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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 14 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 1 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 1.59% 2.88% 7.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 7.14% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 11
Average daily rate £475 £530 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% +21.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
22 42 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 34.92% 40.38% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 68
Average daily rate £478 £383 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.96% -19.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £145 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase
2 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (80.00%) Front Office
2 4 (80.00%) Equities
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VC++
4 1 (20.00%) Market Making
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Equities
1 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Market Making
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Sybase