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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - 38 34
Contract jobs citing Python 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 1.44% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.26% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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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
43 94 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 35.83% 33.81% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 73 65
Average daily rate £425 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £395 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Data Mining
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scala
1 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
1 5 (71.43%) R
1 5 (71.43%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (71.43%) MapReduce
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Pig
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (71.43%) Information Retrieval
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) F#
3 1 (14.29%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (71.43%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Mining
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (71.43%) MapReduce
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Information Retrieval
1 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Scala
1 5 (71.43%) R
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree