The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 30 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 218 224 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.41% 3.78% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.93% 8.48% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 184 168
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +30.83%
Python
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1686 2640 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.57% 44.60% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 2175 1900
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.29 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.68% -21.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Python
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 across the City of London region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the City of London region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Python.

1 212 (51.46%) Linux
2 145 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (34.71%) DevOps
4 136 (33.01%) Finance
5 134 (32.52%) Puppet
6 128 (31.07%) Java
7 111 (26.94%) Ruby
8 101 (24.51%) Unix
9 99 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
10 96 (23.30%) Perl
11 95 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
12 91 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
13 82 (19.90%) Jenkins
14 79 (19.17%) Bash Shell
14 79 (19.17%) SQL
15 76 (18.45%) Ansible
16 59 (14.32%) Oracle
17 56 (13.59%) JavaScript
17 56 (13.59%) Open Source
18 55 (13.35%) Docker
18 55 (13.35%) Banking
19 52 (12.62%) Configuration Management
20 51 (12.38%) Git (software)
21 48 (11.65%) TDD
22 47 (11.41%) HTML
23 41 (9.95%) AngularJS
24 39 (9.47%) High Availability
24 39 (9.47%) C++
25 38 (9.22%) Windows
25 38 (9.22%) Django

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (6.80%) Apache
2 16 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.64%) OpenStack
3 15 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.40%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (2.67%) Confluence
6 11 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.43%) nginx
8 8 (1.94%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.94%) CMS
9 6 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.21%) IIS
11 4 (0.97%) JBoss
12 3 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.73%) Drupal
12 3 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.49%) CloudStack
Applications
1 8 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.97%) MS Office
3 4 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.49%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) Documaker
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.24%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 99 (24.03%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.46%) Google App Engine
5 6 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.21%) GitHub
7 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.73%) IaaS
7 3 (0.73%) Lucidchart
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.49%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.49%) Route 53
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.04%) DNS
2 27 (6.55%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.61%) Firewall
4 17 (4.13%) HTTP
5 13 (3.16%) SSL
6 12 (2.91%) LAN
6 12 (2.91%) SAN
7 11 (2.67%) LDAP
7 11 (2.67%) VPN
7 11 (2.67%) WAN
8 5 (1.21%) Internet
8 5 (1.21%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.97%) DHCP
9 4 (0.97%) FTP
9 4 (0.97%) ICMP
9 4 (0.97%) NAS
9 4 (0.97%) Network Security
10 3 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.73%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.98%) MongoDB
2 35 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.01%) MySQL
4 27 (6.55%) Big Data
5 26 (6.31%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (6.07%) Hadoop
7 24 (5.83%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.13%) Oracle Database
9 15 (3.64%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.16%) Apache Hive
11 11 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.18%) DB2
13 7 (1.70%) Redis
14 6 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.46%) HBase
14 6 (1.46%) QlikView
15 4 (0.97%) KDB
Development Applications
1 82 (19.90%) Jenkins
2 51 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.04%) JIRA
4 19 (4.61%) Hudson
5 18 (4.37%) TeamCity
6 17 (4.13%) Artifactory
7 13 (3.16%) Selenium
8 12 (2.91%) Maven
8 12 (2.91%) Subversion
9 10 (2.43%) Vagrant
10 8 (1.94%) JBehave
10 8 (1.94%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.70%) JUnit
11 7 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.46%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.46%) Gradle
12 6 (1.46%) Grunt
13 5 (1.21%) GitLab
13 5 (1.21%) GoCD
General
1 136 (33.01%) Finance
2 55 (13.35%) Banking
3 23 (5.58%) Front Office
4 17 (4.13%) Financial Institution
4 17 (4.13%) Retail
5 14 (3.40%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.40%) Marketing
6 8 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.21%) Legal
8 4 (0.97%) Advertising
9 3 (0.73%) Back Office
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
9 3 (0.73%) Electronics
9 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.73%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.49%) French Language
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
10 2 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.24%) Latvian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Lithuanian Language
Job Titles
1 147 (35.68%) Developer
2 103 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (14.08%) Python Developer
4 47 (11.41%) Linux Engineer
5 36 (8.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 35 (8.50%) Senior Developer
7 25 (6.07%) Java Developer
8 24 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
8 24 (5.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.34%) AWS DevOps
10 18 (4.37%) Analyst
11 16 (3.88%) Java Engineer
11 16 (3.88%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
14 13 (3.16%) Senior DevOps
15 12 (2.91%) Administrator
15 12 (2.91%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 12 (2.91%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.41%) HTML
2 41 (9.95%) AngularJS
3 38 (9.22%) Django
4 37 (8.98%) CSS
5 28 (6.80%) HTML5
6 27 (6.55%) Web Services
7 20 (4.85%) CSS3
7 20 (4.85%) Flask
8 19 (4.61%) REST
9 17 (4.13%) jQuery
10 16 (3.88%) Node.js
11 15 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (3.16%) XML
13 10 (2.43%) Spring
14 9 (2.18%) .NET
15 8 (1.94%) Grails
15 8 (1.94%) JRuby
15 8 (1.94%) LAMP
15 8 (1.94%) SOAP
15 8 (1.94%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.58%) Hedge funds
2 22 (5.34%) Clustering
3 21 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.85%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (3.88%) Public Cloud
7 14 (3.40%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.91%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.91%) Fintech
8 12 (2.91%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.67%) Derivative
10 9 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.18%) Visualisation
11 7 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.46%) Equities
12 6 (1.46%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.46%) User Experience
13 5 (1.21%) Replication
13 5 (1.21%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 212 (51.46%) Linux
2 101 (24.51%) Unix
3 38 (9.22%) Windows
4 29 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.37%) Ubuntu
6 11 (2.67%) AIX
6 11 (2.67%) Solaris
6 11 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.43%) CentOS
8 5 (1.21%) Debian
9 4 (0.97%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.73%) Android
10 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (34.71%) DevOps
3 95 (23.06%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (13.59%) Open Source
5 52 (12.62%) Configuration Management
6 48 (11.65%) TDD
7 39 (9.47%) High Availability
8 32 (7.77%) Continuous Delivery
9 30 (7.28%) BDD
10 28 (6.80%) Scrum
11 26 (6.31%) ITIL
12 22 (5.34%) E-Commerce
13 20 (4.85%) Migration
14 19 (4.61%) Analytics
15 17 (4.13%) Service Delivery
15 17 (4.13%) Software Delivery
16 16 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (3.64%) OO
17 15 (3.64%) Release Management
17 15 (3.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 128 (31.07%) Java
2 111 (26.94%) Ruby
3 96 (23.30%) Perl
4 79 (19.17%) Bash Shell
4 79 (19.17%) SQL
5 56 (13.59%) JavaScript
6 39 (9.47%) C++
7 32 (7.77%) Scala
8 31 (7.52%) Shell Script
9 30 (7.28%) C#
9 30 (7.28%) PowerShell
10 25 (6.07%) Go
11 24 (5.83%) PHP
12 20 (4.85%) C
12 20 (4.85%) PL/SQL
13 19 (4.61%) R
14 12 (2.91%) Jython
15 9 (2.18%) Clojure
16 8 (1.94%) Groovy
16 8 (1.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (4.13%) Degree
2 14 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.70%) CISSP
3 7 (1.70%) ISEB
3 7 (1.70%) PhD
3 7 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.21%) CISM
4 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.21%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.73%) CCNA
6 3 (0.73%) CISA
7 2 (0.49%) CCNP
7 2 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.49%) MCSE
7 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.49%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.40%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (13.35%) Docker
2 17 (4.13%) GlusterFS
3 15 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.40%) GFS2
4 14 (3.40%) OCFS2
5 13 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.21%) KVM
8 5 (1.21%) Xen
9 4 (0.97%) HDFS
9 4 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.97%) vSphere
10 3 (0.73%) Ceph
10 3 (0.73%) etcd
10 3 (0.73%) flannel
10 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.73%) RHEV
10 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 134 (32.52%) Puppet
2 91 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (18.45%) Ansible
4 22 (5.34%) Terraform
5 17 (4.13%) Kubernetes
6 14 (3.40%) Packer
7 11 (2.67%) Control-M
8 10 (2.43%) BladeLogic
8 10 (2.43%) CFEngine
8 10 (2.43%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (2.43%) SELinux
9 7 (1.70%) logstash
9 7 (1.70%) Nagios
9 7 (1.70%) Salt
10 6 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (1.21%) Cobbler
11 5 (1.21%) SCCM
12 4 (0.97%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.97%) Mesos
12 4 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (14.32%) Oracle
2 30 (7.28%) Atlassian
3 28 (6.80%) Red Hat
4 24 (5.83%) VMware
5 20 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 18 (4.37%) Google
6 18 (4.37%) Splunk
7 12 (2.91%) HP
8 11 (2.67%) Cisco
9 9 (2.18%) Sybase
10 8 (1.94%) IBM
10 8 (1.94%) TOWER Software
10 8 (1.94%) Veritas
11 7 (1.70%) Tableau
12 6 (1.46%) BMC
12 6 (1.46%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.46%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.46%) Teradata
13 5 (1.21%) Apple
13 5 (1.21%) SAP
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