Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 29 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 260 286 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.12% 6.06% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.61% 15.71% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 147 89
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.47% +10.88%
10th Percentile £275 £325 £315
90th Percentile £633 £600 £554
England median daily rate £525 £525 £478
% change year-on-year - +9.83% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 44 22
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.92% +6.00%
10th Percentile £13.75 £36.98 £32.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,565 1,820 1,749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.82% 38.57% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1,040 1,045
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £303 £294 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 109 124
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.50 £41.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.23% +0.76% +5.61%
10th Percentile £13.95 £18.25 £29.10
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.50 £52.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 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
Cambridgeshire +4 160 £450 +15.38% 278
Hertfordshire -13 41 £363 -22.87% 65
Essex 0 28 £516 +2.23% 13
Bedfordshire -1 15 £450 -10.00% 8
Suffolk -11 9 £338 -26.63% 15
Norfolk +10 5 £440 -26.67% 4
East Anglia - 2 - - 6
Python
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 125 (48.08%) Linux
2 97 (37.31%) DevOps
3 79 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (29.62%) Java
5 76 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
6 68 (26.15%) Jenkins
6 68 (26.15%) Perl
7 60 (23.08%) Ruby
8 59 (22.69%) Ansible
9 58 (22.31%) Test Automation
10 54 (20.77%) Git (software)
11 53 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (20.00%) Docker
13 46 (17.69%) Bash Shell
14 45 (17.31%) SQL
15 44 (16.92%) Puppet
16 43 (16.54%) Unix
17 42 (16.15%) JavaScript
18 41 (15.77%) JIRA
18 41 (15.77%) Kubernetes
19 37 (14.23%) Software Engineering
20 36 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
21 35 (13.46%) C
21 35 (13.46%) OO
22 33 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
23 32 (12.31%) Computer Science
24 31 (11.92%) C++
24 31 (11.92%) Configuration Management
24 31 (11.92%) Scrum
24 31 (11.92%) Terraform

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 20 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 18 (6.92%) Apache
3 14 (5.38%) Confluence
3 14 (5.38%) nginx
4 11 (4.23%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.69%) SAS
5 7 (2.69%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.31%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.54%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.54%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.77%) IIS
8 2 (0.77%) JBoss
8 2 (0.77%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Mule
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.69%) Maya
2 5 (1.92%) Blender
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.92%) ZBrush
3 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.38%) HipChat
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.38%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.38%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 76 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (7.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 19 (7.31%) GitHub
4 14 (5.38%) Amazon S3
5 11 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (3.46%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (3.46%) Serverless
8 8 (3.08%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (3.08%) Amazon Glacier
8 8 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.92%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (1.54%) Office 365
12 3 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.00%) Wireless
2 17 (6.54%) DNS
3 15 (5.77%) Firewall
4 14 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (3.85%) Bluetooth
7 9 (3.46%) DHCP
7 9 (3.46%) HTTP
7 9 (3.46%) Internet
7 9 (3.46%) Unicast
7 9 (3.46%) WLAN
8 6 (2.31%) 4G
8 6 (2.31%) 5G
8 6 (2.31%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.92%) 3GPP
9 5 (1.92%) LAN
9 5 (1.92%) LTE
9 5 (1.92%) SNMP
9 5 (1.92%) VLAN
9 5 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.15%) MongoDB
2 23 (8.85%) Hadoop
2 23 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.08%) Big Data
3 21 (8.08%) MySQL
4 15 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (4.23%) Apache Hive
6 11 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.08%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (1.54%) HBase
10 4 (1.54%) Impala
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.54%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 68 (26.15%) Jenkins
2 54 (20.77%) Git (software)
3 41 (15.77%) JIRA
4 17 (6.54%) Selenium
5 12 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (4.62%) Vagrant
6 10 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.46%) Subversion
8 8 (3.08%) Artifactory
8 8 (3.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.69%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.31%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.31%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.92%) Ant
11 5 (1.92%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.92%) Hudson
12 4 (1.54%) GDB
12 4 (1.54%) JUnit
12 4 (1.54%) Valgrind
General
1 22 (8.46%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.85%) Electronics
4 7 (2.69%) Finance
5 4 (1.54%) Law
5 4 (1.54%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.77%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.38%) Advertising
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (24.23%) Developer
2 58 (22.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 22 (8.46%) Python Developer
5 20 (7.69%) Python Engineer
5 20 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 14 (5.38%) Architect
7 12 (4.62%) Analyst
8 11 (4.23%) AWS Developer
8 11 (4.23%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 9 (3.46%) Embedded Engineer
9 9 (3.46%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.08%) AWS Architect
10 8 (3.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.08%) Data Engineer
10 8 (3.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 8 (3.08%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.08%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.31%) HTML
2 16 (6.15%) Node.js
2 16 (6.15%) XML
3 14 (5.38%) LAMP
4 12 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 12 (4.62%) LAPP Stack
4 12 (4.62%) LEMP Stack
5 9 (3.46%) Kafka
5 9 (3.46%) Web Services
5 9 (3.46%) YAML
6 8 (3.08%) Gherkin
6 8 (3.08%) JSON
6 8 (3.08%) React
6 8 (3.08%) REST
7 6 (2.31%) HTML5
8 5 (1.92%) .NET
8 5 (1.92%) CSS
8 5 (1.92%) SOAP
9 4 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
9 4 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) Algorithms
2 17 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.00%) PKI
5 10 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (2.69%) Wiki
7 5 (1.92%) Animation
7 5 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.54%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.54%) Life Science
8 4 (1.54%) Smart City
9 3 (1.15%) CMDB
9 3 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.15%) Fintech
9 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.15%) RIA
10 2 (0.77%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.77%) TM Forum
10 2 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (48.08%) Linux
2 43 (16.54%) Unix
3 30 (11.54%) Windows
4 12 (4.62%) CentOS
5 8 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (2.69%) Solaris
7 4 (1.54%) Android
7 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.77%) Fedora
10 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (37.31%) DevOps
2 79 (30.38%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (22.31%) Test Automation
4 53 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (14.23%) Software Engineering
6 35 (13.46%) OO
7 33 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (12.31%) Computer Science
9 31 (11.92%) Configuration Management
9 31 (11.92%) Scrum
10 30 (11.54%) Open Source
11 26 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 23 (8.85%) Workflow
13 22 (8.46%) Data Science
14 16 (6.15%) Memory Management
14 16 (6.15%) OOD
15 15 (5.77%) Machine Learning
15 15 (5.77%) Mathematics
16 14 (5.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 12 (4.62%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 77 (29.62%) Java
2 68 (26.15%) Perl
3 60 (23.08%) Ruby
4 46 (17.69%) Bash Shell
5 45 (17.31%) SQL
6 42 (16.15%) JavaScript
7 35 (13.46%) C
8 31 (11.92%) C++
9 22 (8.46%) C#
10 18 (6.92%) PowerShell
11 14 (5.38%) Shell Script
12 13 (5.00%) Go
13 12 (4.62%) R
14 6 (2.31%) Embedded C
14 6 (2.31%) Scala
14 6 (2.31%) VBScript
15 5 (1.92%) Groovy
16 4 (1.54%) Haskell
16 4 (1.54%) PHP
16 4 (1.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 18 (6.92%) Degree
2 12 (4.62%) AWS Certification
3 10 (3.85%) PhD
3 10 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) CCNP
7 2 (0.77%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.38%) GIAC
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.15%) MISRA
4 2 (0.77%) GDPR
4 2 (0.77%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.38%) CDISC
5 1 (0.38%) GCP
System Software
1 52 (20.00%) Docker
2 20 (7.69%) Firmware
3 15 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.46%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.69%) Apache Flume
6 6 (2.31%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.92%) HDFS
7 5 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.54%) KVM
8 4 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.54%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.77%) Squid
10 1 (0.38%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 1 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 59 (22.69%) Ansible
2 44 (16.92%) Puppet
3 41 (15.77%) Kubernetes
4 36 (13.85%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (11.92%) Terraform
6 24 (9.23%) Salt
7 14 (5.38%) Nagios
8 12 (4.62%) ZABBIX
9 11 (4.23%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (3.08%) Grafana
11 5 (1.92%) Oozie
12 3 (1.15%) Kibana
13 2 (0.77%) Ambari
13 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.77%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.77%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.38%) Mesos
14 1 (0.38%) Rancher
14 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (8.46%) Red Hat
1 22 (8.46%) VMware
2 18 (6.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.92%) Oracle
3 16 (6.15%) NetApp
4 12 (4.62%) CheckPoint
5 8 (3.08%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco
6 5 (1.92%) Google
6 5 (1.92%) Hortonworks
6 5 (1.92%) Perforce
6 5 (1.92%) Talend
7 4 (1.54%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.54%) Wonderware
8 3 (1.15%) Adobe
8 3 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.15%) SAP
8 3 (1.15%) Sybase
9 2 (0.77%) IBM
9 2 (0.77%) Tableau