Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 19 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 30 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.09% 5.46% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.55% 16.16% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 3
Slough median daily rate £440 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% -10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £208 £305 £430
90th Percentile £550 £550 £640
Berkshire median daily rate £439 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -7.63% +5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £41.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year -80.72% +22.96% -

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 113 99 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.24% 33.79% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 59
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £244 £307 £275
90th Percentile £543 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £38.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £13.75
% change year-on-year +52.59% +42.98% -61.27%

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 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Data Protection
4 13 (43.33%) Hadoop
4 13 (43.33%) Big Data
4 13 (43.33%) SSH
5 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 12 (40.00%) Legal
5 12 (40.00%) ETL
5 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (40.00%) Internet
5 12 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 12 (40.00%) Data Analytics
5 12 (40.00%) Analytics
5 12 (40.00%) Apache Spark
5 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (40.00%) Spark Streaming
5 12 (40.00%) Flink
5 12 (40.00%) Open Source
5 12 (40.00%) Network Architecture
5 12 (40.00%) Apache Hive
5 12 (40.00%) Web Development
5 12 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
6 10 (33.33%) C
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) Java
8 8 (26.67%) Degree
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre

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 12 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) SSH
3 12 (40.00%) Internet
3 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS
5 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.33%) VPLS
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
5 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Big Data
1 13 (43.33%) Hadoop
2 12 (40.00%) Apache Hive
2 12 (40.00%) Flink
3 1 (3.33%) HBase
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (40.00%) Legal
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.67%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analytics Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Big Data Developer
4 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Data Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.67%) Telecoms Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (3.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 6 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Debian
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Data Protection
2 12 (40.00%) Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Data Ingestion
2 12 (40.00%) ETL
2 12 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 12 (40.00%) Open Source
2 12 (40.00%) Web Development
3 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Deep Learning
4 4 (13.33%) Machine Learning
4 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Data Science
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 4 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) GPG13
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
3 1 (3.33%) iptables
3 1 (3.33%) KVM
3 1 (3.33%) Postfix
3 1 (3.33%) Squid
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Alibaba
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco
1 5 (16.67%) Huawei
2 3 (10.00%) NetApp
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Tekelec
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Sandvine