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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 46 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 84 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.01% 2.25% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.78% 6.09% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £283 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
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
859 690 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 41.04% 36.90% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 383 260
Average daily rate £360 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 46 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £15.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 26 February 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
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 26 February 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 31 £375 +25.00% 9
Hook +1 8 £307 +3.71% 1
Basingstoke -1 6 £438 +8.69% 2
Farnborough -6 5 £263 -4.54% 3
Winchester - 4 £290 -
Havant - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 4
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 103 (72.03%) Linux
2 76 (53.15%) UNIX
3 51 (35.66%) Configuration Management
3 51 (35.66%) Windows
4 48 (33.57%) C
4 48 (33.57%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (33.57%) Jenkins
5 47 (32.87%) Software Engineering
6 44 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (29.37%) Security Cleared
7 42 (29.37%) C++
8 39 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 36 (25.17%) SC Cleared
9 36 (25.17%) Subversion
9 36 (25.17%) ClearCase
9 36 (25.17%) Shell Script
10 35 (24.48%) Ruby
11 34 (23.78%) SQL
12 33 (23.08%) UML
13 31 (21.68%) ClearQuest
13 31 (21.68%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (20.98%) PowerShell
15 28 (19.58%) Puppet
15 28 (19.58%) Mac OS X
16 27 (18.88%) OOD
16 27 (18.88%) Java
16 27 (18.88%) XML
17 26 (18.18%) Ant
17 26 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (17.48%) GoogleTest

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5 (3.50%) nginx
1 5 (3.50%) Node.js
2 4 (2.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.49%) Heroku
3 6 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.09%) Network Security
2 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.90%) NAS
3 7 (4.90%) SAN
3 7 (4.90%) Modbus
3 7 (4.90%) MQTT
4 6 (4.20%) Ethernet
5 5 (3.50%) LAN
5 5 (3.50%) WAN
5 5 (3.50%) NGN
6 4 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.10%) Firewall
7 3 (2.10%) DNS
7 3 (2.10%) SSL
7 3 (2.10%) LDAP
8 2 (1.40%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.70%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.70%) VPN
9 1 (0.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (16.78%) Ingres
3 10 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.40%) MySQL
5 2 (1.40%) SQLite
5 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 48 (33.57%) Jenkins
2 39 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 36 (25.17%) Subversion
3 36 (25.17%) ClearCase
4 31 (21.68%) ClearQuest
5 26 (18.18%) Ant
6 25 (17.48%) NUnit
6 25 (17.48%) CruiseControl
6 25 (17.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 25 (17.48%) CppUnit
6 25 (17.48%) GoogleTest
7 13 (9.09%) Gerrit
8 8 (5.59%) Visual Studio
8 8 (5.59%) JIRA
9 7 (4.90%) JUnit
10 5 (3.50%) Hudson
11 3 (2.10%) Redmine
11 3 (2.10%) Rational Rose
11 3 (2.10%) Maven
12 2 (1.40%) Checkstyle
General
1 6 (4.20%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Electronics
3 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (49.65%) Developer
2 25 (17.48%) Software Developer
3 24 (16.78%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.69%) C Developer
5 10 (6.99%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) C++ Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.50%) Build Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 5 (3.50%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Security Specialist
11 4 (2.80%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.80%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.88%) XML
2 24 (16.78%) Motif
2 24 (16.78%) wxWidgets
3 22 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 15 (10.49%) AngularJS
5 8 (5.59%) Drools
6 7 (4.90%) WebSockets
6 7 (4.90%) HTML
7 6 (4.20%) jQuery
7 6 (4.20%) HTML5
8 5 (3.50%) .NET
9 4 (2.80%) CSS
9 4 (2.80%) JSON
9 4 (2.80%) Middleware
10 3 (2.10%) Sinatra
10 3 (2.10%) REST
11 2 (1.40%) CSS3
11 2 (1.40%) Qt
11 2 (1.40%) ServiceStack
11 2 (1.40%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.29%) Derivative
3 5 (3.50%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.50%) Wiki
4 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.10%) Open Source
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
6 2 (1.40%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.70%) Handset
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 103 (72.03%) Linux
2 76 (53.15%) UNIX
3 51 (35.66%) Windows
4 28 (19.58%) Mac OS X
5 17 (11.89%) Android
6 10 (6.99%) Ubuntu
6 10 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.80%) SUSE
9 3 (2.10%) CentOS
10 2 (1.40%) HPUX
11 1 (0.70%) Solaris
11 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.66%) Configuration Management
2 48 (33.57%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (32.87%) Software Engineering
4 44 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (23.08%) UML
6 27 (18.88%) OOD
7 17 (11.89%) OO
8 16 (11.19%) Project Management
9 15 (10.49%) Multithreading
10 14 (9.79%) Use Case
10 14 (9.79%) Scrum
11 13 (9.09%) Cyber Security
12 12 (8.39%) DevOps
13 9 (6.29%) Memory Management
13 9 (6.29%) Refactoring
13 9 (6.29%) Integration Testing
14 8 (5.59%) TDD
14 8 (5.59%) Workflow
15 7 (4.90%) ITIL
15 7 (4.90%) ICONIX
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.57%) C
2 42 (29.37%) C++
3 36 (25.17%) Shell Script
4 35 (24.48%) Ruby
5 34 (23.78%) SQL
6 30 (20.98%) PowerShell
7 27 (18.88%) Java
8 20 (13.99%) JavaScript
9 14 (9.79%) C#
10 13 (9.09%) Perl
11 11 (7.69%) Bash Shell
12 6 (4.20%) IronPython
13 5 (3.50%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.80%) VBScript
14 4 (2.80%) PHP
15 3 (2.10%) Golang
16 2 (1.40%) VC++
16 2 (1.40%) Korn
17 1 (0.70%) VB
17 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (29.37%) Security Cleared
2 36 (25.17%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.20%) Degree
5 2 (1.40%) HND
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) NFS
2 1 (0.70%) Firmware
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (19.58%) Puppet
2 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.90%) Ansible
3 6 (4.20%) Nagios
4 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.70%) AppManager
5 1 (0.70%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.70%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Red Hat
2 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.50%) NetApp
4 4 (2.80%) Sun
4 4 (2.80%) HP
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle
6 2 (1.40%) VMware
6 2 (1.40%) Google
6 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.70%) Coverity
7 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.70%) Telerik
7 1 (0.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco
7 1 (0.70%) Juniper
7 1 (0.70%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.70%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.70%) McAfee
7 1 (0.70%) Websense
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