Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 53 168 133
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.49% 14.30% 11.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.09% 37.42% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 78
Median daily rate £505 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £300
90th Percentile £750 £700 £558
East of England median daily rate £438 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 10
Median hourly rate £34.75 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.84% +18.75% -1.23%
10th Percentile £30.25 £42.00 £31.38
90th Percentile £61.88 £50.38 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.11% +11.76% +4.94%

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 129 449 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.57% 38.21% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 262 267
Median daily rate £475 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +3.24% +17.24%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £300
90th Percentile £665 £631 £538
East of England median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 43 38
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.55% +6.02%
10th Percentile £34.98 £41.05 £33.38
90th Percentile £61.00 £50.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

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 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020.

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 20 October 2020. 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 42 £503 +5.79% 99
Huntingdon +5 1 £650 +3.17%
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 19 (35.85%) Machine Learning
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) Apache Spark
3 14 (26.42%) Data Science
4 13 (24.53%) Visualisation
4 13 (24.53%) Apache
5 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.64%) NumPy
5 12 (22.64%) Docker
5 12 (22.64%) scikit-learn
6 11 (20.75%) TensorFlow
6 11 (20.75%) Data Visualisation
6 11 (20.75%) AWS
6 11 (20.75%) Degree
6 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
6 11 (20.75%) Java
6 11 (20.75%) PyTorch
7 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
7 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
7 10 (18.87%) R
7 10 (18.87%) Pandas
7 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
7 10 (18.87%) Keras
8 9 (16.98%) Apache Hive
8 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.98%) MySQL
9 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (15.09%) Analytics
9 8 (15.09%) Big Data
9 8 (15.09%) XGBoost

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 14 (26.42%) Apache Spark
2 13 (24.53%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.77%) SAS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.89%) iPlanet
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Serverless
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon S3
3 4 (7.55%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (5.66%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.89%) Azure
5 1 (1.89%) GCP
5 1 (1.89%) GitHub
5 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) DHCP
1 1 (1.89%) DNS
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) SAN
1 1 (1.89%) SMTP
1 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Apache Hive
1 9 (16.98%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) Big Data
2 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (7.55%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (7.55%) Spotfire
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (5.66%) Data Lake
4 3 (5.66%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (5.66%) Power BI
5 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.43%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Appium
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.89%) CMake
4 1 (1.89%) GitLab
4 1 (1.89%) GoCD
4 1 (1.89%) Gradle
4 1 (1.89%) Mocha
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (13.21%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (7.55%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Data Scientist
2 9 (16.98%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Data Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Python Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Junior Python Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) NumPy
1 12 (22.64%) scikit-learn
2 11 (20.75%) PyTorch
2 11 (20.75%) TensorFlow
3 10 (18.87%) Keras
3 10 (18.87%) Pandas
4 8 (15.09%) XGBoost
5 3 (5.66%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (5.66%) Shiny
6 2 (3.77%) Matplotlib
6 2 (3.77%) Qt
6 2 (3.77%) Seaborn
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) Django
7 1 (1.89%) HTML
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) LDAP
7 1 (1.89%) XHTML
7 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Algorithms
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) ASIC
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Machine Learning
2 14 (26.42%) Data Science
3 13 (24.53%) Visualisation
4 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.75%) Data Visualisation
5 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
6 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.09%) Analytics
8 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (13.21%) Neural Network
8 7 (13.21%) Random Forest
9 6 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (11.32%) ETL
9 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.55%) DevOps
10 4 (7.55%) Kanban
10 4 (7.55%) Multithreading
11 3 (5.66%) Biostatistics
11 3 (5.66%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) R
4 6 (11.32%) C
4 6 (11.32%) C++
5 5 (9.43%) C#
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.89%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
2 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (11.32%) PhD
4 3 (5.66%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.89%) LPIC
5 1 (1.89%) RHCE
5 1 (1.89%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
2 1 (1.89%) Postfix
2 1 (1.89%) RHEV
2 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.66%) Kibana
3 2 (3.77%) Ansible
3 2 (3.77%) Puppet
4 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.89%) Rancher
4 1 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Talend
3 2 (3.77%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) Altera
4 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.89%) Databricks
4 1 (1.89%) Dell
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) Splunk
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Xilinx