The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 383 355 428
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +73
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 221 242 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.52% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 188 110
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£450 £463 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £614 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £36.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
Python Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -6 156 £500 -2.43% 35
North West -30 22 £400 +6.66% 3
South East -18 16 £395 -1.25% 9
East of England +3 11 £375 +1.35% 6
South West -8 8 £413 -17.50% 2
East Midlands -5 3 £250 -23.07%
West Midlands - 3 £413 -
Yorkshire -32 1 £300 -14.28% 2
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Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 448 (100.00%) Python
2 211 (47.10%) Django
3 155 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (27.01%) Linux
5 120 (26.79%) TDD
6 99 (22.10%) Finance
7 91 (20.31%) SQL
8 82 (18.30%) Front Office
9 78 (17.41%) JavaScript
10 76 (16.96%) PostgreSQL
11 70 (15.63%) OO
12 69 (15.40%) C++
13 67 (14.96%) Java
14 61 (13.62%) Banking
15 58 (12.95%) Git (software)
16 56 (12.50%) Flask
17 50 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (10.71%) Investment Banking
19 45 (10.04%) Scrum
19 45 (10.04%) RESTful
20 44 (9.82%) CSS
21 43 (9.60%) MySQL
21 43 (9.60%) HTML
22 39 (8.71%) REST
23 38 (8.48%) Subversion
23 38 (8.48%) NumPy
23 38 (8.48%) Derivative
24 36 (8.04%) BDD
24 36 (8.04%) UNIX
25 34 (7.59%) Internet

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (1.56%) Apache
1 7 (1.56%) Node.js
2 6 (1.34%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.12%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.89%) CMS
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (0.67%) GemFire
6 2 (0.45%) IPython
6 2 (0.45%) WordPress
7 1 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.22%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (3.35%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Odoo
2 4 (0.89%) Magento
3 3 (0.67%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.90%) Heroku
3 6 (1.34%) GitHub
3 6 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (1.34%) Google App Engine
4 5 (1.12%) SaaS
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.89%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.59%) Internet
2 15 (3.35%) HTTP
3 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.89%) DVB
5 3 (0.67%) Telnet
5 3 (0.67%) SSH
5 3 (0.67%) SSL
5 3 (0.67%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.67%) SNMP
5 3 (0.67%) SMTP
5 3 (0.67%) FTP
6 1 (0.22%) Broadband
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) AMQP
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (16.96%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (9.60%) MySQL
3 31 (6.92%) MongoDB
4 27 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 26 (5.80%) SQL Server
6 17 (3.79%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.57%) Redis
8 13 (2.90%) Big Data
9 11 (2.46%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.12%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.12%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.12%) DB2
11 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.45%) Sqoop
14 1 (0.22%) HBase
14 1 (0.22%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 58 (12.95%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.48%) Subversion
3 20 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.35%) Selenium
5 4 (0.89%) Maven
5 4 (0.89%) JIRA
5 4 (0.89%) Firebug
6 3 (0.67%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.22%) jMock
8 1 (0.22%) Ant
8 1 (0.22%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.22%) Hudson
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
General
1 99 (22.10%) Finance
2 82 (18.30%) Front Office
3 61 (13.62%) Banking
4 48 (10.71%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.90%) Retail
6 7 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.56%) Games
7 5 (1.12%) Marketing
8 2 (0.45%) French Language
8 2 (0.45%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (47.10%) Django
2 56 (12.50%) Flask
3 45 (10.04%) RESTful
4 44 (9.82%) CSS
5 43 (9.60%) HTML
6 39 (8.71%) REST
7 38 (8.48%) NumPy
8 29 (6.47%) XML
9 28 (6.25%) Pandas
10 27 (6.03%) SciPy
11 20 (4.46%) jQuery
11 20 (4.46%) AngularJS
12 15 (3.35%) .NET
13 14 (3.13%) HTML5
13 14 (3.13%) Celery
14 13 (2.90%) Qt
15 11 (2.46%) Web Services
16 10 (2.23%) JSON
17 9 (2.01%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (2.01%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.48%) Derivative
2 28 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 27 (6.03%) Data Structures
4 26 (5.80%) Grid Computing
5 24 (5.36%) Algorithms
6 17 (3.79%) User Experience
6 17 (3.79%) Mathematics
7 16 (3.57%) Physics
8 15 (3.35%) Market Risk
9 9 (2.01%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.56%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.34%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.12%) DTV
14 4 (0.89%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.89%) Statistics
14 4 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (0.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 121 (27.01%) Linux
2 36 (8.04%) UNIX
3 28 (6.25%) Windows
4 20 (4.46%) Ubuntu
5 19 (4.24%) Debian
6 7 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.12%) CentOS
8 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.67%) Android
10 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (34.60%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (26.79%) TDD
3 70 (15.63%) OO
4 50 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (10.04%) Scrum
6 36 (8.04%) BDD
7 34 (7.59%) Analytics
8 32 (7.14%) Web Development
9 30 (6.70%) Functional Programming
10 28 (6.25%) Unit Testing
11 26 (5.80%) MVC
11 26 (5.80%) Mentoring
12 23 (5.13%) OOP
12 23 (5.13%) Software Engineering
13 21 (4.69%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.57%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.13%) SOA
15 14 (3.13%) Software Testing
15 14 (3.13%) Microservices
16 13 (2.90%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
Programming Languages
1 448 (100.00%) Python
2 91 (20.31%) SQL
3 78 (17.41%) JavaScript
4 69 (15.40%) C++
5 67 (14.96%) Java
6 23 (5.13%) Perl
7 21 (4.69%) C#
8 18 (4.02%) R
9 17 (3.79%) C
9 17 (3.79%) PHP
10 13 (2.90%) Scala
11 9 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.34%) VBA
13 5 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.12%) Ruby
14 4 (0.89%) F#
14 4 (0.89%) Haskell
15 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.67%) Go
16 2 (0.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (4.24%) Degree
1 19 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.01%) DV Cleared
3 6 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.23%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (3.79%) Docker
2 3 (0.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.79%) Vagrant
2 6 (1.34%) Puppet
3 5 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 18 (4.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.13%) Oracle
3 7 (1.56%) Google
4 4 (0.89%) Cisco
5 3 (0.67%) VMware
5 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.67%) Siebel
5 3 (0.67%) Zend
5 3 (0.67%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.45%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe
6 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.45%) Perforce
7 1 (0.22%) Splunk
7 1 (0.22%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.22%) Hortonworks
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