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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 46 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 53 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.48% 0.67% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 1.86% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 3 6
Average daily rate
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£260 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -0.66%
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
603 484 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 39.54% 35.99% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 299 251
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 38
Average hourly rate £46.75 £36.50 £41.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.08% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.83 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.90 £38.30 £48.92
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 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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Woking - 15 £255 - 4
Guildford - 7 £325 - 2
Leatherhead - 7 £190 - 3
Dorking -3 5 £275 -24.13% 1
Camberley - 5 £475 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - - 1
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 49 (55.68%) XML
2 43 (48.86%) XSLT
3 34 (38.64%) XQuery
3 34 (38.64%) Internet
3 34 (38.64%) Publishing
4 28 (31.82%) Perl
5 19 (21.59%) Java
6 17 (19.32%) Open Source
7 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (17.05%) HTML
8 15 (17.05%) UNIX
9 14 (15.91%) CSS
9 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
10 13 (14.77%) OO
10 13 (14.77%) Linux
10 13 (14.77%) Ruby
11 12 (13.64%) PHP
11 12 (13.64%) C
12 11 (12.50%) C++
13 10 (11.36%) QA
13 10 (11.36%) Node.js
14 9 (10.23%) PHPUnit
14 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
14 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.23%) MVC
14 9 (10.23%) LDAP
15 8 (9.09%) Solaris
15 8 (9.09%) JUnit
15 8 (9.09%) Legal
15 8 (9.09%) VMware

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 10 (11.36%) Node.js
2 5 (5.68%) JBoss
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.55%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) PaaS
2 2 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.64%) Internet
2 9 (10.23%) LDAP
3 7 (7.95%) SSL
4 6 (6.82%) VPN
4 6 (6.82%) DNS
4 6 (6.82%) LAN
4 6 (6.82%) WAN
4 6 (6.82%) SMTP
4 6 (6.82%) Firewall
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.41%) InfiniBand
6 2 (2.27%) Network Security
7 1 (1.14%) Wireless
7 1 (1.14%) NFC
7 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) MarkLogic
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.55%) MySQL
2 4 (4.55%) DB2
2 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 4 (4.55%) HBase
2 4 (4.55%) Big Data
3 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.41%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) PHPUnit
2 8 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (5.68%) Maven
3 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.55%) Subversion
5 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.27%) Ant
6 2 (2.27%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.14%) Introscope
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.14%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 34 (38.64%) Publishing
2 8 (9.09%) Legal
3 4 (4.55%) Games
4 3 (3.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Finance
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Architect
3 10 (11.36%) PHP Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Content Editor
4 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
5 5 (5.68%) Senior PHP Developer
6 4 (4.55%) Junior
6 4 (4.55%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Administrator
7 3 (3.41%) Environment Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.27%) XML Developer
8 2 (2.27%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Senior Technical Architect
8 2 (2.27%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.27%) Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (55.68%) XML
2 43 (48.86%) XSLT
3 15 (17.05%) HTML
4 14 (15.91%) CSS
5 7 (7.95%) jQuery
6 5 (5.68%) HTML5
6 5 (5.68%) CSS3
7 4 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (4.55%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.41%) Web Services
8 3 (3.41%) RESTful
8 3 (3.41%) Zend Framework
8 3 (3.41%) Django
9 2 (2.27%) YAML
9 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.27%) .NET
10 1 (1.14%) J2EE
10 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Open Source
2 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.41%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (3.41%) Semantic Web
4 3 (3.41%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) Wiki
6 1 (1.14%) DataPower
6 1 (1.14%) W3C
6 1 (1.14%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) UNIX
2 13 (14.77%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Solaris
4 6 (6.82%) Windows
5 3 (3.41%) AIX
5 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.14%) SUSE
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.77%) OO
3 9 (10.23%) MVC
4 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.82%) TDD
5 6 (6.82%) Analytics
5 6 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.68%) Line Management
6 5 (5.68%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (5.68%) BDD
6 5 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
7 4 (4.55%) Web Development
7 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.55%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.41%) Game Development
8 3 (3.41%) MapReduce
8 3 (3.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.64%) XQuery
2 28 (31.82%) Perl
3 19 (21.59%) Java
4 14 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 13 (14.77%) Ruby
6 12 (13.64%) C
6 12 (13.64%) PHP
7 11 (12.50%) C++
8 7 (7.95%) SQL
9 6 (6.82%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.55%) JAQL
10 4 (4.55%) C#
11 3 (3.41%) R
12 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.14%) Scala
12 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) CCNP
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Sendmail
3 5 (5.68%) NFS
4 3 (3.41%) Docker
4 3 (3.41%) LXC
5 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) MIMEsweeper
1 6 (6.82%) MAILsweeper
2 3 (3.41%) Ansible
3 2 (2.27%) Puppet
3 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.14%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 8 (9.09%) VMware
2 6 (6.82%) Blue Coat
2 6 (6.82%) NetApp
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco
2 6 (6.82%) Juniper
2 6 (6.82%) McAfee
2 6 (6.82%) Websense
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) Zend
4 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.41%) Tableau
5 3 (3.41%) RapidMiner
5 3 (3.41%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.41%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.41%) Sybase
5 3 (3.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.27%) Veritas
7 1 (1.14%) webMethods
7 1 (1.14%) Software AG