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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 30 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 21 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.99% 2.01% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.23% 5.00% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £308 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £418 £434
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 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
187 140 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 44.42% 40.11% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 101 47
Average daily rate £375 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
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 30 March 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 March 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 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (64.29%) Ruby
4 25 (59.52%) Linux
4 25 (59.52%) UNIX
4 25 (59.52%) PowerShell
5 24 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 23 (54.76%) Puppet
7 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
8 21 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (50.00%) Shell Script
8 21 (50.00%) Mac OS X
9 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
10 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (38.10%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
13 12 (28.57%) Heroku
13 12 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (28.57%) C#
14 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
15 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
16 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (16.67%) Modbus
17 7 (16.67%) WebSockets
17 7 (16.67%) Golang
17 7 (16.67%) MQTT
17 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
18 6 (14.29%) IronPython
18 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (2.38%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (28.57%) Heroku
4 8 (19.05%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 7 (16.67%) Modbus
1 7 (16.67%) MQTT
2 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) NGN
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Jenkins
2 21 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (30.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 7 (16.67%) WebSockets
4 2 (4.76%) Drools
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) CSS3
5 1 (2.38%) Django
5 1 (2.38%) jQuery
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Wiki
2 2 (4.76%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) UNIX
3 21 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 4 (9.52%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Code Coverage
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
8 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.76%) ICONIX
9 2 (4.76%) UML
10 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.38%) Validation
10 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.38%) BDD
10 1 (2.38%) User Stories
10 1 (2.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Ruby
2 25 (59.52%) PowerShell
3 21 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (28.57%) C#
5 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.67%) Golang
7 6 (14.29%) IronPython
8 4 (9.52%) Java
9 3 (7.14%) C
10 2 (4.76%) C++
10 2 (4.76%) VC++
11 1 (2.38%) PHP
11 1 (2.38%) Delphi
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle
1 1 (2.38%) ESRI
1 1 (2.38%) Telerik
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