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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 84 57 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.13% 11.56% 11.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.29% 37.25% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 36
10th Percentile £408 £336 £336
25th Percentile £438 £363 £407
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £463 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.27% -5.13% +2.63%
75th Percentile £626 £559 £561
90th Percentile £700 £675 £669
East of England median daily rate £575 £484 £450
% change year-on-year +18.86% +7.50% -1.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
10th Percentile - £31.58 £42.85
25th Percentile - £41.81 £44.13
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year - +9.47% -2.56%
75th Percentile - £60.00 £61.88
90th Percentile - - £69.75
East of England median hourly rate £56.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% +5.26% +1.06%

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 245 153 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 29.55% 31.03% 40.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 105 163
10th Percentile £299 £270 £351
25th Percentile £413 £325 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £538 £519 £538
90th Percentile £625 £613 £638
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 5
10th Percentile £12.39 £11.25 £43.20
25th Percentile £42.50 £16.67 £45.00
Median hourly rate £57.00 £22.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +153.33% -52.63% -
75th Percentile £58.75 £44.88 £48.75
90th Percentile - £52.40 £64.50
East of England median hourly rate £56.00 £42.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +33.33% +70.04% -48.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -1 71 £510 +18.26% 144
Peterborough -27 2 £420 -9.19% 2
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
2 21 (25.00%) Linux
3 20 (23.81%) AWS
4 17 (20.24%) DevOps
5 15 (17.86%) Machine Learning
5 15 (17.86%) C
5 15 (17.86%) C++
6 12 (14.29%) Agile
6 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 12 (14.29%) Terraform
7 11 (13.10%) CI/CD
7 11 (13.10%) Java
8 10 (11.90%) Visualisation
8 10 (11.90%) R
8 10 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (11.90%) IoT
8 10 (11.90%) Serverless
9 9 (10.71%) Data Science
9 9 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (10.71%) Shiny
9 9 (10.71%) Analytics
9 9 (10.71%) Bash
9 9 (10.71%) Perl
9 9 (10.71%) SQL
9 9 (10.71%) Unix
9 9 (10.71%) Validation
9 9 (10.71%) Mathematics
10 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (9.52%) C#

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 7 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.95%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.38%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) AWS
2 10 (11.90%) Serverless
3 9 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (7.14%) Azure
5 5 (5.95%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (5.95%) Amazon SageMaker
5 5 (5.95%) GCP
5 5 (5.95%) Snowflake
6 3 (3.57%) GitHub
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon Cognito
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (1.19%) Akamai
8 1 (1.19%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.19%) PaaS
8 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.19%) Rubrik
8 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) DNS
1 6 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (5.95%) DHCP
3 4 (4.76%) SNMP
4 2 (2.38%) 4G
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) Intranet
4 2 (2.38%) LAN
4 2 (2.38%) LTE
4 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (1.19%) BGP
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.19%) Internet
5 1 (1.19%) NAS
5 1 (1.19%) OSPF
5 1 (1.19%) SD-WAN
5 1 (1.19%) SMTP
5 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.95%) Triplestore
4 4 (4.76%) Spotfire
5 3 (3.57%) MySQL
6 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.19%) Big Data
7 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.19%) Power BI
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.14%) GitLab
3 6 (7.14%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.38%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.19%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.19%) MLflow
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.19%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.19%) Terragrunt
General
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (5.95%) Social Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Finance
5 2 (2.38%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Python Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Python Developer
5 8 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Data Scientist
6 5 (5.95%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Tester
8 3 (3.57%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (3.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Quantitative Developer
8 3 (3.57%) R Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) Shiny
2 6 (7.14%) Node.js
2 6 (7.14%) NumPy
2 6 (7.14%) Pandas
3 5 (5.95%) Kafka
3 5 (5.95%) NLTK
3 5 (5.95%) React
3 5 (5.95%) SciPy
3 5 (5.95%) TensorFlow
4 4 (4.76%) Django
4 4 (4.76%) GraphQL
4 4 (4.76%) LDAP
4 4 (4.76%) REST
5 3 (3.57%) CSS
5 3 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (2.38%) Ajax
6 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.38%) JSON
6 2 (2.38%) Middleware
6 2 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) IoT
2 4 (4.76%) Life Science
2 4 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.19%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (10.71%) Unix
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Android
4 2 (2.38%) Tizen
5 1 (1.19%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
2 17 (20.24%) DevOps
3 15 (17.86%) Machine Learning
4 12 (14.29%) Agile
5 11 (13.10%) CI/CD
6 10 (11.90%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (11.90%) Visualisation
7 9 (10.71%) Analytics
7 9 (10.71%) Data Science
7 9 (10.71%) Mathematics
7 9 (10.71%) Validation
8 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.14%) Data Analytics
9 6 (7.14%) Data Engineering
9 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) C
1 15 (17.86%) C++
2 11 (13.10%) Java
3 10 (11.90%) R
4 9 (10.71%) Bash
4 9 (10.71%) Perl
4 9 (10.71%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) C#
6 7 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.95%) TypeScript
8 5 (5.95%) VBA
9 4 (4.76%) C-shell
9 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.57%) Go
10 3 (3.57%) Scala
11 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.19%) Lua
12 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.19%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) CCDP
3 1 (1.19%) CCIE
3 1 (1.19%) CCNP
3 1 (1.19%) CCSP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) DICOM
2 1 (1.19%) GDPR
2 1 (1.19%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) Firmware
2 3 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) NFS
3 1 (1.19%) RHEV
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Terraform
2 8 (9.52%) Ansible
3 6 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.14%) Puppet
4 4 (4.76%) HAProxy
4 4 (4.76%) Nagios
4 4 (4.76%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.19%) Argo
5 1 (1.19%) FreeIPA
5 1 (1.19%) Grafana
5 1 (1.19%) Icinga
5 1 (1.19%) Istio
5 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.19%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Dell
2 4 (4.76%) Fujitsu
2 4 (4.76%) HP
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Google
3 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (1.19%) Aruba
5 1 (1.19%) Coveo
5 1 (1.19%) Databricks
5 1 (1.19%) Isilon
5 1 (1.19%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.19%) Splunk
5 1 (1.19%) Sun
5 1 (1.19%) VMware