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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 39 59 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +36
Contract jobs citing Python 101 95 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.00% 3.03% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.29% 7.98% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 53 34
Median daily rate £425 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £36.05 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £39.00 £59.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
982 1190 1291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.89% 37.98% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 710 804
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 65 51
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.40 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +11 48 £440 +10.00% 72
Hertfordshire +16 29 £400 -5.88% 9
Bedfordshire - 10 £350 - 4
Suffolk +7 6 £409 +16.92% 2
Essex +6 4 £550 -2.65% 2
Norfolk -2 4 £350 +16.66%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 90 (45.69%) Linux
2 77 (39.09%) Java
3 66 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (29.44%) Ruby
5 49 (24.87%) Git (software)
6 48 (24.37%) Perl
7 47 (23.86%) Puppet
8 41 (20.81%) SQL
8 41 (20.81%) Unix
9 40 (20.30%) Jenkins
9 40 (20.30%) DevOps
10 37 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
10 37 (18.78%) JavaScript
11 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (17.26%) C
12 34 (17.26%) C++
13 31 (15.74%) PHP
14 29 (14.72%) MySQL
14 29 (14.72%) Selenium
15 28 (14.21%) Relational Database
16 27 (13.71%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (13.20%) Web Services
18 24 (12.18%) CSS
18 24 (12.18%) Configuration Management
18 24 (12.18%) Ansible
18 24 (12.18%) Opscode Chef
19 23 (11.68%) C#
19 23 (11.68%) Software Engineering
20 22 (11.17%) Degree
21 21 (10.66%) TDD

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 16 (8.12%) Tomcat
2 15 (7.61%) Apache
3 9 (4.57%) Drupal
4 8 (4.06%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.05%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.05%) nginx
6 5 (2.54%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.03%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.52%) IIS
8 3 (1.52%) SAS
9 2 (1.02%) Confluence
9 2 (1.02%) Jetty
9 2 (1.02%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.02%) Simulink
4 1 (0.51%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Magento
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.78%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (3.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (3.55%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.55%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (3.55%) Route 53
5 6 (3.05%) GitHub
6 4 (2.03%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.03%) IaaS
7 3 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.52%) SaaS
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.02%) Office 365
8 2 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.08%) Bluetooth
2 10 (5.08%) Firewall
3 8 (4.06%) Internet
4 7 (3.55%) LDAP
5 6 (3.05%) HTTP
5 6 (3.05%) SSL
6 5 (2.54%) X.509
7 3 (1.52%) DNS
7 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.52%) Wireless
7 3 (1.52%) WLAN
8 2 (1.02%) 802.15
8 2 (1.02%) DHCP
8 2 (1.02%) FTP
8 2 (1.02%) IPsec
8 2 (1.02%) VPN
8 2 (1.02%) WAN
8 2 (1.02%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.72%) MySQL
2 28 (14.21%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.61%) Big Data
3 15 (7.61%) Hadoop
3 15 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (7.11%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.57%) DB2
5 9 (4.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.06%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.06%) Redis
7 7 (3.55%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (3.55%) MarkLogic
7 7 (3.55%) Neo4j
7 7 (3.55%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.52%) HBase
9 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.02%) Cloudera CDH
10 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (24.87%) Git (software)
2 40 (20.30%) Jenkins
3 29 (14.72%) Selenium
4 17 (8.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (8.63%) JIRA
4 17 (8.63%) Subversion
5 16 (8.12%) Ant
6 14 (7.11%) Cucumber
7 12 (6.09%) JUnit
7 12 (6.09%) WebDriver
8 10 (5.08%) Maven
8 10 (5.08%) SoapUI
8 10 (5.08%) TeamCity
8 10 (5.08%) Vagrant
9 8 (4.06%) JBehave
9 8 (4.06%) SpecFlow
9 8 (4.06%) TestNG
10 5 (2.54%) GitLab
10 5 (2.54%) Hudson
11 4 (2.03%) Gerrit
General
1 12 (6.09%) Finance
1 12 (6.09%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.58%) Retail
3 7 (3.55%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.54%) Military
5 4 (2.03%) Electronics
5 4 (2.03%) Marketing
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.02%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (36.04%) Developer
2 31 (15.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (15.23%) Python Developer
4 18 (9.14%) Test Engineer
5 17 (8.63%) Architect
6 15 (7.61%) Java Developer
6 15 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.11%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.09%) Unix Architect
9 11 (5.58%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
10 10 (5.08%) Java Software Developer
11 9 (4.57%) Hadoop Developer
11 9 (4.57%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (4.57%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (4.57%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.06%) Administrator
12 8 (4.06%) Analyst
13 7 (3.55%) Consultant
13 7 (3.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.20%) Web Services
2 24 (12.18%) CSS
3 21 (10.66%) HTML
4 16 (8.12%) Django
5 10 (5.08%) JSON
5 10 (5.08%) REST
6 8 (4.06%) Middleware
6 8 (4.06%) RESTful
7 7 (3.55%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.55%) ELK Stack
7 7 (3.55%) Node.js
8 6 (3.05%) .NET
8 6 (3.05%) HTML5
9 5 (2.54%) CSS3
9 5 (2.54%) jQuery
9 5 (2.54%) LAMP
9 5 (2.54%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (2.54%) NumPy
10 4 (2.03%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Algorithms
2 13 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.06%) Biology
5 5 (2.54%) Informatics
5 5 (2.54%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.54%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.03%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.52%) CESG
7 3 (1.52%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.02%) FMCG
8 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.02%) Statistics
8 2 (1.02%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 90 (45.69%) Linux
2 41 (20.81%) Unix
3 18 (9.14%) Windows
4 10 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.06%) AIX
6 7 (3.55%) CentOS
6 7 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.52%) Android
7 3 (1.52%) FreeBSD
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.02%) Fedora
9 1 (0.51%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) VMS
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.30%) DevOps
3 35 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (13.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (12.18%) Configuration Management
6 23 (11.68%) Software Engineering
7 21 (10.66%) TDD
8 19 (9.64%) E-Commerce
9 15 (7.61%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.11%) OO
11 12 (6.09%) Analytics
11 12 (6.09%) BDD
11 12 (6.09%) Defect Management
12 11 (5.58%) Open Source
13 10 (5.08%) Software Delivery
14 9 (4.57%) High Availability
14 9 (4.57%) Scrum
14 9 (4.57%) Web Development
15 8 (4.06%) ATDD
15 8 (4.06%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.09%) Java
2 58 (29.44%) Ruby
3 48 (24.37%) Perl
4 41 (20.81%) SQL
5 37 (18.78%) JavaScript
6 34 (17.26%) C
6 34 (17.26%) C++
7 31 (15.74%) PHP
8 23 (11.68%) C#
9 18 (9.14%) MATLAB
10 17 (8.63%) Shell Script
11 15 (7.61%) Bash Shell
12 11 (5.58%) R
13 6 (3.05%) Scala
14 4 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.52%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.02%) AWK
16 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (11.17%) Degree
2 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.55%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.05%) RHCE
5 3 (1.52%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) CISSP
6 2 (1.02%) CLAS
6 2 (1.02%) ISEB
6 2 (1.02%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.09%) QA
2 7 (3.55%) SDET
3 4 (2.03%) WCAG
4 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.02%) JTAG
4 2 (1.02%) MISRA
5 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.51%) DO-254
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.51%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (10.15%) Docker
2 13 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.05%) Apache Flume
4 5 (2.54%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.03%) Firmware
5 4 (2.03%) KVM
5 4 (2.03%) LXC
5 4 (2.03%) vCloud
5 4 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.02%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.51%) iptables
7 1 (0.51%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 47 (23.86%) Puppet
2 24 (12.18%) Ansible
2 24 (12.18%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.08%) Packer
4 8 (4.06%) Kibana
5 7 (3.55%) logstash
6 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.02%) Oozie
7 1 (0.51%) Check_MK
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.51%) Salt
7 1 (0.51%) SCCM
7 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (9.64%) Oracle
2 15 (7.61%) VMware
3 11 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.58%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.06%) Teradata
5 7 (3.55%) Cloudera
5 7 (3.55%) hybris
5 7 (3.55%) IBM
6 4 (2.03%) Adobe
7 3 (1.52%) FireEye
7 3 (1.52%) HP
8 2 (1.02%) Citrix
8 2 (1.02%) Intel
8 2 (1.02%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) Sybase
8 2 (1.02%) Tableau
8 2 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco
9 1 (0.51%) Lauterbach
9 1 (0.51%) Siebel
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