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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK / England
Rank 32 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 2283 1864 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.60% 4.01% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.84% 10.28% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 1322 1035
Median daily rate £500 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
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 £423 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 47
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.25 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.86% +10.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £27.57 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%

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
16492 18128 17555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.42% 38.98% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11360 12393 11937
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 488 384
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.05 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.39 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +18 1481 £515 +3.00% 541
South East -9 236 £425 +4.93% 149
North West +27 133 £425 +6.25% 57
Yorkshire +22 126 £428 -17.39% 44
East of England +14 99 £431 +7.81% 86
South West -9 81 £433 +17.02% 61
West Midlands +33 43 £433 +23.57% 14
East Midlands +34 33 £375 +5.70% 11
North East -24 27 £375 -25.00% 8
Midlands - 1 £450 -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 2061 (42.91%) Linux
2 1840 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1793 (37.33%) Java
4 1458 (30.36%) DevOps
5 1119 (23.30%) Ruby
6 1045 (21.76%) Puppet
7 1024 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
8 954 (19.86%) Jenkins
9 919 (19.13%) SQL
10 914 (19.03%) Perl
11 874 (18.20%) Bash Shell
12 859 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
13 857 (17.84%) Git (software)
14 826 (17.20%) Ansible
15 782 (16.28%) JavaScript
16 767 (15.97%) Unix
17 733 (15.26%) Opscode Chef
18 704 (14.66%) Docker
19 696 (14.49%) Hadoop
20 694 (14.45%) Big Data
21 649 (13.51%) Open Source
22 646 (13.45%) Finance
23 631 (13.14%) Scala
24 599 (12.47%) HTML
25 596 (12.41%) TDD
26 557 (11.60%) C++
27 546 (11.37%) Apache Spark
28 539 (11.22%) Scrum
29 533 (11.10%) Configuration Management
30 502 (10.45%) PostgreSQL

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
1 546 (11.37%) Apache Spark
2 416 (8.66%) Apache
3 294 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
4 239 (4.98%) Tomcat
5 233 (4.85%) Confluence
6 232 (4.83%) nginx
7 185 (3.85%) OpenStack
8 126 (2.62%) Apache Pig
9 95 (1.98%) SAS
10 79 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 71 (1.48%) JBoss
12 69 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 63 (1.31%) Apache Solr
14 59 (1.23%) IIS
15 55 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
16 45 (0.94%) CMS
17 44 (0.92%) Jetty
18 34 (0.71%) Drupal
19 26 (0.54%) Mule ESB
20 25 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 87 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 28 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 26 (0.54%) SPSS
4 19 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.25%) Stata
6 7 (0.15%) Doxygen
7 6 (0.12%) MS Office
7 6 (0.12%) Weka
8 5 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.10%) Simulink
9 4 (0.083%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.062%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.062%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.042%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.042%) HipChat
11 2 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.021%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.021%) InVision
12 1 (0.021%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.31%) RMDS
3 10 (0.21%) Magento
3 10 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.15%) Unica
6 3 (0.062%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.062%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.042%) FINCAD Analytics
7 2 (0.042%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 2 (0.042%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.042%) Relativity
7 2 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.042%) Ringtail
7 2 (0.042%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.021%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1024 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 298 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 170 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
4 167 (3.48%) GitHub
5 143 (2.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 136 (2.83%) PaaS
7 128 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
8 123 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 107 (2.23%) IaaS
10 79 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 68 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 58 (1.21%) SaaS
13 51 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
14 46 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
15 41 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
16 36 (0.75%) Route 53
17 32 (0.67%) Google Analytics
18 30 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 28 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
19 28 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 366 (7.62%) HTTP
2 337 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 239 (4.98%) Firewall
4 205 (4.27%) DNS
5 162 (3.37%) SSL
6 134 (2.79%) Internet
7 131 (2.73%) LDAP
8 103 (2.14%) VPN
9 62 (1.29%) Kerberos
10 53 (1.10%) SMTP
11 51 (1.06%) SAN
12 46 (0.96%) DHCP
13 41 (0.85%) SNMP
14 38 (0.79%) MQTT
15 37 (0.77%) RTSP
16 36 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
17 32 (0.67%) SSH
18 29 (0.60%) LAN
19 28 (0.58%) HTTPS
19 28 (0.58%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 696 (14.49%) Hadoop
2 694 (14.45%) Big Data
3 502 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
4 480 (9.99%) NoSQL
5 477 (9.93%) MySQL
6 408 (8.49%) MongoDB
7 356 (7.41%) Relational Database
8 326 (6.79%) Apache Hive
9 274 (5.70%) SQL Server
10 178 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
11 144 (3.00%) HBase
12 125 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
13 116 (2.42%) Redis
14 101 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
15 98 (2.04%) RDBMS
16 80 (1.67%) Sqoop
17 74 (1.54%) Oracle Database
18 61 (1.27%) DB2
19 55 (1.15%) Data Mining
20 54 (1.12%) Impala
Development Applications
1 954 (19.86%) Jenkins
2 857 (17.84%) Git (software)
3 443 (9.22%) JIRA
4 296 (6.16%) Subversion
5 276 (5.75%) Selenium
6 203 (4.23%) Maven
7 187 (3.89%) Cucumber
8 133 (2.77%) TeamCity
9 121 (2.52%) Vagrant
10 119 (2.48%) Gradle
11 111 (2.31%) Ant
12 110 (2.29%) JUnit
13 105 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 86 (1.79%) WebDriver
15 84 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
16 80 (1.67%) Hudson
17 68 (1.42%) Bitbucket
18 67 (1.39%) Mercurial
19 62 (1.29%) Travis CI
20 61 (1.27%) JMeter
General
1 646 (13.45%) Finance
2 364 (7.58%) Banking
3 156 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 139 (2.89%) Front Office
4 139 (2.89%) Marketing
5 119 (2.48%) Retail
6 114 (2.37%) Telecoms
7 67 (1.39%) Electronics
8 57 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 57 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 54 (1.12%) Games
10 43 (0.90%) Publishing
11 30 (0.62%) Law
12 24 (0.50%) Advertising
13 20 (0.42%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.40%) Back Office
14 19 (0.40%) Legal
15 12 (0.25%) Automotive
16 11 (0.23%) Billing
17 10 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 1707 (35.54%) Developer
2 833 (17.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 699 (14.55%) Python Developer
4 300 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 292 (6.08%) Analyst
6 286 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
7 257 (5.35%) Data Engineer
8 241 (5.02%) Architect
9 233 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
10 212 (4.41%) AWS DevOps
11 202 (4.21%) Senior Developer
12 196 (4.08%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 190 (3.96%) Administrator
14 176 (3.66%) Data Scientist
15 169 (3.52%) Big Data Engineer
16 149 (3.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 136 (2.83%) Software Engineer
18 126 (2.62%) C++ Developer
19 123 (2.56%) Consultant
20 117 (2.44%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (12.47%) HTML
2 489 (10.18%) Django
3 463 (9.64%) CSS
4 448 (9.33%) Web Services
5 380 (7.91%) JSON
6 320 (6.66%) REST
7 283 (5.89%) AngularJS
8 273 (5.68%) XML
9 261 (5.43%) RESTful
10 253 (5.27%) Kafka
11 232 (4.83%) HTML5
12 225 (4.68%) .NET
13 217 (4.52%) Node.js
14 207 (4.31%) Spring
15 174 (3.62%) ELK Stack
16 156 (3.25%) jQuery
17 153 (3.19%) LAMP
18 144 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
19 143 (2.98%) Flask
20 142 (2.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 275 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 226 (4.71%) Algorithms
4 188 (3.91%) Statistics
5 184 (3.83%) Visualisation
6 153 (3.19%) Mathematics
7 135 (2.81%) Public Cloud
8 98 (2.04%) User Experience
9 88 (1.83%) Data Centre
10 79 (1.64%) Management Information System
11 71 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 70 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 62 (1.29%) Clustering
13 62 (1.29%) Fixed Income
14 59 (1.23%) Credit Risk
15 57 (1.19%) Derivative
16 55 (1.15%) Mobile App
17 48 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
18 46 (0.96%) Private Cloud
19 41 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2061 (42.91%) Linux
2 767 (15.97%) Unix
3 475 (9.89%) Windows
4 294 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 282 (5.87%) CentOS
6 222 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 78 (1.62%) Android
8 64 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 63 (1.31%) Windows Server
10 54 (1.12%) Solaris
11 47 (0.98%) AIX
12 46 (0.96%) Debian
13 41 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 37 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (0.71%) SUSE
16 20 (0.42%) Fedora
16 20 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (0.37%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.35%) CoreOS
19 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1840 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1458 (30.36%) DevOps
3 859 (17.88%) Continuous Integration
4 649 (13.51%) Open Source
5 596 (12.41%) TDD
6 539 (11.22%) Scrum
7 533 (11.10%) Configuration Management
8 441 (9.18%) Software Engineering
9 408 (8.49%) Analytics
10 364 (7.58%) OO
11 330 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 315 (6.56%) BDD
13 280 (5.83%) Machine Learning
14 263 (5.48%) High Availability
15 250 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
16 232 (4.83%) Automated Testing
17 224 (4.66%) Web Development
18 223 (4.64%) E-Commerce
19 222 (4.62%) Microservices
20 203 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1793 (37.33%) Java
2 1119 (23.30%) Ruby
3 919 (19.13%) SQL
4 914 (19.03%) Perl
5 874 (18.20%) Bash Shell
6 782 (16.28%) JavaScript
7 631 (13.14%) Scala
8 557 (11.60%) C++
9 459 (9.56%) R
10 427 (8.89%) C#
11 423 (8.81%) PHP
12 406 (8.45%) C
13 280 (5.83%) Shell Script
14 238 (4.96%) PowerShell
15 202 (4.21%) Go
16 111 (2.31%) MATLAB
17 80 (1.67%) Groovy
18 48 (1.00%) Clojure
19 47 (0.98%) VBA
20 45 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 384 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 356 (7.41%) Degree
3 199 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 137 (2.85%) DV Cleared
5 90 (1.87%) PhD
6 48 (1.00%) CISSP
7 47 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 30 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (0.60%) CCNP
9 29 (0.60%) ISEB
10 24 (0.50%) AWS Certification
10 24 (0.50%) CCNA
10 24 (0.50%) ISTQB
11 22 (0.46%) SANS
12 21 (0.44%) CEH
13 20 (0.42%) GIAC
14 19 (0.40%) RHCSA
15 18 (0.37%) CHECK Team Member
16 14 (0.29%) RHCE
17 13 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (3.96%) QA
2 56 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 39 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 26 (0.54%) SDET
6 10 (0.21%) SLA
7 6 (0.12%) JTAG
8 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.10%) MISRA
8 5 (0.10%) WCAG
9 4 (0.083%) GCP
10 3 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.062%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.042%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.042%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
11 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.021%) ARP4754
12 1 (0.021%) FATCA
12 1 (0.021%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.021%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 704 (14.66%) Docker
2 208 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (2.39%) HDFS
4 113 (2.35%) Active Directory
5 70 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 57 (1.19%) Xen
7 54 (1.12%) Apache Flume
8 38 (0.79%) KVM
9 35 (0.73%) vSphere
10 31 (0.65%) NFS
11 25 (0.52%) Hyper-V
11 25 (0.52%) XenServer
12 24 (0.50%) vCloud
13 23 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
14 21 (0.44%) GlusterFS
14 21 (0.44%) iptables
14 21 (0.44%) LXC
15 15 (0.31%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.29%) Firmware
16 14 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1045 (21.76%) Puppet
2 826 (17.20%) Ansible
3 733 (15.26%) Opscode Chef
4 185 (3.85%) Terraform
5 163 (3.39%) Kibana
6 151 (3.14%) logstash
7 145 (3.02%) Nagios
8 141 (2.94%) Salt
9 140 (2.91%) Kubernetes
10 97 (2.02%) Hadoop YARN
11 70 (1.46%) HAProxy
12 64 (1.33%) ZABBIX
13 62 (1.29%) Mesos
14 47 (0.98%) Grafana
14 47 (0.98%) Graphite
15 45 (0.94%) Packer
16 34 (0.71%) SELinux
17 29 (0.60%) Oozie
18 23 (0.48%) Cobbler
18 23 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 410 (8.54%) Oracle
2 336 (7.00%) Red Hat
3 297 (6.18%) VMware
4 189 (3.94%) Google
4 189 (3.94%) Splunk
5 143 (2.98%) Microsoft
6 120 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 115 (2.39%) SaltStack
8 111 (2.31%) Tableau
9 95 (1.98%) IBM
10 93 (1.94%) Cisco
11 89 (1.85%) Cloudera
12 76 (1.58%) HP
13 75 (1.56%) SAP
14 70 (1.46%) Hortonworks
15 65 (1.35%) Sybase
16 59 (1.23%) Rackspace
17 58 (1.21%) Teradata
18 40 (0.83%) EMC
18 40 (0.83%) New Relic
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £550 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum excellent rates, 6 months contract initial
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + experience dependant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
AAP3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £430 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago