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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 66 88 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -28
Contract jobs citing Python 46 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.29% 1.90% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.13% 5.05% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 20
Average daily rate £350 £288 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £406 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
750 654 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.28% 37.72% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 402 291
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 59 83
Average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -5 7 £375 +27.11% 1
Winchester - 4 £320 -
Farnborough - 4 £388 - 3
Basingstoke +12 1 - - 2
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Romsey - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (55.91%) Linux
2 39 (41.94%) C++
3 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
4 36 (38.71%) SC Cleared
5 29 (31.18%) Software Engineering
6 23 (24.73%) Java
7 22 (23.66%) SQL
8 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.43%) C
9 19 (20.43%) UNIX
10 18 (19.35%) Scrum
11 17 (18.28%) Selenium
12 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
12 16 (17.20%) Perl
13 15 (16.13%) Windows
13 15 (16.13%) Django
13 15 (16.13%) JSON
14 14 (15.05%) UML
14 14 (15.05%) Subversion
15 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.98%) Bash Shell
16 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
16 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (11.83%) jQuery
17 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
17 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
18 10 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (10.75%) XML
18 10 (10.75%) Golang
18 10 (10.75%) Puppet

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.30%) Mule
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) SAN
1 9 (9.68%) Network Security
2 7 (7.53%) NGN
3 4 (4.30%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.30%) AMQP
4 3 (3.23%) LTE
4 3 (3.23%) NAS
4 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 3 (3.23%) SSH
4 3 (3.23%) GSM
4 3 (3.23%) UMTS
5 2 (2.15%) WAN
5 2 (2.15%) HTTP
5 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.15%) DNS
5 2 (2.15%) LAN
5 2 (2.15%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.15%) IPv4
5 2 (2.15%) HSPA
5 2 (2.15%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.20%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.68%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.23%) Ingres
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (18.28%) Selenium
2 14 (15.05%) Subversion
3 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.83%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.45%) JIRA
5 6 (6.45%) JUnit
6 4 (4.30%) ReSharper
6 4 (4.30%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.30%) Hudson
6 4 (4.30%) NCrunch
6 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.23%) GoogleTest
7 3 (3.23%) Ant
7 3 (3.23%) CppUnit
7 3 (3.23%) NUnit
7 3 (3.23%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.23%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.23%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.15%) Toad
8 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (52.69%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Software Engineer
3 13 (13.98%) Python Developer
4 11 (11.83%) C++ Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Test Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Tester
7 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Python Programmer
8 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Programmer
9 3 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) JSON
1 15 (16.13%) Django
2 11 (11.83%) jQuery
3 10 (10.75%) XML
4 9 (9.68%) Web Services
5 8 (8.60%) REST
6 7 (7.53%) .NET
7 6 (6.45%) CSS
8 5 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.30%) Middleware
9 4 (4.30%) HTML
9 4 (4.30%) Drools
10 3 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (3.23%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (3.23%) Wiki
3 2 (2.15%) Open Source
3 2 (2.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) DTV
4 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 52 (55.91%) Linux
2 19 (20.43%) UNIX
3 15 (16.13%) Windows
4 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.15%) HPUX
5 2 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Android
5 2 (2.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.08%) Debian
6 1 (1.08%) Solaris
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.18%) Software Engineering
2 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.35%) Scrum
4 14 (15.05%) UML
5 12 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.68%) ICONIX
7 6 (6.45%) Test Strategy
7 6 (6.45%) OO
8 5 (5.38%) OOP
9 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.30%) MVC
9 4 (4.30%) Validation
9 4 (4.30%) Web Application Development
9 4 (4.30%) System Testing
9 4 (4.30%) Kanban
9 4 (4.30%) TDD
9 4 (4.30%) Pair Programming
9 4 (4.30%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.30%) BDD
9 4 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.94%) C++
2 23 (24.73%) Java
3 22 (23.66%) SQL
4 19 (20.43%) C
5 16 (17.20%) Perl
6 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.98%) Bash Shell
7 10 (10.75%) Golang
8 7 (7.53%) Ruby
8 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.45%) C#
10 5 (5.38%) PHP
11 4 (4.30%) Korn
12 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.23%) Embedded C
12 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.15%) Tcl
13 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.15%) VBScript
13 2 (2.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (40.86%) Security Cleared
2 36 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) ISEB
3 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (10.75%) Puppet
2 7 (7.53%) Ansible
3 6 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.08%) Nagios
5 1 (1.08%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) VMware
1 9 (9.68%) Google
2 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.45%) HP
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) Splunk
5 3 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco
6 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.08%) Percona
7 1 (1.08%) Xilinx
7 1 (1.08%) Compaq
7 1 (1.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.08%) Hitachi
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