The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 13 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.26% 1.82% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 3.77% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £468 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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 Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 44.68% 48.18% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 30
Median daily rate £475 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £225 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £648 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Docklands, London region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 4 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Python.

1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Equities
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Graphite
4 1 (25.00%) InfluxDB
4 1 (25.00%) Grafana
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Java

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) FX Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Production Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Grafana
1 1 (25.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware