The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 40 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 35 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.66% 1.58% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.25% 4.47% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Median daily rate £303 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
311 425 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.57% 35.30% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 228 222
Median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Buckinghamshire region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +30 26 £275 -45.00% 2
Aylesbury -7 1 £330 +57.51% 2
Buckingham - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle
3 18 (35.29%) Linux
4 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) IBM
6 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
7 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 12 (23.53%) Finance
7 12 (23.53%) Web Services
7 12 (23.53%) SQL
8 11 (21.57%) Scrum
9 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
10 9 (17.65%) Retail
10 9 (17.65%) DevOps
11 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
11 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (15.69%) Log4j
11 8 (15.69%) XML Schema
11 8 (15.69%) J2SE
11 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
11 8 (15.69%) XML
11 8 (15.69%) XSLT
11 8 (15.69%) ITIL
12 7 (13.73%) JDBC
12 7 (13.73%) SOAP
12 7 (13.73%) VB
12 7 (13.73%) C#
12 7 (13.73%) J2EE

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
2 7 (13.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Pig
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) HTTP
1 7 (13.73%) SSL
2 3 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
4 4 (7.84%) Big Data
4 4 (7.84%) HBase
4 4 (7.84%) Impala
4 4 (7.84%) MySQL
4 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.84%) Sqoop
5 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.88%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.88%) Redis
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Log4j
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.84%) Introscope
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Development Manager
3 9 (17.65%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (17.65%) Software Manager
4 8 (15.69%) Applications Support
5 7 (13.73%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Administrator
6 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Python Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Programmer
7 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Java Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) Data Programmer
9 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) J2SE
2 8 (15.69%) XML
2 8 (15.69%) XML Schema
2 8 (15.69%) XSLT
3 7 (13.73%) Hibernate
3 7 (13.73%) J2EE
3 7 (13.73%) JDBC
3 7 (13.73%) JNDI
3 7 (13.73%) SOAP
3 7 (13.73%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (9.80%) Node.js
4 5 (9.80%) RESTful
5 4 (7.84%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (5.88%) Django
7 2 (3.92%) .NET
7 2 (3.92%) CSS
7 2 (3.92%) HTML
7 2 (3.92%) Java EE
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (9.80%) Blockchain
4 4 (7.84%) Cryptography
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.92%) iPad
7 1 (1.96%) Bitcoin
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.96%) Statistics
7 1 (1.96%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
4 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Scrum
3 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.65%) DevOps
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.69%) ITIL
6 7 (13.73%) Garbage Collection
6 7 (13.73%) High Availability
6 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
6 7 (13.73%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (11.76%) Information Security
7 6 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) TDD
7 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.80%) ETL
8 5 (9.80%) Microservices
8 5 (9.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) C#
4 7 (13.73%) Jython
4 7 (13.73%) Korn
4 7 (13.73%) VB
5 6 (11.76%) Perl
5 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.80%) Go
6 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) C++
8 2 (3.92%) R
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.96%) IronPython
9 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) CEH
1 6 (11.76%) CISM
1 6 (11.76%) CISSP
1 6 (11.76%) GCIA
1 6 (11.76%) GCIH
1 6 (11.76%) GIAC
2 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Apache Flume
1 4 (7.84%) HDFS
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) CA Wily
2 4 (7.84%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (3.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Oracle
2 15 (29.41%) IBM
3 4 (7.84%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.92%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft