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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 193 244 304
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 249 178 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 0.84% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.89% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 138 95
Average daily rate £475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £367 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+16.95% +11.03%
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
20061 20060 20469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.51% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14232 14223 13899
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 342 392
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Python Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 February 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 +30 18 £425 -15.00% 19
Canary Wharf - 3 £398 -
Hammersmith - 3 £475 -
Westminster - 2 £550 -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 481 (100.00%) Python
2 210 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (38.88%) Django
4 178 (37.01%) JavaScript
5 134 (27.86%) SQL
6 123 (25.57%) HTML
7 116 (24.12%) TDD
8 105 (21.83%) CSS
9 101 (21.00%) Finance
10 96 (19.96%) Java
11 94 (19.54%) Linux
12 90 (18.71%) Computer Science
13 86 (17.88%) AngularJS
14 82 (17.05%) OO
14 82 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
15 76 (15.80%) C++
16 71 (14.76%) Git (software)
17 67 (13.93%) Degree
18 66 (13.72%) MySQL
19 62 (12.89%) Banking
20 60 (12.47%) HTML5
21 57 (11.85%) Internet
22 56 (11.64%) Software Engineering
22 56 (11.64%) Flask
23 55 (11.43%) REST
24 53 (11.02%) NoSQL
24 53 (11.02%) jQuery
25 52 (10.81%) Redis
26 49 (10.19%) Investment Banking
26 49 (10.19%) C#

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 30 (6.24%) Apache
2 18 (3.74%) Apache Spark
2 18 (3.74%) Node.js
3 16 (3.33%) CMS
4 12 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.49%) nginx
5 6 (1.25%) Confluence
6 5 (1.04%) Gunicorn
6 5 (1.04%) Jetty
6 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.62%) uWSGI
8 2 (0.42%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.49%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.83%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.83%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.12%) GitHub
3 11 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.25%) Google App Engine
6 6 (1.25%) SaaS
7 5 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.62%) Heroku
10 2 (0.42%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.42%) PaaS
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.85%) Internet
2 36 (7.48%) HTTP
3 18 (3.74%) TCP/IP
4 14 (2.91%) Bluetooth
4 14 (2.91%) SSL
4 14 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (2.91%) X.509
4 14 (2.91%) ZigBee
5 13 (2.70%) 802.15
6 4 (0.83%) SSH
7 3 (0.62%) DNS
7 3 (0.62%) Firewall
8 2 (0.42%) FTP
9 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.05%) PostgreSQL
2 66 (13.72%) MySQL
3 53 (11.02%) NoSQL
4 52 (10.81%) Redis
5 36 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 33 (6.86%) MongoDB
7 27 (5.61%) SQL Server
8 26 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 24 (4.99%) Hadoop
10 17 (3.53%) Big Data
11 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.83%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.83%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.83%) DB2
12 4 (0.83%) HBase
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.62%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.62%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.62%) Pentaho
13 3 (0.62%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 71 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.57%) JIRA
3 10 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.87%) Subversion
5 7 (1.46%) Gradle
5 7 (1.46%) Selenium
6 6 (1.25%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.25%) Vagrant
7 5 (1.04%) Grunt
7 5 (1.04%) Maven
8 4 (0.83%) gulp
9 3 (0.62%) Hudson
9 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.62%) JMeter
9 3 (0.62%) JUnit
9 3 (0.62%) Mockito
9 3 (0.62%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.62%) Sublime Text
9 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 101 (21.00%) Finance
2 62 (12.89%) Banking
3 49 (10.19%) Investment Banking
4 48 (9.98%) Front Office
5 12 (2.49%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.87%) Games
7 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.62%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) Retail
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (38.88%) Django
2 123 (25.57%) HTML
3 105 (21.83%) CSS
4 86 (17.88%) AngularJS
5 60 (12.47%) HTML5
6 56 (11.64%) Flask
7 55 (11.43%) REST
8 53 (11.02%) jQuery
9 42 (8.73%) RESTful
10 41 (8.52%) CSS3
11 36 (7.48%) Web Services
12 30 (6.24%) Pandas
13 29 (6.03%) NumPy
14 26 (5.41%) SciPy
15 22 (4.57%) React
16 20 (4.16%) Ext JS
17 19 (3.95%) Ajax
18 18 (3.74%) Celery
18 18 (3.74%) JSON
19 17 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 90 (18.71%) Computer Science
2 26 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 25 (5.20%) Physics
4 24 (4.99%) Derivative
5 22 (4.57%) Hedge funds
6 20 (4.16%) Equities
6 20 (4.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 16 (3.33%) Fixed Income
8 15 (3.12%) Algorithms
8 15 (3.12%) Visualisation
9 11 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.08%) Digital Media
10 10 (2.08%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.87%) Fintech
12 8 (1.66%) Clustering
13 7 (1.46%) User Experience
14 6 (1.25%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (19.54%) Linux
2 46 (9.56%) Unix
3 21 (4.37%) Windows
4 13 (2.70%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.04%) CentOS
7 3 (0.62%) Debian
7 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (24.12%) TDD
3 82 (17.05%) OO
4 56 (11.64%) Software Engineering
5 47 (9.77%) Unit Testing
6 43 (8.94%) Scrum
7 40 (8.32%) BDD
7 40 (8.32%) Front End Development
8 31 (6.44%) E-Commerce
9 27 (5.61%) DevOps
10 23 (4.78%) Pair Programming
11 22 (4.57%) OOP
12 20 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (4.16%) MVC
13 19 (3.95%) Open Source
14 17 (3.53%) Microservices
15 16 (3.33%) Multithreading
15 16 (3.33%) Web Development
16 15 (3.12%) High Availability
16 15 (3.12%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 481 (100.00%) Python
2 178 (37.01%) JavaScript
3 134 (27.86%) SQL
4 96 (19.96%) Java
5 76 (15.80%) C++
6 49 (10.19%) C#
7 31 (6.44%) Ruby
8 30 (6.24%) Perl
9 27 (5.61%) C
9 27 (5.61%) Scala
10 26 (5.41%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.74%) PHP
12 16 (3.33%) Go
13 9 (1.87%) R
14 7 (1.46%) Groovy
15 5 (1.04%) VBA
16 4 (0.83%) AWK
16 4 (0.83%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.83%) sed
16 4 (0.83%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 67 (13.93%) Degree
2 6 (1.25%) PhD
3 3 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.62%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) Basel III
3 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 40 (8.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) HDFS
2 1 (0.21%) KVM
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.29%) Puppet
2 9 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.25%) Ansible
4 3 (0.62%) Graphite
5 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.42%) logstash
5 2 (0.42%) Terraform
6 1 (0.21%) Dokku
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (5.61%) Oracle
2 18 (3.74%) Google
3 6 (1.25%) ServiceNow
3 6 (1.25%) SunGard
4 5 (1.04%) VMware
5 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.83%) IBM
5 4 (0.83%) Siebel
5 4 (0.83%) Tableau
6 3 (0.62%) Informatica
6 3 (0.62%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.62%) SOASTA, Inc
6 3 (0.62%) Sybase
6 3 (0.62%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.42%) ATG
7 2 (0.42%) EMC
7 2 (0.42%) NetApp
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.42%) Teradata
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