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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 49 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 82 93 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.62% 3.61% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.87% 9.85% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 54
Median daily rate £444 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 14
Median hourly rate £39.38 £47.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.25 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £61.00 £53.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
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
924 944 1119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.79% 36.67% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 552 737
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 97 52
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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
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 9 December 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 -6 49 £400 -0.62% 76
Hertfordshire +10 18 £500 +53.84% 10
Bedfordshire +14 12 £450 +20.00% 2
Essex -1 3 £438 +25.00% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (44.50%) Linux
2 75 (37.50%) Java
3 74 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (29.00%) Ruby
5 50 (25.00%) Perl
5 50 (25.00%) SQL
6 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
7 40 (20.00%) Unix
8 38 (19.00%) Relational Database
8 38 (19.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 37 (18.50%) Git (software)
10 36 (18.00%) PHP
11 35 (17.50%) E-Commerce
12 33 (16.50%) Jenkins
12 33 (16.50%) DevOps
13 31 (15.50%) C
13 31 (15.50%) TDD
13 31 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (15.00%) Web Services
15 29 (14.50%) C++
15 29 (14.50%) JavaScript
16 28 (14.00%) Puppet
17 27 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (13.50%) Degree
17 27 (13.50%) C#
17 27 (13.50%) Oracle
18 25 (12.50%) MySQL
18 25 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
18 25 (12.50%) Test Automation
19 24 (12.00%) Ansible

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 20 (10.00%) Apache
2 13 (6.50%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.00%) Drupal
4 8 (4.00%) nginx
5 7 (3.50%) Apache Pig
6 5 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.00%) Confluence
8 3 (1.50%) SAS
8 3 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) JBoss
10 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.50%) Weka
3 2 (1.00%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) Magento
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.50%) IaaS
3 6 (3.00%) GitHub
4 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.50%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (1.00%) Slack
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.50%) Firewall
3 12 (6.00%) Internet
4 10 (5.00%) HTTP
5 9 (4.50%) Bluetooth
5 9 (4.50%) SSL
6 8 (4.00%) X.509
7 6 (3.00%) DNS
7 6 (3.00%) Wireless
8 5 (2.50%) DHCP
8 5 (2.50%) LDAP
9 3 (1.50%) SAN
10 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.50%) 802.15
11 1 (0.50%) BGP
11 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.50%) EIGRP
11 1 (0.50%) OSPF
11 1 (0.50%) VPN
11 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (12.50%) MySQL
2 25 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.50%) Big Data
5 11 (5.50%) MongoDB
6 9 (4.50%) DB2
7 8 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.50%) Apache Hive
8 7 (3.50%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.00%) Data Lake
9 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.00%) HBase
9 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.50%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.50%) Mahout
10 3 (1.50%) Power BI
11 2 (1.00%) Redis
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (18.50%) Git (software)
2 33 (16.50%) Jenkins
3 24 (12.00%) Selenium
4 22 (11.00%) Cucumber
5 21 (10.50%) JIRA
6 19 (9.50%) Ant
7 18 (9.00%) TeamCity
8 16 (8.00%) SoapUI
9 14 (7.00%) JUnit
9 14 (7.00%) WebDriver
10 13 (6.50%) JBehave
10 13 (6.50%) SpecFlow
10 13 (6.50%) TestNG
11 12 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (5.00%) Maven
12 10 (5.00%) Subversion
13 8 (4.00%) Appium
14 6 (3.00%) Calabash
15 5 (2.50%) LabVIEW
16 4 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (7.00%) Retail
2 10 (5.00%) Finance
2 10 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.00%) Electronics
4 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.50%) Marketing
5 3 (1.50%) Military
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) French Language
6 2 (1.00%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 71 (35.50%) Developer
2 29 (14.50%) Python Developer
2 29 (14.50%) Test Engineer
3 17 (8.50%) Software Engineer
4 16 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (7.50%) Architect
6 13 (6.50%) Software Developer
7 12 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.00%) Unix Architect
8 11 (5.50%) Analyst
8 11 (5.50%) Senior Developer
8 11 (5.50%) Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
10 9 (4.50%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.50%) Senior Software Developer
11 8 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
12 7 (3.50%) C# Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Hadoop Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Senior Test Engineer
12 7 (3.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.00%) Web Services
2 18 (9.00%) CSS
2 18 (9.00%) REST
3 17 (8.50%) JSON
4 16 (8.00%) HTML
5 14 (7.00%) Django
6 11 (5.50%) .NET
6 11 (5.50%) AngularJS
6 11 (5.50%) RESTful
7 8 (4.00%) Gherkin
7 8 (4.00%) NumPy
7 8 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (3.50%) LEMP Stack
9 6 (3.00%) Kafka
10 5 (2.50%) LAMP
10 5 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (2.00%) XML
12 3 (1.50%) HTML5
12 3 (1.50%) Middleware
12 3 (1.50%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Algorithms
2 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.50%) Biology
4 9 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 8 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.00%) Statistics
5 8 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 6 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (3.00%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.50%) Informatics
8 3 (1.50%) Physics
9 2 (1.00%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.00%) iPad
10 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 89 (44.50%) Linux
2 40 (20.00%) Unix
3 15 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.00%) Windows
5 9 (4.50%) AIX
6 6 (3.00%) Android
6 6 (3.00%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.00%) CentOS
9 3 (1.50%) Fedora
9 3 (1.50%) Solaris
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.50%) Software Engineering
3 38 (19.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 35 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 33 (16.50%) DevOps
6 31 (15.50%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (15.50%) TDD
7 25 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 19 (9.50%) BDD
9 17 (8.50%) Defect Management
10 14 (7.00%) OO
11 13 (6.50%) ATDD
11 13 (6.50%) Feature Driven Development
12 12 (6.00%) Open Source
13 11 (5.50%) High Availability
14 10 (5.00%) API Testing
14 10 (5.00%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 9 (4.50%) Software Delivery
15 9 (4.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 75 (37.50%) Java
2 58 (29.00%) Ruby
3 50 (25.00%) Perl
3 50 (25.00%) SQL
4 36 (18.00%) PHP
5 31 (15.50%) C
6 29 (14.50%) C++
6 29 (14.50%) JavaScript
7 27 (13.50%) C#
8 21 (10.50%) R
9 18 (9.00%) MATLAB
10 14 (7.00%) Bash Shell
11 12 (6.00%) Shell Script
12 8 (4.00%) Embedded C
12 8 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (4.00%) VB.NET
13 5 (2.50%) Scala
14 4 (2.00%) Go
15 2 (1.00%) Jython
15 2 (1.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 27 (13.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.50%) QA
2 16 (8.00%) SDET
3 5 (2.50%) JTAG
4 3 (1.50%) WCAG
5 2 (1.00%) MISRA
6 1 (0.50%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (9.00%) Docker
2 14 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.00%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.00%) Firmware
5 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.50%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.50%) iptables
6 1 (0.50%) KVM
6 1 (0.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (14.00%) Puppet
2 24 (12.00%) Ansible
2 24 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.50%) Nagios
4 4 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (1.50%) Kibana
6 2 (1.00%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.50%) Consul
7 1 (0.50%) Nessus
7 1 (0.50%) Packer
7 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (13.50%) Oracle
2 14 (7.00%) VMware
3 9 (4.50%) hybris
3 9 (4.50%) IBM
3 9 (4.50%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.50%) Teradata
5 6 (3.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.50%) Cisco
6 5 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.00%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.50%) Adobe
9 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.00%) Google
9 2 (1.00%) HP
9 2 (1.00%) SAP
9 2 (1.00%) Sybase
10 1 (0.50%) BT
10 1 (0.50%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.50%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.50%) Splunk
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