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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 57 62 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +23
Contract jobs citing Python 12 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 1.51% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 4.14% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
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
270 362 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.41% 36.49% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 170 126
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £32.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 10 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 5 (25.00%) PPP
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (25.00%) BGP
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) SNA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) CCIE
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) IGRP
4 4 (20.00%) X.25
4 4 (20.00%) FDDI
4 4 (20.00%) SMDS
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design
4 4 (20.00%) Django
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (15.00%) ArcGIS
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
1 5 (25.00%) PPP
1 5 (25.00%) BGP
2 4 (20.00%) IGRP
2 4 (20.00%) FDDI
2 4 (20.00%) SMDS
2 4 (20.00%) X.25
2 4 (20.00%) SNA
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) UMTS
3 2 (10.00%) ATM
3 2 (10.00%) ISDN
3 2 (10.00%) SNMP
3 2 (10.00%) SONET
3 2 (10.00%) APPN
3 2 (10.00%) WiMAX
3 2 (10.00%) LTE
3 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (10.00%) Frame Relay
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Trac
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) RF Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) RF Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) GIS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior GIS Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) Django
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) ArcObjects
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) LAMP
5 1 (5.00%) Java SE
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) OOCSS
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) GIS
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) Statistics
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) FreeBSD
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Data Validation
2 3 (15.00%) ETL
2 3 (15.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) OOD
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) AWK
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) ESRI
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Nortel
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Siemens
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Akamai
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Percona
Reading, Berkshire
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