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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 73 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 53 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.03% 1.07% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.83% 4.19% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 11
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
677 621 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.97% 25.59% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 313 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 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 28 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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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 +19 40 £400 +18.51% 18
Hungerford - 2 £395 -
Maidenhead +5 1 - - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (42.59%) Java
3 37 (34.26%) Oracle
4 36 (33.33%) Linux
5 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
6 32 (29.63%) HTML
6 32 (29.63%) UNIX
7 30 (27.78%) Perl
8 29 (26.85%) SQL
8 29 (26.85%) CSS
9 28 (25.93%) TDD
9 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 22 (20.37%) AngularJS
11 21 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (18.52%) Scrum
12 20 (18.52%) TeamCity
13 19 (17.59%) Django
14 18 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 17 (15.74%) C++
15 17 (15.74%) RDBMS
16 16 (14.81%) MVC
17 15 (13.89%) GIS
17 15 (13.89%) Spring
18 14 (12.96%) Hibernate
18 14 (12.96%) jQuery
18 14 (12.96%) Oracle Spatial
18 14 (12.96%) Spring MVC
18 14 (12.96%) EJB
18 14 (12.96%) REST
19 13 (12.04%) Bash Shell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 14 (12.96%) Oracle Spatial
2 7 (6.48%) Apache
3 3 (2.78%) IIS
3 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.85%) nginx
4 2 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) Zope
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.93%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.93%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Heroku
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) Internet
2 7 (6.48%) HTTP
3 5 (4.63%) WAN
3 5 (4.63%) SSL
4 4 (3.70%) LAN
5 3 (2.78%) DNS
5 3 (2.78%) WLAN
6 2 (1.85%) VPN
6 2 (1.85%) SNMP
6 2 (1.85%) DHCP
6 2 (1.85%) Firewall
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
7 1 (0.93%) IPsec
7 1 (0.93%) SSH
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.93%) Network Security
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.93%) xDSL
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 17 (15.74%) RDBMS
4 12 (11.11%) OLTP
5 10 (9.26%) DB2
6 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.70%) MySQL
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.93%) Big Data
10 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.52%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.48%) JIRA
4 5 (4.63%) Subversion
5 4 (3.70%) Hudson
6 3 (2.78%) Selenium
7 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (55.56%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 12 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Django Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Python/Django Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.48%) Administrator
8 6 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Python Web Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Consultant
10 4 (3.70%) DBA
10 4 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.63%) HTML
2 29 (26.85%) CSS
3 22 (20.37%) AngularJS
4 19 (17.59%) Django
5 15 (13.89%) Spring
6 14 (12.96%) Hibernate
6 14 (12.96%) jQuery
6 14 (12.96%) Spring MVC
6 14 (12.96%) EJB
6 14 (12.96%) REST
7 13 (12.04%) Web Services
8 12 (11.11%) STL
8 12 (11.11%) JSON
9 10 (9.26%) Sass
10 9 (8.33%) XML
11 7 (6.48%) Java EE
11 7 (6.48%) JPA
12 5 (4.63%) .NET
13 4 (3.70%) Ajax
14 3 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) GIS
2 10 (9.26%) User Experience
3 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Kindle
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Linux
2 32 (29.63%) UNIX
3 12 (11.11%) Windows
4 10 (9.26%) AIX
5 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.70%) SUSE
6 4 (3.70%) CentOS
7 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Fedora
9 1 (0.93%) HPUX
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.93%) TDD
3 20 (18.52%) Scrum
4 16 (14.81%) MVC
5 13 (12.04%) OOP
5 13 (12.04%) SDLC
6 12 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 11 (10.19%) User Stories
7 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.19%) Software Testing
8 10 (9.26%) Service Delivery
8 10 (9.26%) DevOps
9 9 (8.33%) Web Development
9 9 (8.33%) Migration
10 8 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.48%) Agile Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Automated Testing
11 7 (6.48%) ETL
12 6 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.59%) Java
2 34 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 30 (27.78%) Perl
4 29 (26.85%) SQL
5 17 (15.74%) C++
6 13 (12.04%) Bash Shell
7 11 (10.19%) Ruby
8 9 (8.33%) PHP
9 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.70%) C#
10 4 (3.70%) Tcl
10 4 (3.70%) VB
11 3 (2.78%) C
11 3 (2.78%) Jython
12 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.93%) VBScript
13 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.93%) Korn
13 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
4 1 (0.93%) PhD
4 1 (0.93%) CCIE
4 1 (0.93%) CCSP
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) CCIP
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (5.56%) Puppet
2 4 (3.70%) Nagios
3 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.85%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) collectd
4 1 (0.93%) logstash
4 1 (0.93%) Salt
4 1 (0.93%) Graphite
4 1 (0.93%) Cacti
4 1 (0.93%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 37 (34.26%) Oracle
2 12 (11.11%) Sybase
3 11 (10.19%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.56%) Ab Initio
5 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.78%) HP
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco
6 3 (2.78%) IBM
6 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 2 (1.85%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.93%) Postini
8 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.93%) F5
8 1 (0.93%) Cognos
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.93%) SurfControl
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