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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 159 171 190
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 35 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 28
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £390 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
4894 5420 6771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 3933 4940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 147
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 70 (100.00%) Python
2 28 (40.00%) Django
3 20 (28.57%) TDD
4 18 (25.71%) Finance
4 18 (25.71%) Front Office
4 18 (25.71%) C++
4 18 (25.71%) SQL
4 18 (25.71%) NumPy
5 16 (22.86%) Linux
6 14 (20.00%) SciPy
7 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.14%) OO
8 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (15.71%) Java
9 11 (15.71%) Pandas
10 10 (14.29%) Windows
10 10 (14.29%) Banking
11 9 (12.86%) Mathematics
11 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
11 9 (12.86%) Credit Risk
12 8 (11.43%) Analytics
12 8 (11.43%) Grid Computing
12 8 (11.43%) UNIX
13 7 (10.00%) Perl
13 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
13 7 (10.00%) Subversion
13 7 (10.00%) Web Development
13 7 (10.00%) Degree
13 7 (10.00%) Market Risk
13 7 (10.00%) Physics

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (2.86%) Apache
1 2 (2.86%) WordPress
1 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Heroku
2 3 (4.29%) GitHub
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.57%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.29%) Redis
3 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) jMock
General
1 18 (25.71%) Front Office
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.00%) Django
2 18 (25.71%) NumPy
3 14 (20.00%) SciPy
4 11 (15.71%) Pandas
5 6 (8.57%) XML
6 5 (7.14%) Celery
7 3 (4.29%) Flask
7 3 (4.29%) Twisted
8 2 (2.86%) HTML5
8 2 (2.86%) Middleware
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.86%) HTML
8 2 (2.86%) Sinatra
8 2 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.43%) Esper
9 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.43%) Pyramid
9 1 (1.43%) .NET
9 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Mathematics
1 9 (12.86%) Computer Science
1 9 (12.86%) Credit Risk
2 8 (11.43%) Grid Computing
3 7 (10.00%) Physics
3 7 (10.00%) Market Risk
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 5 (7.14%) Derivative
5 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
6 3 (4.29%) Social Media
7 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.86%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.43%) Replication
8 1 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.43%) Exotic Derivative
8 1 (1.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) TDD
2 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) OO
4 8 (11.43%) Analytics
5 7 (10.00%) Functional Programming
5 7 (10.00%) Web Development
6 5 (7.14%) Open Source
7 4 (5.71%) DevOps
8 3 (4.29%) MapReduce
8 3 (4.29%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.29%) SDLC
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.29%) OOD
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
9 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.86%) Project Management
9 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 18 (25.71%) C++
3 11 (15.71%) Java
4 7 (10.00%) Perl
5 6 (8.57%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) R
7 3 (4.29%) Scala
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
9 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) PhD
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Puppet
1 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle
1 2 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (1.43%) Google
2 1 (1.43%) DataSynapse
2 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.43%) Perforce
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