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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 51 61 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +51
Contract jobs citing Python 88 68 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.50% 2.43% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.19% 8.98% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 44 10
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 £350 £325 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £434 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
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
620 757 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.69% 27.09% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 467 376
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 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 6 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 +6 42 £450 +20.00% 26
Bracknell +13 16 £475 +18.75% 5
Slough +3 4 £340 -9.33% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £373 -
Windsor +1 3 £500 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 130 (68.42%) Linux
2 84 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
4 56 (29.47%) DevOps
5 50 (26.32%) Java
6 49 (25.79%) Configuration Management
7 48 (25.26%) Puppet
8 45 (23.68%) Ansible
9 40 (21.05%) Perl
10 37 (19.47%) CSS
11 36 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
12 35 (18.42%) Scrum
13 34 (17.89%) VMware
13 34 (17.89%) Git (software)
14 33 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 33 (17.37%) Ruby
15 32 (16.84%) Jenkins
15 32 (16.84%) HTML
15 32 (16.84%) Web Services
16 30 (15.79%) Bash Shell
16 30 (15.79%) WebLogic
17 28 (14.74%) Tomcat
17 28 (14.74%) Shell Script
17 28 (14.74%) Django
18 27 (14.21%) Windows
18 27 (14.21%) TDD
18 27 (14.21%) logstash
18 27 (14.21%) Graphite
19 26 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (12.63%) Unix

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 30 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 28 (14.74%) Tomcat
3 18 (9.47%) OpenStack
4 17 (8.95%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (8.95%) nginx
5 16 (8.42%) Apache
6 15 (7.89%) JBoss
7 7 (3.68%) Apache Spark
7 7 (3.68%) IIS
8 6 (3.16%) SAS
9 5 (2.63%) Node.js
9 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.63%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.58%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.58%) Confluence
10 3 (1.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.05%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.53%) Drupal
12 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.11%) SPSS
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
3 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 36 (18.95%) 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
2 20 (10.53%) SSL
3 17 (8.95%) H.323
4 15 (7.89%) Internet
5 13 (6.84%) LDAP
5 13 (6.84%) SMTP
5 13 (6.84%) Telepresence
6 6 (3.16%) Firewall
7 5 (2.63%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.63%) Wireshark
8 4 (2.11%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.58%) MPLS
9 3 (1.58%) SAN
9 3 (1.58%) Wireless
10 2 (1.05%) BGP
10 2 (1.05%) IPsec
10 2 (1.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.11%) Big Data
2 22 (11.58%) MySQL
3 14 (7.37%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.74%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.63%) Datazen
8 5 (2.63%) GIS
8 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.11%) Redis
9 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.58%) HBase
10 3 (1.58%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.58%) Power BI
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.05%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 34 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (6.32%) Vagrant
5 9 (4.74%) Maven
6 8 (4.21%) 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%) Subversion
10 2 (1.05%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.05%) JMeter
10 2 (1.05%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.53%) Serena SBM
General
1 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.68%) Finance
3 4 (2.11%) Banking
3 4 (2.11%) Marketing
3 4 (2.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (31.05%) Developer
2 45 (23.68%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 31 (16.32%) Python Developer
5 26 (13.68%) Support Engineer
6 23 (12.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 23 (12.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 18 (9.47%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) VMware Support Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Applications Support
10 11 (5.79%) Applications Support Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Linux Support
10 11 (5.79%) Linux Support Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Consultant
11 10 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.47%) CSS
2 32 (16.84%) HTML
2 32 (16.84%) Web Services
3 28 (14.74%) Django
4 22 (11.58%) JSON
4 22 (11.58%) REST
5 17 (8.95%) Middleware
6 16 (8.42%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (7.89%) LAMP
8 14 (7.37%) .NET
8 14 (7.37%) ELK Stack
8 14 (7.37%) LEMP Stack
8 14 (7.37%) RESTful
9 13 (6.84%) JMS
9 13 (6.84%) MCollective
9 13 (6.84%) Sensu
10 10 (5.26%) ADO.NET
11 9 (4.74%) jQuery
12 8 (4.21%) Sass
12 8 (4.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.47%) User Experience
2 15 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.84%) Private Cloud
4 10 (5.26%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.68%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.68%) Smart Energy
7 6 (3.16%) Visualisation
8 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 5 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (2.11%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.11%) Statistics
10 3 (1.58%) Animation
11 2 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.05%) Health Informatics
11 2 (1.05%) Informatics
11 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 130 (68.42%) Linux
2 33 (17.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (14.21%) Windows
4 24 (12.63%) Unix
5 18 (9.47%) CentOS
6 17 (8.95%) 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%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Fedora
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) SUSE
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (29.47%) DevOps
3 49 (25.79%) Configuration Management
4 35 (18.42%) Scrum
5 27 (14.21%) TDD
6 26 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 20 (10.53%) High Availability
7 20 (10.53%) OOP
8 16 (8.42%) ITIL
8 16 (8.42%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.37%) Software Testing
10 13 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.84%) Kanban
10 13 (6.84%) Open Source
11 10 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (4.74%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.74%) OO
12 9 (4.74%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.11%) JavaScript
2 50 (26.32%) Java
3 40 (21.05%) Perl
4 33 (17.37%) Ruby
5 30 (15.79%) Bash Shell
6 28 (14.74%) Shell Script
7 22 (11.58%) C++
8 20 (10.53%) SQL
9 16 (8.42%) C#
9 16 (8.42%) PowerShell
10 14 (7.37%) C
11 13 (6.84%) PHP
12 12 (6.32%) R
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 19 (10.00%) Degree
2 16 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.74%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.68%) CCNP
6 5 (2.63%) CCNA
6 5 (2.63%) MCSE
7 4 (2.11%) MCITP
8 3 (1.58%) CISSP
8 3 (1.58%) MCSD
8 3 (1.58%) MCTS
9 2 (1.05%) CEH
9 2 (1.05%) CISA
9 2 (1.05%) CISM
9 2 (1.05%) CRISC
9 2 (1.05%) GIAC
9 2 (1.05%) HNC
9 2 (1.05%) PhD
9 2 (1.05%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) FedRAMP
2 11 (5.79%) SLA
3 10 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) qmail
1 14 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.84%) Squid
3 11 (5.79%) vSphere
4 3 (1.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.58%) Docker
4 3 (1.58%) KVM
4 3 (1.58%) XenServer
5 2 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.53%) NFS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.53%) Postfix
6 1 (0.53%) RHEV
6 1 (0.53%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.53%) Varnish
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (25.26%) Puppet
2 45 (23.68%) Ansible
3 27 (14.21%) Graphite
3 27 (14.21%) logstash
4 18 (9.47%) Nagios
5 14 (7.37%) Cacti
5 14 (7.37%) ZABBIX
6 13 (6.84%) collectd
6 13 (6.84%) Ganglia
6 13 (6.84%) Terraform
7 11 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.05%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.05%) Nessus
9 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.53%) Control-M
9 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.53%) Plesk
9 1 (0.53%) SCOM
9 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 34 (17.89%) VMware
2 22 (11.58%) IBM
3 18 (9.47%) Oracle
4 15 (7.89%) Splunk
5 13 (6.84%) Cisco
5 13 (6.84%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.68%) Remedy
8 6 (3.16%) F5
8 6 (3.16%) HP
8 6 (3.16%) Juniper
9 3 (1.58%) EMC
9 3 (1.58%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.58%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.58%) SAP
10 2 (1.05%) Citrix
10 2 (1.05%) Google
10 2 (1.05%) Veracode
11 1 (0.53%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (0.53%) Symantec
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