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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 165 189 188
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 34 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.57% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 23
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 £361 £425 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
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
5446 6651 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3991 4847 5151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 137 180
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.78 £43.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 70 (100.00%) Python
2 35 (50.00%) Banking
3 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.71%) C++
4 26 (37.14%) Investment Banking
5 24 (34.29%) Java
6 23 (32.86%) Finance
7 22 (31.43%) Front Office
8 20 (28.57%) Linux
8 20 (28.57%) OO
9 18 (25.71%) C#
9 18 (25.71%) Django
10 15 (21.43%) TDD
11 13 (18.57%) Derivative
12 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.29%) SQL
12 10 (14.29%) Degree
13 8 (11.43%) Scala
13 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
13 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (11.43%) Analytics
14 7 (10.00%) Open Source
15 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
15 6 (8.57%) Fixed Income
15 6 (8.57%) CSS
15 6 (8.57%) HTML
15 6 (8.57%) UNIX
15 6 (8.57%) Windows
15 6 (8.57%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.29%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.29%) nginx
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Maya
1 1 (1.43%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.29%) Big Data
3 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.86%) KDB
4 2 (2.86%) ObjectStore
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.43%) HBase
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) JUnit
2 3 (4.29%) jMock
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.86%) Grunt
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) Hudson
General
1 35 (50.00%) Banking
2 26 (37.14%) Investment Banking
3 23 (32.86%) Finance
4 22 (31.43%) Front Office
5 5 (7.14%) Back Office
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 2 (2.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) Django
2 6 (8.57%) CSS
2 6 (8.57%) HTML
3 5 (7.14%) SciPy
3 5 (7.14%) NumPy
4 4 (5.71%) RESTful
4 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 4 (5.71%) Twisted
5 3 (4.29%) Pandas
5 3 (4.29%) REST
5 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) STL
6 2 (2.86%) Sass
6 2 (2.86%) PyQt
6 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.86%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (1.43%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Derivative
2 8 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (10.00%) Open Source
4 6 (8.57%) Fixed Income
5 5 (7.14%) Credit Derivative
5 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk
6 4 (5.71%) Equities
6 4 (5.71%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (2.86%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.86%) Social Network
7 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.86%) Physics
7 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.43%) Animation
8 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) UNIX
2 6 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.86%) Android
4 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.43%) VMS
5 1 (1.43%) Fedora
5 1 (1.43%) Debian
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) OO
3 15 (21.43%) TDD
4 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.43%) Analytics
5 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.57%) BDD
6 5 (7.14%) CQRS
6 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (5.71%) Kanban
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.71%) Refactoring
7 4 (5.71%) Scrum
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.29%) OOD
8 3 (4.29%) Pair Programming
9 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Web Development
9 2 (2.86%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (45.71%) C++
3 24 (34.29%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) C#
5 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.29%) SQL
6 8 (11.43%) Scala
7 4 (5.71%) C
8 3 (4.29%) VBA
9 2 (2.86%) Erlang
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.86%) R
10 1 (1.43%) Perl
10 1 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) Haskell
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.43%) StatsD
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) Facebook
2 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.43%) Sybase
2 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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