The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 24 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 12 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.38% 2.89% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.79% 6.98% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £421 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
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
87 172 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.75% 41.45% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 122 101
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £467 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Python.

1 13 (76.47%) DevOps
2 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
2 12 (70.59%) Puppet
3 11 (64.71%) Ruby
3 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
6 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (47.06%) Unix
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
6 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
6 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
6 8 (47.06%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) Vagrant
7 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
7 6 (35.29%) Serena
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
10 3 (17.65%) VMS
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) SCCM
10 3 (17.65%) SCOM

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 8 (47.06%) Vagrant
3 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Django Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Research Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Research Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.76%) Django
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Mac OS X
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) DevOps
2 12 (70.59%) Configuration Management
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Software Deployment
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) PowerShell
1 11 (64.71%) Ruby
2 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Postgraduate
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
3 6 (35.29%) Serena
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Sun
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