Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 17 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 250 233 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 7.55% 9.14% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.33% 21.42% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 184 97
Surrey median daily rate £513 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £375 £320 £374
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £469 £448 £438
% change year-on-year +4.75% +2.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -28.15%
10th Percentile £37.25 £42.50 £14.60
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.41% +21.43% -12.50%

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 1,443 1,088 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 43.60% 42.70% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,002 750 782
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -2.07% +15.73%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £544 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 65
Surrey median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -10.61%
10th Percentile £21.25 £24.23 £21.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +12 66 £513 +13.26% 2
Staines -1 31 £488 +2.63% 5
Guildford -2 23 £550 +22.22% 11
Sunbury-on-Thames -6 13 £400 -30.25% 2
Camberley -9 9 £550 +13.11%
Woking -3 6 £300 -20.00% 5
Redhill -12 6 £500 +17.65%
Epsom - 3 £350 - 4
Weybridge - 3 £550 - 1
Leatherhead +2 2 £400 -11.11% 5
Farnham -15 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £500 -
Egham - 1 £150 - 2
Windlesham - 1 - -
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 137 (54.80%) Linux
2 113 (45.20%) JavaScript
3 92 (36.80%) Relational Database
4 90 (36.00%) HTML
5 89 (35.60%) Jenkins
6 87 (34.80%) CSS
7 86 (34.40%) Oracle
7 86 (34.40%) Git (software)
8 83 (33.20%) REST
9 81 (32.40%) Django
10 79 (31.60%) Web Services
11 77 (30.80%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (27.20%) Web Development
12 68 (27.20%) Workflow
13 59 (23.60%) Java
14 53 (21.20%) SQL
14 53 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (18.00%) DevOps
16 42 (16.80%) Finance
17 41 (16.40%) Redis
18 34 (13.60%) Ruby
19 32 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
20 31 (12.40%) Bash Shell
21 30 (12.00%) Test Automation
21 30 (12.00%) Perl
22 29 (11.60%) Analytics
23 28 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
23 28 (11.20%) XML
24 27 (10.80%) Windows
24 27 (10.80%) 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 10 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.20%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.80%) Apache
4 7 (2.80%) Apache Solr
5 6 (2.40%) Confluence
5 6 (2.40%) SAS
6 4 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.20%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.20%) nginx
7 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.80%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) RMDS
2 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.80%) GitHub
4 6 (2.40%) PaaS
5 5 (2.00%) IaaS
6 3 (1.20%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.80%) Force.com
7 2 (0.80%) npm
7 2 (0.80%) SaaS
7 2 (0.80%) Serverless
7 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.40%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.40%) Google Play
8 1 (0.40%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.40%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.40%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.20%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.20%) Network Security
3 7 (2.80%) DNS
3 7 (2.80%) Firewall
4 6 (2.40%) HTTP
4 6 (2.40%) Internet
5 3 (1.20%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) DVB
5 3 (1.20%) FTP
5 3 (1.20%) MPLS
6 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.80%) IPv4
6 2 (0.80%) IPv6
6 2 (0.80%) Multicast
6 2 (0.80%) NAS
6 2 (0.80%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (0.80%) SSL
7 1 (0.40%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (36.80%) Relational Database
2 41 (16.40%) Redis
3 20 (8.00%) Big Data
4 18 (7.20%) Hadoop
5 17 (6.80%) SQL Server
6 13 (5.20%) MySQL
7 11 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.00%) Power BI
9 7 (2.80%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.40%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.40%) KNIME
11 5 (2.00%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.00%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.20%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.20%) GIS
12 3 (1.20%) Impala
12 3 (1.20%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.80%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 89 (35.60%) Jenkins
2 86 (34.40%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.60%) JIRA
4 14 (5.60%) JUnit
5 13 (5.20%) Selenium
6 10 (4.00%) Subversion
7 7 (2.80%) JSUnit
7 7 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.00%) Artifactory
8 5 (2.00%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.20%) Ant
9 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.20%) JMeter
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.80%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.80%) Maven
10 2 (0.80%) ReSharper
General
1 42 (16.80%) Finance
2 6 (2.40%) Marketing
2 6 (2.40%) Publishing
3 5 (2.00%) Retail
4 4 (1.60%) Law
5 3 (1.20%) Games
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Banking
6 2 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (46.40%) Developer
2 79 (31.60%) Django Developer
3 75 (30.00%) Python Developer
4 65 (26.00%) Python/Django Developer
5 22 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (8.40%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.80%) Consultant
8 16 (6.40%) Analyst
9 13 (5.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (4.80%) Linux Developer
11 10 (4.00%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (3.20%) Data Scientist
13 7 (2.80%) ArcSight Consultant
13 7 (2.80%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (2.80%) Test Analyst
13 7 (2.80%) Tester
14 6 (2.40%) Architect
14 6 (2.40%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (36.00%) HTML
2 87 (34.80%) CSS
3 83 (33.20%) REST
4 81 (32.40%) Django
5 79 (31.60%) Web Services
6 28 (11.20%) XML
7 22 (8.80%) JSON
8 19 (7.60%) Node.js
9 12 (4.80%) .NET
9 12 (4.80%) React
10 11 (4.40%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.40%) SOAP
11 9 (3.60%) Visualforce
11 9 (3.60%) XSLT
12 7 (2.80%) Ajax
12 7 (2.80%) HTML5
12 7 (2.80%) jQuery
13 6 (2.40%) Kafka
13 6 (2.40%) Lucene
13 6 (2.40%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.80%) Computer Science
2 14 (5.60%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.00%) User Experience
4 9 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.60%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.20%) MPEG
9 3 (1.20%) PKI
9 3 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.20%) Wiki
10 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.80%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.40%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 137 (54.80%) Linux
2 27 (10.80%) Windows
3 22 (8.80%) Unix
4 14 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (4.40%) CentOS
6 6 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.00%) Android
8 4 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.20%) AIX
9 3 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.20%) Solaris
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.80%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.80%) Continuous Integration
2 68 (27.20%) Web Development
2 68 (27.20%) Workflow
3 53 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (18.00%) DevOps
5 30 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 29 (11.60%) Analytics
7 26 (10.40%) Scrum
8 23 (9.20%) Open Source
9 22 (8.80%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.80%) OO
11 16 (6.40%) SDLC
12 14 (5.60%) Machine Learning
12 14 (5.60%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (5.60%) Test Strategy
13 13 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.20%) Configuration Management
13 13 (5.20%) Regression Testing
14 12 (4.80%) Mathematics
14 12 (4.80%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 113 (45.20%) JavaScript
2 59 (23.60%) Java
3 53 (21.20%) SQL
4 34 (13.60%) Ruby
5 31 (12.40%) Bash Shell
6 30 (12.00%) Perl
7 24 (9.60%) C++
8 22 (8.80%) C
9 20 (8.00%) PowerShell
10 17 (6.80%) C#
11 13 (5.20%) R
12 12 (4.80%) T-SQL
13 11 (4.40%) PL/SQL
14 9 (3.60%) Apex Code
15 7 (2.80%) PHP
16 6 (2.40%) Shell Script
17 5 (2.00%) Go
17 5 (2.00%) VBA
18 4 (1.60%) Embedded C
18 4 (1.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (10.40%) Degree
2 25 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.80%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.20%) ISTQB
5 8 (3.20%) Master's Degree
6 4 (1.60%) ISEB
6 4 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) HNC
9 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.40%) QA
2 6 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (6.40%) Docker
2 8 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.00%) vSphere
4 3 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.80%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.40%) HDFS
6 1 (0.40%) NFS
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.40%) vCloud
6 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (10.80%) Ansible
2 23 (9.20%) Puppet
3 16 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.00%) Nagios
5 8 (3.20%) Mesos
6 7 (2.80%) ArcSight ESM
7 5 (2.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.60%) Kibana
8 4 (1.60%) SCOM
9 3 (1.20%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (1.20%) Salt
9 3 (1.20%) Terraform
9 3 (1.20%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.80%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.40%) logstash
11 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.40%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 86 (34.40%) Oracle
2 12 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (4.80%) VMware
3 10 (4.00%) Cloudera
4 9 (3.60%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.20%) Cisco
5 8 (3.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.20%) Splunk
6 7 (2.80%) ArcSight
6 7 (2.80%) Intel
7 6 (2.40%) HP
7 6 (2.40%) Tableau
8 4 (1.60%) ForgeRock
9 3 (1.20%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.20%) CA
9 3 (1.20%) Veritas
10 2 (0.80%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.80%) F5
10 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.80%) Tradeweb