The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 30 10 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +35
Contract jobs citing Python 37 94 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.19% 9.26% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.82% 29.28% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 75 15
Median daily rate £500 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £338 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%

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
220 321 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.86% 31.63% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 219 155
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £44.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +2.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Python.

1 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 34 (59.65%) Java
2 34 (59.65%) Linux
3 29 (50.88%) Bash Shell
4 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
5 27 (47.37%) DevOps
6 26 (45.61%) Git (software)
7 24 (42.11%) HTTP
7 24 (42.11%) Hadoop
8 23 (40.35%) Unix
9 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
9 22 (38.60%) SSH
9 22 (38.60%) Ansible
10 21 (36.84%) Ubuntu
10 21 (36.84%) CentOS
10 21 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (36.84%) Debian
11 20 (35.09%) SELinux
12 17 (29.82%) Prototyping
12 17 (29.82%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (26.32%) ICMP
13 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 15 (26.32%) Open Source
14 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (21.05%) Big Data
16 11 (19.30%) Scrum
17 10 (17.54%) C
17 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
18 8 (14.04%) JSON
18 8 (14.04%) Django

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.02%) Apache
2 4 (7.02%) Confluence
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (5.26%) Apache Pig
3 3 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.75%) CloudStack
5 1 (1.75%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) HTTP
2 22 (38.60%) SSH
3 15 (26.32%) ICMP
3 15 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.02%) AMQP
4 4 (7.02%) DNS
4 4 (7.02%) SMTP
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) IMAP
5 1 (1.75%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) Hadoop
2 12 (21.05%) Big Data
3 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.02%) GIS
5 4 (7.02%) MySQL
6 3 (5.26%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (5.26%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.26%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.26%) OrientDB
7 2 (3.51%) HBase
Development Applications
1 26 (45.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) GoCD
2 5 (8.77%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.02%) JIRA
3 4 (7.02%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
1 4 (7.02%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Python Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Java Developer
4 12 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (19.30%) Java Engineer
6 9 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (14.04%) Consultant
7 8 (14.04%) DevOps Consultant
7 8 (14.04%) Java Consultant
7 8 (14.04%) JavaScript Engineer
8 7 (12.28%) Open Source Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Data Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Hadoop Engineer
10 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Hadoop Consultant
11 4 (7.02%) Hadoop Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
2 8 (14.04%) Django
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) JSON
3 5 (8.77%) jQuery
3 5 (8.77%) Spring
3 5 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (7.02%) EJB
4 4 (7.02%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.02%) Java EE
4 4 (7.02%) JPA
4 4 (7.02%) OpenLayers
4 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.26%) CGI
5 3 (5.26%) Kafka
5 3 (5.26%) Laravel
5 3 (5.26%) Symfony
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (7.02%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (5.26%) Robotics
3 3 (5.26%) Wiki
4 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (59.65%) Linux
2 23 (40.35%) Unix
3 21 (36.84%) CentOS
3 21 (36.84%) Debian
3 21 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (36.84%) Ubuntu
4 6 (10.53%) Windows
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) DevOps
2 17 (29.82%) Prototyping
3 15 (26.32%) Open Source
4 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (19.30%) Scrum
6 8 (14.04%) OO
7 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.53%) Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) Open Source Development
8 6 (10.53%) TDD
9 5 (8.77%) API Development
9 5 (8.77%) Microservices
9 5 (8.77%) SOLID
9 5 (8.77%) User Stories
10 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
10 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) MVC
10 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 34 (59.65%) Java
3 29 (50.88%) Bash Shell
4 10 (17.54%) C
5 7 (12.28%) Go
5 7 (12.28%) PHP
5 7 (12.28%) Ruby
6 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.53%) Scala
7 5 (8.77%) F#
7 5 (8.77%) Haskell
7 5 (8.77%) ML
7 5 (8.77%) OCaml
7 5 (8.77%) Rust
8 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.26%) Perl
9 3 (5.26%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) CCNA
3 1 (1.75%) CCNP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.75%) Ceph
5 1 (1.75%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.75%) iptables
5 1 (1.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.75%) Squid
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Xen
5 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) Ansible
2 20 (35.09%) SELinux
3 5 (8.77%) Kubernetes
4 3 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (5.26%) Puppet
5 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.75%) Cacti
6 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.75%) RANCID
6 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.51%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.51%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (1.75%) F5
5 1 (1.75%) Facebook
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Twitter