The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 64 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.63% 0.89% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -23.56%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
247 259 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.88% 28.78% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 152 91
Average daily rate £338 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Milton Keynes region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) HTTP
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Introscope
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (45.45%) Jython
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 5 (45.45%) CA Wily
3 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) Garbage Collection
4 4 (36.36%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) JNDI
4 4 (36.36%) Korn
4 4 (36.36%) JDBC
4 4 (36.36%) SOAP
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) J2EE
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
4 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Degree

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
2 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) SNMP
4 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Introscope
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
3 1 (9.09%) SCons
3 1 (9.09%) Robot Framework
3 1 (9.09%) GCC
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) JNDI
2 4 (36.36%) JDBC
2 4 (36.36%) SOAP
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Ergonomics
2 1 (9.09%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Garbage Collection
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Android Development
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Jython
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Korn
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
4 2 (18.18%) Assembly Language
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) CA Wily
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Rackspace