The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK / England
Rank 31 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 2459 1972 1536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.85% 4.19% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.36% 10.83% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1728 1388 1034
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 52 40
Median hourly rate £40.75 £43.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.41 £29.06 £24.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.25 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17127 18217 18065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.75% 38.69% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 12510 11986
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 455 391
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.67 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in England

Python
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in England

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in England

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in England

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Python
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 1520 £510 +7.36% 565
South East +3 327 £450 +11.80% 144
Yorkshire +37 163 £420 -16.00% 55
East of England +24 129 £445 +11.25% 125
North West +13 97 £425 - 51
South West -16 86 £450 +21.62% 53
West Midlands +41 50 £463 +48.00% 13
North East -12 40 £375 -31.81% 10
East Midlands +33 38 £375 -9.09% 8
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Python.

1 2117 (42.26%) Linux
2 1916 (38.25%) Java
3 1903 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
4 1480 (29.55%) DevOps
5 1152 (23.00%) Ruby
6 1055 (21.06%) Puppet
7 1034 (20.64%) SQL
8 1009 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
9 950 (18.97%) Jenkins
10 915 (18.27%) Perl
11 907 (18.11%) Git (software)
12 901 (17.99%) Bash Shell
13 855 (17.07%) Ansible
14 854 (17.05%) JavaScript
15 835 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 814 (16.25%) Unix
17 796 (15.89%) Big Data
18 769 (15.35%) Hadoop
19 764 (15.25%) Docker
20 761 (15.19%) Finance
21 689 (13.76%) Scala
22 688 (13.74%) Opscode Chef
23 671 (13.40%) Open Source
24 660 (13.18%) HTML
25 632 (12.62%) Configuration Management
26 604 (12.06%) Apache Spark
27 582 (11.62%) TDD
28 565 (11.28%) C++
29 536 (10.70%) Scrum
30 510 (10.18%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 604 (12.06%) Apache Spark
2 403 (8.05%) Apache
3 272 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 247 (4.93%) Confluence
5 217 (4.33%) nginx
6 213 (4.25%) Tomcat
7 172 (3.43%) OpenStack
8 137 (2.74%) Apache Pig
9 103 (2.06%) SAS
10 75 (1.50%) WebLogic
11 69 (1.38%) Apache Solr
12 64 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 58 (1.16%) JBoss
14 55 (1.10%) CMS
15 54 (1.08%) IIS
16 53 (1.06%) WebSphere
17 35 (0.70%) Drupal
18 28 (0.56%) Jetty
19 23 (0.46%) Jupyter
20 22 (0.44%) CloudStack
Applications
1 103 (2.06%) MS Excel
2 34 (0.68%) SPSS
3 33 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 26 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.26%) Doxygen
6 9 (0.18%) MS Office
7 8 (0.16%) Stata
8 7 (0.14%) Weka
9 5 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.100%) Simulink
10 4 (0.080%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.040%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.020%) HipChat
12 1 (0.020%) Maya
12 1 (0.020%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.020%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.18%) RMDS
3 8 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.080%) FINCAD Analytics
6 4 (0.080%) Magento
7 3 (0.060%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.060%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.060%) Unica
8 2 (0.040%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.040%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.040%) Relativity
8 2 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.040%) Ringtail
8 2 (0.040%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.040%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 1009 (20.14%) Amazon AWS
2 343 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
4 151 (3.01%) GitHub
4 151 (3.01%) PaaS
5 144 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 126 (2.52%) IaaS
7 115 (2.30%) Amazon S3
8 107 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 87 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 82 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 60 (1.20%) SaaS
12 57 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
13 51 (1.02%) Amazon Kinesis
14 48 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
15 36 (0.72%) Route 53
16 32 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 30 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
17 30 (0.60%) Google Analytics
18 29 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 419 (8.36%) HTTP
2 340 (6.79%) TCP/IP
3 227 (4.53%) Firewall
4 189 (3.77%) SSL
5 182 (3.63%) DNS
6 125 (2.50%) Internet
7 123 (2.46%) LDAP
8 74 (1.48%) VPN
9 68 (1.36%) Kerberos
10 49 (0.98%) SAN
11 41 (0.82%) SMTP
12 38 (0.76%) SNMP
13 37 (0.74%) DHCP
14 34 (0.68%) SSH
15 33 (0.66%) MQTT
15 33 (0.66%) Network Security
16 32 (0.64%) RTSP
17 31 (0.62%) Wireless
18 30 (0.60%) LAN
19 28 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 796 (15.89%) Big Data
2 769 (15.35%) Hadoop
3 482 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 465 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
5 432 (8.62%) MySQL
6 418 (8.34%) Relational Database
7 402 (8.03%) MongoDB
8 349 (6.97%) Apache Hive
9 292 (5.83%) SQL Server
10 203 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 162 (3.23%) HBase
12 131 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
13 116 (2.32%) Redis
14 111 (2.22%) RDBMS
15 92 (1.84%) Oracle Database
16 91 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
17 84 (1.68%) Sqoop
18 64 (1.28%) Impala
19 57 (1.14%) Data Lake
20 55 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 950 (18.97%) Jenkins
2 907 (18.11%) Git (software)
3 457 (9.12%) JIRA
4 294 (5.87%) Subversion
5 282 (5.63%) Selenium
6 210 (4.19%) Maven
7 186 (3.71%) Cucumber
8 131 (2.62%) TeamCity
9 125 (2.50%) JUnit
10 109 (2.18%) Gradle
11 105 (2.10%) Vagrant
12 104 (2.08%) Ant
13 94 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 86 (1.72%) Bitbucket
14 86 (1.72%) WebDriver
15 70 (1.40%) Hudson
16 67 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
17 58 (1.16%) JMeter
18 54 (1.08%) Eclipse
19 53 (1.06%) Mercurial
General
1 761 (15.19%) Finance
2 426 (8.50%) Banking
3 190 (3.79%) Investment Banking
4 159 (3.17%) Front Office
5 142 (2.83%) Marketing
6 135 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 103 (2.06%) Retail
8 84 (1.68%) Electronics
9 60 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 52 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 47 (0.94%) Games
12 46 (0.92%) Publishing
13 32 (0.64%) Law
14 21 (0.42%) Legal
15 19 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.36%) Advertising
17 14 (0.28%) Back Office
18 12 (0.24%) Billing
19 11 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
20 8 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1837 (36.67%) Developer
2 852 (17.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 741 (14.79%) Python Developer
4 318 (6.35%) Java Developer
5 302 (6.03%) Analyst
6 271 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
7 261 (5.21%) Data Engineer
8 242 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
9 238 (4.75%) Architect
10 220 (4.39%) AWS DevOps
11 209 (4.17%) Senior Developer
12 195 (3.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 184 (3.67%) Data Scientist
14 175 (3.49%) Big Data Engineer
15 173 (3.45%) Administrator
16 155 (3.09%) Software Engineer
17 149 (2.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 146 (2.91%) C++ Developer
19 142 (2.83%) Consultant
20 132 (2.64%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (13.18%) HTML
2 510 (10.18%) CSS
3 486 (9.70%) Django
4 466 (9.30%) Web Services
5 393 (7.85%) JSON
6 340 (6.79%) REST
7 318 (6.35%) XML
8 288 (5.75%) Kafka
9 278 (5.55%) AngularJS
10 259 (5.17%) RESTful
11 253 (5.05%) .NET
12 252 (5.03%) HTML5
13 231 (4.61%) Node.js
14 229 (4.57%) Spring
15 174 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
16 173 (3.45%) Flask
16 173 (3.45%) jQuery
17 149 (2.97%) CSS3
18 126 (2.52%) LAMP
18 126 (2.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 328 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 246 (4.91%) Algorithms
4 118 (2.36%) Public Cloud
5 116 (2.32%) User Experience
6 90 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 89 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 79 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
9 76 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 73 (1.46%) Fixed Income
11 69 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 68 (1.36%) Clustering
13 63 (1.26%) Mobile App
14 62 (1.24%) Credit Risk
14 62 (1.24%) Derivative
15 53 (1.06%) Fintech
16 40 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
17 38 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 34 (0.68%) Market Risk
18 34 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2117 (42.26%) Linux
2 814 (16.25%) Unix
3 508 (10.14%) Windows
4 313 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 269 (5.37%) CentOS
6 233 (4.65%) Ubuntu
7 92 (1.84%) Android
8 70 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 69 (1.38%) Windows Server
10 60 (1.20%) Mac OS X
11 56 (1.12%) Solaris
12 53 (1.06%) AIX
13 49 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 47 (0.94%) Debian
15 32 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (0.52%) SUSE
17 25 (0.50%) CoreOS
18 24 (0.48%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.32%) Fedora
20 13 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1903 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1480 (29.55%) DevOps
3 835 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 671 (13.40%) Open Source
5 632 (12.62%) Configuration Management
6 582 (11.62%) TDD
7 536 (10.70%) Scrum
8 456 (9.10%) Analytics
9 424 (8.46%) Software Engineering
10 386 (7.71%) OO
11 314 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
12 308 (6.15%) Machine Learning
13 277 (5.53%) BDD
13 277 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
14 260 (5.19%) High Availability
15 256 (5.11%) SDLC
16 246 (4.91%) Automated Testing
17 243 (4.85%) Web Development
18 234 (4.67%) Microservices
19 228 (4.55%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1916 (38.25%) Java
2 1152 (23.00%) Ruby
3 1034 (20.64%) SQL
4 915 (18.27%) Perl
5 901 (17.99%) Bash Shell
6 854 (17.05%) JavaScript
7 689 (13.76%) Scala
8 565 (11.28%) C++
9 487 (9.72%) R
10 466 (9.30%) C#
11 417 (8.33%) C
12 381 (7.61%) PHP
13 272 (5.43%) Shell Script
14 227 (4.53%) PowerShell
15 200 (3.99%) Go
16 100 (2.00%) Groovy
16 100 (2.00%) MATLAB
17 49 (0.98%) VBA
18 46 (0.92%) Korn
19 45 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 394 (7.87%) Degree
2 369 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 194 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 116 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 102 (2.04%) PhD
6 43 (0.86%) CISSP
7 41 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (0.68%) ISEB
9 30 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 29 (0.58%) AWS Certification
10 29 (0.58%) CCNP
11 27 (0.54%) SANS
12 25 (0.50%) ISTQB
13 21 (0.42%) CCNA
13 21 (0.42%) RHCE
14 18 (0.36%) RHCSA
15 17 (0.34%) SSCP
16 16 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (0.30%) GIAC
18 14 (0.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (4.27%) QA
2 54 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 41 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 25 (0.50%) SDET
5 14 (0.28%) SLA
6 7 (0.14%) WCAG
7 5 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.100%) MiFID
8 4 (0.080%) GCP
9 3 (0.060%) JTAG
9 3 (0.060%) PMO
9 3 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.040%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.040%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
10 2 (0.040%) IAS 39
10 2 (0.040%) IFRS
10 2 (0.040%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.040%) MISRA
10 2 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 764 (15.25%) Docker
2 187 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (2.54%) HDFS
4 125 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 64 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 63 (1.26%) Apache Flume
7 43 (0.86%) Xen
8 34 (0.68%) vSphere
9 31 (0.62%) KVM
10 30 (0.60%) NFS
11 29 (0.58%) Hyper-V
12 28 (0.56%) LXC
13 25 (0.50%) XenServer
14 24 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
15 21 (0.42%) vCloud
16 18 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 15 (0.30%) Firmware
17 15 (0.30%) GlusterFS
18 13 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
18 13 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1055 (21.06%) Puppet
2 855 (17.07%) Ansible
3 688 (13.74%) Opscode Chef
4 204 (4.07%) Terraform
5 169 (3.37%) Kubernetes
6 158 (3.15%) Salt
7 152 (3.03%) Nagios
8 151 (3.01%) Kibana
9 139 (2.78%) logstash
10 100 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
11 69 (1.38%) Mesos
12 57 (1.14%) Graphite
12 57 (1.14%) ZABBIX
13 49 (0.98%) HAProxy
14 45 (0.90%) Grafana
15 37 (0.74%) Packer
16 35 (0.70%) Oozie
16 35 (0.70%) SELinux
17 26 (0.52%) Cobbler
18 23 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 481 (9.60%) Oracle
2 342 (6.83%) Red Hat
3 281 (5.61%) VMware
4 218 (4.35%) Google
5 211 (4.21%) Splunk
6 179 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 118 (2.36%) SaltStack
7 118 (2.36%) Tableau
8 111 (2.22%) Atlassian
9 94 (1.88%) Cloudera
10 86 (1.72%) Cisco
11 84 (1.68%) IBM
12 80 (1.60%) SAP
13 77 (1.54%) Hortonworks
14 76 (1.52%) Sybase
15 74 (1.48%) HP
16 60 (1.20%) Teradata
17 59 (1.18%) Rackspace
18 42 (0.84%) New Relic
19 40 (0.80%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Interact Consulting
Rate: 650-700pd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500-£600 PD
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + None
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + None
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £645.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago