Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +34
Contract jobs citing Python 259 260 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.46% 5.58% 3.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.78% 14.28% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 117 86
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +9.68%
10th Percentile £302 £313 £310
90th Percentile £575 £562 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 21
East of England median hourly rate £42.25 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.96% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £29.50 £32.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.38 £46.07
England median hourly rate £41.77 £41.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +1.87% +8.61% -2.58%

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 1,752 1,821 1,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.95% 39.06% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,067 1,057 1,050
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £250
90th Percentile £563 £563 £523
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 120 123
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £16.43 £27.58 £21.50
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.89 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Python as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in the East of England

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in the East of England

Python
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 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in the East of England

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor 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 19 July 2018. 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 +2 105 £425 +6.25% 181
Hertfordshire -17 45 £413 -2.94% 39
Bedfordshire +12 42 £475 - 3
Suffolk +9 30 £425 +15.25% 5
Essex +10 22 £525 -0.10% 9
Norfolk +8 11 £520 +6.67% 8
East Anglia - 4 £475 - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 101 (39.00%) Linux
2 97 (37.45%) Java
3 75 (28.96%) DevOps
4 70 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
5 64 (24.71%) SQL
6 60 (23.17%) Perl
6 60 (23.17%) Ansible
7 55 (21.24%) C++
8 51 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (19.69%) Ruby
8 51 (19.69%) Jenkins
9 48 (18.53%) Big Data
10 46 (17.76%) Git (software)
11 45 (17.37%) Bash Shell
12 44 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (16.60%) Hadoop
13 43 (16.60%) Data Science
14 41 (15.83%) Apache Spark
14 41 (15.83%) Test Automation
15 39 (15.06%) C
15 39 (15.06%) Software Engineering
16 36 (13.90%) JIRA
17 34 (13.13%) Puppet
18 33 (12.74%) Open Source
18 33 (12.74%) OO
18 33 (12.74%) Configuration Management
19 32 (12.36%) Docker
20 31 (11.97%) R
20 31 (11.97%) C#
21 30 (11.58%) HTML

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 41 (15.83%) Apache Spark
2 16 (6.18%) Apache
3 12 (4.63%) Confluence
4 9 (3.47%) Luigi
5 8 (3.09%) Apache Airflow
5 8 (3.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (2.70%) OpenStack
7 6 (2.32%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.54%) nginx
10 3 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.77%) JBoss
11 2 (0.77%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.77%) SAS
12 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.39%) CMS
12 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.77%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.77%) Maya
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.42%) GitHub
3 25 (9.65%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (9.27%) Amazon EMR
5 21 (8.11%) Amazon Kinesis
5 21 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (2.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.93%) Akamai
8 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.16%) Route 53
9 3 (1.16%) Stackdriver
9 3 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.16%) vREST
10 2 (0.77%) G Suite
10 2 (0.77%) PaaS
10 2 (0.77%) Slack
11 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.39%) Office 365
11 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.41%) Firewall
2 14 (5.41%) SSL
2 14 (5.41%) Wireless
3 13 (5.02%) HTTP
4 12 (4.63%) DNS
5 10 (3.86%) BGP
6 6 (2.32%) IPv6
6 6 (2.32%) VXLAN
6 6 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.93%) Network Security
8 4 (1.54%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.16%) DHCP
9 3 (1.16%) Internet
9 3 (1.16%) LAN
10 2 (0.77%) IPFIX
10 2 (0.77%) Junos
10 2 (0.77%) OpenFlow
10 2 (0.77%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.53%) Big Data
2 43 (16.60%) Hadoop
3 27 (10.42%) Amazon RDS
3 27 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (8.49%) Amazon Athena
5 21 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 19 (7.34%) NoSQL
7 17 (6.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (5.41%) Apache Hive
8 14 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.41%) MySQL
9 13 (5.02%) SQL Server
10 12 (4.63%) Relational Database
11 11 (4.25%) MongoDB
12 8 (3.09%) Impala
13 6 (2.32%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.93%) Apache Kudu
14 5 (1.93%) OLTP
14 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (19.69%) Jenkins
2 46 (17.76%) Git (software)
3 36 (13.90%) JIRA
4 18 (6.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (5.79%) TeamCity
6 13 (5.02%) GitLab
6 13 (5.02%) Selenium
7 10 (3.86%) Subversion
8 8 (3.09%) Artifactory
8 8 (3.09%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.70%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.32%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.93%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.54%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.16%) JBehave
13 3 (1.16%) JUnit
13 3 (1.16%) LabVIEW
13 3 (1.16%) Mocha
13 3 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 17 (6.56%) Retail
2 14 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.63%) Finance
4 9 (3.47%) Electronics
5 8 (3.09%) Law
6 3 (1.16%) Automotive
6 3 (1.16%) Games
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (18.92%) Developer
2 46 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (13.90%) AWS Engineer
4 28 (10.81%) Data Engineer
5 25 (9.65%) Big Data Engineer
6 20 (7.72%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.56%) Data Scientist
8 16 (6.18%) Python Developer
9 15 (5.79%) Test Engineer
10 12 (4.63%) Architect
10 12 (4.63%) Python Engineer
10 12 (4.63%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.25%) Analyst
12 10 (3.86%) Administrator
12 10 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.47%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.47%) Network Engineer
14 7 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (2.70%) Consultant
14 7 (2.70%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.58%) HTML
2 24 (9.27%) CSS
3 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (5.02%) MLlib
5 9 (3.47%) Kafka
6 8 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (3.09%) Node.js
7 7 (2.70%) .NET
7 7 (2.70%) Web Services
7 7 (2.70%) XML
8 5 (1.93%) React
8 5 (1.93%) RESTful
8 5 (1.93%) Spring
9 4 (1.54%) Django
9 4 (1.54%) TensorFlow
9 4 (1.54%) YAML
10 3 (1.16%) Ajax
10 3 (1.16%) JSON
10 3 (1.16%) JSP
10 3 (1.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.63%) Algorithms
2 12 (4.63%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.32%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.54%) NHS
5 4 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.16%) ASIC
6 3 (1.16%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.16%) FMCG
6 3 (1.16%) Replication
7 2 (0.77%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.77%) Fintech
7 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (39.00%) Linux
2 20 (7.72%) Windows
3 19 (7.34%) Unix
4 18 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.02%) CentOS
6 6 (2.32%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.54%) Debian
8 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.77%) DC/OS
9 2 (0.77%) VMS
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Fedora
10 1 (0.39%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.39%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.96%) DevOps
2 51 (19.69%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.99%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (16.60%) Data Science
5 41 (15.83%) Test Automation
6 39 (15.06%) Software Engineering
7 33 (12.74%) Configuration Management
7 33 (12.74%) OO
7 33 (12.74%) Open Source
8 21 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (7.72%) Analytics
9 20 (7.72%) Deployment Automation
10 18 (6.95%) Machine Learning
11 16 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.79%) Customer Requirements
12 15 (5.79%) Validation
13 14 (5.41%) ETL
13 14 (5.41%) Predictive Modelling
13 14 (5.41%) Software Delivery
13 14 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (37.45%) Java
2 64 (24.71%) SQL
3 60 (23.17%) Perl
4 55 (21.24%) C++
5 51 (19.69%) Ruby
6 45 (17.37%) Bash Shell
7 39 (15.06%) C
8 31 (11.97%) C#
8 31 (11.97%) R
9 30 (11.58%) Scala
10 20 (7.72%) JavaScript
11 16 (6.18%) PowerShell
12 13 (5.02%) PHP
13 9 (3.47%) Go
14 8 (3.09%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.32%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.93%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.54%) VBA
18 3 (1.16%) JSX
19 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (8.11%) Degree
2 12 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.93%) CCNP
5 5 (1.93%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.54%) CCNA
6 4 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.54%) PhD
7 3 (1.16%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.77%) RHCE
9 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.32%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.77%) ARP4754
3 2 (0.77%) PMO
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.39%) MISRA
System Software
1 32 (12.36%) Docker
2 8 (3.09%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.93%) Firmware
3 5 (1.93%) HDFS
4 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.39%) Ceph
5 1 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.39%) LXC
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 60 (23.17%) Ansible
2 34 (13.13%) Puppet
3 24 (9.27%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (8.11%) Terraform
5 13 (5.02%) Kubernetes
6 8 (3.09%) Salt
7 6 (2.32%) Oozie
7 6 (2.32%) Rancher
8 5 (1.93%) Kibana
8 5 (1.93%) logstash
8 5 (1.93%) Nagios
9 3 (1.16%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.16%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.77%) Consul
10 2 (0.77%) Grafana
10 2 (0.77%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.77%) Nmap
10 2 (0.77%) rkt
11 1 (0.39%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (9.27%) Atlassian
1 24 (9.27%) Oracle
2 11 (4.25%) Cisco
2 11 (4.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.25%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.86%) Google
4 7 (2.70%) Arista
5 6 (2.32%) VMware
6 5 (1.93%) F5
6 5 (1.93%) Percona
6 5 (1.93%) SAP
7 4 (1.54%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.54%) Juniper
7 4 (1.54%) New Relic
7 4 (1.54%) Splunk
7 4 (1.54%) Tableau
8 3 (1.16%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.16%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.77%) Sophos