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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 46 64 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 2036 1560 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.14% 3.06% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.56% 7.95% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1083 898
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 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 17
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.23 £22.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £52.19 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
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
19279 19612 18446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.19% 38.50% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13411 13343 12171
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 396 401
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +12 1245 £500 +5.26% 457
South East +39 344 £438 +16.66% 137
Yorkshire +19 104 £445 +16.33% 33
East of England +21 90 £450 +16.12% 72
South West +32 86 £425 +6.51% 47
North West -11 85 £423 -3.42% 36
North East -47 31 £450 +1.12% 6
West Midlands -26 28 £425 +13.33% 14
East Midlands +10 21 £340 -28.42% 11
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2060 (50.12%) Linux
2 1584 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1557 (37.88%) Java
4 1213 (29.51%) Ruby
5 1167 (28.39%) DevOps
6 1010 (24.57%) Puppet
7 1008 (24.53%) Perl
8 873 (21.24%) JavaScript
9 830 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
10 809 (19.68%) SQL
11 807 (19.64%) Jenkins
12 799 (19.44%) Git (software)
13 782 (19.03%) Unix
14 771 (18.76%) Amazon AWS
15 750 (18.25%) Bash Shell
16 683 (16.62%) Finance
17 668 (16.25%) C++
18 659 (16.03%) Opscode Chef
19 619 (15.06%) HTML
20 564 (13.72%) Configuration Management
21 559 (13.60%) Open Source
22 528 (12.85%) Ansible
23 516 (12.55%) CSS
24 506 (12.31%) Windows
25 480 (11.68%) Scrum
26 477 (11.61%) Oracle
27 466 (11.34%) MySQL
28 455 (11.07%) TDD
29 426 (10.36%) Scala
30 425 (10.34%) C#

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
1 331 (8.05%) Apache
2 277 (6.74%) Tomcat
3 210 (5.11%) OpenStack
4 192 (4.67%) Apache Spark
5 175 (4.26%) Confluence
6 156 (3.80%) nginx
7 122 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
8 118 (2.87%) WebSphere
9 110 (2.68%) SAS
10 97 (2.36%) WebLogic
11 91 (2.21%) IIS
12 79 (1.92%) JBoss
13 62 (1.51%) Apache Pig
14 59 (1.44%) Jetty
15 56 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
16 41 (1.00%) CMS
16 41 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.54%) GeoServer
17 22 (0.54%) uWSGI
18 20 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 99 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.90%) MS Office
3 34 (0.83%) SPSS
4 18 (0.44%) HipChat
5 16 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.15%) Simulink
11 3 (0.073%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.049%) Mingle
12 2 (0.049%) Weka
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.024%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.024%) InVision
13 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 15 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.17%) RMDS
5 6 (0.15%) Magento
6 5 (0.12%) BigMachines
6 5 (0.12%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.097%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.073%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.073%) Eikon
8 3 (0.073%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.073%) OpenText Process Suite
8 3 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.049%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.049%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.024%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.024%) CSG Singleview
10 1 (0.024%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 771 (18.76%) Amazon AWS
2 221 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (3.11%) GitHub
4 115 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 115 (2.80%) IaaS
5 112 (2.73%) PaaS
6 108 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
7 91 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
7 91 (2.21%) SaaS
8 61 (1.48%) Amazon S3
9 55 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 33 (0.80%) Google App Engine
11 30 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 25 (0.61%) Route 53
12 25 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 24 (0.58%) Heroku
14 23 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
15 21 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 20 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
16 20 (0.49%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 356 (8.66%) HTTP
2 237 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 230 (5.60%) DNS
4 159 (3.87%) Firewall
5 135 (3.28%) LDAP
6 110 (2.68%) SSL
7 100 (2.43%) Internet
8 70 (1.70%) VPN
9 61 (1.48%) SAN
10 55 (1.34%) DHCP
11 48 (1.17%) FTP
12 40 (0.97%) IPsec
13 38 (0.92%) WAN
14 37 (0.90%) LAN
15 35 (0.85%) Kerberos
15 35 (0.85%) SMTP
16 33 (0.80%) NAS
17 31 (0.75%) Network Security
18 26 (0.63%) Wireshark
19 25 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (11.34%) MySQL
2 348 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 340 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 319 (7.76%) Hadoop
5 309 (7.52%) Big Data
6 300 (7.30%) Relational Database
7 291 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
8 240 (5.84%) SQL Server
9 154 (3.75%) Apache Hive
10 128 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 105 (2.55%) Oracle Database
12 95 (2.31%) Redis
13 94 (2.29%) RDBMS
14 73 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
14 73 (1.78%) HBase
15 58 (1.41%) Data Mining
16 53 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
17 45 (1.09%) KDB
18 43 (1.05%) GIS
19 40 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 807 (19.64%) Jenkins
2 799 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 366 (8.91%) JIRA
4 358 (8.71%) Subversion
5 187 (4.55%) Maven
6 175 (4.26%) Selenium
7 162 (3.94%) JUnit
8 132 (3.21%) Vagrant
9 124 (3.02%) Hudson
10 120 (2.92%) Cucumber
11 110 (2.68%) Ant
12 105 (2.55%) TeamCity
13 91 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 81 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 60 (1.46%) Artifactory
15 60 (1.46%) ClearCase
16 47 (1.14%) GitLab
17 46 (1.12%) SonarQube
18 43 (1.05%) NUnit
19 42 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 683 (16.62%) Finance
2 311 (7.57%) Banking
3 124 (3.02%) Front Office
4 106 (2.58%) Retail
5 98 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 86 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 82 (2.00%) Marketing
8 48 (1.17%) Games
9 35 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 34 (0.83%) Publishing
11 29 (0.71%) Law
12 26 (0.63%) Electronics
13 22 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 20 (0.49%) Back Office
15 14 (0.34%) Advertising
16 13 (0.32%) Legal
17 9 (0.22%) French Language
18 7 (0.17%) Local Government
19 6 (0.15%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1614 (39.27%) Developer
2 739 (17.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 638 (15.52%) Python Developer
4 331 (8.05%) Linux Engineer
5 300 (7.30%) Java Developer
6 237 (5.77%) Analyst
7 209 (5.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 173 (4.21%) Administrator
9 170 (4.14%) Architect
10 160 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 156 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
12 151 (3.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 146 (3.55%) C++ Developer
14 140 (3.41%) AWS DevOps
15 136 (3.31%) Scala Developer
16 131 (3.19%) Data Scientist
17 118 (2.87%) Cloud Engineer
18 108 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
19 105 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
20 103 (2.51%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 619 (15.06%) HTML
2 516 (12.55%) CSS
3 388 (9.44%) Web Services
4 384 (9.34%) Django
5 292 (7.10%) HTML5
6 289 (7.03%) REST
7 282 (6.86%) JSON
8 258 (6.28%) .NET
9 237 (5.77%) AngularJS
10 236 (5.74%) Node.js
11 213 (5.18%) CSS3
12 210 (5.11%) Spring
13 206 (5.01%) RESTful
14 185 (4.50%) XML
15 167 (4.06%) Ruby on Rails
16 162 (3.94%) jQuery
17 150 (3.65%) Ajax
18 148 (3.60%) LAMP
19 128 (3.11%) RabbitMQ
20 108 (2.63%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 284 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
2 219 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 146 (3.55%) Visualisation
4 134 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 123 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 107 (2.60%) Mathematics
7 103 (2.51%) Statistics
7 103 (2.51%) User Experience
8 102 (2.48%) Data Centre
9 86 (2.09%) Derivative
10 84 (2.04%) Clustering
11 73 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 60 (1.46%) Management Information System
13 59 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 53 (1.29%) Fintech
15 50 (1.22%) Private Cloud
16 49 (1.19%) Public Cloud
17 44 (1.07%) Hedge funds
18 42 (1.02%) Mobile App
19 39 (0.95%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2060 (50.12%) Linux
2 782 (19.03%) Unix
3 506 (12.31%) Windows
4 287 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 168 (4.09%) CentOS
6 132 (3.21%) Ubuntu
7 121 (2.94%) Windows Server
8 92 (2.24%) Mac OS X
9 73 (1.78%) Solaris
10 71 (1.73%) AIX
11 55 (1.34%) Android
12 53 (1.29%) Debian
13 49 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 41 (1.00%) Apple iOS
15 38 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 34 (0.83%) VMS
17 31 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (0.63%) CoreOS
19 21 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 18 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1584 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1167 (28.39%) DevOps
3 830 (20.19%) Continuous Integration
4 564 (13.72%) Configuration Management
5 559 (13.60%) Open Source
6 480 (11.68%) Scrum
7 455 (11.07%) TDD
8 345 (8.39%) Software Engineering
9 312 (7.59%) OO
10 287 (6.98%) Analytics
11 266 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 219 (5.33%) Web Development
13 214 (5.21%) ITIL
14 212 (5.16%) High Availability
15 208 (5.06%) Automated Testing
16 201 (4.89%) BDD
17 191 (4.65%) E-Commerce
18 177 (4.31%) Unit Testing
19 172 (4.18%) Responsive Web Design
20 164 (3.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1557 (37.88%) Java
2 1213 (29.51%) Ruby
3 1008 (24.53%) Perl
4 873 (21.24%) JavaScript
5 809 (19.68%) SQL
6 750 (18.25%) Bash Shell
7 668 (16.25%) C++
8 426 (10.36%) Scala
9 425 (10.34%) C#
10 361 (8.78%) PHP
11 339 (8.25%) PowerShell
12 337 (8.20%) Shell Script
13 260 (6.33%) C
14 251 (6.11%) R
15 146 (3.55%) Go
16 95 (2.31%) MATLAB
17 72 (1.75%) PL/SQL
18 63 (1.53%) VBA
19 56 (1.36%) Groovy
20 55 (1.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 345 (8.39%) Security Cleared
2 336 (8.18%) Degree
3 182 (4.43%) SC Cleared
4 96 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 79 (1.92%) PhD
6 45 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
7 44 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (1.07%) CISSP
8 41 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 38 (0.92%) ISEB
10 36 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (0.78%) CCNA
12 28 (0.68%) CCNP
13 27 (0.66%) RHCE
14 25 (0.61%) MCSE
15 24 (0.58%) CEH
16 23 (0.56%) AWS Certification
16 23 (0.56%) CISM
16 23 (0.56%) GIAC
17 22 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (3.67%) QA
2 52 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 30 (0.73%) SLA
4 19 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.22%) FedRAMP
6 9 (0.22%) WCAG
7 6 (0.15%) SDET
8 3 (0.073%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.073%) OIPF
8 3 (0.073%) WAI
9 2 (0.049%) Basel III
9 2 (0.049%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.049%) MiFID
10 1 (0.024%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.024%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 400 (9.73%) Docker
2 208 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (3.33%) Active Directory
4 92 (2.24%) vSphere
5 51 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 49 (1.19%) KVM
7 44 (1.07%) NFS
8 41 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (0.95%) HDFS
9 39 (0.95%) Hyper-V
9 39 (0.95%) vCloud
10 37 (0.90%) Apache Flume
11 33 (0.80%) Xen
12 32 (0.78%) GlusterFS
13 31 (0.75%) Ceph
14 28 (0.68%) Samba
14 28 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 25 (0.61%) VMware ESX
16 24 (0.58%) iptables
17 22 (0.54%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1010 (24.57%) Puppet
2 659 (16.03%) Opscode Chef
3 528 (12.85%) Ansible
4 203 (4.94%) Nagios
5 128 (3.11%) logstash
6 95 (2.31%) Kibana
7 94 (2.29%) Kubernetes
8 73 (1.78%) Salt
9 72 (1.75%) HAProxy
10 66 (1.61%) Graphite
10 66 (1.61%) Terraform
11 52 (1.27%) SCCM
12 47 (1.14%) ZABBIX
13 44 (1.07%) Grafana
14 34 (0.83%) Packer
15 32 (0.78%) Cacti
16 31 (0.75%) Control-M
16 31 (0.75%) Mesos
17 30 (0.73%) ITRS Geneos
18 26 (0.63%) StatsD
Vendors
1 477 (11.61%) Oracle
2 356 (8.66%) Red Hat
2 356 (8.66%) VMware
3 196 (4.77%) Microsoft
4 187 (4.55%) Splunk
5 179 (4.36%) Google
6 130 (3.16%) IBM
7 100 (2.43%) Cisco
8 95 (2.31%) Atlassian
9 85 (2.07%) HP
10 60 (1.46%) Tableau
11 50 (1.22%) Cloudera
12 46 (1.12%) F5
12 46 (1.12%) SaltStack
13 44 (1.07%) Citrix
13 44 (1.07%) EMC
14 42 (1.02%) Rackspace
15 41 (1.00%) Apple
15 41 (1.00%) Veritas
16 40 (0.97%) TIBCO
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Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
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London
Talent International
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
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Croydon, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
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Mortimer Spinks
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £24 - £28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
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Posted: Yesterday
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City, London
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City, London
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London
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London
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London
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London
MA Associates Worldwide
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London
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