Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 141 115 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.04% 10.85% 10.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.27% 22.37% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 57
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £390 £375 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.83% +15.00%
10th Percentile £319 £309 £298
90th Percentile £500 £575 £441
East of England median daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 20 21
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +2.56% -10.86%
10th Percentile £36.70 £32.50 £33.75
90th Percentile £54.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -13.04%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 558 514 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.70% 48.49% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 225 326
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +4.83%
10th Percentile £269 £225 £269
90th Percentile £500 £513 £502
East of England median daily rate £425 £392 £380
% change year-on-year +8.42% +3.16% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 45 55
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.13% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £31.32
90th Percentile £53.38 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.61% +5.77% +4.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
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 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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 +3 110 £388 +3.33% 203
Peterborough -9 3 £218 -35.65% 2
Huntingdon - 2 - - 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 61 (43.26%) Linux
2 53 (37.59%) C
3 48 (34.04%) Wireless
4 37 (26.24%) C++
4 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
5 36 (25.53%) Software Engineering
6 34 (24.11%) Embedded C
7 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
8 29 (20.57%) Bluetooth
9 28 (19.86%) Degree
10 26 (18.44%) Perl
10 26 (18.44%) Electronics
11 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (16.31%) Test Scripting
13 22 (15.60%) Git (software)
14 21 (14.89%) Java
14 21 (14.89%) SQL
14 21 (14.89%) Docker
15 20 (14.18%) Windows
16 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
17 18 (12.77%) DevOps
17 18 (12.77%) Unix
18 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (10.64%) XML
20 14 (9.93%) JavaScript
21 13 (9.22%) Firmware
21 13 (9.22%) MySQL
21 13 (9.22%) Signal Processing
21 13 (9.22%) Embedded Systems
22 12 (8.51%) Ansible

Python
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 5 (3.55%) Apache
2 4 (2.84%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.71%) Luigi
4 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.71%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.09%) GitHub
4 3 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (2.13%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (2.13%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (2.13%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.42%) Office 365
5 2 (1.42%) Serverless
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.71%) Route 53
6 1 (0.71%) Slack
6 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (34.04%) Wireless
2 29 (20.57%) Bluetooth
3 6 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.13%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.71%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) Junos
5 1 (0.71%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.71%) SMS
5 1 (0.71%) VLAN
5 1 (0.71%) Wideband
5 1 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) MySQL
2 9 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.96%) Big Data
4 6 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.13%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.13%) HDInsight
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.13%) Power BI
7 3 (2.13%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (15.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.48%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.38%) JIRA
4 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.84%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.42%) git-flow
7 2 (1.42%) Hudson
7 2 (1.42%) Selenium
8 1 (0.71%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.71%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.71%) GoCD
8 1 (0.71%) Gradle
8 1 (0.71%) gulp
8 1 (0.71%) SCons
8 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.71%) Subversion
8 1 (0.71%) Zephyr
General
1 32 (22.70%) Telecoms
2 26 (18.44%) Electronics
3 7 (4.96%) Law
4 3 (2.13%) Publishing
5 2 (1.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Finance
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (33.33%) Developer
2 23 (16.31%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (16.31%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.48%) Test Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Python Developer
5 14 (9.93%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Embedded Developer
7 11 (7.80%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Embedded Software Developer
10 8 (5.67%) Automation Tester
10 8 (5.67%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) Tester
11 7 (4.96%) Bluetooth Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Embedded C Engineer
11 7 (4.96%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) Test Automation Engineer
13 5 (3.55%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.64%) XML
2 12 (8.51%) HTML
3 10 (7.09%) Django
4 5 (3.55%) .NET
4 5 (3.55%) JSON
4 5 (3.55%) Qt
5 4 (2.84%) Flask
5 4 (2.84%) NumPy
5 4 (2.84%) Web Services
5 4 (2.84%) XML Schema
6 3 (2.13%) CSS
6 3 (2.13%) gRPC
6 3 (2.13%) QML
6 3 (2.13%) Qt Quick
6 3 (2.13%) Regular Expression
6 3 (2.13%) REST
6 3 (2.13%) SciPy
6 3 (2.13%) XSLT
7 2 (1.42%) jQuery
7 2 (1.42%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.67%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.96%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (2.13%) LIMS
5 3 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Infotainment
6 2 (1.42%) iPad
6 2 (1.42%) Verilog
7 1 (0.71%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.26%) Linux
2 20 (14.18%) Windows
3 18 (12.77%) Unix
4 4 (2.84%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.13%) Android
5 3 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.13%) VMS
6 1 (0.71%) CentOS
6 1 (0.71%) Debian
6 1 (0.71%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.71%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.71%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
2 36 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 24 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.31%) Test Scripting
5 18 (12.77%) DevOps
6 13 (9.22%) Signal Processing
7 12 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.51%) Machine Learning
8 11 (7.80%) Open Source
9 10 (7.09%) Data Science
10 9 (6.38%) TDD
11 8 (5.67%) Data Management
11 8 (5.67%) Statistics
11 8 (5.67%) Validation
12 7 (4.96%) Mathematics
12 7 (4.96%) OO
13 6 (4.26%) ETL
13 6 (4.26%) Migration
13 6 (4.26%) Physics
13 6 (4.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.59%) C
2 37 (26.24%) C++
3 34 (24.11%) Embedded C
4 26 (18.44%) Perl
5 21 (14.89%) Java
5 21 (14.89%) SQL
6 14 (9.93%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.51%) Bash Shell
8 11 (7.80%) Tcl
9 10 (7.09%) Assembly Language
10 8 (5.67%) Embedded C++
11 7 (4.96%) R
12 6 (4.26%) PHP
13 4 (2.84%) C#
14 3 (2.13%) AWK
14 3 (2.13%) MATLAB
14 3 (2.13%) U-SQL
14 3 (2.13%) VB
15 2 (1.42%) Cython
15 2 (1.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.42%) PhD
5 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) MISRA
2 3 (2.13%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.71%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (14.89%) Docker
2 13 (9.22%) Firmware
3 1 (0.71%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.71%) RHEV
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.51%) Ansible
2 10 (7.09%) Puppet
3 9 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.67%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.67%) Terraform
5 2 (1.42%) Mesos
5 2 (1.42%) Packer
5 2 (1.42%) Rancher
6 1 (0.71%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.71%) Graphite
6 1 (0.71%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (5.67%) Perforce
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) SAP
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.13%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.42%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.71%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.71%) Juniper
6 1 (0.71%) MapR
6 1 (0.71%) RapidMiner
6 1 (0.71%) Splunk
6 1 (0.71%) VMware