Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 154 164
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 31 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 4
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £331
90th Percentile £500 £505 £503
South East median daily rate £513 £425 £444
% change year-on-year +20.59% -4.23% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £8.00 £19.30 -
% change year-on-year -58.54% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,625 3,711 4,244
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.40% 92.06% 92.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,885 1,914 2,281
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £581 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 143 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -35.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £41.80 £38.63
South East median hourly rate £19.19 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.63% -10.00% +14.29%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Berkshire

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in Berkshire

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in Berkshire

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Developer in Berkshire

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 16 £438 +9.38% 1
Newbury 0 6 - -
Slough - 5 £425 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 -
Python Developer
South East

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Python
2 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 11 (35.48%) C
3 11 (35.48%) C++
3 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
4 9 (29.03%) Unix
5 8 (25.81%) SciPy
5 8 (25.81%) NumPy
5 8 (25.81%) Pandas
5 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
6 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
7 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (19.35%) Data Science
7 6 (19.35%) Anaconda
8 5 (16.13%) Django
8 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
8 5 (16.13%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
9 4 (12.90%) MySQL
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) Docker
9 4 (12.90%) Big Data
9 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (12.90%) Flask
10 3 (9.68%) CouchDB
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.68%) OO

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) MySQL
4 3 (9.68%) CouchDB
5 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Robot Framework
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) NumPy
1 8 (25.81%) Pandas
1 8 (25.81%) SciPy
2 6 (19.35%) Anaconda
3 5 (16.13%) Django
4 4 (12.90%) Flask
4 4 (12.90%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) Dask
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js
5 2 (6.45%) React
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) PyQt
6 1 (3.23%) RESTful
6 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 9 (29.03%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) CentOS
3 2 (6.45%) Debian
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Data Science
1 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Front End Development
4 2 (6.45%) Microservices
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source Development
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (3.23%) SOLID
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) User Stories
5 1 (3.23%) Web Development
5 1 (3.23%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (35.48%) C
2 11 (35.48%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (12.90%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.45%) Cython
6 2 (6.45%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) SELinux