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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Python 209 202 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.17% 3.52% 3.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.74% 8.17% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 161 176
Median daily rate £475 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £340 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 £21.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
1640 2471 2490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.43% 43.06% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 2034 1947
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 June 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.

1 196 (53.70%) Linux
2 127 (34.79%) Java
3 126 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (32.60%) DevOps
5 118 (32.33%) Finance
6 108 (29.59%) Puppet
7 100 (27.40%) Ruby
8 96 (26.30%) Unix
9 95 (26.03%) Perl
10 84 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
11 80 (21.92%) Bash Shell
11 80 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (21.37%) SQL
13 77 (21.10%) Jenkins
14 73 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
15 64 (17.53%) Ansible
16 62 (16.99%) Oracle
17 49 (13.42%) Banking
18 48 (13.15%) Git (software)
19 47 (12.88%) JavaScript
20 46 (12.60%) Docker
21 45 (12.33%) Open Source
22 43 (11.78%) HTML
23 40 (10.96%) C++
23 40 (10.96%) Windows
23 40 (10.96%) Configuration Management
24 37 (10.14%) SQL Server
24 37 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
25 36 (9.86%) TDD
26 32 (8.77%) 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 27 (7.40%) Apache
2 15 (4.11%) WebLogic
3 14 (3.84%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.56%) Apache Spark
5 12 (3.29%) OpenStack
5 12 (3.29%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.47%) Apache Pig
8 8 (2.19%) nginx
9 7 (1.92%) Confluence
10 6 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.37%) CMS
12 4 (1.10%) IIS
12 4 (1.10%) JBoss
12 4 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.55%) Drupal
14 2 (0.55%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.10%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.55%) SPSS
5 1 (0.27%) HipChat
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.27%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.27%) Endur
2 1 (0.27%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (23.01%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.64%) GitHub
4 6 (1.64%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.82%) IaaS
5 3 (0.82%) Lucidchart
5 3 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.55%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.55%) PaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Route 53
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.40%) DNS
2 26 (7.12%) TCP/IP
3 18 (4.93%) Firewall
3 18 (4.93%) HTTP
4 12 (3.29%) LDAP
4 12 (3.29%) SAN
5 11 (3.01%) LAN
5 11 (3.01%) SSL
6 10 (2.74%) WAN
7 9 (2.47%) VPN
8 7 (1.92%) Internet
9 5 (1.37%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.10%) DHCP
10 4 (1.10%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.10%) ICMP
10 4 (1.10%) NAS
11 3 (0.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.82%) FTP
11 3 (0.82%) IPsec
11 3 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 30 (8.22%) MySQL
4 28 (7.67%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.12%) Relational Database
6 25 (6.85%) Big Data
7 24 (6.58%) Hadoop
8 19 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (4.38%) Apache Hive
9 16 (4.38%) RDBMS
10 15 (4.11%) Oracle Database
11 11 (3.01%) DB2
12 10 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.92%) HBase
13 7 (1.92%) QlikView
14 6 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (1.64%) Redis
15 4 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 77 (21.10%) Jenkins
2 48 (13.15%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.40%) JIRA
4 21 (5.75%) Hudson
5 19 (5.21%) TeamCity
6 17 (4.66%) Artifactory
7 14 (3.84%) Maven
8 11 (3.01%) Selenium
9 9 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (2.47%) Subversion
10 8 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.19%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.92%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.64%) Ant
12 6 (1.64%) GitLab
12 6 (1.64%) Gradle
13 5 (1.37%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.37%) GoCD
13 5 (1.37%) Grunt
13 5 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (32.33%) Finance
2 49 (13.42%) Banking
3 22 (6.03%) Front Office
4 13 (3.56%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.74%) Marketing
7 9 (2.47%) Retail
8 7 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
9 3 (0.82%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) French Language
10 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Latvian Language
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (35.34%) Developer
2 86 (23.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (12.88%) Python Developer
4 37 (10.14%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (7.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 23 (6.30%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.48%) Analyst
8 18 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
8 18 (4.93%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.11%) SQL Developer
11 14 (3.84%) Automation Engineer
11 14 (3.84%) Java Engineer
12 13 (3.56%) AWS DevOps
12 13 (3.56%) Senior DevOps
12 13 (3.56%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.29%) Administrator
14 11 (3.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 10 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (2.74%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.78%) HTML
2 32 (8.77%) CSS
2 32 (8.77%) Django
3 30 (8.22%) AngularJS
4 25 (6.85%) Web Services
5 23 (6.30%) HTML5
6 17 (4.66%) REST
7 15 (4.11%) CSS3
7 15 (4.11%) Flask
7 15 (4.11%) Node.js
8 12 (3.29%) jQuery
9 10 (2.74%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (2.74%) Spring
9 10 (2.74%) XML
10 9 (2.47%) .NET
10 9 (2.47%) JSON
11 8 (2.19%) LAMP
11 8 (2.19%) SOAP
12 7 (1.92%) Sass
13 6 (1.64%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.21%) Clustering
2 18 (4.93%) Mathematics
3 16 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.84%) Fintech
4 14 (3.84%) Hedge funds
4 14 (3.84%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.01%) Derivative
7 10 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.74%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.74%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.92%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.37%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.37%) Replication
10 5 (1.37%) Statistics
11 4 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 196 (53.70%) Linux
2 96 (26.30%) Unix
3 40 (10.96%) Windows
4 24 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.21%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.01%) AIX
6 11 (3.01%) Solaris
6 11 (3.01%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.74%) CentOS
8 6 (1.64%) Debian
9 5 (1.37%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.82%) Android
11 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.55%) Fedora
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (32.60%) DevOps
3 80 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (12.33%) Open Source
5 40 (10.96%) Configuration Management
6 37 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 36 (9.86%) TDD
8 28 (7.67%) High Availability
9 26 (7.12%) Scrum
10 24 (6.58%) ITIL
11 23 (6.30%) BDD
11 23 (6.30%) E-Commerce
12 19 (5.21%) Analytics
13 17 (4.66%) Software Delivery
14 15 (4.11%) OO
14 15 (4.11%) Software Engineering
15 14 (3.84%) Migration
15 14 (3.84%) Web Operations
16 13 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
17 12 (3.29%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 127 (34.79%) Java
2 100 (27.40%) Ruby
3 95 (26.03%) Perl
4 80 (21.92%) Bash Shell
5 78 (21.37%) SQL
6 47 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 40 (10.96%) C++
8 30 (8.22%) C#
8 30 (8.22%) Scala
8 30 (8.22%) Shell Script
9 28 (7.67%) PowerShell
10 23 (6.30%) PHP
11 21 (5.75%) PL/SQL
12 20 (5.48%) C
12 20 (5.48%) Go
13 16 (4.38%) R
14 8 (2.19%) Clojure
15 7 (1.92%) Jython
15 7 (1.92%) VB
15 7 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (4.93%) Degree
2 14 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.19%) ISEB
4 7 (1.92%) CISSP
5 6 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.64%) PhD
5 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.37%) CISM
6 5 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.82%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.82%) CISA
7 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.55%) CCNA
8 2 (0.55%) CEH
8 2 (0.55%) MCSE
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (12.60%) Docker
2 16 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.74%) GlusterFS
5 9 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.92%) GFS2
6 7 (1.92%) OCFS2
7 6 (1.64%) KVM
7 6 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 5 (1.37%) HDFS
8 5 (1.37%) vCloud
9 4 (1.10%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.10%) Xen
10 3 (0.82%) Ceph
10 3 (0.82%) etcd
10 3 (0.82%) flannel
10 3 (0.82%) NFS
10 3 (0.82%) Snort
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 108 (29.59%) Puppet
2 73 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (17.53%) Ansible
4 18 (4.93%) Kubernetes
5 16 (4.38%) Terraform
6 13 (3.56%) Packer
7 10 (2.74%) BladeLogic
7 10 (2.74%) Control-M
8 7 (1.92%) CFEngine
8 7 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
8 7 (1.92%) logstash
8 7 (1.92%) SELinux
9 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (1.64%) Nagios
10 5 (1.37%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.37%) Mesos
11 4 (1.10%) Ambari
11 4 (1.10%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (1.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 62 (16.99%) Oracle
2 29 (7.95%) Red Hat
3 27 (7.40%) VMware
4 24 (6.58%) Atlassian
5 19 (5.21%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.38%) Splunk
7 15 (4.11%) Google
8 12 (3.29%) Sybase
9 11 (3.01%) Cisco
9 11 (3.01%) HP
10 8 (2.19%) Tableau
10 8 (2.19%) TOWER Software
10 8 (2.19%) Veritas
11 7 (1.92%) IBM
12 6 (1.64%) Teradata
13 5 (1.37%) BMC
13 5 (1.37%) CheckPoint
13 5 (1.37%) Netezza
13 5 (1.37%) Remedy
14 4 (1.10%) Perforce
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