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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 58 55 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing Python 14 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.88% 1.99% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.91% 5.51% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £450 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £335 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £439 £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 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 177 272 254
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 23.73% 36.17% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 159 140
Median daily rate £363 £388 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +16.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Milton Keynes

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Python.

1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) Perl
5 9 (23.08%) Web Services
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) Django
5 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
6 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 8 (20.51%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) C++
7 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.95%) Big Data
7 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
7 7 (17.95%) MapReduce
8 6 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
8 6 (15.38%) Flask
8 6 (15.38%) DevOps
8 6 (15.38%) Ruby
8 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (15.38%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) C#
8 6 (15.38%) SQL
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.82%) Windows
9 5 (12.82%) JMS

Python
Top Related 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 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Pig
3 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Hadoop
2 7 (17.95%) Big Data
2 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
3 6 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
6 3 (7.69%) Couchbase
6 3 (7.69%) HBase
6 3 (7.69%) Impala
6 3 (7.69%) MySQL
6 3 (7.69%) Redis
6 3 (7.69%) Sqoop
7 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.26%) Ant
2 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Gradle
2 4 (10.26%) Hudson
3 3 (7.69%) Calabash
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Appium
5 1 (2.56%) Introscope
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (2.56%) Military
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Python Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Agile Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Administrator
4 5 (12.82%) Django Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Python/Django Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Software Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Developer
6 3 (7.69%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Unix Developer
6 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Django
1 9 (23.08%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) Flask
3 5 (12.82%) JMS
3 5 (12.82%) SOAP
4 4 (10.26%) .NET
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) EJB
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) Java EE
4 4 (10.26%) XML
4 4 (10.26%) XSLT
5 3 (7.69%) J2EE
5 3 (7.69%) JDBC
5 3 (7.69%) JNDI
5 3 (7.69%) Spark Streaming
5 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (5.13%) REST
7 1 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (2.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) IVR
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (23.08%) Scrum
4 8 (20.51%) OO
4 8 (20.51%) TDD
5 7 (17.95%) MapReduce
5 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (15.38%) DevOps
7 5 (12.82%) High Availability
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
8 4 (10.26%) Microservices
8 4 (10.26%) UML
9 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.69%) Functional Programming
9 3 (7.69%) Garbage Collection
9 3 (7.69%) OOD
9 3 (7.69%) SDLC
9 3 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) Perl
3 7 (17.95%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.38%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby
4 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) C
6 3 (7.69%) Jython
6 3 (7.69%) Korn
6 3 (7.69%) R
6 3 (7.69%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
8 1 (2.56%) F#
8 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) CEH
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) GCIA
3 1 (2.56%) GCIH
3 1 (2.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Apache Flume
1 3 (7.69%) HDFS
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) CA Wily
1 3 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (7.69%) Nagios
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) Opsview
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Mesos
2 1 (2.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) IBM
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.56%) Avaya
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