Period
to 22 April 2021

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 22 April 2021 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 8 4
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 55 81 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.82% 11.27% 14.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 29.03% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 80
10th Percentile £313 £318 £263
25th Percentile £363 £402 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £478 £475 £455
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +4.40% +11.93%
75th Percentile £613 £538 £625
90th Percentile £725 £626 £690
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
10th Percentile £27.03 £37.30 £13.78
25th Percentile £30.44 £42.00 £19.44
Median hourly rate £37.75 £45.00 £43.25
Median % change year-on-year -16.11% +4.05% -3.89%
75th Percentile £44.94 £47.50 £50.63
90th Percentile £48.28 £48.80 £56.10
East of England median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% -2.30%

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 132 279 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.77% 38.80% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 191 225
10th Percentile £300 £345 £279
25th Percentile £336 £405 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £444 £475 £445
Median % change year-on-year -6.58% +6.74% +11.25%
75th Percentile £525 £538 £500
90th Percentile £671 £625 £625
East of England median daily rate £450 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 33
10th Percentile £11.25 £42.00 £14.60
25th Percentile £22.50 £42.50 £22.36
Median hourly rate £26.50 £45.50 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year -41.76% +2.25% +5.33%
75th Percentile £46.00 £51.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £48.50 " £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £44.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +1.14% -1.68% +11.88%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Python in Cambridgeshire

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Python in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2021.

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 22 April 2021. 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 +2 38 £431 -9.21% 143
Peterborough 0 4 £463 - 3
Huntingdon - 3 £700 -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2021, 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 18 (32.73%) Docker
2 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
3 13 (23.64%) DevOps
4 12 (21.82%) Apache
5 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (20.00%) Machine Learning
6 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 9 (16.36%) DV Cleared
7 9 (16.36%) AWS
7 9 (16.36%) SQL
7 9 (16.36%) Linux
7 9 (16.36%) Kibana
7 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (16.36%) TensorFlow
7 9 (16.36%) Geospatial Data
7 9 (16.36%) Data Science
7 9 (16.36%) Apache NiFi
7 9 (16.36%) PyTorch
8 8 (14.55%) Keras
8 8 (14.55%) scikit-learn
8 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
9 7 (12.73%) R
9 7 (12.73%) C++
9 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
9 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.91%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) Degree
10 6 (10.91%) JIRA

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 12 (21.82%) Apache
2 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.82%) Luigi
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) AWS
2 4 (7.27%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (7.27%) Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Serverless
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.45%) GCP
3 3 (5.45%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon Cognito
4 2 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.64%) GitHub
4 2 (3.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.82%) Akamai
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.82%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (1.82%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Bluetooth
1 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) DVB
3 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) LTE
3 1 (1.82%) MPLS
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (9.09%) Big Data
3 4 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.45%) Power BI
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.82%) Azkaban
6 1 (1.82%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) Redis
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Gerrit
4 2 (3.64%) GitLab
4 2 (3.64%) Robot Framework
4 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.82%) Buildbot
5 1 (1.82%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.82%) Spinnaker
5 1 (1.82%) TestRail
5 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.64%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Data Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Python Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Bluetooth Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Data Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Architect
6 2 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Apache NiFi
1 9 (16.36%) PyTorch
1 9 (16.36%) TensorFlow
2 8 (14.55%) Keras
2 8 (14.55%) scikit-learn
3 3 (5.45%) LLVM
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) Django
4 2 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) Kafka
4 2 (3.64%) React
4 2 (3.64%) Vue.js
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) Flask
5 1 (1.82%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.82%) pytest
5 1 (1.82%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Life Science
2 3 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) Unix
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) DevOps
3 11 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 9 (16.36%) Data Science
5 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
5 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.27%) Analytics
8 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 4 (7.27%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.27%) Statistics
8 4 (7.27%) Workflow
9 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) C++
2 7 (12.73%) R
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) C
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) GPEN
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.82%) GCIH
5 1 (1.82%) GSEC
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.82%) OSCP
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Docker
2 4 (7.27%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 13 (23.64%) Kubernetes
2 9 (16.36%) Kibana
3 2 (3.64%) Ansible
3 2 (3.64%) Terraform
4 1 (1.82%) Grafana
4 1 (1.82%) Istio
4 1 (1.82%) Packer
4 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Scalr
4 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Coverity
2 1 (1.82%) Google
2 1 (1.82%) Thycotic