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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 46 52 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 72 79 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.84% 3.85% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.39% 9.61% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 49 24
Average daily rate £319 £340 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +196.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
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
581 822 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.02% 40.08% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 392 360
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 47
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £22.63 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hook +11 13 £288 -4.00%
Southampton -11 8 £418 +12.83% 14
Basingstoke +4 6 £275 -8.18% 7
Winchester -6 4 £330 +13.79% 1
Farnborough - 4 £275 - 2
Portsmouth - 3 - - 2
Fareham - 2 £215 - 1
Romsey - 2 £413 - 2
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (74.64%) Linux
2 83 (60.14%) Software Engineering
3 77 (55.80%) C++
4 70 (50.72%) Unix
5 62 (44.93%) C
6 61 (44.20%) Configuration Management
7 56 (40.58%) Security Cleared
8 55 (39.86%) GoogleTest
8 55 (39.86%) NUnit
9 50 (36.23%) Subversion
10 49 (35.51%) Unit Testing
11 48 (34.78%) Multithreading
11 48 (34.78%) Memory Management
12 46 (33.33%) UML
13 44 (31.88%) SC Cleared
14 42 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
15 41 (29.71%) OOD
15 41 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (28.99%) ClearCase
16 40 (28.99%) Ant
16 40 (28.99%) CppUnit
17 39 (28.26%) Jenkins
18 38 (27.54%) Project Management
19 37 (26.81%) Use Case
20 36 (26.09%) Integration Testing
21 35 (25.36%) Requirements Analysis
21 35 (25.36%) OO
22 34 (24.64%) Derivative
22 34 (24.64%) System Integration Testing
23 33 (23.91%) Ruby

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (5.80%) Apache
2 7 (5.07%) JBoss
2 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.35%) Node.js
4 5 (3.62%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.17%) Confluence
5 3 (2.17%) nginx
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.45%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.72%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) SaaS
3 3 (2.17%) IaaS
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) LDAP
2 10 (7.25%) DNS
3 8 (5.80%) DHCP
4 7 (5.07%) Firewall
4 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.62%) Internet
5 5 (3.62%) SSH
6 3 (2.17%) DVB
6 3 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.17%) MPLS
7 2 (1.45%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (1.45%) FTP
7 2 (1.45%) H.323
7 2 (1.45%) HTTP
7 2 (1.45%) NAS
7 2 (1.45%) Network Security
7 2 (1.45%) SNMP
7 2 (1.45%) SSL
7 2 (1.45%) VLAN
7 2 (1.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.35%) Ingres
3 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (39.86%) GoogleTest
1 55 (39.86%) NUnit
2 50 (36.23%) Subversion
3 40 (28.99%) Ant
3 40 (28.99%) ClearCase
3 40 (28.99%) CppUnit
4 39 (28.26%) Jenkins
5 32 (23.19%) Git (software)
6 19 (13.77%) Vagrant
7 11 (7.97%) JIRA
8 7 (5.07%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.07%) SpecFlow
9 6 (4.35%) ClearQuest
9 6 (4.35%) CruiseControl
9 6 (4.35%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.90%) NetBeans
11 3 (2.17%) RubyMine
12 2 (1.45%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (2.90%) Legal
1 4 (2.90%) Military
1 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.72%) Electronics
2 1 (0.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (47.10%) Developer
2 39 (28.26%) C Developer
3 34 (24.64%) Software Engineer
4 21 (15.22%) C++ Developer
5 17 (12.32%) Software Developer
6 16 (11.59%) C/C++ Developer
7 15 (10.87%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (9.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (7.25%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (7.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (6.52%) Build Engineer
13 8 (5.80%) Python Developer
14 7 (5.07%) Deployment Engineer
14 7 (5.07%) Java Engineer
14 7 (5.07%) Java Software Engineer
14 7 (5.07%) Python Software Engineer
15 5 (3.62%) Analyst
15 5 (3.62%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (7.25%) Web Services
2 10 (7.25%) XML
3 9 (6.52%) Motif
4 6 (4.35%) wxWidgets
5 5 (3.62%) CSS
5 5 (3.62%) HTML
5 5 (3.62%) HTML5
6 4 (2.90%) .NET
6 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.90%) Django
6 4 (2.90%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.17%) Ajax
7 3 (2.17%) JavaFX
7 3 (2.17%) JSP
7 3 (2.17%) REST
7 3 (2.17%) Servlets
7 3 (2.17%) Swing
7 3 (2.17%) XSL
7 3 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (29.71%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (24.64%) Derivative
3 5 (3.62%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.17%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (2.17%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.45%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.45%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.45%) MPEG
6 2 (1.45%) STB
6 2 (1.45%) Wiki
7 1 (0.72%) DTV
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (74.64%) Linux
2 70 (50.72%) Unix
3 27 (19.57%) Windows
4 21 (15.22%) Mac OS X
5 12 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.07%) Android
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.45%) Debian
9 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.14%) Software Engineering
2 61 (44.20%) Configuration Management
3 49 (35.51%) Unit Testing
4 48 (34.78%) Memory Management
4 48 (34.78%) Multithreading
5 46 (33.33%) UML
6 42 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (29.71%) OOD
8 38 (27.54%) Project Management
9 37 (26.81%) Use Case
10 36 (26.09%) Integration Testing
11 35 (25.36%) OO
11 35 (25.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 34 (24.64%) System Integration Testing
13 29 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (19.57%) DevOps
15 20 (14.49%) Scrum
16 13 (9.42%) TDD
17 9 (6.52%) SDLC
18 8 (5.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.80%) C++
2 62 (44.93%) C
3 33 (23.91%) Ruby
4 27 (19.57%) Shell Script
5 22 (15.94%) PowerShell
6 21 (15.22%) Java
7 18 (13.04%) SQL
8 11 (7.97%) C#
8 11 (7.97%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.52%) Perl
10 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.62%) PHP
12 4 (2.90%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.17%) Tcl
14 2 (1.45%) Erlang
14 2 (1.45%) R
15 1 (0.72%) Delphi
15 1 (0.72%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 56 (40.58%) Security Cleared
2 44 (31.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) Degree
4 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.17%) CISSP
5 3 (2.17%) GCIH
5 3 (2.17%) GIAC
5 3 (2.17%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.45%) FedRAMP
3 2 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Docker
2 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.45%) Xen
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (21.74%) Puppet
2 9 (6.52%) Ansible
3 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Oracle
1 12 (8.70%) Red Hat
2 11 (7.97%) Serena
3 3 (2.17%) IBM
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco
4 2 (1.45%) Splunk
5 1 (0.72%) PTC
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
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