The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 37 65
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28  
Contract jobs citing Python 35 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.75% 3.72% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.59% 13.44% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
Median daily rate £388 £275 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.90% -45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £229 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £489 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +15.33% +2.73%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 278 186 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 37.72% 27.68% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 155 287
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £242 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Milton Keynes

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Milton Keynes

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Python.

1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (50.00%) Linux
4 23 (46.00%) Finance
4 23 (46.00%) MongoDB
4 23 (46.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
6 17 (34.00%) SQL
6 17 (34.00%) Ansible
7 16 (32.00%) Perl
7 16 (32.00%) SOAP
7 16 (32.00%) Web Services
8 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 14 (28.00%) TDD
10 12 (24.00%) Ruby
10 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (22.00%) VB
11 11 (22.00%) Project Management
11 11 (22.00%) JIRA
11 11 (22.00%) REST
11 11 (22.00%) Calabash
12 10 (20.00%) QA
12 10 (20.00%) YAML
12 10 (20.00%) MySQL
12 10 (20.00%) Oracle
13 9 (18.00%) Internet
13 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
13 9 (18.00%) OpenShift

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (14.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (12.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) WildFly
5 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.00%) OpenShift
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 23 (46.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.00%) MySQL
4 9 (18.00%) Hadoop
4 9 (18.00%) Redis
5 8 (16.00%) Big Data
5 8 (16.00%) DB2
5 8 (16.00%) DB2 UDB
5 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
7 6 (12.00%) Apache Hive
7 6 (12.00%) HBase
7 6 (12.00%) Impala
7 6 (12.00%) Sqoop
8 3 (6.00%) Couchbase
9 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.00%) Calabash
3 11 (22.00%) JIRA
4 8 (16.00%) GitLab
5 4 (8.00%) Selenium
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) Ant
7 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) Hudson
8 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.00%) Protractor
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Automation Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) DBA
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (8.00%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Database Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (6.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Salesforce Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) SOAP
1 16 (32.00%) Web Services
2 11 (22.00%) REST
3 10 (20.00%) YAML
4 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 6 (12.00%) Spark Streaming
5 4 (8.00%) .NET
5 4 (8.00%) HTML5
5 4 (8.00%) Java EE
5 4 (8.00%) XML
6 3 (6.00%) Django
6 3 (6.00%) JMS
6 3 (6.00%) Node.js
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) EJB
7 2 (4.00%) JSF
7 2 (4.00%) LAMP
7 2 (4.00%) Laravel
7 2 (4.00%) PrimeFaces
7 2 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.00%) DataPower
3 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) IVR
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) AIX
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (28.00%) TDD
4 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
6 9 (18.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (16.00%) MapReduce
7 8 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (16.00%) Task Automation
8 7 (14.00%) DevOps
8 7 (14.00%) Open Source
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
10 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
10 5 (10.00%) Data Architecture
10 5 (10.00%) ETL
10 5 (10.00%) Microservices
10 5 (10.00%) OO
10 5 (10.00%) SDLC
10 5 (10.00%) Security Management
10 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) Perl
4 12 (24.00%) Ruby
5 11 (22.00%) VB
6 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.00%) Scala
8 4 (8.00%) C#
9 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) Korn
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Apache Flume
1 6 (12.00%) HDFS
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Ansible
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (4.00%) Puppet
4 1 (2.00%) CA Wily
4 1 (2.00%) Mesos
4 1 (2.00%) Oozie
4 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) IBM
3 6 (12.00%) Cloudera
3 6 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.00%) WSO2
5 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya