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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 36 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.41% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 2.33% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£364 £392 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +4.10%
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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
145 86 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.67% 28.57% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 29
Average daily rate £348 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Average hourly rate £24.44 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.64% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.90 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £36.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 November 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
4 12 (46.15%) WebSockets
4 12 (46.15%) Modbus
4 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
4 12 (46.15%) MQTT
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) C
7 6 (23.08%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) Code Coverage
8 5 (19.23%) Subversion
8 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
8 5 (19.23%) Wiki
8 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) Hudson
8 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 4 (15.38%) Linux
10 3 (11.54%) SOAP
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle
10 3 (11.54%) SoapUI

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 3 (11.54%) Oracle Spatial
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
1 12 (46.15%) Modbus
1 12 (46.15%) MQTT
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Hudson
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
2 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) FitNesse
2 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Developer
3 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Python Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Build Manager
7 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) WebSockets
1 12 (46.15%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Drools
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.85%) Django
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Wiki
2 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Code Coverage
4 5 (19.23%) Refactoring
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) ICONIX
6 2 (7.69%) UML
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) C
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Delphi
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Telerik
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