The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 52 71 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Contract jobs citing Python 13 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 1.20% 0.074%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.28% 3.19% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
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£294 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
246 408 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.11% 37.53% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 234 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.38% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.98 £38.50 £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 Reading

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (45.83%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) PPP
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) BGP
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) IGRP
5 4 (16.67%) X.25
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) CCIE
5 4 (16.67%) SNA
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) Network Design
5 4 (16.67%) Django
5 4 (16.67%) GIS
5 4 (16.67%) FDDI
5 4 (16.67%) SMDS
6 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) ESRI

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (12.50%) ArcGIS
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
1 5 (20.83%) PPP
1 5 (20.83%) BGP
2 4 (16.67%) IGRP
2 4 (16.67%) X.25
2 4 (16.67%) SNA
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
2 4 (16.67%) FDDI
2 4 (16.67%) SMDS
3 2 (8.33%) LTE
3 2 (8.33%) APPN
3 2 (8.33%) SONET
3 2 (8.33%) SNMP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) ATM
3 2 (8.33%) ISDN
3 2 (8.33%) UMTS
3 2 (8.33%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Trac
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) RF Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Python Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Python Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Programmer
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) RF Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) Django
3 3 (12.50%) ArcObjects
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) Java SE
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (4.17%) MCollective
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) CSS3
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (4.17%) FastCGI
5 1 (4.17%) Sass
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
1 4 (16.67%) GIS
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (4.17%) FreeBSD
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) Data Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) SEO
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) AWK
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCTS
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) ESRI
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Nortel
4 1 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (4.17%) Siemens
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) Percona
4 1 (4.17%) Akamai
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