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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 275 310 326
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 120 88 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.43% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 77 28
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£500 £375 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +120.00%
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
19406 20362 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13742 13958 12341
Average daily rate £438 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
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 329 382 512
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 +5 25 £500 -13.04% 17
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Python
2 140 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (39.25%) Django
4 98 (33.45%) OO
5 86 (29.35%) TDD
6 79 (26.96%) Banking
7 74 (25.26%) Java
8 72 (24.57%) C++
9 65 (22.18%) Investment Banking
10 63 (21.50%) Finance
10 63 (21.50%) Linux
11 49 (16.72%) Git (software)
12 45 (15.36%) HTML
12 45 (15.36%) C#
12 45 (15.36%) JavaScript
12 45 (15.36%) SQL
12 45 (15.36%) PostgreSQL
13 41 (13.99%) CSS
14 36 (12.29%) OOP
14 36 (12.29%) Front Office
14 36 (12.29%) Scrum
15 34 (11.60%) MySQL
16 33 (11.26%) Risk Management
17 32 (10.92%) Software Engineering
18 31 (10.58%) Derivative
19 30 (10.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 26 (8.87%) jQuery
21 25 (8.53%) Web Development
21 25 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (8.19%) Opscode Chef

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (7.17%) Apache
2 13 (4.44%) CMS
3 5 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.68%) Tornado
6 1 (0.34%) nginx
6 1 (0.34%) Node.js
6 1 (0.34%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 10 (3.41%) MS Office
1 10 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MODO
Business Applications
1 12 (4.10%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) GitHub
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.75%) HTTP
2 8 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.02%) SSL
3 3 (1.02%) Telnet
3 3 (1.02%) SSH
3 3 (1.02%) SNMP
3 3 (1.02%) SMTP
3 3 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.36%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (11.60%) MySQL
3 20 (6.83%) Amazon Redshift
4 10 (3.41%) Redis
5 8 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.39%) Big Data
7 6 (2.05%) KDB
7 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.71%) ObjectStore
8 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.68%) OLAP
11 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.34%) SQLite
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (16.72%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.83%) Jasmine
3 19 (6.48%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (2.05%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.68%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) JUnit
6 2 (0.68%) jMock
7 1 (0.34%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.34%) Hudson
7 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) JBehave
7 1 (0.34%) Grunt
General
1 79 (26.96%) Banking
2 65 (22.18%) Investment Banking
3 63 (21.50%) Finance
4 36 (12.29%) Front Office
5 23 (7.85%) Games
6 13 (4.44%) Advertising
7 7 (2.39%) Law
7 7 (2.39%) Legal
7 7 (2.39%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (39.25%) Django
2 45 (15.36%) HTML
3 41 (13.99%) CSS
4 26 (8.87%) jQuery
5 19 (6.48%) Gherkin
5 19 (6.48%) Flask
6 17 (5.80%) Pyramid
7 15 (5.12%) CSS3
7 15 (5.12%) RESTful
8 13 (4.44%) HTML5
9 12 (4.10%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (3.75%) Twisted
10 11 (3.75%) .NET
11 10 (3.41%) XML
12 9 (3.07%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (3.07%) JSON
13 8 (2.73%) WebGL
13 8 (2.73%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.39%) Web Services
14 7 (2.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.58%) Derivative
2 30 (10.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (6.83%) Digital Media
4 16 (5.46%) Algorithms
5 15 (5.12%) Data Structures
6 13 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.10%) Fixed Income
8 9 (3.07%) Equities
8 9 (3.07%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.39%) Open Source
10 5 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
10 5 (1.71%) Replication
11 4 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.37%) Linked Data
12 3 (1.02%) STB
12 3 (1.02%) Blog
12 3 (1.02%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.68%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.50%) Linux
2 10 (3.41%) UNIX
3 7 (2.39%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.05%) Windows
5 5 (1.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (33.45%) OO
3 86 (29.35%) TDD
4 36 (12.29%) OOP
4 36 (12.29%) Scrum
5 33 (11.26%) Risk Management
6 32 (10.92%) Software Engineering
7 25 (8.53%) Web Development
7 25 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (7.17%) Multithreading
9 17 (5.80%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.12%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.78%) OOD
11 14 (4.78%) Refactoring
12 12 (4.10%) Analytics
13 9 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.07%) Kanban
14 7 (2.39%) DevOps
15 6 (2.05%) Functional Programming
15 6 (2.05%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 293 (100.00%) Python
2 74 (25.26%) Java
3 72 (24.57%) C++
4 45 (15.36%) JavaScript
4 45 (15.36%) C#
4 45 (15.36%) SQL
5 22 (7.51%) Ruby
6 20 (6.83%) PHP
7 16 (5.46%) VBA
8 10 (3.41%) Scala
9 7 (2.39%) R
9 7 (2.39%) Perl
10 5 (1.71%) C
10 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.71%) Haskell
10 5 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.68%) F#
12 2 (0.68%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.41%) Degree
2 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.68%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Varnish
1 3 (1.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (8.19%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Graphite
4 1 (0.34%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (3.41%) Oracle
1 10 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.71%) Sybase
2 5 (1.71%) Google
3 1 (0.34%) Netezza
3 1 (0.34%) Splunk
3 1 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £350 to £380 p/day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
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