Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 28 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 +44 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 117 243 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.37% 6.60% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.12% 15.36% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 148 83
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £363 £320 £363
90th Percentile £575 £600 £625
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 10
Median hourly rate £36.25 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +25.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £19.75 £37.50 £17.90
90th Percentile £44.22 £53.75 £44.58
South East median hourly rate £39.77 £47.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -16.27% +23.38% -9.41%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 506 1,582 1,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.86% 42.97% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 976 853
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £323 £325 £306
90th Percentile £580 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 84 63
Median hourly rate £39.77 £50.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.46% +20.48% -3.49%
10th Percentile £24.15 £28.26 £19.45
90th Percentile £56.13 £60.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate £44.00 £46.84 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.05% +10.20% -1.16%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Hampshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Python in Hampshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Hampshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Python in Hampshire

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Python in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Python in Hampshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +1 31 £506 +0.25% 9
Farnborough +29 15 £425 -5.56% 7
Portsmouth +12 12 £550 +22.22% 1
Fareham +10 10 £450 -14.29% 4
Fleet - 4 £405 -
Basingstoke +28 2 £538 +34.38% 7
Andover -1 2 £450 +2.86%
Aldershot +3 1 £563 +75.78% 2
Winchester 0 1 - -
Havant - 1 - - 3
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 41 (35.04%) DevOps
2 40 (34.19%) Linux
3 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (27.35%) SQL
5 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
6 27 (23.08%) Java
7 26 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 26 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (21.37%) Terraform
9 24 (20.51%) Docker
10 23 (19.66%) Big Data
10 23 (19.66%) AWS
11 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
11 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (18.80%) Kubernetes
12 21 (17.95%) Ansible
13 19 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (16.24%) Apache Spark
13 19 (16.24%) Software Engineering
14 17 (14.53%) Migration
14 17 (14.53%) JavaScript
14 17 (14.53%) C#
14 17 (14.53%) Selenium
14 17 (14.53%) Azure
14 17 (14.53%) GitHub
15 16 (13.68%) Cucumber
15 16 (13.68%) TDD
16 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 19 (16.24%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.98%) SAS
3 6 (5.13%) CMS
3 6 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.27%) Confluence
4 5 (4.27%) JBoss
4 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.56%) GemFire
5 3 (2.56%) nginx
5 3 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.66%) AWS
2 17 (14.53%) Azure
2 17 (14.53%) GitHub
3 6 (5.13%) GCP
4 4 (3.42%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (3.42%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.42%) Coveralls
4 4 (3.42%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (2.56%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (2.56%) Firebase
6 2 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.71%) Serverless
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) SNMP
2 11 (9.40%) Firewall
3 10 (8.55%) VLAN
4 7 (5.98%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (5.13%) TACACS
6 5 (4.27%) BGP
6 5 (4.27%) HTTP
6 5 (4.27%) SSH
7 4 (3.42%) DNS
7 4 (3.42%) DSL
7 4 (3.42%) LAN
7 4 (3.42%) WAN
8 3 (2.56%) EIGRP
8 3 (2.56%) Frame Relay
8 3 (2.56%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.56%) IPsec
8 3 (2.56%) MPLS
8 3 (2.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.66%) Big Data
2 14 (11.97%) Relational Database
3 12 (10.26%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.55%) Apache Hive
4 10 (8.55%) Impala
5 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.42%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.56%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.71%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.85%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.85%) DB2
9 1 (0.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
3 17 (14.53%) Selenium
4 16 (13.68%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.26%) JIRA
6 9 (7.69%) GitLab
7 7 (5.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (5.13%) JMeter
9 5 (4.27%) Gradle
9 5 (4.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (4.27%) Travis CI
10 4 (3.42%) Bitbucket Server
10 4 (3.42%) JUnit
10 4 (3.42%) Maven
10 4 (3.42%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.56%) Android Studio
11 3 (2.56%) Liquibase
11 3 (2.56%) Protractor
12 2 (1.71%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 3 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Social Science
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (16.24%) Developer
2 13 (11.11%) Data Engineer
2 13 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Python Engineer
5 7 (5.98%) Python Developer
6 6 (5.13%) Architect
6 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Data Scientist
8 4 (3.42%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) CMS Developer
9 3 (2.56%) Consultant
9 3 (2.56%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) RESTful
2 12 (10.26%) CSS
2 12 (10.26%) HTML
2 12 (10.26%) REST
2 12 (10.26%) Swagger
3 7 (5.98%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (5.98%) gRPC
3 7 (5.98%) LAMP
4 6 (5.13%) Middleware
4 6 (5.13%) Node.js
4 6 (5.13%) React
4 6 (5.13%) XML
5 5 (4.27%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.27%) CSS3
5 5 (4.27%) D3.js
5 5 (4.27%) Kafka
5 5 (4.27%) Web Services
6 4 (3.42%) Pandas
7 3 (2.56%) Jinja
7 3 (2.56%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.13%) RSA SecurID
3 6 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.71%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.71%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.19%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (10.26%) Windows
4 10 (8.55%) Unix
5 7 (5.98%) CentOS
5 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.04%) DevOps
2 39 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 19 (16.24%) Software Engineering
5 17 (14.53%) Migration
6 16 (13.68%) TDD
7 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
7 15 (12.82%) ETL
8 14 (11.97%) Scrum
9 13 (11.11%) BDD
10 12 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 12 (10.26%) Machine Learning
11 11 (9.40%) Data Engineering
11 11 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.55%) Microservices
13 9 (7.69%) Analytics
13 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
14 8 (6.84%) Data Munging
14 8 (6.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.35%) SQL
2 27 (23.08%) Java
3 17 (14.53%) C#
3 17 (14.53%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.97%) Bash Shell
5 13 (11.11%) Go
6 12 (10.26%) Scala
7 10 (8.55%) PowerShell
8 9 (7.69%) R
9 7 (5.98%) Ruby
10 6 (5.13%) Perl
10 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.27%) C
11 5 (4.27%) Groovy
11 5 (4.27%) Jython
11 5 (4.27%) PHP
12 4 (3.42%) C++
13 3 (2.56%) Haskell
13 3 (2.56%) Kotlin
13 3 (2.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 26 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) CCSA
3 6 (5.13%) CCSE
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) CCIE
5 3 (2.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 3 (2.56%) CCNP
5 3 (2.56%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.56%) Degree
5 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) OCP
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.85%) CCNA
7 1 (0.85%) HND
7 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
2 1 (0.85%) WAI
2 1 (0.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (20.51%) Docker
2 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.84%) HDFS
4 7 (5.98%) vSphere
5 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.71%) GFS2
5 2 (1.71%) Samba
5 2 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (21.37%) Terraform
2 22 (18.80%) Kubernetes
3 21 (17.95%) Ansible
4 19 (16.24%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (12.82%) Puppet
6 8 (6.84%) Packer
7 7 (5.98%) Grafana
7 7 (5.98%) Prometheus
7 7 (5.98%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.71%) Kibana
9 2 (1.71%) Nessus
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.71%) SELinux
9 2 (1.71%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.71%) vRealize
10 1 (0.85%) Ambari
10 1 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.85%) nmon
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) Cisco
2 9 (7.69%) F5
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) VMware
3 8 (6.84%) Splunk
4 7 (5.98%) Atlassian
4 7 (5.98%) Dell
4 7 (5.98%) EMC
4 7 (5.98%) Google
5 6 (5.13%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.13%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.42%) Databricks
7 3 (2.56%) HP
7 3 (2.56%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.71%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.71%) SAP
8 2 (1.71%) Talend