Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 74 49
Rank change year-on-year +16 -25 +58
Contract jobs citing Python 59 67 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.40% 2.82% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.71% 7.35% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 25
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -8.82%
10th Percentile £346 £310 £263
90th Percentile £503 £410 £498
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
% change year-on-year - +0.06% +15.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% -12.63%

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 677 911 569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 39.04% 38.39% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 394 286
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 17
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £21.58 £18.50 £13.60
90th Percentile £46.75 £77.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +17 49 £388 -3.13% 10
High Wycombe -1 1 £375 - 1
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 23 (38.98%) Ansible
2 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
2 22 (37.29%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Ruby
4 19 (32.20%) Bash Shell
5 18 (30.51%) DevOps
5 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (30.51%) Java
6 17 (28.81%) JIRA
6 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
7 16 (27.12%) SQL
8 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (22.03%) SOAP
9 13 (22.03%) Web Services
10 12 (20.34%) XML
10 12 (20.34%) Finance
10 12 (20.34%) Docker
11 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (18.64%) YAML
11 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
11 11 (18.64%) REST
11 11 (18.64%) TDD
12 10 (16.95%) Confluence
12 10 (16.95%) BDD
12 10 (16.95%) OpenShift
12 10 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (15.25%) Selenium
14 8 (13.56%) JSON
14 8 (13.56%) Tomcat

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 10 (16.95%) Confluence
2 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (6.78%) SAS
5 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.95%) OpenShift
4 6 (10.17%) PaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) DHCP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.69%) LAN
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
3 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) MongoDB
1 8 (13.56%) MySQL
2 7 (11.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.47%) DB2
4 5 (8.47%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (6.78%) NuoDB
5 4 (6.78%) Redis
6 2 (3.39%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.69%) HBase
7 1 (1.69%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.69%) Impala
7 1 (1.69%) OpenQM
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) Power BI
7 1 (1.69%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (28.81%) Jenkins
2 17 (28.81%) JIRA
3 9 (15.25%) Selenium
4 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
5 4 (6.78%) Calabash
5 4 (6.78%) Maven
6 3 (5.08%) Babel
6 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.08%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.08%) GitLab
6 3 (5.08%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.39%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.69%) git-flow
8 1 (1.69%) gulp
8 1 (1.69%) Introscope
8 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
3 7 (11.86%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Test Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Tester
7 3 (5.08%) Administrator
7 3 (5.08%) Test Automation Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Junior Automation Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Junior Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) SOAP
1 13 (22.03%) Web Services
2 12 (20.34%) XML
3 11 (18.64%) REST
3 11 (18.64%) YAML
4 8 (13.56%) .NET
4 8 (13.56%) JSON
4 8 (13.56%) RESTful
5 6 (10.17%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.17%) Behat
6 5 (8.47%) HTML
6 5 (8.47%) Middleware
6 5 (8.47%) Node.js
6 5 (8.47%) RAML
6 5 (8.47%) Swagger
7 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 4 (6.78%) LAMP
7 4 (6.78%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (6.78%) Sass
8 3 (5.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
1 4 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (30.51%) DevOps
2 11 (18.64%) TDD
2 11 (18.64%) Test Automation
3 10 (16.95%) BDD
3 10 (16.95%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (13.56%) Open Source
5 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.17%) API Integration
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (8.47%) High Availability
7 5 (8.47%) Security Management
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.47%) Task Automation
8 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Ruby
2 19 (32.20%) Bash Shell
3 18 (30.51%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) SQL
5 7 (11.86%) PHP
6 6 (10.17%) Groovy
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) Korn
7 5 (8.47%) VB
8 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.08%) ES6
10 2 (3.39%) C
10 2 (3.39%) Perl
11 1 (1.69%) C#
11 1 (1.69%) C++
11 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.69%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.69%) Java 8
11 1 (1.69%) R
11 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.69%) HDFS
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (38.98%) Ansible
2 6 (10.17%) Kubernetes
3 5 (8.47%) Terraform
4 1 (1.69%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.69%) Kibana
4 1 (1.69%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) IBM
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) F5
4 2 (3.39%) Nokia
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Atmel
5 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) Talend