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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 71 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 55 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.16% 0.87% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 3.57% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
626 617 764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.53% 24.51% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 294 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 40 £400 +18.51% 18
Hungerford - 3 £395 -
Maidenhead +2 1 - - 1
Bracknell -4 1 - - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.46%) Java
3 39 (31.71%) Oracle
4 38 (30.89%) Linux
5 36 (29.27%) JavaScript
6 35 (28.46%) Perl
6 35 (28.46%) UNIX
7 34 (27.64%) HTML
8 33 (26.83%) SQL
8 33 (26.83%) TDD
9 31 (25.20%) CSS
10 27 (21.95%) Git (software)
11 25 (20.33%) AngularJS
12 23 (18.70%) Django
13 21 (17.07%) Relational Database
14 20 (16.26%) Scrum
14 20 (16.26%) C++
14 20 (16.26%) RDBMS
15 19 (15.45%) MVC
15 19 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (15.45%) TeamCity
16 17 (13.82%) Ruby
16 17 (13.82%) GIS
16 17 (13.82%) OOP
17 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
18 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
18 15 (12.20%) Web Services
18 15 (12.20%) SDLC
19 14 (11.38%) Sybase
19 14 (11.38%) STL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (10.57%) Oracle Spatial
2 7 (5.69%) Apache
3 3 (2.44%) IIS
3 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.44%) Node.js
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.63%) nginx
4 2 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (1.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.81%) Zope
5 1 (0.81%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Office
2 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.44%) Heroku
3 2 (1.63%) GitHub
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon Glacier
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) Internet
2 5 (4.07%) WAN
2 5 (4.07%) HTTP
2 5 (4.07%) SSL
3 4 (3.25%) LAN
4 3 (2.44%) WLAN
5 2 (1.63%) IPv4
5 2 (1.63%) SNMP
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.63%) Firewall
5 2 (1.63%) Wireless
5 2 (1.63%) SSH
6 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.81%) Network Security
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.81%) LTE
6 1 (0.81%) xDSL
6 1 (0.81%) 4G
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 20 (16.26%) RDBMS
3 19 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (11.38%) OLTP
5 10 (8.13%) DB2
6 7 (5.69%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.25%) MySQL
9 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.81%) Big Data
11 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.45%) TeamCity
3 7 (5.69%) JIRA
3 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.88%) Subversion
5 4 (3.25%) Hudson
6 3 (2.44%) Selenium
7 2 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.63%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.81%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 3 (2.44%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (56.91%) Developer
2 25 (20.33%) Python Developer
3 14 (11.38%) C++ Developer
4 10 (8.13%) Analyst
4 10 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Python/Django Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Django Developer
6 8 (6.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Administrator
8 5 (4.07%) Consultant
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Python Web Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.64%) HTML
2 31 (25.20%) CSS
3 25 (20.33%) AngularJS
4 23 (18.70%) Django
5 15 (12.20%) Web Services
6 14 (11.38%) Spring
6 14 (11.38%) STL
7 13 (10.57%) Hibernate
7 13 (10.57%) jQuery
7 13 (10.57%) JSON
7 13 (10.57%) Spring MVC
7 13 (10.57%) EJB
7 13 (10.57%) REST
8 12 (9.76%) Sass
9 9 (7.32%) XML
10 7 (5.69%) JPA
10 7 (5.69%) Java EE
11 6 (4.88%) .NET
12 4 (3.25%) Ajax
12 4 (3.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) GIS
2 11 (8.94%) User Experience
3 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Kindle
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
6 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.89%) Linux
2 35 (28.46%) UNIX
3 12 (9.76%) Windows
4 10 (8.13%) AIX
5 9 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.25%) CentOS
6 4 (3.25%) SUSE
7 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.63%) Android
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.81%) Fedora
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.83%) TDD
3 20 (16.26%) Scrum
4 19 (15.45%) MVC
5 17 (13.82%) OOP
6 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.20%) SDLC
8 14 (11.38%) Multithreading
9 13 (10.57%) DevOps
10 12 (9.76%) Software Testing
10 12 (9.76%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.94%) User Stories
12 10 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (8.13%) Web Development
12 10 (8.13%) Migration
13 8 (6.50%) Automated Testing
13 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.69%) Kanban
14 7 (5.69%) Agile Testing
14 7 (5.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.46%) Java
2 36 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 35 (28.46%) Perl
4 33 (26.83%) SQL
5 20 (16.26%) C++
6 17 (13.82%) Ruby
7 15 (12.20%) Bash Shell
8 12 (9.76%) PHP
9 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.25%) C
10 4 (3.25%) C#
10 4 (3.25%) Tcl
10 4 (3.25%) VB
11 3 (2.44%) Jython
12 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) VBScript
13 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.81%) Korn
13 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) Degree
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) ISEB
3 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.81%) MCTS
4 1 (0.81%) MCITP
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) PhD
4 1 (0.81%) CCIE
4 1 (0.81%) CCSP
4 1 (0.81%) CCNP
4 1 (0.81%) CCIP
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) Puppet
2 6 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.44%) Nagios
5 2 (1.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (1.63%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Sybase
3 12 (9.76%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.88%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.88%) VMware
5 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.44%) HP
6 3 (2.44%) Cisco
6 3 (2.44%) IBM
6 3 (2.44%) ESRI
7 2 (1.63%) Splunk
7 2 (1.63%) Talend
8 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.81%) SurfControl
8 1 (0.81%) Postini
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.81%) F5
8 1 (0.81%) Cognos
8 1 (0.81%) EMC
8 1 (0.81%) Mapinfo
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