Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 93 45 162
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.01% 15.31% 13.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.15% 33.33% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 25 86
10th Percentile £349 £343 £319
25th Percentile £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £505 £500
Median % change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +22.70%
75th Percentile £578 £588 £636
90th Percentile £604 £730 £700
East of England median daily rate £514 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +20.88% -15.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 22
Median hourly rate £49.00 £47.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +29.03%
East of England median hourly rate £49.00 £48.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year +0.51% -2.50% +21.21%

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 206 135 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.02% 45.92% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 88 275
10th Percentile £321 £313 £325
25th Percentile £354 £357 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £469 £450
Median % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.17% +5.88%
75th Percentile £547 £538 £538
90th Percentile £606 £619 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 37
10th Percentile £11.25 £39.55 £41.25
25th Percentile £19.11 £41.88 £42.00
Median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% -5.26% +9.20%
75th Percentile £54.38 £51.88 £50.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £63.00 £50.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +9.20%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 73 £480 -4.95% 166
Peterborough - 6 £475 - 3
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (32.26%) DevOps
2 28 (30.11%) Docker
3 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
5 19 (20.43%) AWS
6 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 17 (18.28%) Linux
7 17 (18.28%) Firmware
8 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
8 16 (17.20%) Kubernetes
8 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
9 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.05%) Electronics
10 14 (15.05%) SQL
10 14 (15.05%) Test Scripting
11 13 (13.98%) Android
11 13 (13.98%) Bluetooth
11 13 (13.98%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (12.90%) Wireless
12 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
12 12 (12.90%) C
12 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
13 11 (11.83%) JIRA
14 10 (10.75%) Degree
14 10 (10.75%) C#
14 10 (10.75%) Java
14 10 (10.75%) Bash Shell
14 10 (10.75%) GitLab
15 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
15 9 (9.68%) C++

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 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) FrameMaker
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.15%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.08%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.08%) Simulink
3 1 (1.08%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) AWS
2 8 (8.60%) Azure
3 7 (7.53%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (7.53%) Serverless
4 6 (6.45%) GCP
5 4 (4.30%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.23%) GitHub
6 3 (3.23%) SaaS
7 2 (2.15%) Amazon Cognito
7 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.15%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.08%) Akamai
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.08%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (1.08%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (1.08%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.08%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) Bluetooth
1 13 (13.98%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (12.90%) Wireless
3 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.15%) DNS
4 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) Network Security
5 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.08%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.15%) Big Data
3 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) Metadata
3 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.15%) Power BI
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) Tableau
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.08%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.83%) JIRA
3 10 (10.75%) GitLab
4 9 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.60%) Gerrit
6 7 (7.53%) Spinnaker
7 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.08%) Buildbot
8 1 (1.08%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.08%) Gradle
8 1 (1.08%) Pylint
8 1 (1.08%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.08%) SCons
8 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.08%) TestRail
8 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (15.05%) Electronics
2 8 (8.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.45%) Publishing
4 5 (5.38%) Presentation Skills
5 3 (3.23%) Social Skills
6 2 (2.15%) Automotive
6 2 (2.15%) Finance
6 2 (2.15%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Python Engineer
2 18 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (18.28%) Software Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 13 (13.98%) Test Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Python Software Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Data Engineer
6 8 (8.60%) Developer
7 7 (7.53%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (7.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Security Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) React
2 7 (7.53%) Lambda Expressions
2 7 (7.53%) XML
3 6 (6.45%) XSLT
4 4 (4.30%) .NET
4 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.30%) CSS
4 4 (4.30%) HTML
5 3 (3.23%) Flask
5 3 (3.23%) GraphQL
5 3 (3.23%) Node.js
5 3 (3.23%) NumPy
5 3 (3.23%) PyTorch
5 3 (3.23%) RESTful
5 3 (3.23%) SQLAlchemy
5 3 (3.23%) Swagger
6 2 (2.15%) Django
6 2 (2.15%) Vue.js
6 2 (2.15%) Web Services
7 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Life Science
2 7 (7.53%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.15%) 3D Printing
5 2 (2.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.15%) Optoelectronics
5 2 (2.15%) Robotics
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) Social Media
6 1 (1.08%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 13 (13.98%) Android
3 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.23%) Windows
5 2 (2.15%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) DevOps
2 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
4 18 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.20%) Computer Science
6 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.05%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.68%) Full Stack Development
9 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.60%) Machine Learning
9 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.45%) Information Security
11 6 (6.45%) Workflow
12 5 (5.38%) Analytics
12 5 (5.38%) Computer Architecture
12 5 (5.38%) ETL
12 5 (5.38%) Physics
12 5 (5.38%) Scrum
13 4 (4.30%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.05%) SQL
2 12 (12.90%) C
2 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 12 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.75%) Bash Shell
3 10 (10.75%) C#
3 10 (10.75%) Java
4 9 (9.68%) C++
5 5 (5.38%) Go
5 5 (5.38%) Perl
6 4 (4.30%) Scala
6 4 (4.30%) VBA
7 3 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.23%) R
8 2 (2.15%) Ruby
8 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.15%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.08%) Java 8
9 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 5 (5.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.23%) PhD
4 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 2 (2.15%) CCNP
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.15%) GCIH
4 2 (2.15%) GPEN
4 2 (2.15%) GSEC
4 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 28 (30.11%) Docker
2 17 (18.28%) Firmware
3 1 (1.08%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.53%) Ansible
3 5 (5.38%) Puppet
3 5 (5.38%) Terraform
4 1 (1.08%) Grafana
4 1 (1.08%) Istio
4 1 (1.08%) Kibana
4 1 (1.08%) Packer
4 1 (1.08%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.08%) Scalr
4 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Adobe
1 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.15%) ANSYS
2 2 (2.15%) Google
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle
2 2 (2.15%) Thycotic
3 1 (1.08%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.08%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.08%) SAP