Period
to 15 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 95 113
Rank change year-on-year -42 +18 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 19 50 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.64% 1.71% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.80% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 5
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £413 £394 £425
90th Percentile £575 £556 £469
South East median daily rate £435 £475 £469
% change year-on-year -8.42% +1.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £8.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +462.50% -82.22% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,829 2,776 1,948
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 94.71% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,028 1,953 1,210
Surrey median daily rate £475 £463 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +11.45% -1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £190
90th Percentile £614 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 82 119
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.87 £11.51
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £41.60
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -8.04%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Surrey

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in Surrey

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in Surrey

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Developer in Surrey

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate -15 6 £550 +7.32%
Guildford -17 4 £425 +6.25% 2
Staines - 1 - -
Python Developer
South East

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (31.58%) QA
3 6 (31.58%) Open Source
3 6 (31.58%) NumPy
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) ArcGIS
4 5 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (26.32%) Serverless
4 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (21.05%) Java 8
5 4 (21.05%) Kotlin
5 4 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Time Management
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 3 (15.79%) ETL
6 3 (15.79%) Selenium
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Legal
6 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 5 (26.32%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
1 5 (26.32%) Serverless
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.26%) GIS
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Spark SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) NumPy
2 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) Node.js
4 1 (5.26%) Django
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 4 (21.05%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) BDD
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
3 3 (15.79%) SDET
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Java 8
4 4 (21.05%) Kotlin
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (5.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle