Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 34 54
Rank change year-on-year -27 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing Python 44 36 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.96% 4.56% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.82% 12.86% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 22
10th Percentile £313 £320 £314
25th Percentile £372 £350 £345
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £479 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.65% +6.25% -11.11%
75th Percentile £550 £480 £475
90th Percentile £638 £556 £486
England median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 448 280 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.17% 35.49% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 188 381
10th Percentile £313 £250 £275
25th Percentile £363 £308 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £435 £368 £375
Median % change year-on-year +18.37% -2.00% -7.35%
75th Percentile £500 £438 £450
90th Percentile £550 £513 £538
England median daily rate £550 £480 £485
% change year-on-year +14.58% -1.03% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 21
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.00 £16.20
25th Percentile £20.00 £26.06 £16.50
Median hourly rate £21.50 £43.75 £41.63
Median % change year-on-year -50.86% +5.09% +66.52%
75th Percentile £45.00 £47.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £46.67 - £48.75
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +4.11%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -16 20 £500 +14.29% 31
Northamptonshire -6 11 £400 +5.82% 4
Lincolnshire - 5 £325 - 3
Derbyshire -3 3 £425 -5.56% 4
Leicestershire -24 3 £550 +29.41% 8
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 24 (54.55%) Azure
2 18 (40.91%) DevOps
3 14 (31.82%) ETL
4 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
5 12 (27.27%) Groovy
5 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 12 (27.27%) CI/CD
6 11 (25.00%) Data Lake
6 11 (25.00%) Java
6 11 (25.00%) AWS
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (22.73%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 10 (22.73%) Kubernetes
8 9 (20.45%) Power BI
8 9 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (20.45%) Power Platform
8 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
8 9 (20.45%) Windows
8 9 (20.45%) Linux
8 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
9 8 (18.18%) QA
9 8 (18.18%) C#
9 8 (18.18%) Retail
9 8 (18.18%) Fivetran
9 8 (18.18%) Snowflake
9 8 (18.18%) Data Engineering
9 8 (18.18%) Ansible

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 (11.36%) Confluence
2 4 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Synapse
4 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (54.55%) Azure
2 11 (25.00%) AWS
3 9 (20.45%) Power Platform
4 8 (18.18%) Fivetran
4 8 (18.18%) Snowflake
5 7 (15.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (11.36%) SaaS
6 5 (11.36%) Serverless
7 4 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (9.09%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (9.09%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 4 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (9.09%) GCP
8 3 (6.82%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (4.55%) AWS CodeBuild
9 2 (4.55%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (4.55%) PaaS
10 1 (2.27%) GitHub
10 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
3 9 (20.45%) Power BI
3 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
4 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.36%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.09%) Looker
6 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.09%) Tableau
7 3 (6.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.55%) Big Data
8 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.55%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) SonarQube
3 6 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (11.36%) Artifactory
4 5 (11.36%) Bitbucket
5 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.09%) Gatling
5 4 (9.09%) Locust
5 4 (9.09%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (2.27%) CA Release Automation
7 1 (2.27%) Postman
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 7 (15.91%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Social Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Law
5 2 (4.55%) Police
6 1 (2.27%) Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Finance
6 1 (2.27%) Military
6 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (15.91%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Data Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Data Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Designer
8 2 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (4.55%) Strategy Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.27%) SAP Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Data Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) ADO
1 7 (15.91%) ARM Templates
2 5 (11.36%) REST
3 3 (6.82%) JSON
4 2 (4.55%) YAML
5 1 (2.27%) .NET
5 1 (2.27%) COM
5 1 (2.27%) CSS
5 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (2.27%) HTML
5 1 (2.27%) Kafka
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Graph
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) Pandas
5 1 (2.27%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.27%) RESTful
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) SUSE
3 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) DevOps
2 14 (31.82%) ETL
3 12 (27.27%) CI/CD
4 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (18.18%) Data Engineering
6 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.64%) Data Governance
8 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.36%) Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (11.36%) Data Analytics
8 5 (11.36%) SDLC
8 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
9 4 (9.09%) API Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.09%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Groovy
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 11 (25.00%) Java
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) C#
5 7 (15.91%) C++
6 6 (13.64%) Bash
7 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.09%) C
8 4 (9.09%) Korn
8 4 (9.09%) PHP
8 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.82%) Scala
10 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.55%) Perl
10 2 (4.55%) Ruby
11 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (2.27%) Go
11 1 (2.27%) R
11 1 (2.27%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.27%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.27%) GDPR
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.27%) Firmware
3 1 (2.27%) GPFS
3 1 (2.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (18.18%) Ansible
3 7 (15.91%) Istio
4 5 (11.36%) Puppet
5 2 (4.55%) Terraform
6 1 (2.27%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (2.27%) Kibana
6 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Databricks
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.27%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.27%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Splunk
5 1 (2.27%) Teradata
5 1 (2.27%) UiPath
5 1 (2.27%) VMware