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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 57 60 110
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +50
Contract jobs citing Python 67 55 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.88% 2.24% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.04% 9.35% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 11
Median daily rate £450 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £335 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +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
607 588 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 23.90% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 362 322
Median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £34.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -12 21 £450 +12.50% 16
Bracknell +7 12 £525 +31.25% 4
Maidenhead - 6 £375 - 1
Windsor - 6 £500 - 1
Slough -1 1 £500 +33.33% 1
Newbury - 1 £450 - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 127 (69.40%) Linux
2 55 (30.05%) DevOps
3 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 43 (23.50%) Perl
6 42 (22.95%) VMware
7 40 (21.86%) Java
8 39 (21.31%) Puppet
8 39 (21.31%) Ansible
9 37 (20.22%) Git (software)
9 37 (20.22%) Configuration Management
10 35 (19.13%) Jenkins
11 34 (18.58%) Ruby
12 31 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (16.94%) WebLogic
12 31 (16.94%) CSS
12 31 (16.94%) Windows
13 29 (15.85%) Tomcat
13 29 (15.85%) Shell Script
13 29 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (15.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (14.75%) IBM
15 27 (14.75%) HTML
15 27 (14.75%) Scrum
16 26 (14.21%) Unix
16 26 (14.21%) JSON
16 26 (14.21%) RabbitMQ
17 25 (13.66%) vSphere
18 24 (13.11%) Django
18 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (16.94%) WebLogic
2 29 (15.85%) Tomcat
3 14 (7.65%) OpenStack
4 13 (7.10%) Apache
5 12 (6.56%) nginx
6 11 (6.01%) Apache Spark
7 10 (5.46%) JBoss
8 8 (4.37%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (3.83%) IIS
9 7 (3.83%) SAS
10 5 (2.73%) WebSphere
11 4 (2.19%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.64%) Apache Pig
12 3 (1.64%) Confluence
12 3 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.09%) GeoServer
14 1 (0.55%) Drupal
14 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.55%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.73%) SPSS
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (1.09%) IaaS
4 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.84%) HTTP
2 17 (9.29%) DNS
3 14 (7.65%) SSL
4 13 (7.10%) H.323
4 13 (7.10%) Telepresence
5 10 (5.46%) Internet
6 9 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (4.92%) SMTP
7 8 (4.37%) LDAP
8 7 (3.83%) NetScaler
9 6 (3.28%) Firewall
10 5 (2.73%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.64%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.09%) BGP
12 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.09%) MPLS
12 2 (1.09%) SAN
13 1 (0.55%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (0.55%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.57%) MySQL
2 20 (10.93%) Big Data
3 16 (8.74%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.37%) HBase
6 8 (4.37%) Redis
7 7 (3.83%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.73%) GIS
9 4 (2.19%) Datazen
9 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.64%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.64%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.64%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.64%) Power BI
10 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 35 (19.13%) Jenkins
3 28 (15.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (9.29%) Vagrant
5 9 (4.92%) Maven
6 6 (3.28%) JIRA
7 5 (2.73%) Ant
7 5 (2.73%) Fiddler
7 5 (2.73%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.19%) Gradle
9 3 (1.64%) AppScan
9 3 (1.64%) JMeter
10 2 (1.09%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.09%) Subversion
11 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.55%) Robotium
11 1 (0.55%) Selenium
General
1 13 (7.10%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.01%) Finance
3 6 (3.28%) Banking
4 5 (2.73%) Marketing
4 5 (2.73%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (27.87%) Developer
2 39 (21.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (15.30%) Linux Engineer
4 24 (13.11%) Python Developer
5 21 (11.48%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (7.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) Administrator
7 11 (6.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 10 (5.46%) Consultant
8 10 (5.46%) Linux Administrator
8 10 (5.46%) VMware Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Linux Support
9 9 (4.92%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.37%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.37%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.94%) CSS
2 27 (14.75%) HTML
3 26 (14.21%) JSON
3 26 (14.21%) RabbitMQ
4 24 (13.11%) Django
5 23 (12.57%) Middleware
6 20 (10.93%) REST
7 19 (10.38%) JMS
8 15 (8.20%) Web Services
9 13 (7.10%) .NET
10 10 (5.46%) jQuery
10 10 (5.46%) LAMP
11 9 (4.92%) ADO.NET
11 9 (4.92%) LEMP Stack
11 9 (4.92%) XML
12 8 (4.37%) MCollective
13 7 (3.83%) SciPy
14 6 (3.28%) AngularJS
14 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET
14 6 (3.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.38%) Private Cloud
2 15 (8.20%) Algorithms
3 14 (7.65%) User Experience
4 13 (7.10%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.92%) Smart Energy
6 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
6 8 (4.37%) EMC VNX
7 7 (3.83%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.73%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.73%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.73%) Statistics
9 4 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (1.64%) Animation
10 3 (1.64%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.09%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.09%) Health Informatics
11 2 (1.09%) Informatics
11 2 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 127 (69.40%) Linux
2 31 (16.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 31 (16.94%) Windows
3 26 (14.21%) Unix
4 14 (7.65%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.92%) CentOS
5 9 (4.92%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.19%) SUSE
6 4 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.64%) Solaris
8 2 (1.09%) AIX
8 2 (1.09%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Debian
9 1 (0.55%) Fedora
9 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.05%) DevOps
2 54 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (20.22%) Configuration Management
4 29 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (14.75%) Scrum
6 21 (11.48%) ITIL
7 20 (10.93%) High Availability
8 17 (9.29%) TDD
9 16 (8.74%) Automated Testing
10 13 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.10%) Open Source
10 13 (7.10%) Web Development
11 12 (6.56%) OOP
12 11 (6.01%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.46%) Analytics
13 10 (5.46%) Kanban
14 9 (4.92%) Software Testing
15 8 (4.37%) Incident Management
15 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
15 8 (4.37%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (24.59%) JavaScript
2 43 (23.50%) Perl
3 40 (21.86%) Java
4 34 (18.58%) Ruby
5 29 (15.85%) Shell Script
6 20 (10.93%) SQL
7 18 (9.84%) PowerShell
8 17 (9.29%) Bash Shell
9 16 (8.74%) C#
10 14 (7.65%) C++
10 14 (7.65%) PHP
11 12 (6.56%) R
12 11 (6.01%) C
13 9 (4.92%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.28%) Scala
15 4 (2.19%) AWK
15 4 (2.19%) sed
15 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
16 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
16 2 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.65%) CCNA
3 14 (7.65%) CCNP
3 14 (7.65%) Degree
4 10 (5.46%) RHCSA
5 9 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.37%) RHCE
7 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.19%) CISSP
8 4 (2.19%) MCITP
8 4 (2.19%) MCSE
9 3 (1.64%) CEH
9 3 (1.64%) MCTS
9 3 (1.64%) PhD
10 2 (1.09%) CISA
10 2 (1.09%) CISM
10 2 (1.09%) CRISC
10 2 (1.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.46%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) FedRAMP
3 8 (4.37%) SLA
4 4 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (13.66%) vSphere
2 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.92%) qmail
4 8 (4.37%) Squid
5 4 (2.19%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.19%) Docker
6 3 (1.64%) XenServer
7 2 (1.09%) KVM
7 2 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.55%) Ceph
8 1 (0.55%) GeoWebCache
8 1 (0.55%) NFS
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.55%) Postfix
8 1 (0.55%) RHEV
8 1 (0.55%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (21.31%) Ansible
1 39 (21.31%) Puppet
2 21 (11.48%) Nagios
3 19 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (7.10%) logstash
5 12 (6.56%) Graphite
6 9 (4.92%) Cacti
6 9 (4.92%) ZABBIX
7 8 (4.37%) collectd
7 8 (4.37%) Ganglia
8 3 (1.64%) Terraform
9 2 (1.09%) Kibana
9 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.09%) Nessus
10 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.55%) Control-M
10 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.55%) SELinux
10 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.55%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 42 (22.95%) VMware
2 27 (14.75%) IBM
3 21 (11.48%) Cisco
4 16 (8.74%) Oracle
4 16 (8.74%) Red Hat
5 12 (6.56%) EMC
6 11 (6.01%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.46%) Splunk
8 8 (4.37%) Juniper
9 7 (3.83%) HP
10 6 (3.28%) F5
10 6 (3.28%) Remedy
11 5 (2.73%) Citrix
12 3 (1.64%) LANDesk
13 2 (1.09%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.09%) Veracode
14 1 (0.55%) AppDynamics
14 1 (0.55%) Facebook
14 1 (0.55%) Palo Alto
14 1 (0.55%) Twitter
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago