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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 237 304 318
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 188 127 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.55% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 98 57
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£506 £525 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £633 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+27.08% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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
22500 23238 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.48% 92.90% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 15932 15951
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 451 618
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.13 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -4.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 +19 36 £600 +4.34% 13
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Python
2 132 (40.37%) Django
3 125 (38.23%) TDD
4 122 (37.31%) C++
5 116 (35.47%) OO
6 98 (29.97%) SQL
7 91 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (26.91%) Java
9 80 (24.46%) Finance
10 78 (23.85%) Linux
11 69 (21.10%) Banking
12 68 (20.80%) JavaScript
13 59 (18.04%) Software Engineering
14 57 (17.43%) Front Office
15 56 (17.13%) C#
16 54 (16.51%) Derivative
17 52 (15.90%) HTML
17 52 (15.90%) Investment Banking
18 49 (14.98%) CSS
19 48 (14.68%) Oracle
20 45 (13.76%) Web Development
21 44 (13.46%) Scrum
22 37 (11.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 37 (11.31%) Git (software)
23 34 (10.40%) HTML5
24 33 (10.09%) MySQL
24 33 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
25 32 (9.79%) OOP
25 32 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
26 30 (9.17%) Degree

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (5.20%) WebSphere
2 12 (3.67%) Apache
3 10 (3.06%) Node.js
4 5 (1.53%) CMS
4 5 (1.53%) IIS
5 3 (0.92%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.92%) nginx
6 2 (0.61%) Tornado
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Maya
1 1 (0.31%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.31%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.75%) Google App Engine
2 8 (2.45%) Google Compute Engine
3 6 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.53%) SaaS
4 5 (1.53%) GitHub
5 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.61%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.61%) DVB
3 1 (0.31%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.09%) MySQL
1 33 (10.09%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.89%) ObjectStore
3 16 (4.89%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.28%) Big Data
5 13 (3.98%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (1.53%) KDB
9 5 (1.53%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.22%) Redis
11 3 (0.92%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 37 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.67%) Subversion
3 9 (2.75%) Maven
4 7 (2.14%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.14%) Jasmine
5 6 (1.83%) JBehave
5 6 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (1.83%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.22%) jMock
6 4 (1.22%) JUnit
7 3 (0.92%) Selenium
7 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.61%) Hudson
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
General
1 80 (24.46%) Finance
2 69 (21.10%) Banking
3 57 (17.43%) Front Office
4 52 (15.90%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.28%) Back Office
6 12 (3.67%) Games
7 6 (1.83%) Legal
8 4 (1.22%) Advertising
8 4 (1.22%) Publishing
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.61%) Marketing
9 2 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (40.37%) Django
2 52 (15.90%) HTML
3 49 (14.98%) CSS
4 34 (10.40%) HTML5
5 28 (8.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 28 (8.56%) NumPy
6 27 (8.26%) SciPy
7 25 (7.65%) jQuery
7 25 (7.65%) XML
8 23 (7.03%) Web Services
9 22 (6.73%) STL
10 20 (6.12%) Twisted
11 18 (5.50%) Pyramid
12 17 (5.20%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (4.89%) CSS3
13 16 (4.89%) ZeroMQ
14 15 (4.59%) Pandas
15 13 (3.98%) RESTful
16 12 (3.67%) Flask
17 7 (2.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.51%) Derivative
2 37 (11.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (7.34%) Fixed Income
4 20 (6.12%) Open Source
5 19 (5.81%) Credit Derivative
6 18 (5.50%) Computer Science
7 17 (5.20%) Equities
8 16 (4.89%) Visualisation
9 11 (3.36%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (3.06%) Hedge funds
10 10 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.75%) Credit Risk
12 8 (2.45%) Statistics
13 7 (2.14%) STB
13 7 (2.14%) Social Network
13 7 (2.14%) Digital Media
14 6 (1.83%) Mathematics
15 4 (1.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (1.22%) Linked Data
15 4 (1.22%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 78 (23.85%) Linux
2 24 (7.34%) UNIX
2 24 (7.34%) Windows
3 4 (1.22%) Debian
3 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.92%) CentOS
4 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.31%) Fedora
6 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.23%) TDD
2 116 (35.47%) OO
3 91 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (18.04%) Software Engineering
5 45 (13.76%) Web Development
6 44 (13.46%) Scrum
7 32 (9.79%) OOP
7 32 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (9.17%) Pair Programming
9 29 (8.87%) BDD
9 29 (8.87%) Analytics
10 20 (6.12%) Functional Programming
11 19 (5.81%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.50%) OOD
13 16 (4.89%) Risk Management
13 16 (4.89%) ATDD
14 11 (3.36%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (3.36%) Web Design
15 10 (3.06%) Multithreading
15 10 (3.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 327 (100.00%) Python
2 122 (37.31%) C++
3 98 (29.97%) SQL
4 88 (26.91%) Java
5 68 (20.80%) JavaScript
6 56 (17.13%) C#
7 22 (6.73%) C
8 17 (5.20%) PHP
8 17 (5.20%) Ruby
8 17 (5.20%) Scala
9 15 (4.59%) R
10 11 (3.36%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.22%) VBA
11 4 (1.22%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.92%) Haskell
13 2 (0.61%) Erlang
13 2 (0.61%) SPARQL
13 2 (0.61%) Perl
13 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.31%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 30 (9.17%) Degree
2 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.22%) Puppet
2 4 (1.22%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.92%) WMI
4 2 (0.61%) Cacti
4 2 (0.61%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.61%) StatsD
4 2 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (14.68%) Oracle
2 9 (2.75%) Google
3 3 (0.92%) Sybase
3 3 (0.92%) Red Hat
3 3 (0.92%) Percona
3 3 (0.92%) Rackspace
4 2 (0.61%) Splunk
5 1 (0.31%) Facebook
5 1 (0.31%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.31%) Netezza
5 1 (0.31%) Zend
5 1 (0.31%) Wall Street Systems
London
Red Sofa London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Rate: From £280 to £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago