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 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 63 74 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 54 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.60% 1.65% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 4.14% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £403 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +45.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £333 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £506 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £27.25 £35.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.69% -3.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
761 677 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.59% 39.80% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 383 428
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.39 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.75 £43.19
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 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 22 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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

Python Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 September 2014. 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 +6 19 £400 +22.13% 2
Basingstoke +10 7 £450 +11.80%
Farnborough - 4 - -
Romsey 0 2 - -
Andover - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 61 (57.01%) Linux
2 37 (34.58%) Windows
3 36 (33.64%) C
4 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
5 26 (24.30%) Java
5 26 (24.30%) Bash Shell
6 25 (23.36%) Perl
7 24 (22.43%) UNIX
8 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
10 20 (18.69%) C++
11 19 (17.76%) C#
11 19 (17.76%) PHP
11 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
12 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
13 17 (15.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
14 16 (14.95%) Ruby
14 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
14 16 (14.95%) Red Hat
15 15 (14.02%) MySQL
15 15 (14.02%) IIS
15 15 (14.02%) Android
16 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
16 14 (13.08%) PCI DSS
16 14 (13.08%) SQL
16 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
17 13 (12.15%) Apache
17 13 (12.15%) CISSP
17 13 (12.15%) Network Security

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 15 (14.02%) IIS
2 13 (12.15%) Apache
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (0.93%) Mule
4 1 (0.93%) Node.js
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
1 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.82%) TCP/IP
2 13 (12.15%) Network Security
3 12 (11.21%) Modbus
3 12 (11.21%) MQTT
4 8 (7.48%) SAN
5 7 (6.54%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (4.67%) NGN
6 5 (4.67%) LTE
6 5 (4.67%) GSM
7 4 (3.74%) UMTS
7 4 (3.74%) NAS
7 4 (3.74%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.80%) HSPA
9 2 (1.87%) FCoE
9 2 (1.87%) ATM
9 2 (1.87%) Internet
9 2 (1.87%) Wireless
10 1 (0.93%) TDMA
10 1 (0.93%) HSDPA
10 1 (0.93%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) MySQL
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.80%) SQLite
5 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.48%) Subversion
4 5 (4.67%) Hudson
5 4 (3.74%) Gerrit
5 4 (3.74%) FitNesse
5 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.87%) JIRA
7 2 (1.87%) Selenium
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.93%) Toad
8 1 (0.93%) JMeter
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) Ant
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.87%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Developer
2 29 (27.10%) Software Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.28%) Tester
4 11 (10.28%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Python Developer
6 8 (7.48%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (6.54%) Security Tester
8 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Systems Architect
11 3 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Real Time Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Real Time Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
2 12 (11.21%) WebSockets
3 11 (10.28%) Web Services
4 10 (9.35%) JSON
5 8 (7.48%) HTML
6 7 (6.54%) XML
7 6 (5.61%) .NET
8 5 (4.67%) REST
9 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.80%) Drools
9 3 (2.80%) SOAP
9 3 (2.80%) STL
9 3 (2.80%) Django
10 2 (1.87%) jQuery
10 2 (1.87%) WCF
10 2 (1.87%) LINQ
10 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.87%) CSS
10 2 (1.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Open Source
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Wiki
4 4 (3.74%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.74%) Device Driver
5 3 (2.80%) Clustering
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.87%) STB
6 2 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.87%) DTV
6 2 (1.87%) VHDL
6 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Verilog
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) MPEG
7 1 (0.93%) Firmware
7 1 (0.93%) ASIC
7 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (57.01%) Linux
2 37 (34.58%) Windows
3 24 (22.43%) UNIX
4 17 (15.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (14.02%) Android
6 12 (11.21%) Windows 7
7 8 (7.48%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.74%) Solaris
8 4 (3.74%) AIX
9 3 (2.80%) HPUX
9 3 (2.80%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Software Engineering
2 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.28%) Scrum
4 9 (8.41%) Cyber Security
5 8 (7.48%) TDD
6 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (6.54%) Test Automation
6 7 (6.54%) DevOps
7 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.61%) UML
8 4 (3.74%) Regression Testing
8 4 (3.74%) Software Testing
8 4 (3.74%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.80%) BDD
9 3 (2.80%) User Stories
9 3 (2.80%) ICONIX
9 3 (2.80%) Refactoring
9 3 (2.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) C
2 26 (24.30%) Java
2 26 (24.30%) Bash Shell
3 25 (23.36%) Perl
4 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
5 20 (18.69%) C++
6 19 (17.76%) C#
6 19 (17.76%) PHP
7 16 (14.95%) Ruby
8 14 (13.08%) SQL
9 11 (10.28%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.54%) Korn
11 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.67%) Embedded C
11 5 (4.67%) VBScript
12 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.80%) Golang
13 2 (1.87%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.87%) Tcl
14 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.95%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.15%) CISSP
4 11 (10.28%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.74%) Degree
6 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.87%) ISEB
7 1 (0.93%) HND
7 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) JTAG
2 1 (0.93%) TickIT
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Snort
2 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Puppet
2 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
1 16 (14.95%) Red Hat
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle
3 6 (5.61%) VMware
4 4 (3.74%) Intel
4 4 (3.74%) HP
5 3 (2.80%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Agilent
6 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.93%) Splunk
6 1 (0.93%) Software AG
6 1 (0.93%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.93%) webMethods
6 1 (0.93%) Perforce
6 1 (0.93%) Compaq
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) IBM