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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 43 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 19 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.66% 2.34% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.95% 8.19% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Median daily rate £369 £390 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.44% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £498 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
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
191 293 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.79% 28.61% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 232 154
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 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 24 September 2016, 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 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (37.50%) MySQL
3 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) DevOps
4 12 (30.00%) JSON
5 11 (27.50%) Django
6 10 (25.00%) Ruby
6 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 9 (22.50%) PHP
7 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (20.00%) HTML
8 8 (20.00%) CSS
8 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.00%) System Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (20.00%) Docker
8 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.50%) web2py
9 7 (17.50%) Kubernetes
9 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) vSphere
9 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) VMware
10 6 (15.00%) Java
10 6 (15.00%) Perl
10 6 (15.00%) Web Development
10 6 (15.00%) Go
10 6 (15.00%) High Availability

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 2 (5.00%) Apache
1 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) AMQP
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 2 (5.00%) DDNS
3 2 (5.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.00%) SMTP
3 2 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) GIS
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) HBase
4 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) GoCD
2 5 (12.50%) Jasmine
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Python Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Programmer
3 7 (17.50%) Python Programmer
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Django Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Python Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) JSON
2 11 (27.50%) Django
3 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (20.00%) CSS
3 8 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (17.50%) web2py
5 5 (12.50%) jQuery
5 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.00%) EJB
6 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
6 2 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (5.00%) Laravel
6 2 (5.00%) OpenLayers
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.00%) Spring
6 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.00%) Symfony
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) SUSE
4 2 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (2.50%) Fedora
5 1 (2.50%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) DevOps
2 8 (20.00%) System Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) Web Development
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) API Development
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Microservices
5 5 (12.50%) OO
5 5 (12.50%) SOLID
6 4 (10.00%) ERP
6 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
6 4 (10.00%) Software Distribution
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 10 (25.00%) Ruby
3 9 (22.50%) PHP
4 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.00%) Go
5 6 (15.00%) Java
5 6 (15.00%) Perl
6 5 (12.50%) C
6 5 (12.50%) F#
6 5 (12.50%) Haskell
6 5 (12.50%) OCaml
6 5 (12.50%) Rust
7 3 (7.50%) SQL
8 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.50%) C#
9 1 (2.50%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) CISSP
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Docker
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Kibana
4 1 (2.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
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