Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 20 October 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 22 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.12% 5.77% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.59% 15.34% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 17
Southampton median daily rate £500 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +18.24%
10th Percentile £428 £413 £400
90th Percentile £686 £525 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £44.12 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +13.12% -2.50%
10th Percentile £24.53 £42.01 £37.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £46.17 £41.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.25 £31.67 £42.50
% change year-on-year +39.72% -25.48% +6.25%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 290 176 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 54.31% 37.61% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 104 94
Southampton median daily rate £475 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £338 £254 £248
90th Percentile £565 £521 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £45.20 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +73.83% -7.14%
10th Percentile £28.63 £42.04 £12.31
90th Percentile £48.13 £49.91 £43.13
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Southampton

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Southampton

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Southampton

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Southampton

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (50.00%) DevOps
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 10 (45.45%) Docker
4 10 (45.45%) Serverless
5 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 8 (36.36%) Amazon S3
6 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (31.82%) Ansible
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) AWS Fargate
6 7 (31.82%) Vue.js
6 7 (31.82%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (27.27%) Big Data
7 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 5 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Analytics
8 5 (22.73%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
9 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
9 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 5 (22.73%) Apache Spark
2 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Solr
2 3 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (45.45%) Serverless
4 8 (36.36%) Amazon S3
5 7 (31.82%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (31.82%) AWS Fargate
5 7 (31.82%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (13.64%) Azure Functions
6 3 (13.64%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (13.64%) PaaS
6 3 (13.64%) SaaS
7 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (9.09%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (27.27%) Big Data
2 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 5 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (22.73%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (13.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (13.64%) Data Lake
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (13.64%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) Redis
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (13.64%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) AppVeyor
5 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) LabVIEW
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Cloud Developer
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Developer
4 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Vue.js
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) Kafka
3 3 (13.64%) SAML
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Animation
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) STB
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) Machine Learning
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
6 3 (13.64%) Open Source
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.09%) Data Ingestion
7 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Korn
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.64%) Terraform
3 2 (9.09%) Grafana
3 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) Graphite
4 1 (4.55%) Kibana
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
4 1 (4.55%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Databricks
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau