Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 9 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 -
Contract jobs citing Python 33 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.54% 8.14% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.40% 23.53% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 3
Slough median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £364 £313 £315
90th Percentile £550 £550 £628
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.50 £24.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year +55.56% -26.67% -25.82%

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 125 102 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 36.13% 34.58% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 73 71
Slough median daily rate £405 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +21.21% +1.54%
10th Percentile £225 £304 £290
90th Percentile £550 £535 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% +6.49% +5.48%
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +6.45% -16.22%

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 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 23 (69.70%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) Data Protection
3 19 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (57.58%) SSH
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
4 18 (54.55%) ETL
4 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 18 (54.55%) Internet
4 18 (54.55%) Legal
4 18 (54.55%) Apache Spark
4 18 (54.55%) Spark Streaming
4 18 (54.55%) Big Data
4 18 (54.55%) Big Data Analytics
4 18 (54.55%) Data Analytics
4 18 (54.55%) Analytics
4 18 (54.55%) Flink
4 18 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (54.55%) Data Ingestion
4 18 (54.55%) Web Development
4 18 (54.55%) Hadoop
4 18 (54.55%) Open Source
4 18 (54.55%) Network Architecture
4 18 (54.55%) Apache Hive
5 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
5 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
6 9 (27.27%) Linux
7 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 7 (21.21%) Apache
8 7 (21.21%) DNS
8 7 (21.21%) VMware

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 (54.55%) Apache Spark
2 7 (21.21%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 23 (69.70%) Firewall
2 19 (57.58%) SSH
3 18 (54.55%) Internet
3 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
4 7 (21.21%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) DHCP
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.03%) VPLS
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) Apache Hive
1 18 (54.55%) Big Data
1 18 (54.55%) Flink
1 18 (54.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (54.55%) Legal
2 10 (30.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Analytics Developer
3 13 (39.39%) Big Data Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Python Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.12%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Data Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.03%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Data Protection
2 18 (54.55%) Analytics
2 18 (54.55%) Big Data Analytics
2 18 (54.55%) Data Analytics
2 18 (54.55%) Data Ingestion
2 18 (54.55%) ETL
2 18 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (54.55%) Network Architecture
2 18 (54.55%) Open Source
2 18 (54.55%) Web Development
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Deep Learning
4 4 (12.12%) Machine Learning
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) Perl
3 5 (15.15%) C
4 4 (12.12%) C++
4 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) GPG13
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Squid
2 5 (15.15%) vSphere
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.03%) iptables
5 1 (3.03%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) NetApp
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Tekelec
4 1 (3.03%) Alibaba
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Huawei
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Sandvine