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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 26 15 38
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23  
Contract jobs citing Python 38 82 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.77% 8.13% 3.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.11% 28.47% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 63 21
Median daily rate £500 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.57% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 288 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.68% 28.54% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 189 212
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Reading

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Python.

1 37 (61.67%) Linux
2 36 (60.00%) Java
3 33 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
4 29 (48.33%) Bash Shell
5 27 (45.00%) Ansible
5 27 (45.00%) DevOps
5 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
6 26 (43.33%) Hadoop
7 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (40.00%) SSH
8 24 (40.00%) Unix
8 24 (40.00%) HTTP
9 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
10 22 (36.67%) CentOS
10 22 (36.67%) Ubuntu
10 22 (36.67%) Debian
11 21 (35.00%) SELinux
12 19 (31.67%) Prototyping
12 19 (31.67%) Linux Command Line
13 16 (26.67%) ICMP
13 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
13 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (25.00%) Open Source
15 14 (23.33%) Big Data
15 14 (23.33%) Scrum
16 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
16 11 (18.33%) Windows
17 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 9 (15.00%) Microsoft

Python
Top Related 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 7 (11.67%) Apache Spark
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) Confluence
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Pig
5 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (3.33%) Facebook Platform
6 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (40.00%) HTTP
1 24 (40.00%) SSH
2 16 (26.67%) ICMP
2 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.67%) DNS
3 7 (11.67%) SMTP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) IMAP
4 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.67%) LDAP
4 1 (1.67%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) Hadoop
2 14 (23.33%) Big Data
3 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 4 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (6.67%) GIS
5 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Accumulo
6 3 (5.00%) HBase
6 3 (5.00%) Neo4j
6 3 (5.00%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.67%) GoCD
5 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Marketing
1 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Banking
2 1 (1.67%) Electronics
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Python Developer
3 14 (23.33%) Java Developer
4 13 (21.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (20.00%) Java Engineer
6 10 (16.67%) Consultant
6 10 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (15.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (15.00%) Java Consultant
7 9 (15.00%) JavaScript Engineer
8 7 (11.67%) Open Source Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Data Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) Hadoop Consultant
11 4 (6.67%) Hadoop Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) CSS
1 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.00%) Django
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) jQuery
3 5 (8.33%) Spring
4 4 (6.67%) EJB
4 4 (6.67%) Flask
4 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.67%) Java EE
4 4 (6.67%) JPA
4 4 (6.67%) OpenLayers
4 4 (6.67%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.00%) CGI
5 3 (5.00%) Kafka
6 2 (3.33%) Pyramid
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.67%) Celery
7 1 (1.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
3 3 (5.00%) Robotics
3 3 (5.00%) Wiki
4 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Linux
2 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (40.00%) Unix
4 22 (36.67%) CentOS
4 22 (36.67%) Debian
4 22 (36.67%) Ubuntu
5 11 (18.33%) Windows
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) SUSE
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) DevOps
2 19 (31.67%) Prototyping
3 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.00%) Open Source
5 14 (23.33%) Scrum
6 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
8 6 (10.00%) Analytics
8 6 (10.00%) Open Source Development
8 6 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 6 (10.00%) TDD
9 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.33%) User Stories
10 4 (6.67%) MapReduce
10 4 (6.67%) MVC
10 4 (6.67%) OO
10 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning
11 3 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (48.33%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (11.67%) Scala
6 6 (10.00%) C
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 5 (8.33%) Ruby
8 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.00%) Go
9 3 (5.00%) SQL
10 1 (1.67%) F#
10 1 (1.67%) Haskell
10 1 (1.67%) Korn
10 1 (1.67%) ML
10 1 (1.67%) OCaml
10 1 (1.67%) Rust
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 23 (38.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) RHCE
3 2 (3.33%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.67%) CCNA
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.33%) Docker
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) Ceph
4 1 (1.67%) Dovecot
4 1 (1.67%) iptables
4 1 (1.67%) KVM
4 1 (1.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.67%) Squid
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) Xen
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (45.00%) Ansible
2 21 (35.00%) SELinux
3 5 (8.33%) Puppet
4 3 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.67%) Cacti
6 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.67%) Nagios
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.67%) RANCID
6 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Facebook
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Twitter
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.67%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago