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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 60 55
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 195 179 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.82% 3.18% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 7.58% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 134 160
Median daily rate £475 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £48.26 £21.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +31.66%
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
1611 2362 2529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.05% 41.92% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1376 1909 1992
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £46.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 171 (52.13%) Linux
2 117 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (34.45%) Java
4 102 (31.10%) DevOps
5 97 (29.57%) Finance
6 92 (28.05%) Puppet
7 86 (26.22%) Perl
8 85 (25.91%) Unix
9 80 (24.39%) Ruby
10 79 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
11 78 (23.78%) Bash Shell
12 69 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
14 59 (17.99%) Jenkins
14 59 (17.99%) SQL
15 53 (16.16%) Ansible
16 46 (14.02%) JavaScript
17 45 (13.72%) Oracle
17 45 (13.72%) Windows
18 42 (12.80%) Git (software)
19 41 (12.50%) Docker
20 39 (11.89%) C++
20 39 (11.89%) Configuration Management
21 38 (11.59%) HTML
22 37 (11.28%) TDD
22 37 (11.28%) Open Source
23 32 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
23 32 (9.76%) Banking
23 32 (9.76%) VMware
24 31 (9.45%) MongoDB

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 22 (6.71%) Apache
2 15 (4.57%) WebSphere
3 14 (4.27%) Node.js
4 13 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.66%) Apache Spark
6 11 (3.35%) OpenStack
6 11 (3.35%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.44%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.83%) nginx
8 6 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.52%) CMS
10 4 (1.22%) IIS
10 4 (1.22%) JBoss
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.91%) Confluence
11 3 (0.91%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.91%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) SPSS
4 1 (0.30%) HipChat
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.61%) Endur
2 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.30%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 79 (24.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.83%) GitHub
4 6 (1.83%) Google App Engine
5 4 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.91%) IaaS
6 3 (0.91%) Lucidchart
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.61%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.61%) PaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Route 53
8 1 (0.30%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 19 (5.79%) DNS
3 17 (5.18%) Firewall
4 16 (4.88%) HTTP
5 12 (3.66%) SAN
6 11 (3.35%) LAN
6 11 (3.35%) LDAP
7 10 (3.05%) WAN
8 8 (2.44%) SSL
9 6 (1.83%) Internet
10 5 (1.52%) VPN
11 4 (1.22%) DHCP
11 4 (1.22%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.22%) NAS
12 3 (0.91%) FTP
12 3 (0.91%) IPsec
12 3 (0.91%) Network Security
13 2 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.61%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.61%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.45%) MongoDB
1 31 (9.45%) NoSQL
2 27 (8.23%) MySQL
3 24 (7.32%) Big Data
3 24 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 24 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 22 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (4.57%) Apache Hive
6 14 (4.27%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.35%) DB2
8 9 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.44%) Redis
10 7 (2.13%) HBase
11 5 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.91%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (17.99%) Jenkins
2 42 (12.80%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.18%) JIRA
4 15 (4.57%) Hudson
5 13 (3.96%) Artifactory
5 13 (3.96%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.35%) Maven
7 8 (2.44%) Selenium
7 8 (2.44%) Subversion
8 7 (2.13%) GitLab
8 7 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.83%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.83%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.52%) Ant
10 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.52%) Gerrit
10 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.22%) JUnit
11 4 (1.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 97 (29.57%) Finance
2 32 (9.76%) Banking
3 24 (7.32%) Front Office
4 12 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.05%) Retail
6 8 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.44%) Marketing
7 7 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.91%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.61%) Advertising
9 2 (0.61%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) French Language
9 2 (0.61%) German Language
9 2 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 119 (36.28%) Developer
2 74 (22.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (14.02%) Python Developer
4 30 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (6.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 19 (5.79%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
8 16 (4.88%) Analyst
9 15 (4.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 14 (4.27%) Administrator
11 13 (3.96%) Automation Engineer
12 12 (3.66%) Java Engineer
13 11 (3.35%) Senior Developer
14 10 (3.05%) C++ Developer
14 10 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
14 10 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (2.74%) Data Scientist
16 8 (2.44%) Big Data Developer
16 8 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
16 8 (2.44%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.59%) HTML
2 29 (8.84%) CSS
3 27 (8.23%) Django
4 23 (7.01%) AngularJS
5 22 (6.71%) Web Services
6 20 (6.10%) HTML5
7 19 (5.79%) REST
8 14 (4.27%) jQuery
9 13 (3.96%) CSS3
9 13 (3.96%) Flask
9 13 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (3.66%) .NET
11 9 (2.74%) LAMP
11 9 (2.74%) XML
12 8 (2.44%) JSON
12 8 (2.44%) SOAP
12 8 (2.44%) Spring
13 7 (2.13%) React
13 7 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.88%) Clustering
1 16 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (4.27%) Public Cloud
4 13 (3.96%) Hedge funds
5 12 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.66%) Fintech
6 11 (3.35%) Derivative
7 9 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.74%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.44%) Visualisation
9 7 (2.13%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.83%) Statistics
11 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.52%) Replication
12 4 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 171 (52.13%) Linux
2 85 (25.91%) Unix
3 45 (13.72%) Windows
4 26 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.27%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.35%) AIX
6 11 (3.35%) CentOS
6 11 (3.35%) Solaris
6 11 (3.35%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.52%) Debian
8 4 (1.22%) CoreOS
8 4 (1.22%) VMS
8 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.91%) Android
9 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.91%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.61%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (31.10%) DevOps
3 69 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (11.89%) Configuration Management
5 37 (11.28%) Open Source
5 37 (11.28%) TDD
6 32 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (7.32%) High Availability
7 24 (7.32%) ITIL
8 23 (7.01%) Scrum
9 21 (6.40%) Analytics
9 21 (6.40%) BDD
10 18 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.49%) Software Engineering
11 17 (5.18%) Migration
12 14 (4.27%) OO
13 12 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.66%) Software Delivery
13 12 (3.66%) Web Operations
14 11 (3.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.45%) Java
2 86 (26.22%) Perl
3 80 (24.39%) Ruby
4 78 (23.78%) Bash Shell
5 59 (17.99%) SQL
6 46 (14.02%) JavaScript
7 39 (11.89%) C++
8 27 (8.23%) Scala
9 25 (7.62%) C#
10 24 (7.32%) PHP
10 24 (7.32%) PowerShell
11 22 (6.71%) Shell Script
12 17 (5.18%) C
12 17 (5.18%) Go
13 15 (4.57%) R
14 7 (2.13%) Clojure
14 7 (2.13%) MATLAB
14 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.83%) Groovy
16 5 (1.52%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (5.18%) Degree
2 12 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.83%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.83%) ISEB
3 6 (1.83%) PhD
4 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CCNA
6 2 (0.61%) CEH
6 2 (0.61%) CISSP
6 2 (0.61%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.61%) MCSE
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.61%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.44%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (12.50%) Docker
2 18 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.27%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.44%) KVM
6 7 (2.13%) vSphere
7 6 (1.83%) GlusterFS
7 6 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.52%) HDFS
8 5 (1.52%) vCloud
9 4 (1.22%) GFS2
9 4 (1.22%) OCFS2
9 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.91%) NFS
10 3 (0.91%) RHEV
10 3 (0.91%) Xen
11 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.61%) Squid
11 2 (0.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 92 (28.05%) Puppet
2 62 (18.90%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (16.16%) Ansible
4 13 (3.96%) Kubernetes
5 10 (3.05%) Terraform
6 9 (2.74%) Packer
7 6 (1.83%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.83%) Control-M
8 5 (1.52%) Cobbler
8 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.52%) logstash
8 5 (1.52%) Mesos
8 5 (1.52%) Nagios
9 4 (1.22%) Ambari
9 4 (1.22%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.22%) Salt
9 4 (1.22%) SELinux
9 4 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.91%) SCCM
10 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (13.72%) Oracle
2 32 (9.76%) VMware
3 28 (8.54%) Red Hat
4 15 (4.57%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.27%) Atlassian
5 14 (4.27%) Google
6 12 (3.66%) Sybase
7 10 (3.05%) HP
7 10 (3.05%) Splunk
8 9 (2.74%) Cisco
9 8 (2.44%) IBM
9 8 (2.44%) Tableau
9 8 (2.44%) TOWER Software
9 8 (2.44%) Veritas
10 5 (1.52%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.52%) BMC
10 5 (1.52%) Netezza
10 5 (1.52%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.52%) Teradata
11 4 (1.22%) TIBCO
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago