The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4  
Contract jobs citing Python 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.88% 2.74% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.63% 6.25% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £463 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +29.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 43 64 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 33.33% 43.84% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 48
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £223 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Guildford

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Python.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Puppet
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
5 4 (33.33%) logstash
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Kibana
5 4 (33.33%) Rsyslog
5 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (33.33%) Confluence
6 3 (25.00%) PowerShell

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Confluence
1 4 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) DataStage
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) QualityStage
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Monitoring Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Domino Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus Notes Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (25.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) ODBC
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Bourne shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
3 2 (16.67%) RHCT
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Kibana
2 4 (33.33%) logstash
2 4 (33.33%) Rsyslog
3 1 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) LANDesk
1 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Lotus
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) VMware