The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 61 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 61 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 1.27% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.61% 4.85% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 23
Median daily rate £450 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
635 660 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.96% 26.24% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 412 339
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.13% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.75 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +13 19 £369 -7.81% 14
Bracknell - 17 £513 - 1
Maidenhead -4 6 £400 +5.26% 2
Newbury - 2 £325 - 2
Slough - 2 £538 - 6
Windsor - 2 £525 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 81 (63.28%) Linux
2 58 (45.31%) DevOps
3 45 (35.16%) JSON
4 38 (29.69%) Jenkins
5 37 (28.91%) RabbitMQ
5 37 (28.91%) Ansible
6 36 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (26.56%) Git (software)
8 32 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (24.22%) Shell Script
9 31 (24.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 29 (22.66%) Configuration Management
10 29 (22.66%) Unix
10 29 (22.66%) IBM
11 27 (21.09%) Middleware
12 26 (20.31%) Tomcat
12 26 (20.31%) WebLogic
13 25 (19.53%) JMS
13 25 (19.53%) Private Cloud
14 23 (17.97%) MySQL
15 22 (17.19%) Perl
15 22 (17.19%) Django
16 20 (15.63%) VMware
16 20 (15.63%) Vagrant
16 20 (15.63%) Puppet
17 19 (14.84%) Opscode Chef
17 19 (14.84%) vSphere
18 18 (14.06%) Algorithms
19 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (13.28%) Ruby

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 26 (20.31%) Tomcat
1 26 (20.31%) WebLogic
2 15 (11.72%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.69%) Apache
3 6 (4.69%) SAS
4 4 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.56%) nginx
5 2 (1.56%) WordPress
6 1 (0.78%) IIS
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SPSS
2 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) PaaS
4 2 (1.56%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (5.47%) DNS
3 6 (4.69%) AMQP
3 6 (4.69%) HTTP
4 5 (3.91%) Internet
5 4 (3.13%) Firewall
5 4 (3.13%) SMTP
6 3 (2.34%) DDNS
6 3 (2.34%) DHCP
6 3 (2.34%) SNMP
7 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.56%) VLAN
7 2 (1.56%) VPN
7 2 (1.56%) Wireless
8 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.78%) FWSM
8 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.78%) MQTT
8 1 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) MySQL
2 14 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (10.16%) Big Data
3 13 (10.16%) HBase
4 12 (9.38%) Redis
5 11 (8.59%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.91%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.13%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.34%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.34%) GIS
9 2 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.56%) HDInsight
9 2 (1.56%) Power BI
9 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 38 (29.69%) Jenkins
2 34 (26.56%) Git (software)
3 31 (24.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (15.63%) Vagrant
5 5 (3.91%) GoCD
5 5 (3.91%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.56%) JMeter
6 2 (1.56%) Selenium
6 2 (1.56%) Subversion
6 2 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.78%) AppScan
7 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.78%) FxCop
7 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.78%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) NDepend
7 1 (0.78%) NUnit
7 1 (0.78%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.78%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.03%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (32.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (25.78%) Developer
3 17 (13.28%) Python Developer
4 13 (10.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Administrator
5 10 (7.81%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (6.25%) Data Scientist
6 8 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) Programmer
7 7 (5.47%) Python Programmer
7 7 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) VMWare Administrator
8 6 (4.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Django Developer
9 5 (3.91%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.16%) JSON
2 37 (28.91%) RabbitMQ
3 27 (21.09%) Middleware
4 25 (19.53%) JMS
5 22 (17.19%) Django
6 11 (8.59%) HTML
7 10 (7.81%) CSS
8 9 (7.03%) AngularJS
8 9 (7.03%) SciPy
9 8 (6.25%) jQuery
10 7 (5.47%) NumPy
10 7 (5.47%) Pandas
10 7 (5.47%) scikit-learn
10 7 (5.47%) Web Services
10 7 (5.47%) web2py
11 6 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (4.69%) XML
12 5 (3.91%) REST
13 4 (3.13%) Celery
14 3 (2.34%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) Private Cloud
2 18 (14.06%) Algorithms
3 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.81%) EMC VNX
5 8 (6.25%) Smart Energy
6 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.69%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.91%) Statistics
8 5 (3.91%) Virtual Team
8 5 (3.91%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (2.34%) Semantic Web
10 3 (2.34%) User Experience
11 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.56%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.56%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.56%) Linked Data
11 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 81 (63.28%) Linux
2 32 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (22.66%) Unix
4 9 (7.03%) Ubuntu
4 9 (7.03%) Windows
5 6 (4.69%) CentOS
6 4 (3.13%) Debian
6 4 (3.13%) SUSE
7 3 (2.34%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.78%) Fedora
8 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (45.31%) DevOps
2 36 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (22.66%) Configuration Management
4 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.16%) Test Automation
6 12 (9.38%) Data Analysis
6 12 (9.38%) Open Source
7 10 (7.81%) Analytics
7 10 (7.81%) Web Development
8 9 (7.03%) ITIL
8 9 (7.03%) Machine Learning
9 8 (6.25%) System Testing
10 7 (5.47%) High Availability
11 6 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (4.69%) SOLID
12 5 (3.91%) API Development
12 5 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (3.91%) Microservices
12 5 (3.91%) Patch Management
12 5 (3.91%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.22%) Shell Script
2 22 (17.19%) Perl
3 17 (13.28%) Ruby
4 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.72%) Bash Shell
5 15 (11.72%) PHP
6 14 (10.94%) Java
7 10 (7.81%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.81%) SQL
8 7 (5.47%) C
8 7 (5.47%) R
9 6 (4.69%) Go
10 5 (3.91%) F#
10 5 (3.91%) Haskell
10 5 (3.91%) OCaml
10 5 (3.91%) Rust
11 4 (3.13%) C++
12 3 (2.34%) C#
12 3 (2.34%) Scala
12 3 (2.34%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (8.59%) CCNP
3 10 (7.81%) CCNA
4 9 (7.03%) RHCE
4 9 (7.03%) RHCSA
4 9 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (3.91%) PhD
6 4 (3.13%) CISSP
6 4 (3.13%) Degree
6 4 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.56%) SANS
8 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.78%) CEH
8 1 (0.78%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.78%) GPEN
8 1 (0.78%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.78%) GXPN
8 1 (0.78%) OSCE
8 1 (0.78%) OSCP
8 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.78%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.84%) vSphere
2 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.38%) Docker
4 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Ceph
5 1 (0.78%) Firmware
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) KVM
5 1 (0.78%) vCloud
5 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (28.91%) Ansible
2 20 (15.63%) Puppet
3 19 (14.84%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (7.81%) Nagios
5 7 (5.47%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.34%) Kibana
6 3 (2.34%) logstash
7 1 (0.78%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.78%) Nessus
7 1 (0.78%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.78%) Nmap
7 1 (0.78%) QRadar
7 1 (0.78%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.78%) vRealize
7 1 (0.78%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 29 (22.66%) IBM
2 20 (15.63%) VMware
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco
4 12 (9.38%) EMC
5 10 (7.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.13%) HP
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle
7 3 (2.34%) Citrix
7 3 (2.34%) Informatica
7 3 (2.34%) Juniper
7 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.56%) Splunk
9 1 (0.78%) Apple
9 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.78%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.78%) F5
9 1 (0.78%) Foundry
9 1 (0.78%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.78%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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