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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 19 18 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs citing Python 4 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.51% 9.63% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 19.44% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
Average daily rate
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£563 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £700 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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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
26 108 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 22.81% 49.54% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 82 101
Average daily rate £550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £385 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £700 £619
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (33.33%) R
3 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Banking

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Information Retrieval
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (33.33%) R
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce