Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 14 July 2020 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 of England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 27 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 117 269 257
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.10% 6.30% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.81% 16.71% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 156 167
Median daily rate £475 £480 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +11.63% +6.17%
10th Percentile £314 £344 £305
90th Percentile £688 £689 £575
England median daily rate £525 £535 £525
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.90% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 24 16
Median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +16.28% +14.67%
10th Percentile £52.50 £16.18 £29.50
90th Percentile £71.50 £51.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £41.77
% change year-on-year -20.00% +7.75% +1.87%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 696 1,610 1,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.31% 37.71% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 916 1,063
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £281
90th Percentile £579 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 71 70
Median hourly rate £24.70 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.11% +16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £11.78 £18.00 £14.90
90th Percentile £55.63 £52.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £41.53
% change year-on-year -19.54% +4.74% +0.98%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the East of England

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Python in the East of England

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Python in the East of England

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend for Python in the East of England

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Python in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Python in the East of England

Python
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 14 July 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 -7 45 £500 - 62
Hertfordshire +33 36 £463 +2.78% 29
Essex +31 20 £475 -9.52% 8
Suffolk +10 12 £400 -11.11% 3
Norfolk +15 2 £325 -26.14% 2
Bedfordshire +14 2 £500 +5.26% 1
East Anglia -2 1 £500 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 of England region with a requirement for Python.

1 52 (44.44%) Linux
2 35 (29.91%) Java
3 34 (29.06%) AWS
4 28 (23.93%) MySQL
5 24 (20.51%) Docker
6 23 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (19.66%) C
7 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (18.80%) Machine Learning
8 20 (17.09%) Kubernetes
8 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
9 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.24%) Data Science
9 19 (16.24%) Azure
10 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
11 17 (14.53%) DHCP
11 17 (14.53%) HTTP
11 17 (14.53%) Terraform
12 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
12 16 (13.68%) DevOps
12 16 (13.68%) TCP/IP
12 16 (13.68%) HTTPS
12 16 (13.68%) JIRA
13 15 (12.82%) PHP
13 15 (12.82%) Analytics
13 15 (12.82%) Jenkins
13 15 (12.82%) Bash Shell
13 15 (12.82%) Node.js
14 14 (11.97%) C++
14 14 (11.97%) IPv4

Python
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 11 (9.40%) Apache
2 9 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.69%) Confluence
3 7 (5.98%) nginx
3 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.71%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.71%) SAS
5 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.85%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.06%) AWS
2 19 (16.24%) Azure
3 11 (9.40%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (9.40%) Serverless
4 7 (5.98%) GCP
5 5 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (4.27%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (3.42%) Office 365
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (2.56%) AWS IoT
7 3 (2.56%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.71%) Akamai
8 2 (1.71%) GitHub
8 2 (1.71%) SaaS
9 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.53%) DHCP
1 17 (14.53%) HTTP
2 16 (13.68%) HTTPS
2 16 (13.68%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.97%) IPv4
3 14 (11.97%) IPv6
3 14 (11.97%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (11.11%) Wireshark
5 7 (5.98%) Internet
6 4 (3.42%) 802.11
6 4 (3.42%) DNS
6 4 (3.42%) Firewall
6 4 (3.42%) IPsec
6 4 (3.42%) Network Security
6 4 (3.42%) Wireless
7 3 (2.56%) BGP
7 3 (2.56%) EIGRP
7 3 (2.56%) MPLS
7 3 (2.56%) OSPF
7 3 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.93%) MySQL
2 12 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.98%) BigQuery
4 5 (4.27%) Big Data
4 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.42%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.42%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (3.42%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.42%) Spotfire
6 3 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (2.56%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.56%) Power BI
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.71%) GIS
7 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (13.68%) JIRA
2 15 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.97%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.13%) Bitbucket
4 6 (5.13%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.56%) JUnit
5 3 (2.56%) Maven
6 2 (1.71%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.71%) GitLab
6 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.71%) TestRail
7 1 (0.85%) Appium
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.85%) Gatling
7 1 (0.85%) GoCD
7 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.85%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 10 (8.55%) Finance
1 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.27%) Games
2 5 (4.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.42%) Electronics
4 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Local Government
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 49 (41.88%) Developer
2 16 (13.68%) Software Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) C Developer
3 13 (11.11%) Linux Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Python Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Data Scientist
5 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Python Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Embedded C Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Embedded Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.42%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) Node.js
2 14 (11.97%) POSIX
3 13 (11.11%) Yocto
4 11 (9.40%) AngularJS
5 8 (6.84%) LAMP
5 8 (6.84%) Laravel
5 8 (6.84%) Pandas
5 8 (6.84%) React
6 7 (5.98%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (5.98%) XML
7 6 (5.13%) scikit-learn
8 5 (4.27%) Django
8 5 (4.27%) HTML
9 4 (3.42%) 802.1X
9 4 (3.42%) Matplotlib
9 4 (3.42%) Seaborn
9 4 (3.42%) Shiny
10 3 (2.56%) CSS
10 3 (2.56%) Swagger
10 3 (2.56%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.97%) Device Driver
3 7 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.56%) Blog
4 3 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.71%) Verilog
6 1 (0.85%) 3D Printing
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.85%) Optoelectronics
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 7 (5.98%) Unix
4 2 (1.71%) CentOS
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) VMS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (18.80%) Machine Learning
3 20 (17.09%) Software Engineering
4 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.24%) Data Science
5 16 (13.68%) DevOps
5 16 (13.68%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.82%) Analytics
7 11 (9.40%) Scrum
8 9 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (5.98%) Integration Testing
10 7 (5.98%) Kanban
10 7 (5.98%) Mathematics
10 7 (5.98%) Performance Analysis
11 6 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (5.13%) Demand Forecasting
11 6 (5.13%) ETL
11 6 (5.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) Java
2 23 (19.66%) C
3 18 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 15 (12.82%) PHP
5 14 (11.97%) C++
6 11 (9.40%) R
6 11 (9.40%) SQL
7 7 (5.98%) Embedded C
7 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.13%) Perl
9 5 (4.27%) C#
10 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.56%) Go
11 3 (2.56%) Tcl
11 3 (2.56%) VBA
12 2 (1.71%) Cython
12 2 (1.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.40%) Degree
2 6 (5.13%) PhD
3 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.56%) CCNP
4 3 (2.56%) SANS
4 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.71%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.71%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) CCDP
6 1 (0.85%) CCIE
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) LPIC
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
6 1 (0.85%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) AICPA
1 3 (2.56%) COBIT
1 3 (2.56%) NIST
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) HL7
System Software
1 24 (20.51%) Docker
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) Firmware
3 2 (1.71%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.85%) HDFS
4 1 (0.85%) Postfix
4 1 (0.85%) RHEV
4 1 (0.85%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (17.09%) Kubernetes
2 17 (14.53%) Terraform
3 13 (11.11%) Ansible
4 9 (7.69%) Puppet
5 8 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.13%) Packer
7 3 (2.56%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.71%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.71%) vRealize
9 1 (0.85%) Grafana
9 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.85%) Oozie
9 1 (0.85%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.85%) Rancher
9 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) Cisco
2 6 (5.13%) Oracle
2 6 (5.13%) VMware
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.27%) Tableau
4 4 (3.42%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.42%) HP
4 4 (3.42%) Talend
5 3 (2.56%) Juniper
5 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.71%) Altera
6 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.71%) Citrix
6 2 (1.71%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 2 (1.71%) Meraki
6 2 (1.71%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.71%) Tufin
6 2 (1.71%) Xilinx