Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 70 46
Rank change year-on-year +36 -24 +61
Contract jobs citing Python 103 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.48% 3.30% 3.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.01% 8.75% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 21
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +8.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £233
90th Percentile £550 £600 £488
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% -10.84% +6.41%

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 735 846 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.14% 37.77% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 336 299
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £494
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +48.65% +16.54%
10th Percentile £33.87 £18.50 £11.85
90th Percentile £51.38 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +5.26%

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 18 September 2018.

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
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 18 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
Milton Keynes +30 91 £400 +1.59% 1
Marlow -3 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £375 - 2
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, 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 46 (44.66%) Ansible
2 45 (43.69%) Linux
2 45 (43.69%) Git (software)
3 42 (40.78%) Java
4 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
5 39 (37.86%) DevOps
6 37 (35.92%) Bash Shell
7 35 (33.98%) Ruby
8 34 (33.01%) JIRA
9 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
10 29 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (28.16%) SQL
10 29 (28.16%) Web Services
10 29 (28.16%) Finance
11 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (24.27%) SOAP
12 25 (24.27%) YAML
13 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (23.30%) Oracle
13 24 (23.30%) IBM
14 23 (22.33%) MySQL
14 23 (22.33%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (22.33%) Middleware
14 23 (22.33%) REST
15 22 (21.36%) TDD
15 22 (21.36%) Docker
15 22 (21.36%) OpenShift
16 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
17 20 (19.42%) Continuous Delivery
18 19 (18.45%) SQL Server

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 17 (16.50%) Confluence
2 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.62%) Apache Spark
4 8 (7.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.85%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.91%) Apache
7 3 (2.91%) JBoss
7 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (21.36%) OpenShift
3 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.80%) PaaS
5 6 (5.83%) Amazon S3
6 5 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.88%) DHCP
2 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 3 (2.91%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) WAN
4 2 (1.94%) BGP
4 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.94%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.94%) OSPF
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
4 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) VLAN
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
5 1 (0.97%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.13%) MongoDB
2 23 (22.33%) MySQL
2 23 (22.33%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (18.45%) SQL Server
4 18 (17.48%) DB2
5 17 (16.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (14.56%) NoSQL
7 13 (12.62%) DB2 UDB
7 13 (12.62%) Redis
8 12 (11.65%) Big Data
8 12 (11.65%) Hadoop
9 10 (9.71%) NuoDB
10 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
10 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (3.88%) Apache Hive
11 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.88%) HBase
11 4 (3.88%) Impala
11 4 (3.88%) Power BI
12 3 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 45 (43.69%) Git (software)
2 41 (39.81%) Jenkins
3 34 (33.01%) JIRA
4 13 (12.62%) Selenium
5 9 (8.74%) Calabash
6 7 (6.80%) Maven
7 6 (5.83%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.83%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.85%) SonarQube
8 5 (4.85%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.88%) Artifactory
9 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.88%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.91%) GitLab
10 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.97%) git-flow
11 1 (0.97%) Introscope
General
1 29 (28.16%) Finance
2 11 (10.68%) Banking
3 8 (7.77%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.91%) Back Office
4 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Electronics
6 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (12.62%) DBA
3 9 (8.74%) Administrator
3 9 (8.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Architect
4 8 (7.77%) Automation Tester
4 8 (7.77%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Software Engineer
4 8 (7.77%) Tester
5 7 (6.80%) Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) Python Engineer
6 6 (5.83%) QA Automation Tester
6 6 (5.83%) QA Tester
6 6 (5.83%) Test Architect
7 5 (4.85%) Data Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Software Development Manager
8 4 (3.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.16%) Web Services
2 25 (24.27%) SOAP
2 25 (24.27%) YAML
3 23 (22.33%) Middleware
3 23 (22.33%) REST
4 18 (17.48%) RESTful
5 16 (15.53%) JSON
5 16 (15.53%) XML
6 13 (12.62%) .NET
6 13 (12.62%) LAMP
6 13 (12.62%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (10.68%) RAML
7 11 (10.68%) Swagger
8 10 (9.71%) Kafka
9 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.77%) Node.js
11 7 (6.80%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (5.83%) Behat
12 6 (5.83%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.85%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.77%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.69%) Linux
2 16 (15.53%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) DevOps
2 29 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (21.36%) TDD
5 21 (20.39%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (15.53%) Open Source
8 15 (14.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (11.65%) Security Management
10 11 (10.68%) BDD
11 10 (9.71%) Software Engineering
12 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
13 8 (7.77%) Data Analysis
13 8 (7.77%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (7.77%) SDLC
13 8 (7.77%) Task Automation
14 7 (6.80%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (6.80%) High Availability
14 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) Java
2 37 (35.92%) Bash Shell
3 35 (33.98%) Ruby
4 29 (28.16%) SQL
5 16 (15.53%) Korn
6 11 (10.68%) Groovy
6 11 (10.68%) Shell Script
7 10 (9.71%) VB
8 6 (5.83%) PHP
9 5 (4.85%) C#
10 4 (3.88%) Scala
11 3 (2.91%) HiveQL
11 3 (2.91%) Perl
11 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.91%) R
11 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.94%) C
12 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.97%) C++
13 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) CCNA
2 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (21.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.97%) HDFS
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (44.66%) Ansible
2 10 (9.71%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.83%) Terraform
4 3 (2.91%) Kibana
4 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.97%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) IBM
1 24 (23.30%) Oracle
2 5 (4.85%) Tableau
3 4 (3.88%) Cisco
3 4 (3.88%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.88%) F5
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.88%) Talend
4 3 (2.91%) Splunk
4 3 (2.91%) VMware
5 2 (1.94%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.94%) Nokia
6 1 (0.97%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) Atmel
6 1 (0.97%) Google
6 1 (0.97%) Juniper
6 1 (0.97%) Sun