The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 12 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 17 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.95% 5.56% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.64% 8.86% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +34.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 158 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.32% 62.70% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 91 47
Average daily rate £425 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £23.13 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.75% -36.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Basingstoke region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Basingstoke region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Bash Shell
3 15 (83.33%) Windows
4 13 (72.22%) PHP
4 13 (72.22%) Apache
4 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
4 13 (72.22%) MySQL
4 13 (72.22%) IIS
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) CISSP
4 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
4 13 (72.22%) Ruby
4 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
4 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (72.22%) Snort
4 13 (72.22%) Open Source
5 5 (27.78%) C
6 3 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 3 (16.67%) AIX
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) Korn
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (72.22%) Apache
1 13 (72.22%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) GSM
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Security Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Bash Shell
2 13 (72.22%) PHP
2 13 (72.22%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Intel