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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 44 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 48 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.57% 3.54% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.68% 9.38% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 9
Average daily rate
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£339 £200 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.37% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £140 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £52.19 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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
553 480 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.12% 37.77% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 310 235
Average daily rate £400 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 37
Average hourly rate £48.75 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 8 - -
Guildford +4 5 £270 +50.00% 6
Woking -2 5 £270 +35.00% 1
Leatherhead - 4 £450 - 5
Camberley - 1 £400 -
Reigate - 1 £425 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £418 -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 42 (42.42%) Linux
2 40 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 23 (23.23%) UNIX
4 23 (23.23%) Perl
5 21 (21.21%) Internet
6 20 (20.20%) Maven
7 19 (19.19%) Subversion
7 19 (19.19%) SC Cleared
7 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
7 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
7 19 (19.19%) Oracle
8 18 (18.18%) XML
8 18 (18.18%) DNS
8 18 (18.18%) Open Source
8 18 (18.18%) Ruby
9 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
9 17 (17.17%) Puppet
9 17 (17.17%) XSLT
9 17 (17.17%) SQL
10 16 (16.16%) HTML
10 16 (16.16%) LDAP
10 16 (16.16%) Publishing
11 15 (15.15%) VMware
11 15 (15.15%) Firewall
11 15 (15.15%) VPN
11 15 (15.15%) Java
11 15 (15.15%) JUnit
11 15 (15.15%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 9 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.03%) Node.js
4 2 (2.02%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.02%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (12.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (6.06%) PaaS
4 6 (6.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.21%) Internet
2 18 (18.18%) DNS
3 16 (16.16%) LDAP
4 15 (15.15%) Firewall
4 15 (15.15%) VPN
5 11 (11.11%) LAN
5 11 (11.11%) WAN
6 9 (9.09%) SMTP
6 9 (9.09%) SSL
6 9 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (7.07%) SSH
8 6 (6.06%) DHCP
9 4 (4.04%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (3.03%) SAN
11 2 (2.02%) MPLS
11 2 (2.02%) VLAN
11 2 (2.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.10%) MarkLogic
3 10 (10.10%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.05%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.04%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.02%) OLAP
7 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.02%) Big Data
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.01%) Redis
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 20 (20.20%) Maven
3 19 (19.19%) Subversion
4 17 (17.17%) Git (software)
5 15 (15.15%) JUnit
6 11 (11.11%) Ant
7 10 (10.10%) JIRA
8 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (7.07%) Hudson
10 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
11 5 (5.05%) ANTLR
11 5 (5.05%) VisualVM
11 5 (5.05%) YourKit
12 3 (3.03%) Gerrit
13 1 (1.01%) Grunt
13 1 (1.01%) RSpec
13 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
13 1 (1.01%) Build Forge
13 1 (1.01%) Toad
13 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
General
1 16 (16.16%) Publishing
2 12 (12.12%) Retail
3 9 (9.09%) Legal
4 5 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Banking
5 4 (4.04%) Back Office
6 3 (3.03%) Games
6 3 (3.03%) Military
7 2 (2.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.01%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) Front Office
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.01%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Developer
2 12 (12.12%) Architect
3 11 (11.11%) Data Scientist
3 11 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (10.10%) Web Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Systems Integrator
9 4 (4.04%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.18%) XML
2 17 (17.17%) XSLT
3 16 (16.16%) HTML
4 14 (14.14%) REST
5 10 (10.10%) AngularJS
5 10 (10.10%) XACML
5 10 (10.10%) .NET
5 10 (10.10%) CSS
5 10 (10.10%) Apache Thrift
6 9 (9.09%) boto
6 9 (9.09%) Web Services
7 8 (8.08%) HTML5
8 6 (6.06%) Spring
8 6 (6.06%) JMS
9 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.05%) Drools
9 5 (5.05%) RESTful
9 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.05%) Silverlight
9 5 (5.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Visualisation
1 7 (7.07%) Social Media
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.02%) Physics
3 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.42%) Linux
2 23 (23.23%) UNIX
3 13 (13.13%) Windows
4 7 (7.07%) Solaris
5 6 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.04%) Android
7 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.01%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) Open Source
3 15 (15.15%) DevOps
4 13 (13.13%) Content Analysis
5 12 (12.12%) Software Deployment
5 12 (12.12%) Analytics
5 12 (12.12%) Auto-Scaling
6 10 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (10.10%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (10.10%) SOA
7 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.06%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.06%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.06%) Capacity Management
11 5 (5.05%) BPMN
11 5 (5.05%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) Perl
2 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.18%) Ruby
4 17 (17.17%) SQL
5 15 (15.15%) Java
6 14 (14.14%) R
7 13 (13.13%) C#
8 12 (12.12%) MATLAB
8 12 (12.12%) Bash Shell
9 11 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 11 (11.11%) C++
9 11 (11.11%) C
10 10 (10.10%) XQuery
11 6 (6.06%) Jython
11 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
11 6 (6.06%) PHP
11 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (1.01%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 19 (19.19%) SC Cleared
1 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.02%) PhD
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) Firmware
4 1 (1.01%) vSphere
4 1 (1.01%) vCloud
4 1 (1.01%) KVM
4 1 (1.01%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) Puppet
2 10 (10.10%) Ansible
3 9 (9.09%) MIMEsweeper
3 9 (9.09%) MAILsweeper
4 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (4.04%) Control-M
7 1 (1.01%) Nagios
7 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.01%) Kibana
7 1 (1.01%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Oracle
2 15 (15.15%) VMware
3 12 (12.12%) Red Hat
4 9 (9.09%) McAfee
4 9 (9.09%) Websense
4 9 (9.09%) Cisco
4 9 (9.09%) Juniper
4 9 (9.09%) NetApp
4 9 (9.09%) Blue Coat
5 6 (6.06%) Splunk
5 6 (6.06%) TIBCO
6 5 (5.05%) Telerik
7 2 (2.02%) Tableau
8 1 (1.01%) Percona
8 1 (1.01%) New Relic
8 1 (1.01%) Zend
8 1 (1.01%) Perforce
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix