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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 174 188 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 28 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.53% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 20
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£600 £600 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £398 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.63 - -
Python Developer
London

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
5515 6745 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 4902 5027
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 141 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 34 (49.28%) C++
3 31 (44.93%) Banking
4 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (37.68%) Investment Banking
6 22 (31.88%) Finance
7 21 (30.43%) Java
7 21 (30.43%) Linux
8 20 (28.99%) Django
9 19 (27.54%) Front Office
10 15 (21.74%) OO
10 15 (21.74%) C#
11 12 (17.39%) Derivative
12 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.94%) SQL
13 10 (14.49%) TDD
14 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
15 8 (11.59%) UNIX
15 8 (11.59%) Analytics
16 7 (10.14%) CSS
16 7 (10.14%) HTML
16 7 (10.14%) Fixed Income
16 7 (10.14%) Degree
17 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
18 5 (7.25%) Web Development
18 5 (7.25%) Hedge funds
18 5 (7.25%) Credit Derivative
18 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.90%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maya
1 1 (1.45%) Houdini
1 1 (1.45%) MODO
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.80%) ObjectStore
3 3 (4.35%) Big Data
4 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.90%) MySQL
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.45%) KDB
5 1 (1.45%) HBase
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) JUnit
2 3 (4.35%) jMock
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Grunt
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (44.93%) Banking
2 26 (37.68%) Investment Banking
3 22 (31.88%) Finance
4 19 (27.54%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) Django
2 7 (10.14%) HTML
2 7 (10.14%) CSS
3 4 (5.80%) Twisted
4 3 (4.35%) SciPy
4 3 (4.35%) NumPy
4 3 (4.35%) RESTful
4 3 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.35%) REST
5 2 (2.90%) CSS3
5 2 (2.90%) Sass
5 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.90%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (2.90%) Pandas
5 2 (2.90%) HTML5
5 2 (2.90%) SOAP
5 2 (2.90%) STL
5 2 (2.90%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Derivative
2 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (10.14%) Fixed Income
4 5 (7.25%) Equities
4 5 (7.25%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
4 5 (7.25%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.35%) Blog
5 3 (4.35%) Open Source
6 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.90%) Social Network
6 2 (2.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.90%) Physics
7 1 (1.45%) Animation
7 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) UNIX
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) Android
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) VMS
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) OO
3 10 (14.49%) TDD
4 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.59%) Analytics
5 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.25%) Web Development
6 4 (5.80%) Scrum
6 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.35%) OOD
7 3 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.90%) BDD
8 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.90%) OOP
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analytics
8 2 (2.90%) Data Management
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Python
2 34 (49.28%) C++
3 21 (30.43%) Java
4 15 (21.74%) C#
5 11 (15.94%) SQL
5 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) Perl
6 4 (5.80%) C
6 4 (5.80%) Scala
7 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) VBA
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) Erlang
8 2 (2.90%) R
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) StatsD
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Sybase
2 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.45%) Facebook
2 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
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