The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 117 131
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 14 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
Median daily rate £419 £480 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.76% +23.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £393 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2158 2438 2915
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.83% 96.21% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1391 1728
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 193 261
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Python Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the East of England

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python Developer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in the East of England

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in the East of England

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Developer in the East of England

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £463 -3.64% 8
Suffolk - 4 £381 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Python
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 14 (36.84%) C
4 12 (31.58%) Electronics
4 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 12 (31.58%) Embedded C
4 12 (31.58%) Mathematics
5 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Django
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) C++
8 6 (15.79%) REST
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5
9 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 4 (10.53%) Java
10 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (7.89%) Games
11 3 (7.89%) .NET
11 3 (7.89%) MySQL
11 3 (7.89%) Protocol Buffers
11 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
11 3 (7.89%) jQuery
11 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (5.26%) SQLAlchemy
12 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
12 2 (5.26%) Subversion

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Wireless
3 1 (2.63%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (31.58%) Electronics
1 12 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Economy
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) Django
2 6 (15.79%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) jQuery
5 3 (7.89%) Protocol Buffers
6 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.26%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (2.63%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) Flask
7 1 (2.63%) gevent
7 1 (2.63%) Pyramid
7 1 (2.63%) pytest
7 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Life Science
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.63%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (5.26%) RAD
3 2 (5.26%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.63%) DevOps
4 1 (2.63%) High Availability
4 1 (2.63%) MVC
4 1 (2.63%) OO
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.63%) Physics
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (36.84%) C
3 12 (31.58%) Embedded C
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.42%) SQL
6 6 (15.79%) C++
7 4 (10.53%) Java
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker