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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
London / City of London
Rank 19 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 242 122 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.21% 4.03% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.40% 9.12% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 95 145
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.07 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +10.06%

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
1476 1337 2317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.05% 44.14% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1102 1905
Median daily rate £475 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 236 (41.55%) DevOps
2 232 (40.85%) Java
3 223 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (38.56%) Linux
5 167 (29.40%) Amazon AWS
6 153 (26.94%) Continuous Integration
7 150 (26.41%) Finance
8 132 (23.24%) Puppet
9 115 (20.25%) SQL
10 109 (19.19%) Hadoop
11 108 (19.01%) Banking
12 107 (18.84%) TDD
13 104 (18.31%) Ansible
14 103 (18.13%) Jenkins
15 97 (17.08%) Ruby
15 97 (17.08%) Perl
16 96 (16.90%) High Availability
17 94 (16.55%) Big Data
18 90 (15.85%) Apache Spark
19 86 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
19 86 (15.14%) Bash Shell
20 79 (13.91%) Unix
21 77 (13.56%) Scala
22 76 (13.38%) R
23 72 (12.68%) C++
24 69 (12.15%) Git (software)
25 66 (11.62%) Docker
26 65 (11.44%) Kafka
27 61 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
28 59 (10.39%) Analytical Skills

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 90 (15.85%) Apache Spark
2 49 (8.63%) Apache
3 33 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.64%) Apache Pig
5 15 (2.64%) nginx
6 14 (2.46%) Confluence
7 11 (1.94%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.58%) SAS
9 7 (1.23%) CMS
9 7 (1.23%) JBoss
10 5 (0.88%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.53%) Drupal
11 3 (0.53%) IPython
11 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.53%) WordPress
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (1.06%) SPSS
2 3 (0.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.70%) RMDS
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) Relativity
3 2 (0.35%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.35%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.18%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Documaker
4 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 167 (29.40%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (3.70%) GitHub
5 19 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.94%) IaaS
7 11 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.41%) SaaS
10 6 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (1.06%) PaaS
11 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.35%) Datadog
13 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.35%) Route 53
14 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.92%) HTTP
2 30 (5.28%) MQTT
2 30 (5.28%) RTSP
3 24 (4.23%) Firewall
4 20 (3.52%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.82%) DNS
6 10 (1.76%) LDAP
6 10 (1.76%) SSL
6 10 (1.76%) VPN
7 8 (1.41%) FTP
7 8 (1.41%) LAN
8 7 (1.23%) Internet
8 7 (1.23%) Network Security
9 6 (1.06%) Kerberos
9 6 (1.06%) WAN
10 5 (0.88%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (0.53%) AMQP
11 3 (0.53%) Multicast
11 3 (0.53%) SSH
11 3 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (19.19%) Hadoop
2 94 (16.55%) Big Data
3 55 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 52 (9.15%) NoSQL
5 45 (7.92%) Apache Hive
6 43 (7.57%) Relational Database
7 40 (7.04%) MongoDB
8 35 (6.16%) MySQL
9 30 (5.28%) SQL Server
10 27 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (3.52%) DB2
12 17 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.82%) HBase
14 12 (2.11%) RDBMS
14 12 (2.11%) Redis
15 9 (1.58%) Sqoop
16 8 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (1.23%) Impala
18 6 (1.06%) Data Lake
18 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (18.13%) Jenkins
2 69 (12.15%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.04%) JIRA
4 15 (2.64%) Hudson
5 11 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (1.76%) Maven
6 10 (1.76%) Subversion
7 8 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.23%) Mercurial
9 6 (1.06%) FishEye
9 6 (1.06%) SonarQube
10 5 (0.88%) Ant
10 5 (0.88%) Selenium
11 4 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.70%) Gerrit
11 4 (0.70%) Gradle
11 4 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 150 (26.41%) Finance
2 108 (19.01%) Banking
3 44 (7.75%) Investment Banking
4 35 (6.16%) Financial Institution
5 27 (4.75%) Front Office
6 18 (3.17%) Marketing
7 17 (2.99%) Retail
8 15 (2.64%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.23%) Advertising
9 7 (1.23%) Legal
10 5 (0.88%) Electronics
10 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.53%) Games
12 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (34.68%) Developer
2 145 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 79 (13.91%) Python Developer
4 55 (9.68%) AWS DevOps
4 55 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
4 55 (9.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 54 (9.51%) Linux Engineer
6 48 (8.45%) Senior Developer
7 44 (7.75%) Java Developer
8 39 (6.87%) Data Engineer
9 38 (6.69%) Analyst
10 35 (6.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 33 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
12 30 (5.28%) Big Data Engineer
13 26 (4.58%) Architect
14 25 (4.40%) Data Scientist
14 25 (4.40%) Java Engineer
15 20 (3.52%) Data Analyst
16 19 (3.35%) Scala Developer
17 18 (3.17%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.44%) Kafka
2 57 (10.04%) JSON
3 52 (9.15%) HTML
4 38 (6.69%) Web Services
5 36 (6.34%) Django
6 33 (5.81%) CSS
6 33 (5.81%) Protocol Buffers
7 29 (5.11%) REST
8 25 (4.40%) Akka
9 23 (4.05%) .NET
9 23 (4.05%) XML
10 19 (3.35%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (2.99%) Node.js
12 16 (2.82%) AngularJS
12 16 (2.82%) HTML5
12 16 (2.82%) jQuery
13 15 (2.64%) Pandas
14 14 (2.46%) Flask
15 11 (1.94%) NumPy
15 11 (1.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.04%) Public Cloud
3 40 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 30 (5.28%) Video on Demand
5 25 (4.40%) Visualisation
6 24 (4.23%) Algorithms
7 23 (4.05%) Statistics
8 18 (3.17%) Clustering
9 17 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (2.82%) Data Structures
11 15 (2.64%) Hedge funds
11 15 (2.64%) Mathematics
12 14 (2.46%) Streaming Video
13 13 (2.29%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.94%) Data Centre
14 11 (1.94%) Equities
15 10 (1.76%) Derivative
16 9 (1.58%) Fintech
16 9 (1.58%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 219 (38.56%) Linux
2 79 (13.91%) Unix
3 43 (7.57%) Windows
4 29 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (4.40%) CentOS
6 17 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.23%) Android
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.53%) Solaris
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (41.55%) DevOps
2 223 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (26.94%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (18.84%) TDD
5 96 (16.90%) High Availability
6 58 (10.21%) Open Source
7 56 (9.86%) Configuration Management
8 53 (9.33%) BDD
8 53 (9.33%) Pair Programming
9 48 (8.45%) Analytics
9 48 (8.45%) Continuous Deployment
10 45 (7.92%) Microservices
11 44 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (6.69%) Scrum
13 35 (6.16%) Data Modelling
14 34 (5.99%) OO
15 32 (5.63%) Migration
16 31 (5.46%) Continuous Delivery
17 27 (4.75%) Machine Learning
18 26 (4.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 232 (40.85%) Java
2 115 (20.25%) SQL
3 97 (17.08%) Perl
3 97 (17.08%) Ruby
4 86 (15.14%) Bash Shell
5 77 (13.56%) Scala
6 76 (13.38%) R
7 72 (12.68%) C++
8 57 (10.04%) C
8 57 (10.04%) JavaScript
9 39 (6.87%) PHP
10 30 (5.28%) Shell Script
11 26 (4.58%) Go
12 24 (4.23%) PowerShell
13 22 (3.87%) C#
14 8 (1.41%) Clojure
14 8 (1.41%) Groovy
14 8 (1.41%) Jython
14 8 (1.41%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (8.80%) Degree
2 14 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.58%) PhD
4 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.88%) CISSP
5 5 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.70%) CCNP
6 4 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.35%) CCIE
7 2 (0.35%) CCNA
7 2 (0.35%) CISA
7 2 (0.35%) CISM
7 2 (0.35%) GIAC
7 2 (0.35%) ISEB
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.35%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.35%) RHCE
7 2 (0.35%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.18%) ECIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.87%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.64%) QA
4 2 (0.35%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 66 (11.62%) Docker
2 19 (3.35%) HDFS
3 17 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.76%) GlusterFS
6 9 (1.58%) GFS2
6 9 (1.58%) OCFS2
7 4 (0.70%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.35%) NFS
8 2 (0.35%) oVirt
8 2 (0.35%) Xen
9 1 (0.18%) Ceph
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.18%) vCloud
9 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 132 (23.24%) Puppet
2 104 (18.31%) Ansible
3 86 (15.14%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (4.75%) Terraform
5 16 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
6 13 (2.29%) Salt
7 11 (1.94%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.76%) Grafana
8 10 (1.76%) logstash
9 9 (1.58%) CFEngine
9 9 (1.58%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (1.58%) SELinux
10 8 (1.41%) Nagios
11 6 (1.06%) Packer
12 5 (0.88%) Kibana
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (0.70%) Graphite
13 4 (0.70%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (8.10%) Oracle
2 29 (5.11%) Atlassian
2 29 (5.11%) Red Hat
3 24 (4.23%) VMware
4 21 (3.70%) Sybase
4 21 (3.70%) Teradata
5 19 (3.35%) Splunk
6 18 (3.17%) Netezza
6 18 (3.17%) Tableau
7 15 (2.64%) Cisco
8 13 (2.29%) Google
9 11 (1.94%) Hortonworks
10 10 (1.76%) Microsoft
10 10 (1.76%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.58%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.58%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.23%) Fortinet
12 7 (1.23%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.23%) SAP
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