Period
to 23 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 76 89
Rank change year-on-year +35 +13 +42
Contract jobs citing Python 121 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.90% 2.30% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.14% 6.15% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 50 28
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £489 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.93% +26.13% +7.79%
10th Percentile £320 £406 £313
90th Percentile £550 £641 £543
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £55.60 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.82% -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.27% -

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 921 1,122 1,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.32% 37.35% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 733 755
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £241
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 £39.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.57% +45.37% +45.95%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.50 £12.60
90th Percentile £49.13 £58.56 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +36 67 £475 -3.80% 19
Northamptonshire +11 30 £400 -0.06% 9
Derbyshire +6 14 £520 +15.56% 4
Leicestershire +19 7 £431 -31.00% 22
Python
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 70 (57.85%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (47.11%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (43.80%) DevOps
4 48 (39.67%) Linux
5 42 (34.71%) Ansible
6 41 (33.88%) Docker
7 36 (29.75%) Java
7 36 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (28.93%) ETL
9 32 (26.45%) Hadoop
10 29 (23.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
12 27 (22.31%) SQL
12 27 (22.31%) Unix
12 27 (22.31%) Elastic Stack
13 26 (21.49%) Web Services
14 24 (19.83%) Big Data
15 23 (19.01%) Relational Database
16 22 (18.18%) Analytics
16 22 (18.18%) Open Source
17 21 (17.36%) NoSQL
17 21 (17.36%) MySQL
17 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
17 21 (17.36%) PHP
17 21 (17.36%) Amazon Aurora
18 20 (16.53%) Scala
18 20 (16.53%) Visualisation
19 19 (15.70%) Amazon EC2
19 19 (15.70%) Amazon S3
19 19 (15.70%) Amazon EMR

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 (12.40%) Apache Spark
2 14 (11.57%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (9.09%) nginx
4 4 (3.31%) JBoss
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 57 (47.11%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (23.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 19 (15.70%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (15.70%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (15.70%) Amazon Glacier
3 19 (15.70%) Amazon S3
4 10 (8.26%) Route 53
5 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (4.96%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.65%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Kerberos
2 3 (2.48%) SSL
3 2 (1.65%) HTTP
3 2 (1.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) BGP
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.83%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) HSRP
4 1 (0.83%) IPsec
4 1 (0.83%) Network Security
4 1 (0.83%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) VRRP
4 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.45%) Hadoop
2 24 (19.83%) Big Data
3 23 (19.01%) Relational Database
4 21 (17.36%) Amazon Aurora
4 21 (17.36%) MySQL
4 21 (17.36%) NoSQL
5 19 (15.70%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (7.44%) Cloudera CDH
7 9 (7.44%) Sqoop
8 8 (6.61%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (4.96%) MongoDB
10 4 (3.31%) Apache Hive
10 4 (3.31%) HBase
10 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
11 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.83%) GIS
13 1 (0.83%) QlikView
13 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.88%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.92%) Selenium
4 7 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.96%) Subversion
6 4 (3.31%) CA Release Automation
6 4 (3.31%) JIRA
6 4 (3.31%) SonarQube
6 4 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (3.31%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.48%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.48%) Gradle
8 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.65%) Maven
9 1 (0.83%) GoCD
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Back Office
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Law
5 2 (1.65%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Developer
2 25 (20.66%) AWS Engineer
3 21 (17.36%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (16.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (14.88%) Administrator
6 11 (9.09%) Architect
6 11 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
6 11 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (8.26%) Agile Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Agile Tester
7 10 (8.26%) Automation Tester
7 10 (8.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.26%) Developer in Test
7 10 (8.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 10 (8.26%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (8.26%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Test Automation Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Tester
8 9 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.61%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.31%) Elastic Stack
2 26 (21.49%) Web Services
3 11 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
3 11 (9.09%) Memcached
3 11 (9.09%) PHP-FPM
4 8 (6.61%) Kafka
5 5 (4.13%) XML
6 4 (3.31%) .NET
6 4 (3.31%) CSS
6 4 (3.31%) HTML
6 4 (3.31%) Middleware
6 4 (3.31%) REST
6 4 (3.31%) Spark Streaming
6 4 (3.31%) Spring Boot
6 4 (3.31%) TensorFlow
7 3 (2.48%) Akka
7 3 (2.48%) JSON
7 3 (2.48%) Node.js
7 3 (2.48%) RESTful
7 3 (2.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.13%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) Robotics
6 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.65%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (39.67%) Linux
2 27 (22.31%) Unix
3 13 (10.74%) CentOS
4 6 (4.96%) Windows
5 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) AIX
6 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.85%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (43.80%) DevOps
3 35 (28.93%) ETL
4 22 (18.18%) Analytics
4 22 (18.18%) Open Source
5 20 (16.53%) Visualisation
6 17 (14.05%) Data Analytics
7 16 (13.22%) Data Science
8 13 (10.74%) Computer Science
8 13 (10.74%) Task Automation
8 13 (10.74%) Workflow
9 12 (9.92%) Business Continuity
9 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.92%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.26%) Auto-Scaling
10 10 (8.26%) OO
10 10 (8.26%) Scrum
11 9 (7.44%) Migration
11 9 (7.44%) Use Case
12 8 (6.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.75%) Java
2 27 (22.31%) SQL
3 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.36%) PHP
4 20 (16.53%) Scala
5 15 (12.40%) Bash Shell
6 13 (10.74%) C#
7 12 (9.92%) Shell Script
8 11 (9.09%) Perl
9 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.31%) Groovy
10 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.31%) Ruby
11 2 (1.65%) Korn
11 2 (1.65%) R
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.83%) Go
12 1 (0.83%) Tcl
12 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Degree
2 10 (8.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) GDPR
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (33.88%) Docker
2 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) NFS
3 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 42 (34.71%) Ansible
2 36 (29.75%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.57%) Kibana
4 12 (9.92%) Kubernetes
5 11 (9.09%) HAProxy
5 11 (9.09%) Icinga
5 11 (9.09%) Nagios
6 10 (8.26%) logstash
7 9 (7.44%) Oozie
8 8 (6.61%) Puppet
9 5 (4.13%) Consul
9 5 (4.13%) Control-M
9 5 (4.13%) Terraform
10 4 (3.31%) Tivoli
11 2 (1.65%) OpenView
11 2 (1.65%) SCOM
11 2 (1.65%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.83%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Red Hat
2 18 (14.88%) Splunk
3 9 (7.44%) Cloudera
3 9 (7.44%) Hortonworks
4 6 (4.96%) Google
5 5 (4.13%) Automation Anywhere
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle
6 4 (3.31%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.65%) Citrix
8 2 (1.65%) HP
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) Tableau
9 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.83%) Civica
9 1 (0.83%) F5
9 1 (0.83%) Informatica
9 1 (0.83%) NetApp
9 1 (0.83%) Sun
9 1 (0.83%) Veritas