Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 56 56
Rank change year-on-year -26 0 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 18 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.39% 1.99% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 2.08% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +32.23%
10th Percentile £380 £325 £325
90th Percentile £475 £480 £438
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -30.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £36.25 £17.55 £37.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.85 £48.50
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +33.93% -30.00% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,219 1,009 1,284
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.73% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 443 743
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £385 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.68% +8.39%
10th Percentile £231 £163 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £415 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +7.10% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 120 116
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +42.86% -34.58%
10th Percentile £11.62 £10.98 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £22.73
% change year-on-year -4.88% -9.81% +13.65%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Cambridgeshire

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in Cambridgeshire

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in Cambridgeshire

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Developer in Cambridgeshire

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 17 £425 +9.68% 25
Python Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) Django
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) SciPy
4 6 (33.33%) NumPy
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) Flask
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services
6 4 (22.22%) XML
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) Big Data
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Qt
7 3 (16.67%) Law
7 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (16.67%) Docker
7 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) C
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) LIMS

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Django
2 6 (33.33%) NumPy
2 6 (33.33%) SciPy
3 5 (27.78%) Flask
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) Qt
5 3 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 3 (16.67%) LIMS
2 1 (5.56%) CAN bus
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
1 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Cybernetics
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Cython
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) R
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) SAP