The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 22 13 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +30
Contract jobs citing Python 2 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.79% 12.04% 3.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 18.85% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 12
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£456 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.80% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £575 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 122 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 44.64% 63.87% 51.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 82 145
Average daily rate £450 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Canary Wharf region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) TestNG
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Banking

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestNG
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Information Retrieval
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle