Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing Python 134 156 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.18% 11.53% 9.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.63% 26.71% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 38
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £415 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £350
90th Percentile £568 £450 £512
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 41 21
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31.38 £36.25 £36.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £51.25 £46.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -2.60%

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 485 584 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 40.45% 43.16% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 285 285
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +0.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £33.38 £33.70 £30.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.38 £50.13
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -5 104 £400 +6.67% 241
Peterborough +10 9 £600 +71.43% 4
St Neots - 2 £415 - 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 72 (53.73%) Linux
2 50 (37.31%) Perl
3 43 (32.09%) Jenkins
4 41 (30.60%) DevOps
5 38 (28.36%) Java
6 35 (26.12%) Bash Shell
7 33 (24.63%) Git (software)
7 33 (24.63%) C
8 32 (23.88%) Ruby
9 31 (23.13%) Ansible
10 29 (21.64%) JavaScript
11 26 (19.40%) Software Engineering
11 26 (19.40%) Test Automation
11 26 (19.40%) Docker
12 25 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
13 23 (17.16%) Wireless
14 22 (16.42%) C++
15 21 (15.67%) Puppet
16 19 (14.18%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (14.18%) Kubernetes
16 19 (14.18%) Terraform
17 18 (13.43%) OpenStack
17 18 (13.43%) Firmware
18 17 (12.69%) MySQL
18 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
18 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (11.19%) Degree
19 15 (11.19%) Apache
19 15 (11.19%) Red Hat
19 15 (11.19%) Wi-Fi

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 18 (13.43%) OpenStack
2 15 (11.19%) Apache
3 12 (8.96%) nginx
4 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.75%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.75%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 25 (18.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) GitHub
3 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.49%) SaaS
3 2 (1.49%) vREST
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.16%) Wireless
2 15 (11.19%) Firewall
2 15 (11.19%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (9.70%) WLAN
4 12 (8.96%) Bluetooth
4 12 (8.96%) DNS
5 9 (6.72%) BGP
5 9 (6.72%) Unicast
6 7 (5.22%) VXLAN
7 6 (4.48%) IPv6
8 4 (2.99%) Network Security
9 3 (2.24%) LAN
10 2 (1.49%) IPFIX
10 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.49%) VLAN
11 1 (0.75%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.75%) Junos
11 1 (0.75%) LTE
11 1 (0.75%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) MongoDB
1 17 (12.69%) MySQL
2 14 (10.45%) Hadoop
2 14 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.75%) Big Data
5 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.75%) DB2
5 1 (0.75%) Flink
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.75%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.75%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.75%) Scylla
5 1 (0.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 43 (32.09%) Jenkins
2 33 (24.63%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.45%) JIRA
4 13 (9.70%) Vagrant
5 6 (4.48%) Subversion
5 6 (4.48%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.24%) Selenium
6 3 (2.24%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.49%) Hudson
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.49%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.49%) Trac
7 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.75%) GitLab
8 1 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 14 (10.45%) Electronics
2 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.48%) Law
4 5 (3.73%) Finance
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (26.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (19.40%) Developer
3 21 (15.67%) Test Engineer
4 20 (14.93%) Python Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) Software Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Python Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (5.97%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Java Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Test Scripter
11 5 (3.73%) Author
11 5 (3.73%) Perl Scripter
11 5 (3.73%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) LAMP
2 12 (8.96%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (8.96%) LEMP Stack
3 8 (5.97%) React
3 8 (5.97%) XML
4 6 (4.48%) Node.js
5 4 (2.99%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.99%) Django
5 4 (2.99%) HTML
6 3 (2.24%) Flask
6 3 (2.24%) Spring
7 2 (1.49%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.49%) Behat
7 2 (1.49%) JSP
7 2 (1.49%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (1.49%) RESTful
7 2 (1.49%) SOAP
7 2 (1.49%) Web Services
7 2 (1.49%) XSLT
8 1 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) PKI
2 9 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.24%) Life Science
6 3 (2.24%) LIMS
6 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.24%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.24%) Raspberry Pi
7 2 (1.49%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.49%) Vector Graphics
7 2 (1.49%) Verilog
7 2 (1.49%) VHDL
7 2 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 72 (53.73%) Linux
2 14 (10.45%) CentOS
3 10 (7.46%) Unix
4 6 (4.48%) Android
5 5 (3.73%) Windows
6 3 (2.24%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) Fedora
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) DevOps
2 26 (19.40%) Software Engineering
2 26 (19.40%) Test Automation
3 17 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (9.70%) Test Scripting
6 12 (8.96%) Mathematics
7 8 (5.97%) Open Source
8 7 (5.22%) Change Management
8 7 (5.22%) Computer Architecture
8 7 (5.22%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (5.22%) OO
8 7 (5.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 6 (4.48%) Statistics
10 5 (3.73%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (3.73%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.73%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (2.99%) Analytics
11 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.31%) Perl
2 38 (28.36%) Java
3 35 (26.12%) Bash Shell
4 33 (24.63%) C
5 32 (23.88%) Ruby
6 29 (21.64%) JavaScript
7 22 (16.42%) C++
8 14 (10.45%) SQL
9 10 (7.46%) Go
10 7 (5.22%) Embedded C
11 5 (3.73%) PHP
12 4 (2.99%) C#
13 3 (2.24%) JSX
13 3 (2.24%) R
14 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.49%) Scala
15 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.75%) Fortran
15 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) CCNP
2 5 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.73%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.49%) PhD
5 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) MISRA
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) ARP4754
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) GDPR
2 1 (0.75%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 26 (19.40%) Docker
2 18 (13.43%) Firmware
3 9 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.75%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (23.13%) Ansible
2 21 (15.67%) Puppet
3 19 (14.18%) Kubernetes
3 19 (14.18%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (14.18%) Terraform
4 14 (10.45%) Nagios
5 12 (8.96%) Salt
5 12 (8.96%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.24%) Rancher
7 2 (1.49%) Nmap
8 1 (0.75%) Grafana
8 1 (0.75%) Icinga
8 1 (0.75%) Mesos
8 1 (0.75%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.75%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Red Hat
2 14 (10.45%) VMware
3 12 (8.96%) CheckPoint
3 12 (8.96%) NetApp
4 11 (8.21%) Cisco
5 7 (5.22%) Arista
6 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.48%) Oracle
7 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.49%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.49%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.49%) Sophos
7 2 (1.49%) Tableau
7 2 (1.49%) Talend
7 2 (1.49%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.75%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.75%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.75%) Keysight
8 1 (0.75%) WorldPay