Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 64 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 +27
Contract jobs citing Python 36 37 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.85% 2.54% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 9.20% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 56
Reading median daily rate £438 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -3.54% +3.67%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £325
90th Percentile £509 £488 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Reading median hourly rate £41.50 £9.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +361.11% -79.31% -
10th Percentile £40.75 £8.50 £40.25
90th Percentile £42.25 £9.50 £46.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.75 £33.75 £45.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% -25.82% +25.52%

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 403 402 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.88% 27.57% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 203 391
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Unix
3 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
3 13 (36.11%) Ansible
4 12 (33.33%) Puppet
4 12 (33.33%) Perl
5 11 (30.56%) Oracle
5 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (27.78%) Java
6 10 (27.78%) Ruby
7 9 (25.00%) DNS
7 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.22%) DevOps
8 8 (22.22%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
9 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 6 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 6 (16.67%) Sun
10 6 (16.67%) Solaris
10 6 (16.67%) Xen
10 6 (16.67%) JSON
11 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing

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 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (2.78%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.78%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.33%) BGP
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.33%) IPsec
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) VPN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (5.56%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) Junos
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.56%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) HBase
5 1 (2.78%) HDInsight
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) Ant
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.56%) PyCharm
3 2 (5.56%) Robot Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Sahi
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Appium
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Server Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Smart Metering Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) JSON
2 3 (8.33%) RESTful
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) Django
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.78%) CGI
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) Flask
4 1 (2.78%) GeoTools
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) JTS
4 1 (2.78%) Pyramid
4 1 (2.78%) REST
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exalogic
3 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 3 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Unix
3 10 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Solaris
5 3 (8.33%) Windows
6 2 (5.56%) Debian
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.78%) CentOS
7 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) DevOps
2 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.89%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Network Design
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Kanban
7 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.78%) Physics
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
2 12 (33.33%) Perl
3 10 (27.78%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) Ruby
4 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) AWK
5 4 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) sed
5 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) C-shell
6 3 (8.33%) Korn
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
6 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCIE
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) CCSA
4 1 (2.78%) CCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Xen
2 5 (13.89%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Ansible
2 12 (33.33%) Puppet
3 11 (30.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (5.56%) Nagios
5 2 (5.56%) SELinux
6 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.78%) Icinga
6 1 (2.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (16.67%) Sun
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.56%) F5
6 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.56%) SonicWALL
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.78%) Arista
7 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.78%) Facebook
7 1 (2.78%) Radware
7 1 (2.78%) Splunk
7 1 (2.78%) Twitter
7 1 (2.78%) Vyatta