The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 163 182 191
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 36 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.52% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 22
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £422 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+27.08% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python Developer across the City of London region.

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title.

1 69 (100.00%) Python
2 35 (50.72%) Banking
3 32 (46.38%) C++
4 25 (36.23%) Investment Banking
5 24 (34.78%) Java
5 24 (34.78%) Finance
6 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (31.88%) Front Office
7 21 (30.43%) OO
8 19 (27.54%) Linux
8 19 (27.54%) C#
9 17 (24.64%) Django
10 15 (21.74%) TDD
11 14 (20.29%) Derivative
12 11 (15.94%) SQL
13 10 (14.49%) Degree
14 9 (13.04%) Open Source
14 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
14 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
15 8 (11.59%) SciPy
15 8 (11.59%) NumPy
15 8 (11.59%) Scala
15 8 (11.59%) Analytics
16 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
16 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
16 7 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (10.14%) Oracle
16 7 (10.14%) UNIX
17 6 (8.70%) Fixed Income

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) nginx
2 2 (2.90%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Houdini
1 1 (1.45%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) GitHub
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
1 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.80%) KDB
3 3 (4.35%) Big Data
3 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) ObjectStore
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) HBase
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) jMock
2 3 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (2.90%) Maven
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) Grunt
4 1 (1.45%) Hudson
4 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (50.72%) Banking
2 25 (36.23%) Investment Banking
3 24 (34.78%) Finance
4 22 (31.88%) Front Office
5 6 (8.70%) Back Office
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Django
2 8 (11.59%) SciPy
2 8 (11.59%) NumPy
3 6 (8.70%) Pandas
4 5 (7.25%) CSS
4 5 (7.25%) HTML
5 4 (5.80%) Web Services
5 4 (5.80%) RESTful
5 4 (5.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (5.80%) Twisted
6 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (4.35%) STL
7 2 (2.90%) jQuery
7 2 (2.90%) Esper
7 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.90%) REST
7 2 (2.90%) Pyramid
7 2 (2.90%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (1.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Derivative
2 9 (13.04%) Open Source
3 7 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (8.70%) Fixed Income
4 6 (8.70%) Hedge funds
5 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
5 5 (7.25%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (7.25%) Equities
6 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.90%) Physics
7 2 (2.90%) Social Network
7 2 (2.90%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.45%) Statistics
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
3 4 (5.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) VMS
5 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.45%) Fedora
5 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) OO
3 15 (21.74%) TDD
4 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.59%) Analytics
6 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.70%) BDD
7 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.25%) CQRS
8 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.25%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (7.25%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.80%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) Kanban
10 3 (4.35%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.35%) OOD
11 2 (2.90%) OOP
11 2 (2.90%) Web Development
11 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (46.38%) C++
3 24 (34.78%) Java
4 19 (27.54%) C#
5 11 (15.94%) SQL
6 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.59%) Scala
8 3 (4.35%) C
8 3 (4.35%) VBA
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.90%) Ruby
9 2 (2.90%) Erlang
9 2 (2.90%) R
10 1 (1.45%) Haskell
10 1 (1.45%) Perl
10 1 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Facebook
2 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.45%) Sybase
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