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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 262 270 292
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 142 139 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.61% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 116 76
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £310
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 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 29 May 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 +14 33 £450 -25.00% 18
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 262 (100.00%) Python
2 83 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (30.92%) Django
4 80 (30.53%) Finance
5 78 (29.77%) Front Office
6 74 (28.24%) Banking
7 66 (25.19%) OO
8 63 (24.05%) Java
9 60 (22.90%) Investment Banking
10 58 (22.14%) SQL
11 57 (21.76%) TDD
12 53 (20.23%) C++
13 48 (18.32%) Linux
14 38 (14.50%) C#
15 35 (13.36%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (12.98%) JavaScript
17 27 (10.31%) OOP
18 26 (9.92%) Unit Testing
19 24 (9.16%) Derivative
20 23 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (8.78%) Git (software)
20 23 (8.78%) RESTful
21 22 (8.40%) NumPy
22 20 (7.63%) Multithreading
22 20 (7.63%) HTML
22 20 (7.63%) VBA
22 20 (7.63%) Algorithms
23 19 (7.25%) Pandas
24 18 (6.87%) CSS
24 18 (6.87%) Data Structures

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (3.82%) CMS
2 5 (1.91%) Node.js
3 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.76%) WordPress
5 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.91%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.91%) MS Office
2 4 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.38%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.05%) Heroku
3 5 (1.91%) GitHub
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.38%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.58%) Internet
2 7 (2.67%) HTTP
3 6 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.53%) SSH
4 4 (1.53%) SNMP
4 4 (1.53%) Telnet
4 4 (1.53%) SSL
4 4 (1.53%) SMTP
4 4 (1.53%) FTP
5 3 (1.15%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.36%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (6.49%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.82%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.82%) MySQL
4 7 (2.67%) Redis
5 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.53%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.15%) Big Data
6 3 (1.15%) KDB
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.76%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.05%) Subversion
3 3 (1.15%) Maven
3 3 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.38%) Hudson
5 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (30.53%) Finance
2 78 (29.77%) Front Office
3 74 (28.24%) Banking
4 60 (22.90%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.82%) Advertising
6 5 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.91%) French Language
7 4 (1.53%) Law
8 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.76%) Marketing
9 2 (0.76%) Retail
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (30.92%) Django
2 23 (8.78%) RESTful
3 22 (8.40%) NumPy
4 20 (7.63%) HTML
5 19 (7.25%) Pandas
6 18 (6.87%) CSS
7 17 (6.49%) SciPy
8 15 (5.73%) REST
8 15 (5.73%) AngularJS
9 13 (4.96%) Flask
10 10 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (3.82%) .NET
11 9 (3.44%) Twisted
12 8 (3.05%) WebGL
13 7 (2.67%) XML
13 7 (2.67%) Pyramid
14 6 (2.29%) Celery
14 6 (2.29%) Matplotlib
15 5 (1.91%) CherryPy
15 5 (1.91%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.16%) Derivative
2 20 (7.63%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.87%) Data Structures
4 15 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.34%) Computer Science
6 11 (4.20%) Credit Risk
7 9 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (3.05%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.05%) Grid Computing
8 8 (3.05%) Equities
9 7 (2.67%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.29%) Physics
11 5 (1.91%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.91%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.91%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.15%) Social Media
13 3 (1.15%) User Experience
14 2 (0.76%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 48 (18.32%) Linux
2 14 (5.34%) UNIX
3 8 (3.05%) Windows
4 2 (0.76%) MVS
5 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (25.19%) OO
3 57 (21.76%) TDD
4 27 (10.31%) OOP
5 26 (9.92%) Unit Testing
6 23 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (7.63%) Multithreading
8 17 (6.49%) Functional Programming
9 14 (5.34%) Web Development
10 13 (4.96%) RAD
10 13 (4.96%) Analytics
11 11 (4.20%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.20%) Refactoring
12 10 (3.82%) Software Engineering
12 10 (3.82%) OOD
13 9 (3.44%) Scrum
13 9 (3.44%) BDD
13 9 (3.44%) Greeks
14 7 (2.67%) Configuration Management
14 7 (2.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 262 (100.00%) Python
2 63 (24.05%) Java
3 58 (22.14%) SQL
4 53 (20.23%) C++
5 38 (14.50%) C#
6 34 (12.98%) JavaScript
7 20 (7.63%) VBA
8 14 (5.34%) R
9 12 (4.58%) Perl
10 10 (3.82%) C
11 9 (3.44%) PHP
11 9 (3.44%) Ruby
12 6 (2.29%) IPython
12 6 (2.29%) Cython
13 4 (1.53%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.15%) Go
15 2 (0.76%) Scala
16 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (6.11%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.76%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (2.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Ansible
2 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 10 (3.82%) Oracle
2 5 (1.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.53%) Sybase
4 1 (0.38%) Siebel
4 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco
4 1 (0.38%) Google
4 1 (0.38%) Perforce
4 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.38%) DataSynapse
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