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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 38 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.20% 1.18% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 3.39% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
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£430 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +18.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
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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
144 118 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.56% 34.81% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 80 46
Average daily rate £350 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 June 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 June 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 25 (86.21%) Ruby
2 24 (82.76%) Linux
3 23 (79.31%) UNIX
3 23 (79.31%) Windows
4 22 (75.86%) Configuration Management
4 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (75.86%) PowerShell
4 22 (75.86%) Puppet
5 21 (72.41%) Jenkins
6 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (65.52%) Shell Script
8 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (58.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (58.62%) Mac OS X
10 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (37.93%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
12 9 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (24.14%) Heroku
13 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (20.69%) DevOps
15 3 (10.34%) Go
15 3 (10.34%) Scrum
15 3 (10.34%) C#
15 3 (10.34%) C++
15 3 (10.34%) Java
15 3 (10.34%) Oracle
16 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
16 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
16 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (31.03%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (24.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) Modbus
1 2 (6.90%) MQTT
2 1 (3.45%) DVB
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Jenkins
2 17 (58.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (6.90%) WebSockets
2 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Motif
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Linux
2 23 (79.31%) UNIX
2 23 (79.31%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Configuration Management
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
7 1 (3.45%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Ruby
2 22 (75.86%) PowerShell
3 19 (65.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) Go
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) IronPython
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) VC++
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) ESRI