The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Docklands, London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 16 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.14% 2.56% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 7.14% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate
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£625 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 70 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 35.09% 35.90% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 35
Average daily rate £625 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +13.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Data Mining
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
2 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
2 5 (45.45%) R
2 5 (45.45%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (45.45%) MapReduce
2 5 (45.45%) Big Data
2 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) Apache Pig
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) MyBatis
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) ANTLR
3 4 (36.36%) XACML
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Mining
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
1 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
1 4 (36.36%) Maven
1 4 (36.36%) ANTLR
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) MapReduce
2 4 (36.36%) MyBatis
2 4 (36.36%) JMS
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
1 5 (45.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) SOA
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Scala
2 5 (45.45%) R
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) TIBCO