Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.82% 3.20% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.92% 12.33% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Slough median daily rate £215 £500 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.00% +63.93% -18.67%
10th Percentile £208 £315 £150
90th Percentile £515 £550 £570
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
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 73 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.43% 25.98% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 50
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £223 £317 £240
90th Percentile £488 £536 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%

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 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (54.55%) Private Cloud
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Optimisation
3 6 (54.55%) C
3 6 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (45.45%) Alibaba
4 5 (45.45%) Mandarin Language
4 5 (45.45%) Huawei
4 5 (45.45%) SLA
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) Scala
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Data Science
7 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
7 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 1 (9.09%) Vagrant

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 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (45.45%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
1 6 (54.55%) Private Cloud
1 6 (54.55%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Optimisation
1 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Science
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) C
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) HDFS
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Alibaba
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) Huawei
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat