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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 173 162 191
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 23 40 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.60% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.64% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £588 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £311 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 53 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) C++
4 20 (37.74%) Banking
5 19 (35.85%) Java
6 17 (32.08%) Investment Banking
7 15 (28.30%) OO
8 14 (26.42%) Linux
9 13 (24.53%) Front Office
9 13 (24.53%) Django
10 11 (20.75%) Finance
11 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.87%) C#
11 10 (18.87%) Derivative
12 9 (16.98%) HTML
12 9 (16.98%) SQL
12 9 (16.98%) CSS
13 7 (13.21%) TDD
13 7 (13.21%) Fixed Income
13 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
13 7 (13.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (11.32%) Equities
14 6 (11.32%) OOP
14 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (9.43%) UNIX
15 5 (9.43%) Scrum
15 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
15 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
16 4 (7.55%) Analytics
16 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (1.89%) CMS
1 1 (1.89%) nginx
1 1 (1.89%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Maya
1 1 (1.89%) Houdini
1 1 (1.89%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) KDB
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) ObjectStore
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.66%) JUnit
2 3 (5.66%) jMock
3 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Grunt
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (37.74%) Banking
2 17 (32.08%) Investment Banking
3 13 (24.53%) Front Office
4 11 (20.75%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Django
2 9 (16.98%) HTML
2 9 (16.98%) CSS
3 4 (7.55%) .NET
4 3 (5.66%) REST
5 2 (3.77%) RESTful
5 2 (3.77%) SOAP
5 2 (3.77%) XML
5 2 (3.77%) PyQt
5 2 (3.77%) Celery
6 1 (1.89%) LAMP
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.89%) CherryPy
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) SciPy
6 1 (1.89%) NumPy
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Derivative
2 7 (13.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (13.21%) Fixed Income
3 6 (11.32%) Equities
3 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
5 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk
6 3 (5.66%) Blog
7 2 (3.77%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.89%) Animation
8 1 (1.89%) Social Media
8 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) UNIX
3 4 (7.55%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.66%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Debian
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) OO
3 7 (13.21%) TDD
3 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.32%) OOP
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum
6 4 (7.55%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Refactoring
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) OOD
8 2 (3.77%) Data Management
8 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps
9 1 (1.89%) Line Management
9 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (39.62%) C++
3 19 (35.85%) Java
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) C#
5 9 (16.98%) SQL
6 4 (7.55%) VBA
6 4 (7.55%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) Haskell
8 1 (1.89%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) R
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) StatsD
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Graphite
2 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle
1 1 (1.89%) Sybase
1 1 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (1.89%) Facebook
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