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 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 263 240 302
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +62
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 159 189 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.85% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 153 101
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£490 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 -
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
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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 +10 35 £625 +4.16% 16
Hammersmith - 2 £328 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Python
2 122 (40.26%) Django
3 88 (29.04%) Finance
3 88 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (26.73%) Front Office
5 74 (24.42%) TDD
6 68 (22.44%) SQL
7 64 (21.12%) Linux
8 60 (19.80%) OO
8 60 (19.80%) Banking
9 54 (17.82%) C++
10 51 (16.83%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (16.50%) Java
12 48 (15.84%) Investment Banking
13 39 (12.87%) NumPy
13 39 (12.87%) Derivative
14 36 (11.88%) JavaScript
15 34 (11.22%) Analytics
16 31 (10.23%) Computer Science
16 31 (10.23%) Flask
17 30 (9.90%) Functional Programming
17 30 (9.90%) Pandas
18 29 (9.57%) Data Structures
18 29 (9.57%) Internet
19 28 (9.24%) Credit Risk
19 28 (9.24%) Unit Testing
19 28 (9.24%) RESTful
19 28 (9.24%) SciPy
19 28 (9.24%) REST
20 27 (8.91%) Continuous Integration

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (2.31%) Apache
2 5 (1.65%) Node.js
2 5 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.32%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.32%) CMS
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.99%) GemFire
5 2 (0.66%) WordPress
5 2 (0.66%) IPython
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.33%) Tornado
Applications
1 15 (4.95%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Odoo
2 4 (1.32%) Magento
3 2 (0.66%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.30%) Heroku
3 6 (1.98%) GitHub
4 4 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 4 (1.32%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (1.32%) SaaS
4 4 (1.32%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.57%) Internet
2 7 (2.31%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.99%) DVB
3 3 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.66%) SSL
4 2 (0.66%) Telnet
4 2 (0.66%) SSH
4 2 (0.66%) SNMP
4 2 (0.66%) SMTP
4 2 (0.66%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) AMQP
5 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.83%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (8.58%) MySQL
3 21 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 19 (6.27%) Redis
5 14 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.63%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.64%) Big Data
8 6 (1.98%) SQL Server
8 6 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.32%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.66%) Sqoop
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.66%) DB2
11 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.62%) Subversion
3 4 (1.32%) JIRA
4 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.99%) Maven
5 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) JUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.33%) jMock
General
1 88 (29.04%) Finance
2 81 (26.73%) Front Office
3 60 (19.80%) Banking
4 48 (15.84%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.29%) Retail
6 7 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (40.26%) Django
2 39 (12.87%) NumPy
3 31 (10.23%) Flask
4 30 (9.90%) Pandas
5 28 (9.24%) REST
5 28 (9.24%) RESTful
5 28 (9.24%) SciPy
6 24 (7.92%) XML
7 17 (5.61%) HTML
8 13 (4.29%) CSS
9 12 (3.96%) jQuery
9 12 (3.96%) AngularJS
10 10 (3.30%) Celery
11 9 (2.97%) HTML5
12 8 (2.64%) Twisted
13 7 (2.31%) CherryPy
14 6 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
15 5 (1.65%) JSON
15 5 (1.65%) Pyramid
16 4 (1.32%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.87%) Derivative
2 31 (10.23%) Computer Science
3 29 (9.57%) Data Structures
4 28 (9.24%) Credit Risk
5 26 (8.58%) Algorithms
6 25 (8.25%) Grid Computing
7 19 (6.27%) Mathematics
8 16 (5.28%) Physics
9 15 (4.95%) Market Risk
10 11 (3.63%) Hedge funds
11 8 (2.64%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (1.32%) Visualisation
14 4 (1.32%) DTV
14 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.99%) Equities
15 3 (0.99%) STB
15 3 (0.99%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.12%) Linux
2 26 (8.58%) UNIX
3 23 (7.59%) Windows
4 7 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.04%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (24.42%) TDD
3 60 (19.80%) OO
4 34 (11.22%) Analytics
5 30 (9.90%) Functional Programming
6 28 (9.24%) Unit Testing
7 27 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (5.28%) Web Development
9 15 (4.95%) OOP
10 12 (3.96%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.96%) Software Engineering
10 12 (3.96%) SDLC
10 12 (3.96%) BDD
11 11 (3.63%) Asset Management
11 11 (3.63%) Risk Management
12 9 (2.97%) Multithreading
12 9 (2.97%) Open Source
12 9 (2.97%) MapReduce
13 8 (2.64%) DevOps
14 7 (2.31%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 303 (100.00%) Python
2 68 (22.44%) SQL
3 54 (17.82%) C++
4 50 (16.50%) Java
5 36 (11.88%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.60%) Perl
6 20 (6.60%) C#
7 18 (5.94%) R
8 13 (4.29%) Scala
9 9 (2.97%) C
10 8 (2.64%) PHP
11 5 (1.65%) VBA
11 5 (1.65%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.32%) Haskell
12 4 (1.32%) F#
13 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.99%) Ruby
14 2 (0.66%) Korn
14 2 (0.66%) Cython
15 1 (0.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (6.60%) Degree
2 5 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) PhD
4 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 16 (5.28%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.65%) Puppet
1 5 (1.65%) Vagrant
1 5 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (3.30%) Oracle
2 5 (1.65%) Google
3 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
3 3 (0.99%) VMware
4 2 (0.66%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.66%) SaltStack
4 2 (0.66%) Siebel
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.33%) Perforce
5 1 (0.33%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
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