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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 281 313 326
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 122 91 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.41% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 39
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£525 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 +28 33 £550 -6.38% 17
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Python
2 94 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (31.95%) OO
4 75 (31.12%) Banking
5 73 (30.29%) Django
6 71 (29.46%) Finance
7 59 (24.48%) Investment Banking
8 58 (24.07%) Java
9 56 (23.24%) Front Office
10 52 (21.58%) TDD
11 47 (19.50%) C++
12 44 (18.26%) SQL
13 41 (17.01%) Linux
14 38 (15.77%) Git (software)
15 34 (14.11%) C#
15 34 (14.11%) JavaScript
16 33 (13.69%) OOP
17 32 (13.28%) HTML
18 29 (12.03%) CSS
18 29 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
19 27 (11.20%) Algorithms
20 25 (10.37%) VBA
21 24 (9.96%) Data Structures
21 24 (9.96%) Unit Testing
21 24 (9.96%) Derivative
22 21 (8.71%) Software Engineering
23 19 (7.88%) Risk Management
24 18 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
25 17 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
25 17 (7.05%) Scrum

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (3.32%) CMS
2 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.15%) MS Office
1 10 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.83%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.39%) HTTP
2 11 (4.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.49%) Internet
4 5 (2.07%) Telnet
4 5 (2.07%) SSH
4 5 (2.07%) SSL
4 5 (2.07%) SNMP
4 5 (2.07%) SMTP
4 5 (2.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (3.73%) MySQL
2 9 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.32%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.90%) Redis
5 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.66%) Big Data
7 3 (1.24%) KDB
7 3 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.83%) OLAP
8 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.83%) ObjectStore
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (15.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.66%) Subversion
4 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.24%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (1.24%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.41%) Hudson
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) JBehave
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Maven
5 1 (0.41%) FitNesse
General
1 75 (31.12%) Banking
2 71 (29.46%) Finance
3 59 (24.48%) Investment Banking
4 56 (23.24%) Front Office
5 11 (4.56%) Advertising
6 7 (2.90%) Law
6 7 (2.90%) Games
7 5 (2.07%) French Language
8 4 (1.66%) Marketing
8 4 (1.66%) Legal
9 2 (0.83%) Retail
10 1 (0.41%) Publishing
10 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (30.29%) Django
2 32 (13.28%) HTML
3 29 (12.03%) CSS
4 16 (6.64%) RESTful
5 14 (5.81%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (5.81%) Flask
6 11 (4.56%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.56%) SciPy
6 11 (4.56%) NumPy
6 11 (4.56%) .NET
6 11 (4.56%) Pandas
7 9 (3.73%) CSS3
8 8 (3.32%) Twisted
8 8 (3.32%) WebGL
8 8 (3.32%) JSON
8 8 (3.32%) Pyramid
9 7 (2.90%) jQuery
9 7 (2.90%) HTML5
10 6 (2.49%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (2.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.20%) Algorithms
2 24 (9.96%) Data Structures
2 24 (9.96%) Derivative
3 18 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.15%) Equities
5 8 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.32%) Open Source
6 7 (2.90%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.49%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.07%) Replication
8 5 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.07%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.07%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.66%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.66%) Physics
10 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.24%) Blog
10 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.83%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.01%) Linux
2 6 (2.49%) UNIX
2 6 (2.49%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.83%) Windows
3 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.83%) MVS
4 1 (0.41%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.95%) OO
3 52 (21.58%) TDD
4 33 (13.69%) OOP
5 24 (9.96%) Unit Testing
6 21 (8.71%) Software Engineering
7 19 (7.88%) Risk Management
8 17 (7.05%) Scrum
8 17 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (5.81%) Web Development
10 13 (5.39%) Refactoring
10 13 (5.39%) Multithreading
10 13 (5.39%) RAD
11 12 (4.98%) Greeks
12 11 (4.56%) OOD
13 9 (3.73%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.32%) Analytics
14 8 (3.32%) DevOps
15 7 (2.90%) Functional Programming
16 6 (2.49%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 241 (100.00%) Python
2 58 (24.07%) Java
3 47 (19.50%) C++
4 44 (18.26%) SQL
5 34 (14.11%) JavaScript
5 34 (14.11%) C#
6 25 (10.37%) VBA
7 17 (7.05%) Ruby
8 13 (5.39%) PHP
9 8 (3.32%) Perl
10 6 (2.49%) C
10 6 (2.49%) R
11 5 (2.07%) Cython
11 5 (2.07%) IPython
11 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.24%) Scala
12 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.24%) Golang
Qualifications
1 14 (5.81%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) MiFID
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Varnish
1 3 (1.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (4.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.49%) Oracle
3 4 (1.66%) Sybase
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco
4 1 (0.41%) Perforce
4 1 (0.41%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.41%) Splunk
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