Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 48 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15 0
Contract jobs citing Python 32 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.78% 1.94% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.38% 5.78% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £395 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +4.03% -
10th Percentile £300 £319 £313
90th Percentile £415 £499 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
East Midlands median hourly rate - £55.60 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +30.82% -

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 341 225 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 40.31% 33.63% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 151 216
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £307 £281 £300
90th Percentile £488 £550 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.58% -
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% +122.22%

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 October 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
Northampton -5 25 £385 +2.67% 3
Python
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 12 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (31.25%) Scala
6 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
6 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (25.00%) Docker
8 7 (21.88%) Ansible
8 7 (21.88%) Apache Spark
8 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
8 7 (21.88%) Data Science
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.88%) SSL
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 6 (18.75%) Banking
9 6 (18.75%) Puppet
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (18.75%) Algorithms
10 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
10 5 (15.63%) Big Data
10 5 (15.63%) Kafka

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 7 (21.88%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) Confluence
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.13%) SAS
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SSL
2 4 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.38%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (15.63%) Big Data
3 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
4 4 (12.50%) HBase
5 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (3.13%) GIS
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.13%) QlikView
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.13%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (3.13%) GitLab
5 1 (3.13%) GoCD
5 1 (3.13%) gulp
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Data Scientist
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Cassandra DBA
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Support
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) J2EE
1 5 (15.63%) Kafka
1 5 (15.63%) Middleware
2 4 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
2 4 (12.50%) TensorFlow
2 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.25%) JDBC
3 2 (6.25%) JNDI
3 2 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Unix
2 13 (40.63%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Data Science
4 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
7 3 (9.38%) High Availability
7 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Task Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
8 2 (6.25%) Statistics
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) Scala
3 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
3 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) R
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Jython
6 2 (6.25%) Korn
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) Go
7 1 (3.13%) Groovy
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) PhD
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (21.88%) Ansible
2 7 (21.88%) Kubernetes
3 6 (18.75%) Puppet
4 5 (15.63%) Control-M
5 4 (12.50%) logstash
5 4 (12.50%) Tivoli
6 3 (9.38%) collectd
6 3 (9.38%) Grafana
6 3 (9.38%) Graphite
6 3 (9.38%) Kibana
7 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
7 2 (6.25%) Consul
7 2 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (6.25%) Terraform
8 1 (3.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
1 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.13%) Civica
2 1 (3.13%) ESRI
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Informatica
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau