Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 42 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 19 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.73% 2.53% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 2.67% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Cambridge median daily rate £419 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% +11.80% +21.05%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £355
90th Percentile £513 £475 £465
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -5.56% +11.80% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £36.88 £21.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £46.63 £46.00 £42.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 654 600 913
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 94.94% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 309 600
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £200 £210 £250
90th Percentile £551 £549 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 59 64
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £15.43 £13.92 £13.30
90th Percentile £52.25 £50.50 £56.13
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +34.15% -16.33%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 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 19 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Django
3 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (31.58%) C++
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) SciPy
5 5 (26.32%) NumPy
6 4 (21.05%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) C
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 4 (21.05%) MySQL
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Flask
7 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
7 3 (15.79%) LIMS
7 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Unix
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (10.53%) Qt
8 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.53%) Life Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Django
2 5 (26.32%) NumPy
2 5 (26.32%) SciPy
3 4 (21.05%) Flask
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) Qt
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Structures
1 3 (15.79%) LIMS
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
1 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) DevOps
2 2 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
2 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
2 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Robotic Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) C
4 4 (21.05%) PHP
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) Perl
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Cython
7 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SAP