The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 20 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.60% 1.13% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 3.05% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £700 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 131 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 37.01% 37.01% 52.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 104 147
Average daily rate £625 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £500 £444
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
London

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 18 April 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 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Perforce
2 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (50.00%) Ant
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Equities
5 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Physics

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Build and Release Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Production Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (16.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Wiki
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) ION Trading
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase