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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 20 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Python 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.63% 4.88% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% 11.63% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £475 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -30.62%
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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
49 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 42.98% 41.95% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 63 30
Average daily rate £383 £513 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.36% -5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £403 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £630
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 £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) BPMN
3 2 (40.00%) Drools
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) VisualVM
3 2 (40.00%) YourKit
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) VisualVM
1 2 (40.00%) YourKit
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Drools
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) VC++
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) IronPython
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef