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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 56 76 89
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 15 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.74% 1.02% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.60% 2.59% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
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£381 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -4.60%
Python
Berkshire

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
268 425 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.16% 39.28% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 253 121
Average daily rate £385 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £168 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.23% +75.00%
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 21 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 21 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 13 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) PHP
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 7 (26.92%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 6 (23.08%) Puppet
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
6 5 (19.23%) BGP
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
6 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 5 (19.23%) PPP
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (19.23%) MCollective
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) CCIE
7 4 (15.38%) SNA
7 4 (15.38%) LAN
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) IGRP
7 4 (15.38%) X.25
7 4 (15.38%) GIS
7 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 4 (15.38%) FDDI
7 4 (15.38%) SMDS
7 4 (15.38%) Network Design
7 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (11.54%) ArcGIS
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
1 5 (19.23%) PPP
1 5 (19.23%) BGP
2 4 (15.38%) IGRP
2 4 (15.38%) X.25
2 4 (15.38%) FDDI
2 4 (15.38%) SMDS
2 4 (15.38%) SNA
2 4 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) UMTS
3 2 (7.69%) ATM
3 2 (7.69%) ISDN
3 2 (7.69%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) SONET
3 2 (7.69%) SNMP
3 2 (7.69%) Frame Relay
3 2 (7.69%) WiMAX
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Fiddler
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Trac
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) RF Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Python Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) MCollective
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ArcObjects
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) Java SE
4 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) WCF
4 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.85%) LINQ
4 1 (3.85%) Django
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) GIS
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.85%) Android
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (15.38%) Network Design
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Validation
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
5 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) SEO
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) PHP
3 8 (30.77%) Ruby
4 7 (26.92%) Perl
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.85%) AWK
8 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) CCIE
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) CCNP
5 1 (3.85%) CCNA
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) GIAC
5 1 (3.85%) MCTS
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) Cacti
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) ESRI
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Nortel
4 1 (3.85%) Juniper
4 1 (3.85%) Siemens
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Akamai
4 1 (3.85%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Percona
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago