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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 56 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 25 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.35% 1.39% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.79% 4.39% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Average daily rate £393 £394 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
321 410 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.23% 31.59% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 216 204
Average daily rate £363 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £38.50 £26.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% +62.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 21 £423 -6.11% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps
3 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
3 7 (20.59%) Windows
4 6 (17.65%) HTTP
4 6 (17.65%) SSL
4 6 (17.65%) IBM
4 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (17.65%) JDBC
4 6 (17.65%) SOAP
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) VB
4 6 (17.65%) J2EE
4 6 (17.65%) CISSP
4 6 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (17.65%) CISM
4 6 (17.65%) Introscope
4 6 (17.65%) Clustering
4 6 (17.65%) Jython
4 6 (17.65%) Information Security
4 6 (17.65%) GIAC
4 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
4 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 6 (17.65%) CA Wily

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) HTTP
1 6 (17.65%) SSL
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.88%) Redis
5 1 (2.94%) GIS
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Introscope
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Development Manager
1 8 (23.53%) Software Development Manager
1 8 (23.53%) Software Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Python Developer
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Information Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
1 6 (17.65%) J2EE
1 6 (17.65%) JDBC
1 6 (17.65%) JNDI
1 6 (17.65%) SOAP
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
1 6 (17.65%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (11.76%) Django
3 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Flask
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Clustering
1 6 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (17.65%) Garbage Collection
3 6 (17.65%) High Availability
3 6 (17.65%) Information Security
3 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) Software Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Data Analytics
5 4 (11.76%) Microservices
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) Bash Shell
3 6 (17.65%) Jython
3 6 (17.65%) Korn
3 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) R
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) IronPython
6 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) CEH
1 6 (17.65%) CISM
1 6 (17.65%) CISSP
1 6 (17.65%) GCIA
1 6 (17.65%) GCIH
1 6 (17.65%) GIAC
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) Greenplum
4 1 (2.94%) Google