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 3 months to 27 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 39 70
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31  
Contract jobs citing Python 41 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.01% 3.66% 1.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.38% 11.25% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Median daily rate £394 £303 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.16% -32.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £234 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 395 311 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.61% 32.57% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 153 228
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 35 £388 +40.90% 9
Amersham +2 1 - -
Marlow - 1 £775 -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (49.21%) Linux
4 29 (46.03%) Finance
5 26 (41.27%) MongoDB
5 26 (41.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 22 (34.92%) Ansible
6 22 (34.92%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (34.92%) Perl
7 20 (31.75%) SQL
8 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
9 18 (28.57%) SOAP
9 18 (28.57%) Web Services
9 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 16 (25.40%) TDD
11 15 (23.81%) Ruby
11 15 (23.81%) MySQL
12 14 (22.22%) Project Management
12 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
13 13 (20.63%) JIRA
13 13 (20.63%) VB
13 13 (20.63%) Calabash
13 13 (20.63%) OpenShift
13 13 (20.63%) REST
14 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.05%) QA
15 11 (17.46%) Oracle
15 11 (17.46%) Internet
15 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
15 11 (17.46%) Redis

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 8 (12.70%) Apache Spark
2 7 (11.11%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.76%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) WildFly
5 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.63%) OpenShift
2 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.59%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.59%) IaaS
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 26 (41.27%) MongoDB
2 15 (23.81%) MySQL
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 11 (17.46%) Redis
5 10 (15.87%) Hadoop
5 10 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (14.29%) Big Data
6 9 (14.29%) DB2
6 9 (14.29%) DB2 UDB
7 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
8 7 (11.11%) Apache Hive
8 7 (11.11%) HBase
8 7 (11.11%) Impala
9 6 (9.52%) Sqoop
10 4 (6.35%) MS Access
11 3 (4.76%) Couchbase
12 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
2 18 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.63%) Calabash
3 13 (20.63%) JIRA
4 11 (17.46%) GitLab
5 4 (6.35%) Selenium
6 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.17%) Ant
7 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.17%) Gradle
7 2 (3.17%) Hudson
8 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.59%) Protractor
General
1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Tester
3 9 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 9 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 6 (9.52%) DBA
5 5 (7.94%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) QA Automation Tester
5 5 (7.94%) QA Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Chief Technology Officer
6 4 (6.35%) DB2 DBA
6 4 (6.35%) Product Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) SOAP
1 18 (28.57%) Web Services
2 13 (20.63%) REST
3 10 (15.87%) YAML
4 7 (11.11%) Spark Streaming
5 6 (9.52%) HTML
6 4 (6.35%) .NET
6 4 (6.35%) HTML5
6 4 (6.35%) Java EE
6 4 (6.35%) XML
7 3 (4.76%) Django
7 3 (4.76%) JMS
7 3 (4.76%) Node.js
8 2 (3.17%) CSS
8 2 (3.17%) EJB
8 2 (3.17%) JSF
8 2 (3.17%) LAMP
8 2 (3.17%) Laravel
8 2 (3.17%) PrimeFaces
8 2 (3.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.52%) DataPower
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Fintech
4 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) IVR
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) AIX
4 2 (3.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
4 14 (22.22%) Project Management
4 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 10 (15.87%) DevOps
6 9 (14.29%) MapReduce
6 9 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (12.70%) Open Source
7 8 (12.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (12.70%) Task Automation
8 7 (11.11%) Business Development
8 7 (11.11%) SDLC
9 6 (9.52%) Data Architecture
9 6 (9.52%) ETL
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
10 5 (7.94%) Capacity Management
10 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Microservices
10 5 (7.94%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) Perl
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 15 (23.81%) Ruby
5 13 (20.63%) VB
6 8 (12.70%) Shell Script
7 6 (9.52%) Scala
8 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.35%) C#
8 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.35%) VBA
9 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.17%) Korn
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) HDFS
2 6 (9.52%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (34.92%) Ansible
2 7 (11.11%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.59%) Mesos
4 1 (1.59%) Oozie
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Salt
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) IBM
3 7 (11.11%) Cloudera
4 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.52%) WSO2
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.59%) Avaya
7 1 (1.59%) Greenplum
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