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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Python 14 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.20% 2.10% 2.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.09% 5.59% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £335 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £415 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
173 143 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.50% 37.53% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 104 54
Average daily rate £375 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 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 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (68.29%) Ruby
4 26 (63.41%) Linux
4 26 (63.41%) UNIX
4 26 (63.41%) PowerShell
5 25 (60.98%) Configuration Management
6 24 (58.54%) Puppet
7 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
8 22 (53.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (53.66%) Shell Script
8 22 (53.66%) Mac OS X
9 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (39.02%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
12 12 (29.27%) Heroku
12 12 (29.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (29.27%) C#
13 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
14 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
15 9 (21.95%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (17.07%) WebSockets
16 7 (17.07%) Golang
16 7 (17.07%) Modbus
16 7 (17.07%) MQTT
16 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
17 6 (14.63%) IronPython
17 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (29.27%) Heroku
3 9 (21.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
1 7 (17.07%) Modbus
1 7 (17.07%) MQTT
2 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.88%) NGN
3 2 (4.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
2 22 (53.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.88%) JUnit
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Hudson
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Python Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (24.39%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.07%) WebSockets
4 2 (4.88%) Drools
5 1 (2.44%) HTML5
5 1 (2.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.44%) Django
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
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%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.44%) Wiki
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 34 (82.93%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) UNIX
3 22 (53.66%) Mac OS X
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Configuration Management
3 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (29.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
6 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) ICONIX
8 2 (4.88%) UML
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 1 (2.44%) Coaching
9 1 (2.44%) BDD
9 1 (2.44%) User Stories
9 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.44%) Code Coverage
9 1 (2.44%) Validation
9 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) Ruby
2 26 (63.41%) PowerShell
3 22 (53.66%) Shell Script
4 12 (29.27%) C#
5 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) Golang
7 6 (14.63%) IronPython
8 4 (9.76%) Java
9 2 (4.88%) C++
9 2 (4.88%) VC++
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.44%) Delphi
10 1 (2.44%) C
Systems Management
1 24 (58.54%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) ESRI
1 1 (2.44%) Telerik