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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
London / City of London
Rank 25 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 186 134 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.41% 4.18% 3.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.31% 9.22% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 113 161
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £28.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%

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
1397 1454 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.14% 45.31% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 1214 1901
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017, 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.

1 214 (40.76%) Java
2 200 (38.10%) DevOps
3 190 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (35.43%) Linux
5 141 (26.86%) Finance
6 139 (26.48%) Amazon AWS
7 128 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (22.48%) Hadoop
9 115 (21.90%) SQL
10 108 (20.57%) Puppet
11 106 (20.19%) Banking
12 104 (19.81%) Big Data
13 94 (17.90%) Apache Spark
14 91 (17.33%) Jenkins
15 90 (17.14%) TDD
16 88 (16.76%) Perl
17 86 (16.38%) Ansible
18 81 (15.43%) Bash Shell
19 78 (14.86%) High Availability
20 76 (14.48%) Scala
21 75 (14.29%) Ruby
22 71 (13.52%) R
23 69 (13.14%) Kafka
24 67 (12.76%) Git (software)
24 67 (12.76%) Unix
25 66 (12.57%) C++
26 61 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
27 60 (11.43%) Docker
28 57 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
29 52 (9.90%) Apache Hive

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 94 (17.90%) Apache Spark
2 40 (7.62%) Apache
3 27 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (3.43%) Apache Pig
4 18 (3.43%) Confluence
5 8 (1.52%) nginx
5 8 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.33%) CMS
6 7 (1.33%) Jupyter
7 6 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.95%) SAS
9 3 (0.57%) IPython
9 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.57%) WordPress
10 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.38%) Drupal
10 2 (0.38%) JBoss
10 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (0.76%) SPSS
2 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.19%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Magento
2 2 (0.38%) Relativity
2 2 (0.38%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.38%) RMDS
2 2 (0.38%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 139 (26.48%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (5.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (3.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (2.86%) GitHub
6 8 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (1.52%) IaaS
6 8 (1.52%) SaaS
7 7 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.76%) PaaS
10 2 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.38%) Datadog
10 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.38%) Route 53
11 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.48%) HTTP
2 26 (4.95%) MQTT
2 26 (4.95%) RTSP
3 19 (3.62%) Firewall
4 16 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.10%) DNS
6 8 (1.52%) SSL
7 7 (1.33%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.14%) FTP
8 6 (1.14%) Internet
8 6 (1.14%) Network Security
9 5 (0.95%) LDAP
9 5 (0.95%) VPN
10 3 (0.57%) AMQP
10 3 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.57%) LAN
10 3 (0.57%) Multicast
10 3 (0.57%) SAN
11 2 (0.38%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (22.48%) Hadoop
2 104 (19.81%) Big Data
3 52 (9.90%) Apache Hive
4 49 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (8.19%) NoSQL
6 42 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 31 (5.90%) MySQL
8 25 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 22 (4.19%) SQL Server
10 20 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.62%) DB2
12 18 (3.43%) HBase
13 16 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (2.29%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.90%) Redis
15 10 (1.90%) Sqoop
16 9 (1.71%) Data Lake
16 9 (1.71%) Impala
16 9 (1.71%) MariaDB
17 8 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 91 (17.33%) Jenkins
2 67 (12.76%) Git (software)
3 41 (7.81%) JIRA
4 12 (2.29%) Subversion
4 12 (2.29%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.10%) Bitbucket
5 11 (2.10%) Hudson
6 8 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (1.33%) Maven
8 6 (1.14%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.95%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.76%) Gradle
10 4 (0.76%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.57%) Ant
11 3 (0.57%) Build Forge
11 3 (0.57%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.57%) ERwin
11 3 (0.57%) Mocha
11 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 141 (26.86%) Finance
2 106 (20.19%) Banking
3 49 (9.33%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.14%) Front Office
5 25 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 17 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.05%) Marketing
8 10 (1.90%) Retail
9 6 (1.14%) Advertising
10 5 (0.95%) Electronics
10 5 (0.95%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.57%) Legal
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (36.38%) Developer
2 126 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (15.43%) Python Developer
4 48 (9.14%) AWS Engineer
4 48 (9.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 46 (8.76%) AWS DevOps
6 40 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 39 (7.43%) Java Developer
8 38 (7.24%) Data Engineer
9 37 (7.05%) Linux Engineer
10 33 (6.29%) Analyst
11 32 (6.10%) Data Scientist
12 30 (5.71%) Big Data Engineer
13 28 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (5.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 26 (4.95%) Java Engineer
16 20 (3.81%) Administrator
17 19 (3.62%) Data Analyst
18 18 (3.43%) Django Developer
18 18 (3.43%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (13.14%) Kafka
2 49 (9.33%) JSON
3 43 (8.19%) HTML
4 35 (6.67%) Django
5 34 (6.48%) CSS
6 31 (5.90%) Protocol Buffers
7 30 (5.71%) Web Services
8 24 (4.57%) .NET
8 24 (4.57%) REST
9 23 (4.38%) Akka
10 20 (3.81%) AngularJS
10 20 (3.81%) Pandas
11 18 (3.43%) jQuery
11 18 (3.43%) XML
12 16 (3.05%) NumPy
13 15 (2.86%) Node.js
14 14 (2.67%) Flask
14 14 (2.67%) LAMP
14 14 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (2.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.19%) Public Cloud
3 35 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.95%) Algorithms
4 26 (4.95%) Video on Demand
5 15 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 15 (2.86%) Fintech
6 12 (2.29%) Streaming Video
7 11 (2.10%) Clustering
7 11 (2.10%) Derivative
7 11 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.90%) Equities
9 8 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.52%) User Experience
10 7 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.33%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.95%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 186 (35.43%) Linux
2 67 (12.76%) Unix
3 35 (6.67%) Windows
4 29 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (4.57%) CentOS
6 9 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.52%) Android
7 8 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.76%) Solaris
8 4 (0.76%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.19%) SUSE
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (38.10%) DevOps
2 190 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (17.14%) TDD
5 78 (14.86%) High Availability
6 50 (9.52%) Open Source
7 48 (9.14%) Pair Programming
8 46 (8.76%) Analytics
9 45 (8.57%) Configuration Management
10 43 (8.19%) Microservices
11 39 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (6.86%) Data Modelling
13 33 (6.29%) Continuous Deployment
13 33 (6.29%) OO
14 32 (6.10%) BDD
15 31 (5.90%) Machine Learning
16 28 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (5.14%) Data Management
17 27 (5.14%) Statistics
18 26 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 214 (40.76%) Java
2 115 (21.90%) SQL
3 88 (16.76%) Perl
4 81 (15.43%) Bash Shell
5 76 (14.48%) Scala
6 75 (14.29%) Ruby
7 71 (13.52%) R
8 66 (12.57%) C++
9 51 (9.71%) C
9 51 (9.71%) JavaScript
10 29 (5.52%) PHP
11 22 (4.19%) C#
12 20 (3.81%) Go
13 19 (3.62%) Shell Script
14 16 (3.05%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.52%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.14%) Groovy
17 5 (0.95%) VBA
18 4 (0.76%) Clojure
18 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (8.38%) Degree
2 15 (2.86%) PhD
3 9 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.95%) CISSP
4 5 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.57%) CCNP
6 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.38%) CCIE
7 2 (0.38%) CISA
7 2 (0.38%) CISM
7 2 (0.38%) GIAC
7 2 (0.38%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.38%) RHCE
7 2 (0.38%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.19%) CEH
8 1 (0.19%) CFA
8 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.19%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.81%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.48%) QA
4 2 (0.38%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (11.43%) Docker
2 21 (4.00%) HDFS
3 14 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.52%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.95%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.76%) GFS2
6 4 (0.76%) OCFS2
7 2 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) Ceph
8 1 (0.19%) GPFS
8 1 (0.19%) LXC
8 1 (0.19%) oVirt
8 1 (0.19%) vCloud
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Xen
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (20.57%) Puppet
2 86 (16.38%) Ansible
3 61 (11.62%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (4.38%) Terraform
5 16 (3.05%) Hadoop YARN
6 9 (1.71%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.52%) Grafana
8 7 (1.33%) logstash
8 7 (1.33%) Nagios
9 6 (1.14%) Salt
10 5 (0.95%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.95%) Graphite
10 5 (0.95%) Mesos
11 4 (0.76%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.76%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.76%) Oozie
11 4 (0.76%) Packer
11 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 4 (0.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 36 (6.86%) Oracle
2 27 (5.14%) Red Hat
3 25 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 21 (4.00%) Tableau
4 21 (4.00%) Teradata
5 19 (3.62%) Sybase
5 19 (3.62%) VMware
6 17 (3.24%) Netezza
7 14 (2.67%) Splunk
8 13 (2.48%) Hortonworks
9 11 (2.10%) Cisco
9 11 (2.10%) Google
9 11 (2.10%) Microsoft
10 10 (1.90%) Cloudera
11 8 (1.52%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.33%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.33%) SAP
12 7 (1.33%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.95%) F5
14 4 (0.76%) New Relic
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + None
Posted: Yesterday
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Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + None
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
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Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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