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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 80 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Python 50 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.92% 1.51% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.58% 4.00% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 22
Average daily rate
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£363 £344 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £468 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
896 1075 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.41% 37.71% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 587 499
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 69 63
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £27.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.45
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 March 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 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 24 £325 +0.77% 44
Hertfordshire +6 15 £350 +27.27% 9
Norfolk 0 6 £638 -
Suffolk -7 4 £250 -35.48% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £388 -
Essex - - - - 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 78 (55.71%) Linux
2 40 (28.57%) HTML
2 40 (28.57%) SQL
3 36 (25.71%) Java
4 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 35 (25.00%) JIRA
5 24 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 24 (17.14%) UNIX
6 23 (16.43%) Selenium
6 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (16.43%) C
6 23 (16.43%) C++
6 23 (16.43%) XML
7 22 (15.71%) Oracle
8 21 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 20 (14.29%) Windows
9 20 (14.29%) CSS
9 20 (14.29%) Web Services
9 20 (14.29%) Internet
10 19 (13.57%) Ruby
11 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
12 17 (12.14%) Django
12 17 (12.14%) Scrum
12 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
13 16 (11.43%) HTML5
13 16 (11.43%) Perforce
13 16 (11.43%) Apache
14 15 (10.71%) MVC
14 15 (10.71%) Software Testing
14 15 (10.71%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (11.43%) Apache
2 11 (7.86%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.43%) JBoss
3 9 (6.43%) MQSeries
3 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.57%) Confluence
5 4 (2.86%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.86%) SAS
6 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.14%) Zope
6 3 (2.14%) Plone
7 2 (1.43%) nginx
8 1 (0.71%) Drupal
8 1 (0.71%) WordPress
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.71%) Node.js
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.71%) MS Office
1 1 (0.71%) Maya
1 1 (0.71%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.29%) Internet
2 10 (7.14%) HTTP
2 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.43%) Firewall
4 7 (5.00%) ZigBee
5 5 (3.57%) SSH
6 4 (2.86%) DNS
6 4 (2.86%) 802.15
6 4 (2.86%) LAN
6 4 (2.86%) WAN
7 3 (2.14%) DHCP
7 3 (2.14%) LDAP
7 3 (2.14%) Broadband
7 3 (2.14%) GPRS
7 3 (2.14%) GSM
7 3 (2.14%) 3G
7 3 (2.14%) SSL
7 3 (2.14%) SNMP
7 3 (2.14%) Network Security
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.57%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 4 (2.86%) MySQL
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.86%) Big Data
5 4 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.14%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.14%) EDMS
7 1 (0.71%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.71%) HBase
7 1 (0.71%) Impala
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (25.00%) JIRA
2 23 (16.43%) Selenium
3 15 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.57%) JUnit
5 9 (6.43%) Ant
5 9 (6.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 9 (6.43%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.14%) Subversion
7 3 (2.14%) LabVIEW
7 3 (2.14%) Robot Framework
8 2 (1.43%) TestLink
8 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.71%) Xcode
9 1 (0.71%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.71%) Redmine
9 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.43%) Finance
3 6 (4.29%) Electronics
4 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Avionics
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Military
6 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Developer
2 29 (20.71%) Software Engineer
3 24 (17.14%) Python Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 10 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Consultant
6 9 (6.43%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Tester
8 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Systems Test Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Architect
10 4 (2.86%) Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.57%) HTML
2 23 (16.43%) XML
3 20 (14.29%) CSS
3 20 (14.29%) Web Services
4 17 (12.14%) Django
5 16 (11.43%) HTML5
6 15 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 12 (8.57%) JSON
7 12 (8.57%) CSS3
8 10 (7.14%) jQuery
9 9 (6.43%) .NET
9 9 (6.43%) PhoneGap
9 9 (6.43%) Apache Camel
10 6 (4.29%) Qt
10 6 (4.29%) REST
11 5 (3.57%) RESTful
12 3 (2.14%) Regular Expression
12 3 (2.14%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (1.43%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 11 (7.86%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.00%) Streaming Media
4 6 (4.29%) Data Integration
5 5 (3.57%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.57%) Open Source
5 5 (3.57%) IPTV
5 5 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.86%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (2.86%) Statistics
6 4 (2.86%) Economics
6 4 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.14%) STB
8 2 (1.43%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.43%) PKI
8 2 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.43%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 78 (55.71%) Linux
2 24 (17.14%) UNIX
3 20 (14.29%) Windows
4 6 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.57%) Debian
6 4 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.86%) Android
6 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.14%) Solaris
7 3 (2.14%) zOS
7 3 (2.14%) AIX
8 1 (0.71%) HPUX
8 1 (0.71%) SUSE
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (12.14%) Scrum
5 15 (10.71%) Software Testing
5 15 (10.71%) MVC
6 14 (10.00%) UML
6 14 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 12 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.14%) OO
8 10 (7.14%) SOA
9 9 (6.43%) OOP
10 8 (5.71%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.71%) Analytics
10 8 (5.71%) Automation Testing
11 6 (4.29%) DevOps
11 6 (4.29%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.29%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.57%) SQL
2 36 (25.71%) Java
3 24 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.43%) C
4 23 (16.43%) C++
5 19 (13.57%) Ruby
6 13 (9.29%) Perl
7 12 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.43%) PHP
9 7 (5.00%) C#
9 7 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.29%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.57%) Scala
12 4 (2.86%) R
13 3 (2.14%) Bourne shell
13 3 (2.14%) C-shell
14 2 (1.43%) Golang
14 2 (1.43%) Tcl
14 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.57%) Degree
4 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.14%) ISEB
6 2 (1.43%) LPIC
7 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.71%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Varnish
2 6 (4.29%) Firmware
3 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.14%) vSphere
4 3 (2.14%) RACF
4 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.14%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.14%) ACF2
5 2 (1.43%) Docker
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.71%) NFS
6 1 (0.71%) HDFS
6 1 (0.71%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Iperf
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Oracle
2 16 (11.43%) Perforce
3 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.43%) Talend
4 8 (5.71%) HP
5 7 (5.00%) Cisco
5 7 (5.00%) VMware
6 6 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.29%) EMC
7 4 (2.86%) Sun
7 4 (2.86%) Teradata
7 4 (2.86%) Splunk
7 4 (2.86%) Vertica
7 4 (2.86%) Infobright
8 3 (2.14%) Lumension
8 3 (2.14%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.14%) IBM
8 3 (2.14%) Informatica
8 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.14%) Symantec
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