Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 26 28
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 13 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.95% 4.19% 5.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 13.57% 16.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 17
Southampton median daily rate £500 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.80% +11.33%
10th Percentile £444 £175 £370
90th Percentile £513 £572 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +18.60% +0.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.48% -11.52% +3.13%

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 170 140 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 38.64% 30.91% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 80 89
Southampton median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £579 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +6.92% +6.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £27.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.16% +113.46% -52.73%
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -3.49% +3.61% +3.75%

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 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 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data
4 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
4 4 (30.77%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (23.08%) R
5 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (23.08%) Docker
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Apache
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Google
5 3 (23.08%) Statistics
6 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) JSON

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 (30.77%) Apache Spark
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
3 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss
4 1 (7.69%) Jetty
4 1 (7.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (15.38%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 2 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
2 2 (15.38%) Serverless
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) Cosmos DB
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (15.38%) Data Lake
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) Kafka
1 2 (15.38%) SAML
1 2 (15.38%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Commons
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) GWT
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Java SE
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
1 2 (15.38%) FMCG
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Statistics
5 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Build Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Data Science
5 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) R
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Firmware
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Databricks
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft