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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 50 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 59 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.00% 2.01% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.39% 8.54% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 41
Median daily rate £450 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
568 597 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.89% 23.53% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 360 437
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 12
Median hourly rate £20.81 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.02% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £16.25 £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £55.55 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -20 19 £438 +12.90% 15
Bracknell - 10 £450 - 2
Windsor - 5 £550 - 1
Maidenhead +6 4 £425 +11.84% 4
Newbury - 2 £325 - 1
Slough - 2 £290 - 3
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 67 (55.37%) Linux
2 47 (38.84%) DevOps
3 39 (32.23%) JSON
4 32 (26.45%) Ruby
5 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
5 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
5 28 (23.14%) Ansible
6 25 (20.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (20.66%) Java
6 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
7 24 (19.83%) Puppet
8 23 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (18.18%) Unix
9 22 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 22 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (17.36%) VMware
10 21 (17.36%) Django
11 20 (16.53%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
13 18 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (14.88%) Perl
13 18 (14.88%) PHP
13 18 (14.88%) MySQL
13 18 (14.88%) HTTP
13 18 (14.88%) Cisco
13 18 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (14.05%) Shell Script
14 17 (14.05%) Docker
14 17 (14.05%) Sonatype Nexus

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 12 (9.92%) Tomcat
1 12 (9.92%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.44%) Apache
2 9 (7.44%) Apache Spark
3 8 (6.61%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.96%) CMS
5 5 (4.13%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (4.13%) SAS
5 5 (4.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.31%) nginx
7 3 (2.48%) Confluence
7 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.65%) WordPress
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.83%) IIS
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.65%) SPSS
2 1 (0.83%) Simulink
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) PaaS
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.65%) IaaS
4 2 (1.65%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) HTTP
2 10 (8.26%) Firewall
3 8 (6.61%) DNS
4 6 (4.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.13%) AMQP
5 5 (4.13%) Internet
5 5 (4.13%) SMTP
6 4 (3.31%) DHCP
6 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.48%) DDNS
7 3 (2.48%) SNMP
7 3 (2.48%) SSH
8 2 (1.65%) ICMP
8 2 (1.65%) LDAP
8 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.65%) VLAN
8 2 (1.65%) VPN
8 2 (1.65%) Wireless
9 1 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.83%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) MySQL
1 18 (14.88%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 10 (8.26%) Big Data
4 9 (7.44%) HBase
5 8 (6.61%) Redis
6 5 (4.13%) GIS
6 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.48%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.65%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
1 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.05%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (9.92%) Vagrant
4 9 (7.44%) Selenium
5 8 (6.61%) WebDriver
6 7 (5.79%) eggPlant
6 7 (5.79%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.96%) Ant
7 6 (4.96%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (4.96%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.96%) GoCD
7 6 (4.96%) Gradle
7 6 (4.96%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.96%) JMeter
7 6 (4.96%) Maven
8 3 (2.48%) JIRA
9 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.65%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.83%) CircleCI
General
1 6 (4.96%) Finance
1 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.13%) Marketing
3 3 (2.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Developer
2 27 (22.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (16.53%) Python Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Administrator
4 12 (9.92%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (8.26%) VMWare Administrator
7 9 (7.44%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Developer in Test
9 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Programmer
9 7 (5.79%) Python Programmer
10 6 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.13%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (4.13%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.23%) JSON
2 21 (17.36%) Django
3 20 (16.53%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (12.40%) HTML
5 14 (11.57%) AngularJS
5 14 (11.57%) CSS
6 13 (10.74%) XML
7 12 (9.92%) JMS
7 12 (9.92%) Middleware
8 11 (9.09%) REST
9 10 (8.26%) jQuery
10 7 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (5.79%) web2py
11 6 (4.96%) Spring
11 6 (4.96%) Web Services
12 5 (4.13%) EJB
12 5 (4.13%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.13%) OpenLayers
12 5 (4.13%) Spring MVC
13 4 (3.31%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Private Cloud
2 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.96%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.96%) Visualisation
5 5 (4.13%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.48%) Smart Energy
7 3 (2.48%) User Experience
8 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.65%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.65%) Ontologies
8 2 (1.65%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.65%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.65%) Statistics
8 2 (1.65%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 67 (55.37%) Linux
2 25 (20.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (18.18%) Unix
4 16 (13.22%) CentOS
5 12 (9.92%) Ubuntu
6 10 (8.26%) Debian
7 6 (4.96%) Windows
8 1 (0.83%) Fedora
8 1 (0.83%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.83%) Solaris
8 1 (0.83%) SUSE
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.84%) DevOps
2 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (15.70%) Configuration Management
5 16 (13.22%) TDD
6 15 (12.40%) Test Automation
7 14 (11.57%) Scrum
8 11 (9.09%) OO
9 10 (8.26%) BDD
10 9 (7.44%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.44%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.44%) Open Source
11 8 (6.61%) Analytics
11 8 (6.61%) System Testing
12 7 (5.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.79%) ITIL
12 7 (5.79%) Microservices
12 7 (5.79%) Project Management
12 7 (5.79%) SOLID
12 7 (5.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) Ruby
2 25 (20.66%) Java
2 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 18 (14.88%) Perl
4 18 (14.88%) PHP
5 17 (14.05%) Shell Script
6 13 (10.74%) C++
7 11 (9.09%) SQL
8 10 (8.26%) C
9 8 (6.61%) Go
9 8 (6.61%) Groovy
9 8 (6.61%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.96%) F#
10 6 (4.96%) Haskell
10 6 (4.96%) OCaml
10 6 (4.96%) Rust
11 3 (2.48%) C#
11 3 (2.48%) R
11 3 (2.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (10.74%) CCNP
3 12 (9.92%) CCNA
4 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.13%) RHCE
5 5 (4.13%) RHCSA
5 5 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.48%) Degree
8 2 (1.65%) CISSP
8 2 (1.65%) PhD
8 2 (1.65%) SANS
9 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.83%) CCIE
9 1 (0.83%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.83%) GPEN
9 1 (0.83%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.83%) GXPN
9 1 (0.83%) OSCE
9 1 (0.83%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) SDET
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.05%) Docker
3 12 (9.92%) vSphere
4 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.65%) Ceph
5 2 (1.65%) KVM
6 1 (0.83%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) iptables
6 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.83%) Squid
6 1 (0.83%) vCloud
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) Ansible
2 24 (19.83%) Puppet
3 22 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.92%) Nagios
5 6 (4.96%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.48%) Kibana
6 3 (2.48%) logstash
6 3 (2.48%) SELinux
7 1 (0.83%) Cacti
7 1 (0.83%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.83%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.83%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.83%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.83%) QRadar
7 1 (0.83%) RANCID
7 1 (0.83%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.83%) Terraform
7 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (17.36%) VMware
2 18 (14.88%) Cisco
3 16 (13.22%) IBM
4 13 (10.74%) EMC
4 13 (10.74%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.61%) Oracle
6 6 (4.96%) Splunk
7 5 (4.13%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.31%) Informatica
8 4 (3.31%) Juniper
8 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.48%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.48%) Citrix
10 2 (1.65%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.65%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.65%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.65%) F5
10 2 (1.65%) HP
10 2 (1.65%) SAP
11 1 (0.83%) PagerDuty
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