Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 46 110
Rank change year-on-year -26 +64 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 69 69 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.92% 3.91% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.62% 12.00% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.06% +25.00%
10th Percentile £310 £283 £304
90th Percentile £410 £498 £650
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £388
% change year-on-year - +16.13% +12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% -4.60% +16.00%

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 906 575 849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.31% 32.61% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 291 420
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £287 £263 £231
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -21 53 £400 -
High Wycombe - 1 £375 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 53 (76.81%) Linux
2 42 (60.87%) Ansible
3 27 (39.13%) Finance
4 24 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (31.88%) DevOps
5 22 (31.88%) MongoDB
6 21 (30.43%) Windows
6 21 (30.43%) Java
6 21 (30.43%) Perl
6 21 (30.43%) SQL
6 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 20 (28.99%) YAML
7 20 (28.99%) OpenShift
7 20 (28.99%) Task Automation
8 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
8 19 (27.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (27.54%) Oracle
8 19 (27.54%) Shell Script
9 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (24.64%) DB2 UDB
10 17 (24.64%) DB2
10 17 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (24.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 16 (23.19%) MySQL
11 16 (23.19%) Unix
12 15 (21.74%) GitLab
13 13 (18.84%) Docker
14 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
15 11 (15.94%) Security Management
15 11 (15.94%) Banking

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 (11.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (7.25%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.99%) OpenShift
2 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DHCP
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) LDAP
1 2 (2.90%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (2.90%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (31.88%) MongoDB
3 21 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 19 (27.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (24.64%) DB2
5 17 (24.64%) DB2 UDB
6 16 (23.19%) MySQL
7 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.90%) Big Data
9 2 (2.90%) Power BI
9 2 (2.90%) Redis
9 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.45%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 15 (21.74%) GitLab
3 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.59%) JIRA
5 2 (2.90%) Ant
5 2 (2.90%) Calabash
5 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.90%) Gradle
5 2 (2.90%) Hudson
5 2 (2.90%) Maven
5 2 (2.90%) Selenium
5 2 (2.90%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.45%) Protractor
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (39.13%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) International Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) DBA
1 12 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (15.94%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Monitoring Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Release Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) SQL DBA
9 2 (2.90%) Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Data Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) YAML
2 11 (15.94%) Node.js
3 10 (14.49%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) Web Services
5 4 (5.80%) .NET
5 4 (5.80%) SOAP
5 4 (5.80%) XML
6 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.35%) CSS
7 2 (2.90%) EJB
7 2 (2.90%) HTML5
7 2 (2.90%) Java EE
7 2 (2.90%) JMS
7 2 (2.90%) Laravel
7 2 (2.90%) REST
7 2 (2.90%) XSLT
8 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.45%) Kafka
8 1 (1.45%) RESTful
8 1 (1.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) DataPower
2 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (76.81%) Linux
2 21 (30.43%) Windows
3 16 (23.19%) Unix
4 8 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Solaris
6 2 (2.90%) AIX
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) CentOS
7 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.45%) SUSE
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) DevOps
2 20 (28.99%) Task Automation
3 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 17 (24.64%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (15.94%) Capacity Management
5 11 (15.94%) Security Management
6 9 (13.04%) Project Management
7 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.59%) TDD
8 6 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.70%) Web Development
9 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.80%) Open Source
11 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.35%) High Availability
11 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.43%) Java
1 21 (30.43%) Perl
1 21 (30.43%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) Shell Script
3 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
4 10 (14.49%) Ruby
5 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.59%) Korn
5 8 (11.59%) PHP
6 6 (8.70%) C#
7 5 (7.25%) Groovy
8 4 (5.80%) C++
8 4 (5.80%) R
9 3 (4.35%) C
9 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.90%) VB
10 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.45%) Go
11 1 (1.45%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) CCDA
2 2 (2.90%) CCDE
2 2 (2.90%) CCDP
2 2 (2.90%) CCNP
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.45%) OCA
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) AS 2805
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) vCloud
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (60.87%) Ansible
2 6 (8.70%) Puppet
3 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.90%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (2.90%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.45%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.45%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.45%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.45%) Unicenter
5 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) CA
2 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.14%) IBM
4 6 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 6 (8.70%) Nimsoft
5 5 (7.25%) Remedy
6 4 (5.80%) VMware
7 3 (4.35%) F5
8 2 (2.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.90%) HP
8 2 (2.90%) Juniper
8 2 (2.90%) WSO2
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.45%) EMC
9 1 (1.45%) Lotus
9 1 (1.45%) NetApp
9 1 (1.45%) SunGard