The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 54 55 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 70 47 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.48% 2.68% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.24% 7.15% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 29 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.82 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Python
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
850 657 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 42.20% 37.48% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 356 248
Average daily rate £355 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 51
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £14.25 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +4 28 £370 +8.18% 3
Hook +3 13 £300 +1.09%
Basingstoke -1 6 £550 +36.64%
Farnborough -5 1 £375 +36.36% 4
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 72 (56.69%) Linux
2 57 (44.88%) UNIX
3 52 (40.94%) Windows
4 48 (37.80%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (35.43%) Software Engineering
5 45 (35.43%) C
6 42 (33.07%) Configuration Management
7 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
8 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (30.71%) C++
9 36 (28.35%) Subversion
10 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
10 34 (26.77%) SQL
11 33 (25.98%) UML
12 32 (25.20%) ClearCase
12 32 (25.20%) SC Cleared
13 29 (22.83%) Shell Script
14 28 (22.05%) ClearQuest
15 27 (21.26%) Ruby
16 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
16 26 (20.47%) C#
17 25 (19.69%) OOD
17 25 (19.69%) PostgreSQL
18 24 (18.90%) CruiseControl
18 24 (18.90%) Mac OS X
18 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
18 24 (18.90%) XML
18 24 (18.90%) Ant
19 23 (18.11%) Ingres
19 23 (18.11%) Motif

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (2.36%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (9.45%) Heroku
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) Network Security
2 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
3 14 (11.02%) MQTT
3 14 (11.02%) Modbus
4 8 (6.30%) NGN
5 5 (3.94%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.57%) Internet
6 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.79%) NAS
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.79%) Firewall
7 1 (0.79%) LDAP
7 1 (0.79%) LAN
7 1 (0.79%) WAN
7 1 (0.79%) SMTP
7 1 (0.79%) VPN
7 1 (0.79%) DNS
7 1 (0.79%) SSL
7 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.69%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (18.11%) Ingres
3 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.36%) SQLite
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.36%) MySQL
6 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (28.35%) Subversion
2 34 (26.77%) Jenkins
3 32 (25.20%) ClearCase
4 28 (22.05%) ClearQuest
5 26 (20.47%) Git (software)
6 24 (18.90%) CruiseControl
6 24 (18.90%) Ant
7 23 (18.11%) CppUnit
7 23 (18.11%) GoogleTest
7 23 (18.11%) NUnit
8 19 (14.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (7.87%) Visual Studio
10 8 (6.30%) Hudson
11 7 (5.51%) JUnit
12 3 (2.36%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.36%) JIRA
12 3 (2.36%) Maven
12 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.36%) Redmine
12 3 (2.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (3.94%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Electronics
3 2 (1.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (52.76%) Developer
2 29 (22.83%) Software Engineer
3 23 (18.11%) Software Developer
4 12 (9.45%) Python Developer
5 11 (8.66%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.30%) C Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 5 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) Security Specialist
7 5 (3.94%) Build Manager
7 5 (3.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (3.94%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.15%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (2.36%) Build Engineer
9 3 (2.36%) Consultant
9 3 (2.36%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.90%) XML
2 23 (18.11%) Motif
2 23 (18.11%) wxWidgets
3 18 (14.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 17 (13.39%) AngularJS
5 14 (11.02%) WebSockets
6 9 (7.09%) Drools
6 9 (7.09%) .NET
7 6 (4.72%) JSON
8 4 (3.15%) HTML
8 4 (3.15%) SOAP
8 4 (3.15%) Middleware
8 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.36%) Sinatra
9 3 (2.36%) Web Services
10 2 (1.57%) J2EE
10 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.57%) Qt
10 2 (1.57%) WCF
10 2 (1.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.30%) Derivative
3 5 (3.94%) Wiki
3 5 (3.94%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.57%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) Open Source
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) Life Science
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.79%) Handset
6 1 (0.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) VHDL
6 1 (0.79%) STB
Operating Systems
1 72 (56.69%) Linux
2 57 (44.88%) UNIX
3 52 (40.94%) Windows
4 24 (18.90%) Mac OS X
5 11 (8.66%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.87%) Android
6 10 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.72%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.36%) CentOS
9 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.80%) Continuous Integration
2 45 (35.43%) Software Engineering
3 42 (33.07%) Configuration Management
4 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (25.98%) UML
6 25 (19.69%) OOD
7 15 (11.81%) Multithreading
7 15 (11.81%) Project Management
8 14 (11.02%) Scrum
8 14 (11.02%) Cyber Security
9 13 (10.24%) Use Case
10 11 (8.66%) Refactoring
10 11 (8.66%) OO
11 8 (6.30%) TDD
11 8 (6.30%) Memory Management
11 8 (6.30%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.30%) ICONIX
12 7 (5.51%) Analytics
13 6 (4.72%) ITIL
13 6 (4.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.43%) C
2 39 (30.71%) C++
3 34 (26.77%) SQL
4 29 (22.83%) Shell Script
5 27 (21.26%) Ruby
6 26 (20.47%) C#
7 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
8 20 (15.75%) Java
9 18 (14.17%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.30%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.72%) Perl
11 6 (4.72%) IronPython
12 4 (3.15%) Golang
13 3 (2.36%) PHP
14 2 (1.57%) VC++
15 1 (0.79%) VBScript
15 1 (0.79%) VB
15 1 (0.79%) VBA
15 1 (0.79%) Delphi
15 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 40 (31.50%) Security Cleared
2 32 (25.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.66%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.72%) Degree
5 2 (1.57%) HND
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
1 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) Puppet
2 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.79%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) Nagios
4 1 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Red Hat
2 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.94%) Oracle
4 3 (2.36%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.79%) McAfee
5 1 (0.79%) Websense
5 1 (0.79%) VMware
5 1 (0.79%) Telerik
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) Intel
5 1 (0.79%) Juniper
5 1 (0.79%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.79%) NetApp
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago