Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 53 63 51
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 33 5 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.76% 0.68% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.65% 2.24% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 50
10th Percentile £332 £360 £225
25th Percentile £383 £375 £320
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £393 £475
Median % change year-on-year +1.91% -17.37% +15.85%
75th Percentile £483 £423 £538
90th Percentile £600 £462 £600
England median daily rate £550 £550 £538
% change year-on-year - +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% -8.60% +12.05%

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 342 223 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 28.62% 30.42% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 141 566
10th Percentile £213 £243 £263
25th Percentile £306 £310 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £375 £389
Median % change year-on-year +3.47% -3.54% -2.81%
75th Percentile £450 £475 £475
90th Percentile £530 £525 £538
England median daily rate £518 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +3.51% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
10th Percentile £18.50 £35.70 £30.30
25th Percentile £20.00 £39.94 £39.19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -46.67% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £40.25 £48.94 £48.75
90th Percentile £49.10 £51.15 "
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +9.76%

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -1 16 £400 -15.79% 27
Northamptonshire -2 6 £500 +42.86% 8
Leicestershire -4 6 £285 -27.39% 15
Derbyshire - 5 £400 - 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 8 (24.24%) AWS
4 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
4 8 (24.24%) BDD
4 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
4 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) C#
4 8 (24.24%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) Social Skills
5 6 (18.18%) Azure
6 5 (15.15%) Ansible
6 5 (15.15%) Docker
6 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
6 5 (15.15%) REST
6 5 (15.15%) Data Engineering
6 5 (15.15%) IBM
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.15%) Windows
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.12%) Degree
7 4 (12.12%) QA
7 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (12.12%) Banking

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 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Chatbot
1 1 (3.03%) Houdini
1 1 (3.03%) Maya
1 1 (3.03%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Azure
3 3 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (9.09%) GitHub
3 3 (9.09%) Serverless
4 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.06%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (6.06%) GCP
4 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 2 (6.06%) Power Automate
4 2 (6.06%) SaaS
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) IPv4
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) Data Lake
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) Spark SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.06%) HBase
4 2 (6.06%) Impala
4 2 (6.06%) Metadata
4 2 (6.06%) Metadata Repository
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
3 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.06%) CircleCI
4 2 (6.06%) eggPlant
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 2 (6.06%) Ranorex
4 2 (6.06%) Robot Framework
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 1 (3.03%) GitLab
5 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.03%) QF-Test
5 1 (3.03%) REST Assured
5 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (3.03%) TestNG
5 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (24.24%) Social Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Python Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Automation Developer
5 1 (3.03%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Salesforce Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) Flask
3 3 (9.09%) Django
3 3 (9.09%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) D3.js
4 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Graph
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 2 (6.06%) React
4 2 (6.06%) Swagger
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) COM
5 1 (3.03%) PySpark
5 1 (3.03%) PyTorch
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) FMCG
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Blog
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Legacy Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Life Science
2 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) BDD
3 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Data Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) ETL
6 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Development
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
7 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
2 8 (24.24%) C#
2 8 (24.24%) Java
2 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) C
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) Groovy
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) Go
5 1 (3.03%) HLSL
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Lua
5 1 (3.03%) R
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (6.06%) HDFS
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Terraform
4 1 (3.03%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.03%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) IBM
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Databricks
3 3 (9.09%) EMC
3 3 (9.09%) NetApp
3 3 (9.09%) Symantec
3 3 (9.09%) Veritas
4 2 (6.06%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.06%) Blue Prism
4 2 (6.06%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Teradata
4 2 (6.06%) UiPath
5 1 (3.03%) Alibaba
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Intel
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee