The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 68 84 94
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.093% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.10% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.63 - -
Python Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
794 993 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 92.03% 89.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 517 376
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Python Developer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday