Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 19 February 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 11 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 32 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.28% 7.66% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.07% 23.75% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 5
Slough median daily rate £550 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +25.00% +133.33%
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £8.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +462.50% -38.46% -71.11%

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 Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 103 80 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 29.86% 32.26% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 71
Slough median daily rate £430 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £307 £281
90th Percentile £575 £513 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% - -3.53%
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% +29.09% -31.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Slough

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Slough

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Slough over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Python.

1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 27 (84.38%) SQL
3 23 (71.88%) Network Architecture
4 19 (59.38%) SSH
5 18 (56.25%) Legal
5 18 (56.25%) ETL
5 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
5 18 (56.25%) Internet
5 18 (56.25%) Apache Hive
5 18 (56.25%) Big Data
5 18 (56.25%) Big Data Analytics
5 18 (56.25%) Data Analytics
5 18 (56.25%) Analytics
5 18 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (56.25%) Apache Spark
5 18 (56.25%) Web Development
5 18 (56.25%) Data Protection
5 18 (56.25%) Hadoop
5 18 (56.25%) Open Source
5 18 (56.25%) Spark Streaming
5 18 (56.25%) Flink
5 18 (56.25%) Data Ingestion
6 13 (40.63%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Perl
8 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
10 6 (18.75%) Postfix
10 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
10 6 (18.75%) ITIL

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 18 (56.25%) Apache Spark
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) SSH
3 18 (56.25%) Internet
3 18 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.75%) MPLS
5 5 (15.63%) BGP
5 5 (15.63%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
5 5 (15.63%) NAS
5 5 (15.63%) SNMP
5 5 (15.63%) VLAN
5 5 (15.63%) VXLAN
6 4 (12.50%) DHCP
6 4 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
7 1 (3.13%) VPLS
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) Apache Hive
1 18 (56.25%) Big Data
1 18 (56.25%) Flink
1 18 (56.25%) Hadoop
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (15.63%) MariaDB
2 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) CMake
1 3 (9.38%) Gradle
General
1 18 (56.25%) Legal
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analytics Developer
1 14 (43.75%) Big Data Developer
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
1 14 (43.75%) Software Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Big Data Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analytics Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Data Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C++ Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Onboarding Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Spark Streaming
2 5 (15.63%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) Private Cloud
3 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.25%) RIA
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) OpenVMS
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Network Architecture
2 18 (56.25%) Analytics
2 18 (56.25%) Big Data Analytics
2 18 (56.25%) Data Analytics
2 18 (56.25%) Data Ingestion
2 18 (56.25%) Data Protection
2 18 (56.25%) ETL
2 18 (56.25%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (56.25%) Open Source
2 18 (56.25%) Web Development
3 6 (18.75%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) ITSM
4 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
4 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.50%) Deep Learning
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Postfix
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) BIND 9
2 5 (15.63%) KVM
2 5 (15.63%) NFS
2 5 (15.63%) Squid
2 5 (15.63%) vSphere
3 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) iptables
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
2 5 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.63%) Puppet
3 3 (9.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Dell
1 5 (15.63%) EMC
1 5 (15.63%) Mirantis
1 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
1 5 (15.63%) VMware
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) BMC
3 3 (9.38%) Remedy
4 2 (6.25%) TOWER Software
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft