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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 381 339 407
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +68
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 231 249 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.54% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 202 103
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £51.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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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
47812 45732 43181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.60% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30985 28273 25892
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £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 1764 1854 1992
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 154 £500 - 50
West Midlands +30 30 £375 -
South East -8 13 £400 - 6
East of England -2 11 £405 +4.51% 1
South West -6 9 £425 -15.00%
Yorkshire -27 6 £475 +35.71% 3
East Midlands -5 3 £250 -23.07% 1
North West -27 3 £363 -12.12% 4
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Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 426 (100.00%) Python
2 190 (44.60%) Django
3 151 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (27.23%) Linux
5 113 (26.53%) TDD
6 98 (23.00%) Finance
7 88 (20.66%) Front Office
8 84 (19.72%) SQL
9 75 (17.61%) JavaScript
10 73 (17.14%) Java
11 72 (16.90%) OO
12 71 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
13 67 (15.73%) C++
14 62 (14.55%) Banking
15 56 (13.15%) Git (software)
16 49 (11.50%) Investment Banking
17 48 (11.27%) Flask
18 46 (10.80%) HTML
18 46 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (10.09%) Scrum
20 42 (9.86%) Subversion
21 40 (9.39%) RESTful
22 38 (8.92%) CSS
23 37 (8.69%) MySQL
24 35 (8.22%) NumPy
24 35 (8.22%) BDD
24 35 (8.22%) REST
25 33 (7.75%) Analytics
25 33 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
25 33 (7.75%) Derivative

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (1.41%) Apache
1 6 (1.41%) Node.js
1 6 (1.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.94%) IPython
2 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.70%) GemFire
3 3 (0.70%) CMS
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.47%) WordPress
5 1 (0.23%) Confluence
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.23%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (3.52%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Odoo
2 4 (0.94%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.05%) Heroku
3 6 (1.41%) GitHub
4 5 (1.17%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.17%) Google App Engine
5 4 (0.94%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 3 (0.70%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.04%) Internet
2 16 (3.76%) HTTP
3 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.94%) DVB
5 3 (0.70%) Telnet
5 3 (0.70%) SSH
5 3 (0.70%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.70%) SNMP
5 3 (0.70%) SMTP
5 3 (0.70%) FTP
5 3 (0.70%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) AMQP
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 37 (8.69%) MySQL
3 30 (7.04%) MongoDB
4 29 (6.81%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.34%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.52%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.29%) Redis
7 14 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.35%) Big Data
9 9 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.17%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.94%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.47%) DB2
14 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.23%) HBase
Development Applications
1 56 (13.15%) Git (software)
2 42 (9.86%) Subversion
3 21 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.29%) Selenium
5 7 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.94%) Maven
6 4 (0.94%) JIRA
7 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.47%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.47%) Firebug
8 2 (0.47%) Hudson
9 1 (0.23%) jMock
9 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.23%) Ant
9 1 (0.23%) JUnit
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Ivy
General
1 98 (23.00%) Finance
2 88 (20.66%) Front Office
3 62 (14.55%) Banking
4 49 (11.50%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.82%) Retail
6 8 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.88%) Games
7 7 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.17%) French Language
9 4 (0.94%) Marketing
10 3 (0.70%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (44.60%) Django
2 48 (11.27%) Flask
3 46 (10.80%) HTML
4 40 (9.39%) RESTful
5 38 (8.92%) CSS
6 35 (8.22%) NumPy
6 35 (8.22%) REST
7 26 (6.10%) XML
7 26 (6.10%) Pandas
8 25 (5.87%) SciPy
9 23 (5.40%) AngularJS
10 15 (3.52%) Celery
10 15 (3.52%) jQuery
10 15 (3.52%) .NET
11 13 (3.05%) JSON
11 13 (3.05%) Web Services
12 12 (2.82%) HTML5
13 11 (2.58%) Qt
14 9 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (1.88%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.75%) Derivative
2 27 (6.34%) Credit Risk
3 23 (5.40%) Data Structures
4 22 (5.16%) Algorithms
4 22 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.16%) Grid Computing
5 18 (4.23%) User Experience
6 14 (3.29%) Market Risk
7 12 (2.82%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.35%) Physics
9 9 (2.11%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.64%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.64%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (1.41%) Equities
12 5 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.17%) DTV
13 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 116 (27.23%) Linux
2 27 (6.34%) Windows
3 26 (6.10%) UNIX
4 20 (4.69%) Ubuntu
5 19 (4.46%) Debian
6 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.94%) CentOS
8 3 (0.70%) Android
9 2 (0.47%) MVS
9 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Solaris
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (26.53%) TDD
3 72 (16.90%) OO
4 46 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (10.09%) Scrum
6 35 (8.22%) BDD
7 33 (7.75%) Analytics
8 31 (7.28%) Web Development
9 29 (6.81%) Functional Programming
10 26 (6.10%) Unit Testing
10 26 (6.10%) Software Engineering
11 24 (5.63%) MVC
11 24 (5.63%) OOP
12 23 (5.40%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.23%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.76%) Configuration Management
15 14 (3.29%) Software Testing
16 13 (3.05%) SOA
16 13 (3.05%) Multithreading
16 13 (3.05%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 426 (100.00%) Python
2 84 (19.72%) SQL
3 75 (17.61%) JavaScript
4 73 (17.14%) Java
5 67 (15.73%) C++
6 27 (6.34%) Perl
7 23 (5.40%) C#
8 17 (3.99%) C
8 17 (3.99%) R
9 15 (3.52%) PHP
10 12 (2.82%) VBA
11 10 (2.35%) Scala
12 9 (2.11%) Ruby
13 6 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.94%) Cython
14 4 (0.94%) F#
14 4 (0.94%) Haskell
15 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (4.93%) Degree
2 19 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.70%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (3.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (3.99%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.17%) Puppet
3 4 (0.94%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (3.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.35%) Oracle
3 6 (1.41%) Google
4 3 (0.70%) Cisco
4 3 (0.70%) Zend
4 3 (0.70%) Sybase
4 3 (0.70%) Red Hat
4 3 (0.70%) VMware
5 2 (0.47%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.47%) Perforce
6 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.23%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe
6 1 (0.23%) Siebel
6 1 (0.23%) Progress
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