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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 68 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.46% 0.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -15.49%
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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
256 267 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.66% 29.47% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 161 122
Average daily rate £350 £369 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.45 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -27.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) HTTP
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Jython
4 5 (33.33%) Introscope
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (33.33%) CA Wily
4 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) Clustering
5 4 (26.67%) Garbage Collection
5 4 (26.67%) J2EE
5 4 (26.67%) JDBC
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) Korn
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) JNDI
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Java

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (26.67%) SSL
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Introscope
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) GCC
3 1 (6.67%) SCons
3 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (26.67%) JNDI
2 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (26.67%) JDBC
2 4 (26.67%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Django
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Ergonomics
2 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
2 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) High Availability
1 4 (26.67%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
3 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Jython
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (26.67%) Korn
3 3 (20.00%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Rackspace