The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 52 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -25
Contract jobs citing Python 71 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.60% 1.35% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.27% 3.66% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 33
Median daily rate £388 £366 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £309 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -0.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +30.83%
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
630 793 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.91% 36.88% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 518 425
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 33 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £19.00 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +16 13 £434 +8.43% 4
Farnborough +5 6 £400 -1.23% 1
Hook +9 5 £320 +3.22%
Eastleigh - 3 £318 -
Fareham - 2 £293 - 4
Portsmouth - 2 £500 - 1
Gosport - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £350 - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 87 (70.73%) Linux
2 53 (43.09%) Security Cleared
3 44 (35.77%) SC Cleared
4 39 (31.71%) C++
5 38 (30.89%) Unix
5 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (30.08%) Software Engineering
7 36 (29.27%) Ruby
8 32 (26.02%) C
9 31 (25.20%) Java
10 29 (23.58%) Configuration Management
11 27 (21.95%) OO
12 26 (21.14%) DevOps
13 25 (20.33%) Perl
13 25 (20.33%) UML
13 25 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (20.33%) Git (software)
14 24 (19.51%) Memory Management
15 23 (18.70%) Puppet
15 23 (18.70%) Multithreading
15 23 (18.70%) Ruby on Rails
15 23 (18.70%) SQL
16 22 (17.89%) Project Management
16 22 (17.89%) NUnit
16 22 (17.89%) Subversion
16 22 (17.89%) Use Case
16 22 (17.89%) GoogleTest
17 21 (17.07%) Derivative
17 21 (17.07%) Oracle
17 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (12.20%) Apache
2 11 (8.94%) Tomcat
3 10 (8.13%) JBoss
4 9 (7.32%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.50%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.63%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
8 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.63%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) SaaS
2 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.32%) IaaS
3 9 (7.32%) PaaS
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.50%) Firewall
3 7 (5.69%) DVB
3 7 (5.69%) LDAP
4 5 (4.07%) DHCP
4 5 (4.07%) DNS
4 5 (4.07%) HTTP
4 5 (4.07%) MPLS
5 3 (2.44%) Internet
5 3 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.44%) NAS
5 3 (2.44%) SAN
5 3 (2.44%) SNMP
6 2 (1.63%) BGP
6 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.63%) HSRP
6 2 (1.63%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.63%) OSPF
6 2 (1.63%) SSH
6 2 (1.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.82%) MySQL
2 12 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.88%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.07%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.44%) DB2
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (17.89%) GoogleTest
2 22 (17.89%) NUnit
2 22 (17.89%) Subversion
3 20 (16.26%) Jenkins
4 17 (13.82%) ClearCase
5 16 (13.01%) Ant
5 16 (13.01%) CppUnit
6 13 (10.57%) Vagrant
7 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.44%) JIRA
8 3 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.44%) Selenium
8 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.63%) JUnit
9 2 (1.63%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.63%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.81%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (3.25%) Retail
2 3 (2.44%) Military
2 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Finance
4 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (29.27%) Developer
2 19 (15.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 16 (13.01%) C Developer
5 14 (11.38%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (10.57%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (9.76%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.13%) C/C++ Developer
8 10 (8.13%) C++ Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.69%) Administrator
10 7 (5.69%) Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Developer
11 6 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
11 6 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Operations Engineer
12 5 (4.07%) Research Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Ruby Developer
12 5 (4.07%) Senior Research Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 17 (13.82%) HTML
3 12 (9.76%) CSS
4 10 (8.13%) HTML5
5 8 (6.50%) Django
6 7 (5.69%) Web Services
7 6 (4.88%) XML
8 5 (4.07%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.07%) jQuery
8 5 (4.07%) JSF
8 5 (4.07%) Node.js
8 5 (4.07%) REST
9 4 (3.25%) NumPy
9 4 (3.25%) SciPy
10 3 (2.44%) Ajax
10 3 (2.44%) EJB
10 3 (2.44%) J2EE
10 3 (2.44%) LAMP
10 3 (2.44%) Middleware
10 3 (2.44%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (17.07%) Derivative
2 14 (11.38%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.07%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.07%) Digital TV
5 5 (4.07%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.07%) MPEG
5 5 (4.07%) STB
6 4 (3.25%) Cryptography
7 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.63%) NHS
8 2 (1.63%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.63%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.81%) PKI
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (70.73%) Linux
2 38 (30.89%) Unix
3 19 (15.45%) Windows
4 14 (11.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (9.76%) Mac OS X
6 8 (6.50%) Ubuntu
7 7 (5.69%) CentOS
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.44%) AIX
9 3 (2.44%) VMS
10 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) Software Engineering
3 29 (23.58%) Configuration Management
4 27 (21.95%) OO
5 26 (21.14%) DevOps
6 25 (20.33%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (20.33%) UML
7 24 (19.51%) Memory Management
8 23 (18.70%) Multithreading
9 22 (17.89%) Project Management
9 22 (17.89%) Use Case
10 21 (17.07%) System Integration Testing
11 20 (16.26%) Integration Testing
11 20 (16.26%) OOD
11 20 (16.26%) Scrum
11 20 (16.26%) Unit Testing
12 18 (14.63%) ITIL
13 16 (13.01%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (13.01%) TDD
14 9 (7.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.71%) C++
2 36 (29.27%) Ruby
3 32 (26.02%) C
4 31 (25.20%) Java
5 25 (20.33%) Perl
6 23 (18.70%) SQL
7 20 (16.26%) Bash Shell
8 19 (15.45%) JavaScript
9 18 (14.63%) PowerShell
10 15 (12.20%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.88%) MATLAB
12 5 (4.07%) Tcl
13 4 (3.25%) C#
14 3 (2.44%) PHP
15 2 (1.63%) Go
16 1 (0.81%) Jython
Qualifications
1 53 (43.09%) Security Cleared
2 44 (35.77%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.76%) Degree
4 9 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.32%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.07%) ISEB
5 5 (4.07%) Postgraduate
6 4 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.25%) RHCSA
7 3 (2.44%) CISSP
7 3 (2.44%) GCIH
7 3 (2.44%) GIAC
7 3 (2.44%) RHCE
8 2 (1.63%) CCNP
8 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.25%) QA
3 3 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) Docker
2 5 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.07%) vSphere
3 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) iptables
4 2 (1.63%) Postfix
4 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (18.70%) Puppet
2 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.44%) SCCM
3 3 (2.44%) SCOM
4 2 (1.63%) Nagios
4 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Red Hat
3 10 (8.13%) VMware
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.07%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.25%) Sun
6 3 (2.44%) Serena
6 3 (2.44%) Telelogic
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco
7 2 (1.63%) EMC
7 2 (1.63%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow