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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 37 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 2424 1557 1357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.93% 2.95% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.02% 7.67% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1622 1105 936
Median daily rate £475 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 35 19
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.09 £23.53 £23.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.13 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
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
20167 20306 19331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.49% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13972 13967 12588
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 481 385
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +31 1575 £500 +5.26% 531
South East +58 326 £450 +17.26% 135
East of England +15 120 £444 +10.87% 104
Yorkshire +27 101 £450 - 40
South West +18 92 £450 +5.88% 52
North West +2 89 £425 -5.55% 48
West Midlands +12 54 £400 -2.96% 13
North East -48 44 £443 -6.84% 5
East Midlands +10 19 £450 -5.26% 9
Midlands -11 2 - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 2177 (48.74%) Linux
2 1686 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1591 (35.62%) Java
4 1401 (31.36%) DevOps
5 1260 (28.21%) Ruby
6 1108 (24.80%) Puppet
7 973 (21.78%) Perl
8 929 (20.80%) Jenkins
9 922 (20.64%) Amazon AWS
10 903 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
11 839 (18.78%) SQL
12 820 (18.36%) Bash Shell
13 795 (17.80%) JavaScript
14 789 (17.66%) Git (software)
15 772 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
16 760 (17.01%) Unix
17 696 (15.58%) Ansible
18 677 (15.16%) Finance
19 619 (13.86%) Open Source
20 602 (13.48%) HTML
21 583 (13.05%) C++
22 549 (12.29%) Docker
23 548 (12.27%) TDD
24 538 (12.04%) MySQL
25 524 (11.73%) Configuration Management
26 485 (10.86%) Windows
27 484 (10.84%) Oracle
28 481 (10.77%) Django
29 463 (10.36%) CSS
30 453 (10.14%) Scrum

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
1 432 (9.67%) Apache
2 325 (7.28%) Tomcat
3 269 (6.02%) Apache Spark
4 211 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
5 196 (4.39%) Confluence
6 193 (4.32%) OpenStack
7 171 (3.83%) nginx
8 145 (3.25%) WebSphere
9 116 (2.60%) WebLogic
10 102 (2.28%) SAS
11 82 (1.84%) IIS
12 78 (1.75%) JBoss
13 69 (1.54%) Apache Pig
14 53 (1.19%) Jetty
15 45 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
16 37 (0.83%) CMS
17 36 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
18 33 (0.74%) Drupal
19 27 (0.60%) Apache Solr
20 25 (0.56%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 96 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 32 (0.72%) MS Office
3 30 (0.67%) SPSS
4 22 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.31%) HipChat
6 12 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.13%) Stata
11 5 (0.11%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.11%) Simulink
12 3 (0.067%) Mingle
13 2 (0.045%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.045%) InVision
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (0.47%) RMDS
2 19 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.31%) Magento
4 10 (0.22%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.16%) Unica
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.067%) Odoo
7 3 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.045%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.045%) Documaker
8 2 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.045%) Eikon
8 2 (0.045%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.045%) Oracle FAH
8 2 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.022%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.022%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 922 (20.64%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (3.49%) PaaS
4 153 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 143 (3.20%) GitHub
6 128 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
7 116 (2.60%) IaaS
8 109 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
9 80 (1.79%) SaaS
10 75 (1.68%) Amazon S3
11 47 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 32 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 26 (0.58%) Heroku
15 22 (0.49%) Google App Engine
16 21 (0.47%) Google Apps
16 21 (0.47%) OpenShift
17 19 (0.43%) Route 53
18 18 (0.40%) CloudFront
19 17 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 355 (7.95%) HTTP
2 303 (6.78%) TCP/IP
3 246 (5.51%) DNS
4 240 (5.37%) Firewall
5 144 (3.22%) SSL
6 119 (2.66%) LDAP
6 119 (2.66%) VPN
7 94 (2.10%) Internet
8 60 (1.34%) DHCP
9 52 (1.16%) SAN
10 50 (1.12%) FTP
11 49 (1.10%) LAN
11 49 (1.10%) WAN
12 39 (0.87%) IPsec
13 38 (0.85%) SMTP
14 37 (0.83%) Network Security
15 35 (0.78%) NAS
16 32 (0.72%) HTTPS
17 31 (0.69%) MQTT
18 30 (0.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (12.04%) MySQL
2 410 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
3 377 (8.44%) Hadoop
4 372 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 368 (8.24%) Big Data
6 350 (7.84%) MongoDB
7 292 (6.54%) Relational Database
8 260 (5.82%) SQL Server
9 154 (3.45%) Apache Hive
10 112 (2.51%) Oracle Database
11 101 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
12 98 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 90 (2.01%) HBase
14 88 (1.97%) Redis
15 80 (1.79%) RDBMS
16 68 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
17 67 (1.50%) Data Mining
18 60 (1.34%) DB2
19 51 (1.14%) Sqoop
20 44 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 929 (20.80%) Jenkins
2 789 (17.66%) Git (software)
3 373 (8.35%) JIRA
4 337 (7.54%) Subversion
5 202 (4.52%) Selenium
6 155 (3.47%) Maven
7 143 (3.20%) TeamCity
8 133 (2.98%) Cucumber
9 128 (2.87%) Vagrant
10 123 (2.75%) JUnit
11 106 (2.37%) Ant
11 106 (2.37%) Hudson
12 100 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
13 80 (1.79%) Travis CI
14 76 (1.70%) WebDriver
15 75 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 72 (1.61%) Gradle
17 55 (1.23%) Artifactory
17 55 (1.23%) SonarQube
18 52 (1.16%) GitLab
General
1 677 (15.16%) Finance
2 311 (6.96%) Banking
3 149 (3.34%) Retail
4 132 (2.96%) Front Office
5 112 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 90 (2.01%) Marketing
7 85 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 49 (1.10%) Games
9 46 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 36 (0.81%) Publishing
11 34 (0.76%) Electronics
12 30 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.60%) Advertising
14 23 (0.51%) Back Office
15 17 (0.38%) Military
16 16 (0.36%) Law
17 14 (0.31%) French Language
18 11 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.22%) Legal
20 8 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1597 (35.75%) Developer
2 847 (18.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 675 (15.11%) Python Developer
4 334 (7.48%) Linux Engineer
5 307 (6.87%) Java Developer
6 288 (6.45%) Analyst
7 226 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 214 (4.79%) Senior Developer
9 204 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
10 200 (4.48%) Architect
11 189 (4.23%) Administrator
12 184 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
13 169 (3.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 143 (3.20%) Data Scientist
15 138 (3.09%) Cloud Engineer
16 126 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
17 123 (2.75%) C++ Developer
18 118 (2.64%) Scala Developer
19 114 (2.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 114 (2.55%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (13.48%) HTML
2 481 (10.77%) Django
3 463 (10.36%) CSS
4 397 (8.89%) Web Services
5 347 (7.77%) JSON
6 295 (6.60%) AngularJS
7 290 (6.49%) HTML5
8 287 (6.42%) REST
9 221 (4.95%) Node.js
10 214 (4.79%) RESTful
11 192 (4.30%) .NET
12 190 (4.25%) LAMP
13 189 (4.23%) CSS3
14 181 (4.05%) XML
15 178 (3.98%) Spring
16 166 (3.72%) RabbitMQ
17 133 (2.98%) Flask
18 131 (2.93%) jQuery
19 121 (2.71%) Ruby on Rails
20 115 (2.57%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 304 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (4.84%) Computer Science
3 162 (3.63%) Visualisation
4 161 (3.60%) Algorithms
5 140 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 133 (2.98%) Statistics
7 127 (2.84%) Mathematics
8 112 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 103 (2.31%) User Experience
10 96 (2.15%) Data Centre
11 84 (1.88%) Clustering
12 77 (1.72%) Derivative
13 67 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
13 67 (1.50%) Private Cloud
14 61 (1.37%) Fixed Income
15 57 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 57 (1.28%) Management Information System
16 46 (1.03%) Data Structures
17 41 (0.92%) Mobile App
18 36 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2177 (48.74%) Linux
