The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 35 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.99% 2.27% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.36% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £463 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 284 339 447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 94.04% 96.31% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 199 315
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Python Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Cambridge

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python Developer in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in Cambridge

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Developer in Cambridge

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (64.00%) Degree
3 13 (52.00%) C
4 12 (48.00%) Embedded C
4 12 (48.00%) Electronics
4 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
4 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Django
7 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) Life Science
8 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) Internet
9 1 (4.00%) .NET
9 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
9 1 (4.00%) Physics
9 1 (4.00%) RESTful
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) SaaS
9 1 (4.00%) SQLAlchemy
9 1 (4.00%) REST

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (48.00%) Electronics
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Django
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) Flask
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Life Science
2 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (52.00%) C
3 12 (48.00%) Embedded C
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Degree