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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 57 66 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +31
Contract jobs citing Python 59 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.86% 1.85% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.61% 4.61% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £403 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +51.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.53% -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
775 737 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.55% 40.16% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 433 405
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
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 34 60 58
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £16.53 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +10 18 £400 +22.13% 5
Basingstoke +20 14 £450 +11.80% 1
Farnborough - 3 - - 3
Romsey -1 2 - -
Winchester - 1 £280 -
Aldershot - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 71 (62.28%) Linux
2 40 (35.09%) Windows
3 37 (32.46%) C
4 31 (27.19%) Perl
5 30 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 29 (25.44%) Bash Shell
7 26 (22.81%) Java
8 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
9 24 (21.05%) UNIX
10 23 (20.18%) C++
11 20 (17.54%) PHP
11 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (17.54%) Ruby
11 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 18 (15.79%) C#
13 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
14 17 (14.91%) Web Services
15 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
15 16 (14.04%) Red Hat
16 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
16 15 (13.16%) MySQL
16 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
16 15 (13.16%) Open Source
16 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 15 (13.16%) DevOps
17 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
17 14 (12.28%) SQL
17 14 (12.28%) IIS
17 14 (12.28%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (12.28%) IIS
1 14 (12.28%) Apache
2 6 (5.26%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (3.51%) Mule
4 1 (0.88%) nginx
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
1 1 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.53%) Modbus
2 12 (10.53%) SAN
2 12 (10.53%) MQTT
3 7 (6.14%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.39%) NAS
4 5 (4.39%) LTE
4 5 (4.39%) Network Security
4 5 (4.39%) GSM
5 4 (3.51%) UMTS
5 4 (3.51%) iSCSI
5 4 (3.51%) AMQP
6 3 (2.63%) NGN
6 3 (2.63%) HSPA
7 2 (1.75%) LAN
7 2 (1.75%) IPv4
7 2 (1.75%) ATM
7 2 (1.75%) WAN
7 2 (1.75%) HTTP
7 2 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.16%) MySQL
2 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
5 1 (0.88%) SQLite
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 13 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.26%) Subversion
3 6 (5.26%) JIRA
4 4 (3.51%) Selenium
4 4 (3.51%) FitNesse
4 4 (3.51%) Gerrit
4 4 (3.51%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.51%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.63%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.63%) Hudson
6 2 (1.75%) Toad
7 1 (0.88%) LLVM
7 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 13 (11.40%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
2 1 (0.88%) Electronics
2 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Developer
2 23 (20.18%) Software Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Security Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Tester
4 11 (9.65%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Python Developer
6 8 (7.02%) C++ Developer
6 8 (7.02%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Security Tester
7 7 (6.14%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Systems Architect
11 3 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.91%) Web Services
2 15 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 13 (11.40%) XML
4 12 (10.53%) JSON
4 12 (10.53%) WebSockets
5 10 (8.77%) REST
5 10 (8.77%) Django
6 7 (6.14%) HTML
7 6 (5.26%) STL
7 6 (5.26%) CSS
7 6 (5.26%) jQuery
8 5 (4.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (4.39%) .NET
9 4 (3.51%) Middleware
10 3 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.63%) SOAP
11 2 (1.75%) Sphinx
12 1 (0.88%) HTML5
12 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Open Source
2 6 (5.26%) Wiki
3 4 (3.51%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.51%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.51%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) VHDL
5 2 (1.75%) DTV
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.75%) STB
5 2 (1.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Firmware
6 1 (0.88%) ASIC
6 1 (0.88%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.88%) Verilog
6 1 (0.88%) Handset
6 1 (0.88%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 71 (62.28%) Linux
2 40 (35.09%) Windows
3 24 (21.05%) UNIX
4 20 (17.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
6 10 (8.77%) Android
7 4 (3.51%) Solaris
7 4 (3.51%) AIX
7 4 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.63%) HPUX
9 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 20 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.16%) DevOps
4 11 (9.65%) Scrum
5 8 (7.02%) TDD
5 8 (7.02%) Test Automation
6 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.26%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.39%) UML
9 4 (3.51%) SOA
9 4 (3.51%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.51%) Software Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.63%) BDD
10 3 (2.63%) User Stories
10 3 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.63%) Refactoring
10 3 (2.63%) Code Coverage
10 3 (2.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) C
2 31 (27.19%) Perl
3 29 (25.44%) Bash Shell
4 26 (22.81%) Java
5 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
6 23 (20.18%) C++
7 20 (17.54%) PHP
7 20 (17.54%) Ruby
8 18 (15.79%) C#
9 14 (12.28%) SQL
10 9 (7.89%) Shell Script
11 8 (7.02%) Korn
12 7 (6.14%) PowerShell
13 6 (5.26%) Embedded C
13 6 (5.26%) PL/SQL
13 6 (5.26%) VBScript
14 2 (1.75%) Assembly Language
14 2 (1.75%) Tcl
15 1 (0.88%) Scala
15 1 (0.88%) Golang
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) CISSP
4 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.63%) Degree
5 3 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (11.40%) Snort
2 7 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Puppet
2 7 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.14%) Ansible
3 2 (1.75%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft
1 16 (14.04%) Red Hat
2 10 (8.77%) VMware
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
3 7 (6.14%) HP
4 4 (3.51%) Intel
4 4 (3.51%) Splunk
5 3 (2.63%) 3PAR
5 3 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Percona
7 1 (0.88%) Agilent
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.88%) webMethods
7 1 (0.88%) Perforce
7 1 (0.88%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Software AG
7 1 (0.88%) Compaq
7 1 (0.88%) Dell
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