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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 95 108 136
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +28
Contract jobs citing Python 30 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.83% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 2.52% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £274 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
644 834 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.34% 32.98% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 411 334
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 +10 14 £338 -3.57% 5
Slough -5 6 £375 +11.11% 7
Bracknell - 6 £225 - 1
Maidenhead 0 1 £300 +33.33%
Newbury - - - - 4
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (51.11%) Java
2 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) Degree
4 12 (26.67%) Perl
4 12 (26.67%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) Ruby
6 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
7 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) Django
8 6 (13.33%) QA
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 6 (13.33%) C#
8 6 (13.33%) Oracle
8 6 (13.33%) UNIX
8 6 (13.33%) Windows
8 6 (13.33%) WAN
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco
9 5 (11.11%) PPP
9 5 (11.11%) CCIE
9 5 (11.11%) SNA
9 5 (11.11%) LAN
9 5 (11.11%) CSS
9 5 (11.11%) .NET
9 5 (11.11%) C++
9 5 (11.11%) PHP
9 5 (11.11%) SAN

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (8.89%) ArcGIS
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) WAN
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 5 (11.11%) PPP
2 5 (11.11%) SNA
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) BGP
2 5 (11.11%) NAS
3 4 (8.89%) IGRP
3 4 (8.89%) X.25
3 4 (8.89%) FDDI
3 4 (8.89%) SMDS
4 3 (6.67%) Frame Relay
4 3 (6.67%) APPN
4 3 (6.67%) SONET
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) ATM
4 3 (6.67%) ISDN
4 3 (6.67%) LTE
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Selenium
1 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) TestNG
2 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (4.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.22%) JMeter
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.22%) Robotium
4 1 (2.22%) Trac
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) JBehave
4 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) German Language
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) RF Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) RF Test Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Django
2 5 (11.11%) CSS
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) ArcObjects
4 3 (6.67%) Ajax
4 3 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (6.67%) LAMP
4 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) REST
5 2 (4.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) XML
6 1 (2.22%) DOM
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Java SE
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) GIS
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Statistics
3 4 (8.89%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) FreeBSD
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) Test Automation
3 6 (13.33%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Validation
5 4 (8.89%) ETL
5 4 (8.89%) BDD
6 3 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (6.67%) Kanban
6 3 (6.67%) Data Validation
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) Perl
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) Ruby
4 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) C#
6 5 (11.11%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.89%) VB
7 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.44%) C
10 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.22%) AWK
10 1 (2.22%) Korn
10 1 (2.22%) XPath
10 1 (2.22%) Groovy
10 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.11%) CCIE
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) CCIP
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCTS
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) Cacti
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) ESRI
2 4 (8.89%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Nortel
4 2 (4.44%) Siemens
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) NetHawk
5 1 (2.22%) Akamai
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Percona
5 1 (2.22%) Juniper
5 1 (2.22%) BMC
5 1 (2.22%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
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