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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 35 12 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Contract jobs citing Python 3 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.20% 8.95% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 24.64% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +5.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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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
90 69 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 35.86% 36.32% 62.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 88
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £23.75 £36.25 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% +56.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 31 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 4 (33.33%) OO
5 4 (33.33%) Android
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (33.33%) Gerrit
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) C
6 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LDAP
1 2 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (8.33%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (33.33%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) jQuery
2 4 (33.33%) HTML5
2 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) SailPoint
3 2 (16.67%) OAuth
3 2 (16.67%) XACML
3 2 (16.67%) OpenID
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) SAML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) SecurID
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) IPTV
2 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) API Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 3 (25.00%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) C
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Netcool
3 2 (16.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (16.67%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 2 (16.67%) ForgeRock
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle