Period
to 13 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 13 November 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 39 49
Rank change year-on-year +11 +10 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 14 33 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.58% 3.85% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.97% 10.19% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 7
Northamptonshire median daily rate £488 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.64% +6.00% +0.67%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £319
90th Percentile £563 £528 £480
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £55.60

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 117 324 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 38.24% 37.76% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 244 158
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -7.74% -
10th Percentile £263 £305 £281
90th Percentile £500 £525 £541
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 - £10.59
10th Percentile £16.20 - £10.29
90th Percentile £43.98 - £12.18
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +20.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Northamptonshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Northamptonshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Northamptonshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Northamptonshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 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
Northampton +9 4 £488 +26.62% 1
Corby - 3 - - 1
Kettering - 2 £360 - 1
Python
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 10 (71.43%) AWS
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Puppet
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (50.00%) Ansible
3 7 (50.00%) Docker
3 7 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 6 (42.86%) Terraform
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (28.57%) Salt
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (28.57%) ERP
6 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) Confluence
7 3 (21.43%) Node.js

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 3 (21.43%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) AWS
2 5 (35.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon S3
3 3 (21.43%) Datadog
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (14.29%) Amazon SageMaker
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (14.29%) Azure
4 2 (14.29%) Serverless
5 1 (7.14%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.14%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) GitLab
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Protractor
2 3 (21.43%) Robot Framework
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Public Sector
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) React
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Blog
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) ERP
4 4 (28.57%) OO
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Chaos Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (21.43%) DevSecOps
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) B2B
6 2 (14.29%) Conversational UI
6 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 2 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Ansible
1 7 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Terraform
3 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Salt
4 3 (21.43%) Consul
4 3 (21.43%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) New Relic
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore