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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 22 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 266 201 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.69% 3.70% 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.74% 8.08% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 175 150
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
1690 2487 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.83% 45.73% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 2070 1921
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £187.50 £116.09
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 27 August 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 August 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.

1 246 (53.48%) Linux
2 183 (39.78%) DevOps
3 171 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (33.91%) Puppet
5 139 (30.22%) Finance
6 134 (29.13%) Ruby
7 129 (28.04%) Java
8 128 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
9 117 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
10 112 (24.35%) Opscode Chef
11 111 (24.13%) Unix
12 109 (23.70%) Perl
13 99 (21.52%) Jenkins
13 99 (21.52%) Ansible
14 92 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 92 (20.00%) SQL
15 71 (15.43%) Oracle
16 65 (14.13%) JavaScript
16 65 (14.13%) Banking
16 65 (14.13%) Docker
17 61 (13.26%) Git (software)
18 60 (13.04%) Configuration Management
19 59 (12.83%) HTML
20 54 (11.74%) TDD
21 53 (11.52%) Open Source
22 46 (10.00%) Windows
23 45 (9.78%) C++
23 45 (9.78%) MongoDB
23 45 (9.78%) High Availability
24 42 (9.13%) AngularJS

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 40 (8.70%) Apache
2 20 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (3.91%) Apache Spark
5 17 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 16 (3.48%) nginx
7 15 (3.26%) Confluence
7 15 (3.26%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.96%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.74%) JBoss
10 6 (1.30%) CMS
11 5 (1.09%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.09%) IIS
11 5 (1.09%) SAS
11 5 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.65%) Drupal
12 3 (0.65%) Jetty
13 2 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.65%) MS Office
3 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.43%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.22%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Documaker
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (0.43%) RMDS
3 1 (0.22%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.22%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 128 (27.83%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 21 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.61%) GitHub
4 10 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.87%) IaaS
9 3 (0.65%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.65%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.43%) PaaS
10 2 (0.43%) Route 53
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.17%) DNS
2 30 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 25 (5.43%) Firewall
4 22 (4.78%) HTTP
5 17 (3.70%) LAN
6 16 (3.48%) LDAP
7 15 (3.26%) SSL
7 15 (3.26%) WAN
8 13 (2.83%) VPN
9 8 (1.74%) SAN
10 7 (1.52%) Internet
11 6 (1.30%) FTP
12 5 (1.09%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.09%) Network Security
13 4 (0.87%) ICMP
13 4 (0.87%) MPLS
13 4 (0.87%) NAS
13 4 (0.87%) SSH
13 4 (0.87%) VoIP
14 3 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.78%) MongoDB
2 42 (9.13%) SQL Server
3 38 (8.26%) MySQL
4 31 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 31 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (6.52%) Hadoop
6 29 (6.30%) Big Data
7 21 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.83%) DB2
10 12 (2.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (2.39%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.52%) Redis
14 6 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.30%) HBase
14 6 (1.30%) QlikView
15 5 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 99 (21.52%) Jenkins
2 61 (13.26%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.74%) JIRA
4 22 (4.78%) Hudson
5 18 (3.91%) Artifactory
6 15 (3.26%) TeamCity
7 14 (3.04%) Subversion
7 14 (3.04%) Vagrant
8 13 (2.83%) Selenium
9 10 (2.17%) Maven
10 9 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (1.96%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.30%) FishEye
11 6 (1.30%) GoCD
11 6 (1.30%) Grunt
11 6 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.09%) GitLab
12 5 (1.09%) Gradle
12 5 (1.09%) JBehave
12 5 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 139 (30.22%) Finance
2 65 (14.13%) Banking
3 24 (5.22%) Financial Institution
4 23 (5.00%) Retail
5 19 (4.13%) Front Office
6 17 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.04%) Marketing
8 10 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.30%) Legal
10 5 (1.09%) Advertising
11 3 (0.65%) Billing
11 3 (0.65%) Electronics
11 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) French Language
12 2 (0.43%) German Language
12 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.22%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 146 (31.74%) Developer
2 124 (26.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 60 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
3 60 (13.04%) Python Developer
4 43 (9.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 41 (8.91%) Senior Developer
6 36 (7.83%) AWS Engineer
7 33 (7.17%) AWS DevOps
8 29 (6.30%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 27 (5.87%) Analyst
10 22 (4.78%) Java Developer
11 18 (3.91%) Automation Engineer
11 18 (3.91%) Senior DevOps
11 18 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
12 17 (3.70%) Java Engineer
12 17 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 17 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 16 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (3.48%) SQL Developer
14 15 (3.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.83%) HTML
2 42 (9.13%) AngularJS
2 42 (9.13%) Django
3 38 (8.26%) CSS
4 35 (7.61%) Web Services
5 33 (7.17%) HTML5
6 22 (4.78%) Flask
7 21 (4.57%) CSS3
7 21 (4.57%) Node.js
8 16 (3.48%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (3.48%) XML
9 15 (3.26%) jQuery
10 14 (3.04%) JSON
11 13 (2.83%) REST
12 11 (2.39%) .NET
12 11 (2.39%) LAMP
13 10 (2.17%) OAuth2
14 9 (1.96%) Grails
14 9 (1.96%) Kafka
14 9 (1.96%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.30%) Public Cloud
2 27 (5.87%) Clustering
2 27 (5.87%) Hedge funds
3 26 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 19 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (3.91%) Visualisation
7 17 (3.70%) Computer Science
8 16 (3.48%) Data Centre
8 16 (3.48%) Fixed Income
9 13 (2.83%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.61%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.39%) Derivative
11 11 (2.39%) Fintech
12 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.52%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.52%) User Experience
14 6 (1.30%) Equities
14 6 (1.30%) Virtual Team
15 5 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 246 (53.48%) Linux
2 111 (24.13%) Unix
3 46 (10.00%) Windows
4 28 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (5.43%) Ubuntu
6 15 (3.26%) CentOS
7 9 (1.96%) AIX
7 9 (1.96%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.74%) Solaris
9 5 (1.09%) Debian
9 5 (1.09%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.87%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.65%) Android
11 3 (0.65%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.65%) SUSE
11 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) Fedora
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (39.78%) DevOps
2 171 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 54 (11.74%) TDD
6 53 (11.52%) Open Source
7 45 (9.78%) High Availability
8 39 (8.48%) BDD
9 36 (7.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 34 (7.39%) Scrum
11 26 (5.65%) E-Commerce
11 26 (5.65%) Migration
12 25 (5.43%) Analytics
13 24 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (5.22%) ITIL
14 22 (4.78%) Continuous Deployment
15 21 (4.57%) Web Operations
16 20 (4.35%) Patch Management
16 20 (4.35%) Service Delivery
16 20 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 134 (29.13%) Ruby
2 129 (28.04%) Java
3 109 (23.70%) Perl
4 92 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 92 (20.00%) SQL
5 65 (14.13%) JavaScript
6 45 (9.78%) C++
7 39 (8.48%) Shell Script
8 35 (7.61%) PowerShell
9 31 (6.74%) Scala
10 30 (6.52%) PHP
11 29 (6.30%) Go
11 29 (6.30%) R
12 28 (6.09%) C#
13 23 (5.00%) C
14 20 (4.35%) PL/SQL
15 15 (3.26%) Jython
16 12 (2.61%) Clojure
17 10 (2.17%) VBA
18 9 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (5.43%) Degree
2 15 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.52%) CISSP
4 7 (1.52%) ISEB
5 6 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.09%) CISM
6 5 (1.09%) PhD
7 4 (0.87%) CCNA
7 4 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.65%) CCNP
8 3 (0.65%) CISA
9 2 (0.43%) CEH
9 2 (0.43%) MCSE
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.43%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.61%) QA
2 10 (2.17%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (14.13%) Docker
2 21 (4.57%) GlusterFS
3 18 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.91%) GFS2
3 18 (3.91%) OCFS2
4 17 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.30%) HDFS
7 5 (1.09%) Xen
8 4 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.87%) vSphere
9 3 (0.65%) Ceph
9 3 (0.65%) etcd
9 3 (0.65%) flannel
9 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.65%) KVM
9 3 (0.65%) Snort
9 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 156 (33.91%) Puppet
2 112 (24.35%) Opscode Chef
3 99 (21.52%) Ansible
4 28 (6.09%) Terraform
5 20 (4.35%) Kubernetes
6 16 (3.48%) Packer
7 14 (3.04%) CFEngine
7 14 (3.04%) Failover Clustering
7 14 (3.04%) SELinux
8 11 (2.39%) Salt
9 10 (2.17%) BladeLogic
10 9 (1.96%) logstash
11 8 (1.74%) Control-M
11 8 (1.74%) Nagios
12 6 (1.30%) Oracle ZFS
13 5 (1.09%) Cobbler
13 5 (1.09%) HAProxy
13 5 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (1.09%) Kibana
14 4 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (15.43%) Oracle
2 32 (6.96%) Atlassian
3 27 (5.87%) VMware
4 24 (5.22%) Red Hat
5 21 (4.57%) Splunk
6 19 (4.13%) Microsoft
7 17 (3.70%) Google
8 12 (2.61%) Cisco
8 12 (2.61%) HP
8 12 (2.61%) Sybase
9 9 (1.96%) IBM
9 9 (1.96%) Teradata
10 8 (1.74%) Tableau
10 8 (1.74%) TOWER Software
11 7 (1.52%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.52%) Netezza
11 7 (1.52%) SaltStack
12 6 (1.30%) Apple
12 6 (1.30%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.30%) Veritas
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600 Daily
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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Rate: 400-600 Daily
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
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