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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / East of England
Rank 37 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Python 96 77 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.50% 3.34% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.12% 9.23% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 47
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £406 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +9.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 17
Median hourly rate £38.13 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £37.50 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.24%

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
863 834 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.48% 36.23% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 496 541
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 84 61
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £36.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.78 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -4 52 £350 -13.04% 83
Hertfordshire +25 26 £475 +8.57% 8
Bedfordshire +19 14 £445 +18.66% 1
Essex -1 3 £438 +25.00% 4
Norfolk +7 1 - - 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 92 (46.23%) Linux
2 80 (40.20%) Java
3 65 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (31.66%) Ruby
5 50 (25.13%) Perl
6 49 (24.62%) SQL
7 43 (21.61%) Software Engineering
8 39 (19.60%) JavaScript
9 38 (19.10%) C
10 36 (18.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 35 (17.59%) C++
12 34 (17.09%) E-Commerce
12 34 (17.09%) DevOps
13 33 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (16.08%) Unix
15 31 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (15.08%) PHP
16 30 (15.08%) MySQL
16 30 (15.08%) Jenkins
16 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
17 29 (14.57%) Cucumber
17 29 (14.57%) C#
18 27 (13.57%) Puppet
19 26 (13.07%) Oracle
19 26 (13.07%) Apache
20 25 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (12.06%) Test Automation
21 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
21 24 (12.06%) TCP/IP
21 24 (12.06%) QA

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 26 (13.07%) Apache
2 19 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.52%) nginx
4 8 (4.02%) Drupal
5 7 (3.52%) Apache Pig
6 6 (3.02%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.51%) WordPress
8 2 (1.01%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) JBoss
9 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Doxygen
2 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.51%) Weka
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Magento
2 2 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.52%) IaaS
4 2 (1.01%) Slack
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.06%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.55%) Firewall
3 15 (7.54%) SSL
4 13 (6.53%) Internet
5 10 (5.03%) HTTP
6 8 (4.02%) X.509
7 7 (3.52%) Bluetooth
8 6 (3.02%) DNS
8 6 (3.02%) Wireless
9 5 (2.51%) DHCP
10 4 (2.01%) LDAP
10 4 (2.01%) SAN
11 3 (1.51%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
12 2 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
13 1 (0.50%) AMQP
13 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.50%) RS-232
13 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.58%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (15.08%) MySQL
3 24 (12.06%) Relational Database
4 17 (8.54%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.04%) Big Data
6 11 (5.53%) MongoDB
7 8 (4.02%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.02%) DB2
7 8 (4.02%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.52%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.01%) Data Lake
9 4 (2.01%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.01%) HBase
9 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.51%) Mahout
10 3 (1.51%) Power BI
11 2 (1.01%) Redis
11 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (15.08%) Git (software)
1 30 (15.08%) Jenkins
2 29 (14.57%) Cucumber
3 24 (12.06%) Selenium
4 22 (11.06%) JIRA
5 20 (10.05%) SoapUI
6 18 (9.05%) TeamCity
7 17 (8.54%) Ant
8 14 (7.04%) JUnit
9 13 (6.53%) Calabash
9 13 (6.53%) JBehave
9 13 (6.53%) TestNG
9 13 (6.53%) WebDriver
10 12 (6.03%) SpecFlow
11 11 (5.53%) Appium
11 11 (5.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (5.03%) Subversion
13 9 (4.52%) Maven
14 6 (3.02%) Eclipse
14 6 (3.02%) LabVIEW
General
1 12 (6.03%) Finance
2 10 (5.03%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.02%) Electronics
4 7 (3.52%) Retail
5 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.51%) Marketing
7 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.01%) Billing
7 2 (1.01%) French Language
7 2 (1.01%) Front Office
7 2 (1.01%) Law
7 2 (1.01%) Military
7 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 63 (31.66%) Developer
2 31 (15.58%) Test Engineer
3 30 (15.08%) Python Developer
4 21 (10.55%) Software Engineer
5 17 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.53%) Architect
6 13 (6.53%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (5.03%) Applications Engineer
7 10 (5.03%) Python Software Engineer
7 10 (5.03%) Unix Architect
8 9 (4.52%) Embedded Engineer
8 9 (4.52%) Java Developer
9 8 (4.02%) Analyst
9 8 (4.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.52%) Senior Test Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.02%) Django Developer
11 6 (3.02%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.06%) Web Services
2 21 (10.55%) REST
3 19 (9.55%) HTML
4 17 (8.54%) Django
4 17 (8.54%) JSON
5 16 (8.04%) CSS
6 12 (6.03%) .NET
6 12 (6.03%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.53%) Gherkin
7 11 (5.53%) LAMP
7 11 (5.53%) LAPP Stack
8 10 (5.03%) XML
9 8 (4.02%) Oracle ADF
10 7 (3.52%) jQuery
10 7 (3.52%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (3.02%) Kafka
11 6 (3.02%) XSLT
12 5 (2.51%) NumPy
12 5 (2.51%) RESTful
13 4 (2.01%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.04%) Computer Science
1 16 (8.04%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.03%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.02%) Internet of Things
3 8 (4.02%) Visualisation
4 6 (3.02%) Clustering
4 6 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.02%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.02%) Statistics
5 5 (2.51%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.01%) Biology
7 3 (1.51%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.51%) Physics
7 3 (1.51%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.01%) iPad
9 1 (0.50%) Online Games
9 1 (0.50%) Robotics
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 92 (46.23%) Linux
2 32 (16.08%) Unix
3 18 (9.05%) Windows
4 14 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.03%) Android
6 9 (4.52%) Apple iOS
7 8 (4.02%) AIX
8 5 (2.51%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.01%) CentOS
10 3 (1.51%) Fedora
10 3 (1.51%) Solaris
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.66%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.61%) Software Engineering
3 36 (18.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 34 (17.09%) DevOps
4 34 (17.09%) E-Commerce
5 31 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (12.06%) Test Automation
7 22 (11.06%) TDD
8 21 (10.55%) BDD
9 18 (9.05%) API Testing
10 13 (6.53%) Defect Management
11 12 (6.03%) ATDD
11 12 (6.03%) Feature Driven Development
12 11 (5.53%) High Availability
13 10 (5.03%) Configuration Management
14 9 (4.52%) Automation Testing
14 9 (4.52%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.52%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.02%) Software Delivery
15 8 (4.02%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 80 (40.20%) Java
2 63 (31.66%) Ruby
3 50 (25.13%) Perl
4 49 (24.62%) SQL
5 39 (19.60%) JavaScript
6 38 (19.10%) C
7 35 (17.59%) C++
8 30 (15.08%) PHP
9 29 (14.57%) C#
10 20 (10.05%) Bash Shell
11 13 (6.53%) R
12 10 (5.03%) MATLAB
13 9 (4.52%) Shell Script
14 8 (4.02%) Embedded C
14 8 (4.02%) PL/SQL
14 8 (4.02%) VB.NET
15 6 (3.02%) Scala
16 4 (2.01%) Go
17 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Degree
2 3 (1.51%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.01%) ISEB
3 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.01%) RHCE
3 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.06%) QA
2 18 (9.05%) SDET
3 5 (2.51%) JTAG
4 2 (1.01%) MISRA
5 1 (0.50%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 17 (8.54%) Docker
2 14 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.01%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.01%) Firmware
5 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.01%) KVM
5 2 (1.01%) LXC
6 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.50%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.50%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (13.57%) Puppet
2 20 (10.05%) Ansible
2 20 (10.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.51%) Nagios
4 4 (2.01%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.51%) Kibana
6 2 (1.01%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.01%) Salt
7 1 (0.50%) Consul
7 1 (0.50%) Nessus
7 1 (0.50%) Packer
7 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (13.07%) Oracle
2 14 (7.04%) VMware
3 12 (6.03%) Xamarin
4 8 (4.02%) hybris
4 8 (4.02%) IBM
4 8 (4.02%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.51%) Cisco
5 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.01%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.01%) Brocade
7 2 (1.01%) CA
7 2 (1.01%) Google
7 2 (1.01%) HP
7 2 (1.01%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
7 2 (1.01%) Sybase
7 2 (1.01%) Vyatta
8 1 (0.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.50%) Teradata
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