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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 19 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.92% 6.11% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 14.81% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £600 £525 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Python
London

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
49 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.16% 41.22% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 42 42
Median daily rate £550 £525 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £579 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Python.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Test-First Development
4 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
4 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 4 (30.77%) Go
4 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
5 3 (23.08%) Market Making
5 3 (23.08%) Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Derivative
5 3 (23.08%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (23.08%) KDB
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) SOLID
7 1 (7.69%) Fintech
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
7 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (7.69%) R

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) KDB
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) Impala
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Python Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C++ Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Programmer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Derivative
1 3 (23.08%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
1 5 (38.46%) TDD
2 4 (30.77%) Front End Development
2 4 (30.77%) Pair Programming
2 4 (30.77%) Test-First Development
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Market Making
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SOLID
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Go
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google