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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 18 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Python 5 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 4.17% 0.79% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.26% 2.00% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Average daily rate
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£270 £180 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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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 50 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 45.00% 39.37% 54.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 47
Average daily rate £315 £331 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £31.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Games

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gerrit
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Android Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) OSS Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
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