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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South East / Berkshire
Rank 35 38 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +46
Contract jobs citing Python 85 111 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.21% 4.41% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 17.34% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 89 32
Median daily rate £488 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.45% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
527 640 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 25.43% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 396 428
Median daily rate £425 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -19 40 £500 +31.57% 21
Bracknell - 14 £450 - 3
Windsor +9 8 £550 +10.00%
Slough +12 5 £425 +183.33% 4
Hungerford - 3 £253 -
Maidenhead - 3 £400 - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 73 (52.52%) Linux
2 65 (46.76%) Java
3 48 (34.53%) Ansible
4 43 (30.94%) DevOps
5 42 (30.22%) HTTP
6 41 (29.50%) JavaScript
6 41 (29.50%) Ruby
7 39 (28.06%) Git (software)
7 39 (28.06%) Bash Shell
8 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (25.18%) JSON
10 32 (23.02%) CentOS
10 32 (23.02%) Unix
10 32 (23.02%) Hadoop
11 31 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
13 27 (19.42%) Docker
14 26 (18.71%) Scrum
15 25 (17.99%) Ubuntu
15 25 (17.99%) Puppet
16 24 (17.27%) TDD
17 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
17 23 (16.55%) Debian
17 23 (16.55%) OO
17 23 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (15.83%) SSH
19 21 (15.11%) Opscode Chef
19 21 (15.11%) Jenkins
20 20 (14.39%) SELinux
20 20 (14.39%) XML

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 17 (12.23%) CMS
2 14 (10.07%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (9.35%) Apache Spark
4 11 (7.91%) Apache
5 9 (6.47%) OpenStack
6 8 (5.76%) Confluence
7 7 (5.04%) WebLogic
8 6 (4.32%) SAS
9 5 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
10 4 (2.88%) Apache Pig
10 4 (2.88%) Oracle Spatial
10 4 (2.88%) WordPress
11 3 (2.16%) nginx
12 2 (1.44%) Drupal
13 1 (0.72%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (2.16%) SPSS
3 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.60%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (3.60%) SoftLayer
4 2 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.22%) HTTP
2 22 (15.83%) SSH
3 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.79%) ICMP
5 10 (7.19%) Firewall
6 9 (6.47%) DNS
7 5 (3.60%) SMTP
8 4 (2.88%) AMQP
8 4 (2.88%) VSAN
9 2 (1.44%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (1.44%) IMAP
9 2 (1.44%) LDAP
9 2 (1.44%) Wireless
10 1 (0.72%) INAP
10 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.72%) SMPP
10 1 (0.72%) SS7
10 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.02%) Hadoop
2 19 (13.67%) Big Data
3 11 (7.91%) MySQL
3 11 (7.91%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.76%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.04%) HBase
6 6 (4.32%) Apache Hive
6 6 (4.32%) Redis
7 5 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.88%) GIS
8 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.16%) Apache Accumulo
9 3 (2.16%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.16%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.16%) OrientDB
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.44%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (28.06%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.11%) Jenkins
3 18 (12.95%) Bitbucket
4 17 (12.23%) Selenium
4 17 (12.23%) WebDriver
5 16 (11.51%) eggPlant
6 15 (10.79%) Ant
6 15 (10.79%) Apache Ivy
6 15 (10.79%) Gradle
6 15 (10.79%) JMeter
6 15 (10.79%) Maven
7 12 (8.63%) JIRA
7 12 (8.63%) Vagrant
8 6 (4.32%) TeamCity
9 5 (3.60%) GoCD
9 5 (3.60%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.88%) Gerrit
11 3 (2.16%) Gatling
11 3 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.76%) Finance
3 7 (5.04%) Marketing
4 4 (2.88%) Electronics
5 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (46.76%) Developer
2 27 (19.42%) Python Developer
3 22 (15.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.07%) Java Developer
5 13 (9.35%) Developer in Test
6 11 (7.91%) Java Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Administrator
7 9 (6.47%) Architect
7 9 (6.47%) Consultant
7 9 (6.47%) Data Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (6.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.76%) Analyst
8 8 (5.76%) DevOps Consultant
8 8 (5.76%) Java Consultant
8 8 (5.76%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.76%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.18%) JSON
2 20 (14.39%) XML
3 19 (13.67%) REST
4 18 (12.95%) Django
5 13 (9.35%) Web Services
6 11 (7.91%) HTML
7 10 (7.19%) AngularJS
7 10 (7.19%) CSS
7 10 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (5.76%) jQuery
9 6 (4.32%) Kafka
10 5 (3.60%) Spring
10 5 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (2.88%) EJB
11 4 (2.88%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.88%) Java EE
11 4 (2.88%) JPA
11 4 (2.88%) Middleware
11 4 (2.88%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.88%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.76%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.60%) FlexPod
5 5 (3.60%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.88%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.16%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.16%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.16%) Robotics
7 3 (2.16%) Smart Energy
7 3 (2.16%) Wiki
8 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.44%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (52.52%) Linux
2 32 (23.02%) CentOS
2 32 (23.02%) Unix
3 31 (22.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (17.99%) Ubuntu
5 23 (16.55%) Debian
6 11 (7.91%) Windows
7 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.94%) DevOps
2 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.71%) Scrum
4 24 (17.27%) TDD
5 23 (16.55%) OO
6 18 (12.95%) BDD
6 18 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.95%) Open Source
6 18 (12.95%) Prototyping
6 18 (12.95%) Test Automation
7 16 (11.51%) Project Management
8 15 (10.79%) Content Management
8 15 (10.79%) OOP
9 14 (10.07%) Automated Testing
10 13 (9.35%) Analytics
11 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.63%) Visualisation
12 11 (7.91%) Manual Testing
12 11 (7.91%) Security Testing
13 8 (5.76%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.76%) Java
2 41 (29.50%) JavaScript
2 41 (29.50%) Ruby
3 39 (28.06%) Bash Shell
4 18 (12.95%) C++
5 17 (12.23%) Groovy
5 17 (12.23%) Perl
6 15 (10.79%) PowerShell
7 14 (10.07%) C
8 12 (8.63%) PHP
8 12 (8.63%) Shell Script
8 12 (8.63%) SQL
9 7 (5.04%) Go
10 6 (4.32%) Scala
11 5 (3.60%) F#
11 5 (3.60%) Haskell
11 5 (3.60%) OCaml
11 5 (3.60%) Rust
12 4 (2.88%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.88%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 23 (16.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.19%) CCNP
3 10 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.47%) CCNA
5 4 (2.88%) VCDX
6 2 (1.44%) CISSP
6 2 (1.44%) SANS
7 1 (0.72%) CCSP
7 1 (0.72%) Degree
7 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) GPEN
7 1 (0.72%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.72%) GXPN
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.72%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.72%) OSCP
7 1 (0.72%) PhD
7 1 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (19.42%) Docker
2 11 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.04%) vSphere
4 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.60%) vCloud
5 3 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.72%) Ceph
6 1 (0.72%) Corosync
6 1 (0.72%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.72%) iptables
6 1 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.72%) Squid
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) Xen
6 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (34.53%) Ansible
2 25 (17.99%) Puppet
3 21 (15.11%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (14.39%) SELinux
5 9 (6.47%) Nagios
6 7 (5.04%) Kubernetes
6 7 (5.04%) vRealize
7 4 (2.88%) HP Fortify
8 3 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (1.44%) Kibana
9 2 (1.44%) logstash
10 1 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.72%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.72%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.72%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.72%) RANCID
10 1 (0.72%) Salt
10 1 (0.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (12.95%) Red Hat
2 15 (10.79%) Cisco
2 15 (10.79%) Splunk
3 14 (10.07%) Sitecore
3 14 (10.07%) VMware
4 9 (6.47%) EMC
5 8 (5.76%) Oracle
6 6 (4.32%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.32%) IBM
7 5 (3.60%) HP
7 5 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.60%) Nimsoft
8 3 (2.16%) Hortonworks
8 3 (2.16%) Informatica
8 3 (2.16%) SAP
9 2 (1.44%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.72%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.72%) New Relic
10 1 (0.72%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.72%) SaltStack
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