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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 28 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 8 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.83% 5.05% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 11.68% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Median daily rate £500 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £429 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £402 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.85% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
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
76 137 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.86% 43.22% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 80 79
Median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £405 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 6
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £27.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +34.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £17.77 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £48.23 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Scala
2 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Cloudera
3 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Big Data
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Ansible
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle

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 5 (45.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Scala Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Django
3 1 (9.09%) Flask
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Scala
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Go
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cloudera
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks