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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 288 321 325
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 122 103 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 88 44
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£469 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -12 21 £500 -16.66% 13
Canary Wharf - - - -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Python
2 141 (45.34%) Django
3 134 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (32.15%) TDD
5 99 (31.83%) C++
6 90 (28.94%) OO
7 82 (26.37%) Banking
8 77 (24.76%) Linux
9 74 (23.79%) SQL
10 71 (22.83%) Java
11 68 (21.86%) Finance
12 66 (21.22%) Investment Banking
13 55 (17.68%) HTML
13 55 (17.68%) Git (software)
14 54 (17.36%) JavaScript
15 50 (16.08%) CSS
15 50 (16.08%) PostgreSQL
16 49 (15.76%) C#
17 46 (14.79%) Software Engineering
18 44 (14.15%) Front Office
19 40 (12.86%) Scrum
19 40 (12.86%) Web Development
20 38 (12.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 37 (11.90%) Derivative
22 35 (11.25%) MySQL
22 35 (11.25%) Risk Management
23 30 (9.65%) OOP
23 30 (9.65%) jQuery
24 29 (9.32%) Analytics
25 27 (8.68%) Opscode Chef

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (6.75%) Apache
2 10 (3.22%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.25%) CMS
4 3 (0.96%) IIS
5 2 (0.64%) Tornado
5 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.32%) Node.js
6 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (2.89%) MS Excel
1 9 (2.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MODO
2 1 (0.32%) Maya
2 1 (0.32%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 12 (3.86%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) GitHub
3 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.54%) HTTP
2 8 (2.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.96%) Telnet
3 3 (0.96%) SNMP
3 3 (0.96%) SSL
3 3 (0.96%) SMTP
3 3 (0.96%) FTP
3 3 (0.96%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (16.08%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (11.25%) MySQL
3 20 (6.43%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (3.86%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.86%) ObjectStore
5 10 (3.22%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.89%) Big Data
7 8 (2.57%) Redis
7 8 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.61%) KDB
9 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.64%) OLAP
11 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 55 (17.68%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.43%) Jasmine
3 19 (6.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 8 (2.57%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.61%) Subversion
6 4 (1.29%) jMock
6 4 (1.29%) JUnit
6 4 (1.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.64%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.64%) JBehave
9 1 (0.32%) Grunt
9 1 (0.32%) Hudson
9 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (26.37%) Banking
2 68 (21.86%) Finance
3 66 (21.22%) Investment Banking
4 44 (14.15%) Front Office
5 22 (7.07%) Games
6 10 (3.22%) Legal
7 7 (2.25%) Law
8 6 (1.93%) Marketing
9 4 (1.29%) Advertising
10 3 (0.96%) Retail
11 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (45.34%) Django
2 55 (17.68%) HTML
3 50 (16.08%) CSS
4 30 (9.65%) jQuery
5 22 (7.07%) HTML5
6 20 (6.43%) CSS3
7 19 (6.11%) Gherkin
7 19 (6.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (6.11%) XML
8 18 (5.79%) Twisted
9 15 (4.82%) Flask
10 14 (4.50%) Pyramid
10 14 (4.50%) STL
11 13 (4.18%) NumPy
12 12 (3.86%) SciPy
13 11 (3.54%) Web Services
13 11 (3.54%) RESTful
14 10 (3.22%) JSON
14 10 (3.22%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (3.22%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 37 (11.90%) Derivative
3 20 (6.43%) Digital Media
4 18 (5.79%) Fixed Income
5 16 (5.14%) Data Structures
5 16 (5.14%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.86%) Credit Derivative
7 11 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.89%) Equities
9 8 (2.57%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.57%) Credit Risk
9 8 (2.57%) Open Source
10 7 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.61%) Replication
11 5 (1.61%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.29%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.29%) Linked Data
13 3 (0.96%) STB
13 3 (0.96%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 77 (24.76%) Linux
2 16 (5.14%) Windows
3 13 (4.18%) UNIX
4 7 (2.25%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.96%) Debian
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (32.15%) TDD
3 90 (28.94%) OO
4 46 (14.79%) Software Engineering
5 40 (12.86%) Scrum
5 40 (12.86%) Web Development
6 35 (11.25%) Risk Management
7 30 (9.65%) OOP
8 29 (9.32%) Analytics
9 22 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (5.47%) Multithreading
11 16 (5.14%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.50%) OOD
13 11 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (2.89%) Functional Programming
14 9 (2.89%) Unit Testing
14 9 (2.89%) Kanban
15 8 (2.57%) Refactoring
15 8 (2.57%) DevOps
16 7 (2.25%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 311 (100.00%) Python
2 99 (31.83%) C++
3 74 (23.79%) SQL
4 71 (22.83%) Java
5 54 (17.36%) JavaScript
6 49 (15.76%) C#
7 21 (6.75%) PHP
8 20 (6.43%) Ruby
9 17 (5.47%) VBA
10 16 (5.14%) R
11 13 (4.18%) C
12 10 (3.22%) Scala
13 7 (2.25%) Perl
14 6 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.61%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.61%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.61%) Haskell
16 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.64%) SPARQL
17 2 (0.64%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (4.18%) Degree
2 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.96%) Docker
2 2 (0.64%) Varnish
3 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (8.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.29%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.64%) StatsD
4 1 (0.32%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) Graphite
4 1 (0.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Cacti
4 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 26 (8.36%) Oracle
2 9 (2.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.93%) Google
4 5 (1.61%) Sybase
5 3 (0.96%) Splunk
6 1 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.32%) Percona
6 1 (0.32%) Facebook
6 1 (0.32%) Netezza
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