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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 23 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.01% 6.48% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 17.07% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Average daily rate
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£600 £625 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
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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
57 41 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 38.26% 37.96% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 47
Average daily rate £500 £625 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Code Coverage
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) BPMN
2 2 (33.33%) Drools
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) VisualVM
2 2 (33.33%) YourKit
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (16.67%) QA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) VisualVM
1 2 (33.33%) YourKit
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Drools
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) Code Coverage
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) BPMN
1 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) IronPython
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Sun