Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +20 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 26 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.57% 2.78% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.77% 10.77% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 12
Southampton median daily rate £475 £456 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +22.48% -6.88%
10th Percentile £386 £413 £330
90th Percentile £540 £564 £427
Hampshire median daily rate £432 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +7.88% +17.65% -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £44.12 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.12% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.67 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.48% +6.25% +6.67%

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 176 130 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.69% 25.84% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 194
Southampton median daily rate £363 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £253 £219 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £398 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +7.43% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% +10.00% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.13 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Python.

1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) PowerShell
3 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Perl
6 3 (11.54%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.54%) Linux
6 3 (11.54%) UML
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (11.54%) FishEye
7 2 (7.69%) R
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (7.69%) Git (software)

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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (11.54%) FishEye
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (11.54%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (61.54%) Azure Engineer
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Insight Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Debian
3 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
1 3 (11.54%) UML
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) Data Security
3 1 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) SDLC
3 1 (3.85%) Security Hardening
3 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) C++
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) R
4 2 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) RHCA
4 1 (3.85%) RHCE
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat