Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Python Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 10 December 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 Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 162 166
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Python Engineer 18 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.42% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.35% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £302 £436 £455
90th Percentile £575 £530 £615
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £8.00 -
South East median hourly rate £8.00 £8.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - -80.49% -13.68%

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 3,997 3,762 3,891
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.48% 92.09% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,958 2,000 2,099
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 132 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.14% -7.50% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

Python Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Engineer in Berkshire

Python Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Engineer in Berkshire

Python Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Engineer in Berkshire

Python Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Engineer in Berkshire

Python Engineer
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 Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 -3 2 £406 - 4
Newbury -8 2 £450 -10.00%
Bracknell -9 2 £265 -44.21% 1
Python Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Python Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
3 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (55.56%) Big Data
5 9 (50.00%) Analytics
5 9 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (50.00%) Data Science
6 8 (44.44%) scikit-learn
6 8 (44.44%) Apache Spark
6 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
6 8 (44.44%) MATLAB
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Scala
7 4 (22.22%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (16.67%) Ansible
8 3 (16.67%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (11.11%) LAN
9 2 (11.11%) WAN
9 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.11%) Perl
9 2 (11.11%) PHP

Python Engineer 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 8 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (5.56%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Big Data
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) scikit-learn
2 2 (11.11%) Ajax
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) Anaconda
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.56%) Django
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.56%) Flask
3 1 (5.56%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) NumPy
3 1 (5.56%) Pandas
3 1 (5.56%) SciPy
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
1 9 (50.00%) Data Science
2 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 2 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
4 2 (11.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Data Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) MATLAB
3 4 (22.22%) Scala
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Cython
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Terraform
3 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) Packer
3 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
2 2 (11.11%) Dell
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) UiPath