The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 71 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 16 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.42% 0.39% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 1.28% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
337 313 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.82% 30.30% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 184 85
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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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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
Milton Keynes 0 3 £400 -
Aylesbury - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 23 (82.14%) Perl
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (46.43%) Business Objects
4 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
4 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (46.43%) Greenplum
4 13 (46.43%) Analytics
5 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
5 11 (39.29%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) C
5 11 (39.29%) C++
6 9 (32.14%) QA
7 6 (21.43%) Subversion
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
7 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) ISEB
9 4 (14.29%) Google
9 4 (14.29%) Django
9 4 (14.29%) Android
9 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.29%) Heroku
9 4 (14.29%) PaaS
9 4 (14.29%) Android Development
10 3 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
1 4 (14.29%) Heroku
2 3 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (10.71%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (46.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.57%) Xcode
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) QA Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Design Authority
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Django
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
4 1 (3.57%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Android
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) Analytics
2 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
2 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.29%) Android Development
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Test Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
6 1 (3.57%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Perl
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 11 (39.29%) C
3 11 (39.29%) C++
3 11 (39.29%) Java
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Business Objects
1 13 (46.43%) Greenplum
2 4 (14.29%) Google
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