Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 23 43
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 17 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.22% 5.32% 2.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.09% 13.97% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 10
Southampton median daily rate £525 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +30.87%
10th Percentile £378 £393 £413
90th Percentile £688 £545 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £44.12 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.12% -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £31.67 £42.50
% change year-on-year +42.09% -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 279 179 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 52.84% 38.09% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 100 91
Southampton median daily rate £450 £364 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.71% +7.78% -0.74%
10th Percentile £338 £253 £216
90th Percentile £538 £525 £519
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Southampton median hourly rate £40.50 £45.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.77% +16.38% +19.08%
10th Percentile £39.25 £42.05 £21.78
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.87 £43.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +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 13 December 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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) DevOps
4 9 (52.94%) Serverless
5 8 (47.06%) Docker
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
6 7 (41.18%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (41.18%) Ansible
6 7 (41.18%) Vue.js
6 7 (41.18%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (41.18%) AWS Fargate
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
8 5 (29.41%) Big Data
8 5 (29.41%) Data Science
9 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
9 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
9 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
9 4 (23.53%) ETL
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) nginx
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (52.94%) Serverless
4 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
5 7 (41.18%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (41.18%) AWS Fargate
5 7 (41.18%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (17.65%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (11.76%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (11.76%) PaaS
7 2 (11.76%) SaaS
8 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (5.88%) Azure Functions
8 1 (5.88%) IaaS
8 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 5 (29.41%) Big Data
3 4 (23.53%) Hadoop
3 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 3 (17.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (17.65%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) HBase
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) Redis
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) GitLab
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.88%) AppVeyor
4 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Cloud Developer
3 5 (29.41%) AWS Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Data Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) AWS Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics Architect
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Vue.js
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
4 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Animation
2 1 (5.88%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Data Science
4 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) DAMA
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Korn
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Grafana
2 2 (11.76%) Oozie
3 1 (5.88%) Graphite
3 1 (5.88%) Kibana
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Packer
3 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Google
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Databricks
3 1 (5.88%) Tableau