The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 27 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.76% - 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£378 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -30.62%
Python
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 82 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 19.31% 23.03% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 24
Average daily rate £375 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £39.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.88 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £15.00 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Bracknell region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Perl
3 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
4 8 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) Ruby
5 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
5 7 (43.75%) C++
6 6 (37.50%) Apache
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (37.50%) SSL
6 6 (37.50%) IBM
6 6 (37.50%) Adobe
6 6 (37.50%) HTTP
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (37.50%) Jython
6 6 (37.50%) Introscope
6 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (37.50%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (37.50%) Worklight
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (37.50%) AppDynamics
7 5 (31.25%) User Experience
7 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
7 5 (31.25%) Ajax

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (37.50%) Apache
1 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe CQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 5 (31.25%) NAS
3 5 (31.25%) SAN
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Introscope
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (6.25%) BitKeeper
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (37.50%) Worklight
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) SOAP
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 5 (31.25%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Perl
2 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) C++
4 7 (43.75%) Ruby
4 7 (43.75%) Bash Shell
5 6 (37.50%) Jython
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) C#
8 1 (6.25%) AWK
8 1 (6.25%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
1 6 (37.50%) Adobe
1 6 (37.50%) AppDynamics
2 5 (31.25%) Hitachi
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) EMC
4 2 (12.50%) BMC