2 760 (17.01%) Unix
3 485 (10.86%) Windows
4 269 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 209 (4.68%) CentOS
6 173 (3.87%) Ubuntu
7 82 (1.84%) Windows Server
8 66 (1.48%) Android
8 66 (1.48%) Solaris
9 62 (1.39%) Mac OS X
10 59 (1.32%) AIX
11 56 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 46 (1.03%) Debian
13 40 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 23 (0.51%) SUSE
17 22 (0.49%) VMS
18 19 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
19 18 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1686 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1401 (31.36%) DevOps
3 903 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
4 619 (13.86%) Open Source
5 548 (12.27%) TDD
6 524 (11.73%) Configuration Management
7 453 (10.14%) Scrum
8 366 (8.19%) Software Engineering
9 338 (7.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 318 (7.12%) BDD
11 316 (7.07%) OO
12 313 (7.01%) Analytics
13 263 (5.89%) High Availability
14 257 (5.75%) E-Commerce
15 231 (5.17%) ITIL
16 226 (5.06%) Web Development
17 188 (4.21%) Automated Testing
17 188 (4.21%) Load Balancing
18 176 (3.94%) Migration
19 173 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1591 (35.62%) Java
2 1260 (28.21%) Ruby
3 973 (21.78%) Perl
4 839 (18.78%) SQL
5 820 (18.36%) Bash Shell
6 795 (17.80%) JavaScript
7 583 (13.05%) C++
8 445 (9.96%) Scala
9 424 (9.49%) PHP
10 391 (8.75%) C#
11 314 (7.03%) PowerShell
12 313 (7.01%) Shell Script
13 303 (6.78%) R
14 274 (6.13%) C
15 182 (4.07%) Go
16 88 (1.97%) MATLAB
17 77 (1.72%) PL/SQL
18 64 (1.43%) Jython
19 61 (1.37%) VBA
20 53 (1.19%) Korn
Qualifications
1 373 (8.35%) Security Cleared
2 356 (7.97%) Degree
3 192 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 128 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 87 (1.95%) PhD
6 63 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 62 (1.39%) CISSP
8 39 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 37 (0.83%) ISEB
10 36 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (0.67%) CCNA
11 30 (0.67%) RHCE
12 26 (0.58%) CCNP
13 25 (0.56%) CISM
14 23 (0.51%) CEH
15 20 (0.45%) GIAC
16 19 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
16 19 (0.43%) SANS
17 18 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (3.69%) QA
2 41 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 31 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.45%) SDET
6 19 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (0.43%) SLA
7 6 (0.13%) WCAG
8 5 (0.11%) IEC 61508
8 5 (0.11%) MISRA
9 4 (0.090%) JTAG
10 3 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.067%) MISRA C
11 2 (0.045%) Basel III
11 2 (0.045%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.022%) GCP
12 1 (0.022%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.022%) MiFID
12 1 (0.022%) WAI
System Software
1 549 (12.29%) Docker
2 237 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 72 (1.61%) HDFS
5 70 (1.57%) vSphere
6 62 (1.39%) Apache Flume
7 57 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
8 46 (1.03%) Xen
9 41 (0.92%) KVM
10 40 (0.90%) Hyper-V
11 37 (0.83%) vCloud
12 36 (0.81%) GlusterFS
12 36 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 32 (0.72%) NFS
14 30 (0.67%) iptables
15 25 (0.56%) GFS2
15 25 (0.56%) OCFS2
16 21 (0.47%) Ceph
16 21 (0.47%) Squid
17 17 (0.38%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1108 (24.80%) Puppet
2 772 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
3 696 (15.58%) Ansible
4 177 (3.96%) Nagios
5 122 (2.73%) logstash
6 113 (2.53%) Kibana
7 111 (2.48%) Terraform
8 96 (2.15%) Kubernetes
9 73 (1.63%) HAProxy
10 62 (1.39%) Salt
11 57 (1.28%) ZABBIX
12 51 (1.14%) Packer
13 43 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
14 40 (0.90%) SCCM
15 39 (0.87%) Control-M
16 38 (0.85%) Mesos
17 34 (0.76%) CFEngine
18 32 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
19 31 (0.69%) Grafana
20 30 (0.67%) Graphite
Vendors
1 484 (10.84%) Oracle
2 324 (7.25%) VMware
3 315 (7.05%) Red Hat
4 181 (4.05%) Splunk
5 175 (3.92%) Google
6 165 (3.69%) Microsoft
7 146 (3.27%) IBM
8 115 (2.57%) Atlassian
9 100 (2.24%) Cisco
10 92 (2.06%) HP
10 92 (2.06%) SaltStack
11 72 (1.61%) Cloudera
12 69 (1.54%) Tableau
13 61 (1.37%) Rackspace
14 50 (1.12%) EMC
15 47 (1.05%) CheckPoint
16 45 (1.01%) Teradata
17 43 (0.96%) F5
17 43 (0.96%) TIBCO
18 41 (0.92%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + extensive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago