Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 67 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +49
Contract jobs citing Python 51 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.21% 2.87% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 7.43% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 32
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £319 £320 £338
90th Percentile £488 £550 £563
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -10.27%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 629 888 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.53% 38.58% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 379 274
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £250 £291 £263
90th Percentile £556 £526 £535
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +46.67% +80.72%
10th Percentile £17.06 £32.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £44.88
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +7.19%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Buckinghamshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Buckinghamshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Buckinghamshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Buckinghamshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in Buckinghamshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +9 38 £388 -5.49% 8
High Wycombe +2 4 £500 +33.33% 1
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 17 (33.33%) DevOps
2 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
3 14 (27.45%) Ansible
4 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 12 (23.53%) Java
5 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 12 (23.53%) SOAP
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
6 11 (21.57%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) JIRA
7 10 (19.61%) Ruby
7 10 (19.61%) PHP
7 10 (19.61%) .NET
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
8 9 (17.65%) BDD
8 9 (17.65%) Selenium
8 9 (17.65%) Docker
9 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (13.73%) Node.js
10 7 (13.73%) REST
10 7 (13.73%) HTML
10 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
10 7 (13.73%) Finance
10 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.76%) Confluence
3 4 (7.84%) SAS
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.88%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.88%) ArcSDE
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (11.76%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) PaaS
6 1 (1.96%) GitHub
6 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) DHCP
2 3 (5.88%) DNS
2 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.96%) LAN
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.88%) GIS
4 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.88%) NuoDB
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) Redis
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 2 (3.92%) DB2
5 2 (3.92%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.96%) OpenQM
6 1 (1.96%) UniData
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.57%) JIRA
4 9 (17.65%) Selenium
5 6 (11.76%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.88%) Babel
7 3 (5.88%) Calabash
7 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.88%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.88%) Maven
8 2 (3.92%) GitLab
9 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.96%) Grunt
9 1 (1.96%) gulp
9 1 (1.96%) Introscope
9 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Test Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Junior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Tester
7 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Data Scientist
7 2 (3.92%) Designer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Automation Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Tester
7 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) SOAP
2 11 (21.57%) Web Services
2 11 (21.57%) XML
3 10 (19.61%) .NET
4 7 (13.73%) HTML
4 7 (13.73%) Node.js
4 7 (13.73%) REST
5 6 (11.76%) Behat
5 6 (11.76%) HTML5
6 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.80%) YAML
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) JSON
7 4 (7.84%) RESTful
7 4 (7.84%) Sass
8 3 (5.88%) ArcObjects
8 3 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (5.88%) RAML
8 3 (5.88%) Swagger
8 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.88%) Robotics
3 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.96%) Verilog
3 1 (1.96%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) DevOps
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (27.45%) Test Automation
4 9 (17.65%) BDD
5 6 (11.76%) API Integration
5 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Leadership
6 5 (9.80%) Statistics
6 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.84%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (7.84%) Open Source
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.84%) Task Automation
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.88%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) Bash Shell
3 10 (19.61%) PHP
3 10 (19.61%) Ruby
4 5 (9.80%) Groovy
5 4 (7.84%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) VB
6 3 (5.88%) C
6 3 (5.88%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) ES6
7 2 (3.92%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.92%) Korn
7 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.92%) R
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) PhD
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Ansible
2 6 (11.76%) Terraform
3 4 (7.84%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.96%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.96%) Kibana
4 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 3 (5.88%) ESRI
3 3 (5.88%) F5
3 3 (5.88%) Nokia
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Atmel
4 1 (1.96%) Sun
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Xilinx