Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 September 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 67 111
Rank change year-on-year +23 +44 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 119 86 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.32% 2.71% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.22% 7.05% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 60 23
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.14% +12.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £315 £315 £288
90th Percentile £553 £540 £588
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £55.60 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.82% -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year +3.11% +1.90% +5.33%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,164 1,220 1,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 42.28% 38.44% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 798 723
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £294 £269 £256
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £47.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.05% +16.56% +114.47%
10th Percentile £16.70 £20.95 £14.04
90th Percentile £48.88 £64.00 £76.75
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% +2.74%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the East Midlands

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in the East Midlands

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in the East Midlands

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in the East Midlands

Python
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Nottinghamshire +30 65 £425 -5.50% 21
Northamptonshire -6 21 £385 -0.65% 10
Leicestershire +21 15 £675 - 9
Derbyshire -1 13 £455 +17.42% 3
Lincolnshire +7 1 £525 +4.90% 4
Python
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 43 (36.13%) DevOps
2 42 (35.29%) Linux
3 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (28.57%) Ansible
5 33 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (27.73%) Bash Shell
6 30 (25.21%) Analytics
6 30 (25.21%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (23.53%) Docker
8 27 (22.69%) SQL
9 26 (21.85%) Java
9 26 (21.85%) ETL
10 25 (21.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (21.01%) Git (software)
11 24 (20.17%) MySQL
12 23 (19.33%) Open Source
13 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
13 22 (18.49%) Unix
14 20 (16.81%) Perl
14 20 (16.81%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (15.97%) Big Data
15 19 (15.97%) Data Analytics
16 18 (15.13%) PHP
16 18 (15.13%) Web Services
16 18 (15.13%) Apache Spark
16 18 (15.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 17 (14.29%) R
18 16 (13.45%) NoSQL
18 16 (13.45%) Clustering
18 16 (13.45%) Robotic Process Automation

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 20 (16.81%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (15.13%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.04%) Apache Pig
3 6 (5.04%) nginx
4 5 (4.20%) Confluence
5 4 (3.36%) Apache
5 4 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.36%) JBoss
6 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (27.73%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 13 (10.92%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (10.92%) Amazon S3
4 12 (10.08%) Amazon EMR
4 12 (10.08%) Amazon Glacier
5 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (5.04%) Route 53
7 5 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (4.20%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.36%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.84%) IaaS
10 1 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.84%) npm
10 1 (0.84%) PaaS
10 1 (0.84%) SaaS
10 1 (0.84%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.84%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) SSL
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
3 2 (1.68%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.84%) BGP
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.84%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.84%) Firewall
4 1 (0.84%) HSRP
4 1 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.84%) IPsec
4 1 (0.84%) Network Security
4 1 (0.84%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.84%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.84%) VRRP
4 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) Apache Cassandra
2 24 (20.17%) MySQL
3 19 (15.97%) Big Data
4 16 (13.45%) NoSQL
5 13 (10.92%) Hadoop
6 12 (10.08%) Amazon Aurora
6 12 (10.08%) Amazon Redshift
6 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.72%) Apache Hive
8 8 (6.72%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.72%) PowerCenter
9 3 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.68%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.68%) GIS
10 2 (1.68%) HBase
10 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.84%) QlikView
11 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 12 (10.08%) Selenium
4 8 (6.72%) Subversion
5 7 (5.88%) JIRA
6 6 (5.04%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.04%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.20%) Artifactory
7 5 (4.20%) Maven
8 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (3.36%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.68%) Protractor
9 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.68%) SOAtest
9 2 (1.68%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.84%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (0.84%) gulp
10 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.40%) Back Office
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.84%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (26.05%) Developer
2 20 (16.81%) Administrator
3 18 (15.13%) DBA
4 17 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (13.45%) Data Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) MySQL DBA
7 13 (10.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) Automation Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Data Scientist
10 8 (6.72%) Server Administrator
11 7 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (5.88%) Developer in Test
11 7 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Senior Data Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
13 5 (4.20%) Java Developer
13 5 (4.20%) Selenium Tester
13 5 (4.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) Web Services
2 12 (10.08%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (7.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (7.56%) Node.js
4 8 (6.72%) LAMP
5 7 (5.88%) Kafka
5 7 (5.88%) Middleware
5 7 (5.88%) TensorFlow
6 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.04%) Deeplearning4j
6 6 (5.04%) LEMP Stack
6 6 (5.04%) Memcached
6 6 (5.04%) MXNet
6 6 (5.04%) PHP-FPM
6 6 (5.04%) Spring
6 6 (5.04%) Theano
7 5 (4.20%) J2EE
7 5 (4.20%) React
8 4 (3.36%) SOAP
9 2 (1.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Clustering
2 15 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.92%) Replication
4 12 (10.08%) Computer Science
5 9 (7.56%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.36%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.36%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.52%) Robotics
8 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.84%) LLPG
9 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.84%) Social Media
9 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.29%) Linux
2 22 (18.49%) Unix
3 6 (5.04%) CentOS
4 4 (3.36%) AIX
4 4 (3.36%) Solaris
5 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.13%) DevOps
2 41 (34.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.21%) Analytics
4 26 (21.85%) ETL
5 23 (19.33%) Open Source
6 19 (15.97%) Data Analytics
7 16 (13.45%) Robotic Process Automation
8 14 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (10.92%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.08%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (10.08%) Change Control
10 12 (10.08%) Process Management
10 12 (10.08%) Project Planning
10 12 (10.08%) Workflow
11 11 (9.24%) Configuration Management
11 11 (9.24%) Data Science
12 10 (8.40%) Office Automation
12 10 (8.40%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (8.40%) Task Automation
13 9 (7.56%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.73%) Bash Shell
2 27 (22.69%) SQL
3 26 (21.85%) Java
4 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 20 (16.81%) Perl
6 18 (15.13%) PHP
7 17 (14.29%) R
8 11 (9.24%) Scala
8 11 (9.24%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.56%) Korn
10 8 (6.72%) C#
10 8 (6.72%) PowerShell
11 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.36%) Ruby
13 3 (2.52%) C++
14 2 (1.68%) Jython
15 1 (0.84%) Go
15 1 (0.84%) Groovy
15 1 (0.84%) Tcl
15 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.36%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.84%) GCP
2 1 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (23.53%) Docker
2 4 (3.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (28.57%) Ansible
2 30 (25.21%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.76%) Galera Cluster
4 13 (10.92%) Puppet
5 10 (8.40%) Kubernetes
6 6 (5.04%) HAProxy
6 6 (5.04%) Icinga
6 6 (5.04%) Nagios
7 5 (4.20%) logstash
7 5 (4.20%) Terraform
8 4 (3.36%) Kibana
8 4 (3.36%) OpenView
8 4 (3.36%) SCOM
8 4 (3.36%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.52%) collectd
9 3 (2.52%) Grafana
9 3 (2.52%) Graphite
10 2 (1.68%) Control-M
10 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Percona
2 12 (10.08%) Automation Anywhere
2 12 (10.08%) Splunk
3 10 (8.40%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.56%) Informatica
5 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.04%) Alteryx
6 6 (5.04%) HP
6 6 (5.04%) Oracle
6 6 (5.04%) Tableau
7 5 (4.20%) Google
7 5 (4.20%) RapidMiner
8 4 (3.36%) Veritas
9 2 (1.68%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.68%) Citrix
9 2 (1.68%) ESRI
9 2 (1.68%) IBM
9 2 (1.68%) VMware
10 1 (0.84%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.84%) Palo Alto