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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 7 10 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30  
Contract jobs citing Python 67 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.71% 9.74% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.39% 23.26% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 11
Median daily rate £375 £401 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +16.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £320 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £486 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 3
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 236 258 269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.78% 41.88% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 137 139
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £315 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £14.50 £22.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 52 £375 -9.09% 90
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 49 (42.61%) Linux
2 38 (33.04%) C
3 31 (26.96%) Git (software)
4 29 (25.22%) Degree
5 22 (19.13%) Electronics
5 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
6 21 (18.26%) Java
6 21 (18.26%) Embedded C
6 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
7 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (17.39%) Mathematics
8 18 (15.65%) .NET
8 18 (15.65%) C++
9 17 (14.78%) Perl
9 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
9 17 (14.78%) REST
9 17 (14.78%) Docker
10 16 (13.91%) SQL
11 15 (13.04%) Wireless
12 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
12 14 (12.17%) JSON
12 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
13 13 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (10.43%) Node.js
14 12 (10.43%) C#
14 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
15 11 (9.57%) Unix
15 11 (9.57%) HTML
15 11 (9.57%) HTTP

Python
Top Related 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 (6.09%) Apache Pig
2 5 (4.35%) Apache
2 5 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.74%) SAS
4 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.74%) WordPress
5 1 (0.87%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
5 1 (0.87%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.87%) nginx
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Doxygen
2 3 (2.61%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.70%) IaaS
2 10 (8.70%) PaaS
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.87%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.04%) Wireless
2 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.57%) HTTP
3 11 (9.57%) SSL
4 10 (8.70%) DNS
5 8 (6.96%) Bluetooth
6 5 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (4.35%) WLAN
7 3 (2.61%) Internet
8 2 (1.74%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.74%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.74%) Firewall
8 2 (1.74%) LDAP
8 2 (1.74%) SAN
8 2 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.87%) RS-232
9 1 (0.87%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.83%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.96%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.22%) Big Data
6 5 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.35%) MySQL
6 5 (4.35%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
7 4 (3.48%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.48%) HBase
8 3 (2.61%) Mahout
8 3 (2.61%) Power BI
9 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (26.96%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.83%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.48%) LabVIEW
4 4 (3.48%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.87%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.87%) Hudson
6 1 (0.87%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.87%) RSpec
6 1 (0.87%) Selenium
6 1 (0.87%) Trac
6 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (19.13%) Electronics
2 17 (14.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.61%) Finance
5 2 (1.74%) Billing
5 2 (1.74%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Developer
2 23 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Embedded Engineer
3 16 (13.91%) Software Engineer
4 15 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Author
6 9 (7.83%) Technical Author
7 7 (6.09%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Audio Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Embedded Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Embedded C Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) .NET
2 17 (14.78%) REST
3 14 (12.17%) JSON
4 12 (10.43%) Node.js
5 11 (9.57%) HTML
6 10 (8.70%) Web Services
6 10 (8.70%) XML
7 9 (7.83%) XSLT
8 8 (6.96%) Django
9 5 (4.35%) CSS
10 4 (3.48%) Flask
10 4 (3.48%) Kafka
11 3 (2.61%) D3.js
11 3 (2.61%) NumPy
11 3 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (2.61%) scikit-learn
11 3 (2.61%) SQLAlchemy
12 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.74%) Oracle ADF
12 2 (1.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.22%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.61%) User Experience
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.74%) Robotics
5 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.87%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.87%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 49 (42.61%) Linux
2 11 (9.57%) Unix
3 10 (8.70%) CoreOS
3 10 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 8 (6.96%) Windows
5 3 (2.61%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
2 20 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.39%) Mathematics
3 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (11.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.57%) Scrum
6 11 (9.57%) TDD
7 10 (8.70%) Kanban
7 10 (8.70%) SOA
8 9 (7.83%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (7.83%) Signal Processing
8 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting
9 8 (6.96%) Machine Learning
10 6 (5.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (5.22%) DevOps
10 6 (5.22%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
11 5 (4.35%) Open Source
11 5 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.04%) C
2 22 (19.13%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.26%) Embedded C
3 21 (18.26%) Java
4 18 (15.65%) C++
5 17 (14.78%) Perl
6 16 (13.91%) SQL
7 12 (10.43%) C#
8 8 (6.96%) R
9 7 (6.09%) PHP
9 7 (6.09%) Tcl
10 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.22%) Ruby
10 6 (5.22%) Scala
11 5 (4.35%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.74%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) JTAG
3 1 (0.87%) ARP4754
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Docker
2 5 (4.35%) Firmware
3 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.74%) KVM
4 2 (1.74%) LXC
5 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.48%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (2.61%) Kibana
4 2 (1.74%) Ansible
4 2 (1.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.87%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) VMware
3 4 (3.48%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.74%) Brocade
4 2 (1.74%) CA
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.74%) Riverbed
4 2 (1.74%) Vyatta
5 1 (0.87%) BT
5 1 (0.87%) Google
5 1 (0.87%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.87%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.87%) Perforce
5 1 (0.87%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.87%) Samsung
5 1 (0.87%) Vertica
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