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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 63 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Contract jobs citing Python 68 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.69% 1.48% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.67% 3.65% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 23
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£363 £394 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £458 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 4
Average hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -24.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -30.62%
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
887 1042 903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.13% 40.61% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 561 498
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 81 59
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £23.20 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015.

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
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 27 February 2015. 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 38 £350 -12.50% 72
Hertfordshire +16 14 £500 +81.81% 10
Suffolk +2 5 £250 -45.94% 2
Norfolk - 5 £650 - 4
Essex +13 3 £350 +66.66% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 84 (54.90%) Linux
2 47 (30.72%) SQL
3 43 (28.10%) Software Engineering
4 42 (27.45%) Java
5 41 (26.80%) HTML
6 35 (22.88%) JIRA
7 29 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (18.95%) XML
8 27 (17.65%) C
9 25 (16.34%) C++
9 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
10 24 (15.69%) Selenium
11 23 (15.03%) Ruby
12 22 (14.38%) Scrum
12 22 (14.38%) Oracle
12 22 (14.38%) UNIX
12 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
13 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
13 21 (13.73%) Internet
14 20 (13.07%) Windows
14 20 (13.07%) CSS
15 19 (12.42%) Web Services
16 18 (11.76%) Telecoms
17 17 (11.11%) UML
17 17 (11.11%) Software Testing
17 17 (11.11%) Django
17 17 (11.11%) JSON
17 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
18 16 (10.46%) HTML5
18 16 (10.46%) Perforce

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (8.50%) Apache
2 9 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.88%) JBoss
2 9 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.23%) SAS
4 5 (3.27%) Confluence
5 4 (2.61%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.31%) Node.js
6 2 (1.31%) nginx
6 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Office
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Simulink
2 1 (0.65%) Maya
2 1 (0.65%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.73%) Internet
2 15 (9.80%) HTTP
3 14 (9.15%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.88%) ZigBee
5 8 (5.23%) Firewall
6 6 (3.92%) 802.15
7 4 (2.61%) SNMP
7 4 (2.61%) DHCP
8 3 (1.96%) Broadband
8 3 (1.96%) GPRS
8 3 (1.96%) GSM
8 3 (1.96%) Telnet
8 3 (1.96%) 3G
8 3 (1.96%) Wireless
8 3 (1.96%) 2G
8 3 (1.96%) SSL
8 3 (1.96%) NAS
9 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.31%) Network Security
9 2 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) Hadoop
2 9 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.58%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.92%) MySQL
6 5 (3.27%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.61%) Big Data
7 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.61%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.96%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.31%) EDMS
10 1 (0.65%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.65%) HBase
10 1 (0.65%) Impala
10 1 (0.65%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (22.88%) JIRA
2 24 (15.69%) Selenium
3 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.50%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.84%) JUnit
6 9 (5.88%) Ant
6 9 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (3.27%) Subversion
8 4 (2.61%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.96%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.31%) TestLink
11 1 (0.65%) Trac
11 1 (0.65%) Redmine
11 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.65%) Xcode
11 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 18 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.84%) Finance
3 6 (3.92%) Electronics
4 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Military
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (34.64%) Developer
2 37 (24.18%) Software Engineer
3 26 (16.99%) Python Developer
4 20 (13.07%) Test Engineer
5 12 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 9 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Tester
7 7 (4.58%) Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Consultant
8 6 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Data Scientist
9 5 (3.27%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Systems Test Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) C Developer
10 4 (2.61%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.80%) HTML
2 29 (18.95%) XML
3 20 (13.07%) CSS
4 19 (12.42%) Web Services
5 17 (11.11%) JSON
5 17 (11.11%) Django
6 16 (10.46%) HTML5
7 15 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 12 (7.84%) jQuery
9 11 (7.19%) CSS3
10 9 (5.88%) PhoneGap
10 9 (5.88%) .NET
10 9 (5.88%) Apache Camel
11 8 (5.23%) REST
12 6 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (3.92%) Twisted
12 6 (3.92%) Qt
13 4 (2.61%) RESTful
14 3 (1.96%) Backbone.js
14 3 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Algorithms
2 12 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 11 (7.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 8 (5.23%) Statistics
5 8 (5.23%) Open Source
6 7 (4.58%) Streaming Media
6 7 (4.58%) Applied Mathematics
6 7 (4.58%) Economics
7 6 (3.92%) Data Integration
7 6 (3.92%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.27%) IPTV
9 4 (2.61%) STB
10 3 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.31%) Biology
11 2 (1.31%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.65%) User Experience
12 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (54.90%) Linux
2 22 (14.38%) UNIX
3 20 (13.07%) Windows
4 9 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.96%) Android
5 3 (1.96%) AIX
5 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.31%) zOS
6 2 (1.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.65%) HPUX
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.10%) Software Engineering
2 29 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.38%) Scrum
3 22 (14.38%) Test Automation
4 17 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 17 (11.11%) UML
5 16 (10.46%) MVC
6 14 (9.15%) Manual Testing
7 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.19%) OO
8 11 (7.19%) DevOps
9 10 (6.54%) SOA
10 9 (5.88%) OOP
10 9 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.88%) Automation Testing
11 8 (5.23%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.23%) Predictive Modelling
11 8 (5.23%) Test Scripting
11 8 (5.23%) ETL
12 7 (4.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (30.72%) SQL
2 42 (27.45%) Java
3 27 (17.65%) C
4 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
4 25 (16.34%) C++
5 23 (15.03%) Ruby
6 16 (10.46%) Perl
7 12 (7.84%) PHP
8 9 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.23%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.58%) Embedded C
10 7 (4.58%) C#
11 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.27%) R
12 5 (3.27%) Scala
13 4 (2.61%) Tcl
14 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.65%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.58%) Degree
4 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) ISEB
5 3 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.31%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.84%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (7.19%) Varnish
2 6 (3.92%) Docker
2 6 (3.92%) Firmware
3 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.31%) RACF
4 2 (1.31%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.31%) ACF2
5 1 (0.65%) HDFS
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) SCOM
1 3 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (1.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Graphite
Vendors
1 22 (14.38%) Oracle
2 16 (10.46%) Perforce
3 9 (5.88%) Talend
4 8 (5.23%) Teradata
5 7 (4.58%) Informatica
5 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.92%) Splunk
7 4 (2.61%) Vertica
7 4 (2.61%) Infobright
7 4 (2.61%) HP
8 3 (1.96%) EMC
8 3 (1.96%) McAfee
8 3 (1.96%) Tripwire
9 2 (1.31%) Lumension
9 2 (1.31%) Temenos
9 2 (1.31%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.31%) Sophos
9 2 (1.31%) VMware
9 2 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
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