Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +35 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 226 97 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.91% 2.74% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.21% 9.22% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 65 73
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £325 £321 £264
90th Percentile £625 £538 £574
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 9
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £31.67 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.09% -25.48% -10.53%
10th Percentile £42.75 £19.34 £17.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.17 £69.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -12.63%

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 1,590 1,052 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 41.59% 29.73% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,077 602 701
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +4.11%
10th Percentile £314 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 41 66
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.12 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +3.80% +1.19%
10th Percentile £21.25 £19.38 £17.88
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £64.91
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Hampshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Hampshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Hampshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Hampshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Hampshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Contractor 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 18 February 2019. 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
Portsmouth +4 35 £500 -2.72% 6
Basingstoke +17 28 £375 +7.14% 14
Southampton 0 28 £505 +1.00% 31
Hook - 23 £335 - 1
Fareham -18 20 £530 +11.58% 8
Romsey - 14 £525 - 12
Farnborough - 3 £500 - 15
Andover -4 2 £519 +45.61% 2
Fleet - 2 £403 - 2
Havant +1 1 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 £263 -
Alton - 1 - -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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.

1 115 (50.88%) Security Cleared
2 108 (47.79%) SC Cleared
3 98 (43.36%) Linux
4 84 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (32.74%) Software Engineering
6 68 (30.09%) Java
7 60 (26.55%) C++
8 54 (23.89%) DevOps
9 51 (22.57%) Apache Spark
10 47 (20.80%) C
11 43 (19.03%) JavaScript
11 43 (19.03%) Docker
12 41 (18.14%) Unix
13 40 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (16.81%) Git (software)
14 38 (16.81%) SQL
14 38 (16.81%) Apache
15 37 (16.37%) Analytics
16 34 (15.04%) Jupyter
17 33 (14.60%) Perl
17 33 (14.60%) Cisco
18 32 (14.16%) Configuration Management
18 32 (14.16%) Windows
18 32 (14.16%) UML
18 32 (14.16%) Subversion
18 32 (14.16%) Ansible
19 30 (13.27%) Kubernetes
19 30 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
19 30 (13.27%) HTML

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 51 (22.57%) Apache Spark
2 38 (16.81%) Apache
3 34 (15.04%) Jupyter
4 30 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (6.19%) MS Exchange
6 12 (5.31%) Apache Qpid
7 7 (3.10%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.77%) JBoss
9 4 (1.77%) nginx
10 3 (1.33%) IIS
11 2 (0.88%) CMS
11 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.44%) Confluence
12 1 (0.44%) GemFire
12 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.70%) Amazon AWS
1 40 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (8.85%) PaaS
3 18 (7.96%) Azure Machine Learning
4 12 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (4.87%) Serverless
6 8 (3.54%) IaaS
7 7 (3.10%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.65%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (2.65%) Azure Functions
8 6 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.21%) Data Lake Analytics
9 5 (2.21%) GitHub
9 5 (2.21%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.77%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.77%) SaaS
11 3 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) VLAN
1 12 (5.31%) VPN
2 11 (4.87%) LAN
2 11 (4.87%) Network Security
2 11 (4.87%) SNMP
3 8 (3.54%) DAB
4 6 (2.65%) Internet
4 6 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.21%) Firewall
6 4 (1.77%) DSL
7 3 (1.33%) Broadband
7 3 (1.33%) DMZ
7 3 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.88%) DNS
8 2 (0.88%) DVB
8 2 (0.88%) SSH
8 2 (0.88%) WAN
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.83%) Big Data
2 27 (11.95%) Hadoop
3 24 (10.62%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.75%) GIS
5 11 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.87%) Geospatial Data
6 10 (4.42%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.98%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.65%) Neo4j
10 5 (2.21%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.21%) Data Lake
10 5 (2.21%) HBase
10 5 (2.21%) HDInsight
10 5 (2.21%) MySQL
11 4 (1.77%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.33%) Redis
13 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 32 (14.16%) Subversion
3 23 (10.18%) Ant
3 23 (10.18%) GoogleTest
3 23 (10.18%) NUnit
4 22 (9.73%) ClearCase
4 22 (9.73%) CppUnit
5 18 (7.96%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.98%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.98%) NetBeans
6 9 (3.98%) Selenium
7 8 (3.54%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (2.65%) GitLab
9 4 (1.77%) Gradle
9 4 (1.77%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.33%) gulp
10 3 (1.33%) JIRA
10 3 (1.33%) Protractor
10 3 (1.33%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (4.87%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.21%) Aerospace
2 5 (2.21%) Electronics
2 5 (2.21%) Finance
2 5 (2.21%) Retail
3 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.33%) Marketing
3 3 (1.33%) Military
4 1 (0.44%) Automotive
4 1 (0.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Law
4 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 68 (30.09%) Developer
2 46 (20.35%) Software Engineer
3 24 (10.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (9.29%) Data Engineer
5 17 (7.52%) Architect
6 16 (7.08%) Big Data Engineer
6 16 (7.08%) C Developer
6 16 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.08%) Python Developer
7 14 (6.19%) Data Scientist
7 14 (6.19%) Test Engineer
8 10 (4.42%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.98%) C Software Engineer
9 9 (3.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 8 (3.54%) Monitoring Engineer
10 8 (3.54%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 8 (3.54%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.10%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.10%) Data Architect
11 7 (3.10%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.27%) HTML
2 21 (9.29%) TensorFlow
3 19 (8.41%) CSS
4 18 (7.96%) Kafka
5 17 (7.52%) XML
6 16 (7.08%) NumPy
6 16 (7.08%) Pandas
7 14 (6.19%) Keras
7 14 (6.19%) PySpark
7 14 (6.19%) XSLT
8 12 (5.31%) Apache Avro
8 12 (5.31%) Apache Camel
8 12 (5.31%) Apache NiFi
9 11 (4.87%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (4.42%) React
10 10 (4.42%) scikit-learn
11 9 (3.98%) CGI
11 9 (3.98%) Natural Language Processing
11 9 (3.98%) Node.js
12 8 (3.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.85%) Derivative
2 19 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.87%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.33%) Blog
4 3 (1.33%) CMDB
5 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.44%) Acoustics
6 1 (0.44%) Animation
6 1 (0.44%) ASIC
6 1 (0.44%) CUDA
6 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.44%) NHS
6 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.44%) Robotics
6 1 (0.44%) VHDL
6 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 98 (43.36%) Linux
2 41 (18.14%) Unix
3 32 (14.16%) Windows
4 10 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.77%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) Solaris
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) AIX
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.74%) Software Engineering
3 54 (23.89%) DevOps
4 37 (16.37%) Analytics
5 32 (14.16%) Configuration Management
5 32 (14.16%) UML
6 29 (12.83%) Machine Learning
7 26 (11.50%) Unit Testing
8 24 (10.62%) Artificial Intelligence
8 24 (10.62%) Data Science
8 24 (10.62%) Integration Testing
9 23 (10.18%) Multithreading
9 23 (10.18%) OO
9 23 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (10.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 23 (10.18%) Test Automation
10 22 (9.73%) Microservices
11 21 (9.29%) Scrum
11 21 (9.29%) System Integration Testing
12 20 (8.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (30.09%) Java
2 60 (26.55%) C++
3 47 (20.80%) C
4 43 (19.03%) JavaScript
5 38 (16.81%) SQL
6 33 (14.60%) Perl
7 25 (11.06%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.52%) C#
8 17 (7.52%) PHP
9 16 (7.08%) Ruby
10 12 (5.31%) Scala
11 9 (3.98%) VB
12 7 (3.10%) Jython
12 7 (3.10%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.10%) R
13 6 (2.65%) Groovy
14 5 (2.21%) Go
14 5 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.21%) U-SQL
15 3 (1.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 115 (50.88%) Security Cleared
2 108 (47.79%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.18%) Degree
4 12 (5.31%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.33%) PhD
6 3 (1.33%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.88%) CISSP
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.88%) OSCE
7 2 (0.88%) OSCP
7 2 (0.88%) RHCE
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (19.03%) Docker
2 9 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.77%) vSphere
4 3 (1.33%) Firmware
4 3 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.44%) HDFS
6 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.44%) KVM
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (14.16%) Ansible
2 30 (13.27%) Kubernetes
3 23 (10.18%) Terraform
4 13 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.87%) Kibana
6 10 (4.42%) Puppet
7 9 (3.98%) logstash
8 8 (3.54%) CA Spectrum
9 6 (2.65%) Oozie
10 4 (1.77%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.88%) Mesos
11 2 (0.88%) Packer
11 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.44%) Ambari
12 1 (0.44%) Consul
12 1 (0.44%) Grafana
12 1 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.44%) Salt
12 1 (0.44%) Uchiwa
12 1 (0.44%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 33 (14.60%) Cisco
2 13 (5.75%) Tableau
3 12 (5.31%) Juniper
3 12 (5.31%) Oracle
4 11 (4.87%) ServiceNow
5 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.54%) CA
6 8 (3.54%) Google
7 7 (3.10%) Databricks
7 7 (3.10%) VMware
8 6 (2.65%) MapR
9 4 (1.77%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.33%) SAP
11 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.88%) Facebook
11 2 (0.88%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.88%) Infoblox
11 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.88%) Samsung
11 2 (0.88%) Twitter