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 27 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 23 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 32 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.64% 4.26% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.69% 9.59% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £278 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -30.62%
Python
Hampshire

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
204 146 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 48.69% 44.38% 36.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 94 29
Average daily rate £375 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £31.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £160.00 £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 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (62.50%) Linux
4 23 (57.50%) Ruby
5 22 (55.00%) PowerShell
5 22 (55.00%) UNIX
6 21 (52.50%) Shell Script
6 21 (52.50%) Configuration Management
6 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
7 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (50.00%) Puppet
8 19 (47.50%) Mac OS X
8 19 (47.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
13 11 (27.50%) C#
13 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
13 11 (27.50%) Heroku
14 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
15 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
15 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (17.50%) MQTT
15 7 (17.50%) WebSockets
15 7 (17.50%) Modbus
16 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
16 6 (15.00%) IronPython
16 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
17 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (27.50%) Heroku
4 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (17.50%) Modbus
1 7 (17.50%) MQTT
2 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) NGN
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
2 19 (47.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) Hudson
5 2 (5.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Python Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Build Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.50%) WebSockets
4 2 (5.00%) Drools
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) CSS3
5 1 (2.50%) Kendo UI
5 1 (2.50%) Django
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Wiki
2 2 (5.00%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 25 (62.50%) Linux
3 22 (55.00%) UNIX
4 19 (47.50%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Configuration Management
3 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Code Coverage
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) UML
7 2 (5.00%) ICONIX
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Ruby
2 22 (55.00%) PowerShell
3 21 (52.50%) Shell Script
4 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (27.50%) C#
5 6 (15.00%) IronPython
6 3 (7.50%) C
6 3 (7.50%) Java
7 2 (5.00%) C++
7 2 (5.00%) VC++
8 1 (2.50%) PHP
8 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Telerik
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