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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 42 65 97
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +32
Contract jobs citing Python 100 91 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.92% 2.92% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.27% 7.80% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 31
Median daily rate £440 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.25 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +28.33%
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
974 1166 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.21% 37.40% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 730 713
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £245 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 56 58
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £20.94 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 49 £450 +16.12% 63
Hertfordshire +18 26 £325 -21.21% 3
Suffolk +1 9 £513 +23.12% 1
Norfolk +2 7 £350 -4.76% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £350 - 1
Essex +1 2 £550 -5.57% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 89 (47.34%) Linux
2 73 (38.83%) Java
3 56 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (28.19%) Ruby
4 53 (28.19%) Perl
5 49 (26.06%) Git (software)
6 46 (24.47%) Puppet
7 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
8 39 (20.74%) DevOps
9 37 (19.68%) Amazon AWS
10 36 (19.15%) Jenkins
11 34 (18.09%) C
11 34 (18.09%) C++
12 33 (17.55%) SQL
12 33 (17.55%) Unix
13 31 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (15.43%) CSS
14 29 (15.43%) PHP
15 27 (14.36%) HTML
16 24 (12.77%) MySQL
16 24 (12.77%) Windows
16 24 (12.77%) Web Services
16 24 (12.77%) Selenium
16 24 (12.77%) Ansible
17 23 (12.23%) Relational Database
17 23 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
17 23 (12.23%) Configuration Management
18 22 (11.70%) C#
19 20 (10.64%) Software Engineering
19 20 (10.64%) Docker

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 14 (7.45%) Apache
2 13 (6.91%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.19%) Apache Pig
4 6 (3.19%) nginx
5 5 (2.66%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.66%) Drupal
5 5 (2.66%) OpenStack
6 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.60%) IIS
7 3 (1.60%) SAS
8 2 (1.06%) Confluence
8 2 (1.06%) Jetty
9 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.53%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.53%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.06%) Simulink
4 1 (0.53%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.68%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (3.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (3.72%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.72%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (3.72%) Route 53
5 6 (3.19%) GitHub
6 4 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (2.13%) IaaS
7 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.60%) SaaS
8 2 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.26%) Bluetooth
1 8 (4.26%) Internet
2 7 (3.72%) Firewall
2 7 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.66%) HTTP
3 5 (2.66%) LDAP
4 3 (1.60%) DNS
4 3 (1.60%) SSL
4 3 (1.60%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.60%) WLAN
5 2 (1.06%) DHCP
5 2 (1.06%) FTP
5 2 (1.06%) IPsec
5 2 (1.06%) WAN
5 2 (1.06%) Wireless
5 2 (1.06%) X.509
6 1 (0.53%) 802.15
6 1 (0.53%) BGP
6 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) MySQL
2 23 (12.23%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.98%) Big Data
3 15 (7.98%) Hadoop
4 14 (7.45%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.32%) Apache Hive
6 9 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.26%) Redis
7 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.72%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (3.72%) MarkLogic
8 7 (3.72%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.66%) DB2
11 4 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.60%) HBase
12 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (26.06%) Git (software)
2 36 (19.15%) Jenkins
3 24 (12.77%) Selenium
4 16 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (7.45%) JIRA
5 14 (7.45%) Subversion
6 11 (5.85%) Vagrant
7 10 (5.32%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.79%) Ant
8 9 (4.79%) JUnit
8 9 (4.79%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.72%) Gerrit
9 7 (3.72%) Maven
9 7 (3.72%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.19%) SoapUI
11 5 (2.66%) GitLab
11 5 (2.66%) Hudson
11 5 (2.66%) JBehave
11 5 (2.66%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.66%) TestNG
General
1 11 (5.85%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.32%) Retail
3 8 (4.26%) Finance
4 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.60%) Billing
5 3 (1.60%) Military
5 3 (1.60%) Publishing
6 2 (1.06%) Electronics
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Avionics
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 68 (36.17%) Developer
2 33 (17.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (17.02%) Python Developer
4 14 (7.45%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 12 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Architect
6 11 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (5.85%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (5.85%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.85%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.32%) Analyst
8 9 (4.79%) Administrator
8 9 (4.79%) Hadoop Developer
8 9 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (4.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.72%) Consultant
10 7 (3.72%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.43%) CSS
2 27 (14.36%) HTML
3 24 (12.77%) Web Services
4 16 (8.51%) Django
5 8 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.26%) Middleware
5 8 (4.26%) RESTful
6 7 (3.72%) ELK Stack
6 7 (3.72%) JSON
6 7 (3.72%) Node.js
6 7 (3.72%) REST
7 6 (3.19%) HTML5
7 6 (3.19%) NumPy
7 6 (3.19%) XML
8 5 (2.66%) Ajax
8 5 (2.66%) CSS3
8 5 (2.66%) J2EE
8 5 (2.66%) LAMP
8 5 (2.66%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (2.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.04%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.72%) Biology
3 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.66%) Informatics
4 5 (2.66%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.13%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.60%) CESG
6 3 (1.60%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.60%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.06%) FMCG
7 2 (1.06%) Statistics
7 2 (1.06%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.06%) VHDL
7 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 89 (47.34%) Linux
2 33 (17.55%) Unix
3 24 (12.77%) Windows
4 7 (3.72%) CentOS
4 7 (3.72%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.13%) AIX
7 3 (1.60%) FreeBSD
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.06%) Android
8 2 (1.06%) Fedora
9 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.53%) Debian
9 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.74%) DevOps
3 31 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (12.23%) Configuration Management
5 20 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 19 (10.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (9.04%) TDD
8 14 (7.45%) Analytics
9 13 (6.91%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.38%) OO
10 12 (6.38%) Open Source
11 11 (5.85%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.32%) Big Data Analytics
12 10 (5.32%) Data Analytics
13 9 (4.79%) BDD
13 9 (4.79%) Web Development
14 8 (4.26%) API Development
14 8 (4.26%) Defect Management
14 8 (4.26%) Scrum
15 7 (3.72%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (38.83%) Java
2 53 (28.19%) Perl
2 53 (28.19%) Ruby
3 41 (21.81%) JavaScript
4 34 (18.09%) C
4 34 (18.09%) C++
5 33 (17.55%) SQL
6 29 (15.43%) PHP
7 22 (11.70%) C#
8 17 (9.04%) MATLAB
9 15 (7.98%) Shell Script
10 13 (6.91%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.79%) R
12 8 (4.26%) Scala
13 5 (2.66%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.06%) AWK
14 2 (1.06%) HiveQL
14 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.53%) Groovy
15 1 (0.53%) sed
Qualifications
1 13 (6.91%) Degree
2 9 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.19%) RHCE
4 4 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) CISSP
5 2 (1.06%) CLAS
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 4 (2.13%) SDET
2 4 (2.13%) WCAG
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) DO-254
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.53%) MISRA
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (10.64%) Docker
2 11 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.72%) Apache Flume
4 6 (3.19%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.66%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.13%) Firmware
6 4 (2.13%) KVM
6 4 (2.13%) LXC
6 4 (2.13%) vCloud
6 4 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.06%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.53%) iptables
8 1 (0.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 46 (24.47%) Puppet
2 24 (12.77%) Ansible
3 23 (12.23%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (5.85%) Packer
5 8 (4.26%) Kibana
6 7 (3.72%) logstash
7 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.06%) Oozie
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.53%) Check_MK
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) Salt
8 1 (0.53%) SCCM
8 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (7.98%) Oracle
2 14 (7.45%) VMware
3 12 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.26%) Teradata
6 6 (3.19%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.13%) Adobe
7 4 (2.13%) HP
7 4 (2.13%) Siebel
8 3 (1.60%) FireEye
8 3 (1.60%) hybris
8 3 (1.60%) IBM
9 2 (1.06%) Citrix
9 2 (1.06%) Intel
9 2 (1.06%) Tableau
10 1 (0.53%) CA
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco
10 1 (0.53%) Informatica
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy
10 1 (0.53%) SAP
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