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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 18 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 2 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.72% 5.68% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 14.61% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 9
Average daily rate
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£515 £438 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £517 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
Python
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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
38 89 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 32.76% 38.86% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 74 54
Average daily rate £439 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £628 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) VC++
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Insight Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Information Retrieval
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) B2C
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) VC++
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef