Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 150 110 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.84% 10.37% 11.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.95% 24.83% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 52 56
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £407 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% +8.40% -7.98%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £307
90th Percentile £694 £536 £538
East of England median daily rate £460 £450 £409
% change year-on-year +2.22% +10.09% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 29
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.75 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £13.83 £34.30 £32.70
90th Percentile £55.30 £62.00 £49.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.56% +18.00% -

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 406 443 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 40.16% 41.75% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 196 251
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £445 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £274 £213
90th Percentile £625 £525 £506
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +2.35% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 41 62
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.81%
10th Percentile £14.80 £18.50 £32.75
90th Percentile £54.10 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -2.38%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 0 120 £450 +12.36% 163
Peterborough +21 12 £525 +141.38% 1
Huntingdon -3 4 £765 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 65 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (33.33%) Linux
4 46 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (27.33%) DevOps
6 38 (25.33%) SQL
7 36 (24.00%) Computer Science
8 35 (23.33%) Test Automation
9 33 (22.00%) Jenkins
9 33 (22.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (21.33%) Algorithms
11 31 (20.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
11 31 (20.67%) Workflow
12 29 (19.33%) Java
13 27 (18.00%) Scrum
14 26 (17.33%) OO
14 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
14 26 (17.33%) Docker
15 24 (16.00%) Open Source
16 23 (15.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 22 (14.67%) Kubernetes
17 22 (14.67%) Memory Management
17 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
17 22 (14.67%) OOD
18 21 (14.00%) Windows
18 21 (14.00%) Data Science
19 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
20 19 (12.67%) Machine Learning
20 19 (12.67%) Perl

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 8 (5.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.00%) Confluence
3 3 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.33%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.67%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.67%) Mule
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Maya
2 6 (4.00%) Blender
2 6 (4.00%) ZBrush
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Actimize
2 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 54 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (22.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 23 (15.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (6.67%) Amazon S3
5 10 (6.67%) GitHub
5 10 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (5.33%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (5.33%) Serverless
7 7 (4.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (4.00%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (2.67%) SaaS
10 3 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (2.00%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (1.33%) Office 365
12 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) Internet
2 6 (4.00%) Wireless
3 2 (1.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.67%) MPLS
4 1 (0.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.00%) Big Data
2 9 (6.00%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.33%) MySQL
5 5 (3.33%) Spark SQL
6 4 (2.67%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.67%) Power BI
7 3 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.00%) HBase
8 2 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.33%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.33%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (22.00%) Jenkins
2 31 (20.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.33%) JIRA
4 12 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.33%) Selenium
6 7 (4.67%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.67%) Hudson
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (4.67%) Subversion
6 7 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.00%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.00%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.00%) Maven
8 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.33%) ERwin
9 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (12.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (2.67%) Law
3 3 (2.00%) Electronics
3 3 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (30.67%) Developer
2 22 (14.67%) Python Developer
3 15 (10.00%) AWS Developer
3 15 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (6.67%) Architect
5 10 (6.67%) Python Engineer
5 10 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) AWS Architect
7 7 (4.67%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (4.67%) Data Scientist
8 6 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Administrator
9 5 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.33%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) HTML
2 11 (7.33%) Web Services
3 9 (6.00%) JSON
3 9 (6.00%) React
3 9 (6.00%) XML
4 8 (5.33%) Node.js
5 6 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.00%) YAML
6 5 (3.33%) Django
6 5 (3.33%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.67%) CSS
7 4 (2.67%) GraphQL
7 4 (2.67%) scikit-learn
7 4 (2.67%) TensorFlow
7 4 (2.67%) WS-I
8 3 (2.00%) Ajax
8 3 (2.00%) Keras
8 3 (2.00%) REST
8 3 (2.00%) SciPy
8 3 (2.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.33%) Algorithms
2 12 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.33%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.67%) Life Science
4 7 (4.67%) Wiki
5 6 (4.00%) Animation
6 5 (3.33%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.67%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.67%) Smart City
8 3 (2.00%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.33%) User Experience
10 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 50 (33.33%) Linux
2 21 (14.00%) Windows
3 18 (12.00%) Unix
4 6 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.33%) CentOS
6 2 (1.33%) Debian
6 2 (1.33%) Fedora
6 2 (1.33%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
3 41 (27.33%) DevOps
4 36 (24.00%) Computer Science
5 35 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 31 (20.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 31 (20.67%) Workflow
7 27 (18.00%) Scrum
8 26 (17.33%) OO
8 26 (17.33%) Software Engineering
9 24 (16.00%) Open Source
10 22 (14.67%) Memory Management
10 22 (14.67%) OOD
11 21 (14.00%) Data Science
12 20 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 19 (12.67%) Machine Learning
14 16 (10.67%) Configuration Management
15 13 (8.67%) Analytics
16 12 (8.00%) Bioinformatics
16 12 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.33%) SQL
2 29 (19.33%) Java
3 22 (14.67%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.67%) Perl
5 14 (9.33%) C++
6 13 (8.67%) R
7 12 (8.00%) C
8 11 (7.33%) Ruby
9 9 (6.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.00%) C#
9 9 (6.00%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.33%) PowerShell
11 6 (4.00%) Scala
12 5 (3.33%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.67%) PHP
14 3 (2.00%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.00%) Groovy
15 2 (1.33%) VBScript
16 1 (0.67%) Fortran
16 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (12.67%) PhD
2 18 (12.00%) Degree
3 10 (6.67%) AWS Certification
4 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.33%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.33%) HL7
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) MISRA
System Software
1 26 (17.33%) Docker
2 5 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.33%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (14.67%) Kubernetes
2 15 (10.00%) Puppet
3 14 (9.33%) Ansible
3 14 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (8.00%) Salt
5 11 (7.33%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.00%) Rancher
6 3 (2.00%) Terraform
7 1 (0.67%) Grafana
7 1 (0.67%) Kibana
7 1 (0.67%) Nagios
7 1 (0.67%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (8.67%) Oracle
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.33%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.00%) Databricks
5 4 (2.67%) Wonderware
6 3 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.00%) Google
6 3 (2.00%) Hortonworks
6 3 (2.00%) Perforce
6 3 (2.00%) SAP
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.33%) Talend
8 1 (0.67%) Marketo
8 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) WorldPay