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 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 50 64 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +35
Contract jobs citing Python 88 82 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.49% 2.79% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.99% 7.89% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 29
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
881 1039 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.96% 35.30% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 635 659
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 58 68
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +5 48 £450 +16.12% 50
Hertfordshire +19 15 £325 -11.86% 6
Suffolk +2 12 £525 +26.12% 2
Norfolk +7 9 £350 -14.63%
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 -
Essex - 2 - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 80 (50.00%) Linux
2 64 (40.00%) Java
3 46 (28.75%) Git (software)
4 43 (26.88%) Perl
5 42 (26.25%) JavaScript
6 41 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (25.00%) Puppet
8 36 (22.50%) DevOps
8 36 (22.50%) Ruby
9 34 (21.25%) C
9 34 (21.25%) C++
10 33 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (18.75%) CSS
12 28 (17.50%) HTML
13 25 (15.63%) Jenkins
14 24 (15.00%) Configuration Management
15 23 (14.38%) SQL
15 23 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (13.75%) Docker
17 20 (12.50%) MySQL
17 20 (12.50%) Windows
18 19 (11.88%) Web Services
18 19 (11.88%) Unix
18 19 (11.88%) Ansible
19 18 (11.25%) Django
20 17 (10.63%) C#
20 17 (10.63%) Opscode Chef
21 16 (10.00%) Hadoop
21 16 (10.00%) PHP
21 16 (10.00%) Selenium

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 11 (6.88%) Apache
2 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.38%) nginx
5 6 (3.75%) Apache Pig
6 5 (3.13%) Apache Spark
6 5 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.88%) IIS
9 2 (1.25%) Jetty
9 2 (1.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.63%) CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Drupal
10 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.63%) Kinematics
10 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.63%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.25%) Simulink
3 1 (0.63%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (4.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (4.38%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.38%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (4.38%) Route 53
5 4 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (2.50%) IaaS
6 3 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.88%) GitHub
6 3 (1.88%) SaaS
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) Internet
2 7 (4.38%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.75%) Bluetooth
3 6 (3.75%) HTTP
4 4 (2.50%) DNS
4 4 (2.50%) Firewall
4 4 (2.50%) FTP
4 4 (2.50%) LDAP
4 4 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.88%) SSL
5 3 (1.88%) WLAN
6 2 (1.25%) 802.15
6 2 (1.25%) DHCP
6 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.25%) IPsec
6 2 (1.25%) VPN
6 2 (1.25%) Wireless
6 2 (1.25%) X.509
6 2 (1.25%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.50%) MySQL
2 16 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 15 (9.38%) Big Data
4 12 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.25%) Apache Hive
7 8 (5.00%) Redis
8 7 (4.38%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (4.38%) MarkLogic
8 7 (4.38%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.88%) HBase
12 3 (1.88%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.25%) Cloudera CDH
13 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.25%) DB2
13 2 (1.25%) Impala
Development Applications
1 46 (28.75%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.00%) Selenium
4 12 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (7.50%) Subversion
4 12 (7.50%) Vagrant
5 9 (5.63%) Gerrit
6 6 (3.75%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.75%) Hudson
6 6 (3.75%) JIRA
7 5 (3.13%) GitLab
8 4 (2.50%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.50%) JUnit
8 4 (2.50%) NUnit
8 4 (2.50%) RSpec
8 4 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.88%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.25%) ClearQuest
10 2 (1.25%) Maven
10 2 (1.25%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.75%) Finance
2 6 (3.75%) Retail
3 3 (1.88%) Billing
3 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.88%) Publishing
4 2 (1.25%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Avionics
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (35.63%) Developer
2 31 (19.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (19.38%) Python Developer
3 11 (6.88%) Administrator
3 11 (6.88%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (6.88%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (5.63%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.00%) Hadoop Developer
5 8 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Analyst
6 7 (4.38%) Applications Support
6 7 (4.38%) Architect
6 7 (4.38%) Consultant
6 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (4.38%) Tester
7 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.75%) CSS
2 28 (17.50%) HTML
3 19 (11.88%) Web Services
4 18 (11.25%) Django
5 8 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.38%) Ajax
6 7 (4.38%) ELK Stack
6 7 (4.38%) HTML5
6 7 (4.38%) J2EE
6 7 (4.38%) Middleware
6 7 (4.38%) Node.js
6 7 (4.38%) REST
7 6 (3.75%) CSS3
7 6 (3.75%) JSON
7 6 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
7 6 (3.75%) RESTful
7 6 (3.75%) XML
8 5 (3.13%) jQuery
8 5 (3.13%) LAMP
8 5 (3.13%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.50%) Biology
5 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.88%) CESG
6 3 (1.88%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.88%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.88%) Life Science
7 2 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.25%) FMCG
7 2 (1.25%) Informatics
7 2 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.25%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.25%) VHDL
7 2 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (12.50%) Windows
3 19 (11.88%) Unix
4 7 (4.38%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.75%) CentOS
6 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.88%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.63%) Fedora
8 1 (0.63%) VMS
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.50%) DevOps
3 24 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 23 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 14 (8.75%) Analytics
7 10 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
7 10 (6.25%) Data Analytics
8 9 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (5.63%) Machine Learning
8 9 (5.63%) Scrum
9 8 (5.00%) Signal Processing
10 7 (4.38%) Functional Programming
10 7 (4.38%) Open Source
10 7 (4.38%) TDD
10 7 (4.38%) Web Development
11 6 (3.75%) Build Automation
11 6 (3.75%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (3.75%) ETL
11 6 (3.75%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.00%) Java
2 43 (26.88%) Perl
3 42 (26.25%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.50%) Ruby
5 34 (21.25%) C
5 34 (21.25%) C++
6 23 (14.38%) SQL
7 17 (10.63%) C#
8 16 (10.00%) PHP
9 15 (9.38%) MATLAB
10 13 (8.13%) Shell Script
11 11 (6.88%) Bash Shell
12 9 (5.63%) Embedded C
13 7 (4.38%) Scala
14 5 (3.13%) R
15 2 (1.25%) AWK
15 2 (1.25%) HiveQL
16 1 (0.63%) Korn
16 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.75%) RHCE
2 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.25%) CISSP
5 2 (1.25%) CLAS
5 2 (1.25%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) QA
1 4 (2.50%) WCAG
2 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) DO-254
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (13.75%) Docker
2 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.38%) Apache Flume
4 6 (3.75%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.50%) Firmware
6 4 (2.50%) KVM
6 4 (2.50%) LXC
6 4 (2.50%) vCloud
6 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.25%) Cygwin
7 2 (1.25%) GPFS
7 2 (1.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 40 (25.00%) Puppet
2 19 (11.88%) Ansible
3 17 (10.63%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.88%) Packer
5 8 (5.00%) Kibana
6 7 (4.38%) logstash
7 4 (2.50%) Nagios
8 2 (1.25%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.25%) Oozie
8 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.63%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.63%) Salt
9 1 (0.63%) SCCM
9 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (6.88%) Red Hat
1 11 (6.88%) VMware
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.00%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.13%) Teradata
5 4 (2.50%) Adobe
5 4 (2.50%) Siebel
6 3 (1.88%) FireEye
7 2 (1.25%) Citrix
7 2 (1.25%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) IBM
7 2 (1.25%) Intel
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) BT
8 1 (0.63%) CA
8 1 (0.63%) F5
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) Remedy
8 1 (0.63%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 13 days ago