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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 73 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 53 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.00% 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.49% 1.65% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 4
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£350 £398 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +12.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £161 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
708 907 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.73% 35.20% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 493 306
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +36 24 £395 -21.00% 7
Bracknell +5 8 £330 - 3
Newbury +3 4 £275 -34.52% 2
Slough -8 1 - - 2
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (47.62%) Java
1 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (44.05%) Linux
3 36 (42.86%) Perl
4 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 26 (30.95%) SQL
5 23 (27.38%) HTML
6 22 (26.19%) C++
7 21 (25.00%) Ruby
8 20 (23.81%) PHP
9 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 15 (17.86%) CSS
10 15 (17.86%) User Experience
11 14 (16.67%) UNIX
12 13 (15.48%) Degree
12 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
13 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 12 (14.29%) REST
14 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (13.10%) Django
14 11 (13.10%) Oracle
15 10 (11.90%) MySQL
15 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
15 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
15 10 (11.90%) SAN
15 10 (11.90%) JSON
15 10 (11.90%) Ajax
15 10 (11.90%) NAS
15 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
15 10 (11.90%) Relational Database

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (8.33%) Drupal
2 4 (4.76%) CMS
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.19%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.19%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) SaaS
1 3 (3.57%) PaaS
1 3 (3.57%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) SAN
1 10 (11.90%) NAS
2 7 (8.33%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) WAN
3 5 (5.95%) PPP
3 5 (5.95%) Internet
3 5 (5.95%) BGP
3 5 (5.95%) Firewall
4 4 (4.76%) FDDI
4 4 (4.76%) SMDS
4 4 (4.76%) IGRP
4 4 (4.76%) X.25
4 4 (4.76%) SSL
4 4 (4.76%) HTTP
4 4 (4.76%) SNA
4 4 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (3.57%) SNMP
6 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.38%) Frame Relay
6 2 (2.38%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) MySQL
1 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
1 10 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.33%) OLTP
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
6 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 6 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.38%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.38%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) Ant
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.38%) TestNG
5 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.38%) TestLink
6 1 (1.19%) Trac
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Introscope
General
1 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Retail
2 1 (1.19%) Billing
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Developer
2 16 (19.05%) Python Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Programmer
7 5 (5.95%) Python Programmer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Python Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Python Programmer
7 5 (5.95%) Programmer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
9 3 (3.57%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) HTML
2 15 (17.86%) CSS
3 12 (14.29%) REST
4 11 (13.10%) Django
5 10 (11.90%) JSON
5 10 (11.90%) Ajax
6 9 (10.71%) jQuery
7 7 (8.33%) Sass
8 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 6 (7.14%) Middleware
8 6 (7.14%) SOAP
8 6 (7.14%) MCollective
9 4 (4.76%) XML
9 4 (4.76%) HTML5
9 4 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.57%) .NET
10 3 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (2.38%) LAMP
11 2 (2.38%) LINQ
11 2 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) User Experience
2 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.14%) Open Source
5 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.76%) E-Learning
5 4 (4.76%) New Media
6 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.57%) BBC
7 2 (2.38%) GIS
7 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.19%) EFT
8 1 (1.19%) iPhone
8 1 (1.19%) CMDB
8 1 (1.19%) Statistics
8 1 (1.19%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.05%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) UNIX
3 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.52%) Windows
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.19%) VMS
7 1 (1.19%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (10.71%) TDD
3 9 (10.71%) Scrum
4 8 (9.52%) Web Development
4 8 (9.52%) OO
4 8 (9.52%) DevOps
5 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.14%) MVC
6 6 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (7.14%) Analytics
7 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.95%) OOP
7 5 (5.95%) Kanban
7 5 (5.95%) Refactoring
7 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.62%) Java
2 36 (42.86%) Perl
3 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (30.95%) SQL
4 22 (26.19%) C++
5 21 (25.00%) Ruby
6 20 (23.81%) PHP
7 10 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
8 8 (9.52%) C#
9 6 (7.14%) C
10 2 (2.38%) Erlang
10 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.38%) VB
10 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.19%) Korn
11 1 (1.19%) AWK
11 1 (1.19%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.76%) CCIE
4 2 (2.38%) MCTS
4 2 (2.38%) MCITP
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.19%) CISSP
5 1 (1.19%) CCNP
5 1 (1.19%) CCNA
5 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) HP APS
5 1 (1.19%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) vSphere
3 2 (2.38%) vCloud
4 1 (1.19%) Docker
4 1 (1.19%) HDFS
4 1 (1.19%) LXC
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (3.57%) WSUS
3 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.19%) Salt
4 1 (1.19%) Netcool
4 1 (1.19%) Nagios
4 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Sybase
3 6 (7.14%) Hitachi
4 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) EMC
5 3 (3.57%) IBM
5 3 (3.57%) BMC
5 3 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.19%) F5
6 1 (1.19%) Akamai
6 1 (1.19%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.19%) Nortel
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) Juniper
6 1 (1.19%) Siemens
6 1 (1.19%) webMethods
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec
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