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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 49 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 21 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.82% 5.53% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.63% 20.72% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 17
Median daily rate £475 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
218 251 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.22% 26.67% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 173 175
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £43.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £55.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
2 20 (47.62%) Linux
3 17 (40.48%) DevOps
4 16 (38.10%) Bash Shell
5 14 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (30.95%) JSON
6 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
7 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
7 12 (28.57%) PHP
7 12 (28.57%) MySQL
8 11 (26.19%) CSS
8 11 (26.19%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) Django
8 11 (26.19%) Ruby
9 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (23.81%) HTTP
10 8 (19.05%) Debian
10 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.05%) System Testing
10 8 (19.05%) Go
10 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 7 (16.67%) web2py
11 7 (16.67%) Docker
11 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) CentOS
11 7 (16.67%) TDD
11 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
11 7 (16.67%) Unix

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 5 (11.90%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
4 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.38%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) AMQP
2 5 (11.90%) SSH
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) ICMP
4 3 (7.14%) SMTP
4 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) DDNS
5 2 (4.76%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.38%) Firewall
6 1 (2.38%) IMAP
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) MRTG
6 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) MySQL
2 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.90%) GIS
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (4.76%) HBase
7 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) GoCD
2 6 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 5 (11.90%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Programmer
3 7 (16.67%) Python Programmer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Data Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Django Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
1 13 (30.95%) JSON
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) Django
2 11 (26.19%) HTML
3 7 (16.67%) web2py
4 6 (14.29%) jQuery
4 6 (14.29%) Spring
4 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (11.90%) EJB
5 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
5 5 (11.90%) OpenLayers
5 5 (11.90%) Spring MVC
6 4 (9.52%) Java EE
6 4 (9.52%) JPA
7 3 (7.14%) Laravel
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (7.14%) Symfony
8 2 (4.76%) Flask
8 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Debian
3 7 (16.67%) CentOS
3 7 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 7 (16.67%) Unix
4 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows
6 1 (2.38%) Fedora
6 1 (2.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) System Testing
2 8 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 7 (16.67%) TDD
4 6 (14.29%) API Development
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (14.29%) Microservices
4 6 (14.29%) OO
4 6 (14.29%) SOLID
4 6 (14.29%) User Stories
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
5 5 (11.90%) Prototyping
5 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (38.10%) Bash Shell
3 14 (33.33%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) PHP
5 11 (26.19%) Ruby
6 8 (19.05%) Go
7 7 (16.67%) C
8 6 (14.29%) F#
8 6 (14.29%) Haskell
8 6 (14.29%) OCaml
8 6 (14.29%) Rust
9 3 (7.14%) Perl
9 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 3 (7.14%) SQL
10 2 (4.76%) Scala
10 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.38%) C#
11 1 (2.38%) C++
11 1 (2.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Ceph
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Dovecot
4 1 (2.38%) iptables
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Ansible
1 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.90%) SELinux
3 3 (7.14%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) Cacti
4 1 (2.38%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.38%) Kibana
4 1 (2.38%) logstash
4 1 (2.38%) Nagios
4 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.38%) RANCID
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Juniper
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) SAP