Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 32 38
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 42 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.13% 3.01% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.03% 9.85% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 13
Southampton median daily rate £490 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +17.65% +1.80%
10th Percentile £364 £435 £175
90th Percentile £696 £565 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Southampton median hourly rate £50.00 £44.12 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.34% +3.80% -
10th Percentile £45.50 £42.01 £41.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £46.17 £43.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.75 £44.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +10.80% +8.64% +1.89%

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 233 132 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 50.65% 30.56% 28.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 75 92
Southampton median daily rate £450 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71% +1.08%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £238
90th Percentile £565 £571 £571
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Southampton median hourly rate £50.00 £44.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.34% +10.29% +37.48%
10th Percentile £44.25 £42.00 £21.98
90th Percentile £55.25 £53.97 £43.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £44.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +7.95% +2.33% +11.69%

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 24 March 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Python.

1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 15 (35.71%) C#
5 14 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 14 (33.33%) DevOps
5 14 (33.33%) Apache Spark
6 13 (30.95%) Big Data
6 13 (30.95%) Analytics
6 13 (30.95%) Data Science
7 11 (26.19%) Cosmos DB
7 11 (26.19%) Hadoop
8 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (23.81%) Docker
9 9 (21.43%) Azure Machine Learning
9 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (21.43%) Java
9 9 (21.43%) Linux
9 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
9 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
10 8 (19.05%) Jupyter
10 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (19.05%) Pandas
11 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (16.67%) Deep Learning
11 7 (16.67%) Terraform
11 7 (16.67%) PySpark
11 7 (16.67%) Databricks

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 14 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 8 (19.05%) Jupyter
3 7 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (9.52%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.43%) Azure Machine Learning
3 7 (16.67%) Serverless
4 6 (14.29%) Azure Functions
4 6 (14.29%) PaaS
5 5 (11.90%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (9.52%) SaaS
7 3 (7.14%) IaaS
8 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Network Security
1 2 (4.76%) VLAN
1 2 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) IKE
2 1 (2.38%) NAS
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Big Data
2 11 (26.19%) Cosmos DB
2 11 (26.19%) Hadoop
3 10 (23.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (11.90%) Data Lake
5 5 (11.90%) HDInsight
5 5 (11.90%) Neo4j
5 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.52%) HBase
7 3 (7.14%) GIS
8 2 (4.76%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) JMeter
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) SpecFlow
3 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Azure Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.76%) FPGA Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Python Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) Pandas
2 7 (16.67%) NumPy
2 7 (16.67%) PySpark
3 6 (14.29%) Keras
3 6 (14.29%) TensorFlow
4 3 (7.14%) scikit-learn
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) Kafka
5 1 (2.38%) OpenCV
5 1 (2.38%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (4.76%) VHDL
4 1 (2.38%) Animation
4 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) SUSE
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 14 (33.33%) DevOps
3 14 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 13 (30.95%) Analytics
4 13 (30.95%) Data Science
5 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
7 7 (16.67%) Deep Learning
8 6 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (11.90%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) BDD
9 5 (11.90%) Coaching
9 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
9 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
9 5 (11.90%) Migration
9 5 (11.90%) Physics
10 4 (9.52%) DAMA
10 4 (9.52%) Data Engineering
10 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) C#
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) C++
4 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) Scala
5 5 (11.90%) C
5 5 (11.90%) U-SQL
6 3 (7.14%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Go
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) R
8 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) PhD
6 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) KVM
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Terraform
2 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (9.52%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) Oozie
3 4 (9.52%) WebInspect
4 2 (4.76%) Mesos
4 2 (4.76%) Packer
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Databricks
2 6 (14.29%) Google
2 6 (14.29%) Tableau
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Xilinx
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) VMware