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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 12 44 69
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +25
Contract jobs citing Python 87 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.81% 2.80% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 10.13% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 17 5
Average daily rate £375 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.78% +5.71%
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
319 237 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.32% 27.62% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 149 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 86 (76.79%) Linux
2 78 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 38 (33.93%) TDD
5 36 (32.14%) Puppet
6 35 (31.25%) CSS
7 33 (29.46%) HTML
7 33 (29.46%) Configuration Management
8 30 (26.79%) Scrum
8 30 (26.79%) Web Services
8 30 (26.79%) Django
9 29 (25.89%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (25.00%) OOP
11 27 (24.11%) logstash
11 27 (24.11%) Graphite
12 26 (23.21%) User Experience
13 25 (22.32%) Perl
14 24 (21.43%) Bash Shell
15 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
16 22 (19.64%) DevOps
17 19 (16.96%) Ansible
17 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
17 19 (16.96%) High Availability
17 19 (16.96%) Java
17 19 (16.96%) VMware
18 18 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 17 (15.18%) REST
19 17 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
19 17 (15.18%) HTTP
20 16 (14.29%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 16 (14.29%) Apache
1 16 (14.29%) nginx
2 13 (11.61%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (11.61%) JBoss
2 13 (11.61%) OpenStack
2 13 (11.61%) Tomcat
2 13 (11.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.89%) Drupal
3 1 (0.89%) Node.js
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.18%) HTTP
2 16 (14.29%) Internet
3 14 (12.50%) DNS
3 14 (12.50%) SSL
4 13 (11.61%) LDAP
4 13 (11.61%) SMTP
5 12 (10.71%) H.323
6 6 (5.36%) Telepresence
7 2 (1.79%) Broadband
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.79%) MPLS
7 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.79%) Wireless
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.89%) NAS
8 1 (0.89%) Network Security
8 1 (0.89%) SSH
8 1 (0.89%) xDSL
8 1 (0.89%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) MySQL
2 13 (11.61%) NoSQL
2 13 (11.61%) RDBMS
2 13 (11.61%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.04%) Big Data
4 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) Datazen
5 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) Redis
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 2 (1.79%) Maven
3 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.89%) Banking
2 1 (0.89%) Electronics
2 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
2 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (45.54%) Developer
2 40 (35.71%) Python Developer
3 29 (25.89%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (16.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (16.07%) AWS Engineer
5 18 (16.07%) Support Engineer
6 17 (15.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 16 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) VMware Support Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) Applications Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) Applications Support
9 11 (9.82%) Applications Support Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) Linux Support
9 11 (9.82%) Linux Support Engineer
10 8 (7.14%) Linux Scripter
10 8 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 7 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (5.36%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.25%) CSS
2 33 (29.46%) HTML
3 30 (26.79%) Django
3 30 (26.79%) Web Services
4 17 (15.18%) REST
5 15 (13.39%) Sass
6 14 (12.50%) LAMP
6 14 (12.50%) RESTful
7 13 (11.61%) ELK Stack
7 13 (11.61%) JSON
7 13 (11.61%) LEMP Stack
7 13 (11.61%) MCollective
7 13 (11.61%) Sensu
8 6 (5.36%) Twisted
9 4 (3.57%) jQuery
10 2 (1.79%) J2EE
11 1 (0.89%) .NET
11 1 (0.89%) ADO
11 1 (0.89%) ODBC
11 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) User Experience
2 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.68%) Animation
4 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.89%) IPTV
5 1 (0.89%) New Media
5 1 (0.89%) Statistics
5 1 (0.89%) STB
5 1 (0.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 86 (76.79%) Linux
2 18 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (11.61%) CentOS
3 13 (11.61%) Ubuntu
4 8 (7.14%) Windows
5 7 (6.25%) Unix
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.89%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.89%) SUSE
6 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.93%) TDD
3 33 (29.46%) Configuration Management
4 30 (26.79%) Scrum
5 28 (25.00%) OOP
6 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
7 22 (19.64%) DevOps
8 19 (16.96%) High Availability
8 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
9 17 (15.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (11.61%) Automated Testing
10 13 (11.61%) Kanban
11 12 (10.71%) Service Delivery
12 10 (8.93%) Incident Management
13 9 (8.04%) OO
14 7 (6.25%) ITIL
15 4 (3.57%) Open Source
16 3 (2.68%) Data Management
16 3 (2.68%) Patch Management
16 3 (2.68%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 25 (22.32%) Perl
3 24 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 19 (16.96%) Java
5 11 (9.82%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.04%) C++
7 7 (6.25%) Erlang
7 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 7 (6.25%) Ruby
8 6 (5.36%) PHP
9 5 (4.46%) SQL
10 4 (3.57%) AWK
10 4 (3.57%) sed
11 3 (2.68%) C
12 1 (0.89%) C#
12 1 (0.89%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.89%) R
12 1 (0.89%) Scala
12 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MCSE
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) CCNA
4 2 (1.79%) CCNP
4 2 (1.79%) HNC
4 2 (1.79%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.89%) CCIE
5 1 (0.89%) CCIP
5 1 (0.89%) CCSP
5 1 (0.89%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.89%) MCSD
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) SLA
2 10 (8.93%) FedRAMP
3 5 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) qmail
1 13 (11.61%) Squid
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) vSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (0.89%) KVM
5 1 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (32.14%) Puppet
2 27 (24.11%) Graphite
2 27 (24.11%) logstash
3 19 (16.96%) Ansible
4 14 (12.50%) Cacti
4 14 (12.50%) collectd
4 14 (12.50%) Ganglia
4 14 (12.50%) Nagios
4 14 (12.50%) ZABBIX
5 13 (11.61%) Terraform
6 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.89%) Mesos
7 1 (0.89%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) VMware
2 14 (12.50%) Splunk
3 5 (4.46%) Cisco
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.46%) Remedy
4 4 (3.57%) IBM
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.68%) F5
5 3 (2.68%) HP
5 3 (2.68%) Juniper
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.89%) Facebook
7 1 (0.89%) Huawei
7 1 (0.89%) Nokia
7 1 (0.89%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago