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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 39 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs citing Python 47 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.57% 3.22% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.21% 9.58% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 7
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
290 334 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 33.64% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 171
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +120.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 93 (72.66%) Linux
2 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 42 (32.81%) Puppet
5 36 (28.13%) Configuration Management
5 36 (28.13%) Java
6 34 (26.56%) CSS
7 33 (25.78%) Amazon AWS
8 31 (24.22%) DevOps
8 31 (24.22%) Web Services
8 31 (24.22%) Perl
9 29 (22.66%) TDD
9 29 (22.66%) Scrum
9 29 (22.66%) VMware
10 27 (21.09%) HTML
10 27 (21.09%) logstash
10 27 (21.09%) Bash Shell
10 27 (21.09%) Graphite
11 26 (20.31%) Ruby
12 25 (19.53%) Ansible
13 24 (18.75%) Windows
14 22 (17.19%) OOP
14 22 (17.19%) Django
15 21 (16.41%) HTTP
16 20 (15.63%) DNS
16 20 (15.63%) REST
17 19 (14.84%) High Availability
17 19 (14.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (14.84%) SSL
18 18 (14.06%) MySQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (14.06%) OpenStack
2 17 (13.28%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (12.50%) Apache
3 16 (12.50%) nginx
4 14 (10.94%) WebLogic
5 13 (10.16%) JBoss
5 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.69%) IIS
7 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Drupal
9 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.78%) WordPress
9 1 (0.78%) Zope
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.78%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.78%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.41%) HTTP
2 20 (15.63%) DNS
3 19 (14.84%) SSL
4 14 (10.94%) Internet
5 13 (10.16%) LDAP
5 13 (10.16%) SMTP
6 12 (9.38%) H.323
7 9 (7.03%) Telepresence
8 5 (3.91%) NetScaler
8 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.13%) Kerberos
10 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (2.34%) Firewall
10 3 (2.34%) MPLS
10 3 (2.34%) SAN
10 3 (2.34%) Wireless
11 2 (1.56%) BGP
11 2 (1.56%) IPsec
11 2 (1.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.06%) MySQL
2 16 (12.50%) Big Data
3 10 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.81%) RDBMS
3 10 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.91%) Datazen
6 5 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.78%) DB2
9 1 (0.78%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.78%) Power BI
9 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.25%) Maven
4 5 (3.91%) Fiddler
4 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.13%) Ant
5 4 (3.13%) Gradle
5 4 (3.13%) JIRA
5 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.56%) JMeter
6 2 (1.56%) Subversion
7 1 (0.78%) AppScan
7 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.78%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.78%) Automotive
3 1 (0.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (35.94%) Developer
2 31 (24.22%) Linux Engineer
2 31 (24.22%) Python Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Support Engineer
4 25 (19.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (14.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 19 (14.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 18 (14.06%) AWS Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) VMware Support Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Applications Support
8 11 (8.59%) Applications Support Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Linux Support
8 11 (8.59%) Linux Support Engineer
8 11 (8.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) Linux Scripter
10 7 (5.47%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.69%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) CSS
2 31 (24.22%) Web Services
3 27 (21.09%) HTML
4 22 (17.19%) Django
5 20 (15.63%) REST
6 14 (10.94%) ELK Stack
6 14 (10.94%) LAMP
6 14 (10.94%) RESTful
7 13 (10.16%) LEMP Stack
7 13 (10.16%) MCollective
7 13 (10.16%) Sensu
8 11 (8.59%) .NET
9 10 (7.81%) ADO.NET
9 10 (7.81%) JSON
10 8 (6.25%) Sass
11 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (4.69%) WCF
12 5 (3.91%) ADO
12 5 (3.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) User Experience
2 13 (10.16%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.91%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.34%) Animation
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.78%) New Media
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 93 (72.66%) Linux
2 24 (18.75%) Windows
3 19 (14.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (10.94%) CentOS
4 14 (10.94%) Ubuntu
4 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.03%) Unix
6 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) AIX
7 1 (0.78%) Debian
7 1 (0.78%) Fedora
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.47%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.13%) Configuration Management
3 31 (24.22%) DevOps
4 29 (22.66%) Scrum
4 29 (22.66%) TDD
5 22 (17.19%) OOP
6 19 (14.84%) High Availability
7 15 (11.72%) ITIL
7 15 (11.72%) Software Testing
8 14 (10.94%) Kanban
8 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 13 (10.16%) Automated Testing
10 10 (7.81%) Incident Management
10 10 (7.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.03%) Web Development
12 8 (6.25%) Open Source
13 7 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 36 (28.13%) Java
3 31 (24.22%) Perl
4 27 (21.09%) Bash Shell
5 26 (20.31%) Ruby
6 13 (10.16%) SQL
7 12 (9.38%) C#
7 12 (9.38%) C++
7 12 (9.38%) PHP
7 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 12 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.81%) C
8 10 (7.81%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.69%) R
10 5 (3.91%) Scala
10 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.13%) AWK
11 4 (3.13%) Erlang
11 4 (3.13%) sed
12 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
2 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.91%) MCSE
7 4 (3.13%) CCNP
7 4 (3.13%) MCITP
8 3 (2.34%) MCSD
8 3 (2.34%) MCTS
9 2 (1.56%) CCNA
9 2 (1.56%) HNC
9 2 (1.56%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.78%) CCIE
10 1 (0.78%) CCIP
10 1 (0.78%) CCSP
10 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.59%) SLA
2 7 (5.47%) FedRAMP
2 7 (5.47%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.94%) qmail
2 13 (10.16%) Squid
3 10 (7.81%) vSphere
4 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.34%) KVM
5 3 (2.34%) XenServer
6 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.78%) Docker
7 1 (0.78%) NFS
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.78%) Postfix
7 1 (0.78%) RHEV
7 1 (0.78%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.78%) Varnish
7 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (32.81%) Puppet
2 27 (21.09%) Graphite
2 27 (21.09%) logstash
3 25 (19.53%) Ansible
4 14 (10.94%) Cacti
4 14 (10.94%) Nagios
4 14 (10.94%) ZABBIX
5 13 (10.16%) collectd
5 13 (10.16%) Ganglia
5 13 (10.16%) Terraform
6 6 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.78%) Bacula
7 1 (0.78%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.78%) Kibana
7 1 (0.78%) Mesos
7 1 (0.78%) Plesk
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.78%) Salt
7 1 (0.78%) SELinux
Vendors
1 29 (22.66%) VMware
2 13 (10.16%) Splunk
3 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.59%) Oracle
5 9 (7.03%) Cisco
6 7 (5.47%) Remedy
7 6 (4.69%) F5
7 6 (4.69%) Juniper
7 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.91%) IBM
9 3 (2.34%) HP
9 3 (2.34%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.56%) Citrix
10 2 (1.56%) SAP
11 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.78%) CommVault
11 1 (0.78%) Hitachi
11 1 (0.78%) NetApp
11 1 (0.78%) Sybase
11 1 (0.78%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago