The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 228 284 331
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 194 133 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.82% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 93 59
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £342 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21896 22402 24433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.40% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15020 15258 15837
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 470 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Python Developer
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 44 £600 +7.86% 10
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Python
2 122 (40.26%) Django
3 117 (38.61%) C++
4 113 (37.29%) OO
5 109 (35.97%) TDD
6 97 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (31.35%) SQL
8 81 (26.73%) Java
9 73 (24.09%) Finance
10 71 (23.43%) JavaScript
11 70 (23.10%) Banking
12 65 (21.45%) Linux
13 56 (18.48%) Front Office
14 55 (18.15%) Software Engineering
14 55 (18.15%) HTML
15 53 (17.49%) C#
16 52 (17.16%) Investment Banking
17 50 (16.50%) CSS
18 46 (15.18%) Derivative
19 43 (14.19%) Oracle
20 40 (13.20%) HTML5
21 39 (12.87%) Web Development
22 37 (12.21%) Scrum
23 34 (11.22%) OOP
24 32 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 32 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
25 31 (10.23%) SciPy
25 31 (10.23%) NumPy
26 30 (9.90%) Degree
27 29 (9.57%) Git (software)

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (4.62%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.63%) Node.js
3 6 (1.98%) Apache
4 5 (1.65%) IIS
5 3 (0.99%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.99%) Zope
5 3 (0.99%) nginx
6 2 (0.66%) WordPress
6 2 (0.66%) CMS
7 1 (0.33%) Plone
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Maya
1 1 (0.33%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.97%) Google App Engine
2 8 (2.64%) GitHub
2 8 (2.64%) Google Compute Engine
3 6 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.65%) SaaS
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) DVB
2 2 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.24%) MySQL
2 24 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (5.28%) SQL Server
4 15 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.29%) ObjectStore
6 11 (3.63%) Big Data
7 5 (1.65%) KDB
7 5 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.32%) Redis
8 4 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.99%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.33%) HBase
10 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 29 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.63%) Subversion
3 10 (3.30%) Maven
4 7 (2.31%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.98%) FitNesse
5 6 (1.98%) JBehave
6 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.99%) JUnit
7 3 (0.99%) jMock
7 3 (0.99%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) Hudson
9 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.33%) Gradle
9 1 (0.33%) Grunt
9 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 73 (24.09%) Finance
2 70 (23.10%) Banking
3 56 (18.48%) Front Office
4 52 (17.16%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.62%) Back Office
6 6 (1.98%) Games
7 5 (1.65%) Legal
8 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 4 (1.32%) Publishing
9 3 (0.99%) Marketing
9 3 (0.99%) Retail
10 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Electronics
10 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (40.26%) Django
2 55 (18.15%) HTML
3 50 (16.50%) CSS
4 40 (13.20%) HTML5
5 31 (10.23%) SciPy
5 31 (10.23%) NumPy
6 24 (7.92%) jQuery
6 24 (7.92%) Web Services
7 23 (7.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (6.93%) XML
9 20 (6.60%) STL
10 18 (5.94%) CSS3
11 17 (5.61%) Twisted
12 14 (4.62%) ZeroMQ
12 14 (4.62%) WebSphere MQ
13 9 (2.97%) Flask
13 9 (2.97%) AngularJS
14 6 (1.98%) JSON
14 6 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (1.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.18%) Derivative
2 32 (10.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (7.59%) Fixed Income
4 22 (7.26%) Open Source
5 18 (5.94%) Credit Derivative
5 18 (5.94%) Computer Science
6 17 (5.61%) Visualisation
7 16 (5.28%) Equities
8 11 (3.63%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (3.63%) Credit Risk
8 11 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.30%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.64%) Statistics
11 7 (2.31%) Social Network
12 6 (1.98%) STB
13 4 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 3 (0.99%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.99%) Data Extraction
15 2 (0.66%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.45%) Linux
2 25 (8.25%) UNIX
3 21 (6.93%) Windows
4 4 (1.32%) Debian
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.99%) CentOS
5 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.33%) Fedora
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) VMS
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (37.29%) OO
2 109 (35.97%) TDD
3 97 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (18.15%) Software Engineering
5 39 (12.87%) Web Development
6 37 (12.21%) Scrum
7 34 (11.22%) OOP
8 32 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.57%) Pair Programming
10 28 (9.24%) BDD
11 22 (7.26%) Analytics
12 18 (5.94%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.28%) ATDD
14 14 (4.62%) OOD
15 13 (4.29%) Risk Management
16 12 (3.96%) Web Design
16 12 (3.96%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (3.30%) Kanban
18 9 (2.97%) DevOps
18 9 (2.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 303 (100.00%) Python
2 117 (38.61%) C++
3 95 (31.35%) SQL
4 81 (26.73%) Java
5 71 (23.43%) JavaScript
6 53 (17.49%) C#
7 19 (6.27%) C
8 18 (5.94%) PHP
9 15 (4.95%) Ruby
10 12 (3.96%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.96%) Scala
10 12 (3.96%) R
11 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.99%) VBA
13 2 (0.66%) Erlang
13 2 (0.66%) PHP4
13 2 (0.66%) Perl
13 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) Clojure
14 1 (0.33%) Golang
Qualifications
1 30 (9.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.99%) WMI
4 2 (0.66%) Cacti
4 2 (0.66%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.66%) StatsD
4 2 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (14.19%) Oracle
2 9 (2.97%) Google
3 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
3 3 (0.99%) Percona
3 3 (0.99%) Rackspace
4 2 (0.66%) Splunk
5 1 (0.33%) Facebook
5 1 (0.33%) Zend
5 1 (0.33%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.33%) Sybase
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) SaltStack
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago