Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 19 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 +21
Contract jobs citing Python 196 208 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.01% 7.74% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.13% 20.08% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 181 93
Surrey median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.46%
10th Percentile £387 £325 £362
90th Percentile £615 £613 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.11% +12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Surrey median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -16.17%
10th Percentile £29.88 £42.50 £17.15
90th Percentile £52.63 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.14% +6.02% -4.60%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,387 1,036 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 42.52% 38.57% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 748 641
Surrey median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £306
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 49
Surrey median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21.25 £25.00 £20.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.03 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Surrey

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Surrey

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Surrey

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Surrey

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in Surrey

Python
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 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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 +5 39 £513 +7.89% 2
Guildford -12 25 £550 +37.50% 17
Staines -5 22 £480 +1.05% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames -5 16 £664 +16.00% 1
Woking -7 5 £513 +70.83% 6
Camberley -10 5 £543 +0.42%
Weybridge - 3 £358 -
Chertsey - 2 £500 - 3
Epsom - 2 £338 -
Leatherhead +3 1 £425 -12.82% 6
Redhill -24 1 - -
Egham - 1 £150 -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Python.

1 80 (40.82%) Linux
2 67 (34.18%) SQL
3 61 (31.12%) Java
4 57 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (23.98%) JavaScript
6 37 (18.88%) Scrum
6 37 (18.88%) Bash Shell
6 37 (18.88%) Jenkins
7 36 (18.37%) Git (software)
8 35 (17.86%) Django
9 33 (16.84%) Oracle
9 33 (16.84%) Relational Database
10 32 (16.33%) DevOps
11 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 30 (15.31%) Ruby
13 29 (14.80%) Finance
13 29 (14.80%) CSS
14 28 (14.29%) HTML
14 28 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 27 (13.78%) SC Cleared
15 27 (13.78%) Web Services
16 26 (13.27%) C++
16 26 (13.27%) Test Automation
16 26 (13.27%) Open Source
16 26 (13.27%) Big Data
17 25 (12.76%) REST
17 25 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
17 25 (12.76%) Windows
18 23 (11.73%) ETL

Python
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 19 (9.69%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.63%) Apache Spark
2 13 (6.63%) SAS
3 9 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.06%) ArcGIS
4 6 (3.06%) Confluence
5 4 (2.04%) Apache
5 4 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.02%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.02%) CICS
6 2 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.55%) SPSS
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (0.51%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (12.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.06%) IaaS
5 5 (2.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 5 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (2.55%) Serverless
6 4 (2.04%) PaaS
7 3 (1.53%) GitHub
7 3 (1.53%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.02%) SaaS
8 2 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Google Play
9 1 (0.51%) npm
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.51%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.51%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.10%) HTTP
3 7 (3.57%) DNS
4 6 (3.06%) DHCP
4 6 (3.06%) Network Security
5 4 (2.04%) L2TP
5 4 (2.04%) MPLS
6 3 (1.53%) DSL
6 3 (1.53%) Firewall
7 2 (1.02%) DVB
7 2 (1.02%) FTP
7 2 (1.02%) Internet
7 2 (1.02%) NAS
8 1 (0.51%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.51%) LAN
8 1 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.51%) SAN
8 1 (0.51%) VPN
8 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.84%) Relational Database
2 26 (13.27%) Big Data
3 13 (6.63%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.12%) Redis
5 10 (5.10%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.59%) Neo4j
7 7 (3.57%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.06%) SAS EBI
9 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.04%) MySQL
10 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.53%) Impala
11 3 (1.53%) KNIME
11 3 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.53%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 37 (18.88%) Jenkins
2 36 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.67%) JIRA
4 11 (5.61%) Selenium
5 8 (4.08%) Subversion
6 7 (3.57%) JMeter
6 7 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.55%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.04%) LabVIEW
9 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.53%) TestNG
9 3 (1.53%) YouTrack
10 2 (1.02%) FxCop
10 2 (1.02%) Gradle
10 2 (1.02%) Moq
10 2 (1.02%) NDepend
10 2 (1.02%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (14.80%) Finance
2 6 (3.06%) Electronics
2 6 (3.06%) Marketing
3 5 (2.55%) Legal
3 5 (2.55%) Retail
4 4 (2.04%) Banking
4 4 (2.04%) Law
5 3 (1.53%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 75 (38.27%) Developer
2 35 (17.86%) Django Developer
3 34 (17.35%) Python Developer
4 21 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (10.20%) Python/Django Developer
6 18 (9.18%) Analyst
7 13 (6.63%) Data Scientist
8 12 (6.12%) Consultant
8 12 (6.12%) Tester
9 9 (4.59%) Agile Tester
9 9 (4.59%) Systems Tester
9 9 (4.59%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.08%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.57%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.57%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (3.06%) Data Engineer
12 6 (3.06%) Test Analyst
13 5 (2.55%) ArcSight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.86%) Django
2 29 (14.80%) CSS
3 28 (14.29%) HTML
4 27 (13.78%) Web Services
5 25 (12.76%) REST
6 10 (5.10%) Node.js
7 9 (4.59%) .NET
8 8 (4.08%) Kafka
9 7 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (3.57%) NumPy
10 6 (3.06%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.06%) jQuery
10 6 (3.06%) JSON
10 6 (3.06%) XML
11 5 (2.55%) Apache Camel
11 5 (2.55%) Regular Expression
12 4 (2.04%) Ajax
12 4 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 4 (2.04%) Drools
12 4 (2.04%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.20%) Algorithms
1 20 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.63%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.06%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.55%) User Experience
6 4 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.02%) MPEG
8 2 (1.02%) PKI
8 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.02%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.51%) ASIC
9 1 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 80 (40.82%) Linux
2 25 (12.76%) Windows
3 11 (5.61%) Unix
4 7 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.06%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.55%) Android
6 5 (2.55%) CentOS
6 5 (2.55%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.88%) Scrum
3 32 (16.33%) DevOps
4 28 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (13.27%) Open Source
5 26 (13.27%) Test Automation
6 23 (11.73%) ETL
6 23 (11.73%) Workflow
7 22 (11.22%) Analytics
8 21 (10.71%) SDLC
8 21 (10.71%) Web Development
9 20 (10.20%) Data Science
10 16 (8.16%) Data Analysis
10 16 (8.16%) Data Modelling
11 15 (7.65%) Machine Learning
11 15 (7.65%) Mathematics
11 15 (7.65%) Test Strategy
12 14 (7.14%) Manual Testing
12 14 (7.14%) User Stories
12 14 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 67 (34.18%) SQL
2 61 (31.12%) Java
3 47 (23.98%) JavaScript
4 37 (18.88%) Bash Shell
5 30 (15.31%) Ruby
6 26 (13.27%) C++
7 20 (10.20%) C
7 20 (10.20%) Perl
8 18 (9.18%) PowerShell
8 18 (9.18%) R
9 15 (7.65%) T-SQL
10 14 (7.14%) C#
11 9 (4.59%) Cypher
12 8 (4.08%) MATLAB
13 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.55%) Scala
15 4 (2.04%) Go
15 4 (2.04%) Groovy
15 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.78%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.67%) Degree
4 7 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.06%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.04%) ISEB
6 4 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.53%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.53%) PhD
8 2 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.02%) PMP
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) HNC
9 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.20%) QA
2 9 (4.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.02%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (10.20%) Docker
2 4 (2.04%) HDFS
2 4 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.04%) vSphere
3 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.02%) ACF2
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.02%) RACF
4 2 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.51%) vCloud
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (10.20%) Ansible
1 20 (10.20%) Puppet
2 17 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.14%) Nagios
4 9 (4.59%) Kubernetes
5 8 (4.08%) Mesos
5 8 (4.08%) Terraform
6 6 (3.06%) ArcSight ESM
7 5 (2.55%) HP ALM
8 4 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (2.04%) SCOM
9 3 (1.53%) Salt
10 2 (1.02%) Data Guard
10 2 (1.02%) Grafana
10 2 (1.02%) Graphite
10 2 (1.02%) Oozie
10 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.51%) Packer
Vendors
1 33 (16.84%) Oracle
2 11 (5.61%) Splunk
3 10 (5.10%) Cloudera
4 9 (4.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.08%) HP
5 8 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.06%) ArcSight
7 5 (2.55%) Cisco
7 5 (2.55%) Intel
7 5 (2.55%) VMware
8 4 (2.04%) ForgeRock
8 4 (2.04%) Tableau
9 3 (1.53%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.02%) CA
10 2 (1.02%) Google
10 2 (1.02%) IBM
10 2 (1.02%) SAP
10 2 (1.02%) Veritas
11 1 (0.51%) Tradeweb