The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 223 267 309
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +42
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 229 155 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.73% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 128 94
Average daily rate £450 £550 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Python Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Python Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 25 £425 -2.85% 15
Canary Wharf +6 4 £535 +1.90%
Westminster - 2 £500 -
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title.

1 486 (100.00%) Python
2 215 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 173 (35.60%) Django
5 124 (25.51%) HTML
6 119 (24.49%) SQL
7 114 (23.46%) TDD
8 106 (21.81%) CSS
9 101 (20.78%) Linux
10 90 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 86 (17.70%) Java
12 84 (17.28%) C++
13 80 (16.46%) OO
14 78 (16.05%) MySQL
15 77 (15.84%) Finance
16 69 (14.20%) Git (software)
17 67 (13.79%) Computer Science
18 65 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
19 62 (12.76%) HTML5
20 61 (12.55%) NoSQL
21 59 (12.14%) Flask
22 56 (11.52%) Banking
23 52 (10.70%) C#
24 49 (10.08%) jQuery
25 48 (9.88%) Degree
26 47 (9.67%) Software Engineering
27 43 (8.85%) CSS3
28 42 (8.64%) Redis
28 42 (8.64%) REST
29 41 (8.44%) Investment Banking

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (7.61%) Node.js
2 22 (4.53%) nginx
3 18 (3.70%) CMS
4 16 (3.29%) uWSGI
5 15 (3.09%) Apache
6 11 (2.26%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.82%) Confluence
10 3 (0.62%) Gunicorn
10 3 (0.62%) Jetty
10 3 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.41%) JBoss
12 1 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.82%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.82%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.41%) Magento
3 2 (0.41%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.26%) GitHub
4 10 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.85%) Google App Engine
6 8 (1.65%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.23%) SaaS
8 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.82%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.62%) Heroku
11 2 (0.41%) PaaS
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.02%) HTTP
2 23 (4.73%) Internet
3 17 (3.50%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.67%) Bluetooth
4 13 (2.67%) SSL
4 13 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (2.67%) X.509
4 13 (2.67%) ZigBee
5 12 (2.47%) 802.15
6 4 (0.82%) SSH
7 3 (0.62%) DNS
7 3 (0.62%) Firewall
8 2 (0.41%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.21%) DVB
9 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (16.05%) MySQL
2 65 (13.37%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (12.55%) NoSQL
4 42 (8.64%) Redis
5 37 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 28 (5.76%) SQL Server
7 21 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 17 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.88%) Big Data
11 8 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.23%) ObjectStore
12 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.82%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.82%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.62%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.62%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 69 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.94%) JIRA
3 12 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.26%) Subversion
5 10 (2.06%) Selenium
6 5 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.03%) Grunt
6 5 (1.03%) Maven
7 4 (0.82%) Gradle
7 4 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.82%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.62%) gulp
8 3 (0.62%) Hudson
8 3 (0.62%) JMeter
8 3 (0.62%) JUnit
8 3 (0.62%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.62%) Mockito
8 3 (0.62%) Sublime Text
8 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 77 (15.84%) Finance
2 56 (11.52%) Banking
3 41 (8.44%) Investment Banking
4 38 (7.82%) Front Office
5 12 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.85%) Games
8 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.41%) Advertising
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (35.60%) Django
2 124 (25.51%) HTML
3 106 (21.81%) CSS
4 90 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 62 (12.76%) HTML5
6 59 (12.14%) Flask
7 49 (10.08%) jQuery
8 43 (8.85%) CSS3
9 42 (8.64%) REST
10 38 (7.82%) RESTful
10 38 (7.82%) Web Services
11 25 (5.14%) NumPy
12 24 (4.94%) Celery
12 24 (4.94%) JSON
12 24 (4.94%) Pandas
13 23 (4.73%) SciPy
14 22 (4.53%) Ajax
15 21 (4.32%) React
16 17 (3.50%) CherryPy
16 17 (3.50%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (4.73%) Fixed Income
4 21 (4.32%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.50%) Physics
6 15 (3.09%) Equities
6 15 (3.09%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.67%) Fintech
8 12 (2.47%) Hedge funds
9 11 (2.26%) Derivative
10 9 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.85%) Clustering
10 9 (1.85%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.85%) Social Media
11 8 (1.65%) Statistics
11 8 (1.65%) User Experience
12 7 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (1.23%) Digital Media
14 5 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 101 (20.78%) Linux
2 33 (6.79%) Unix
3 21 (4.32%) Windows
4 5 (1.03%) CentOS
4 5 (1.03%) Mac OS
4 5 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.62%) Debian
5 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (23.46%) TDD
3 80 (16.46%) OO
4 47 (9.67%) Software Engineering
5 40 (8.23%) Scrum
6 36 (7.41%) Front End Development
7 35 (7.20%) Pair Programming
8 34 (7.00%) Web Development
9 32 (6.58%) BDD
9 32 (6.58%) Unit Testing
10 28 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (5.56%) OOP
12 24 (4.94%) DevOps
13 23 (4.73%) Microservices
14 21 (4.32%) Analytics
14 21 (4.32%) Open Source
15 20 (4.12%) E-Commerce
16 19 (3.91%) High Availability
16 19 (3.91%) Multithreading
17 17 (3.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 486 (100.00%) Python
2 180 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 119 (24.49%) SQL
4 86 (17.70%) Java
5 84 (17.28%) C++
6 52 (10.70%) C#
7 35 (7.20%) Ruby
8 28 (5.76%) Bash Shell
9 26 (5.35%) Scala
10 23 (4.73%) C
10 23 (4.73%) Perl
11 19 (3.91%) Go
12 17 (3.50%) R
13 14 (2.88%) PHP
14 10 (2.06%) MATLAB
15 7 (1.44%) VBA
16 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.82%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.82%) AWK
17 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (9.88%) Degree
2 6 (1.23%) PhD
3 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.03%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (7.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.23%) Puppet
3 4 (0.82%) Ansible
4 3 (0.62%) Graphite
4 3 (0.62%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.41%) logstash
6 1 (0.21%) Dokku
6 1 (0.21%) Grafana
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (4.73%) Oracle
2 16 (3.29%) Google
3 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (0.82%) ServiceNow
3 4 (0.82%) Siebel
3 4 (0.82%) Tableau
4 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.62%) IBM
4 3 (0.62%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (0.62%) Twitter
4 3 (0.62%) Zend
5 2 (0.41%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.41%) Brocade
5 2 (0.41%) Cisco
5 2 (0.41%) EMC
5 2 (0.41%) Hitachi
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.41%) NetApp
5 2 (0.41%) SunGard
5 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
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