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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 255 298 324
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 166 128 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 103 60
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£450 £575 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 - -
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
22650 23517 22207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.21% 93.11% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16113 16252 14820
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 397 513
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £45.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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
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 +4 23 £613 +2.08% 15
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 352 (100.00%) Python
2 175 (49.72%) Django
3 152 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (36.08%) TDD
5 119 (33.81%) C++
6 98 (27.84%) OO
7 93 (26.42%) Linux
8 89 (25.28%) SQL
9 75 (21.31%) Java
10 73 (20.74%) JavaScript
11 70 (19.89%) Banking
11 70 (19.89%) Finance
12 66 (18.75%) HTML
13 63 (17.90%) Git (software)
14 60 (17.05%) CSS
14 60 (17.05%) Investment Banking
15 57 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
16 56 (15.91%) Software Engineering
17 55 (15.63%) C#
18 51 (14.49%) MySQL
19 50 (14.20%) Web Development
20 48 (13.64%) Scrum
21 46 (13.07%) Derivative
22 45 (12.78%) Front Office
23 44 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 41 (11.65%) Oracle
25 38 (10.80%) jQuery
26 37 (10.51%) HTML5
27 33 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
28 32 (9.09%) Analytics

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 24 (6.82%) Apache
2 17 (4.83%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.56%) Node.js
4 7 (1.99%) CMS
5 5 (1.42%) IIS
6 2 (0.57%) Tornado
6 2 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.28%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Maya
1 1 (0.28%) Houdini
1 1 (0.28%) MODO
Business Applications
1 10 (2.84%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.28%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.42%) SaaS
2 5 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.85%) Google App Engine
3 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) GitHub
4 2 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.13%) HTTP
2 7 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.57%) SSL
3 2 (0.57%) Telnet
3 2 (0.57%) SSH
3 2 (0.57%) SNMP
3 2 (0.57%) SMTP
3 2 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.28%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.19%) PostgreSQL
2 51 (14.49%) MySQL
3 20 (5.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 18 (5.11%) ObjectStore
4 18 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.98%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.41%) Big Data
7 9 (2.56%) Redis
8 8 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.14%) KDB
12 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.85%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.28%) OLAP
14 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.68%) Jasmine
3 19 (5.40%) Karma Test Runner
4 11 (3.13%) Subversion
5 8 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.70%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.42%) JBehave
7 5 (1.42%) FitNesse
8 4 (1.14%) jMock
8 4 (1.14%) JUnit
9 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.57%) Selenium
10 2 (0.57%) Grunt
11 1 (0.28%) Hudson
11 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
General
1 70 (19.89%) Finance
1 70 (19.89%) Banking
2 60 (17.05%) Investment Banking
3 45 (12.78%) Front Office
4 25 (7.10%) Games
5 10 (2.84%) Legal
6 5 (1.42%) Advertising
6 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.57%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (49.72%) Django
2 66 (18.75%) HTML
3 60 (17.05%) CSS
4 38 (10.80%) jQuery
5 37 (10.51%) HTML5
6 28 (7.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 27 (7.67%) XML
8 26 (7.39%) Twisted
9 25 (7.10%) Web Services
10 22 (6.25%) STL
11 21 (5.97%) CSS3
12 19 (5.40%) Gherkin
13 17 (4.83%) WebSphere MQ
14 16 (4.55%) ZeroMQ
15 15 (4.26%) NumPy
16 14 (3.98%) SciPy
17 13 (3.69%) Flask
18 12 (3.41%) Pyramid
18 12 (3.41%) JSON
19 11 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.07%) Derivative
2 44 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (6.53%) Fixed Income
4 21 (5.97%) Credit Derivative
5 20 (5.68%) Digital Media
6 16 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 14 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (3.13%) Equities
10 10 (2.84%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.84%) Open Source
11 9 (2.56%) Credit Risk
11 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.70%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.70%) STB
12 6 (1.70%) Social Network
12 6 (1.70%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 4 (1.14%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.14%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.42%) Linux
2 24 (6.82%) Windows
3 23 (6.53%) UNIX
4 7 (1.99%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.85%) Debian
6 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (36.08%) TDD
3 98 (27.84%) OO
4 56 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 50 (14.20%) Web Development
6 48 (13.64%) Scrum
7 33 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (9.09%) Analytics
9 28 (7.95%) OOP
10 21 (5.97%) Risk Management
11 18 (5.11%) OOD
12 17 (4.83%) Pair Programming
13 16 (4.55%) Multithreading
14 13 (3.69%) Kanban
15 12 (3.41%) BDD
15 12 (3.41%) DevOps
15 12 (3.41%) Functional Programming
16 11 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 352 (100.00%) Python
2 119 (33.81%) C++
3 89 (25.28%) SQL
4 75 (21.31%) Java
5 73 (20.74%) JavaScript
6 55 (15.63%) C#
7 25 (7.10%) Ruby
8 22 (6.25%) PHP
9 15 (4.26%) C
9 15 (4.26%) R
10 12 (3.41%) Scala
11 10 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.99%) Perl
12 7 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.14%) VBA
13 4 (1.14%) Haskell
13 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.57%) Erlang
14 2 (0.57%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (5.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (8.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.42%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.14%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) WMI
4 3 (0.85%) StatsD
5 2 (0.57%) Cacti
5 2 (0.57%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 41 (11.65%) Oracle
2 8 (2.27%) Google
3 5 (1.42%) Sybase
4 3 (0.85%) Percona
4 3 (0.85%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.57%) Splunk
6 1 (0.28%) Facebook
6 1 (0.28%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.28%) Netezza
6 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
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