Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 109 130
Rank change year-on-year +43 +21 -23
Contract jobs citing Python 88 44 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.76% 1.33% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 3.61% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 22 8
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £398 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +41.33% -29.69%
10th Percentile £317 £299 £176
90th Percentile £577 £594 £613
England median daily rate £513 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £55.60 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.82% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.24% +0.32% +22.83%

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 1217 1219 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.13% 36.77% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 788 682
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +115.28% -48.57%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £62.75 £41.80
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

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 17 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 November 2017. 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
Derbyshire +7 29 £375 -21.05%
Nottinghamshire +16 27 £494 +51.92% 14
Northamptonshire +10 11 £375 +0.67%
Leicestershire -1 4 £625 - 3
Lincolnshire -3 3 £501 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 49 (55.68%) Linux
2 34 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 27 (30.68%) Perl
4 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (26.14%) Oracle
5 23 (26.14%) Unix
6 21 (23.86%) SAP
6 21 (23.86%) SC Cleared
6 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
7 20 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 20 (22.73%) ERP
7 20 (22.73%) Solaris
7 20 (22.73%) Sun
7 20 (22.73%) Veritas
7 20 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (22.73%) Korn
7 20 (22.73%) SAP ERP
7 20 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (19.32%) Ruby
8 17 (19.32%) Java
8 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
8 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (19.32%) Big Data
9 16 (18.18%) MySQL
10 13 (14.77%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (14.77%) R
11 12 (13.64%) Machine Learning
11 12 (13.64%) DevOps
12 11 (12.50%) Ansible
13 10 (11.36%) Replication

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 13 (14.77%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.27%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.27%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (1.14%) Luigi
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SPSS
2 1 (1.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (22.73%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.55%) GitHub
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.27%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (2.27%) Route 53
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.55%) HTTP
2 4 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (1.14%) AMQP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) MQTT
3 1 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (1.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.32%) Big Data
2 16 (18.18%) MySQL
3 8 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.68%) Power BI
6 4 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.41%) PowerCenter
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.14%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.95%) Subversion
3 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.27%) Automotive
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Avionics
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Unix Engineer
2 15 (17.05%) Developer
3 14 (15.91%) Design Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Data Scientist
5 11 (12.50%) Solaris Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) DBA
6 10 (11.36%) MySQL DBA
7 9 (10.23%) Python Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Administrator
9 7 (7.95%) Architect
9 7 (7.95%) WebOps Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) AWS Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (5.68%) Software Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) AWS Administrator
12 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
12 4 (4.55%) Cassandra DBA
12 4 (4.55%) Data Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (4.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Web Services
2 5 (5.68%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (4.55%) Node.js
4 3 (3.41%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) D3.js
4 3 (3.41%) Kafka
5 2 (2.27%) Ajax
5 2 (2.27%) Deeplearning4j
5 2 (2.27%) Django
5 2 (2.27%) Dropwizard
5 2 (2.27%) JMS
5 2 (2.27%) JSON
5 2 (2.27%) MXNet
5 2 (2.27%) Sensu
5 2 (2.27%) TensorFlow
5 2 (2.27%) Theano
5 2 (2.27%) XML
5 2 (2.27%) XSL
5 2 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Replication
2 9 (10.23%) Clustering
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (55.68%) Linux
2 23 (26.14%) Unix
3 20 (22.73%) Solaris
4 6 (6.82%) Windows
5 5 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) AIX
6 1 (1.14%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (22.73%) ERP
3 12 (13.64%) DevOps
3 12 (13.64%) Machine Learning
4 10 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.23%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.09%) Open Source
7 7 (7.95%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.95%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.95%) Visualisation
7 7 (7.95%) Web Operations
8 6 (6.82%) ETL
9 4 (4.55%) Analytics
9 4 (4.55%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 4 (4.55%) Validation
10 3 (3.41%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) Perl
2 21 (23.86%) Bash Shell
3 20 (22.73%) Korn
4 17 (19.32%) Java
4 17 (19.32%) Ruby
5 13 (14.77%) R
6 9 (10.23%) SQL
7 8 (9.09%) C++
8 6 (6.82%) C#
9 5 (5.68%) PHP
9 5 (5.68%) Scala
10 4 (4.55%) Go
10 4 (4.55%) MATLAB
11 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.27%) C
12 2 (2.27%) Clojure
12 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) MySQL Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.27%) CDISC
3 2 (2.27%) GxP
3 2 (2.27%) HL7
4 1 (1.14%) JTAG
4 1 (1.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 20 (22.73%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (10.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Ansible
2 9 (10.23%) Galera Cluster
2 9 (10.23%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.95%) Puppet
4 5 (5.68%) Kibana
4 5 (5.68%) logstash
5 4 (4.55%) Terraform
6 3 (3.41%) Grafana
6 3 (3.41%) Salt
7 2 (2.27%) collectd
7 2 (2.27%) StatsD
8 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.14%) Mesos
8 1 (1.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) Oracle
2 21 (23.86%) SAP
3 20 (22.73%) Sun
3 20 (22.73%) Veritas
4 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.23%) Percona
5 6 (6.82%) Tableau
6 3 (3.41%) Informatica
6 3 (3.41%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.27%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.27%) Twitter
8 1 (1.14%) Cognos