The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Python Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 210 246 275
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 233 177 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.83% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 151 135
Median daily rate £450 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
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
20584 21391 22193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.95% 94.54% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15002 14791 15616
Median daily rate £463 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 399 404
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Python Developer in the job title.

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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 22 £425 -4.22% 20
Canary Wharf +7 2 £650 +23.80%
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 476 (100.00%) Python
2 201 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (35.50%) Django
4 160 (33.61%) JavaScript
5 119 (25.00%) SQL
6 116 (24.37%) Linux
7 108 (22.69%) TDD
8 102 (21.43%) HTML
9 93 (19.54%) CSS
10 85 (17.86%) C++
11 81 (17.02%) Java
12 76 (15.97%) AngularJS
13 73 (15.34%) OO
14 71 (14.92%) MySQL
15 68 (14.29%) Flask
16 66 (13.87%) Finance
16 66 (13.87%) PostgreSQL
17 59 (12.39%) Git (software)
18 53 (11.13%) HTML5
18 53 (11.13%) Computer Science
19 49 (10.29%) jQuery
19 49 (10.29%) C#
20 45 (9.45%) Pair Programming
20 45 (9.45%) NoSQL
21 43 (9.03%) Redis
21 43 (9.03%) Unix
22 42 (8.82%) Banking
22 42 (8.82%) Docker
23 40 (8.40%) CSS3
23 40 (8.40%) Continuous Integration

Python Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (7.98%) Node.js
2 26 (5.46%) nginx
3 21 (4.41%) uWSGI
4 19 (3.99%) CMS
5 11 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.10%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.47%) Apache
7 7 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.63%) Confluence
8 3 (0.63%) Gunicorn
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) MS Office
2 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.84%) BigMachines
2 4 (0.84%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.42%) Magento
3 2 (0.42%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.89%) Google App Engine
6 7 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.26%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.26%) GitHub
7 6 (1.26%) SaaS
8 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.84%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.63%) Heroku
11 2 (0.42%) PaaS
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.77%) HTTP
2 8 (1.68%) Internet
3 7 (1.47%) Bluetooth
3 7 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (1.47%) ZigBee
4 6 (1.26%) 802.15
4 6 (1.26%) SSL
4 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.26%) X.509
5 3 (0.63%) DNS
5 3 (0.63%) Firewall
5 3 (0.63%) SSH
6 2 (0.42%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.21%) DVB
7 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.92%) MySQL
2 66 (13.87%) PostgreSQL
3 45 (9.45%) NoSQL
4 43 (9.03%) Redis
5 31 (6.51%) Relational Database
6 24 (5.04%) SQL Server
7 23 (4.83%) MongoDB
8 16 (3.36%) Big Data
9 14 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.10%) ObjectStore
12 9 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.84%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.84%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.63%) Couchbase
16 3 (0.63%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 59 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.41%) JIRA
3 10 (2.10%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.89%) Selenium
5 8 (1.68%) Subversion
6 5 (1.05%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.63%) Grunt
8 3 (0.63%) Maven
8 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.63%) Sublime Text
8 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.42%) gulp
9 2 (0.42%) Protractor
10 1 (0.21%) Appium
10 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.21%) jMock
10 1 (0.21%) RSpec
10 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (13.87%) Finance
2 42 (8.82%) Banking
3 35 (7.35%) Front Office
4 29 (6.09%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.42%) Advertising
8 2 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (35.50%) Django
2 102 (21.43%) HTML
3 93 (19.54%) CSS
4 76 (15.97%) AngularJS
5 68 (14.29%) Flask
6 53 (11.13%) HTML5
7 49 (10.29%) jQuery
8 40 (8.40%) CSS3
9 38 (7.98%) RESTful
10 28 (5.88%) NumPy
11 27 (5.67%) Pandas
11 27 (5.67%) SciPy
11 27 (5.67%) Web Services
12 26 (5.46%) REST
13 22 (4.62%) Celery
13 22 (4.62%) JSON
14 21 (4.41%) LEMP Stack
15 16 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (3.36%) React
15 16 (3.36%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 22 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (3.78%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.57%) Fixed Income
5 13 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.73%) Fintech
5 13 (2.73%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.52%) Physics
7 11 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.31%) User Experience
7 11 (2.31%) Visualisation
8 10 (2.10%) Equities
9 9 (1.89%) Derivative
9 9 (1.89%) Statistics
10 7 (1.47%) Market Risk
11 6 (1.26%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.26%) Social Media
12 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.05%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 116 (24.37%) Linux
2 43 (9.03%) Unix
3 21 (4.41%) Windows
4 15 (3.15%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.63%) CentOS
5 3 (0.63%) Debian
5 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.42%) VMS
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (22.69%) TDD
3 73 (15.34%) OO
4 45 (9.45%) Pair Programming
5 40 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (8.40%) Software Engineering
6 35 (7.35%) Scrum
7 34 (7.14%) DevOps
7 34 (7.14%) Web Development
8 32 (6.72%) OOP
9 26 (5.46%) Front End Development
10 23 (4.83%) Analytics
11 22 (4.62%) BDD
12 21 (4.41%) Unit Testing
13 20 (4.20%) Code Optimisation
13 20 (4.20%) Continuous Delivery
13 20 (4.20%) Multithreading
14 18 (3.78%) OOD
14 18 (3.78%) Open Source
15 17 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 476 (100.00%) Python
2 160 (33.61%) JavaScript
3 119 (25.00%) SQL
4 85 (17.86%) C++
5 81 (17.02%) Java
6 49 (10.29%) C#
7 29 (6.09%) Ruby
8 26 (5.46%) Scala
9 23 (4.83%) R
10 20 (4.20%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.57%) C
12 15 (3.15%) Go
12 15 (3.15%) Perl
13 12 (2.52%) MATLAB
14 11 (2.31%) PHP
14 11 (2.31%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.47%) VBA
16 4 (0.84%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.84%) Korn
17 3 (0.63%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 40 (8.40%) Degree
2 9 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (1.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.10%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (8.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.05%) Puppet
3 3 (0.63%) Grafana
3 3 (0.63%) logstash
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.21%) Dokku
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
5 1 (0.21%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (4.20%) Oracle
2 10 (2.10%) Google
3 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (0.84%) Siebel
4 3 (0.63%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.63%) Tableau
4 3 (0.63%) Zend
5 2 (0.42%) ATG
5 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.42%) Demandware
5 2 (0.42%) hybris
5 2 (0.42%) IBM
5 2 (0.42%) Infragistics
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.42%) Twitter
6 1 (0.21%) EMC
6 1 (0.21%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.21%) Informatica
6 1 (0.21%) SunGard
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