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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 374 384 450
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +66
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 217 188 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.41% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 123 52
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£425 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 - £50.00
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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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +20 133 £525 +4.47% 48
West Midlands - 22 £363 - 3
South East -31 21 £375 -11.76% 5
North West -21 12 £305 -12.85% 3
East of England +11 9 £270 - 1
South West +5 8 £438 -2.77% 1
Yorkshire -4 8 £275 -1.07%
East Midlands - 2 £238 -
Python Developer
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Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 401 (100.00%) Python
2 163 (40.65%) Django
3 152 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (23.94%) TDD
5 93 (23.19%) Linux
6 88 (21.95%) Finance
7 87 (21.70%) Banking
8 84 (20.95%) OO
9 76 (18.95%) Front Office
10 75 (18.70%) JavaScript
11 74 (18.45%) SQL
12 72 (17.96%) Java
13 68 (16.96%) Investment Banking
14 65 (16.21%) C++
15 61 (15.21%) Git (software)
16 56 (13.97%) HTML
17 52 (12.97%) CSS
18 51 (12.72%) PostgreSQL
19 44 (10.97%) OOP
20 43 (10.72%) Scrum
20 43 (10.72%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (10.22%) C#
22 33 (8.23%) RESTful
22 33 (8.23%) Flask
23 32 (7.98%) AngularJS
24 31 (7.73%) Unit Testing
25 30 (7.48%) Web Development
26 28 (6.98%) SQL Server
26 28 (6.98%) Software Engineering
27 27 (6.73%) Derivative

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (2.49%) Apache
2 8 (2.00%) CMS
3 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.50%) nginx
4 2 (0.50%) WordPress
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (2.49%) MS Excel
1 10 (2.49%) MS Office
2 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.25%) Odoo
2 1 (0.25%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.49%) Heroku
3 5 (1.25%) GitHub
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.24%) Internet
2 16 (3.99%) HTTP
3 10 (2.49%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.00%) SSH
4 4 (1.00%) SNMP
4 4 (1.00%) Telnet
4 4 (1.00%) FTP
4 4 (1.00%) SMTP
4 4 (1.00%) SSL
5 3 (0.75%) MQTT
5 3 (0.75%) Modbus
5 3 (0.75%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.72%) PostgreSQL
2 28 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.49%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.24%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.24%) MySQL
7 8 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.00%) Big Data
8 7 (1.75%) Redis
8 7 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.75%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.25%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.75%) KDB
11 1 (0.25%) HBase
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) OLAP
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 61 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.48%) Subversion
3 19 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (2.74%) Selenium
5 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.50%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.00%) Maven
8 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.50%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.25%) Ant
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.25%) Firebug
10 1 (0.25%) Hudson
10 1 (0.25%) JBehave
General
1 88 (21.95%) Finance
2 87 (21.70%) Banking
3 76 (18.95%) Front Office
4 68 (16.96%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.74%) Advertising
6 7 (1.75%) Law
7 6 (1.50%) Games
8 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.25%) French Language
9 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.75%) Publishing
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (40.65%) Django
2 56 (13.97%) HTML
3 52 (12.97%) CSS
4 33 (8.23%) RESTful
4 33 (8.23%) Flask
5 32 (7.98%) AngularJS
6 25 (6.23%) REST
7 20 (4.99%) .NET
7 20 (4.99%) Web Services
8 18 (4.49%) NumPy
9 17 (4.24%) JSON
9 17 (4.24%) Qt
10 16 (3.99%) Pandas
11 15 (3.74%) Celery
11 15 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (3.74%) SciPy
12 10 (2.49%) Pyramid
12 10 (2.49%) Sass
13 9 (2.24%) Twisted
14 8 (2.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.73%) Derivative
2 26 (6.48%) Algorithms
3 24 (5.99%) Data Structures
4 19 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.99%) User Experience
6 13 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.49%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.24%) Visualisation
10 8 (2.00%) Open Source
10 8 (2.00%) Credit Risk
10 8 (2.00%) Equities
11 7 (1.75%) Physics
12 5 (1.25%) Replication
12 5 (1.25%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.00%) Social Media
13 4 (1.00%) Grid Computing
13 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 93 (23.19%) Linux
2 19 (4.74%) Ubuntu
3 18 (4.49%) UNIX
4 17 (4.24%) Debian
5 13 (3.24%) Windows
6 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.50%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (23.94%) TDD
3 84 (20.95%) OO
4 44 (10.97%) OOP
5 43 (10.72%) Scrum
5 43 (10.72%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (7.73%) Unit Testing
7 30 (7.48%) Web Development
8 28 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 25 (6.23%) BDD
10 23 (5.74%) Multithreading
11 20 (4.99%) Risk Management
11 20 (4.99%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.74%) Test Automation
12 19 (4.74%) MVC
13 18 (4.49%) Refactoring
14 15 (3.74%) OOD
15 13 (3.24%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.24%) RAD
15 13 (3.24%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 401 (100.00%) Python
2 75 (18.70%) JavaScript
3 74 (18.45%) SQL
4 72 (17.96%) Java
5 65 (16.21%) C++
6 41 (10.22%) C#
7 26 (6.48%) VBA
8 16 (3.99%) PHP
9 15 (3.74%) Ruby
10 12 (2.99%) R
10 12 (2.99%) C
11 8 (2.00%) Perl
12 6 (1.50%) IronPython
12 6 (1.50%) Cython
12 6 (1.50%) IPython
13 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.75%) Go
15 2 (0.50%) Scala
15 2 (0.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (4.99%) Degree
2 11 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.50%) MiFID
1 2 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (2.74%) Varnish
2 4 (1.00%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (2.49%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.50%) Ansible
2 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (4.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.49%) Oracle
3 5 (1.25%) Sybase
4 3 (0.75%) Cisco
5 2 (0.50%) Perforce
5 2 (0.50%) Progress
6 1 (0.25%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.25%) Splunk
6 1 (0.25%) Siebel
6 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.25%) DataSynapse
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