Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 31 43
Rank change year-on-year +22 +12 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 24 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.86% 2.19% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.49% 5.61% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Slough median daily rate £438 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £463 £388
% change year-on-year +2.70% +19.35% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £32.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -75.38% -27.78% +38.46%

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 98 107 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 36.16% 39.05% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 73 90
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £309 £276 £250
90th Percentile £516 £450 £451
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £14.33
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £144.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +16.92%

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 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Python.

1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (45.83%) Docker
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 9 (37.50%) GitHub
4 9 (37.50%) Big Data
5 8 (33.33%) Kafka
5 8 (33.33%) ETL
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
6 7 (29.17%) Apache Hive
6 7 (29.17%) Open Source
6 7 (29.17%) Apache Spark
7 6 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
7 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (25.00%) Star Schema
8 5 (20.83%) IBM
8 5 (20.83%) C++
8 5 (20.83%) Perl
8 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (20.83%) Tableau
8 5 (20.83%) Ambari
8 5 (20.83%) Apache Flume
8 5 (20.83%) Sqoop
8 5 (20.83%) Oozie
8 5 (20.83%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (20.83%) HDFS
8 5 (20.83%) Bluemix

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 7 (29.17%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) GitHub
2 5 (20.83%) Bluemix
2 5 (20.83%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Datadog
4 1 (4.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
1 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.17%) SGSN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Big Data
1 9 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (29.17%) Apache Hive
3 6 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (25.00%) Star Schema
4 5 (20.83%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (20.83%) Sqoop
5 4 (16.67%) OLTP
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
7 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (4.17%) GIS
8 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.33%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) C++ Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Data Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Kafka
2 6 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
3 5 (20.83%) PySpark
4 4 (16.67%) STL
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) Flask
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Laravel
5 2 (8.33%) LESS
5 2 (8.33%) React
5 2 (8.33%) Sass
5 2 (8.33%) Silex
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 2 (8.33%) Symfony
6 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.17%) D3.js
6 1 (4.17%) Dropwizard
6 1 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Cyberattack
3 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ETL
2 7 (29.17%) Open Source
3 4 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) API Development
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) API Design
6 1 (4.17%) Data Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.17%) Server Building
6 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) C++
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) ES6
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) GraphQL
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) COBIT
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Docker
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Flume
2 5 (20.83%) HDFS
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) Snort
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (20.83%) Ambari
2 5 (20.83%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (20.83%) Oozie
3 4 (16.67%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) Tableau
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) Zend
4 1 (4.17%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
4 1 (4.17%) Intel
4 1 (4.17%) LogLogic
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) PagerDuty
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) VMware