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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 44 79 103
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +24
Contract jobs citing Python 88 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.47% 2.03% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.90% 6.04% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 21
Average daily rate £413 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £610 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
807 894 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.81% 33.57% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 481 642
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 74
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £22.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.12 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 65 £419 +28.84% 64
Suffolk +7 7 £395 +58.00% 4
Norfolk -5 6 £515 -17.60% 1
Hertfordshire +2 5 £400 +23.07% 9
Essex - 3 £275 - 2
Bedfordshire 0 2 £338 -12.90% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 69 (42.07%) Java
2 63 (38.41%) Perl
2 63 (38.41%) Linux
3 49 (29.88%) C++
4 47 (28.66%) C
5 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
6 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (22.56%) HTML
7 37 (22.56%) CSS
7 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
8 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
9 30 (18.29%) Puppet
10 27 (16.46%) DevOps
10 27 (16.46%) Ruby
11 23 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (13.41%) C#
12 22 (13.41%) SQL
13 21 (12.80%) Docker
14 20 (12.20%) MySQL
15 19 (11.59%) Windows
15 19 (11.59%) Computer Science
15 19 (11.59%) Selenium
15 19 (11.59%) Django
16 18 (10.98%) Bash Shell
16 18 (10.98%) Big Data
16 18 (10.98%) AngularJS
17 17 (10.37%) REST
17 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (10.37%) Algorithms
17 17 (10.37%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.27%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.66%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.66%) Node.js
4 5 (3.05%) nginx
5 4 (2.44%) Apache
5 4 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.22%) Kinematics
6 2 (1.22%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Drupal
7 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.61%) uWSGI
7 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Doxygen
1 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.22%) Simulink
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) BigMachines
1 2 (1.22%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (3.66%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (3.66%) Route 53
5 4 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.44%) IaaS
6 3 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.83%) SaaS
7 2 (1.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.22%) Office 365
8 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.37%) Internet
2 14 (8.54%) Bluetooth
2 14 (8.54%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (7.93%) HTTP
4 11 (6.71%) 802.15
4 11 (6.71%) SSL
4 11 (6.71%) X.509
4 11 (6.71%) ZigBee
5 6 (3.66%) FTP
5 6 (3.66%) Wireless
6 4 (2.44%) Firewall
7 2 (1.22%) DNS
7 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.22%) SpaceWire
7 2 (1.22%) VPN
7 2 (1.22%) WLAN
8 1 (0.61%) LTE
8 1 (0.61%) NAS
8 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.20%) MySQL
2 18 (10.98%) Big Data
3 16 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.32%) Apache Hive
5 11 (6.71%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.27%) Redis
8 6 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (3.66%) MarkLogic
8 6 (3.66%) Neo4j
9 4 (2.44%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.44%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.83%) HBase
10 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.22%) DB2
11 2 (1.22%) Impala
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 37 (22.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.59%) Selenium
3 16 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 14 (8.54%) Gerrit
5 12 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (6.71%) Subversion
7 10 (6.10%) Vagrant
8 6 (3.66%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.66%) JUnit
9 4 (2.44%) GitLab
9 4 (2.44%) Hudson
9 4 (2.44%) JIRA
9 4 (2.44%) NUnit
9 4 (2.44%) RSpec
9 4 (2.44%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.83%) ClearCase
10 3 (1.83%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.22%) ProC
General
1 9 (5.49%) Finance
1 9 (5.49%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.83%) Electronics
2 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.22%) Avionics
3 2 (1.22%) Publishing
3 2 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (0.61%) Billing
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (34.76%) Developer
2 35 (21.34%) Python Developer
3 18 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.15%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.10%) Administrator
6 9 (5.49%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (4.88%) DSP Engineer
7 8 (4.88%) Embedded C Engineer
7 8 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.27%) Audio DSP Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Audio Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Audio Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) C Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) DSP Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 7 (4.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.56%) CSS
1 37 (22.56%) HTML
2 19 (11.59%) Django
3 18 (10.98%) AngularJS
4 17 (10.37%) Ajax
4 17 (10.37%) REST
5 14 (8.54%) Web Services
6 13 (7.93%) J2EE
6 13 (7.93%) JSON
7 11 (6.71%) 802.1X
8 9 (5.49%) SciPy
9 8 (4.88%) jQuery
9 8 (4.88%) NumPy
10 7 (4.27%) HTML5
11 6 (3.66%) CSS3
11 6 (3.66%) ELK Stack
11 6 (3.66%) XML
12 5 (3.05%) .NET
13 4 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.37%) Algorithms
3 13 (7.93%) Mathematics
4 12 (7.32%) Biology
5 10 (6.10%) Internet of Things
6 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.49%) Life Science
6 9 (5.49%) Visualisation
7 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.05%) Smart Meter
9 4 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.83%) VHDL
11 2 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.22%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.22%) Mechatronics
11 2 (1.22%) Robotics
11 2 (1.22%) STB
11 2 (1.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.41%) Linux
2 19 (11.59%) Windows
3 12 (7.32%) Unix
4 7 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.66%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.44%) CentOS
7 2 (1.22%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.61%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Debian
8 1 (0.61%) Fedora
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.90%) Software Engineering
3 27 (16.46%) DevOps
4 17 (10.37%) Configuration Management
4 17 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (7.32%) Analytics
5 12 (7.32%) Bioinformatics
5 12 (7.32%) Signal Processing
6 11 (6.71%) Machine Learning
7 10 (6.10%) Big Data Analytics
7 10 (6.10%) Data Analytics
7 10 (6.10%) TDD
8 9 (5.49%) Scrum
9 8 (4.88%) Digital Signal Processing
9 8 (4.88%) Functional Programming
9 8 (4.88%) Validation
10 7 (4.27%) BDD
10 7 (4.27%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (4.27%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.66%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.07%) Java
2 63 (38.41%) Perl
3 49 (29.88%) C++
4 47 (28.66%) C
5 45 (27.44%) JavaScript
6 27 (16.46%) Ruby
7 22 (13.41%) C#
7 22 (13.41%) SQL
8 18 (10.98%) Bash Shell
9 14 (8.54%) PHP
10 12 (7.32%) MATLAB
10 12 (7.32%) Shell Script
11 10 (6.10%) Embedded C
12 9 (5.49%) Scala
13 2 (1.22%) ANSI C
13 2 (1.22%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.22%) COBOL
13 2 (1.22%) HiveQL
13 2 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (10.37%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.44%) Postgraduate
4 3 (1.83%) RHCE
5 2 (1.22%) PhD
5 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.61%) HNC
6 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) WCAG
3 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) DO-254
3 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (12.80%) Docker
2 8 (4.88%) Apache Flume
3 5 (3.05%) Firmware
3 5 (3.05%) GPFS
3 5 (3.05%) NFS
4 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.83%) Cygwin
6 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.22%) KVM
6 2 (1.22%) LXC
6 2 (1.22%) vCloud
6 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.61%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 30 (18.29%) Puppet
2 14 (8.54%) Ansible
3 12 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.49%) Packer
5 8 (4.88%) Kibana
6 7 (4.27%) Nagios
7 6 (3.66%) logstash
8 5 (3.05%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.22%) Check_MK
9 2 (1.22%) Oozie
9 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (7.32%) Oracle
2 10 (6.10%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.66%) Siebel
4 5 (3.05%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.05%) IBM
5 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.44%) VMware
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe
6 2 (1.22%) FireEye
6 2 (1.22%) Intel
6 2 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) Lauterbach
7 1 (0.61%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.61%) New Relic
7 1 (0.61%) Remedy
7 1 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Vertica
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