Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 47 71
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 +38
Contract jobs citing Python 71 115 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.43% 4.06% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.86% 9.53% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 80 59
East Midlands median daily rate £495 £410 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.73% -2.96% +24.26%
10th Percentile £336 £315 £315
90th Percentile £626 £564 £525
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% +2.47% +8.00%

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 801 1,207 1,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.75% 42.57% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 797 805
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £265 £288 £269
90th Percentile £550 £525 £511
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £22.27 £14.75 £31.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £67.50
England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.23% +3.75% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -17 22 £475 +18.75% 28
Leicestershire +5 16 £495 -26.67% 8
Northamptonshire +15 14 £475 +16.56% 3
Derbyshire +3 9 £475 +3.26% 2
Lincolnshire +7 3 £765 +45.71% 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 31 (43.66%) AWS
2 25 (35.21%) DevOps
3 21 (29.58%) SQL
4 20 (28.17%) Linux
5 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.76%) Azure
5 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
6 16 (22.54%) Docker
7 15 (21.13%) Finance
8 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (19.72%) Puppet
9 13 (18.31%) Java
10 12 (16.90%) ETL
10 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
10 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
10 12 (16.90%) Ansible
11 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
11 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
11 10 (14.08%) Perl
11 10 (14.08%) Kubernetes
12 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
12 9 (12.68%) Google
12 9 (12.68%) GCP
13 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
13 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
13 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.27%) Ruby
13 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
13 8 (11.27%) C#

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 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.23%) Appian
1 3 (4.23%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
3 1 (1.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Eikon
2 2 (2.82%) Workfront
3 1 (1.41%) HFM
3 1 (1.41%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 31 (43.66%) AWS
2 19 (26.76%) Azure
3 9 (12.68%) GCP
4 6 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (8.45%) Serverless
5 5 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.23%) Coveralls
6 3 (4.23%) Datadog
6 3 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon SageMaker
7 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.41%) GitHub
8 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) DNS
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) HTTP
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) Big Data
2 7 (9.86%) MySQL
3 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon Aurora
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.63%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.63%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.63%) Spark SQL
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.82%) Power BI
8 1 (1.41%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.86%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.23%) Bitbucket Server
5 3 (4.23%) GitLab
5 3 (4.23%) Gradle
5 3 (4.23%) JUnit
5 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 3 (4.23%) Subversion
5 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.41%) Protractor
7 1 (1.41%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Law
4 2 (2.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Developer
3 10 (14.08%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.04%) AWS Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Data Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Python Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) CMS Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) Middleware
3 5 (7.04%) Node.js
3 5 (7.04%) PySpark
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.23%) Django
5 3 (4.23%) HTML
6 2 (2.82%) ActiveX
6 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.82%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) DirectX
6 2 (2.82%) MFC
6 2 (2.82%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.82%) Web Services
7 1 (1.41%) Kafka
7 1 (1.41%) LAMP
7 1 (1.41%) LDAP
7 1 (1.41%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.41%) SAML
7 1 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Blog
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Tandem
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Unix
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.82%) CentOS
5 2 (2.82%) Debian
5 2 (2.82%) openSUSE
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) DevOps
2 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (16.90%) ETL
5 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.27%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (11.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.27%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.86%) Data Science
8 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (8.45%) Scrum
9 5 (7.04%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Automation
9 5 (7.04%) Machine Learning
9 5 (7.04%) OO
10 4 (5.63%) Chaos Engineering
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.63%) DevSecOps
10 4 (5.63%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.08%) Perl
4 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
5 8 (11.27%) C#
5 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.27%) Ruby
6 7 (9.86%) C++
6 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.04%) R
8 4 (5.63%) PHP
8 4 (5.63%) Scala
9 3 (4.23%) VB
9 3 (4.23%) XAML
10 2 (2.82%) C
10 2 (2.82%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.82%) Go
10 2 (2.82%) Groovy
10 2 (2.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Degree
4 3 (4.23%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) COBIT
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) Puppet
2 12 (16.90%) Ansible
3 10 (14.08%) Kubernetes
4 8 (11.27%) Terraform
5 6 (8.45%) Consul
6 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.63%) Mesos
8 2 (2.82%) Nessus
8 2 (2.82%) Packer
8 2 (2.82%) Salt
9 1 (1.41%) Cacti
9 1 (1.41%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.41%) HP Fortify
9 1 (1.41%) Munin
9 1 (1.41%) Nagios
9 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Google
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Databricks
3 4 (5.63%) New Relic
4 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Adobe
5 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.82%) Informatica
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.82%) Tableau
6 1 (1.41%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.41%) Qualys
6 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com