Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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.

Python
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 15 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 168 99 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.76% 8.88% 8.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% 17.58% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 26 74
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £316 £315 £263
90th Percentile £463 £575 £445
East of England median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 21 10
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £41.25 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -1.25% -8.57%
10th Percentile £36.25 £36.25 £37.15
90th Percentile £53.13 £46.75 £51.00
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +5.06% +1.94% -11.43%

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 630 563 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.09% 50.49% 48.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 272 470
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £374 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -4.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £280 £234 £263
90th Percentile £485 £488 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 53 46
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -4.12%
10th Percentile £32.50 £32.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00% +1.35%

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 November 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 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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +13 139 £375 -9.09% 115
Peterborough -17 6 £350 - 1
Huntingdon -6 1 - - 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 77 (45.83%) C
2 67 (39.88%) Linux
3 64 (38.10%) Wireless
4 52 (30.95%) C++
5 49 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 43 (25.60%) Telecoms
7 39 (23.21%) Embedded C
8 38 (22.62%) Bluetooth
9 36 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 35 (20.83%) Electronics
11 33 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (16.07%) Test Scripting
13 26 (15.48%) Perl
14 24 (14.29%) XML
15 23 (13.69%) Embedded Systems
16 22 (13.10%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (12.50%) Signal Processing
17 21 (12.50%) Degree
18 20 (11.90%) Firmware
19 19 (11.31%) HTML
20 18 (10.71%) Git (software)
21 17 (10.12%) Jenkins
21 17 (10.12%) Windows
22 14 (8.33%) Tcl
22 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
22 14 (8.33%) DevOps
23 13 (7.74%) Visualisation
23 13 (7.74%) Statistics
23 13 (7.74%) Perforce
23 13 (7.74%) SQL

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 3 (1.79%) Confluence
2 2 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Doxygen
2 4 (2.38%) FrameMaker
2 4 (2.38%) XMetaL
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
2 2 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (1.19%) Data Lake Analytics
2 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.19%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (38.10%) Wireless
2 38 (22.62%) Bluetooth
3 22 (13.10%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.79%) WAN
4 3 (1.79%) WLAN
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) SMS
5 1 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.60%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.17%) MySQL
3 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.38%) Big Data
5 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.19%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.19%) HDInsight
6 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.19%) Power BI
6 2 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.12%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.76%) JIRA
4 5 (2.98%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.79%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.19%) Buildbot
6 2 (1.19%) CMake
6 2 (1.19%) git-flow
6 2 (1.19%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (1.19%) JUnit
6 2 (1.19%) NUnit
6 2 (1.19%) RSpec
6 2 (1.19%) Selenium
6 2 (1.19%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.60%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.60%) Protractor
7 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.60%) Zephyr
General
1 43 (25.60%) Telecoms
2 35 (20.83%) Electronics
3 3 (1.79%) Finance
3 3 (1.79%) Publishing
4 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (25.60%) Developer
2 37 (22.02%) Test Engineer
3 35 (20.83%) Embedded Engineer
4 23 (13.69%) Python Developer
5 21 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 19 (11.31%) Author
6 19 (11.31%) Technical Author
7 15 (8.93%) Tester
8 14 (8.33%) Bluetooth Engineer
8 14 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (7.74%) Automation Tester
10 12 (7.14%) Embedded Developer
10 12 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) Integration Engineer
13 8 (4.76%) C Developer
13 8 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
14 7 (4.17%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.29%) XML
2 19 (11.31%) HTML
3 11 (6.55%) XSLT
4 10 (5.95%) NumPy
5 9 (5.36%) Qt
6 8 (4.76%) Django
6 8 (4.76%) SciPy
7 7 (4.17%) REST
8 5 (2.98%) Flask
8 5 (2.98%) JSON
9 4 (2.38%) Sphinx
9 4 (2.38%) Web Services
9 4 (2.38%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.79%) CSS
10 3 (1.79%) gRPC
10 3 (1.79%) QML
10 3 (1.79%) Qt Quick
11 2 (1.19%) Keras
11 2 (1.19%) Pandas
11 2 (1.19%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (7.14%) Device Driver
3 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (3.57%) User Experience
5 6 (3.57%) Verilog
6 5 (2.98%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.38%) CAN bus
8 3 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.79%) LIMS
9 2 (1.19%) Infotainment
9 2 (1.19%) Life Science
9 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.60%) Smart City
10 1 (0.60%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 67 (39.88%) Linux
2 17 (10.12%) Windows
3 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 7 (4.17%) Unix
4 5 (2.98%) Android
4 5 (2.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.17%) Test Automation
2 36 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 33 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (16.07%) Test Scripting
5 21 (12.50%) Signal Processing
6 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (8.33%) DevOps
7 13 (7.74%) Statistics
7 13 (7.74%) Visualisation
8 12 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 8 (4.76%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.76%) Machine Learning
9 8 (4.76%) OO
10 7 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
11 6 (3.57%) ETL
11 6 (3.57%) Physics
11 6 (3.57%) Validation
12 5 (2.98%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.98%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (2.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (45.83%) C
2 52 (30.95%) C++
3 39 (23.21%) Embedded C
4 26 (15.48%) Perl
5 14 (8.33%) Tcl
6 13 (7.74%) SQL
7 12 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 10 (5.95%) Java
9 9 (5.36%) R
10 8 (4.76%) Assembly Language
11 6 (3.57%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.57%) C#
11 6 (3.57%) Embedded C++
12 5 (2.98%) Cython
13 4 (2.38%) PHP
14 2 (1.19%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.19%) Ruby
14 2 (1.19%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.60%) Groovy
15 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) PhD
4 1 (0.60%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) MISRA
2 3 (1.79%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (11.90%) Firmware
2 6 (3.57%) Docker
3 3 (1.79%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Ansible
2 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.60%) Mesos
2 1 (0.60%) Packer
2 1 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (7.74%) Perforce
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle
2 3 (1.79%) SAP
3 2 (1.19%) Alteryx
3 2 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.19%) SaltStack
3 2 (1.19%) Tableau
4 1 (0.60%) RapidMiner
4 1 (0.60%) VMware