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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 51 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 83 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.27% 1.73% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.26% 4.31% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 4
Average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -27.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
896 929 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.32% 40.11% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 507 538
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 88 73
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +12 51 £350 - 77
Hertfordshire +7 15 £500 +81.81% 13
Essex +14 9 £350 +79.48% 3
Suffolk -1 4 £438 +12.90% 1
Bedfordshire -9 2 £550 +49.15% 1
Norfolk - 2 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 93 (55.69%) Linux
2 52 (31.14%) SQL
3 44 (26.35%) Software Engineering
4 41 (24.55%) HTML
4 41 (24.55%) Java
5 32 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (17.96%) JIRA
6 30 (17.96%) JavaScript
6 30 (17.96%) C
7 29 (17.37%) XML
8 28 (16.77%) C++
9 27 (16.17%) Scrum
9 27 (16.17%) Git (software)
10 25 (14.97%) Ruby
10 25 (14.97%) Test Automation
11 24 (14.37%) Selenium
12 22 (13.17%) Software Testing
13 21 (12.57%) Internet
13 21 (12.57%) Algorithms
14 20 (11.98%) Oracle
14 20 (11.98%) Perl
14 20 (11.98%) UNIX
14 20 (11.98%) CSS
14 20 (11.98%) HTTP
15 19 (11.38%) Web Services
15 19 (11.38%) PHP
15 19 (11.38%) Django
16 17 (10.18%) Computer Science
16 17 (10.18%) Hadoop
16 17 (10.18%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (8.38%) Apache
2 13 (7.78%) SAS
3 6 (3.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.59%) JBoss
3 6 (3.59%) MQSeries
3 6 (3.59%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.40%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.40%) Confluence
5 3 (1.80%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.80%) Node.js
6 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.20%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) Simulink
2 1 (0.60%) Maya
2 1 (0.60%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.57%) Internet
2 20 (11.98%) HTTP
3 16 (9.58%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.19%) ZigBee
5 8 (4.79%) 802.15
6 7 (4.19%) Wireless
7 6 (3.59%) Broadband
7 6 (3.59%) DHCP
7 6 (3.59%) Firewall
7 6 (3.59%) NAS
8 5 (2.99%) Telnet
9 4 (2.40%) FTP
9 4 (2.40%) SNMP
9 4 (2.40%) 2G
10 3 (1.80%) 3G
10 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.20%) SSH
11 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.20%) GPRS
11 2 (1.20%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.18%) Hadoop
2 12 (7.19%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 10 (5.99%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.79%) MySQL
7 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.40%) Big Data
8 4 (2.40%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.80%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (17.96%) JIRA
2 27 (16.17%) Git (software)
3 24 (14.37%) Selenium
4 13 (7.78%) Jenkins
5 11 (6.59%) Subversion
6 9 (5.39%) JUnit
7 6 (3.59%) Ant
7 6 (3.59%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (2.40%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.80%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.20%) Maven
10 2 (1.20%) Firebug
10 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.20%) Mockito
10 2 (1.20%) Hamcrest
11 1 (0.60%) Trac
11 1 (0.60%) Redmine
General
1 15 (8.98%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.78%) Finance
3 5 (2.99%) Electronics
4 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.80%) Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (32.93%) Developer
2 41 (24.55%) Software Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Python Developer
4 26 (15.57%) Test Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Data Scientist
8 9 (5.39%) Analyst
8 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Tester
10 7 (4.19%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.59%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.99%) C Developer
12 5 (2.99%) C Software Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Systems Integration Engineer
13 4 (2.40%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.55%) HTML
2 29 (17.37%) XML
3 20 (11.98%) CSS
4 19 (11.38%) Web Services
4 19 (11.38%) Django
5 16 (9.58%) JSON
6 14 (8.38%) HTML5
6 14 (8.38%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.19%) jQuery
8 11 (6.59%) .NET
9 10 (5.99%) REST
10 9 (5.39%) CSS3
11 7 (4.19%) Qt
11 7 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (4.19%) Twisted
11 7 (4.19%) OpenCL
12 6 (3.59%) PhoneGap
12 6 (3.59%) Apache Camel
13 4 (2.40%) Spring
13 4 (2.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.57%) Algorithms
2 17 (10.18%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.98%) Mathematics
4 13 (7.78%) Statistics
5 12 (7.19%) Applied Mathematics
5 12 (7.19%) Economics
5 12 (7.19%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.99%) Open Source
7 7 (4.19%) Streaming Media
7 7 (4.19%) STB
8 6 (3.59%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (3.59%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.99%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.99%) IPTV
10 4 (2.40%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.80%) Biology
12 2 (1.20%) Life Science
12 2 (1.20%) Internet of Things
12 2 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (55.69%) Linux
2 20 (11.98%) UNIX
3 15 (8.98%) Windows
4 11 (6.59%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.80%) AIX
5 3 (1.80%) HPUX
5 3 (1.80%) Solaris
5 3 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Debian
6 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.20%) Android
6 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.35%) Software Engineering
2 32 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.17%) Scrum
4 25 (14.97%) Test Automation
5 22 (13.17%) Software Testing
6 16 (9.58%) UML
7 15 (8.98%) OO
8 14 (8.38%) Manual Testing
8 14 (8.38%) MVC
9 13 (7.78%) Predictive Modelling
10 12 (7.19%) Operations Research
10 12 (7.19%) ETL
10 12 (7.19%) DevOps
11 10 (5.99%) TDD
12 9 (5.39%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.79%) Web Development
13 8 (4.79%) Automation Testing
13 8 (4.79%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.14%) SQL
2 41 (24.55%) Java
3 30 (17.96%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.96%) C
4 28 (16.77%) C++
5 25 (14.97%) Ruby
6 20 (11.98%) Perl
7 19 (11.38%) PHP
8 17 (10.18%) Bash Shell
9 11 (6.59%) Shell Script
10 10 (5.99%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.79%) R
12 6 (3.59%) Tcl
13 5 (2.99%) Scala
13 5 (2.99%) C#
13 5 (2.99%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.20%) Korn
14 2 (1.20%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.60%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.19%) Degree
4 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.80%) ISEB
6 2 (1.20%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) Varnish
2 10 (5.99%) Firmware
3 7 (4.19%) Docker
4 3 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) Puppet
2 3 (1.80%) SCOM
2 3 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.20%) Nagios
3 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) Graphite
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (11.98%) Oracle
2 16 (9.58%) Perforce
3 12 (7.19%) Teradata
4 11 (6.59%) Informatica
5 6 (3.59%) Talend
6 5 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.99%) HP
7 4 (2.40%) Vertica
7 4 (2.40%) Infobright
7 4 (2.40%) Splunk
8 3 (1.80%) McAfee
8 3 (1.80%) VMware
8 3 (1.80%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) EMC
9 2 (1.20%) Temenos
9 2 (1.20%) Twitter
9 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.60%) Altera
10 1 (0.60%) Actel
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