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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 69 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.76% 0.38% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 1.08% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £450 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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
325 370 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.59% 35.07% 29.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 195 133
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £213
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 9 6 16
Average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £32.50 £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 30 September 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% 2
Milton Keynes - - - - 12
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 10 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Perl
3 8 (40.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) SOAP
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (30.00%) HTTP
6 5 (25.00%) SSL
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (25.00%) JDBC
6 5 (25.00%) J2EE
6 5 (25.00%) Korn
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (25.00%) JNDI
6 5 (25.00%) Introscope
6 5 (25.00%) Clustering
6 5 (25.00%) Jython
6 5 (25.00%) CA Wily
6 5 (25.00%) High Availability
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) PHP
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) JSON

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
2 5 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Introscope
2 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (5.00%) Electronics
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) SOAP
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) J2EE
2 5 (25.00%) JNDI
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (25.00%) JDBC
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 2 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) DHTML
5 2 (10.00%) STL
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) 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%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) Perl
3 8 (40.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (25.00%) Jython
5 5 (25.00%) Korn
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) PHP
8 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.00%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
9 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Lotus
2 2 (10.00%) Google
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