The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 19 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 31 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.99% 4.43% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.22% 9.84% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 1
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£370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Python
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
180 122 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 52.17% 45.02% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 74 28
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.81 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.96% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £13.40 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £160.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Southampton region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Southampton region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) Linux
4 18 (43.90%) UNIX
4 18 (43.90%) Ruby
4 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
5 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (41.46%) PowerShell
5 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
6 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
6 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (39.02%) Puppet
7 15 (36.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
7 15 (36.59%) C#
8 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
8 14 (34.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
9 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (24.39%) MQTT
10 10 (24.39%) WebSockets
10 10 (24.39%) Modbus
10 10 (24.39%) Heroku
11 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
11 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
12 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
12 6 (14.63%) IronPython
12 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (2.44%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (24.39%) Heroku
4 4 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
1 10 (24.39%) MQTT
1 10 (24.39%) Modbus
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
2 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Jenkins
2 15 (36.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.32%) Hudson
5 3 (7.32%) Subversion
6 2 (4.88%) JUnit
7 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Software Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) C# Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Python Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Build Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (31.71%) AngularJS
3 10 (24.39%) WebSockets
4 2 (4.88%) Drools
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) Kendo UI
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) Django
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Wiki
2 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) UNIX
4 15 (36.59%) Mac OS X
5 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (41.46%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
5 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 4 (9.76%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.76%) Code Coverage
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) UML
8 2 (4.88%) ICONIX
9 1 (2.44%) BDD
9 1 (2.44%) User Stories
9 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) Ruby
2 17 (41.46%) PowerShell
3 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
4 15 (36.59%) C#
5 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) IronPython
7 5 (12.20%) C
8 4 (9.76%) Java
9 2 (4.88%) VC++
9 2 (4.88%) C++
10 1 (2.44%) Delphi
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) Telerik
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