Period
to 17 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 66 110
Rank change year-on-year +33 +44 +21
Contract jobs citing Python 142 88 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.33% 2.76% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.85% 7.23% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 65 22
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.21% +41.33%
10th Percentile £315 £317 £299
90th Percentile £550 £577 £594
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +3.83%
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 £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.24% +0.32%

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 1,025 1,217 1,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.46% 38.11% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 782 788
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +115.28%
10th Percentile £13.41 £13.10 £13.69
90th Percentile £49.00 £58.00 £62.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

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 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 +44 82 £450 -8.86% 26
Northamptonshire +13 33 £398 +6.00% 9
Derbyshire 0 12 £543 +44.67% 5
Leicestershire +13 11 £513 -18.00% 15
Python
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 68 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.66%) DevOps
3 52 (36.62%) Linux
4 47 (33.10%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (30.99%) Java
6 43 (30.28%) Ansible
7 42 (29.58%) Docker
8 36 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (24.65%) Hadoop
10 34 (23.94%) SQL
10 34 (23.94%) ETL
11 30 (21.13%) Unix
11 30 (21.13%) JavaScript
12 29 (20.42%) Git (software)
12 29 (20.42%) Analytics
13 27 (19.01%) Open Source
14 26 (18.31%) Web Services
14 26 (18.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 25 (17.61%) Bash Shell
15 25 (17.61%) Big Data
16 23 (16.20%) Scala
16 23 (16.20%) NoSQL
16 23 (16.20%) Elastic Stack
17 22 (15.49%) PHP
17 22 (15.49%) MySQL
17 22 (15.49%) Finance
18 21 (14.79%) Apache Cassandra
18 21 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (14.79%) Elasticsearch
19 20 (14.08%) Visualisation

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 21 (14.79%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (11.97%) Apache Spark
3 8 (5.63%) nginx
4 5 (3.52%) Confluence
5 4 (2.82%) Apache
5 4 (2.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (2.11%) JBoss
7 2 (1.41%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.70%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 47 (33.10%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (18.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 19 (13.38%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (13.38%) Amazon EMR
3 19 (13.38%) Amazon Glacier
3 19 (13.38%) Amazon S3
4 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.93%) Route 53
6 6 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (3.52%) OpenShift
8 4 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.82%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) SSL
2 4 (2.82%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.70%) BGP
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.70%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.70%) Firewall
4 1 (0.70%) HSRP
4 1 (0.70%) Internet
4 1 (0.70%) IPsec
4 1 (0.70%) Network Security
4 1 (0.70%) NX-OS
4 1 (0.70%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.70%) VRRP
4 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.65%) Hadoop
2 25 (17.61%) Big Data
3 23 (16.20%) NoSQL
4 22 (15.49%) MySQL
5 21 (14.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (13.38%) Amazon Aurora
6 19 (13.38%) Amazon Redshift
6 19 (13.38%) Relational Database
7 10 (7.04%) MongoDB
8 8 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (5.63%) Cloudera CDH
8 8 (5.63%) Sqoop
9 6 (4.23%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.82%) HBase
11 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.41%) GIS
12 2 (1.41%) QlikView
13 1 (0.70%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 29 (20.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.97%) Selenium
4 9 (6.34%) Subversion
5 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.23%) Artifactory
6 6 (4.23%) Bitbucket
6 6 (4.23%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.23%) JIRA
7 5 (3.52%) Maven
8 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.82%) HP UFT
9 3 (2.11%) Gradle
10 2 (1.41%) Protractor
10 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.41%) SOAtest
10 2 (1.41%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.70%) GoCD
11 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (15.49%) Finance
2 10 (7.04%) Back Office
3 6 (4.23%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Retail
4 3 (2.11%) Publishing
5 2 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 46 (32.39%) Developer
2 25 (17.61%) AWS Engineer
3 22 (15.49%) Administrator
4 21 (14.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 20 (14.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.15%) Developer in Test
7 12 (8.45%) Automation Developer
7 12 (8.45%) DBA
8 11 (7.75%) Agile Developer
8 11 (7.75%) Agile Tester
8 11 (7.75%) Automation Tester
8 11 (7.75%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (7.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (7.75%) Selenium Tester
8 11 (7.75%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.75%) Test Automation Developer
8 11 (7.75%) Tester
9 10 (7.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 10 (7.04%) Data Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.31%) Web Services
2 23 (16.20%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (6.34%) Kafka
4 8 (5.63%) LEMP Stack
4 8 (5.63%) Memcached
4 8 (5.63%) Middleware
4 8 (5.63%) Node.js
4 8 (5.63%) PHP-FPM
5 6 (4.23%) SOAP
5 6 (4.23%) Spring
5 6 (4.23%) TensorFlow
5 6 (4.23%) XML
6 5 (3.52%) J2EE
7 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.82%) JSON
7 4 (2.82%) LAMP
7 4 (2.82%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.82%) React
7 4 (2.82%) REST
7 4 (2.82%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.56%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.45%) Clustering
4 9 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.34%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.23%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.23%) Replication
6 4 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.11%) Robotics
8 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) LLPG
9 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (36.62%) Linux
2 30 (21.13%) Unix
3 8 (5.63%) CentOS
4 4 (2.82%) AIX
5 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.11%) Windows
6 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (43.66%) DevOps
3 34 (23.94%) ETL
4 29 (20.42%) Analytics
5 27 (19.01%) Open Source
6 20 (14.08%) Visualisation
6 20 (14.08%) Workflow
7 19 (13.38%) Data Science
8 18 (12.68%) Test Automation
9 17 (11.97%) Data Analytics
10 16 (11.27%) Task Automation
11 13 (9.15%) Configuration Management
11 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.45%) Business Continuity
12 12 (8.45%) Change Control
12 12 (8.45%) Process Management
12 12 (8.45%) Project Planning
13 11 (7.75%) OO
13 11 (7.75%) Robotic Process Automation
14 10 (7.04%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.99%) Java
2 34 (23.94%) SQL
3 30 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 25 (17.61%) Bash Shell
5 23 (16.20%) Scala
6 22 (15.49%) PHP
7 16 (11.27%) Perl
8 14 (9.86%) C#
8 14 (9.86%) Shell Script
9 8 (5.63%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.93%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.52%) Korn
11 5 (3.52%) R
11 5 (3.52%) Ruby
12 4 (2.82%) C++
12 4 (2.82%) Groovy
13 2 (1.41%) Jython
14 1 (0.70%) C
14 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Degree
2 11 (7.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.11%) PhD
7 1 (0.70%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) GDPR
2 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (29.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (30.28%) Ansible
2 36 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.15%) Kibana
3 13 (9.15%) Kubernetes
3 13 (9.15%) logstash
3 13 (9.15%) Puppet
4 8 (5.63%) HAProxy
4 8 (5.63%) Icinga
4 8 (5.63%) Nagios
4 8 (5.63%) Oozie
5 7 (4.93%) Galera Cluster
6 6 (4.23%) Terraform
7 5 (3.52%) Control-M
8 4 (2.82%) Consul
8 4 (2.82%) OpenView
8 4 (2.82%) SCOM
8 4 (2.82%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.82%) ZABBIX
9 3 (2.11%) collectd
9 3 (2.11%) Grafana
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Splunk
2 12 (8.45%) Automation Anywhere
2 12 (8.45%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.34%) Hortonworks
4 8 (5.63%) Cloudera
4 8 (5.63%) Percona
5 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.23%) Google
6 6 (4.23%) HP
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle
7 2 (1.41%) Blue Prism
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix
7 2 (1.41%) ESRI
7 2 (1.41%) IBM
7 2 (1.41%) Informatica
7 2 (1.41%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.70%) Arista
8 1 (0.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.70%) SaltStack