The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 75 123 94
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -29
Contract jobs citing Python 65 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.21% 0.18% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.01% 0.68% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 4 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £325 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £219 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £388 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Python
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
811 732 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.60% 26.08% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 382 301
Average daily rate £360 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 67
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £29.32 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Berkshire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +32 37 £400 +14.28% 9
Bracknell - 6 £338 - 1
Slough 0 3 £700 +115.38% 5
Newbury -7 1 - -
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.14%) Perl
3 41 (34.75%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.75%) Linux
4 39 (33.05%) Java
5 36 (30.51%) HTML
6 31 (26.27%) SQL
7 30 (25.42%) CSS
8 28 (23.73%) C++
9 27 (22.88%) Django
10 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
10 26 (22.03%) TDD
11 22 (18.64%) Ruby
11 22 (18.64%) PHP
11 22 (18.64%) Oracle
11 22 (18.64%) UNIX
11 22 (18.64%) RDBMS
11 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
12 20 (16.95%) REST
13 18 (15.25%) Sass
13 18 (15.25%) User Experience
13 18 (15.25%) OOP
14 17 (14.41%) Internet
15 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
16 15 (12.71%) JSON
17 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
17 14 (11.86%) Scrum
17 14 (11.86%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (11.02%) DevOps
18 13 (11.02%) Multithreading

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.63%) Apache
2 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.93%) Drupal
3 6 (5.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.08%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.39%) ArcGIS
4 4 (3.39%) CMS
4 4 (3.39%) ArcSDE
5 2 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.69%) Node.js
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.69%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Zope
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.41%) Internet
2 9 (7.63%) HTTP
2 9 (7.63%) DNS
3 8 (6.78%) SSL
4 4 (3.39%) SAN
4 4 (3.39%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.39%) NAS
5 3 (2.54%) LTE
5 3 (2.54%) SSH
5 3 (2.54%) Wireless
6 2 (1.69%) 3G
6 2 (1.69%) Firewall
6 2 (1.69%) GGSN
6 2 (1.69%) SGSN
6 2 (1.69%) Packet Switching
6 2 (1.69%) 4G
7 1 (0.85%) UMTS
7 1 (0.85%) VoIP
7 1 (0.85%) WAN
7 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) RDBMS
1 22 (18.64%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.02%) OLTP
3 9 (7.63%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.63%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.69%) DB2
5 2 (1.69%) Big Data
5 2 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.69%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.93%) Subversion
3 6 (5.08%) Introscope
4 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.39%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.69%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.69%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.69%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.85%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.85%) GNU Toolchain
6 1 (0.85%) BitKeeper
General
1 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Front Office
2 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 65 (55.08%) Developer
2 27 (22.88%) Python Developer
3 13 (11.02%) C++ Developer
4 12 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) WebSphere Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.39%) GIS Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Web Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Programmer
10 3 (2.54%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Programmer
10 3 (2.54%) HTML Developer
10 3 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.51%) HTML
2 30 (25.42%) CSS
3 27 (22.88%) Django
4 20 (16.95%) REST
5 18 (15.25%) Sass
6 15 (12.71%) JSON
7 9 (7.63%) jQuery
8 8 (6.78%) Web Services
8 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.93%) Ajax
9 7 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (5.08%) SOAP
10 6 (5.08%) STL
10 6 (5.08%) Worklight
10 6 (5.08%) MCollective
10 6 (5.08%) HTML5
11 5 (4.24%) XML
12 4 (3.39%) .NET
12 4 (3.39%) Middleware
12 4 (3.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) User Experience
2 8 (6.78%) GIS
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.24%) Open Source
4 4 (3.39%) New Media
4 4 (3.39%) E-Learning
5 3 (2.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.54%) BBC
6 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.85%) Kindle
7 1 (0.85%) EFT
7 1 (0.85%) SCORM
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.75%) Linux
2 22 (18.64%) UNIX
3 10 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.24%) Windows
6 2 (1.69%) Debian
6 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.69%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.03%) TDD
2 26 (22.03%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.25%) OOP
4 14 (11.86%) Scrum
4 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
4 14 (11.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (11.02%) DevOps
5 13 (11.02%) Multithreading
6 10 (8.47%) Kanban
7 9 (7.63%) OO
8 8 (6.78%) MVC
8 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.78%) Web Development
9 6 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.24%) BDD
10 5 (4.24%) Migration
10 5 (4.24%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.14%) Perl
2 41 (34.75%) JavaScript
3 39 (33.05%) Java
4 31 (26.27%) SQL
5 28 (23.73%) C++
6 22 (18.64%) PHP
6 22 (18.64%) Ruby
7 12 (10.17%) Shell Script
8 10 (8.47%) Bash Shell
9 8 (6.78%) C
10 6 (5.08%) Jython
11 5 (4.24%) C#
12 3 (2.54%) Erlang
13 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.69%) Tcl
14 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.85%) Korn
14 1 (0.85%) XPath
14 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.69%) MCTS
2 2 (1.69%) MCITP
3 1 (0.85%) GIAC
3 1 (0.85%) MCSE
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
3 1 (0.85%) CCIE
3 1 (0.85%) CISSP
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.85%) vCloud
3 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) Puppet
2 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.85%) Salt
3 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Oracle
2 13 (11.02%) Sybase
3 8 (6.78%) IBM
3 8 (6.78%) ESRI
4 6 (5.08%) VMware
4 6 (5.08%) Adobe
4 6 (5.08%) AppDynamics
5 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.39%) Mapinfo
6 4 (3.39%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.69%) Talend
7 2 (1.69%) NetHawk
7 2 (1.69%) EMC
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.85%) BMC
8 1 (0.85%) Postini
8 1 (0.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.85%) SurfControl
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £38 - £44 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago