Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing Python 99 114 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.44% 10.78% 10.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.03% 24.05% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 65
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £413 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +23.19%
10th Percentile £256 £310 £310
90th Percentile £543 £517 £506
East of England median daily rate £450 £405 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% -1.82% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 21
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -11.76%
10th Percentile £28.45 £32.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £49.00 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +16.00% - -8.54%

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 412 474 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.28% 44.80% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 221 276
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £269 £230 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 57 45
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £18.50 £32.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.00 £49.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.47% +2.98%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 0 71 £421 +20.36% 169
Huntingdon - 2 - - 1
Peterborough -12 1 £218 -20.33% 6
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 47 (47.47%) Linux
2 26 (26.26%) Perl
3 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
3 25 (25.25%) Docker
4 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 24 (24.24%) C
5 22 (22.22%) DevOps
6 21 (21.21%) Degree
6 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (20.20%) C++
8 19 (19.19%) Java
8 19 (19.19%) SQL
8 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
9 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 18 (18.18%) Ansible
10 15 (15.15%) Machine Learning
10 15 (15.15%) Unix
11 14 (14.14%) Open Source
11 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (12.12%) Windows
13 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
14 11 (11.11%) Wireless
14 11 (11.11%) Puppet
14 11 (11.11%) GitHub
14 11 (11.11%) Kubernetes
15 10 (10.10%) Terraform
15 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
15 10 (10.10%) Law
15 10 (10.10%) MySQL

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 8 (8.08%) Apache
2 4 (4.04%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.03%) Confluence
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
5 1 (1.01%) Luigi
5 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.11%) GitHub
4 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.02%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (2.02%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (2.02%) Serverless
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.01%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.01%) Office 365
5 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.01%) Route 53
5 1 (1.01%) Slack
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Wireless
2 7 (7.07%) Bluetooth
3 4 (4.04%) BGP
3 4 (4.04%) IPv6
3 4 (4.04%) VXLAN
4 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
5 1 (1.01%) FTP
5 1 (1.01%) HTTP
5 1 (1.01%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.01%) Internet
5 1 (1.01%) IPsec
5 1 (1.01%) Junos
5 1 (1.01%) OpenFlow
5 1 (1.01%) SSH
5 1 (1.01%) VLAN
5 1 (1.01%) VPN
5 1 (1.01%) Wideband
5 1 (1.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) MySQL
2 9 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.08%) Big Data
4 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.04%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (2.02%) HBase
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.19%) Jenkins
3 9 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.04%) Subversion
5 3 (3.03%) LabVIEW
5 3 (3.03%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.02%) Hudson
6 2 (2.02%) Selenium
7 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.01%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.01%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.01%) Gradle
7 1 (1.01%) gulp
7 1 (1.01%) SCons
7 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (10.10%) Law
2 6 (6.06%) Electronics
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Automotive
5 2 (2.02%) Billing
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Developer
2 14 (14.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Python Developer
3 12 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Python Engineer
6 6 (6.06%) Administrator
6 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Data Scientist
7 5 (5.05%) Django Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Development Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) Django
1 9 (9.09%) HTML
2 6 (6.06%) NumPy
3 5 (5.05%) CSS
3 5 (5.05%) XML
4 4 (4.04%) .NET
4 4 (4.04%) Web Services
5 3 (3.03%) Ajax
5 3 (3.03%) Flask
5 3 (3.03%) Kafka
5 3 (3.03%) SciPy
5 3 (3.03%) XHTML
6 2 (2.02%) Akka
6 2 (2.02%) jQuery
6 2 (2.02%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.02%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.02%) Yocto
7 1 (1.01%) HTML5
7 1 (1.01%) Sphinx
7 1 (1.01%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
6 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.01%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (47.47%) Linux
2 15 (15.15%) Unix
3 12 (12.12%) Windows
4 3 (3.03%) CentOS
4 3 (3.03%) VMS
4 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.02%) Debian
5 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.01%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.01%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.01%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 22 (22.22%) DevOps
3 15 (15.15%) Machine Learning
4 14 (14.14%) Open Source
5 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
7 9 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.08%) Data Management
8 8 (8.08%) Data Science
8 8 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (8.08%) Validation
9 7 (7.07%) Migration
9 7 (7.07%) OO
9 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.06%) Analytics
10 6 (6.06%) TDD
11 5 (5.05%) Integration Testing
12 4 (4.04%) Statistics
12 4 (4.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) Perl
2 24 (24.24%) C
3 20 (20.20%) C++
4 19 (19.19%) Java
4 19 (19.19%) SQL
5 18 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.09%) Embedded C
8 8 (8.08%) R
9 6 (6.06%) Ruby
10 5 (5.05%) Embedded C++
10 5 (5.05%) PHP
11 4 (4.04%) Assembly Language
11 4 (4.04%) MATLAB
12 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.02%) AWK
13 2 (2.02%) C#
13 2 (2.02%) Scala
13 2 (2.02%) U-SQL
13 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.03%) PhD
4 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.02%) CCNP
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.02%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) ARP4754
1 1 (1.01%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) RHEV
3 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (18.18%) Ansible
2 11 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 11 (11.11%) Puppet
3 10 (10.10%) Terraform
4 8 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.06%) Rancher
6 3 (3.03%) Nagios
7 2 (2.02%) Mesos
8 1 (1.01%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.01%) Grafana
8 1 (1.01%) Graphite
8 1 (1.01%) Icinga
8 1 (1.01%) logstash
8 1 (1.01%) Packer
8 1 (1.01%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Oracle
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco
3 4 (4.04%) Arista
3 4 (4.04%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.02%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.02%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.02%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.02%) MapR
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) SAP
5 2 (2.02%) Tableau
6 1 (1.01%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.01%) Juniper
6 1 (1.01%) Perforce
6 1 (1.01%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.01%) Splunk
6 1 (1.01%) VMware