Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 61 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +42
Contract jobs citing Python 140 111 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.82% 3.11% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.48% 9.71% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 73 76
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £272 £295
90th Percentile £675 £537 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19.80 £21.22 £35.23
90th Percentile £48.00 £36.25 £45.38
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +13.51% -10.84% +5.06%

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 1,477 1,143 1,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 40.31% 32.03% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 665 810
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% -
10th Percentile £309 £250 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 65 78
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.38 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.28% - +7.95%
10th Percentile £21.03 £21.87 £27.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.88 £58.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% +6.67%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +13 31 £500 - 6
Southampton -33 22 £500 +11.11% 8
Basingstoke +12 15 £500 +25.00% 12
Fareham -7 12 £475 +11.76% 7
Romsey - 7 £450 - 6
Hook +12 5 £388 +55.00% 1
Farnborough -13 3 £525 - 3
Havant -9 1 £650 - 1
Andover - 1 £600 -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 72 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 60 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 48 (34.29%) Linux
5 44 (31.43%) DevOps
6 39 (27.86%) Amazon AWS
7 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
8 36 (25.71%) Git (software)
8 36 (25.71%) Jenkins
9 34 (24.29%) Machine Learning
9 34 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (22.86%) Java
11 30 (21.43%) Windows
11 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
11 30 (21.43%) Data Science
12 27 (19.29%) Analytics
13 26 (18.57%) Degree
13 26 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (17.86%) Docker
14 25 (17.86%) MongoDB
15 23 (16.43%) R
15 23 (16.43%) Ansible
16 22 (15.71%) Open Source
16 22 (15.71%) Jupyter
16 22 (15.71%) SQL
17 21 (15.00%) Mathematics
17 21 (15.00%) Serverless
18 20 (14.29%) Apache Spark
18 20 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
19 19 (13.57%) 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 22 (15.71%) Jupyter
2 20 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 18 (12.86%) Apache
4 14 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (7.14%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.43%) JBoss
7 7 (5.00%) SAS
8 4 (2.86%) Apache Solr
8 4 (2.86%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.86%) Jetty
9 3 (2.14%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.43%) GemFire
10 2 (1.43%) nginx
11 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.71%) IIS
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SPSS
1 1 (0.71%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.86%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (24.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (15.00%) Serverless
4 15 (10.71%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (10.71%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 14 (10.00%) Azure Machine Learning
6 13 (9.29%) AWS Fargate
7 9 (6.43%) PaaS
8 6 (4.29%) Azure Functions
8 6 (4.29%) SaaS
9 4 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (2.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 3 (2.14%) GitHub
10 3 (2.14%) IaaS
10 3 (2.14%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.00%) SNMP
2 11 (7.86%) Firewall
3 10 (7.14%) LAN
4 8 (5.71%) WAN
5 6 (4.29%) DNS
6 5 (3.57%) DAB
6 5 (3.57%) HTTP
7 4 (2.86%) Internet
7 4 (2.86%) Network Security
8 3 (2.14%) DVB
8 3 (2.14%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.14%) SSL
8 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.43%) NAS
9 2 (1.43%) SAN
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.71%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.86%) MongoDB
2 15 (10.71%) Hadoop
3 14 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 13 (9.29%) Data Mining
5 12 (8.57%) Big Data
6 11 (7.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (7.86%) Geospatial Data
7 8 (5.71%) Redis
8 7 (5.00%) MySQL
9 6 (4.29%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (4.29%) Power BI
9 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.57%) SQLite
11 4 (2.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.86%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (2.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 36 (25.71%) Git (software)
1 36 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 18 (12.86%) Subversion
3 14 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 12 (8.57%) GitLab
4 12 (8.57%) NetBeans
5 6 (4.29%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (3.57%) JIRA
6 5 (3.57%) JMeter
6 5 (3.57%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.86%) Artifactory
7 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.86%) Selenium
8 3 (2.14%) JUnit
8 3 (2.14%) SilkTest
9 2 (1.43%) Ant
9 2 (1.43%) Bower
9 2 (1.43%) Gradle
9 2 (1.43%) Maven
9 2 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (7.86%) Games
2 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.86%) Finance
4 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (32.86%) Developer
2 25 (17.86%) Data Scientist
3 20 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (12.14%) Cloud Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.14%) AWS Developer
7 9 (6.43%) Architect
7 9 (6.43%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.57%) PHP Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Data Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) HTML
2 18 (12.86%) Pandas
3 16 (11.43%) TensorFlow
4 15 (10.71%) CSS
5 14 (10.00%) Vue.js
6 10 (7.14%) D3.js
6 10 (7.14%) Matplotlib
6 10 (7.14%) NumPy
6 10 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (7.14%) Unreal Engine
7 9 (6.43%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (6.43%) PySpark
7 9 (6.43%) Spring
7 9 (6.43%) Web Services
8 8 (5.71%) .NET
8 8 (5.71%) Servlets
9 7 (5.00%) Kafka
10 6 (4.29%) JSON
10 6 (4.29%) Keras
10 6 (4.29%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 12 (8.57%) User Experience
3 7 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.14%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.43%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.43%) CUDA
5 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.43%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.43%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.43%) VHDL
6 1 (0.71%) CMDB
6 1 (0.71%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.71%) STB
6 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (34.29%) Linux
2 30 (21.43%) Windows
3 19 (13.57%) Unix
4 6 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.57%) CentOS
5 5 (3.57%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.86%) Solaris
7 2 (1.43%) AIX
7 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Android
8 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (31.43%) DevOps
3 34 (24.29%) Machine Learning
4 30 (21.43%) Data Science
4 30 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 27 (19.29%) Analytics
6 26 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (15.71%) Open Source
8 21 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 20 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
10 18 (12.86%) Visualisation
11 17 (12.14%) Scrum
12 16 (11.43%) Data Analysis
13 15 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (10.71%) Statistics
14 14 (10.00%) UML
15 13 (9.29%) Data Cleansing
15 13 (9.29%) Network Management
15 13 (9.29%) Predictive Analysis
15 13 (9.29%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.43%) JavaScript
2 32 (22.86%) Java
3 23 (16.43%) R
4 22 (15.71%) SQL
5 18 (12.86%) Bash Shell
6 16 (11.43%) Perl
6 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
7 13 (9.29%) C
8 10 (7.14%) PHP
9 9 (6.43%) Ruby
10 8 (5.71%) Scala
11 7 (5.00%) C#
11 7 (5.00%) C++
12 5 (3.57%) Jython
13 3 (2.14%) Go
13 3 (2.14%) Groovy
13 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
13 3 (2.14%) Tcl
14 2 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.57%) Degree
4 12 (8.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) CCIE
5 1 (0.71%) CCNA
5 1 (0.71%) CCNP
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.71%) PhD
5 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (17.86%) Docker
2 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.57%) HDFS
4 4 (2.86%) Firmware
5 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.14%) KVM
5 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (16.43%) Ansible
2 16 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.71%) Kibana
4 12 (8.57%) Kubernetes
4 12 (8.57%) Puppet
5 9 (6.43%) logstash
5 9 (6.43%) Terraform
6 7 (5.00%) Grafana
7 5 (3.57%) Perfmon
7 5 (3.57%) SCOM
8 4 (2.86%) Prometheus
8 4 (2.86%) SCCM
9 3 (2.14%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (2.14%) Consul
9 3 (2.14%) Uchiwa
10 2 (1.43%) Graphite
11 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.71%) Nagios
11 1 (0.71%) Packer
11 1 (0.71%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (12.14%) Tableau
2 12 (8.57%) Cisco
2 12 (8.57%) VMware
3 10 (7.14%) Google
4 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle
5 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.57%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.57%) Splunk
7 4 (2.86%) CA
7 4 (2.86%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.86%) Databricks
8 3 (2.14%) Juniper
8 3 (2.14%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.43%) F5
9 2 (1.43%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.71%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.71%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.71%) Remedy
10 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds