The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 48 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing Python 18 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.12% 2.39% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.39% 7.92% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 22
Median daily rate £478 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £378 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £493 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 265 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.38% 30.22% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 372 320
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £495 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 12
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.26 £8.50 £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £28.88 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Reading

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Reading

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Reading

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Python.

1 39 (69.64%) Linux
2 36 (64.29%) Java
3 26 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
3 26 (46.43%) DevOps
4 24 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 24 (42.86%) Ansible
5 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (33.93%) Debian
7 19 (33.93%) Scrum
8 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (32.14%) Hadoop
9 17 (30.36%) Linux Command Line
9 17 (30.36%) SSH
9 17 (30.36%) CentOS
9 17 (30.36%) HTTP
9 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
10 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
11 15 (26.79%) Unix
11 15 (26.79%) Windows
12 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 14 (25.00%) Ubuntu
12 14 (25.00%) SELinux
13 12 (21.43%) Big Data
13 12 (21.43%) Prototyping
13 12 (21.43%) Web Services
14 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
14 11 (19.64%) DNS

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (10.71%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.93%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) nginx
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) HTTP
1 17 (30.36%) SSH
2 11 (19.64%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) ICMP
2 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) SMTP
4 4 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) Skype
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) Hadoop
2 12 (21.43%) Big Data
3 6 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.57%) HBase
6 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.79%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Redis
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Ant
3 5 (8.93%) MSBuild
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.79%) Hudson
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) DevOps Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Python Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Java Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) Java Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Open Source Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Java Hadoop Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) .NET
3 5 (8.93%) RESTful
3 5 (8.93%) XML
4 4 (7.14%) J2EE
4 4 (7.14%) JSON
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js
4 4 (7.14%) OAuth2
4 4 (7.14%) REST
4 4 (7.14%) SAML
4 4 (7.14%) SOAP
4 4 (7.14%) XSLT
5 3 (5.36%) CGI
5 3 (5.36%) Django
6 2 (3.57%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) Flask
6 2 (3.57%) HTML
6 2 (3.57%) OAuth
6 2 (3.57%) Pyramid
7 1 (1.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.36%) Robotics
5 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Linux
2 26 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (33.93%) Debian
4 17 (30.36%) CentOS
5 15 (26.79%) Unix
5 15 (26.79%) Windows
6 14 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 11 (19.64%) Windows Server
8 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.79%) SUSE
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) DevOps
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Scrum
4 12 (21.43%) Prototyping
5 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
5 10 (17.86%) Open Source
6 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
7 8 (14.29%) Task Automation
8 7 (12.50%) Patch Management
9 6 (10.71%) Analytics
9 6 (10.71%) Open Source Development
10 5 (8.93%) Use Case
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning
11 4 (7.14%) SOA
11 4 (7.14%) User Stories
12 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (5.36%) Product Management
12 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 5 (8.93%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) Scala
7 4 (7.14%) C
7 4 (7.14%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) C++
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) R
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) RHCE
3 2 (3.57%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (42.86%) Ansible
2 14 (25.00%) SELinux
3 10 (17.86%) Puppet
4 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) Nagios
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.79%) CloudForms
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.79%) Salt
6 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.14%) Apigee
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Facebook
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Twitter
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (1.79%) Google
6 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.79%) HP
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