The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 48 53 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 48 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.32% 2.84% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.82% 7.06% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 10
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£425 £200 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £52.17 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Python
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
614 524 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 42.52% 40.28% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 341 257
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Surrey region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Python
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +5 12 £525 - 1
Leatherhead - 6 £450 - 2
Guildford +5 5 £270 +50.00% 3
Reigate - 1 £425 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £418 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 44 (45.36%) Linux
2 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.14%) Jenkins
4 32 (32.99%) Maven
5 28 (28.87%) Subversion
5 28 (28.87%) Oracle
6 26 (26.80%) SQL
7 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (23.71%) UNIX
9 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
9 22 (22.68%) Puppet
9 22 (22.68%) Ruby
9 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
10 21 (21.65%) XML
10 21 (21.65%) Internet
11 20 (20.62%) Java
11 20 (20.62%) DevOps
12 19 (19.59%) Perl
12 19 (19.59%) HTML
12 19 (19.59%) Ant
13 18 (18.56%) JUnit
13 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
13 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
13 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
13 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (17.53%) Software Deployment
14 17 (17.53%) REST
14 17 (17.53%) XSLT
14 17 (17.53%) Ansible
15 16 (16.49%) Relational Database

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 16 (16.49%) OpenStack
2 11 (11.34%) Apache
3 5 (5.15%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.03%) nginx
6 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (5.15%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (15.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (14.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (7.22%) PaaS
5 7 (7.22%) IaaS
6 3 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.65%) Internet
2 16 (16.49%) DNS
3 15 (15.46%) LDAP
4 13 (13.40%) VPN
4 13 (13.40%) Firewall
5 9 (9.28%) SSH
5 9 (9.28%) LAN
5 9 (9.28%) WAN
6 7 (7.22%) DHCP
7 6 (6.19%) SSL
7 6 (6.19%) SMTP
7 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (4.12%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (3.09%) MPLS
9 3 (3.09%) VLAN
9 3 (3.09%) Network Security
9 3 (3.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.49%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.31%) MarkLogic
4 8 (8.25%) Data Mining
5 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.09%) MySQL
8 2 (2.06%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.06%) OLAP
8 2 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (1.03%) Redis
9 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) Jenkins
2 32 (32.99%) Maven
3 28 (28.87%) Subversion
4 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
5 19 (19.59%) Ant
6 18 (18.56%) JUnit
7 15 (15.46%) JIRA
8 12 (12.37%) Eclipse
9 11 (11.34%) Hudson
10 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (8.25%) ANTLR
11 8 (8.25%) VisualVM
11 8 (8.25%) YourKit
12 4 (4.12%) Toad
13 2 (2.06%) SonarQube
14 1 (1.03%) gulp
14 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
14 1 (1.03%) Build Forge
14 1 (1.03%) Android Studio
14 1 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 16 (16.49%) Publishing
2 9 (9.28%) Legal
3 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Back Office
5 3 (3.09%) Finance
5 3 (3.09%) Games
5 3 (3.09%) Military
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Electronics
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Senior Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Architect
4 11 (11.34%) Cloud Architect
5 10 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Web Developer
6 8 (8.25%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.25%) C# Developer
6 8 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.12%) OSS Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Systems Integrator
9 3 (3.09%) Build Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) XML
2 19 (19.59%) HTML
3 17 (17.53%) XSLT
3 17 (17.53%) REST
4 16 (16.49%) XACML
4 16 (16.49%) Apache Thrift
5 15 (15.46%) CSS
5 15 (15.46%) Web Services
6 13 (13.40%) .NET
7 12 (12.37%) JMS
8 11 (11.34%) boto
9 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
10 9 (9.28%) HTML5
10 9 (9.28%) Spring
11 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
11 8 (8.25%) Drools
11 8 (8.25%) RESTful
11 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (8.25%) Silverlight
11 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.25%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (45.36%) Linux
2 23 (23.71%) UNIX
3 14 (14.43%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Solaris
6 3 (3.09%) VMS
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) Android
8 1 (1.03%) CentOS
8 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) DevOps
3 17 (17.53%) Software Deployment
4 16 (16.49%) SOA
4 16 (16.49%) Technical Architecture
5 14 (14.43%) Auto-Scaling
6 13 (13.40%) Content Analysis
6 13 (13.40%) Configuration Management
7 12 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (9.28%) Multithreading
9 9 (9.28%) Low Latency
10 8 (8.25%) BPMN
10 8 (8.25%) Open Source
10 8 (8.25%) Use Case
10 8 (8.25%) Code Coverage
10 8 (8.25%) Information Security
11 7 (7.22%) Capacity Management
12 6 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.80%) SQL
2 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.68%) Ruby
3 20 (20.62%) Java
4 19 (19.59%) Perl
5 16 (16.49%) C#
6 12 (12.37%) Bash Shell
7 11 (11.34%) Shell Script
8 10 (10.31%) XQuery
9 9 (9.28%) PL/SQL
9 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
9 9 (9.28%) Jython
10 8 (8.25%) C++
10 8 (8.25%) C
11 5 (5.15%) PHP
11 5 (5.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (3.09%) R
13 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
1 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.03%) MCSE
3 1 (1.03%) CCNA
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.19%) Sendmail
3 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.12%) Docker
4 1 (1.03%) iptables
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
4 1 (1.03%) vCloud
4 1 (1.03%) KVM
4 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) Puppet
2 17 (17.53%) Ansible
3 11 (11.34%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.19%) MIMEsweeper
4 6 (6.19%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (4.12%) Control-M
7 3 (3.09%) SCCM
7 3 (3.09%) SCOM
8 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.03%) Nagios
8 1 (1.03%) Kibana
8 1 (1.03%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 28 (28.87%) Oracle
2 12 (12.37%) Red Hat
2 12 (12.37%) VMware
3 10 (10.31%) Splunk
4 9 (9.28%) TIBCO
5 8 (8.25%) Telerik
6 6 (6.19%) Blue Coat
6 6 (6.19%) McAfee
6 6 (6.19%) Websense
6 6 (6.19%) Cisco
6 6 (6.19%) Juniper
6 6 (6.19%) NetApp
7 4 (4.12%) Dell
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.06%) Tableau
10 1 (1.03%) Percona
10 1 (1.03%) New Relic
10 1 (1.03%) Zend
10 1 (1.03%) Citrix
10 1 (1.03%) Perforce