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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 53 77 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +39
Contract jobs citing Python 94 50 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.34% 2.05% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.88% 4.94% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £194 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -6.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
1058 1013 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.60% 41.60% 39.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 533 578
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 113 84
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £13.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +6 63 £350 +7.69% 43
Essex 0 11 £350 +75.00%
Hertfordshire - 10 £330 - 12
Suffolk - 6 £530 - 1
Bedfordshire -18 3 £550 +41.93% 1
Norfolk - 2 - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 96 (57.49%) Linux
2 53 (31.74%) SQL
3 41 (24.55%) Software Engineering
4 36 (21.56%) C
4 36 (21.56%) Java
5 35 (20.96%) HTML
6 32 (19.16%) C++
7 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
8 26 (15.57%) Scrum
8 26 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (14.97%) Test Automation
10 23 (13.77%) Perl
10 23 (13.77%) PHP
10 23 (13.77%) XML
10 23 (13.77%) JIRA
11 22 (13.17%) Software Testing
11 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
12 21 (12.57%) UNIX
13 20 (11.98%) HTTP
13 20 (11.98%) Internet
13 20 (11.98%) Computer Science
13 20 (11.98%) Django
13 20 (11.98%) Algorithms
14 19 (11.38%) Ruby
14 19 (11.38%) Bash Shell
15 18 (10.78%) Web Services
16 17 (10.18%) Oracle
16 17 (10.18%) OO
16 17 (10.18%) Selenium
17 16 (9.58%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (8.98%) Apache
2 13 (7.78%) SAS
3 4 (2.40%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.80%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.80%) Confluence
4 3 (1.80%) Node.js
5 2 (1.20%) nginx
5 2 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Office
1 3 (1.80%) MS Excel
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 9 (5.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.98%) HTTP
1 20 (11.98%) Internet
2 16 (9.58%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.78%) ZigBee
4 9 (5.39%) 802.15
5 7 (4.19%) Firewall
5 7 (4.19%) Wireless
6 6 (3.59%) NAS
6 6 (3.59%) DHCP
6 6 (3.59%) Broadband
7 5 (2.99%) Telnet
8 4 (2.40%) FTP
8 4 (2.40%) 2G
8 4 (2.40%) SNMP
9 3 (1.80%) 3G
9 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.20%) SSH
10 2 (1.20%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.60%) DECT
11 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.58%) Hadoop
2 12 (7.19%) Oracle ODI
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.59%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 11 (6.59%) MySQL
4 10 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.39%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.99%) Big Data
8 4 (2.40%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.20%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (13.77%) JIRA
2 22 (13.17%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.18%) Selenium
4 13 (7.78%) Subversion
5 12 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.80%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.20%) Maven
7 2 (1.20%) JUnit
7 2 (1.20%) Firebug
7 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.20%) Mockito
7 2 (1.20%) Hamcrest
7 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.60%) Redmine
8 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (8.98%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.40%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.60%) Games
5 1 (0.60%) Military
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (35.33%) Developer
2 39 (23.35%) Software Engineer
3 29 (17.37%) Python Developer
4 28 (16.77%) Test Engineer
5 14 (8.38%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Analyst
7 10 (5.99%) Data Scientist
8 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) C Developer
9 8 (4.79%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) Tester
10 7 (4.19%) C++ Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (3.59%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Software Test Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Integration Engineer
12 5 (2.99%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.96%) HTML
2 23 (13.77%) XML
3 20 (11.98%) Django
4 18 (10.78%) Web Services
5 15 (8.98%) CSS
6 12 (7.19%) .NET
7 10 (5.99%) JSON
7 10 (5.99%) jQuery
7 10 (5.99%) HTML5
8 9 (5.39%) REST
8 9 (5.39%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.79%) Qt
10 7 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (4.19%) Twisted
10 7 (4.19%) OpenCL
11 4 (2.40%) CSS3
11 4 (2.40%) Ajax
11 4 (2.40%) LAMP
11 4 (2.40%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.80%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Computer Science
1 20 (11.98%) Algorithms
2 16 (9.58%) Mathematics
3 13 (7.78%) Statistics
4 12 (7.19%) Applied Mathematics
4 12 (7.19%) Economics
5 11 (6.59%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.99%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (5.39%) Open Source
8 7 (4.19%) STB
8 7 (4.19%) Streaming Media
9 6 (3.59%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.99%) IPTV
11 4 (2.40%) Data Integration
11 4 (2.40%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (1.80%) Biology
13 2 (1.20%) User Experience
13 2 (1.20%) Life Science
14 1 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 96 (57.49%) Linux
2 21 (12.57%) UNIX
3 14 (8.38%) Windows
4 12 (7.19%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.40%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.80%) AIX
6 3 (1.80%) HPUX
6 3 (1.80%) Solaris
6 3 (1.80%) Debian
7 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.20%) Android
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.60%) Gentoo
8 1 (0.60%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.55%) Software Engineering
2 26 (15.57%) Scrum
2 26 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.97%) Test Automation
4 22 (13.17%) Software Testing
5 17 (10.18%) OO
6 13 (7.78%) Predictive Modelling
6 13 (7.78%) Manual Testing
7 12 (7.19%) Operations Research
7 12 (7.19%) ETL
8 11 (6.59%) DevOps
9 10 (5.99%) TDD
10 9 (5.39%) UML
10 9 (5.39%) MVC
10 9 (5.39%) Web Development
10 9 (5.39%) Test Scripting
11 8 (4.79%) Automation Testing
12 7 (4.19%) User Stories
12 7 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.74%) SQL
2 36 (21.56%) C
2 36 (21.56%) Java
3 32 (19.16%) C++
4 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
5 23 (13.77%) Perl
5 23 (13.77%) PHP
6 19 (11.38%) Ruby
6 19 (11.38%) Bash Shell
7 12 (7.19%) Embedded C
8 11 (6.59%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.19%) Tcl
10 7 (4.19%) R
11 5 (2.99%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.99%) C#
12 4 (2.40%) Scala
13 2 (1.20%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.20%) Korn
14 1 (0.60%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (5.39%) Degree
2 8 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.20%) RHCE
5 2 (1.20%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (6.59%) Varnish
2 10 (5.99%) Firmware
3 7 (4.19%) Docker
4 4 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) Puppet
2 3 (1.80%) Nagios
2 3 (1.80%) SCOM
2 3 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) Graphite
4 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.60%) SCCM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (10.18%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) Perforce
3 12 (7.19%) Teradata
4 11 (6.59%) Informatica
5 6 (3.59%) HP
6 5 (2.99%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.99%) Splunk
7 4 (2.40%) Vertica
7 4 (2.40%) Infobright
7 4 (2.40%) VMware
8 3 (1.80%) McAfee
8 3 (1.80%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.20%) Twitter
9 2 (1.20%) Temenos
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.60%) KANA
10 1 (0.60%) Adobe
10 1 (0.60%) EMC
10 1 (0.60%) Actuate
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