The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 15 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.69% - 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.44% - 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £416 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% +6.16%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 86 53 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 21.18% 16.99% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 51
Median daily rate £388 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £209 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Basingstoke

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Basingstoke

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Basingstoke

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Python.

1 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
2 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) Release Management
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Ansible
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (17.65%) VSAN
7 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
7 3 (17.65%) Puppet
7 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
7 3 (17.65%) vSphere
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 2 (11.76%) JBoss
8 2 (11.76%) Apache

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) JBoss
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) VSAN
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Lead Architect
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.88%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) CentOS
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (58.82%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.88%) DRM
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Bash Shell
2 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) GCIH
3 2 (11.76%) GIAC
3 2 (11.76%) RHCSA
4 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) iptables
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
2 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (17.65%) vCenter Server
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (11.76%) vRealize
4 1 (5.88%) Grafana
4 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.88%) logstash
4 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Lumension
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec