Period
to 3 June 2020

The median contractor rate for a Python Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 167 186
Rank change year-on-year +47 +19 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Python Engineer 6 16 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £480 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.46% +23.87% -3.13%
10th Percentile £411 £436 £314
90th Percentile £545 £569 £574
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.93% -1.36%
England median hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 £8.00
% change year-on-year -19.05% +556.25% -75.96%

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 2,140 3,817 4,217
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.04% 93.37% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,241 2,232 2,390
Median daily rate £425 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £173 £215 £200
90th Percentile £584 £588 £576
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 267 294
Median hourly rate £18.28 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.25% -3.03% -14.86%
10th Percentile £12.24 £10.30 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -0.27%

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Python Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python Engineer in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Python Engineer in the East of England

Python Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Python Engineer in the East of England

Python Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python Engineer in the East of England.

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 3 June 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +21 4 £425 -6.59% 6
Suffolk - 2 - -
Python Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Django
4 3 (50.00%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) Flask
5 2 (33.33%) Data Science
5 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (33.33%) Tableau
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (33.33%) Pyramid
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (16.67%) Game Development
6 1 (16.67%) Azure
6 1 (16.67%) AWS
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) Flask
2 2 (33.33%) Pyramid
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Science
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Game Development
3 1 (16.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Reinforcement Learning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau