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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 65 61 78
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17  
Contract jobs citing Python 22 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.18% 1.53% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.61% 4.80% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £450 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -8.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £325 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £436 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 289 333 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 28.67% 31.93% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 192 198
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -3 14 £450 +24.13% 6
Iver - 4 £450 - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Java
3 14 (27.45%) Finance
4 13 (25.49%) Linux
5 12 (23.53%) Perl
5 12 (23.53%) TDD
5 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
7 10 (19.61%) Web Services
8 9 (17.65%) Ruby
8 9 (17.65%) Django
9 8 (15.69%) Degree
9 8 (15.69%) Hadoop
9 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
9 8 (15.69%) DevOps
9 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
9 8 (15.69%) OO
9 8 (15.69%) SQL
9 8 (15.69%) MySQL
10 7 (13.73%) C++
10 7 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (13.73%) MapReduce
10 7 (13.73%) Big Data
11 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
11 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (11.76%) Open Source
11 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
11 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
11 6 (11.76%) Flask

Python
Top Related 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 4 (7.84%) Apache Spark
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
2 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Hadoop
1 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
2 7 (13.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (13.73%) Big Data
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.84%) MS Access
5 4 (7.84%) Redis
6 3 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.88%) Couchbase
6 3 (5.88%) HBase
6 3 (5.88%) Impala
6 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.88%) Sqoop
7 2 (3.92%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.96%) DB2
8 1 (1.96%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (1.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.80%) Calabash
3 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 4 (7.84%) Ant
4 4 (7.84%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.84%) Gradle
4 4 (7.84%) Hudson
5 3 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.92%) Appium
6 2 (3.92%) GitLab
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Military
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (49.02%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Python Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Django Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Python/Django Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Chief Technology Officer
6 4 (7.84%) Product Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Software Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Product Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.88%) MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) Django
3 6 (11.76%) Flask
3 6 (11.76%) SOAP
4 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 5 (9.80%) JMS
5 4 (7.84%) .NET
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 4 (7.84%) EJB
5 4 (7.84%) Java EE
5 4 (7.84%) REST
5 4 (7.84%) XML
5 4 (7.84%) XSLT
6 3 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE
7 2 (3.92%) JDBC
7 2 (3.92%) JNDI
7 2 (3.92%) Pandas
7 2 (3.92%) scikit-learn
7 2 (3.92%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Unix
5 2 (3.92%) Android
5 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (23.53%) TDD
3 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) DevOps
4 8 (15.69%) OO
4 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
5 7 (13.73%) MapReduce
6 6 (11.76%) Open Source
7 5 (9.80%) SDLC
8 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Business Development
8 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) High Availability
8 4 (7.84%) Microservices
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.84%) UML
9 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.88%) OOD
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) Java
2 12 (23.53%) Perl
3 9 (17.65%) Ruby
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) C++
6 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 6 (11.76%) C#
7 5 (9.80%) VB
8 4 (7.84%) R
8 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
8 4 (7.84%) VBA
9 3 (5.88%) C
9 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.92%) Jython
10 2 (3.92%) Korn
10 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.92%) Scala
11 1 (1.96%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) CEH
3 1 (1.96%) CISM
3 1 (1.96%) CISSP
3 1 (1.96%) GCIA
3 1 (1.96%) GCIH
3 1 (1.96%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Apache Flume
1 3 (5.88%) HDFS
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
1 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.88%) Opsview
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.96%) Mesos
3 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya
4 1 (1.96%) ESRI
4 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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