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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 70 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.98% 0.79% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.69% 2.19% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
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£330 £338 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £320 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.28%
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
325 366 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.53% 36.17% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 195 113
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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
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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
Aylesbury +6 5 £330 -26.66% 1
Milton Keynes -9 1 £288 -8.73% 16
High Wycombe - - - - 3
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12 (60.00%) C++
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (20.00%) Google App Engine
8 4 (20.00%) Subversion
8 4 (20.00%) Google
8 4 (20.00%) HTTP
8 4 (20.00%) ISEB
9 3 (15.00%) JDBC
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) SSL
9 3 (15.00%) IBM
9 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (15.00%) PHP
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) J2EE
9 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Korn
9 3 (15.00%) JNDI
9 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) Introscope
9 3 (15.00%) Clustering
9 3 (15.00%) Jython

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Heroku
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Introscope
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Xcode
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) JDBC
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (15.00%) J2EE
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
1 3 (15.00%) JNDI
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) Django
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) DHTML
2 2 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Android
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (15.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Android Development
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C++
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
3 10 (50.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 3 (15.00%) Jython
6 2 (10.00%) Google Apps Script
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Lotus