The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 18 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Python 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.03% 2.19% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.24% 7.14% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£350 £295 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 37.99% 30.66% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 17
Average daily rate £350 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Guildford region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Games
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) Django
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 5 (41.67%) Game Development
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) PaaS
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (25.00%) PaaS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) IPv6
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Valgrind
3 1 (8.33%) GCC
General
1 6 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Animator
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) Django
1 5 (41.67%) RESTful
1 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) STL
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Game Development
2 5 (41.67%) Cyber Security
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Process Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Code Coverage
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce