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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 71 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Python 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 0.68% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 2.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
412 358 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.64% 30.42% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 202 153
Average daily rate £325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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
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 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 +6 11 £450 - 2
Aylesbury +4 5 £219 -45.92%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 20 (58.82%) Perl
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (38.24%) Business Objects
5 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (38.24%) Greenplum
5 13 (38.24%) Analytics
6 11 (32.35%) Radio Access Network
7 10 (29.41%) Web Services
8 9 (26.47%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) Firewall
9 8 (23.53%) SSL
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) HTTP
10 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
11 5 (14.71%) CA Wily
11 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
11 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
11 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (14.71%) Jython
11 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
11 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.71%) UNIX
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (14.71%) WebSphere MQ

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (14.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Heroku
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.94%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (23.53%) SSL
2 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 6 (17.65%) HTTP
3 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) SMTP
4 4 (11.76%) DHCP
4 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
4 4 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.88%) SNMP
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (38.24%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Introscope
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) GCC
3 1 (2.94%) SCons
3 1 (2.94%) Robot Framework
3 1 (2.94%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Administrator
3 3 (8.82%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
5 1 (2.94%) UI Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Perl Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (11.76%) JNDI
3 4 (11.76%) J2EE
3 4 (11.76%) JDBC
3 4 (11.76%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) jQuery
4 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
5 2 (5.88%) Django
5 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 1 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.94%) REST
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) Ergonomics
3 1 (2.94%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) Analytics
2 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 4 (11.76%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Garbage Collection
4 3 (8.82%) Android Development
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) OO
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.94%) OWASP
6 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) Perl
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) Jython
3 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.76%) Korn
4 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.76%) C++
5 3 (8.82%) C
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) XenApp
1 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
1 4 (11.76%) HDFS
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) CA Wily
2 4 (11.76%) Nagios
2 4 (11.76%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Business Objects
1 13 (38.24%) Greenplum
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Splunk
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) AppSense
4 2 (5.88%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Rackspace