Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 34 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 269 259 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.25% 5.48% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.49% 14.81% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 163 118
East of England median daily rate £485 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.12% +3.98% -3.82%
10th Percentile £338 £302 £313
90th Percentile £680 £575 £562
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 37
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.34% +8.33% +4.00%
10th Percentile £16.18 £29.50 £32.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £50.00 £48.30
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.63 £41.00
% change year-on-year +8.09% +1.54% +8.61%

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 1,631 1,749 1,820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.89% 37.04% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 1,065 1,061
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £588 £563 £563
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 67 120
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.23 £16.40 £29.85
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.00 £52.89
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.82% - +10.67%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +2 174 £500 +17.65% 244
Hertfordshire -6 41 £450 +9.09% 52
Essex -2 22 £525 +0.10% 15
Suffolk -1 15 £450 +5.88% 5
Bedfordshire -12 9 £481 +4.05% 11
Norfolk -4 5 £440 -15.38% 3
East Anglia +12 2 - - 13
Python
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 114 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (39.78%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (32.71%) DevOps
4 85 (31.60%) Java
5 81 (30.11%) Linux
6 72 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (25.28%) SQL
8 55 (20.45%) Docker
9 54 (20.07%) Jenkins
9 54 (20.07%) Git (software)
10 52 (19.33%) Analytics
11 50 (18.59%) Algorithms
11 50 (18.59%) Computer Science
11 50 (18.59%) Software Engineering
12 43 (15.99%) Scrum
12 43 (15.99%) Continuous Delivery
12 43 (15.99%) Data Science
13 40 (14.87%) Open Source
14 38 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (14.13%) Test Automation
14 38 (14.13%) Workflow
15 37 (13.75%) Ansible
15 37 (13.75%) Machine Learning
16 35 (13.01%) Visualisation
16 35 (13.01%) R
17 34 (12.64%) AWS CloudFormation
18 32 (11.90%) JavaScript
19 30 (11.15%) Configuration Management
19 30 (11.15%) Apache Spark
20 29 (10.78%) Big Data

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 30 (11.15%) Apache Spark
2 9 (3.35%) Confluence
3 8 (2.97%) Apache
4 7 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.60%) Jupyter
5 6 (2.23%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.12%) nginx
7 3 (1.12%) SAS
7 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
9 1 (0.37%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.37%) Mule
Applications
1 9 (3.35%) Maya
2 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.23%) Blender
3 6 (2.23%) ZBrush
4 1 (0.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Actimize
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 107 (39.78%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (12.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 26 (9.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 20 (7.43%) Amazon EMR
6 18 (6.69%) Amazon S3
7 17 (6.32%) GitHub
7 17 (6.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (5.95%) Serverless
9 15 (5.58%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (5.58%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (4.46%) Amazon ECS
11 11 (4.09%) Power Platform
12 7 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (2.23%) SaaS
14 5 (1.86%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (1.49%) IaaS
15 4 (1.49%) PaaS
16 3 (1.12%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) Wireless
2 7 (2.60%) Internet
3 6 (2.23%) WAN
4 5 (1.86%) Firewall
4 5 (1.86%) LAN
4 5 (1.86%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.49%) Broadband
5 4 (1.49%) DHCP
6 3 (1.12%) BGP
6 3 (1.12%) DNS
6 3 (1.12%) EIGRP
6 3 (1.12%) GLBP
6 3 (1.12%) HTTP
6 3 (1.12%) IGRP
6 3 (1.12%) MPLS
6 3 (1.12%) Multicast
6 3 (1.12%) OSPF
6 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.78%) Big Data
2 24 (8.92%) MySQL
3 21 (7.81%) Amazon Redshift
4 19 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 19 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (6.69%) Hadoop
6 16 (5.95%) Apache Hive
7 14 (5.20%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.09%) Power BI
9 10 (3.72%) Amazon Aurora
10 9 (3.35%) Data Lake
11 6 (2.23%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.86%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.86%) Spark SQL
13 4 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
13 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (20.07%) Git (software)
1 54 (20.07%) Jenkins
2 27 (10.04%) JIRA
3 18 (6.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (3.35%) Artifactory
4 9 (3.35%) Selenium
5 7 (2.60%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.60%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.23%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.86%) Hudson
7 5 (1.86%) Mocha
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.86%) Subversion
8 4 (1.49%) Maven
8 4 (1.49%) Zephyr
9 3 (1.12%) GitLab
9 3 (1.12%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (7.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (3.35%) Law
3 8 (2.97%) Retail
3 8 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.23%) Finance
5 2 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Avionics
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (26.02%) Developer
2 35 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (12.64%) Python Developer
4 30 (11.15%) Data Engineer
5 27 (10.04%) Software Engineer
6 21 (7.81%) Python Engineer
7 20 (7.43%) AWS Developer
8 18 (6.69%) Architect
9 14 (5.20%) Analyst
10 12 (4.46%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.46%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.72%) Data Analytics Engineer
12 9 (3.35%) Consultant
12 9 (3.35%) Data Scientist
13 8 (2.97%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.60%) AWS Engineer
14 7 (2.60%) C Developer
15 6 (2.23%) Cloud Engineer
15 6 (2.23%) Senior Software Developer
16 5 (1.86%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.29%) Web Services
2 12 (4.46%) JSON
2 12 (4.46%) Pandas
2 12 (4.46%) XML
3 10 (3.72%) Kafka
4 9 (3.35%) Flask
4 9 (3.35%) HTML
4 9 (3.35%) React
5 8 (2.97%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.97%) REST
6 7 (2.60%) Django
6 7 (2.60%) Node.js
6 7 (2.60%) RESTful
6 7 (2.60%) SciPy
7 6 (2.23%) Apache Avro
7 6 (2.23%) CSS
7 6 (2.23%) TensorFlow
8 5 (1.86%) .NET
8 5 (1.86%) NumPy
8 5 (1.86%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.59%) Algorithms
2 18 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.20%) Life Science
4 13 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.09%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (2.23%) Animation
7 6 (2.23%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.86%) Wiki
9 4 (1.49%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.49%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.12%) PKI
11 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.74%) TM Forum
12 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.37%) HoloLens
12 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (30.11%) Linux
2 29 (10.78%) Unix
3 28 (10.41%) Windows
4 6 (2.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.74%) AIX
6 2 (0.74%) CentOS
6 2 (0.74%) Debian
6 2 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (42.38%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (32.71%) DevOps
3 72 (26.77%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (19.33%) Analytics
5 50 (18.59%) Computer Science
5 50 (18.59%) Software Engineering
6 43 (15.99%) Continuous Delivery
6 43 (15.99%) Data Science
6 43 (15.99%) Scrum
7 40 (14.87%) Open Source
8 38 (14.13%) Test Automation
8 38 (14.13%) Workflow
9 37 (13.75%) Machine Learning
10 35 (13.01%) Visualisation
11 30 (11.15%) Configuration Management
12 29 (10.78%) OO
13 27 (10.04%) Memory Management
13 27 (10.04%) OOD
14 26 (9.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 25 (9.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 85 (31.60%) Java
2 68 (25.28%) SQL
3 35 (13.01%) R
4 32 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 29 (10.78%) C
6 22 (8.18%) C++
7 21 (7.81%) Perl
8 20 (7.43%) Ruby
9 18 (6.69%) Bash Shell
10 17 (6.32%) Scala
11 14 (5.20%) PowerShell
12 11 (4.09%) Groovy
12 11 (4.09%) PHP
13 10 (3.72%) Shell Script
14 9 (3.35%) VBScript
15 6 (2.23%) Go
16 5 (1.86%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.86%) C#
17 4 (1.49%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (10.78%) Degree
2 18 (6.69%) PhD
3 15 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (4.46%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.35%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.23%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.86%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.72%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.12%) GxP
3 2 (0.74%) HL7
3 2 (0.74%) OASIS TOSCA
3 2 (0.74%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.74%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) MISRA
System Software
1 55 (20.45%) Docker
2 5 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Ceph
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) HDFS
4 1 (0.37%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (13.75%) Ansible
2 26 (9.67%) Kubernetes
3 22 (8.18%) Puppet
4 16 (5.95%) Terraform
5 15 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.23%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (2.23%) Salt
7 3 (1.12%) Rancher
8 2 (0.74%) Grafana
8 2 (0.74%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.37%) Nessus
9 1 (0.37%) Nmap
9 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.37%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 17 (6.32%) Oracle
2 15 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.09%) Databricks
3 11 (4.09%) Talend
4 9 (3.35%) VMware
5 8 (2.97%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.60%) Perforce
7 6 (2.23%) SAP
7 6 (2.23%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.23%) Splunk
8 5 (1.86%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.86%) Cisco
9 4 (1.49%) Citrix
9 4 (1.49%) F5
9 4 (1.49%) Google
9 4 (1.49%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.12%) Arista
10 3 (1.12%) NetApp
11 2 (0.74%) Juniper