Period
to 27 October 2021

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 6 months to 27 October 2021 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
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 30 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 58 16 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.96% 4.55% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.61% 14.68% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 12 18
10th Percentile £438 £313 "
25th Percentile £478 £314 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £361 £425
Median % change year-on-year +52.25% -15.00% +9.68%
75th Percentile £575 £459 £534
90th Percentile £620 £488 £562
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £398 £425
% change year-on-year +38.36% -6.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year - +143.24% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +143.24% -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 218 109 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 33.69% 30.97% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 86 175
10th Percentile £306 £300 £313
25th Percentile £381 £321 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
75th Percentile £550 £538 £495
90th Percentile £575 £638 £548
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Median hourly rate - £42.00 £38.00
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +6.06%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £42.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +24.26% -24.44%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Milton Keynes

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Python in Milton Keynes

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Milton Keynes

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Python in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Python.

1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 23 (39.66%) Terraform
3 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
4 20 (34.48%) DevOps
5 18 (31.03%) AWS
6 17 (29.31%) Windows
7 15 (25.86%) Azure
7 15 (25.86%) Docker
8 14 (24.14%) Ansible
8 14 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (22.41%) Bash Shell
9 13 (22.41%) Kubernetes
10 12 (20.69%) DNS
11 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
11 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
12 10 (17.24%) Citrix
12 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
12 10 (17.24%) VMware
12 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
12 10 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
12 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
12 10 (17.24%) GitHub
13 9 (15.52%) SQL
13 9 (15.52%) GitLab
13 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure as Code
14 8 (13.79%) Go
14 8 (13.79%) PaaS

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 6 (10.34%) nginx
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (3.45%) Jetty
3 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.03%) AWS
2 15 (25.86%) Azure
3 10 (17.24%) GitHub
4 8 (13.79%) PaaS
5 7 (12.07%) Serverless
6 6 (10.34%) GCP
7 5 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (8.62%) IaaS
8 4 (6.90%) Power Platform
9 2 (3.45%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (3.45%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (3.45%) Azure Functions
9 2 (3.45%) Azure Logic Apps
9 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.45%) iPaaS
10 1 (1.72%) Cloud Functions
10 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.72%) Google Data Studio
10 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.62%) Big Data
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.90%) Power BI
6 3 (5.17%) Data Lake
7 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.72%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.72%) DB2
8 1 (1.72%) HBase
8 1 (1.72%) MySQL
8 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.52%) GitLab
3 6 (10.34%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.62%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (12.07%) Social Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Python Developer
4 6 (10.34%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (10.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Data Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) DBA
6 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL DBA
7 3 (5.17%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Site Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) JSON
2 4 (6.90%) NumPy
2 4 (6.90%) Pandas
2 4 (6.90%) PyQt
2 4 (6.90%) Tkinter
2 4 (6.90%) XML
3 3 (5.17%) Kafka
4 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.45%) Middleware
4 2 (3.45%) PySpark
4 2 (3.45%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.72%) Django
5 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.72%) FastAPI
5 1 (1.72%) Flask
5 1 (1.72%) Node.js
5 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (8.62%) Legacy Systems
2 5 (8.62%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) NHS
4 2 (3.45%) iPad
4 2 (3.45%) LIMS
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (51.72%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) DevOps
3 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
4 10 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
5 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure as Code
6 7 (12.07%) Informatics
7 6 (10.34%) Test Planning
8 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (8.62%) ITIL
8 5 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (8.62%) Security Hardening
8 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Analytics
9 4 (6.90%) Server Management
9 4 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (5.17%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (5.17%) Data Ingestion
10 3 (5.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) Bash Shell
2 11 (18.97%) Shell Script
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 8 (13.79%) Go
5 7 (12.07%) Java
6 5 (8.62%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.17%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) ES6
9 1 (1.72%) Groovy
9 1 (1.72%) R
9 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.72%) GDPR
1 1 (1.72%) GRC
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Docker
2 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.90%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) Terraform
2 14 (24.14%) Ansible
3 13 (22.41%) Kubernetes
4 5 (8.62%) HAProxy
4 5 (8.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (8.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (8.62%) Puppet
5 4 (6.90%) Packer
6 1 (1.72%) Grafana
6 1 (1.72%) logstash
6 1 (1.72%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.72%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Citrix
1 10 (17.24%) VMware
2 6 (10.34%) Dynatrace
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) Hortonworks
4 3 (5.17%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.72%) Alibaba
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle