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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 87 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 32 52 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.50% 2.51% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 6.54% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 27
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£370 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £37.50 £25.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -15.49%
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
790 795 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.12% 38.37% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 431 393
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £17.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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 -1 7 £370 -7.50% 1
Basingstoke -24 3 £400 -5.88% 4
Farnborough 0 2 £378 - 3
Winchester -11 2 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £310 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 90 (78.95%) Linux
2 56 (49.12%) UNIX
3 46 (40.35%) Jenkins
4 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
5 35 (30.70%) C++
6 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
7 31 (27.19%) Security Cleared
7 31 (27.19%) C
8 30 (26.32%) Windows
9 29 (25.44%) Perl
9 29 (25.44%) Configuration Management
9 29 (25.44%) Puppet
10 27 (23.68%) Ruby
10 27 (23.68%) Java
10 27 (23.68%) DevOps
11 23 (20.18%) Shell Script
11 23 (20.18%) PowerShell
12 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
13 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (14.04%) Gerrit
15 16 (14.04%) Subversion
16 15 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (13.16%) Mac OS X
16 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
17 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
17 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (12.28%) Android
17 14 (12.28%) Ansible

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (7.89%) nginx
2 5 (4.39%) Node.js
3 4 (3.51%) Confluence
3 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 3 (2.63%) SAS
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.75%) JBoss
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
5 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) WordPress
6 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.88%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.02%) Heroku
4 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) SAN
2 8 (7.02%) Firewall
3 7 (6.14%) NAS
4 6 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (5.26%) DNS
4 6 (5.26%) SSL
5 5 (4.39%) LDAP
5 5 (4.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.51%) FTP
6 4 (3.51%) LAN
6 4 (3.51%) WAN
6 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.51%) Internet
7 3 (2.63%) SSH
7 3 (2.63%) HTTPS
7 3 (2.63%) SMTP
7 3 (2.63%) HTTP
7 3 (2.63%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.75%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.75%) DB2
4 2 (1.75%) Ingres
4 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (40.35%) Jenkins
2 37 (32.46%) Git (software)
3 16 (14.04%) Subversion
3 16 (14.04%) Gerrit
4 15 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (9.65%) Ant
5 11 (9.65%) ClearCase
6 10 (8.77%) NUnit
6 10 (8.77%) GoogleTest
7 9 (7.89%) CppUnit
8 7 (6.14%) JIRA
9 4 (3.51%) ClearQuest
10 3 (2.63%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.63%) Hudson
10 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.75%) Selenium
11 2 (1.75%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.63%) Military
2 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (1.75%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Games
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (37.72%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Software Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (7.02%) C++ Developer
6 8 (7.02%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) C Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) ArcSight Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) Tester
11 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.77%) Web Services
1 10 (8.77%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (7.89%) XML
2 9 (7.89%) HTML
3 8 (7.02%) CSS
4 7 (6.14%) .NET
5 6 (5.26%) HTML5
5 6 (5.26%) REST
6 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
6 5 (4.39%) jQuery
7 4 (3.51%) JSON
7 4 (3.51%) Motif
7 4 (3.51%) SOAP
7 4 (3.51%) Django
8 3 (2.63%) ServiceStack
9 2 (1.75%) CSS3
9 2 (1.75%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.75%) STL
9 2 (1.75%) XSL
9 2 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.26%) Derivative
3 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.75%) Wiki
5 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) DTV
5 2 (1.75%) SecurID
6 1 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.88%) PKI
6 1 (0.88%) IPTV
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) VHDL
6 1 (0.88%) STB
6 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 90 (78.95%) Linux
2 56 (49.12%) UNIX
3 30 (26.32%) Windows
4 15 (13.16%) Mac OS X
5 14 (12.28%) Android
6 9 (7.89%) CentOS
7 7 (6.14%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.39%) Debian
9 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.51%) SUSE
10 2 (1.75%) HPUX
10 2 (1.75%) Solaris
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.82%) Software Engineering
3 29 (25.44%) Configuration Management
4 27 (23.68%) DevOps
5 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.40%) OO
6 13 (11.40%) Scrum
7 12 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 11 (9.65%) UML
9 10 (8.77%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.02%) OOD
10 8 (7.02%) TDD
11 7 (6.14%) Project Management
11 7 (6.14%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (5.26%) Memory Management
12 6 (5.26%) Information Security
13 5 (4.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) C++
2 31 (27.19%) C
3 29 (25.44%) Perl
4 27 (23.68%) Java
4 27 (23.68%) Ruby
5 23 (20.18%) Shell Script
5 23 (20.18%) PowerShell
6 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.14%) Go
8 6 (5.26%) SQL
9 5 (4.39%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.51%) VBScript
11 3 (2.63%) C#
12 2 (1.75%) PHP
12 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.75%) Korn
13 1 (0.88%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.88%) VB
13 1 (0.88%) Ada
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) Degree
4 5 (4.39%) RHCE
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.88%) GCIA
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) HND
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) NFS
1 5 (4.39%) qmail
1 5 (4.39%) Postfix
2 4 (3.51%) Docker
3 3 (2.63%) SpamAssassin
3 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.63%) Firmware
4 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (25.44%) Puppet
2 14 (12.28%) Ansible
3 13 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.77%) Nagios
5 5 (4.39%) SELinux
6 4 (3.51%) Tivoli
7 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.75%) Netcool
8 2 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (1.75%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.88%) AppManager
9 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle
2 7 (6.14%) IBM
3 5 (4.39%) ArcSight
4 4 (3.51%) ESRI
4 4 (3.51%) Sun
4 4 (3.51%) HP
4 4 (3.51%) NetApp
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.63%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.75%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.75%) Splunk
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.88%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.88%) Coverity
7 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.88%) Google
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