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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 15 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.37% 2.48% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.92% 6.34% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £434 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.76% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £440 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
73 142 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.64% 39.12% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 111 85
Median daily rate £400 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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
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 26 June 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 21 (84.00%) DevOps
2 19 (76.00%) Puppet
2 19 (76.00%) Ruby
3 18 (72.00%) Linux
3 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
4 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (64.00%) Vagrant
5 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
5 16 (64.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (56.00%) Mac OS X
6 14 (56.00%) Shell Script
6 14 (56.00%) Unix
6 14 (56.00%) Windows
7 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
7 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (40.00%) Oracle
8 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (36.00%) Scrum
10 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (32.00%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (24.00%) Serena
12 4 (16.00%) SQL
13 3 (12.00%) Perl
13 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
13 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
13 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.00%) VMS

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 12 (48.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (64.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Research Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Research Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (64.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Mac OS X
2 14 (56.00%) Unix
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) DevOps
2 18 (72.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (48.00%) Configuration Management
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (36.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Ruby
2 17 (68.00%) PowerShell
3 14 (56.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (76.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Serena
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Sun