Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 43 61
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 -19
Contract jobs citing Python 39 19 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.70% 3.18% 3.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.49% 8.96% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 29
10th Percentile £334 £313 £340
25th Percentile £400 £341 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £458 £396 £490
Median % change year-on-year +15.46% -19.13% +20.99%
75th Percentile £550 £447 £538
90th Percentile £593 £498 £551
England median daily rate £550 £525 £540
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £33.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +24.44% -28.95% +11.76%

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 411 212 721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.48% 35.51% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 147 463
10th Percentile £274 £247 £269
25th Percentile £320 £307 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £403 £360 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.81% -10.00% -
75th Percentile £500 £434 £481
90th Percentile £550 £497 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
10th Percentile £17.10 £22.20 £25.71
25th Percentile £17.50 £36.00 £40.31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -49.41% -5.56% +8.43%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.75 "
England median hourly rate £45.48 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +21.27% -16.67% +6.47%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Python as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Python in the East Midlands

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Python in the East Midlands

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in the East Midlands.

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 15 October 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
Nottinghamshire -10 18 £513 - 31
Northamptonshire +2 12 £405 -6.41% 11
Leicestershire -20 5 £465 +18.47% 14
Lincolnshire - 3 £325 - 5
Derbyshire -10 1 - - 6
Python
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 22 (56.41%) DevOps
2 18 (46.15%) Azure
3 11 (28.21%) Groovy
3 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 11 (28.21%) Kubernetes
4 10 (25.64%) AWS
4 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Windows
5 9 (23.08%) Linux
6 8 (20.51%) Java
7 7 (17.95%) C#
7 7 (17.95%) ETL
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
7 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) Data Lake
7 7 (17.95%) Serverless
7 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (17.95%) REST
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.95%) Ansible
8 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 6 (15.38%) Puppet
8 6 (15.38%) Istio
8 6 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
8 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle

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 5 (12.82%) Apache Spark
2 4 (10.26%) Confluence
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (46.15%) Azure
2 10 (25.64%) AWS
3 7 (17.95%) Serverless
4 6 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (12.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (12.82%) AWS CloudTrail
5 5 (12.82%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (10.26%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 3 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (7.69%) GCP
7 3 (7.69%) GitHub
7 3 (7.69%) Power Automate
8 2 (5.13%) AWS CodeBuild
8 2 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (5.13%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) IaaS
8 2 (5.13%) PaaS
8 2 (5.13%) Power Platform
8 2 (5.13%) SaaS
9 1 (2.56%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) IPv4
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Data Lake
2 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.82%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (10.26%) Big Data
4 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.26%) Spark SQL
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.69%) HBase
5 3 (7.69%) Impala
5 3 (7.69%) Metadata
5 3 (7.69%) Metadata Repository
6 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (5.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) SonarQube
4 4 (10.26%) Artifactory
4 4 (10.26%) Bitbucket
4 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) Selenium
6 2 (5.13%) Gatling
6 2 (5.13%) Locust
7 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.56%) GitLab
7 1 (2.56%) Postman
7 1 (2.56%) REST Assured
7 1 (2.56%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.56%) TestNG
7 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.38%) Influencing Skills
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Social Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
6 1 (2.56%) Military
6 1 (2.56%) Police
6 1 (2.56%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Azure Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Developer
7 2 (5.13%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Active Directory Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Head of Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) NoSQL Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Scala Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) REST
2 6 (15.38%) ADO
2 6 (15.38%) ARM Templates
3 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) Flask
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Graph
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) COM
5 2 (5.13%) D3.js
5 2 (5.13%) Django
5 2 (5.13%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) React
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) JSON
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.13%) FMCG
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) AIX
2 1 (2.56%) CentOS
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) SUSE
2 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) DevOps
2 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (17.95%) ETL
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.82%) BDD
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (10.26%) Data Engineering
5 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Groovy
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) Bash Shell
4 7 (17.95%) C#
5 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 5 (12.82%) Scala
7 4 (10.26%) PHP
8 3 (7.69%) C
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) Ruby
9 2 (5.13%) C++
9 2 (5.13%) Go
9 2 (5.13%) Perl
10 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (2.56%) Korn
10 1 (2.56%) Lua
10 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.56%) R
10 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Data Quality
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.56%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
3 1 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 3 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (7.69%) HDFS
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Kubernetes
2 7 (17.95%) Ansible
3 6 (15.38%) Istio
3 6 (15.38%) Puppet
4 4 (10.26%) Terraform
5 3 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Ab Initio
3 3 (7.69%) Blue Prism
3 3 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 3 (7.69%) Databricks
3 3 (7.69%) Teradata
3 3 (7.69%) UiPath
4 1 (2.56%) Alibaba
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware