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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 69 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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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
229 217 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.42% 29.85% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 117 55
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +101.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Django
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) PaaS
2 3 (75.00%) Heroku
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Xcode
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) PaaS
1 3 (75.00%) Heroku
2 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Django
2 2 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (25.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google