The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 76 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.58% - 0.083%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.93% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £405 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
362 234 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.17% 28.06% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 145 180
Average daily rate £330 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.00 £27.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
South East

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (60.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) C++
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (20.00%) YUI
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (20.00%) Ext JS
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (20.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) YUI
3 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (20.00%) Ext JS
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
4 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) JNDI
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) OOP
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) Korn
5 1 (10.00%) Jython
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM