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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / East of England
Rank 31 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +9
Contract jobs citing Python 129 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.93% 2.96% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.50% 8.95% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 33
Median daily rate £445 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £448 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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
832 782 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.25% 33.04% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 452 511
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 68 66
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £32.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.83 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +7 64 £375 -6.25% 103
Hertfordshire +24 36 £444 +1.42% 7
Bedfordshire - 18 £448 - 4
Essex +1 10 £537 +34.31% 4
Norfolk +4 1 - - 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 104 (48.37%) Linux
2 79 (36.74%) Java
3 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (29.77%) Ruby
5 52 (24.19%) Perl
6 48 (22.33%) C
7 47 (21.86%) JavaScript
7 47 (21.86%) Software Engineering
8 45 (20.93%) Git (software)
8 45 (20.93%) SQL
9 43 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 41 (19.07%) DevOps
11 37 (17.21%) Continuous Delivery
11 37 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (16.74%) SSL
13 35 (16.28%) Apache
13 35 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
14 33 (15.35%) C++
14 33 (15.35%) Jenkins
15 31 (14.42%) C#
15 31 (14.42%) E-Commerce
15 31 (14.42%) TDD
16 30 (13.95%) Docker
16 30 (13.95%) Cucumber
17 29 (13.49%) Puppet
18 28 (13.02%) Degree
19 27 (12.56%) QA
19 27 (12.56%) REST
20 26 (12.09%) Test Automation
21 25 (11.63%) Bash Shell

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 35 (16.28%) Apache
2 21 (9.77%) Tomcat
3 10 (4.65%) nginx
4 7 (3.26%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.33%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.33%) JBoss
6 4 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.86%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) WordPress
8 2 (0.93%) Confluence
8 2 (0.93%) Drupal
8 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.47%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.47%) SAS
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Doxygen
2 3 (1.40%) Weka
3 1 (0.47%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.93%) Magento
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.77%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.98%) IaaS
2 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.19%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 36 (16.74%) SSL
3 24 (11.16%) HTTP
4 22 (10.23%) Firewall
5 14 (6.51%) DNS
6 12 (5.58%) Wireless
7 9 (4.19%) Internet
8 8 (3.72%) Bluetooth
9 5 (2.33%) DHCP
10 4 (1.86%) SAN
10 4 (1.86%) X.509
11 3 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.40%) WLAN
12 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.93%) LDAP
12 2 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
13 1 (0.47%) AMQP
13 1 (0.47%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (11.16%) MySQL
3 20 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.37%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.12%) Big Data
6 9 (4.19%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.72%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.79%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.79%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.33%) HBase
10 4 (1.86%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.86%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.86%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.40%) Mahout
11 3 (1.40%) Power BI
11 3 (1.40%) Redis
12 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.93%) DB2
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 45 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.35%) Jenkins
3 30 (13.95%) Cucumber
4 23 (10.70%) JIRA
5 20 (9.30%) Calabash
6 19 (8.84%) Selenium
7 18 (8.37%) SoapUI
8 13 (6.05%) Appium
9 12 (5.58%) TeamCity
10 10 (4.65%) Capybara
10 10 (4.65%) JUnit
11 9 (4.19%) Eclipse
11 9 (4.19%) Maven
11 9 (4.19%) Subversion
11 9 (4.19%) TestNG
12 7 (3.26%) JBehave
12 7 (3.26%) SpecFlow
12 7 (3.26%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.79%) Ant
13 6 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (9.77%) Electronics
2 18 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.44%) Finance
4 9 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.33%) Retail
6 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Billing
7 2 (0.93%) Front Office
7 2 (0.93%) Law
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (29.30%) Developer
2 34 (15.81%) Python Developer
2 34 (15.81%) Test Engineer
3 26 (12.09%) Software Engineer
4 25 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (6.98%) Applications Engineer
6 14 (6.51%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (6.05%) Embedded Engineer
8 11 (5.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (5.12%) Platform Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Architect
9 9 (4.19%) Author
9 9 (4.19%) Mobile Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (4.19%) Technical Author
10 8 (3.72%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.26%) Analyst
11 7 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.26%) Python Software Engineer
12 6 (2.79%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.56%) REST
2 22 (10.23%) JSON
3 21 (9.77%) LAPP Stack
4 20 (9.30%) .NET
5 17 (7.91%) HTML
5 17 (7.91%) Web Services
6 16 (7.44%) LAMP
7 14 (6.51%) Django
7 14 (6.51%) XML
8 12 (5.58%) Gherkin
9 11 (5.12%) CSS
9 11 (5.12%) Node.js
10 9 (4.19%) XSLT
11 8 (3.72%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.72%) LEMP Stack
12 6 (2.79%) jQuery
12 6 (2.79%) Middleware
13 5 (2.33%) J2EE
13 5 (2.33%) Oracle ADF
13 5 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) Mobile App
2 20 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.44%) Clustering
4 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.26%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.86%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.86%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.40%) iPad
8 3 (1.40%) User Experience
9 2 (0.93%) Robotics
10 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) Online Games
10 1 (0.47%) RIA
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 104 (48.37%) Linux
2 20 (9.30%) Unix
3 16 (7.44%) Android
3 16 (7.44%) Windows
4 13 (6.05%) Apple iOS
4 13 (6.05%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.72%) CoreOS
5 8 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.40%) CentOS
6 3 (1.40%) Fedora
6 3 (1.40%) Solaris
7 2 (0.93%) AIX
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (21.86%) Software Engineering
3 41 (19.07%) DevOps
4 37 (17.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 37 (17.21%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (14.42%) E-Commerce
5 31 (14.42%) TDD
6 26 (12.09%) Test Automation
7 24 (11.16%) Configuration Management
8 22 (10.23%) API Testing
9 20 (9.30%) Mathematics
10 18 (8.37%) BDD
11 17 (7.91%) Scrum
12 15 (6.98%) High Availability
13 14 (6.51%) Kanban
14 13 (6.05%) Open Source
15 12 (5.58%) SOA
16 10 (4.65%) Machine Learning
17 9 (4.19%) Automation Testing
17 9 (4.19%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.74%) Java
2 64 (29.77%) Ruby
3 52 (24.19%) Perl
4 48 (22.33%) C
5 47 (21.86%) JavaScript
6 45 (20.93%) SQL
7 33 (15.35%) C++
8 31 (14.42%) C#
9 25 (11.63%) Bash Shell
10 20 (9.30%) Embedded C
11 16 (7.44%) PHP
12 12 (5.58%) R
13 8 (3.72%) MATLAB
14 5 (2.33%) Go
14 5 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.33%) Scala
14 5 (2.33%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.33%) Tcl
14 5 (2.33%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (13.02%) Degree
2 11 (5.12%) RHCE
3 3 (1.40%) ISEB
3 3 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.56%) QA
2 18 (8.37%) SDET
3 3 (1.40%) JTAG
4 1 (0.47%) ARP4754
System Software
1 30 (13.95%) Docker
2 15 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.33%) Firmware
3 5 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.86%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.93%) KVM
5 2 (0.93%) LXC
6 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (13.49%) Puppet
2 22 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.84%) Ansible
4 11 (5.12%) Salt
5 5 (2.33%) Nagios
6 4 (1.86%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.40%) Kibana
8 2 (0.93%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.47%) Consul
9 1 (0.47%) Nessus
9 1 (0.47%) Packer
9 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (8.84%) Oracle
2 15 (6.98%) VMware
3 11 (5.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.12%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.86%) Cisco
4 4 (1.86%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.86%) WSO2
5 3 (1.40%) IBM
5 3 (1.40%) SAP
6 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.93%) Brocade
6 2 (0.93%) CA
6 2 (0.93%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) hybris
6 2 (0.93%) Riverbed
6 2 (0.93%) Vyatta
7 1 (0.47%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.47%) Sonatype
7 1 (0.47%) xMatters
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