The first table below looks at the demand for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 343 387 466
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +79
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 240 153 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 108 60
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45701 43157 49006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28204 25919 28009
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1841 1967 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Python Developer
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Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python Developer across the England region.

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer across the England region.

Python Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +56 186 £500 +2.56% 29
East of England -7 15 £388 - 4
North West - 12 £400 -
South West -17 11 £500 +66.66% 2
South East -6 8 £400 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 1
North East -16 1 £350 +70.73%
West Midlands -20 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 2
Python Developer
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Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title.

1 428 (100.00%) Python
2 192 (44.86%) Django
3 145 (33.88%) Linux
4 137 (32.01%) OO
5 135 (31.54%) JavaScript
5 135 (31.54%) SQL
6 129 (30.14%) C++
7 112 (26.17%) HTML
7 112 (26.17%) TDD
8 111 (25.93%) Finance
9 108 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (25.00%) CSS
11 106 (24.77%) Java
12 87 (20.33%) Oracle
12 87 (20.33%) Web Development
13 82 (19.16%) HTML5
14 76 (17.76%) Banking
15 72 (16.82%) UNIX
16 71 (16.59%) jQuery
17 64 (14.95%) C#
18 63 (14.72%) Software Engineering
18 63 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
19 61 (14.25%) Web Services
20 59 (13.79%) Git (software)
21 56 (13.08%) Front Office
22 54 (12.62%) MySQL
23 53 (12.38%) Investment Banking
24 51 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
25 49 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
26 48 (11.21%) Derivative

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Python Developer in their job title 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 with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (5.14%) Apache
2 15 (3.50%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.80%) Node.js
4 11 (2.57%) IIS
5 3 (0.70%) Zope
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.70%) nginx
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.47%) CMS
6 2 (0.47%) WordPress
7 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.23%) Plone
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Maya
1 1 (0.23%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Front Arena
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.34%) Google App Engine
2 9 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.87%) GitHub
3 8 (1.87%) Google Compute Engine
4 6 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.17%) SaaS
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.47%) PaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.27%) SNMP
1 14 (3.27%) SSH
2 13 (3.04%) Internet
3 11 (2.57%) HTTP
4 10 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.40%) SMTP
6 4 (0.93%) Modbus
7 2 (0.47%) DVB
7 2 (0.47%) DNS
8 1 (0.23%) NGN
8 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.62%) MySQL
2 51 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
3 46 (10.75%) Relational Database
4 31 (7.24%) SQL Server
5 19 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.44%) Big Data
6 16 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.27%) ObjectStore
8 5 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.17%) KDB
8 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.17%) Redis
9 3 (0.70%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.23%) HBase
10 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.23%) OLAP
10 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.18%) Subversion
3 11 (2.57%) Maven
4 9 (2.10%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.40%) FitNesse
6 6 (1.40%) JBehave
7 3 (0.70%) jMock
7 3 (0.70%) Selenium
7 3 (0.70%) JUnit
8 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.47%) Hudson
8 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.23%) Gradle
9 1 (0.23%) Grunt
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 111 (25.93%) Finance
2 76 (17.76%) Banking
3 56 (13.08%) Front Office
4 53 (12.38%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.50%) Back Office
6 8 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.87%) Games
7 5 (1.17%) Legal
8 4 (0.93%) Advertising
8 4 (0.93%) Publishing
9 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.70%) Marketing
9 3 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (44.86%) Django
2 112 (26.17%) HTML
3 107 (25.00%) CSS
4 82 (19.16%) HTML5
5 71 (16.59%) jQuery
6 61 (14.25%) Web Services
7 34 (7.94%) XML
8 32 (7.48%) SciPy
8 32 (7.48%) NumPy
9 25 (5.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 24 (5.61%) Twisted
11 21 (4.91%) CSS3
11 21 (4.91%) STL
12 17 (3.97%) JSON
13 16 (3.74%) AngularJS
13 16 (3.74%) ZeroMQ
14 15 (3.50%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (2.80%) .NET
15 12 (2.80%) Flask
15 12 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.45%) Enterprise Software
2 48 (11.21%) Derivative
3 38 (8.88%) Open Source
4 33 (7.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (6.07%) Visualisation
6 25 (5.84%) Computer Science
7 24 (5.61%) Fixed Income
8 19 (4.44%) Credit Derivative
9 17 (3.97%) Equities
10 11 (2.57%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (2.57%) Credit Risk
11 10 (2.34%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.87%) Statistics
13 7 (1.64%) Social Network
14 6 (1.40%) STB
15 4 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 3 (0.70%) Mathematics
16 3 (0.70%) DTV
16 3 (0.70%) Digital Media
16 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 145 (33.88%) Linux
2 72 (16.82%) UNIX
3 42 (9.81%) Windows
4 9 (2.10%) Mac OS X
4 9 (2.10%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.17%) Debian
6 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.70%) CentOS
7 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.23%) Gentoo
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.23%) VMS
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (32.01%) OO
2 112 (26.17%) TDD
3 108 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (20.33%) Web Development
5 63 (14.72%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (14.72%) Software Engineering
6 45 (10.51%) Web Design
6 45 (10.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 40 (9.35%) Scrum
8 34 (7.94%) OOP
9 29 (6.78%) Pair Programming
9 29 (6.78%) BDD
10 28 (6.54%) DevOps
11 24 (5.61%) Analytics
12 22 (5.14%) OOD
13 19 (4.44%) Unit Testing
14 16 (3.74%) ATDD
15 14 (3.27%) Problem Management
16 13 (3.04%) Risk Management
17 10 (2.34%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 428 (100.00%) Python
2 135 (31.54%) JavaScript
2 135 (31.54%) SQL
3 129 (30.14%) C++
4 106 (24.77%) Java
5 64 (14.95%) C#
6 27 (6.31%) PL/SQL
7 24 (5.61%) C
8 22 (5.14%) Perl
8 22 (5.14%) PHP
9 21 (4.91%) Ruby
9 21 (4.91%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.27%) Scala
11 13 (3.04%) R
12 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.70%) VBA
13 3 (0.70%) Erlang
14 2 (0.47%) Golang
14 2 (0.47%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 38 (8.88%) Degree
2 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.17%) Puppet
3 3 (0.70%) WMI
4 2 (0.47%) Cacti
4 2 (0.47%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.47%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.47%) StatsD
4 2 (0.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (20.33%) Oracle
2 10 (2.34%) Red Hat
2 10 (2.34%) Google
3 8 (1.87%) Splunk
4 3 (0.70%) Percona
4 3 (0.70%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.23%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.23%) Facebook
5 1 (0.23%) Zend
5 1 (0.23%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.23%) Sybase
5 1 (0.23%) SAP
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago