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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 31 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.86% 1.52% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.74% 4.39% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £326 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £418 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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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
121 114 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.91% 34.65% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 50
Average daily rate £370 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 14
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 £22.50 £45.00 £13.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Ruby
3 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (67.39%) Linux
4 30 (65.22%) UNIX
5 29 (63.04%) Configuration Management
5 29 (63.04%) PowerShell
5 29 (63.04%) Puppet
6 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
7 27 (58.70%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (56.52%) Shell Script
9 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (52.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (52.17%) Mac OS X
11 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (36.96%) Ruby on Rails
12 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
13 13 (28.26%) Heroku
13 13 (28.26%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (23.91%) C#
15 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
15 10 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
16 8 (17.39%) Go
17 7 (15.22%) Modbus
17 7 (15.22%) WebSockets
17 7 (15.22%) MQTT
17 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
18 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
18 6 (13.04%) IronPython

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
Cloud Services
1 27 (58.70%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (28.26%) Heroku
4 10 (21.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Modbus
1 7 (15.22%) MQTT
1 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
3 2 (4.35%) NGN
4 1 (2.17%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 24 (52.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) JUnit
6 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.17%) Hudson
6 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Python Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (21.74%) AngularJS
3 7 (15.22%) WebSockets
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 2 (4.35%) Drools
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Clustering
1 2 (4.35%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Linux
3 30 (65.22%) UNIX
4 24 (52.17%) Mac OS X
5 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (63.04%) Configuration Management
3 17 (36.96%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.52%) UML
8 2 (4.35%) ICONIX
8 2 (4.35%) Concurrent Programming
9 1 (2.17%) Coaching
9 1 (2.17%) User Stories
9 1 (2.17%) TDD
9 1 (2.17%) BDD
9 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) Ruby
2 29 (63.04%) PowerShell
3 26 (56.52%) Shell Script
4 11 (23.91%) C#
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.39%) Go
7 6 (13.04%) IronPython
8 5 (10.87%) Java
9 4 (8.70%) C++
10 2 (4.35%) VC++
10 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.17%) Perl
11 1 (2.17%) C
11 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
11 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (63.04%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) ESRI
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