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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 23 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.43% 8.53% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 16.18% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate
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£265 £208 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.71% -34.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £158 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £375 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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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
54 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.57% 52.71% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 18
Average daily rate £350 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Process Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Process Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft