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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 78 78
Rank change year-on-year +27 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 52 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.38% 1.29% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.37% 3.91% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 15
Median daily rate £420 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -28.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £276 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% +6.16%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 621 511 637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.38% 33.03% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 331 405
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +141.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.73 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £54.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +8 21 £413 +21.32% 9
Derbyshire +2 18 £420 -11.57% 2
Northamptonshire +10 9 £463 - 2
Leicestershire -8 1 - - 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 54 (59.34%) Linux
2 29 (31.87%) Java
3 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (28.57%) Oracle
5 25 (27.47%) .NET
6 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
7 21 (23.08%) Docker
8 19 (20.88%) Node.js
8 19 (20.88%) Web Services
9 18 (19.78%) SQL
9 18 (19.78%) Perl
10 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
10 17 (18.68%) SAP
10 17 (18.68%) Unix
11 16 (17.58%) ERP
11 16 (17.58%) Sun
11 16 (17.58%) Solaris
11 16 (17.58%) Veritas
11 16 (17.58%) Korn
11 16 (17.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (17.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 16 (17.58%) SAP ERP
11 16 (17.58%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (16.48%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 14 (15.38%) MySQL
14 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
14 13 (14.29%) Jenkins

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 15 (16.48%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (17.58%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (13.19%) PaaS
3 10 (10.99%) IaaS
4 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (6.59%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.40%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (4.40%) SaaS
8 2 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.10%) Route 53
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) HTTP
1 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.99%) SSL
3 9 (9.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.10%) Firewall
4 1 (1.10%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) NGN
4 1 (1.10%) SMTP
4 1 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.10%) TACACS
4 1 (1.10%) VXLAN
4 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) MySQL
2 11 (12.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (8.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.79%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.79%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.40%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (4.40%) Big Data
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.20%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.10%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.79%) JIRA
4 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.49%) Selenium
6 3 (3.30%) gulp
6 3 (3.30%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.30%) webpack
7 2 (2.20%) Bower
7 2 (2.20%) CasperJS
7 2 (2.20%) Gradle
7 2 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.20%) MSTest
7 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.20%) Subversion
7 2 (2.20%) Yeoman
8 1 (1.10%) Babel
8 1 (1.10%) Mocha
8 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (9.89%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Developer
2 14 (15.38%) Unix Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) DBA
3 10 (10.99%) Design Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Administrator
4 9 (9.89%) MySQL DBA
5 8 (8.79%) Solaris Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Architect
9 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.47%) .NET
2 19 (20.88%) Node.js
2 19 (20.88%) Web Services
3 12 (13.19%) JSON
4 10 (10.99%) REST
5 9 (9.89%) HTML
6 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.79%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (7.69%) CSS
7 7 (7.69%) Kafka
7 7 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
7 7 (7.69%) RESTful
8 5 (5.49%) Angular 2
9 4 (4.40%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.40%) HTML5
9 4 (4.40%) Silverlight
10 3 (3.30%) boto
10 3 (3.30%) Django
10 3 (3.30%) Handlebars
10 3 (3.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Clustering
1 9 (9.89%) Replication
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Cloud Native
3 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.40%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.10%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (59.34%) Linux
2 17 (18.68%) Unix
3 16 (17.58%) Solaris
4 8 (8.79%) CoreOS
4 8 (8.79%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.40%) Windows
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.20%) AIX
7 2 (2.20%) Android
7 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.10%) CentOS
8 1 (1.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (17.58%) ERP
3 13 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.19%) Scrum
4 12 (13.19%) Unit Testing
5 11 (12.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (12.09%) TDD
6 10 (10.99%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.89%) DevOps
7 9 (9.89%) Microservices
8 8 (8.79%) Kanban
8 8 (8.79%) SOA
9 7 (7.69%) Change Management
9 7 (7.69%) ITSM
9 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.69%) Visualisation
10 6 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (6.59%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) Java
2 18 (19.78%) Perl
2 18 (19.78%) SQL
3 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.58%) Korn
5 13 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 11 (12.09%) Ruby
7 10 (10.99%) PL/SQL
8 9 (9.89%) C#
9 8 (8.79%) C++
9 8 (8.79%) Go
10 7 (7.69%) VB.NET
11 6 (6.59%) C
12 4 (4.40%) Embedded C
12 4 (4.40%) MATLAB
12 4 (4.40%) PHP
12 4 (4.40%) R
13 1 (1.10%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.10%) Scala
13 1 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) MySQL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CCNP
5 1 (1.10%) CCSA
5 1 (1.10%) CCSE
5 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) HL7
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 21 (23.08%) Docker
2 16 (17.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (17.58%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.10%) vCloud
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.79%) Galera Cluster
2 8 (8.79%) Kibana
2 8 (8.79%) logstash
3 7 (7.69%) Grafana
4 5 (5.49%) Ansible
5 3 (3.30%) Puppet
6 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.20%) Salt
6 2 (2.20%) Terraform
7 1 (1.10%) collectd
7 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.10%) Mesos
7 1 (1.10%) StatsD
Vendors
1 26 (28.57%) Oracle
2 17 (18.68%) SAP
3 16 (17.58%) Sun
3 16 (17.58%) Veritas
4 8 (8.79%) Percona
5 4 (4.40%) Google
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.20%) Minitab
6 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.20%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix
7 1 (1.10%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.10%) F5
7 1 (1.10%) Juniper
7 1 (1.10%) Nokia
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) Tableau
7 1 (1.10%) VMware
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