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 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 82
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34  
Contract jobs citing Python 63 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.50% 3.47% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.50% 10.95% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 26
Median daily rate £425 £394 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.93% +6.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £44.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +15.33% +2.73%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 548 630 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.41% 31.66% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 932 850
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 83 59
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £58.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 15 £416 - 3
Southampton -5 9 £425 -2.01% 7
Fareham -1 5 £425 +45.29% 6
Eastleigh -1 2 £500 +57.10%
Farnborough -3 1 - - 4
Python
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 67 (61.47%) Linux
2 38 (34.86%) DevOps
3 35 (32.11%) Perl
3 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (30.28%) Unix
5 31 (28.44%) VMware
6 28 (25.69%) Ubuntu
6 28 (25.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (25.69%) Hadoop
7 27 (24.77%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (24.77%) Security Hardening
7 27 (24.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 26 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
10 24 (22.02%) Debian
11 22 (20.18%) Docker
11 22 (20.18%) Cloudera
12 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
12 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
12 21 (19.27%) Red Hat
13 20 (18.35%) Firewall
13 20 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
13 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
13 20 (18.35%) Puppet
14 19 (17.43%) OpenStack
14 19 (17.43%) Apache Flume
14 19 (17.43%) PHP
14 19 (17.43%) SQL
14 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
15 18 (16.51%) Oozie

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 (17.43%) OpenStack
2 18 (16.51%) Apache Solr
3 7 (6.42%) Apache
3 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.67%) JBoss
5 2 (1.83%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) CICS
6 1 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.35%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.26%) SaaS
3 4 (3.67%) PaaS
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.35%) Firewall
2 16 (14.68%) DNS
2 16 (14.68%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.84%) HTTP
4 12 (11.01%) SSL
5 11 (10.09%) HTTPS
5 11 (10.09%) LAN
5 11 (10.09%) WAN
6 5 (4.59%) DHCP
7 3 (2.75%) Internet
7 3 (2.75%) LDAP
7 3 (2.75%) VSAN
8 2 (1.83%) DVB
8 2 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.83%) MPLS
8 2 (1.83%) SNMP
9 1 (0.92%) Broadband
9 1 (0.92%) IPv6
9 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.69%) Hadoop
2 18 (16.51%) Apache Hive
2 18 (16.51%) Impala
3 17 (15.60%) MongoDB
4 14 (12.84%) MySQL
5 13 (11.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.67%) GIS
6 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.75%) Big Data
7 3 (2.75%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (1.83%) QGIS
9 1 (0.92%) Redis
9 1 (0.92%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.59%) JIRA
4 4 (3.67%) Robot Framework
4 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.75%) Selenium
6 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.83%) Maven
6 2 (1.83%) NuGet
6 2 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.83%) Subversion
6 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.92%) RSpec
General
1 4 (3.67%) Finance
1 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Electronics
3 2 (1.83%) Automotive
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Administrator
2 28 (25.69%) Linux Administrator
3 18 (16.51%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (15.60%) Developer
5 15 (13.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (13.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (10.09%) Hadoop Administrator
7 8 (7.34%) Architect
7 8 (7.34%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.67%) DevOps Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.67%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (10.09%) Sensu
3 7 (6.42%) HTML
3 7 (6.42%) RESTful
4 6 (5.50%) XML
5 5 (4.59%) JSON
5 5 (4.59%) Node.js
6 4 (3.67%) .NET
7 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.83%) HTML5
7 2 (1.83%) LINQ
7 2 (1.83%) Middleware
7 2 (1.83%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.83%) REST
7 2 (1.83%) SignalR
7 2 (1.83%) STL
7 2 (1.83%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Video on Demand
2 6 (5.50%) User Experience
3 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) Digital TV
5 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.83%) Infotainment
6 2 (1.83%) MPEG
6 2 (1.83%) STB
7 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 67 (61.47%) Linux
2 33 (30.28%) Unix
3 28 (25.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (25.69%) Ubuntu
4 24 (22.02%) Debian
5 17 (15.60%) CentOS
6 11 (10.09%) Windows
7 2 (1.83%) Android
8 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) DevOps
2 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.77%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 27 (24.77%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (24.77%) Security Hardening
4 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.60%) Open Source
6 16 (14.68%) Configuration Management
7 11 (10.09%) DRM
8 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.26%) Release Management
10 8 (7.34%) Microservices
10 8 (7.34%) Scrum
10 8 (7.34%) SDLC
11 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.59%) Machine Learning
12 5 (4.59%) OO
12 5 (4.59%) Test Scripting
13 4 (3.67%) Functional Testing
13 4 (3.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) Perl
2 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
2 19 (17.43%) PHP
2 19 (17.43%) SQL
3 16 (14.68%) Bash Shell
4 14 (12.84%) Java
5 12 (11.01%) C++
6 11 (10.09%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.17%) C
7 10 (9.17%) Ruby
8 5 (4.59%) C#
9 4 (3.67%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.83%) Jython
10 2 (1.83%) R
11 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.92%) Groovy
11 1 (0.92%) Korn
11 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (16.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.59%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.75%) CISSP
5 3 (2.75%) GCIH
5 3 (2.75%) GIAC
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.83%) SANS
7 1 (0.92%) RHCA
7 1 (0.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.92%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 26 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (20.18%) Docker
3 19 (17.43%) Apache Flume
4 18 (16.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 18 (16.51%) HDFS
5 14 (12.84%) Xen
6 13 (11.93%) KVM
7 5 (4.59%) vSphere
8 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.92%) iptables
10 1 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) Puppet
2 18 (16.51%) Oozie
3 17 (15.60%) Ansible
4 15 (13.76%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (11.01%) Kubernetes
5 12 (11.01%) logstash
6 11 (10.09%) Grafana
7 4 (3.67%) Marathon
7 4 (3.67%) Mesos
7 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (2.75%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.83%) Nagios
9 2 (1.83%) vRealize
10 1 (0.92%) Icinga
10 1 (0.92%) Kibana
10 1 (0.92%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 31 (28.44%) VMware
2 22 (20.18%) Cloudera
3 21 (19.27%) Red Hat
4 15 (13.76%) Oracle
4 15 (13.76%) Splunk
5 13 (11.93%) SaltStack
6 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.75%) Google
8 2 (1.83%) HP
8 2 (1.83%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.83%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.92%) Lumension
9 1 (0.92%) Sun
9 1 (0.92%) Symantec
9 1 (0.92%) Veritas
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago