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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 35 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11  
Contract jobs citing Python 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.77% 1.42% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 5.19% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £550 £275 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -37.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

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 50 77 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 19.31% 27.40% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 36
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.66% -10.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 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 29 March 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) SANS

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat