The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 24 30
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Python 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.19% 4.35% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 13.95% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +31.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 52 86 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 22.81% 31.16% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 26
Median daily rate £446 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £298 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.00% +13.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Bracknell

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (93.75%) JSON
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 14 (87.50%) Content Management
2 14 (87.50%) Maven
2 14 (87.50%) Ruby
2 14 (87.50%) Selenium
2 14 (87.50%) Groovy
2 14 (87.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (87.50%) Sitecore
2 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (87.50%) Ant
2 14 (87.50%) XML
2 14 (87.50%) OOP
2 14 (87.50%) OO
2 14 (87.50%) HTTP
2 14 (87.50%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) JMeter
2 14 (87.50%) CMS
2 14 (87.50%) BDD
2 14 (87.50%) WebDriver
2 14 (87.50%) REST
2 14 (87.50%) Bitbucket
2 14 (87.50%) Gradle
2 14 (87.50%) Splunk
2 14 (87.50%) Apache Ivy
2 14 (87.50%) eggPlant
3 9 (56.25%) NeoLoad
3 9 (56.25%) Docker
3 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 14 (87.50%) CMS
1 14 (87.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Ant
1 14 (87.50%) Apache Ivy
1 14 (87.50%) Bitbucket
1 14 (87.50%) eggPlant
1 14 (87.50%) Gradle
1 14 (87.50%) JMeter
1 14 (87.50%) Maven
1 14 (87.50%) Selenium
1 14 (87.50%) WebDriver
2 9 (56.25%) Gatling
2 9 (56.25%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer in Test
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Development Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) JSON
2 14 (87.50%) REST
2 14 (87.50%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) React
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) BDD
1 14 (87.50%) Content Management
1 14 (87.50%) OO
1 14 (87.50%) OOP
1 14 (87.50%) Project Management
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
5 4 (25.00%) High Availability
6 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Groovy
1 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) Ruby
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) HP Fortify
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Sitecore
1 14 (87.50%) Splunk
2 9 (56.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle