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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Python 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.15% 2.18% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 5.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
90 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.63% 40.61% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 28
Average daily rate £350 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £321 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 5 (41.67%) SIEM
3 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) Eclipse

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (8.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
1 3 (25.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) NetBeans
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) CppUnit
3 1 (8.33%) GoogleTest
3 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) wxWidgets
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) Motif
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
1 6 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Hitachi