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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 23 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 1 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.90% 1.10% 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 2.47% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 21
Average daily rate
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£263 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -4.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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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
49 81 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 44.14% 44.51% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 122
Average daily rate £450 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £800 £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 £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
1 1 (33.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) ATDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle