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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 47 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Python 2025 1525 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.06% 2.96% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.23% 7.71% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1050 909
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +62.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £22.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £52.19 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +30.83%
Python
UK

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
19802 19781 18151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.70% 38.34% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13704 13534 11838
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 400 376
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 1263 £500 +5.26% 520
South East +55 350 £445 +15.21% 132
East of England +28 99 £445 +11.25% 84
Yorkshire +9 88 £475 +21.79% 33
South West +3 71 £425 +6.51% 55
North West -7 67 £458 +23.23% 44
West Midlands -33 33 £438 +16.66% 11
North East -43 33 £450 - 5
East Midlands +8 16 £375 -16.20% 13
Midlands - 1 - - 1
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 2050 (49.01%) Linux
2 1590 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
3 1534 (36.67%) Java
4 1229 (29.38%) Ruby
5 1217 (29.09%) DevOps
6 1047 (25.03%) Puppet
7 985 (23.55%) Perl
8 847 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
9 846 (20.22%) JavaScript
10 806 (19.27%) Jenkins
11 797 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
12 774 (18.50%) Git (software)
13 763 (18.24%) SQL
14 734 (17.55%) Unix
15 730 (17.45%) Bash Shell
16 713 (17.05%) Finance
17 691 (16.52%) Opscode Chef
18 640 (15.30%) C++
19 605 (14.46%) HTML
20 574 (13.72%) Open Source
21 560 (13.39%) Ansible
22 543 (12.98%) Configuration Management
23 499 (11.93%) CSS
24 488 (11.67%) Windows
25 480 (11.48%) MySQL
26 474 (11.33%) TDD
27 469 (11.21%) Scrum
28 466 (11.14%) Oracle
29 448 (10.71%) Scala
30 436 (10.42%) Docker

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
1 347 (8.30%) Apache
2 289 (6.91%) Tomcat
3 207 (4.95%) Apache Spark
4 206 (4.92%) OpenStack
5 189 (4.52%) Confluence
6 140 (3.35%) nginx
7 136 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
8 132 (3.16%) WebSphere
9 112 (2.68%) SAS
10 109 (2.61%) WebLogic
11 96 (2.30%) IIS
12 69 (1.65%) JBoss
13 67 (1.60%) Apache Pig
14 52 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
15 48 (1.15%) Jetty
16 44 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
17 42 (1.00%) CMS
18 24 (0.57%) uWSGI
19 22 (0.53%) GeoServer
20 19 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 99 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 39 (0.93%) MS Office
3 36 (0.86%) SPSS
4 21 (0.50%) HipChat
5 17 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.14%) Simulink
11 3 (0.072%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.072%) Mingle
12 2 (0.048%) Weka
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.024%) InVision
Business Applications
1 18 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.19%) Magento
4 7 (0.17%) RMDS
5 4 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.072%) BigMachines
6 3 (0.072%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.072%) Eikon
6 3 (0.072%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.072%) Odoo
6 3 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.048%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.048%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.048%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.024%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.024%) Endur
8 1 (0.024%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 797 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 221 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
3 131 (3.13%) PaaS
4 117 (2.80%) GitHub
5 116 (2.77%) IaaS
6 103 (2.46%) SaaS
7 100 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
8 97 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
9 63 (1.51%) Amazon S3
10 52 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 33 (0.79%) Google App Engine
12 30 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 24 (0.57%) Heroku
13 24 (0.57%) Route 53
14 20 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 20 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
15 19 (0.45%) Google Apps
15 19 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 341 (8.15%) HTTP
2 240 (5.74%) TCP/IP
3 220 (5.26%) DNS
4 167 (3.99%) Firewall
5 117 (2.80%) LDAP
6 114 (2.73%) SSL
7 92 (2.20%) Internet
8 80 (1.91%) VPN
9 58 (1.39%) SAN
10 57 (1.36%) DHCP
11 49 (1.17%) FTP
12 44 (1.05%) IPsec
13 40 (0.96%) Kerberos
13 40 (0.96%) WAN
14 38 (0.91%) LAN
15 34 (0.81%) NAS
16 30 (0.72%) Network Security
17 27 (0.65%) DVB
17 27 (0.65%) Wireshark
18 26 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (11.48%) MySQL
2 349 (8.34%) MongoDB
3 322 (7.70%) NoSQL
4 317 (7.58%) Big Data
4 317 (7.58%) Hadoop
5 310 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 290 (6.93%) Relational Database
7 233 (5.57%) SQL Server
8 151 (3.61%) Apache Hive
9 106 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 104 (2.49%) Oracle Database
11 93 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 78 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 77 (1.84%) Redis
14 73 (1.75%) HBase
15 50 (1.20%) Data Mining
16 45 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
16 45 (1.08%) DB2
17 42 (1.00%) GIS
18 39 (0.93%) KDB
Development Applications
1 806 (19.27%) Jenkins
2 774 (18.50%) Git (software)
3 380 (9.08%) JIRA
4 357 (8.53%) Subversion
5 189 (4.52%) Selenium
6 173 (4.14%) Maven
7 162 (3.87%) JUnit
8 132 (3.16%) Vagrant
9 128 (3.06%) TeamCity
10 124 (2.96%) Cucumber
11 116 (2.77%) Hudson
12 109 (2.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 105 (2.51%) Ant
14 83 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 65 (1.55%) WebDriver
16 56 (1.34%) Artifactory
17 52 (1.24%) SonarQube
18 49 (1.17%) ClearCase
19 47 (1.12%) Travis CI
20 45 (1.08%) GitLab
General
1 713 (17.05%) Finance
2 314 (7.51%) Banking
3 128 (3.06%) Front Office
4 126 (3.01%) Retail
5 95 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 93 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 87 (2.08%) Marketing
8 51 (1.22%) Games
9 38 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 29 (0.69%) Electronics
10 29 (0.69%) Publishing
11 26 (0.62%) Law
12 25 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.50%) Back Office
14 19 (0.45%) Advertising
15 12 (0.29%) French Language
16 10 (0.24%) Legal
17 9 (0.22%) Military
18 7 (0.17%) German Language
18 7 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1608 (38.44%) Developer
2 779 (18.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 654 (15.63%) Python Developer
4 343 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
5 305 (7.29%) Java Developer
6 235 (5.62%) Analyst
7 230 (5.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 187 (4.47%) Senior Developer
9 176 (4.21%) Architect
10 170 (4.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 169 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
12 168 (4.02%) Administrator
13 158 (3.78%) AWS DevOps
14 156 (3.73%) C++ Developer
15 139 (3.32%) Scala Developer
16 130 (3.11%) Data Scientist
17 119 (2.84%) Cloud Engineer
18 106 (2.53%) Consultant
18 106 (2.53%) Senior DevOps
18 106 (2.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (14.46%) HTML
2 499 (11.93%) CSS
3 412 (9.85%) Django
4 359 (8.58%) Web Services
5 308 (7.36%) HTML5
6 298 (7.12%) REST
7 292 (6.98%) JSON
8 257 (6.14%) AngularJS
9 232 (5.55%) .NET
10 228 (5.45%) Node.js
11 220 (5.26%) CSS3
12 202 (4.83%) Spring
13 190 (4.54%) RESTful
14 187 (4.47%) XML
15 157 (3.75%) LAMP
16 156 (3.73%) Ruby on Rails
17 147 (3.51%) jQuery
18 145 (3.47%) RabbitMQ
19 142 (3.39%) Ajax
20 117 (2.80%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 300 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (5.02%) Computer Science
3 143 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 142 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 117 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 117 (2.80%) Mathematics
6 114 (2.73%) Statistics
7 108 (2.58%) Data Centre
8 106 (2.53%) User Experience
9 86 (2.06%) Derivative
10 79 (1.89%) Clustering
11 75 (1.79%) Fixed Income
12 66 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
13 65 (1.55%) Management Information System
14 58 (1.39%) Public Cloud
15 57 (1.36%) Private Cloud
16 49 (1.17%) Hedge funds
17 46 (1.10%) Fintech
17 46 (1.10%) Mobile App
18 40 (0.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2050 (49.01%) Linux
2 734 (17.55%) Unix
3 488 (11.67%) Windows
4 284 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 169 (4.04%) CentOS
6 128 (3.06%) Ubuntu
7 114 (2.73%) Windows Server
8 82 (1.96%) Mac OS X
9 79 (1.89%) Solaris
10 69 (1.65%) AIX
11 60 (1.43%) Android
12 48 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 47 (1.12%) Apple iOS
14 40 (0.96%) Debian
15 33 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (0.72%) VMS
17 25 (0.60%) Mac OS
18 21 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 18 (0.43%) CoreOS
20 15 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1590 (38.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1217 (29.09%) DevOps
3 847 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
4 574 (13.72%) Open Source
5 543 (12.98%) Configuration Management
6 474 (11.33%) TDD
7 469 (11.21%) Scrum
8 321 (7.67%) Software Engineering
9 304 (7.27%) OO
10 277 (6.62%) Analytics
11 267 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
12 243 (5.81%) BDD
13 227 (5.43%) ITIL
14 222 (5.31%) Web Development
15 211 (5.04%) High Availability
16 208 (4.97%) Automated Testing
17 195 (4.66%) E-Commerce
18 172 (4.11%) Machine Learning
19 167 (3.99%) Responsive Web Design
20 165 (3.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1534 (36.67%) Java
2 1229 (29.38%) Ruby
3 985 (23.55%) Perl
4 846 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 763 (18.24%) SQL
6 730 (17.45%) Bash Shell
7 640 (15.30%) C++
8 448 (10.71%) Scala
9 417 (9.97%) C#
10 354 (8.46%) PHP
11 330 (7.89%) Shell Script
12 328 (7.84%) PowerShell
13 260 (6.22%) R
14 245 (5.86%) C
15 134 (3.20%) Go
16 104 (2.49%) MATLAB
17 71 (1.70%) PL/SQL
18 68 (1.63%) VBA
19 60 (1.43%) Korn
20 56 (1.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 349 (8.34%) Security Cleared
2 334 (7.98%) Degree
3 185 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 100 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 93 (2.22%) PhD
6 53 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 44 (1.05%) CISSP
8 42 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
9 41 (0.98%) ISTQB
10 40 (0.96%) ISEB
11 32 (0.77%) CCNA
12 31 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (0.72%) CCNP
14 28 (0.67%) RHCE
15 23 (0.55%) CISM
16 22 (0.53%) CEH
17 21 (0.50%) GIAC
17 21 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 20 (0.48%) MCSE
18 20 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (3.49%) QA
2 47 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 21 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.38%) SLA
6 14 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.22%) SDET
7 9 (0.22%) WCAG
8 5 (0.12%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.072%) WAI
10 2 (0.048%) Basel III
10 2 (0.048%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.048%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.048%) MiFID
11 1 (0.024%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.024%) DO-254
11 1 (0.024%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.024%) MISRA
11 1 (0.024%) OIPF
11 1 (0.024%) RMADS
System Software
1 436 (10.42%) Docker
2 211 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 88 (2.10%) vSphere
5 52 (1.24%) KVM
6 46 (1.10%) HDFS
6 46 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
7 44 (1.05%) Apache Flume
8 43 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 41 (0.98%) Hyper-V
9 41 (0.98%) vCloud
10 35 (0.84%) NFS
11 34 (0.81%) Xen
12 31 (0.74%) GlusterFS
13 24 (0.57%) iptables
13 24 (0.57%) Samba
14 23 (0.55%) Ceph
14 23 (0.55%) VMware ESX
15 19 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 17 (0.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1047 (25.03%) Puppet
2 691 (16.52%) Opscode Chef
3 560 (13.39%) Ansible
4 194 (4.64%) Nagios
5 101 (2.41%) logstash
6 89 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 85 (2.03%) Kibana
8 75 (1.79%) Terraform
9 63 (1.51%) HAProxy
10 60 (1.43%) Salt
11 50 (1.20%) SCCM
12 42 (1.00%) Graphite
13 40 (0.96%) Control-M
14 39 (0.93%) ZABBIX
15 36 (0.86%) Packer
16 33 (0.79%) Grafana
16 33 (0.79%) Mesos
17 29 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
17 29 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
18 25 (0.60%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 466 (11.14%) Oracle
2 351 (8.39%) Red Hat
3 335 (8.01%) VMware
4 197 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 184 (4.40%) Google
6 178 (4.26%) Splunk
7 140 (3.35%) IBM
8 109 (2.61%) Atlassian
9 92 (2.20%) Cisco
10 86 (2.06%) HP
11 64 (1.53%) Tableau
12 54 (1.29%) Cloudera
13 52 (1.24%) SaltStack
14 50 (1.20%) EMC
15 47 (1.12%) F5
16 45 (1.08%) Citrix
16 45 (1.08%) Rackspace
17 44 (1.05%) Informatica
18 41 (0.98%) TIBCO
19 40 (0.96%) Apple
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 per day + remote
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Proteus Europe
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago