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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 40 12 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Contract jobs citing Python 28 78 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.96% 8.38% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.91% 25.41% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 65 19
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 £460 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +10.06%

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
235 307 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.24% 32.98% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 216 147
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 January 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 January 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 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
2 27 (52.94%) Linux
3 25 (49.02%) Java
3 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
4 22 (43.14%) DevOps
5 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
6 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 17 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 17 (33.33%) HTTP
8 16 (31.37%) Unix
8 16 (31.37%) Debian
9 14 (27.45%) CentOS
9 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
9 14 (27.45%) Ubuntu
10 13 (25.49%) SSH
10 13 (25.49%) JSON
10 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (25.49%) Ansible
10 13 (25.49%) SELinux
10 13 (25.49%) Prototyping
11 11 (21.57%) Open Source
11 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
11 11 (21.57%) Django
12 10 (19.61%) ICMP
12 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
12 10 (19.61%) C
12 10 (19.61%) PHP
12 10 (19.61%) MySQL
12 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (17.65%) Ruby

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 (11.76%) Apache
2 5 (9.80%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.84%) Confluence
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Pig
4 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.96%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (33.33%) HTTP
2 13 (25.49%) SSH
3 10 (19.61%) ICMP
3 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) AMQP
5 3 (5.88%) DHCP
5 3 (5.88%) DNS
5 3 (5.88%) SMTP
6 2 (3.92%) DDNS
6 2 (3.92%) Internet
6 2 (3.92%) SNMP
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.96%) Firewall
7 1 (1.96%) IMAP
7 1 (1.96%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.96%) LDAP
7 1 (1.96%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data
5 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.84%) GIS
7 3 (5.88%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.88%) Neo4j
7 3 (5.88%) OrientDB
8 2 (3.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) GoCD
2 6 (11.76%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
3 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.96%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Marketing
1 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Python Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Java Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (13.73%) Programmer
6 7 (13.73%) Python Programmer
7 6 (11.76%) Consultant
7 6 (11.76%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (11.76%) Java Consultant
7 6 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
8 5 (9.80%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Data Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Open Source Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) JSON
2 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
2 11 (21.57%) Django
3 8 (15.69%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) HTML
4 7 (13.73%) web2py
5 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (9.80%) jQuery
6 5 (9.80%) Spring
7 4 (7.84%) EJB
7 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.84%) Java EE
7 4 (7.84%) JPA
7 4 (7.84%) OpenLayers
7 4 (7.84%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.88%) CGI
8 3 (5.88%) Kafka
8 3 (5.88%) Laravel
8 3 (5.88%) Symfony
9 2 (3.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.88%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (5.88%) Wiki
3 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.92%) Robotics
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Linux
2 16 (31.37%) Debian
2 16 (31.37%) Unix
3 14 (27.45%) CentOS
3 14 (27.45%) Ubuntu
4 13 (25.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Windows
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) DevOps
2 13 (25.49%) Prototyping
3 11 (21.57%) Open Source
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (17.65%) OO
6 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) System Testing
6 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
7 7 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) API Development
8 6 (11.76%) Microservices
8 6 (11.76%) SOLID
8 6 (11.76%) TDD
9 5 (9.80%) User Stories
10 4 (7.84%) Analytics
10 4 (7.84%) MVC
11 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
2 25 (49.02%) Bash Shell
2 25 (49.02%) Java
3 10 (19.61%) C
3 10 (19.61%) PHP
4 9 (17.65%) Ruby
5 8 (15.69%) Go
6 6 (11.76%) F#
6 6 (11.76%) Haskell
6 6 (11.76%) OCaml
6 6 (11.76%) Rust
7 5 (9.80%) Scala
7 5 (9.80%) SQL
8 4 (7.84%) Perl
8 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.96%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) CCNP
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Ceph
4 1 (1.96%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.96%) iptables
4 1 (1.96%) KVM
4 1 (1.96%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.96%) Squid
4 1 (1.96%) Xen
4 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Ansible
1 13 (25.49%) SELinux
2 6 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) Cacti
5 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.96%) RANCID
5 1 (1.96%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Hortonworks
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (1.96%) F5
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Juniper
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago