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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 40 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 97 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.94% 1.92% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.03% 5.68% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 30
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
806 933 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.70% 33.82% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 520 622
Median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 82
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +26 64 £456 +40.38% 44
Hertfordshire +9 10 £363 +11.53%
Suffolk +4 10 £513 +23.12% 4
Norfolk +3 8 £633 +26.50% 2
Bedfordshire +7 3 £344 +5.76%
Essex - 2 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Python.

1 84 (50.91%) Linux
2 65 (39.39%) Java
3 50 (30.30%) Perl
4 45 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 43 (26.06%) C++
6 42 (25.45%) Git (software)
7 41 (24.85%) Puppet
8 39 (23.64%) DevOps
8 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (23.03%) C
10 34 (20.61%) CSS
11 33 (20.00%) Ruby
11 33 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 32 (19.39%) HTML
13 25 (15.15%) Jenkins
13 25 (15.15%) Configuration Management
14 23 (13.94%) Windows
14 23 (13.94%) Docker
14 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (12.73%) MySQL
15 21 (12.73%) Software Engineering
16 20 (12.12%) Django
17 19 (11.52%) C#
17 19 (11.52%) Ansible
18 18 (10.91%) Hadoop
18 18 (10.91%) SQL
18 18 (10.91%) Unix
19 17 (10.30%) Selenium
19 17 (10.30%) Big Data
19 17 (10.30%) Opscode Chef

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.67%) Apache
2 9 (5.45%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.24%) Apache Pig
4 7 (4.24%) nginx
4 7 (4.24%) Node.js
5 5 (3.03%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.82%) IIS
8 2 (1.21%) Jetty
8 2 (1.21%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.61%) Drupal
9 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.61%) SAS
9 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.61%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Doxygen
1 2 (1.21%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.21%) Simulink
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (4.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (4.24%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.24%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (4.24%) Route 53
5 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.42%) IaaS
5 4 (2.42%) SaaS
6 3 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.21%) Office 365
8 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) Internet
2 11 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.06%) HTTP
4 9 (5.45%) Bluetooth
5 8 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (4.24%) SSL
7 6 (3.64%) 802.15
7 6 (3.64%) X.509
7 6 (3.64%) ZigBee
8 5 (3.03%) FTP
9 4 (2.42%) DNS
9 4 (2.42%) Firewall
9 4 (2.42%) LDAP
10 3 (1.82%) WLAN
11 2 (1.21%) DHCP
11 2 (1.21%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.21%) IPsec
11 2 (1.21%) SpaceWire
11 2 (1.21%) VPN
12 1 (0.61%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) MySQL
2 18 (10.91%) Hadoop
3 17 (10.30%) Big Data
4 12 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.67%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.85%) Redis
7 7 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (4.24%) MarkLogic
7 7 (4.24%) Neo4j
7 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.42%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.82%) HBase
12 2 (1.21%) DB2
12 2 (1.21%) Impala
12 2 (1.21%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 42 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.30%) Selenium
4 13 (7.88%) Subversion
5 12 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (7.27%) Vagrant
6 10 (6.06%) Gerrit
7 6 (3.64%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.64%) Hudson
7 6 (3.64%) JIRA
8 5 (3.03%) ClearCase
8 5 (3.03%) GitLab
9 4 (2.42%) JUnit
9 4 (2.42%) NUnit
9 4 (2.42%) RSpec
9 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.82%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.21%) GCC
11 2 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.21%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.24%) Finance
3 3 (1.82%) Billing
3 3 (1.82%) Electronics
3 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.82%) Publishing
4 2 (1.21%) Avionics
4 2 (1.21%) Military
5 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (35.76%) Developer
2 36 (21.82%) Python Developer
3 31 (18.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.27%) Administrator
5 11 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
6 10 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) Hadoop Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (4.85%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.24%) Architect
9 7 (4.24%) DSP Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) DSP Software Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Embedded C Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.61%) CSS
2 32 (19.39%) HTML
3 20 (12.12%) Django
4 16 (9.70%) Web Services
5 13 (7.88%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.27%) REST
7 11 (6.67%) Ajax
8 10 (6.06%) JSON
9 8 (4.85%) J2EE
10 7 (4.24%) ELK Stack
10 7 (4.24%) jQuery
10 7 (4.24%) Middleware
11 6 (3.64%) 802.1X
11 6 (3.64%) HTML5
11 6 (3.64%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (3.64%) XML
12 5 (3.03%) CSS3
12 5 (3.03%) LAMP
12 5 (3.03%) NumPy
12 5 (3.03%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Algorithms
1 13 (7.88%) Mathematics
2 12 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.64%) Internet of Things
4 5 (3.03%) Life Science
5 4 (2.42%) Biology
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.42%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.82%) CESG
6 3 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.82%) VHDL
6 3 (1.82%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.21%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.21%) FMCG
7 2 (1.21%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.21%) Robotics
7 2 (1.21%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 84 (50.91%) Linux
2 23 (13.94%) Windows
3 18 (10.91%) Unix
4 7 (4.24%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.64%) CentOS
6 5 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.21%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.61%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Debian
8 1 (0.61%) Fedora
8 1 (0.61%) VMS
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (23.64%) DevOps
2 25 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 23 (13.94%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (12.73%) Software Engineering
5 14 (8.48%) Analytics
6 12 (7.27%) Machine Learning
7 11 (6.67%) Big Data Analytics
7 11 (6.67%) Data Analytics
7 11 (6.67%) Signal Processing
8 10 (6.06%) Scrum
9 9 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (4.85%) Digital Signal Processing
10 8 (4.85%) Functional Programming
10 8 (4.85%) Web Development
11 6 (3.64%) BDD
11 6 (3.64%) Build Automation
11 6 (3.64%) ETL
11 6 (3.64%) Security Hardening
11 6 (3.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (39.39%) Java
2 50 (30.30%) Perl
3 45 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 43 (26.06%) C++
5 38 (23.03%) C
6 33 (20.00%) Ruby
7 19 (11.52%) C#
8 18 (10.91%) SQL
9 16 (9.70%) Bash Shell
10 15 (9.09%) Shell Script
11 13 (7.88%) MATLAB
11 13 (7.88%) PHP
12 10 (6.06%) Embedded C
13 9 (5.45%) Scala
14 2 (1.21%) ANSI C
14 2 (1.21%) AWK
14 2 (1.21%) HiveQL
15 1 (0.61%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.61%) Korn
15 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) Degree
2 6 (3.64%) DV Cleared
2 6 (3.64%) RHCE
2 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) CISSP
4 2 (1.21%) CLAS
4 2 (1.21%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) HNC
5 1 (0.61%) HND
5 1 (0.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.42%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.21%) WCAG
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) DO-254
3 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (13.94%) Docker
2 8 (4.85%) Apache Flume
2 8 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (3.03%) Firmware
4 5 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.42%) KVM
5 4 (2.42%) LXC
5 4 (2.42%) vCloud
5 4 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.82%) Cygwin
6 3 (1.82%) GPFS
6 3 (1.82%) NFS
7 1 (0.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 41 (24.85%) Puppet
2 19 (11.52%) Ansible
3 17 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.67%) Packer
5 8 (4.85%) Kibana
6 7 (4.24%) logstash
7 5 (3.03%) Nagios
8 3 (1.82%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.21%) Oozie
9 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.61%) Check_MK
10 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.61%) Salt
10 1 (0.61%) SCCM
10 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (7.27%) Red Hat
2 11 (6.67%) VMware
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle
4 7 (4.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.03%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.03%) Siebel
6 3 (1.82%) FireEye
6 3 (1.82%) IBM
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe
7 2 (1.21%) Citrix
7 2 (1.21%) HP
7 2 (1.21%) Intel
8 1 (0.61%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) F5
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.61%) Splunk
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) Teradata
8 1 (0.61%) Vertica
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