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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 65 66 102
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +36
Contract jobs citing Python 62 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.64% 2.14% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.08% 9.00% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 16
Median daily rate £475 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £472 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +28.33%
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
615 611 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.18% 23.80% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 364 293
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -14 20 £425 +6.25% 13
Bracknell +8 17 £525 - 4
Windsor - 7 £500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £400 - 2
Slough - 2 £538 - 3
Newbury - 1 £450 - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 104 (67.10%) Linux
2 62 (40.00%) DevOps
3 44 (28.39%) Jenkins
4 42 (27.10%) Ansible
4 42 (27.10%) Git (software)
5 37 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (23.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 35 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
6 35 (22.58%) Java
7 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (21.29%) IBM
8 33 (21.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (20.65%) Ruby
9 32 (20.65%) JSON
9 32 (20.65%) Shell Script
9 32 (20.65%) Perl
9 32 (20.65%) Unix
9 32 (20.65%) VMware
10 31 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 31 (20.00%) Middleware
10 31 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
11 29 (18.71%) Tomcat
12 27 (17.42%) Windows
12 27 (17.42%) JMS
12 27 (17.42%) Puppet
12 27 (17.42%) Private Cloud
13 26 (16.77%) vSphere
14 25 (16.13%) Vagrant
15 23 (14.84%) Opscode Chef

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 31 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 29 (18.71%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.10%) Apache Spark
4 9 (5.81%) OpenStack
5 8 (5.16%) IIS
6 7 (4.52%) SAS
7 5 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.58%) Apache
8 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.94%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.29%) Confluence
10 2 (1.29%) GeoServer
10 2 (1.29%) JBoss
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.65%) CMS
11 1 (0.65%) Drupal
11 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) SPSS
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 3 (1.94%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (1.29%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) DNS
2 10 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (5.81%) Internet
4 7 (4.52%) HTTP
5 6 (3.87%) Firewall
5 6 (3.87%) NetScaler
5 6 (3.87%) SSL
6 5 (3.23%) H.323
6 5 (3.23%) Telepresence
6 5 (3.23%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.94%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.94%) SMTP
8 2 (1.29%) BGP
8 2 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.29%) DDNS
8 2 (1.29%) DHCP
8 2 (1.29%) MPLS
8 2 (1.29%) SAN
8 2 (1.29%) SNMP
9 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) Big Data
1 17 (10.97%) MySQL
2 16 (10.32%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (5.81%) HBase
5 8 (5.16%) Redis
5 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.87%) GIS
6 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.58%) Datazen
8 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.94%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.94%) HDInsight
9 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.94%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.94%) Power BI
9 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (28.39%) Jenkins
2 42 (27.10%) Git (software)
3 37 (23.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 25 (16.13%) Vagrant
5 7 (4.52%) Maven
6 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.23%) Ant
7 5 (3.23%) Fiddler
7 5 (3.23%) JIRA
8 4 (2.58%) Gradle
8 4 (2.58%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.94%) AppScan
9 3 (1.94%) JMeter
9 3 (1.94%) Subversion
10 2 (1.29%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.29%) Selenium
11 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.65%) JBehave
11 1 (0.65%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (8.39%) Finance
2 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.52%) Banking
4 5 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (2.58%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (28.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 35 (22.58%) Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (9.68%) Python Developer
5 11 (7.10%) Administrator
6 10 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (6.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.81%) Consultant
7 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.52%) Automation Test Lead
9 7 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 7 (4.52%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.52%) VMWare Administrator
10 6 (3.87%) Data Scientist
10 6 (3.87%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
2 32 (20.65%) JSON
3 31 (20.00%) Middleware
4 27 (17.42%) JMS
5 20 (12.90%) CSS
6 19 (12.26%) HTML
7 15 (9.68%) Django
8 14 (9.03%) .NET
8 14 (9.03%) REST
9 9 (5.81%) ADO.NET
9 9 (5.81%) XML
10 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.52%) jQuery
10 7 (4.52%) SciPy
11 6 (3.87%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.87%) WCF
12 5 (3.23%) FastCGI
12 5 (3.23%) Node.js
12 5 (3.23%) NumPy
12 5 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Private Cloud
2 16 (10.32%) Algorithms
3 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.81%) EMC VNX
5 8 (5.16%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.52%) Smart Energy
7 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.87%) User Experience
7 6 (3.87%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 5 (3.23%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.23%) Statistics
9 4 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.94%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.29%) Health Informatics
11 2 (1.29%) Informatics
11 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.29%) Replication
11 2 (1.29%) W3C
12 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (67.10%) Linux
2 33 (21.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (20.65%) Unix
4 27 (17.42%) Windows
5 10 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.16%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.52%) CentOS
8 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.58%) SUSE
10 3 (1.94%) Debian
10 3 (1.94%) Solaris
11 2 (1.29%) AIX
11 2 (1.29%) Fedora
11 2 (1.29%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.00%) DevOps
2 37 (23.87%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 17 (10.97%) ITIL
6 13 (8.39%) Open Source
6 13 (8.39%) Scrum
7 11 (7.10%) Analytics
7 11 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.10%) High Availability
7 11 (7.10%) Web Development
8 9 (5.81%) MVC
8 9 (5.81%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.81%) TDD
9 8 (5.16%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.52%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.52%) Information Security
10 7 (4.52%) Kanban
10 7 (4.52%) Machine Learning
11 6 (3.87%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.58%) Java
2 32 (20.65%) Perl
2 32 (20.65%) Ruby
2 32 (20.65%) Shell Script
3 29 (18.71%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.55%) SQL
5 18 (11.61%) PowerShell
6 17 (10.97%) C#
7 13 (8.39%) C++
8 12 (7.74%) R
9 11 (7.10%) Bash Shell
9 11 (7.10%) C
9 11 (7.10%) PHP
10 9 (5.81%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.87%) Scala
12 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.29%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.29%) VBScript
14 1 (0.65%) Delphi
14 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (10.32%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (9.68%) CCNP
2 15 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 13 (8.39%) CCNA
4 10 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (5.81%) RHCE
5 9 (5.81%) RHCSA
6 7 (4.52%) Degree
6 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.58%) CISSP
8 4 (2.58%) MCITP
9 3 (1.94%) CEH
9 3 (1.94%) MCTS
9 3 (1.94%) PhD
10 2 (1.29%) CISA
10 2 (1.29%) CISM
10 2 (1.29%) GIAC
10 2 (1.29%) MCSD
10 2 (1.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.29%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (16.77%) vSphere
2 23 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.52%) Docker
4 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.29%) KVM
6 1 (0.65%) Ceph
6 1 (0.65%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) NFS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.65%) Postfix
6 1 (0.65%) qmail
6 1 (0.65%) RHEV
6 1 (0.65%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.65%) Varnish
6 1 (0.65%) vCloud
6 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (27.10%) Ansible
2 27 (17.42%) Puppet
3 23 (14.84%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.03%) Nagios
5 2 (1.29%) Kibana
5 2 (1.29%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.29%) logstash
5 2 (1.29%) Nessus
6 1 (0.65%) Bacula
6 1 (0.65%) cPanel
6 1 (0.65%) Grafana
6 1 (0.65%) Graphite
6 1 (0.65%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.65%) Salt
6 1 (0.65%) Scalr
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) SELinux
6 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (21.29%) IBM
2 32 (20.65%) VMware
3 21 (13.55%) Cisco
4 15 (9.68%) Oracle
5 13 (8.39%) EMC
5 13 (8.39%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.74%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.52%) HP
7 7 (4.52%) Juniper
8 5 (3.23%) Citrix
8 5 (3.23%) F5
9 3 (1.94%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.29%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.29%) Remedy
10 2 (1.29%) Splunk
10 2 (1.29%) Veracode
11 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.65%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.65%) Symantec
Bracknell, Berkshire
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