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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 57 63 113
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +50
Contract jobs citing Python 73 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.01% 2.17% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.35% 8.06% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 37 10
Median daily rate £450 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £315 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +31.66%
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
591 682 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.37% 26.97% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 413 354
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% +78.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 May 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 May 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 -11 24 £450 +24.13% 29
Bracknell +9 19 £488 +21.87% 2
Maidenhead - 5 £375 - 2
Slough 0 3 £375 -
Windsor +6 1 £500 -
Newbury - 1 £450 - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 137 (72.11%) Linux
2 72 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (30.00%) DevOps
4 52 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 52 (27.37%) Configuration Management
5 50 (26.32%) Java
6 48 (25.26%) Ansible
6 48 (25.26%) Puppet
7 41 (21.58%) Perl
8 37 (19.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 37 (19.47%) Git (software)
9 36 (18.95%) VMware
10 35 (18.42%) Jenkins
11 34 (17.89%) WebLogic
12 33 (17.37%) Amazon AWS
13 32 (16.84%) Tomcat
13 32 (16.84%) Shell Script
13 32 (16.84%) Scrum
14 31 (16.32%) Web Services
14 31 (16.32%) Windows
14 31 (16.32%) Ruby
15 30 (15.79%) CSS
16 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (15.26%) Bash Shell
17 27 (14.21%) logstash
17 27 (14.21%) Unix
17 27 (14.21%) Graphite
18 25 (13.16%) HTML
19 24 (12.63%) MySQL
19 24 (12.63%) IBM

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 34 (17.89%) WebLogic
2 32 (16.84%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.47%) OpenStack
4 17 (8.95%) Apache
4 17 (8.95%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (8.95%) nginx
5 15 (7.89%) JBoss
6 10 (5.26%) Apache Spark
7 8 (4.21%) SAS
8 7 (3.68%) IIS
9 5 (2.63%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 4 (2.11%) Node.js
11 3 (1.58%) Confluence
11 3 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.05%) GeoServer
13 1 (0.53%) Drupal
13 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.16%) SPSS
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.37%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.58%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.53%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.53%) SaaS
5 1 (0.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.58%) HTTP
2 20 (10.53%) DNS
3 19 (10.00%) SSL
4 17 (8.95%) H.323
5 13 (6.84%) LDAP
5 13 (6.84%) SMTP
5 13 (6.84%) Telepresence
6 12 (6.32%) Internet
7 5 (2.63%) Firewall
7 5 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.63%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.11%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.05%) MPLS
9 2 (1.05%) SAN
9 2 (1.05%) VoIP
9 2 (1.05%) Wireless
9 2 (1.05%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.53%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.63%) Big Data
1 24 (12.63%) MySQL
2 16 (8.42%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.68%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.16%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.16%) Redis
4 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.63%) Datazen
5 5 (2.63%) GIS
5 5 (2.63%) HBase
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.11%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.58%) HDInsight
7 3 (1.58%) Power BI
8 2 (1.05%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 37 (19.47%) Git (software)
2 35 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 20 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (7.89%) Vagrant
5 9 (4.74%) Maven
6 7 (3.68%) JIRA
7 5 (2.63%) Ant
7 5 (2.63%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.11%) Gradle
9 3 (1.58%) AppScan
9 3 (1.58%) JMeter
9 3 (1.58%) Subversion
10 2 (1.05%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.53%) Hudson
11 1 (0.53%) JBehave
11 1 (0.53%) Selenium
General
1 11 (5.79%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.26%) Finance
3 5 (2.63%) Banking
3 5 (2.63%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.58%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (26.32%) Developer
2 48 (25.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 26 (13.68%) Support Engineer
5 23 (12.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 23 (12.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 23 (12.11%) Python Developer
6 18 (9.47%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 15 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (6.32%) VMware Support Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Applications Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Applications Support
9 11 (5.79%) Applications Support Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) Linux Support
9 11 (5.79%) Linux Support Engineer
10 10 (5.26%) Consultant
10 10 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.68%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.32%) Web Services
2 30 (15.79%) CSS
3 25 (13.16%) HTML
4 23 (12.11%) Django
4 23 (12.11%) JSON
5 22 (11.58%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (11.05%) Middleware
7 19 (10.00%) REST
8 17 (8.95%) JMS
9 15 (7.89%) LAMP
10 14 (7.37%) .NET
10 14 (7.37%) ELK Stack
10 14 (7.37%) LEMP Stack
10 14 (7.37%) RESTful
11 13 (6.84%) MCollective
11 13 (6.84%) Sensu
12 10 (5.26%) ADO.NET
13 9 (4.74%) jQuery
13 9 (4.74%) XML
14 7 (3.68%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Computer Science
1 17 (8.95%) Private Cloud
2 14 (7.37%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.84%) User Experience
4 9 (4.74%) Smart Energy
5 8 (4.21%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.68%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.16%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.16%) Statistics
8 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (2.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (1.58%) Animation
11 2 (1.05%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.05%) Health Informatics
11 2 (1.05%) Informatics
11 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 137 (72.11%) Linux
2 37 (19.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (16.32%) Windows
4 27 (14.21%) Unix
5 20 (10.53%) CentOS
6 18 (9.47%) Ubuntu
7 15 (7.89%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.58%) Solaris
10 2 (1.05%) AIX
10 2 (1.05%) Kali Linux
10 2 (1.05%) SUSE
10 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Fedora
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.00%) DevOps
3 52 (27.37%) Configuration Management
4 32 (16.84%) Scrum
5 29 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (11.05%) High Availability
7 20 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 18 (9.47%) ITIL
8 18 (9.47%) TDD
9 15 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.37%) Open Source
11 13 (6.84%) OOP
11 13 (6.84%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.26%) Analytics
12 10 (5.26%) Incident Management
12 10 (5.26%) Kanban
12 10 (5.26%) Web Development
13 9 (4.74%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.74%) Software Testing
14 8 (4.21%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.37%) JavaScript
2 50 (26.32%) Java
3 41 (21.58%) Perl
4 32 (16.84%) Shell Script
5 31 (16.32%) Ruby
6 29 (15.26%) Bash Shell
7 21 (11.05%) C++
8 20 (10.53%) SQL
9 16 (8.42%) C#
10 15 (7.89%) PowerShell
11 14 (7.37%) C
11 14 (7.37%) R
12 13 (6.84%) PHP
13 10 (5.26%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.16%) Scala
15 5 (2.63%) Erlang
15 5 (2.63%) VB.NET
16 4 (2.11%) AWK
16 4 (2.11%) sed
17 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.95%) Degree
2 15 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.21%) CCNP
6 7 (3.68%) CCNA
6 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.63%) CISSP
7 5 (2.63%) MCSE
8 4 (2.11%) MCITP
8 4 (2.11%) PhD
8 4 (2.11%) RHCSA
9 3 (1.58%) CEH
9 3 (1.58%) MCSD
9 3 (1.58%) MCTS
9 3 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.05%) CISA
10 2 (1.05%) CISM
10 2 (1.05%) HNC
10 2 (1.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) FedRAMP
2 11 (5.79%) SLA
3 10 (5.26%) QA
4 4 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) qmail
1 14 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (7.37%) vSphere
2 13 (6.84%) Squid
3 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.58%) Docker
3 3 (1.58%) XenServer
4 2 (1.05%) KVM
4 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.53%) NFS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) Postfix
5 1 (0.53%) RHEV
5 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 48 (25.26%) Ansible
1 48 (25.26%) Puppet
2 27 (14.21%) Graphite
2 27 (14.21%) logstash
3 20 (10.53%) Nagios
4 14 (7.37%) Cacti
4 14 (7.37%) ZABBIX
5 13 (6.84%) collectd
5 13 (6.84%) Ganglia
5 13 (6.84%) Terraform
6 12 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.05%) Nessus
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.53%) Control-M
8 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.53%) SCOM
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (18.95%) VMware
2 24 (12.63%) IBM
3 16 (8.42%) Oracle
4 15 (7.89%) Splunk
5 13 (6.84%) Cisco
5 13 (6.84%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.79%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.68%) Remedy
8 5 (2.63%) EMC
8 5 (2.63%) F5
8 5 (2.63%) HP
8 5 (2.63%) Juniper
9 3 (1.58%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.58%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.05%) Citrix
10 2 (1.05%) Google
10 2 (1.05%) Veracode
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe
11 1 (0.53%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.53%) BEA
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