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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 18 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.00% 2.30% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.95% 5.56% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£518 £700 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.07% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £700 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £700 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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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
43 72 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 35.83% 41.38% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 57 102
Average daily rate £510 £625 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.40% +9.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) TestNG
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse