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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 71 82 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +33
Contract jobs citing Python 82 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.71% 1.86% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 4.42% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 13
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Average hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £40.00 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.28%
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
1238 1018 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 42.01% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 519 627
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 103 100
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £20.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 +11 53 £340 +15.25% 68
Hertfordshire - 13 £285 - 15
Essex -11 12 £344 +1.85% 4
Norfolk -4 3 - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 76 (58.02%) Linux
2 38 (29.01%) Software Engineering
3 34 (25.95%) C
4 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
5 29 (22.14%) Java
6 28 (21.37%) C++
7 26 (19.85%) HTTP
7 26 (19.85%) Bash Shell
8 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (18.32%) Git (software)
9 24 (18.32%) PHP
9 24 (18.32%) SQL
10 22 (16.79%) Perl
11 20 (15.27%) TCP/IP
11 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
11 20 (15.27%) Scrum
12 19 (14.50%) XML
12 19 (14.50%) DevOps
13 18 (13.74%) UNIX
13 18 (13.74%) OO
14 17 (12.98%) Finance
14 17 (12.98%) Ruby
14 17 (12.98%) Jenkins
15 16 (12.21%) Algorithms
15 16 (12.21%) HTML
16 15 (11.45%) Open Source
17 14 (10.69%) Ubuntu
17 14 (10.69%) Subversion
17 14 (10.69%) JSON
17 14 (10.69%) Django

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (6.87%) SAS
2 6 (4.58%) IIS
3 5 (3.82%) Apache
4 4 (3.05%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.29%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Office
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Simulink
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.85%) HTTP
2 20 (15.27%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.40%) Internet
4 9 (6.87%) ZigBee
5 7 (5.34%) 802.15
6 5 (3.82%) Wireless
6 5 (3.82%) Firewall
6 5 (3.82%) Broadband
7 4 (3.05%) ADSL
7 4 (3.05%) DHCP
7 4 (3.05%) L2TP
7 4 (3.05%) Telnet
7 4 (3.05%) NAS
8 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.29%) SNMP
8 3 (2.29%) FTP
9 2 (1.53%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.76%) Modbus
10 1 (0.76%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) MySQL
1 13 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (9.16%) Hadoop
3 11 (8.40%) Big Data
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.11%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (5.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.05%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.05%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.98%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.69%) Subversion
4 10 (7.63%) Selenium
5 6 (4.58%) JIRA
6 3 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.53%) Maven
7 2 (1.53%) Mockito
7 2 (1.53%) Hamcrest
7 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.76%) Firebug
8 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.76%) Ant
General
1 17 (12.98%) Finance
2 6 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (33.59%) Developer
2 38 (29.01%) Software Engineer
3 27 (20.61%) Python Developer
4 15 (11.45%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.87%) Python Software Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Data Scientist
7 7 (5.34%) C Developer
7 7 (5.34%) C Software Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) C++ Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Python/Django Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Tester
10 4 (3.05%) Linux Administrator
10 4 (3.05%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.05%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.50%) XML
2 16 (12.21%) HTML
3 14 (10.69%) JSON
3 14 (10.69%) Django
3 14 (10.69%) jQuery
4 13 (9.92%) .NET
5 12 (9.16%) CSS
5 12 (9.16%) Twisted
6 11 (8.40%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (6.87%) Web Services
8 8 (6.11%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.34%) OpenCL
9 7 (5.34%) Qt
10 6 (4.58%) SVG
10 6 (4.58%) D3.js
10 6 (4.58%) HTML5
11 4 (3.05%) LAMP
11 4 (3.05%) RESTful
11 4 (3.05%) REST
11 4 (3.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.21%) Algorithms
3 15 (11.45%) Open Source
4 12 (9.16%) Mathematics
5 10 (7.63%) Statistics
5 10 (7.63%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (6.87%) Applied Mathematics
7 8 (6.11%) Economics
7 8 (6.11%) Visualisation
8 6 (4.58%) STB
9 5 (3.82%) Device Driver
10 4 (3.05%) Data Integration
11 3 (2.29%) Internet of Things
11 3 (2.29%) Biology
11 3 (2.29%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.53%) IPTV
12 2 (1.53%) PKI
12 2 (1.53%) Life Science
12 2 (1.53%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (1.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 76 (58.02%) Linux
2 18 (13.74%) UNIX
3 14 (10.69%) Ubuntu
4 12 (9.16%) Windows
5 4 (3.05%) Solaris
5 4 (3.05%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.29%) AIX
6 3 (2.29%) HPUX
7 2 (1.53%) FreeBSD
7 2 (1.53%) Debian
8 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.76%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.01%) Software Engineering
2 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.27%) Scrum
4 19 (14.50%) DevOps
5 18 (13.74%) OO
6 11 (8.40%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.40%) Software Testing
7 9 (6.87%) Predictive Modelling
7 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.87%) UML
8 8 (6.11%) ETL
8 8 (6.11%) Operations Research
9 7 (5.34%) Project Planning
9 7 (5.34%) Test Automation
9 7 (5.34%) TDD
9 7 (5.34%) OOD
10 6 (4.58%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.58%) Web Application Development
11 5 (3.82%) Mentoring
11 5 (3.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) C
2 31 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 29 (22.14%) Java
4 28 (21.37%) C++
5 26 (19.85%) Bash Shell
6 24 (18.32%) PHP
6 24 (18.32%) SQL
7 22 (16.79%) Perl
8 17 (12.98%) Ruby
9 11 (8.40%) Embedded C
10 9 (6.87%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.34%) C#
12 5 (3.82%) Tcl
12 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
13 4 (3.05%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.05%) Embedded C++
13 4 (3.05%) R
14 2 (1.53%) Korn
15 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 1 (0.76%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.53%) RHCE
4 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Docker
2 6 (4.58%) Firmware
3 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.29%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.76%) Varnish
6 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) Xen
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) Puppet
2 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (2.29%) SCOM
2 3 (2.29%) Nagios
3 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) Splunk
3 8 (6.11%) Informatica
3 8 (6.11%) Teradata
4 6 (4.58%) HP
5 4 (3.05%) Perforce
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.05%) VMware
5 4 (3.05%) Vertica
5 4 (3.05%) Infobright
6 3 (2.29%) Tripwire
6 3 (2.29%) Intel
6 3 (2.29%) McAfee
7 2 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.53%) Twitter
8 1 (0.76%) Coverity
8 1 (0.76%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.76%) Google
8 1 (0.76%) Actuate
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