Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 26 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.54% 3.10% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.99% 10.00% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Slough median daily rate £400 £360 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +24.68% -23.00%
10th Percentile £338 £286 £150
90th Percentile £618 £525 £444
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £13.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +44.44% -76.00%

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 79 80 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 29.15% 31.01% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 62
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £166
90th Percentile £540 £489 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.53% +30.77%
10th Percentile £40.50 £40.50 £19.05
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £158.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.75 £24.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year +16.16% +6.45% -34.97%

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 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (40.00%) Big Data
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (26.67%) OLTP
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 4 (26.67%) STL
4 4 (26.67%) Docker
5 3 (20.00%) Ansible
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Kafka
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) GitHub
6 2 (13.33%) HDFS

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 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Bluemix
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.67%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
1 6 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (26.67%) OLTP
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) Star Schema
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
4 1 (6.67%) HBase
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C++ Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) STL
2 3 (20.00%) Kafka
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Dropwizard
4 1 (6.67%) Flask
4 1 (6.67%) GraphQL
4 1 (6.67%) LESS
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) PySpark
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Science
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) API Design
3 1 (6.67%) API Development
3 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.67%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) ES6
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) HDFS
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Flume
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.67%) Ambari
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (6.67%) Oozie
3 1 (6.67%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau