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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 92 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 27 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 2.26% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
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
635 840 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.51% 32.81% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 382 368
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +11 12 £300 -14.28% 6
Bracknell - 5 £225 - 1
Slough +2 3 £300 -7.69% 4
Maidenhead -5 1 £300 +33.33% 1
Newbury - - - - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 22 (56.41%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Degree
4 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) UNIX
5 6 (15.38%) CSS
5 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.38%) Django
5 6 (15.38%) QA
6 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.82%) NAS
6 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby
6 5 (12.82%) SAN
6 5 (12.82%) BGP
6 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.82%) CCIE
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco
6 5 (12.82%) LAN
6 5 (12.82%) PPP
6 5 (12.82%) SNA
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (10.26%) ArcGIS
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) Drupal
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) WAN
2 5 (12.82%) NAS
2 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 5 (12.82%) BGP
2 5 (12.82%) LAN
2 5 (12.82%) PPP
2 5 (12.82%) SNA
3 4 (10.26%) FDDI
3 4 (10.26%) SMDS
3 4 (10.26%) IGRP
3 4 (10.26%) X.25
4 3 (7.69%) LTE
4 3 (7.69%) APPN
4 3 (7.69%) SONET
4 3 (7.69%) Frame Relay
4 3 (7.69%) ATM
4 3 (7.69%) ISDN
5 2 (5.13%) SNMP
5 2 (5.13%) UMTS
5 2 (5.13%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Selenium
2 3 (7.69%) TestNG
2 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 3 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) Robotium
4 1 (2.56%) Trac
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) JBehave
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
4 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) German Language
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Test Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) RF Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) RF Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.56%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) CSS
1 6 (15.38%) Django
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) ArcObjects
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) CSS3
4 1 (2.56%) Sass
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) OOCSS
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) Java SE
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.26%) GIS
2 4 (10.26%) Statistics
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) UNIX
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) CentOS
5 1 (2.56%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Scrum
2 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
2 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
2 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) ETL
3 4 (10.26%) Validation
3 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
3 4 (10.26%) Network Design
3 4 (10.26%) Data Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) BDD
4 3 (7.69%) Test Management
4 3 (7.69%) Time Management
4 3 (7.69%) Kanban
4 3 (7.69%) Data Validation
4 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) TDD
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) Perl
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby
3 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) VB
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (2.56%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) XPath
7 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.56%) AWK
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (12.82%) CCIE
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.69%) ISEB
5 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.56%) CCIP
6 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) ESRI
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Nortel
4 2 (5.13%) Siemens
5 1 (2.56%) F5
5 1 (2.56%) Percona
5 1 (2.56%) Akamai
5 1 (2.56%) NetHawk
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago