Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 61 37
Rank change year-on-year +21 -24 +36
Contract jobs citing Python 29 55 141
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.90% 3.02% 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.55% 8.17% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 105
Median daily rate £405 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £315
90th Percentile £519 £565 £550
England median daily rate £525 £533 £525
% change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +6.25%

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 275 673 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.01% 36.96% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 414 687
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £236 £275 £300
90th Percentile £513 £550 £550
England median daily rate £485 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -0.51% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £30.60 £16.20 £14.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.25 £49.25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £42.23
% change year-on-year -13.79% +3.01% +5.57%

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 3 December 2020.

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 3 December 2020. 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
Leicestershire +25 13 £405 -22.12% 5
Nottinghamshire +22 10 £350 -6.67% 17
Northamptonshire +5 4 £488 +14.71% 3
Derbyshire +9 1 £450 -10.00% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Azure
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 14 (48.28%) AWS
4 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (41.38%) DevOps
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
6 10 (34.48%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 8 (27.59%) Analytics
8 8 (27.59%) Power BI
8 8 (27.59%) Power Platform
9 7 (24.14%) .NET
9 7 (24.14%) MySQL
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) Scrum
10 6 (20.69%) ETL
10 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
10 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (20.69%) Terraform
11 5 (17.24%) Databricks
11 5 (17.24%) Go
11 5 (17.24%) Tableau
11 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
11 5 (17.24%) BDD
11 5 (17.24%) Linux

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 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (55.17%) Azure
2 14 (48.28%) AWS
3 8 (27.59%) Power Platform
4 4 (13.79%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (13.79%) Datadog
4 4 (13.79%) IaaS
5 3 (10.34%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
6 2 (6.90%) SaaS
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
7 1 (3.45%) PowerApps
7 1 (3.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
1 1 (3.45%) SSH
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Power BI
2 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.24%) Tableau
5 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
7 2 (6.90%) Big Data
7 2 (6.90%) Data Lake
7 2 (6.90%) HBase
7 2 (6.90%) Impala
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.90%) Spark SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) QF-Test
2 2 (6.90%) Ranorex
3 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
3 1 (3.45%) Gradle
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) TestRail
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Site Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 4 (13.79%) JSON
3 4 (13.79%) SOAP
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) React
4 3 (10.34%) Vue.js
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.45%) Django
6 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.45%) JMX
6 1 (3.45%) Kafka
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) VMS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) DevOps
3 8 (27.59%) Analytics
3 8 (27.59%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Critical Thinking
7 4 (13.79%) Data Management
7 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (13.79%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
8 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.34%) Data Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 10 (34.48%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 5 (17.24%) Go
6 5 (17.24%) PHP
7 4 (13.79%) Ruby
8 3 (10.34%) Scala
9 1 (3.45%) Groovy
9 1 (3.45%) Jython
9 1 (3.45%) Perl
9 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) AWS Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.90%) NCSC
2 2 (6.90%) NIST
2 2 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (6.90%) HDFS
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Terraform
2 3 (10.34%) Control-M
3 2 (6.90%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Grafana
4 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Databricks
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Google
3 4 (13.79%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (13.79%) New Relic
4 2 (6.90%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter