Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 143 168 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.63% 11.97% 9.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.89% 27.27% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 77 30
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £284 £313 £309
90th Percentile £595 £475 £575
East of England median daily rate £431 £425 £430
% change year-on-year +1.47% -1.16% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 45 23
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% -1.88%
10th Percentile £30.00 £36.25 £32.85
90th Percentile £49.00 £53.25 £46.55
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +2.41% +5.73% +0.64%

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 495 616 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.73% 43.87% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 293 275
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £250
90th Percentile £546 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 78 56
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32.68 £33.03 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £41.06
% change year-on-year +8.64% -1.37% +9.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -3 117 £400 +6.67% 194
Peterborough +18 9 £600 +71.43% 5
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 78 (54.55%) Linux
2 55 (38.46%) Perl
3 53 (37.06%) Jenkins
4 42 (29.37%) Java
5 40 (27.97%) DevOps
6 36 (25.17%) Git (software)
7 35 (24.48%) Test Automation
8 32 (22.38%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
8 32 (22.38%) C
9 31 (21.68%) Ruby
10 29 (20.28%) Ansible
10 29 (20.28%) Docker
11 26 (18.18%) Bash Shell
12 25 (17.48%) Puppet
12 25 (17.48%) Software Engineering
12 25 (17.48%) Wireless
12 25 (17.48%) C++
12 25 (17.48%) Kubernetes
13 24 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
14 22 (15.38%) Firmware
14 22 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (13.29%) Terraform
16 18 (12.59%) OpenStack
16 18 (12.59%) Salt
16 18 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (11.89%) MySQL
18 16 (11.19%) MongoDB
18 16 (11.19%) Electronics
19 15 (10.49%) 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 (12.59%) OpenStack
2 14 (9.79%) Apache
3 12 (8.39%) nginx
4 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 2 (1.40%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.70%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.10%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.10%) AWS CloudTrail
4 3 (2.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.10%) Serverless
4 3 (2.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.40%) GitHub
5 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.40%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Office 365
6 1 (0.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.48%) Wireless
2 15 (10.49%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (9.79%) WLAN
4 13 (9.09%) Bluetooth
5 12 (8.39%) DNS
5 12 (8.39%) Firewall
6 9 (6.29%) Unicast
7 4 (2.80%) BGP
8 3 (2.10%) Internet
8 3 (2.10%) LAN
9 2 (1.40%) Network Security
9 2 (1.40%) VLAN
9 2 (1.40%) VPN
9 2 (1.40%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.70%) 802.11
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.70%) IPv6
10 1 (0.70%) Junos
10 1 (0.70%) LTE
10 1 (0.70%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.89%) MySQL
2 16 (11.19%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.79%) Hadoop
3 14 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.40%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.70%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.70%) Flink
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.70%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.70%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.70%) Scylla
7 1 (0.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 53 (37.06%) Jenkins
2 36 (25.17%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.49%) JIRA
4 13 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 10 (6.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (4.90%) Subversion
7 5 (3.50%) Hudson
7 5 (3.50%) Selenium
8 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.80%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.40%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.70%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.70%) Gradle
11 1 (0.70%) JUnit
11 1 (0.70%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.70%) Maven
11 1 (0.70%) Trac
General
1 16 (11.19%) Electronics
2 7 (4.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.20%) Law
4 5 (3.50%) Finance
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.40%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (22.38%) Developer
3 25 (17.48%) Test Engineer
4 20 (13.99%) Python Engineer
5 17 (11.89%) Python Developer
6 16 (11.19%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) Embedded Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Author
8 8 (5.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Technical Author
9 7 (4.90%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (4.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Test Scripter
11 5 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Perl Scripter
11 5 (3.50%) Site Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.09%) HTML
1 13 (9.09%) LAMP
1 13 (9.09%) XML
2 12 (8.39%) LAPP Stack
2 12 (8.39%) LEMP Stack
3 9 (6.29%) React
4 8 (5.59%) Node.js
5 7 (4.90%) YAML
6 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.50%) XSLT
8 4 (2.80%) Gherkin
9 3 (2.10%) boto
9 3 (2.10%) Django
9 3 (2.10%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (2.10%) JSON
9 3 (2.10%) Web Services
10 2 (1.40%) JSP
10 2 (1.40%) Lucene
10 2 (1.40%) Sphinx
10 2 (1.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) PKI
2 6 (4.20%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.10%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.10%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.10%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.10%) Life Science
4 3 (2.10%) LIMS
4 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.10%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (2.10%) Smart City
5 2 (1.40%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (1.40%) Verilog
5 2 (1.40%) VHDL
5 2 (1.40%) Wiki
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (54.55%) Linux
2 12 (8.39%) CentOS
3 11 (7.69%) Unix
4 9 (6.29%) Windows
5 7 (4.90%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (3.50%) Android
7 2 (1.40%) Fedora
7 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.70%) Debian
8 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (27.97%) DevOps
2 35 (24.48%) Test Automation
3 25 (17.48%) Software Engineering
4 22 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (12.59%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 12 (8.39%) Computer Science
8 12 (8.39%) Mathematics
9 11 (7.69%) OO
10 9 (6.29%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.59%) Computer Architecture
12 7 (4.90%) Bioinformatics
12 7 (4.90%) Issue Tracking
12 7 (4.90%) Scrum
12 7 (4.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 6 (4.20%) Statistics
13 6 (4.20%) Web Development
14 5 (3.50%) Migration
14 5 (3.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.46%) Perl
2 42 (29.37%) Java
3 32 (22.38%) C
3 32 (22.38%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.68%) Ruby
5 26 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 25 (17.48%) C++
7 14 (9.79%) SQL
8 9 (6.29%) Go
9 8 (5.59%) Embedded C
10 6 (4.20%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.50%) C#
12 3 (2.10%) PHP
12 3 (2.10%) R
13 2 (1.40%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.70%) Scala
14 1 (0.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (9.79%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.10%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.10%) PhD
5 2 (1.40%) CCNP
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) MISRA
3 1 (0.70%) ARP4754
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (20.28%) Docker
2 22 (15.38%) Firmware
3 9 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.70%) LXC
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (20.28%) Ansible
2 25 (17.48%) Kubernetes
2 25 (17.48%) Puppet
3 24 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (13.29%) Terraform
5 18 (12.59%) Salt
6 14 (9.79%) Nagios
7 12 (8.39%) ZABBIX
8 4 (2.80%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.40%) Grafana
9 2 (1.40%) Pingdom
9 2 (1.40%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.40%) Rancher
10 1 (0.70%) Mesos
10 1 (0.70%) rkt
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Red Hat
1 14 (9.79%) VMware
2 12 (8.39%) CheckPoint
2 12 (8.39%) NetApp
3 6 (4.20%) Cisco
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle
4 5 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.40%) Arista
5 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.40%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.40%) Google
5 2 (1.40%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.40%) Sophos
5 2 (1.40%) Talend
5 2 (1.40%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.70%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) Keysight
6 1 (0.70%) Nokia
6 1 (0.70%) Tableau