Period
to 18 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a Python Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 Engineer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 182 173
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Python Engineer 18 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.53% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 30
East of England median daily rate £550 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% - -11.08%
10th Percentile £405 £323 £311
90th Percentile £578 £558 £450
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
East of England median hourly rate - £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +16.13%
England median hourly rate £52.50 £22.13 £47.50
% change year-on-year +137.29% -53.42% +18.75%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,924 4,741 4,546
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.68% 94.14% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,398 2,753 2,651
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £206 £190 £213
90th Percentile £594 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 318 363
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.32 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.62% -3.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.07% -1.58%

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Python Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in the East of England

Python Engineer
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 Engineer in the East of England.

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

Python Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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

Python Engineer
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 Engineer in the East of England.

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

Python Engineer
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 Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Hertfordshire +6 8 £419 +24.07% 2
Cambridgeshire -26 5 £425 +13.33% 14
Essex +25 2 £575 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £550 -
Norfolk - 1 - -
Python Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, Python Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 of England region featuring Python Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) Ansible
4 6 (33.33%) Docker
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Django
5 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (27.78%) Data Security
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Law
5 5 (27.78%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) Terraform
5 5 (27.78%) Threat Management
5 5 (27.78%) Splunk
5 5 (27.78%) Data Quality
5 5 (27.78%) SIEM
5 5 (27.78%) GitHub
5 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) ETL
6 4 (22.22%) AWS
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark

Python Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
2 5 (27.78%) GitHub
3 4 (22.22%) AWS
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.56%) Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (5.56%) GCP
4 1 (5.56%) Power Platform
4 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
1 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) OLAP
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) GitLab
2 1 (5.56%) Hudson
2 1 (5.56%) Mocha
General
1 5 (27.78%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Django
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) PySpark
3 1 (5.56%) boto
3 1 (5.56%) Flask
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) NumPy
3 1 (5.56%) Pandas
3 1 (5.56%) Pyramid
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) scikit-learn
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) CentOS
1 1 (5.56%) Debian
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) Data Security
3 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) SIEM
3 5 (27.78%) Threat Management
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (16.67%) Data Science
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Data Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Ansible
2 5 (27.78%) Terraform
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) Informatica
2 2 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat