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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 23 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 1 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.75% 10.14% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 17.07% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £208 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% -34.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
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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
52 82 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 39.10% 59.42% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 22
Average daily rate £325 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef