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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 13 35 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +36
Contract jobs citing Python 323 170 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.16% 4.90% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.39% 10.20% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 145 135
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £690 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
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
1666 1666 2565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.42% 48.04% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1404 2082
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £19.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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.

1 252 (42.14%) DevOps
2 242 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (39.46%) Linux
4 223 (37.29%) Java
5 174 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
6 172 (28.76%) Finance
7 162 (27.09%) Continuous Integration
8 155 (25.92%) Puppet
9 122 (20.40%) SQL
10 120 (20.07%) Ruby
10 120 (20.07%) Jenkins
11 114 (19.06%) TDD
12 112 (18.73%) Ansible
13 110 (18.39%) Banking
14 104 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
15 102 (17.06%) High Availability
16 97 (16.22%) Perl
17 96 (16.05%) Hadoop
18 92 (15.38%) Unix
19 87 (14.55%) Bash Shell
20 80 (13.38%) Big Data
21 79 (13.21%) Apache Spark
22 74 (12.37%) Docker
23 71 (11.87%) Scala
23 71 (11.87%) Git (software)
24 70 (11.71%) R
25 69 (11.54%) C++
26 67 (11.20%) JavaScript
26 67 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
27 62 (10.37%) Oracle

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 79 (13.21%) Apache Spark
2 49 (8.19%) Apache
3 39 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (3.18%) Confluence
5 16 (2.68%) nginx
6 15 (2.51%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.34%) Apache Pig
8 13 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.84%) CMS
10 7 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.00%) JBoss
11 6 (1.00%) SAS
12 4 (0.67%) Drupal
12 4 (0.67%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.67%) WordPress
13 3 (0.50%) IPython
13 3 (0.50%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.50%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.67%) SPSS
3 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.17%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) RMDS
1 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Documaker
2 2 (0.33%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (0.33%) Relativity
2 2 (0.33%) Ringtail
2 2 (0.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 174 (29.10%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (11.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (7.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 22 (3.68%) GitHub
5 18 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (1.67%) IaaS
9 9 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (1.00%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.00%) SaaS
11 4 (0.67%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.33%) G Suite
12 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.33%) PaaS
13 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.17%) Boomi
13 1 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.53%) HTTP
2 30 (5.02%) MQTT
2 30 (5.02%) RTSP
3 20 (3.34%) DNS
3 20 (3.34%) Firewall
4 15 (2.51%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.34%) VPN
6 13 (2.17%) LDAP
7 11 (1.84%) SSL
8 9 (1.51%) FTP
8 9 (1.51%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.51%) LAN
9 8 (1.34%) Network Security
10 7 (1.17%) WAN
11 5 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.67%) Internet
12 4 (0.67%) Wireless
13 3 (0.50%) ICMP
14 2 (0.33%) DWDM
14 2 (0.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (16.05%) Hadoop
2 80 (13.38%) Big Data
3 51 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (8.19%) NoSQL
5 42 (7.02%) MongoDB
6 41 (6.86%) MySQL
6 41 (6.86%) Relational Database
7 40 (6.69%) Apache Hive
8 35 (5.85%) SQL Server
9 28 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.84%) DB2
11 15 (2.51%) HBase
12 13 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.84%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.67%) Redis
15 9 (1.51%) Sqoop
16 7 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.17%) Impala
17 6 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 120 (20.07%) Jenkins
2 71 (11.87%) Git (software)
3 48 (8.03%) JIRA
4 24 (4.01%) Hudson
5 16 (2.68%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.67%) Maven
6 10 (1.67%) Vagrant
7 9 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.51%) Selenium
7 9 (1.51%) Subversion
8 8 (1.34%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.17%) FishEye
9 7 (1.17%) Gradle
10 6 (1.00%) Ant
10 6 (1.00%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.84%) JUnit
11 5 (0.84%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 172 (28.76%) Finance
2 110 (18.39%) Banking
3 42 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 40 (6.69%) Financial Institution
5 28 (4.68%) Front Office
6 21 (3.51%) Retail
7 20 (3.34%) Marketing
8 13 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.67%) Legal
10 9 (1.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.67%) Electronics
11 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.50%) Billing
12 3 (0.50%) Games
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 212 (35.45%) Developer
2 159 (26.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (15.38%) Python Developer
4 64 (10.70%) Linux Engineer
4 64 (10.70%) Senior Developer
5 60 (10.03%) AWS Engineer
6 59 (9.87%) AWS DevOps
7 58 (9.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 51 (8.53%) Java Developer
9 40 (6.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 40 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 36 (6.02%) Analyst
11 32 (5.35%) Data Engineer
12 25 (4.18%) Architect
13 21 (3.51%) Big Data Engineer
13 21 (3.51%) Data Scientist
14 20 (3.34%) Java Engineer
14 20 (3.34%) Senior DevOps
14 20 (3.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 18 (3.01%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (10.37%) Kafka
2 56 (9.36%) HTML
2 56 (9.36%) JSON
3 44 (7.36%) Django
4 43 (7.19%) Web Services
5 36 (6.02%) CSS
6 33 (5.52%) Protocol Buffers
7 30 (5.02%) AngularJS
8 26 (4.35%) HTML5
8 26 (4.35%) REST
9 24 (4.01%) RabbitMQ
9 24 (4.01%) XML
10 22 (3.68%) Akka
11 21 (3.51%) .NET
11 21 (3.51%) Flask
12 19 (3.18%) jQuery
12 19 (3.18%) Node.js
13 17 (2.84%) CSS3
14 13 (2.17%) Pandas
15 11 (1.84%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.53%) Public Cloud
3 37 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.02%) Video on Demand
5 25 (4.18%) Hedge funds
6 23 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 23 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 22 (3.68%) Statistics
8 21 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (3.51%) Mathematics
9 20 (3.34%) Clustering
10 16 (2.68%) Fixed Income
11 15 (2.51%) Data Structures
12 14 (2.34%) Management Information System
12 14 (2.34%) Streaming Video
13 13 (2.17%) Data Centre
14 12 (2.01%) Derivative
14 12 (2.01%) User Experience
15 10 (1.67%) Equities
16 7 (1.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 236 (39.46%) Linux
2 92 (15.38%) Unix
3 40 (6.69%) Windows
4 26 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (3.68%) Ubuntu
6 20 (3.34%) CentOS
7 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.84%) Android
9 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.33%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (42.14%) DevOps
2 242 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (27.09%) Continuous Integration
4 114 (19.06%) TDD
5 102 (17.06%) High Availability
6 61 (10.20%) BDD
6 61 (10.20%) Open Source
7 60 (10.03%) Configuration Management
8 53 (8.86%) Continuous Deployment
9 52 (8.70%) Pair Programming
10 42 (7.02%) Microservices
11 40 (6.69%) Analytics
11 40 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (6.35%) Scrum
13 35 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (5.69%) OO
15 33 (5.52%) Migration
16 29 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 27 (4.52%) Data Migration
17 27 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 223 (37.29%) Java
2 122 (20.40%) SQL
3 120 (20.07%) Ruby
4 97 (16.22%) Perl
5 87 (14.55%) Bash Shell
6 71 (11.87%) Scala
7 70 (11.71%) R
8 69 (11.54%) C++
9 67 (11.20%) JavaScript
10 51 (8.53%) C
11 38 (6.35%) PHP
12 36 (6.02%) Shell Script
13 30 (5.02%) C#
14 27 (4.52%) Go
14 27 (4.52%) PowerShell
15 13 (2.17%) Jython
16 11 (1.84%) Clojure
16 11 (1.84%) MATLAB
17 10 (1.67%) Groovy
17 10 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (8.03%) Degree
2 14 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.84%) PhD
4 9 (1.51%) CISSP
5 8 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.17%) CISM
7 5 (0.84%) CISA
7 5 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.67%) CCNP
8 4 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.50%) ISEB
9 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.33%) CCIE
10 2 (0.33%) CCNA
10 2 (0.33%) RHCE
10 2 (0.33%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.17%) GIAC
11 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.51%) PCI DSS
2 19 (3.18%) Data Quality
3 18 (3.01%) QA
4 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.33%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 74 (12.37%) Docker
2 19 (3.18%) GlusterFS
2 19 (3.18%) HDFS
2 19 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.01%) GFS2
3 18 (3.01%) OCFS2
4 17 (2.84%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.67%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.50%) Xen
7 2 (0.33%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.33%) oVirt
7 2 (0.33%) Snort
7 2 (0.33%) XenApp
7 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) Ceph
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 155 (25.92%) Puppet
2 112 (18.73%) Ansible
3 104 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (5.52%) Terraform
5 14 (2.34%) CFEngine
5 14 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
5 14 (2.34%) SELinux
6 13 (2.17%) Salt
7 12 (2.01%) Hadoop YARN
7 12 (2.01%) Packer
8 11 (1.84%) Kubernetes
9 9 (1.51%) Grafana
9 9 (1.51%) logstash
10 8 (1.34%) Nagios
11 6 (1.00%) Oracle ZFS
12 5 (0.84%) SCCM
13 4 (0.67%) Control-M
13 4 (0.67%) Kibana
13 4 (0.67%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 62 (10.37%) Oracle
2 35 (5.85%) Atlassian
3 26 (4.35%) VMware
4 24 (4.01%) Splunk
5 20 (3.34%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.34%) Teradata
6 18 (3.01%) Cisco
6 18 (3.01%) Google
6 18 (3.01%) Sybase
7 16 (2.68%) Netezza
8 15 (2.51%) Microsoft
9 13 (2.17%) Tableau
10 12 (2.01%) Rackspace
11 10 (1.67%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.67%) SaltStack
12 9 (1.51%) Cloudera
13 8 (1.34%) Hortonworks
13 8 (1.34%) HP
13 8 (1.34%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.17%) Fortinet
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