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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 37 77 118
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +41
Contract jobs citing Python 103 53 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.05% 1.95% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.04% 7.29% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 35 7
Average daily rate £386 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +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
642 727 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.27% 26.81% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 423 409
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £55.65 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +32 86 £380 -5.00% 22
Slough +6 3 £150 - 1
Newbury +7 1 - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 98 (72.06%) Linux
2 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (51.47%) JavaScript
4 41 (30.15%) CSS
5 40 (29.41%) HTML
5 40 (29.41%) TDD
6 36 (26.47%) Scrum
6 36 (26.47%) Puppet
7 35 (25.74%) Django
8 33 (24.26%) Configuration Management
9 30 (22.06%) Web Services
9 30 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
10 29 (21.32%) Perl
11 28 (20.59%) OOP
11 28 (20.59%) User Experience
12 27 (19.85%) Graphite
12 27 (19.85%) logstash
13 26 (19.12%) Bash Shell
13 26 (19.12%) Java
14 23 (16.91%) Software Testing
15 22 (16.18%) DevOps
16 21 (15.44%) Software Engineering
17 20 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (14.71%) REST
18 19 (13.97%) High Availability
18 19 (13.97%) Ansible
18 19 (13.97%) Automated Testing
18 19 (13.97%) VMware
19 18 (13.24%) Apache
19 18 (13.24%) HTTP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (13.24%) Apache
2 16 (11.76%) nginx
3 14 (10.29%) JBoss
3 14 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.29%) WebLogic
4 13 (9.56%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (9.56%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.47%) Confluence
5 2 (1.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.74%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.74%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 30 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) HTTP
2 17 (12.50%) H.323
3 16 (11.76%) Internet
4 14 (10.29%) DNS
4 14 (10.29%) SSL
5 13 (9.56%) LDAP
5 13 (9.56%) SMTP
6 9 (6.62%) Telepresence
7 2 (1.47%) Broadband
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.47%) MPLS
7 2 (1.47%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.74%) 802.15
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.74%) IPsec
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) SSH
8 1 (0.74%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) MySQL
2 13 (9.56%) NoSQL
2 13 (9.56%) RDBMS
2 13 (9.56%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.09%) Big Data
4 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.47%) GIS
5 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.47%) OLTP
5 2 (1.47%) Redis
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.74%) Datazen
6 1 (0.74%) HBase
6 1 (0.74%) HPCC
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.41%) JIRA
3 3 (2.21%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.21%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (0.74%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.74%) Banking
2 1 (0.74%) Electronics
2 1 (0.74%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
2 1 (0.74%) Marketing
2 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (49.26%) Developer
2 45 (33.09%) Python Developer
3 31 (22.79%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (13.97%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (13.24%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (13.24%) Support Engineer
6 17 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 16 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (8.82%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (8.82%) VMware Support Engineer
9 11 (8.09%) Applications Engineer
9 11 (8.09%) Applications Support
9 11 (8.09%) Applications Support Engineer
9 11 (8.09%) Linux Support
9 11 (8.09%) Linux Support Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (5.88%) Linux Scripter
11 8 (5.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 7 (5.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (30.15%) CSS
2 40 (29.41%) HTML
3 35 (25.74%) Django
4 30 (22.06%) Web Services
5 20 (14.71%) REST
6 15 (11.03%) LAMP
6 15 (11.03%) Sass
7 14 (10.29%) RESTful
8 13 (9.56%) ELK Stack
8 13 (9.56%) JSON
8 13 (9.56%) LEMP Stack
8 13 (9.56%) MCollective
8 13 (9.56%) Sensu
9 10 (7.35%) jQuery
10 9 (6.62%) Twisted
11 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
11 6 (4.41%) HTML5
12 5 (3.68%) CSS3
13 3 (2.21%) D3.js
13 3 (2.21%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.59%) User Experience
2 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.41%) Smart Energy
4 4 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.21%) Animation
6 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.47%) Statistics
6 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.74%) IPTV
7 1 (0.74%) New Media
7 1 (0.74%) STB
7 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 98 (72.06%) Linux
2 20 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (11.03%) CentOS
4 13 (9.56%) Ubuntu
5 10 (7.35%) Windows
6 9 (6.62%) Unix
6 9 (6.62%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.74%) SUSE
8 1 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.41%) TDD
3 36 (26.47%) Scrum
4 33 (24.26%) Configuration Management
5 28 (20.59%) OOP
6 23 (16.91%) Software Testing
7 22 (16.18%) DevOps
8 21 (15.44%) Software Engineering
9 19 (13.97%) Automated Testing
9 19 (13.97%) High Availability
10 17 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (9.56%) Kanban
11 13 (9.56%) OO
12 12 (8.82%) Service Delivery
13 10 (7.35%) Incident Management
14 8 (5.88%) ITIL
15 5 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
16 4 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (2.94%) Open Source
16 4 (2.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (51.47%) JavaScript
2 29 (21.32%) Perl
3 26 (19.12%) Bash Shell
3 26 (19.12%) Java
4 15 (11.03%) C++
5 13 (9.56%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.62%) Erlang
6 9 (6.62%) PHP
7 8 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 8 (5.88%) Ruby
8 6 (4.41%) SQL
9 4 (2.94%) AWK
9 4 (2.94%) sed
10 3 (2.21%) C
11 2 (1.47%) R
12 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.74%) C#
12 1 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.21%) MCSE
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) CCNA
4 2 (1.47%) CCNP
4 2 (1.47%) HNC
4 2 (1.47%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.74%) CCIE
5 1 (0.74%) CCIP
5 1 (0.74%) CCSP
5 1 (0.74%) CISSP
5 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.74%) MCSD
5 1 (0.74%) PhD
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) FedRAMP
2 11 (8.09%) SLA
3 6 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.56%) qmail
1 13 (9.56%) Squid
2 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) vSphere
4 2 (1.47%) KVM
4 2 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.47%) Xen
4 2 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (26.47%) Puppet
2 27 (19.85%) Graphite
2 27 (19.85%) logstash
3 19 (13.97%) Ansible
4 15 (11.03%) Cacti
4 15 (11.03%) Nagios
5 14 (10.29%) collectd
5 14 (10.29%) Ganglia
5 14 (10.29%) ZABBIX
6 13 (9.56%) Terraform
7 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.74%) Mesos
8 1 (0.74%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.74%) Salt
8 1 (0.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) VMware
2 14 (10.29%) Splunk
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle
4 6 (4.41%) Cisco
5 5 (3.68%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.68%) Remedy
6 4 (2.94%) IBM
7 3 (2.21%) F5
7 3 (2.21%) HP
7 3 (2.21%) Juniper
8 2 (1.47%) Google
8 2 (1.47%) SAP
9 1 (0.74%) Adobe
9 1 (0.74%) Dell
9 1 (0.74%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.74%) Huawei
9 1 (0.74%) Nokia
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.74%) Siebel
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