The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 64 71 87
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 50 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.45% 2.02% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.41% 5.03% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £403 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
780 696 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.27% 40.09% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 390 303
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 64 68
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
South East

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 July 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 22 July 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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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
Basingstoke +23 17 £425 +5.59% 2
Southampton -3 6 £400 +73.91% 6
Winchester - 3 £280 -
Farnborough - 2 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Romsey - - - - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 72 (75.00%) Linux
2 31 (32.29%) Windows
2 31 (32.29%) C
3 30 (31.25%) Perl
4 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
5 23 (23.96%) Software Engineering
6 22 (22.92%) C++
7 21 (21.88%) UNIX
8 20 (20.83%) PHP
8 20 (20.83%) Java
8 20 (20.83%) Ruby
8 20 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
11 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.63%) Open Source
12 15 (15.63%) DevOps
13 14 (14.58%) MySQL
13 14 (14.58%) Apache
13 14 (14.58%) IIS
13 14 (14.58%) Web Services
13 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (13.54%) Snort
14 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
14 13 (13.54%) XML
14 13 (13.54%) SQL
14 13 (13.54%) CISSP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (14.58%) Apache
1 14 (14.58%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) Mule
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (1.04%) nginx
4 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
1 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) SAN
2 10 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.29%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (5.21%) GSM
4 5 (5.21%) NAS
4 5 (5.21%) LTE
5 4 (4.17%) Modbus
5 4 (4.17%) AMQP
5 4 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.17%) UMTS
6 3 (3.13%) HSPA
7 2 (2.08%) FCoE
7 2 (2.08%) IPv4
7 2 (2.08%) WAN
7 2 (2.08%) HTTP
7 2 (2.08%) DNS
7 2 (2.08%) LAN
7 2 (2.08%) ATM
7 2 (2.08%) Wireless
8 1 (1.04%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) MySQL
2 8 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
3 6 (6.25%) Subversion
4 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.17%) Gerrit
4 4 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.17%) Selenium
5 2 (2.08%) Toad
6 1 (1.04%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) JMeter
6 1 (1.04%) Ant
6 1 (1.04%) JUnit
6 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.04%) LLVM
6 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.04%) Electronics
2 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) Developer
2 15 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 13 (13.54%) Security Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Tester
5 9 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.33%) C++ Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Penetration Tester
7 7 (7.29%) Security Tester
8 5 (5.21%) Architect
8 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Systems Architect
10 3 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Real Time Engineer
10 3 (3.13%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) Web Services
2 13 (13.54%) XML
3 12 (12.50%) Django
4 10 (10.42%) REST
5 9 (9.38%) JSON
5 9 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.25%) jQuery
6 6 (6.25%) HTML
6 6 (6.25%) STL
6 6 (6.25%) CSS
7 5 (5.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (4.17%) WebSockets
8 4 (4.17%) Middleware
9 3 (3.13%) .NET
9 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.08%) Sphinx
11 1 (1.04%) Spring
11 1 (1.04%) LAMP
11 1 (1.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Open Source
2 4 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.17%) Wiki
2 4 (4.17%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
3 3 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) VHDL
5 1 (1.04%) Verilog
5 1 (1.04%) STB
5 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) ASIC
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Handset
5 1 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.00%) Linux
2 31 (32.29%) Windows
3 21 (21.88%) UNIX
4 20 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.29%) Android
6 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.17%) Solaris
6 4 (4.17%) AIX
7 3 (3.13%) HPUX
7 3 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.04%) CentOS
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Software Engineering
2 15 (15.63%) DevOps
3 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (7.29%) Test Automation
5 5 (5.21%) Scrum
6 4 (4.17%) Web Application Development
6 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.17%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.17%) SOA
7 3 (3.13%) TDD
7 3 (3.13%) OO
7 3 (3.13%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.08%) Android Development
8 2 (2.08%) Automation Testing
8 2 (2.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (2.08%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.08%) UML
8 2 (2.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) C
2 30 (31.25%) Perl
3 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
4 22 (22.92%) C++
5 20 (20.83%) PHP
5 20 (20.83%) Java
5 20 (20.83%) Ruby
6 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 13 (13.54%) SQL
8 9 (9.38%) Shell Script
9 8 (8.33%) Korn
10 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
11 6 (6.25%) PL/SQL
11 6 (6.25%) C#
12 5 (5.21%) VBScript
12 5 (5.21%) Embedded C
13 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
14 2 (2.08%) Tcl
15 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.54%) CISSP
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) ISEB
5 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Snort
2 7 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Puppet
2 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.29%) Ansible
3 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.04%) Nagios
4 1 (1.04%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.42%) VMware
4 7 (7.29%) HP
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Splunk
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco
6 3 (3.13%) Intel
6 3 (3.13%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.04%) webMethods
8 1 (1.04%) Perforce
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
8 1 (1.04%) Compaq
8 1 (1.04%) Dell
8 1 (1.04%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.04%) Software AG
8 1 (1.04%) Agilent
8 1 (1.04%) Percona
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