 (5.68%) IBM
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) HP
6 1 (1.14%) EMC
6 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
6 1 (1.14%) Actuate
6 1 (1.14%) i2
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (1.14%) Coverity
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