The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 27 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.23% 3.95% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 6.29% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £403 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +51.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £403 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
Python
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Programming Languages Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63 143 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.03% 62.72% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 95 88
Average daily rate £356 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.31 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.13 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £29.50 £59.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) PHP
4 13 (65.00%) Apache
4 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
4 13 (65.00%) MySQL
4 13 (65.00%) IIS
4 13 (65.00%) CISSP
4 13 (65.00%) Snort
4 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
4 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (65.00%) Ruby
4 13 (65.00%) Open Source
5 6 (30.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Korn
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) AIX
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris
7 3 (15.00%) Shell Script

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (65.00%) IIS
1 13 (65.00%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) ATM
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) GSM
2 1 (5.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Security Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
1 3 (15.00%) XML
1 3 (15.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) AIX
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 13 (65.00%) Ruby
2 13 (65.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Intel