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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 63 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 62 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.82% 1.77% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 4.98% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £284 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £448 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.82 £13.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -66.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
849 603 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.64% 35.64% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 337 301
Average daily rate £350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.50 £29.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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
Hook -5 18 £300 +1.52%
Southampton +7 16 £350 -8.85% 11
Basingstoke - 10 £550 - 1
Farnborough -7 1 £375 +36.36% 1
Aldershot - 1 £500 -
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 3
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 66 (55.93%) Linux
2 45 (38.14%) C
3 43 (36.44%) Software Engineering
4 41 (34.75%) UNIX
5 39 (33.05%) Windows
6 36 (30.51%) C++
6 36 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (29.66%) Security Cleared
8 33 (27.97%) SQL
8 33 (27.97%) Subversion
9 30 (25.42%) UML
10 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (22.88%) ClearCase
11 27 (22.88%) C#
11 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
11 27 (22.88%) XML
11 27 (22.88%) SC Cleared
12 25 (21.19%) Configuration Management
13 24 (20.34%) ClearQuest
13 24 (20.34%) Java
14 23 (19.49%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (19.49%) Jenkins
15 22 (18.64%) Ant
16 21 (17.80%) CruiseControl
17 20 (16.95%) NUnit
17 20 (16.95%) Motif
17 20 (16.95%) OOD
17 20 (16.95%) Ingres
17 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (16.95%) GoogleTest

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.24%) Oracle Spatial
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.25%) Network Security
2 16 (13.56%) TCP/IP
3 15 (12.71%) Modbus
3 15 (12.71%) MQTT
4 8 (6.78%) NGN
5 4 (3.39%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.69%) ATM
6 2 (1.69%) Internet
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.49%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (16.95%) Ingres
3 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.39%) MySQL
6 3 (2.54%) SQLite
7 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (27.97%) Subversion
2 27 (22.88%) ClearCase
3 24 (20.34%) ClearQuest
4 23 (19.49%) Jenkins
5 22 (18.64%) Ant
6 21 (17.80%) CruiseControl
7 20 (16.95%) NUnit
7 20 (16.95%) GoogleTest
7 20 (16.95%) CppUnit
8 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
9 8 (6.78%) Hudson
9 8 (6.78%) JUnit
10 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
10 7 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.39%) Maven
12 3 (2.54%) Rational Rose
12 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
12 3 (2.54%) Redmine
12 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (4.24%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Electronics
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (50.00%) Developer
2 28 (23.73%) Software Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) Software Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Python Developer
5 13 (11.02%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.93%) C++ Developer
6 7 (5.93%) C Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Build Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Cyber Security Specialist
9 4 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Architect
10 3 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Security Engineer
11 2 (1.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) XML
2 20 (16.95%) Motif
2 20 (16.95%) wxWidgets
3 19 (16.10%) AngularJS
4 15 (12.71%) WebSockets
5 9 (7.63%) Drools
5 9 (7.63%) JSON
6 8 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (6.78%) .NET
7 7 (5.93%) Web Services
8 5 (4.24%) HTML
9 4 (3.39%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.39%) Middleware
9 4 (3.39%) SOAP
10 3 (2.54%) STL
10 3 (2.54%) Sinatra
11 2 (1.69%) WCF
11 2 (1.69%) LINQ
11 2 (1.69%) Qt
11 2 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Derivative
3 6 (5.08%) Wiki
4 5 (4.24%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.39%) Open Source
6 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.85%) MPEG
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
8 1 (0.85%) VHDL
8 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.85%) STB
8 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 66 (55.93%) Linux
2 41 (34.75%) UNIX
3 39 (33.05%) Windows
4 13 (11.02%) Windows 7
4 13 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.17%) Mac OS X
6 11 (9.32%) Android
7 6 (5.08%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.54%) AIX
8 3 (2.54%) Solaris
8 3 (2.54%) CentOS
9 2 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.44%) Software Engineering
2 36 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (25.42%) UML
4 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (21.19%) Configuration Management
6 20 (16.95%) OOD
7 14 (11.86%) Cyber Security
7 14 (11.86%) Project Management
7 14 (11.86%) Scrum
8 13 (11.02%) Multithreading
9 12 (10.17%) Use Case
9 12 (10.17%) Refactoring
10 11 (9.32%) OO
11 10 (8.47%) TDD
12 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.78%) ICONIX
14 7 (5.93%) Analytics
14 7 (5.93%) Memory Management
14 7 (5.93%) Integration Testing
15 6 (5.08%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.14%) C
2 36 (30.51%) C++
3 33 (27.97%) SQL
4 27 (22.88%) C#
4 27 (22.88%) JavaScript
5 24 (20.34%) Java
6 18 (15.25%) Shell Script
7 15 (12.71%) Ruby
8 12 (10.17%) Bash Shell
9 11 (9.32%) Perl
10 5 (4.24%) IronPython
11 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.39%) Golang
11 4 (3.39%) PHP
12 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.54%) Korn
13 1 (0.85%) VC++
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (29.66%) Security Cleared
2 27 (22.88%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.32%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.24%) Degree
5 2 (1.69%) HND
5 2 (1.69%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) TickIT
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Snort
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (14.41%) Red Hat
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle
4 3 (2.54%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.85%) Intel
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik
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