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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 284 303 332
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 125 111 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 87 50
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£550 £508 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.37% -0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +21 30 £588 -2.08% 21
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Python
2 83 (34.30%) Banking
3 81 (33.47%) Finance
4 80 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (31.82%) OO
6 72 (29.75%) Front Office
7 65 (26.86%) Investment Banking
8 64 (26.45%) Java
9 59 (24.38%) Django
10 55 (22.73%) SQL
11 49 (20.25%) TDD
12 47 (19.42%) C++
13 37 (15.29%) Linux
14 33 (13.64%) C#
15 32 (13.22%) OOP
16 29 (11.98%) JavaScript
17 27 (11.16%) Derivative
17 27 (11.16%) Unit Testing
18 26 (10.74%) VBA
19 25 (10.33%) Algorithms
20 24 (9.92%) HTML
21 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
21 23 (9.50%) Data Structures
22 22 (9.09%) CSS
22 22 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
23 20 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
24 18 (7.44%) Risk Management
24 18 (7.44%) RESTful
24 18 (7.44%) Degree
24 18 (7.44%) NumPy

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.31%) CMS
2 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.13%) MS Excel
1 10 (4.13%) MS Office
2 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.41%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.07%) GitHub
3 3 (1.24%) Heroku
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.31%) Internet
2 6 (2.48%) HTTP
3 5 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.24%) SSH
4 3 (1.24%) Telnet
4 3 (1.24%) SMTP
4 3 (1.24%) FTP
4 3 (1.24%) SNMP
4 3 (1.24%) SSL
5 2 (0.83%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (4.13%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.72%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.07%) Redis
6 4 (1.65%) MySQL
6 4 (1.65%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.24%) Big Data
7 3 (1.24%) KDB
8 2 (0.83%) OLAP
8 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.48%) Subversion
3 3 (1.24%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.24%) Maven
3 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.41%) Hudson
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.41%) JBehave
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.41%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (34.30%) Banking
2 81 (33.47%) Finance
3 72 (29.75%) Front Office
4 65 (26.86%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.55%) Advertising
6 7 (2.89%) Law
7 5 (2.07%) French Language
8 4 (1.65%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.24%) Marketing
10 2 (0.83%) Retail
11 1 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
11 1 (0.41%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.38%) Django
2 24 (9.92%) HTML
3 22 (9.09%) CSS
4 18 (7.44%) RESTful
4 18 (7.44%) NumPy
5 16 (6.61%) Pandas
6 15 (6.20%) SciPy
7 14 (5.79%) AngularJS
7 14 (5.79%) Flask
8 11 (4.55%) .NET
9 10 (4.13%) REST
9 10 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (3.72%) Pyramid
11 8 (3.31%) WebGL
12 6 (2.48%) CSS3
13 5 (2.07%) Twisted
13 5 (2.07%) Matplotlib
13 5 (2.07%) SQLAlchemy
13 5 (2.07%) jQuery
13 5 (2.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.16%) Derivative
2 25 (10.33%) Algorithms
3 23 (9.50%) Data Structures
4 18 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 10 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (3.72%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.31%) Equities
8 8 (3.31%) Credit Risk
9 7 (2.89%) Physics
9 7 (2.89%) Open Source
10 5 (2.07%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.07%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.65%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.65%) Replication
11 4 (1.65%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.24%) User Experience
12 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.83%) DTV
13 2 (0.83%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.29%) Linux
2 6 (2.48%) UNIX
3 3 (1.24%) Windows
4 2 (0.83%) MVS
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (33.06%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.82%) OO
3 49 (20.25%) TDD
4 32 (13.22%) OOP
5 27 (11.16%) Unit Testing
6 20 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (7.44%) Risk Management
8 15 (6.20%) Multithreading
9 13 (5.37%) Refactoring
9 13 (5.37%) RAD
10 12 (4.96%) OOD
10 12 (4.96%) Greeks
11 11 (4.55%) Web Development
11 11 (4.55%) Functional Programming
11 11 (4.55%) Analytics
12 10 (4.13%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.13%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.31%) Scrum
14 6 (2.48%) Configuration Management
14 6 (2.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 242 (100.00%) Python
2 64 (26.45%) Java
3 55 (22.73%) SQL
4 47 (19.42%) C++
5 33 (13.64%) C#
6 29 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 26 (10.74%) VBA
8 11 (4.55%) PHP
9 10 (4.13%) Ruby
9 10 (4.13%) R
10 9 (3.72%) C
11 7 (2.89%) Perl
12 6 (2.48%) IPython
12 6 (2.48%) Cython
13 5 (2.07%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.24%) Go
14 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.83%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (7.44%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) PhD
2 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) MiFID
2 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (4.13%) Oracle
1 10 (4.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.65%) Sybase
3 1 (0.41%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.41%) Splunk
3 1 (0.41%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.41%) Perforce
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco
3 1 (0.41%) Siebel
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