The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 55 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 62 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.53% 0.78% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.56% 2.98% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 12 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £339 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £304 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
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
587 638 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.92% 26.15% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 303 309
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 30
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 38 £400 +19.40% 15
Slough +10 7 £375 -37.50% 1
Hungerford - 3 £395 -
Bracknell - 2 £400 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.00%) Java
3 41 (32.80%) Linux
4 39 (31.20%) Perl
5 36 (28.80%) UNIX
6 35 (28.00%) Oracle
7 34 (27.20%) SQL
8 33 (26.40%) JavaScript
9 30 (24.00%) TDD
10 29 (23.20%) Django
10 29 (23.20%) HTML
11 26 (20.80%) CSS
12 25 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 24 (19.20%) RDBMS
14 23 (18.40%) C++
15 21 (16.80%) Git (software)
16 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
16 20 (16.00%) OOP
17 18 (14.40%) Ruby
18 17 (13.60%) AngularJS
19 16 (12.80%) Sass
19 16 (12.80%) SDLC
19 16 (12.80%) Multithreading
19 16 (12.80%) Web Services
19 16 (12.80%) Sybase
19 16 (12.80%) OLTP
20 15 (12.00%) STL
20 15 (12.00%) Scrum
20 15 (12.00%) Software Testing
20 15 (12.00%) JSON

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.40%) Apache
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.20%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.60%) ArcSDE
4 2 (1.60%) nginx
4 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.60%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
4 2 (1.60%) Node.js
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.80%) Zope
5 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Heroku
3 2 (1.60%) GitHub
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.60%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.80%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) Internet
2 6 (4.80%) HTTP
3 5 (4.00%) SSL
4 3 (2.40%) DNS
4 3 (2.40%) LAN
4 3 (2.40%) WLAN
4 3 (2.40%) WAN
5 2 (1.60%) SNMP
5 2 (1.60%) 3G
5 2 (1.60%) SSH
5 2 (1.60%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.60%) Wireless
5 2 (1.60%) LTE
5 2 (1.60%) 4G
6 1 (0.80%) 2G
6 1 (0.80%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.80%) GGSN
6 1 (0.80%) SGSN
6 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.80%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 24 (19.20%) RDBMS
3 16 (12.80%) OLTP
4 10 (8.00%) DB2
5 9 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.40%) MySQL
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.80%) Big Data
10 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (16.80%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.80%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.40%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.60%) JIRA
5 6 (4.80%) Subversion
6 4 (3.20%) Hudson
7 3 (2.40%) Selenium
8 2 (1.60%) Introscope
8 2 (1.60%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.60%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.60%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.80%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.80%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.80%) BitKeeper
9 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.80%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Games
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
4 1 (0.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (56.00%) Developer
2 29 (23.20%) Python Developer
3 16 (12.80%) C++ Developer
4 12 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Analyst
6 8 (6.40%) Python/Django Developer
6 8 (6.40%) Django Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.60%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Python Web Developer
9 5 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) GIS Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.20%) HTML
1 29 (23.20%) Django
2 26 (20.80%) CSS
3 17 (13.60%) AngularJS
4 16 (12.80%) Sass
4 16 (12.80%) Web Services
5 15 (12.00%) STL
5 15 (12.00%) JSON
5 15 (12.00%) REST
6 8 (6.40%) XML
7 6 (4.80%) Spring
7 6 (4.80%) jQuery
8 5 (4.00%) Spring MVC
8 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.00%) EJB
9 4 (3.20%) .NET
9 4 (3.20%) Ajax
9 4 (3.20%) RESTful
10 3 (2.40%) HTML5
10 3 (2.40%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) User Experience
2 12 (9.60%) GIS
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.60%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.80%) Kindle
4 1 (0.80%) PKI
4 1 (0.80%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Linux
2 36 (28.80%) UNIX
3 10 (8.00%) AIX
4 8 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.60%) Windows
6 3 (2.40%) CentOS
7 2 (1.60%) Android
7 2 (1.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.60%) SUSE
7 2 (1.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.80%) Fedora
8 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.80%) HPUX
8 1 (0.80%) Solaris
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.00%) TDD
3 20 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 20 (16.00%) OOP
4 16 (12.80%) Multithreading
4 16 (12.80%) SDLC
5 15 (12.00%) Software Testing
5 15 (12.00%) Scrum
6 13 (10.40%) Service Delivery
6 13 (10.40%) DevOps
7 12 (9.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 10 (8.00%) MVC
8 10 (8.00%) Migration
9 9 (7.20%) Web Development
9 9 (7.20%) Kanban
10 8 (6.40%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.60%) ETL
11 7 (5.60%) Agile Testing
11 7 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.80%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.00%) Java
2 39 (31.20%) Perl
3 34 (27.20%) SQL
4 33 (26.40%) JavaScript
5 23 (18.40%) C++
6 18 (14.40%) Ruby
7 13 (10.40%) Bash Shell
8 12 (9.60%) PHP
9 9 (7.20%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.80%) C
11 5 (4.00%) Jython
12 3 (2.40%) C#
12 3 (2.40%) VB
12 3 (2.40%) Tcl
13 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.80%) AWK
14 1 (0.80%) Korn
14 1 (0.80%) XPath
14 1 (0.80%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.20%) Degree
3 2 (1.60%) ISEB
3 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) MCTS
4 1 (0.80%) MCITP
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) MCSE
4 1 (0.80%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) Puppet
2 6 (4.80%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 35 (28.00%) Oracle
2 16 (12.80%) Sybase
3 11 (8.80%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.80%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.80%) ESRI
5 5 (4.00%) VMware
5 5 (4.00%) IBM
6 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.40%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.60%) Adobe
7 2 (1.60%) Talend
7 2 (1.60%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco
8 1 (0.80%) SurfControl
8 1 (0.80%) NetHawk
8 1 (0.80%) Postini
8 1 (0.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.80%) Splunk
8 1 (0.80%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.80%) HP
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