Period
to 28 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 166 140
Rank change year-on-year +59 -26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 15 10 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.73% 0.24% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.26% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Median daily rate £413 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -12.82% -18.75%
10th Percentile £368 £370 £408
90th Percentile £475 £488 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £513
% change year-on-year - -12.20% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £8.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £51.25 £8.00
% change year-on-year -12.20% +540.63% -82.22%

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 1,934 3,855 3,630
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 94.39% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,043 1,930 1,916
Median daily rate £438 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.11% -0.06%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £256
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 110 93
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -1.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £15.51 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £52.91 £51.52 £44.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% +2.86%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Berkshire

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python Developer in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Python Developer in Berkshire

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Python Developer in Berkshire

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python Developer in Berkshire.

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 28 May 2020. 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 +20 9 £400 -5.88% 1
Slough - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Python Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 15 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (86.67%) Django
3 12 (80.00%) Flask
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Vue.js
6 4 (26.67%) Fintech
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (20.00%) AWS
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) Pandas
8 2 (13.33%) NumPy
8 2 (13.33%) Dask
9 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 1 (6.67%) Open Source
9 1 (6.67%) SciPy
9 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (6.67%) GeoServer
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (6.67%) Computer Vision
9 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (6.67%) Parallel Processing
9 1 (6.67%) MapReduce

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 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Django
2 12 (80.00%) Flask
3 4 (26.67%) Vue.js
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Dask
5 2 (13.33%) NumPy
5 2 (13.33%) Pandas
6 1 (6.67%) Celery
6 1 (6.67%) Mapnik
6 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) scikit-learn
6 1 (6.67%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Fintech
2 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Vision
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) Neural Network
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes