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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 169 192 192
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 29 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.51% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.56% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 27
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £500 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +8.10%
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
5382 6662 7123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.55% 92.27% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3969 4847 5119
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 134 169
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 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £38.00 £43.95
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 1 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 1 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%) Banking
3 32 (46.38%) C++
4 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (37.68%) Investment Banking
6 24 (34.78%) Java
7 23 (33.33%) Finance
8 21 (30.43%) Linux
9 20 (28.99%) Front Office
10 19 (27.54%) OO
11 18 (26.09%) C#
11 18 (26.09%) Django
12 14 (20.29%) TDD
13 12 (17.39%) Derivative
14 11 (15.94%) SQL
15 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
15 10 (14.49%) Degree
16 9 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
17 8 (11.59%) Scala
17 8 (11.59%) Analytics
18 7 (10.14%) Algorithms
18 7 (10.14%) Open Source
18 7 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 7 (10.14%) UNIX
19 6 (8.70%) Windows
19 6 (8.70%) HTML
19 6 (8.70%) CSS
19 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
20 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk

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

For the 6 months to 1 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%) nginx
1 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Houdini
1 1 (1.45%) Maya
1 1 (1.45%) MODO
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
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.80%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (2.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.90%) ObjectStore
5 2 (2.90%) KDB
5 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.35%) jMock
2 3 (4.35%) JUnit
3 2 (2.90%) Grunt
3 2 (2.90%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.90%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) Maven
4 1 (1.45%) Hudson
General
1 34 (49.28%) Banking
2 26 (37.68%) Investment Banking
3 23 (33.33%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) Front Office
5 5 (7.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.90%) Advertising
6 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.09%) Django
2 6 (8.70%) HTML
2 6 (8.70%) CSS
3 5 (7.25%) SciPy
3 5 (7.25%) NumPy
4 4 (5.80%) Twisted
4 4 (5.80%) REST
4 4 (5.80%) Web Services
4 4 (5.80%) RESTful
5 3 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.35%) Pandas
6 2 (2.90%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (2.90%) PyQt
6 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.90%) Sass
6 2 (2.90%) SOAP
6 2 (2.90%) STL
6 2 (2.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Derivative
2 7 (10.14%) Algorithms
2 7 (10.14%) Open Source
2 7 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.25%) Credit Risk
3 5 (7.25%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.25%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (5.80%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.35%) Equities
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (2.90%) Social Network
6 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.90%) Physics
6 2 (2.90%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.45%) Animation
7 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) UNIX
3 6 (8.70%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.90%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) VMS
6 1 (1.45%) Fedora
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) OO
3 14 (20.29%) TDD
4 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
4 8 (11.59%) Analytics
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) BDD
6 5 (7.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (7.25%) CQRS
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.80%) Kanban
7 4 (5.80%) Refactoring
7 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.35%) OOD
8 3 (4.35%) Scrum
9 2 (2.90%) DevOps
9 2 (2.90%) Data Analytics
9 2 (2.90%) User Stories
9 2 (2.90%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (46.38%) C++
3 24 (34.78%) Java
4 18 (26.09%) C#
5 11 (15.94%) SQL
6 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.59%) Scala
8 4 (5.80%) C
9 3 (4.35%) VBA
9 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.90%) Perl
10 2 (2.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.90%) R
10 2 (2.90%) Erlang
11 1 (1.45%) Haskell
11 1 (1.45%) Ruby
11 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) 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 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (1.45%) Sybase
2 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.45%) Facebook
2 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
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