Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 95 137 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.56% 11.40% 9.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.00% 27.45% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 67 57
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £375 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -14.77% +13.55%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £310
90th Percentile £543 £514 £514
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 34 22
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £36.88 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.67% - -8.54%
10th Percentile £26.50 £32.90 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £47.85 £46.65
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50

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 413 499 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.21% 41.51% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 242 332
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £408 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £231 £276
90th Percentile £538 £475 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 62 49
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23.90 £32.75 £25.70
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.50 £47.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -4 73 £416 +18.93% 226
St Neots - 2 £415 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (49.47%) Linux
2 27 (28.42%) Perl
3 25 (26.32%) Java
4 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
4 21 (22.11%) Bash Shell
5 18 (18.95%) C
5 18 (18.95%) Docker
6 17 (17.89%) DevOps
7 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
7 15 (15.79%) Ansible
7 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.68%) Open Source
9 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
9 13 (13.68%) Data Centre
10 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (12.63%) JIRA
11 11 (11.58%) Degree
11 11 (11.58%) C++
12 10 (10.53%) Windows
12 10 (10.53%) SQL
12 10 (10.53%) Cisco
12 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.53%) Test Scripting
12 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (9.47%) Ruby
13 9 (9.47%) Electronics
13 9 (9.47%) PHP
13 9 (9.47%) MySQL
14 8 (8.42%) HTML

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 4 (4.21%) Apache
2 2 (2.11%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
2 2 (2.11%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) GitHub
3 2 (2.11%) Office 365
3 2 (2.11%) Slack
3 2 (2.11%) vREST
4 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) BGP
2 7 (7.37%) Wireless
3 6 (6.32%) IPv6
3 6 (6.32%) VXLAN
4 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.26%) WLAN
5 4 (4.21%) Network Security
6 3 (3.16%) Bluetooth
6 3 (3.16%) Firewall
6 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.11%) IPFIX
7 2 (2.11%) Junos
7 2 (2.11%) OpenFlow
7 2 (2.11%) VLAN
8 1 (1.05%) 3GPP
8 1 (1.05%) DNS
8 1 (1.05%) LAN
8 1 (1.05%) LTE
8 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) MySQL
2 4 (4.21%) Big Data
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.05%) DB2
5 1 (1.05%) Firebird
5 1 (1.05%) Flink
5 1 (1.05%) HBase
5 1 (1.05%) Impala
5 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) Scylla
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.63%) JIRA
4 8 (8.42%) Subversion
5 7 (7.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.16%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.16%) LabVIEW
8 2 (2.11%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.11%) Selenium
8 2 (2.11%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.11%) Trac
8 2 (2.11%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.05%) GCC
9 1 (1.05%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.47%) Electronics
2 7 (7.37%) Law
3 3 (3.16%) Automotive
4 2 (2.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Games
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Developer
2 13 (13.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (13.68%) Test Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Python Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Python Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Author
8 4 (4.21%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.21%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Technical Author
9 3 (3.16%) Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.16%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Tester
9 3 (3.16%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) HTML
2 7 (7.37%) XML
3 6 (6.32%) React
4 4 (4.21%) Ajax
4 4 (4.21%) CSS
4 4 (4.21%) Django
4 4 (4.21%) Node.js
4 4 (4.21%) XHTML
5 3 (3.16%) Flask
5 3 (3.16%) NumPy
5 3 (3.16%) RESTful
5 3 (3.16%) Spring
6 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.11%) Akka
6 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.11%) Behat
6 2 (2.11%) JSP
6 2 (2.11%) Kafka
6 2 (2.11%) XSLT
7 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.42%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.11%) LIMS
4 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.11%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (2.11%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (2.11%) Verilog
4 2 (2.11%) VHDL
5 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (49.47%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Windows
3 5 (5.26%) Unix
3 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.21%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.16%) Android
5 3 (3.16%) CentOS
5 3 (3.16%) Debian
6 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.05%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.05%) Fedora
6 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.05%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) DevOps
2 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 14 (14.74%) Test Automation
4 13 (13.68%) Open Source
5 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.42%) Machine Learning
7 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.37%) Validation
8 6 (6.32%) Change Management
8 6 (6.32%) Computer Architecture
8 6 (6.32%) Statistics
9 5 (5.26%) Analytics
9 5 (5.26%) Data Science
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Server Management
9 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) Perl
2 25 (26.32%) Java
3 21 (22.11%) Bash Shell
4 18 (18.95%) C
5 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.58%) C++
7 10 (10.53%) SQL
8 9 (9.47%) PHP
8 9 (9.47%) Ruby
9 6 (6.32%) R
10 4 (4.21%) C#
11 3 (3.16%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.16%) JSX
11 3 (3.16%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.16%) Scala
12 2 (2.11%) Go
13 1 (1.05%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.05%) sed
13 1 (1.05%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.21%) CCNP
3 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.16%) PhD
5 1 (1.05%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) ARP4754
1 1 (1.05%) IEC 62304
1 1 (1.05%) MISRA
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) Docker
2 6 (6.32%) Firmware
3 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.05%) LXC
4 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) Ansible
2 8 (8.42%) Rancher
3 7 (7.37%) Puppet
4 6 (6.32%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.32%) Terraform
5 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.16%) Nagios
7 2 (2.11%) Nmap
8 1 (1.05%) Grafana
8 1 (1.05%) Icinga
8 1 (1.05%) Mesos
8 1 (1.05%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.05%) rkt
8 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Cisco
2 6 (6.32%) Arista
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.16%) Tableau
4 3 (3.16%) VMware
5 2 (2.11%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.11%) Juniper
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.11%) Sophos
6 1 (1.05%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.05%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.05%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.05%) Keysight
6 1 (1.05%) MapR
6 1 (1.05%) WorldPay