Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 278 300 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.54% 5.86% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.57% 15.09% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 154 64
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.58% +6.88%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 48 22
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.40% +1.61%
10th Percentile £33.00 £36.25 £32.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.88 £46.65
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.24% +0.32%

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 1,908 1,988 1,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.01% 38.84% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,108 1,134
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £285 £234
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 134 132
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.45 £15.89 £27.66
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £53.63
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.74%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 0 148 £425 +13.33% 253
Hertfordshire -15 48 £450 -1.37% 44
Essex -2 31 £538 +6.44% 13
Bedfordshire +13 30 £475 -1.04% 8
Suffolk -1 13 £425 -7.10% 7
Norfolk -4 5 £463 -15.91% 13
East Anglia - 3 £475 - 10
Python
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 140 (50.36%) Linux
2 96 (34.53%) Java
2 96 (34.53%) DevOps
3 86 (30.94%) Perl
4 79 (28.42%) Jenkins
5 73 (26.26%) Ansible
6 69 (24.82%) Amazon AWS
7 65 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (22.30%) Ruby
9 58 (20.86%) Test Automation
10 55 (19.78%) Git (software)
11 54 (19.42%) Bash Shell
12 53 (19.06%) C
13 50 (17.99%) Docker
14 49 (17.63%) Puppet
15 47 (16.91%) JavaScript
16 46 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (16.19%) C++
18 39 (14.03%) JIRA
19 38 (13.67%) SQL
20 36 (12.95%) Configuration Management
20 36 (12.95%) Hadoop
21 35 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
21 35 (12.59%) Unix
22 34 (12.23%) Terraform
23 33 (11.87%) Software Engineering
24 32 (11.51%) Wireless
25 30 (10.79%) Red Hat
26 28 (10.07%) Kubernetes
27 27 (9.71%) Problem-Solving

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 25 (8.99%) Apache
2 23 (8.27%) Apache Spark
3 21 (7.55%) OpenStack
4 17 (6.12%) nginx
5 11 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.88%) Confluence
7 6 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.44%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.44%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
9 3 (1.08%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.08%) CMS
9 3 (1.08%) JBoss
9 3 (1.08%) Luigi
9 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.72%) Jetty
10 2 (0.72%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) 3ds Max
1 3 (1.08%) Maya
1 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.72%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.36%) HipChat
3 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 69 (24.82%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.91%) GitHub
3 16 (5.76%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (5.40%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (4.68%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (1.44%) Office 365
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.08%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.72%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.72%) SaaS
11 2 (0.72%) Serverless
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.72%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.51%) Wireless
2 18 (6.47%) Firewall
2 18 (6.47%) Wi-Fi
3 15 (5.40%) DNS
3 15 (5.40%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.04%) WLAN
5 13 (4.68%) Bluetooth
6 10 (3.60%) HTTP
7 9 (3.24%) Unicast
8 8 (2.88%) DHCP
9 7 (2.52%) BGP
9 7 (2.52%) Internet
9 7 (2.52%) LAN
10 6 (2.16%) SSL
10 6 (2.16%) VLAN
11 5 (1.80%) 3GPP
11 5 (1.80%) 4G
11 5 (1.80%) 5G
11 5 (1.80%) LTE
11 5 (1.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.95%) Hadoop
2 26 (9.35%) Big Data
3 24 (8.63%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.55%) MySQL
5 20 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.40%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (4.68%) Amazon Redshift
8 12 (4.32%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.96%) Amazon Athena
9 11 (3.96%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.60%) NoSQL
11 8 (2.88%) Impala
12 7 (2.52%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.52%) Relational Database
13 6 (2.16%) Apache Kudu
13 6 (2.16%) OLTP
14 5 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (28.42%) Jenkins
2 55 (19.78%) Git (software)
3 39 (14.03%) JIRA
4 19 (6.83%) TeamCity
5 17 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (5.40%) Subversion
7 13 (4.68%) Vagrant
8 12 (4.32%) GitLab
8 12 (4.32%) Selenium
9 7 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.16%) Artifactory
10 6 (2.16%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.80%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.80%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.80%) Hudson
11 5 (1.80%) Mocha
12 4 (1.44%) GDB
12 4 (1.44%) Valgrind
General
1 18 (6.47%) Electronics
2 16 (5.76%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.96%) Retail
4 9 (3.24%) Law
5 7 (2.52%) Finance
5 7 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.08%) Games
6 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (23.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (20.50%) Developer
3 28 (10.07%) Python Engineer
4 25 (8.99%) Test Engineer
5 20 (7.19%) AWS Engineer
6 19 (6.83%) Software Engineer
7 18 (6.47%) Python Developer
8 16 (5.76%) Data Engineer
9 13 (4.68%) Analyst
10 11 (3.96%) Architect
10 11 (3.96%) Big Data Engineer
11 10 (3.60%) Java Developer
11 10 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
12 9 (3.24%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (3.24%) Data Scientist
12 9 (3.24%) Embedded Engineer
12 9 (3.24%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 8 (2.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.83%) XML
2 17 (6.12%) HTML
2 17 (6.12%) Node.js
3 15 (5.40%) LAMP
4 13 (4.68%) AngularJS
5 12 (4.32%) LAPP Stack
5 12 (4.32%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (4.32%) React
6 8 (2.88%) Kafka
7 7 (2.52%) .NET
7 7 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (2.52%) REST
7 7 (2.52%) Spring
7 7 (2.52%) YAML
8 6 (2.16%) J2EE
8 6 (2.16%) SOAP
9 5 (1.80%) JSON
9 5 (1.80%) Web Services
10 4 (1.44%) Middleware
10 4 (1.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.68%) PKI
3 12 (4.32%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.08%) Fintech
9 3 (1.08%) FMCG
9 3 (1.08%) Life Science
9 3 (1.08%) LIMS
9 3 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
9 3 (1.08%) Wiki
10 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 140 (50.36%) Linux
2 35 (12.59%) Unix
3 24 (8.63%) Windows
4 18 (6.47%) CentOS
4 18 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.52%) Android
6 6 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.80%) Solaris
8 3 (1.08%) Fedora
9 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.72%) Debian
9 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.36%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.53%) DevOps
2 65 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (20.86%) Test Automation
4 46 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (12.95%) Configuration Management
6 33 (11.87%) Software Engineering
7 27 (9.71%) OO
7 27 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (8.99%) Data Science
9 19 (6.83%) ITIL
9 19 (6.83%) Mathematics
9 19 (6.83%) Open Source
10 16 (5.76%) Deployment Automation
11 15 (5.40%) Test Scripting
12 14 (5.04%) Analytics
12 14 (5.04%) SDLC
13 13 (4.68%) Scrum
14 12 (4.32%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (3.96%) Continuous Deployment
16 10 (3.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 96 (34.53%) Java
2 86 (30.94%) Perl
3 62 (22.30%) Ruby
4 54 (19.42%) Bash Shell
5 53 (19.06%) C
6 47 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 45 (16.19%) C++
8 38 (13.67%) SQL
9 20 (7.19%) C#
10 16 (5.76%) Go
11 15 (5.40%) Scala
12 13 (4.68%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.96%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.60%) PHP
15 8 (2.88%) Embedded C
16 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.44%) R
16 4 (1.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 3 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (6.47%) Degree
2 10 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.52%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.16%) CCNA
5 5 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.44%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.44%) CCNP
6 4 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.72%) PhD
8 1 (0.36%) CISSP
8 1 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.36%) GIAC
8 1 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.36%) MCSE
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.36%) SANS
8 1 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) GDPR
2 3 (1.08%) MISRA
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.36%) CDISC
4 1 (0.36%) GCP
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (17.99%) Docker
2 23 (8.27%) Firmware
3 15 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.88%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.16%) Apache Flume
5 6 (2.16%) HDFS
5 6 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.44%) KVM
6 4 (1.44%) VirtualBox
7 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.72%) Xen
9 1 (0.36%) Ceph
9 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.36%) LXC
9 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 73 (26.26%) Ansible
2 49 (17.63%) Puppet
3 35 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (12.23%) Terraform
5 28 (10.07%) Kubernetes
6 19 (6.83%) Salt
7 15 (5.40%) Nagios
8 12 (4.32%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.16%) Oozie
10 5 (1.80%) Grafana
11 4 (1.44%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.08%) Kibana
12 3 (1.08%) Rancher
13 2 (0.72%) Mesos
13 2 (0.72%) Nmap
13 2 (0.72%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.72%) rkt
14 1 (0.36%) HP ALM
14 1 (0.36%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (10.79%) Red Hat
2 25 (8.99%) VMware
3 17 (6.12%) Atlassian
3 17 (6.12%) NetApp
4 13 (4.68%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.68%) Oracle
5 12 (4.32%) CheckPoint
6 11 (3.96%) Cisco
7 7 (2.52%) Google
8 5 (1.80%) Adobe
9 4 (1.44%) Arista
9 4 (1.44%) Perforce
9 4 (1.44%) SAP
10 3 (1.08%) Sybase
11 2 (0.72%) HP
11 2 (0.72%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.72%) Informatica
11 2 (0.72%) Juniper
11 2 (0.72%) Sophos
11 2 (0.72%) webMethods