The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Southampton region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 40 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Python 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.61% 0.96% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 3.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 34.95% 31.85% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 53 45
Average daily rate £338 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -20.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £13.10 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 11 July 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Korn
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Django
6 2 (20.00%) IPv4
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPEL
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) 3GPP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Django
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) BPEL
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Korn
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) VMware