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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 24 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 6 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.48% 3.50% 7.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 10.59% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 18
Median daily rate £575 £418 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.72% +14.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +18.24%

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
66 85 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.27% 33.07% 54.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 96
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Median hourly rate £12.25 £35.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +51.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Scala
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (28.57%) Splunk
4 4 (28.57%) Cloudera
4 4 (28.57%) Ansible
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Groovy
4 4 (28.57%) Open Source
4 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Maven
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared

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 7 (50.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
4 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
4 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
4 1 (7.14%) HBase
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) QGIS
4 1 (7.14%) Spatial Data
4 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Python Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Scala Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Python Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) BDD
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Spatial Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Groovy
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) Go
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cloudera
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks