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 3 months to 28 June 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 34 50
Rank change year-on-year +19 +16  
Contract jobs citing Python 99 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 8.13% 5.11% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.16% 11.65% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 48 22
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £361 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £589 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £52.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -51.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +15.33% +2.73%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 491 558 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 40.31% 43.90% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 775 656
Median daily rate £422 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 74 29
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £9.95 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill - 33 £425 - 1
Staines -3 5 £475 +15.15% 1
Woking -9 4 £400 -11.11% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 - - 1
Cobham - 3 £475 -
Leatherhead +21 2 £488 +8.33%
Guildford -3 2 £600 +142.42% 3
Camberley +3 1 £470 -18.26% 1
Dorking - 1 £480 -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Python.

1 108 (50.70%) Oracle
2 84 (39.44%) Finance
2 84 (39.44%) Linux
3 73 (34.27%) JavaScript
4 69 (32.39%) Web Services
5 58 (27.23%) HTML
5 58 (27.23%) SQL
6 56 (26.29%) Java
7 55 (25.82%) Web Development
7 55 (25.82%) Django
8 53 (24.88%) Relational Database
9 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
10 49 (23.00%) Unix
11 48 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (21.13%) REST
13 44 (20.66%) Jenkins
13 44 (20.66%) CSS
14 41 (19.25%) SDLC
15 39 (18.31%) Oracle Database
16 36 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (15.96%) XML
17 34 (15.96%) Perl
18 33 (15.49%) OO
19 32 (15.02%) Degree
20 31 (14.55%) Puppet
21 29 (13.62%) C
21 29 (13.62%) DevOps
22 28 (13.15%) Data Analysis
23 26 (12.21%) OOD
24 25 (11.74%) Ansible

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 24 (11.27%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.86%) WebLogic
3 14 (6.57%) Apache
3 14 (6.57%) Apache Spark
4 10 (4.69%) nginx
4 10 (4.69%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.29%) Drupal
5 7 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (2.35%) CMS
7 5 (2.35%) Confluence
7 5 (2.35%) WordPress
8 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.47%) IIS
9 1 (0.47%) JBoss
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.76%) IaaS
4 6 (2.82%) PaaS
5 3 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.94%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.82%) Internet
2 4 (1.88%) DNS
2 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.88%) VPN
3 3 (1.41%) LDAP
3 3 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.94%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.94%) Firewall
4 2 (0.94%) NAS
4 2 (0.94%) SAN
4 2 (0.94%) VLAN
4 2 (0.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.47%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.47%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.47%) LTE
5 1 (0.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.88%) Relational Database
2 39 (18.31%) Oracle Database
3 20 (9.39%) SQL Server
4 15 (7.04%) MySQL
5 12 (5.63%) Big Data
5 12 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (5.16%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (5.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (4.69%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.82%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.82%) MS Access
8 6 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.88%) Impala
9 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.41%) QlikView
11 2 (0.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 52 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 44 (20.66%) Jenkins
3 24 (11.27%) JIRA
4 22 (10.33%) Subversion
5 16 (7.51%) Selenium
6 14 (6.57%) ProC
6 14 (6.57%) SoapUI
7 12 (5.63%) HP UFT
8 7 (3.29%) JUnit
8 7 (3.29%) NUnit
9 6 (2.82%) MSTest
10 5 (2.35%) ANTLR
10 5 (2.35%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.35%) Maven
10 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.47%) ReSharper
General
1 84 (39.44%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Banking
3 7 (3.29%) Legal
4 5 (2.35%) Electronics
5 4 (1.88%) Marketing
5 4 (1.88%) Publishing
5 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 93 (43.66%) Developer
2 53 (24.88%) Analyst
3 48 (22.54%) Web Developer
4 35 (16.43%) Python Developer
5 32 (15.02%) Django Developer
5 32 (15.02%) Python/Django Developer
6 30 (14.08%) Python Web Developer
7 28 (13.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 26 (12.21%) Pensions Analyst
9 25 (11.74%) Systems Analyst
10 19 (8.92%) Oracle Analyst
11 18 (8.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 18 (8.45%) HTML Developer
11 18 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
11 18 (8.45%) Test Analyst
12 16 (7.51%) Architect
12 16 (7.51%) Insurance Systems Analyst
13 15 (7.04%) Java Developer
14 14 (6.57%) HTML CSS Developer
14 14 (6.57%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (32.39%) Web Services
2 58 (27.23%) HTML
3 55 (25.82%) Django
4 45 (21.13%) REST
5 44 (20.66%) CSS
6 34 (15.96%) XML
7 25 (11.74%) CSS3
8 24 (11.27%) jQuery
8 24 (11.27%) React
9 23 (10.80%) Ajax
10 21 (9.86%) HTML5
11 20 (9.39%) AngularJS
12 18 (8.45%) Sass
13 12 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (4.69%) Node.js
15 9 (4.23%) YAML
16 8 (3.76%) JSON
16 8 (3.76%) Spring
17 6 (2.82%) Apache Thrift
17 6 (2.82%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.39%) User Experience
3 9 (4.23%) Cyber Attack
4 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.41%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Verilog
8 1 (0.47%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 84 (39.44%) Linux
2 49 (23.00%) Unix
3 23 (10.80%) Windows
4 17 (7.98%) AIX
5 8 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.41%) CentOS
7 3 (1.41%) Solaris
7 3 (1.41%) SUSE
7 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.82%) Web Development
2 48 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.25%) SDLC
4 33 (15.49%) OO
5 29 (13.62%) DevOps
6 28 (13.15%) Data Analysis
7 26 (12.21%) OOD
8 25 (11.74%) MVC
9 23 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (10.80%) Test Automation
10 22 (10.33%) Automated Trading
11 20 (9.39%) Configuration Management
12 19 (8.92%) Business Analysis
13 17 (7.98%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 17 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (7.51%) Wireframes
15 14 (6.57%) Analytics
15 14 (6.57%) Defect Management
15 14 (6.57%) Waterfall
16 13 (6.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.27%) JavaScript
2 58 (27.23%) SQL
3 56 (26.29%) Java
4 34 (15.96%) Perl
5 29 (13.62%) C
6 24 (11.27%) PHP
7 18 (8.45%) C++
7 18 (8.45%) PowerShell
8 17 (7.98%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.98%) Ruby
9 14 (6.57%) Groovy
10 11 (5.16%) R
11 9 (4.23%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.82%) VBA
13 4 (1.88%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.41%) C#
14 3 (1.41%) ES6
15 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 32 (15.02%) Degree
2 18 (8.45%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.63%) ISEB
4 10 (4.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.88%) CCNA
7 4 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.41%) CCNP
8 3 (1.41%) MCSE
9 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.47%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.47%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (9.39%) Docker
2 10 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.88%) NFS
5 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.94%) vSphere
5 2 (0.94%) XenServer
6 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) LXC
Systems Management
1 31 (14.55%) Puppet
2 25 (11.74%) Ansible
2 25 (11.74%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (7.04%) Kibana
4 6 (2.82%) logstash
5 4 (1.88%) Oozie
5 4 (1.88%) Rsyslog
6 3 (1.41%) CFEngine
6 3 (1.41%) Nagios
7 2 (0.94%) Control-M
7 2 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.94%) Netcool
7 2 (0.94%) OpenView
8 1 (0.47%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.47%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.47%) SCCM
8 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 108 (50.70%) Oracle
2 18 (8.45%) HP
3 7 (3.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.82%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.82%) VMware
5 5 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.88%) LANDesk
6 4 (1.88%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.41%) IBM
7 3 (1.41%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.94%) Adobe
8 2 (0.94%) Citrix
8 2 (0.94%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.94%) Minitab
8 2 (0.94%) SAP
8 2 (0.94%) Splunk
8 2 (0.94%) Veritas
9 1 (0.47%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.47%) Xilinx
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