The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 237 278 327
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 184 139 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.57% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.62% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 99 57
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£500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Python Developer
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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City of London +32 44 £600 +6.66% 8
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Python
2 124 (40.39%) Django
3 120 (39.09%) C++
4 114 (37.13%) OO
5 111 (36.16%) TDD
6 97 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (31.60%) SQL
7 82 (26.71%) Java
8 76 (24.76%) Finance
9 72 (23.45%) Banking
10 69 (22.48%) JavaScript
10 69 (22.48%) Linux
11 57 (18.57%) Software Engineering
12 56 (18.24%) Front Office
13 55 (17.92%) HTML
14 54 (17.59%) C#
14 54 (17.59%) Investment Banking
15 51 (16.61%) CSS
16 48 (15.64%) Derivative
17 45 (14.66%) Oracle
18 41 (13.36%) HTML5
19 40 (13.03%) Web Development
20 39 (12.70%) Scrum
21 33 (10.75%) OOP
21 33 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 33 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (10.42%) SciPy
22 32 (10.42%) NumPy
23 31 (10.10%) Git (software)
24 30 (9.77%) Degree

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (4.89%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.58%) Node.js
3 7 (2.28%) Apache
4 5 (1.63%) IIS
5 3 (0.98%) nginx
5 3 (0.98%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.98%) Zope
6 2 (0.65%) CMS
6 2 (0.65%) WordPress
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.33%) Plone
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Maya
1 1 (0.33%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.93%) Google App Engine
2 8 (2.61%) Google Compute Engine
2 8 (2.61%) GitHub
3 6 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.63%) SaaS
5 3 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) DVB
3 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.45%) MySQL
2 26 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (5.21%) NoSQL
3 16 (5.21%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.56%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.56%) ObjectStore
5 13 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.91%) Big Data
7 5 (1.63%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.63%) KDB
8 4 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.30%) Redis
9 3 (0.98%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.33%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.33%) HBase
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.58%) Subversion
3 10 (3.26%) Maven
4 7 (2.28%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.95%) JBehave
5 6 (1.95%) FitNesse
6 4 (1.30%) JUnit
6 4 (1.30%) jMock
6 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.98%) Selenium
8 2 (0.65%) Hudson
8 2 (0.65%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.33%) Grunt
9 1 (0.33%) Gradle
9 1 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 76 (24.76%) Finance
2 72 (23.45%) Banking
3 56 (18.24%) Front Office
4 54 (17.59%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.56%) Back Office
6 7 (2.28%) Games
7 6 (1.95%) Legal
8 4 (1.30%) Advertising
8 4 (1.30%) Publishing
9 3 (0.98%) Retail
10 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.65%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (40.39%) Django
2 55 (17.92%) HTML
3 51 (16.61%) CSS
4 41 (13.36%) HTML5
5 32 (10.42%) SciPy
5 32 (10.42%) NumPy
6 25 (8.14%) Web Services
6 25 (8.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 24 (7.82%) jQuery
8 23 (7.49%) XML
9 21 (6.84%) STL
10 19 (6.19%) CSS3
11 18 (5.86%) Twisted
12 15 (4.89%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (4.89%) ZeroMQ
13 8 (2.61%) Flask
13 8 (2.61%) AngularJS
14 6 (1.95%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (1.95%) REST
14 6 (1.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.64%) Derivative
2 33 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (7.82%) Fixed Income
4 22 (7.17%) Open Source
5 19 (6.19%) Credit Derivative
6 18 (5.86%) Computer Science
7 17 (5.54%) Equities
7 17 (5.54%) Visualisation
8 12 (3.91%) Credit Risk
9 11 (3.58%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (3.26%) Hedge funds
11 8 (2.61%) Statistics
12 7 (2.28%) Social Network
13 6 (1.95%) STB
14 4 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 3 (0.98%) Market Risk
15 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
15 3 (0.98%) Data Extraction
16 2 (0.65%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.48%) Linux
2 25 (8.14%) UNIX
3 22 (7.17%) Windows
4 4 (1.30%) Debian
4 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.98%) CentOS
5 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.33%) Fedora
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) VMS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.13%) OO
2 111 (36.16%) TDD
3 97 (31.60%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 40 (13.03%) Web Development
6 39 (12.70%) Scrum
7 33 (10.75%) OOP
7 33 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (9.45%) BDD
8 29 (9.45%) Pair Programming
9 24 (7.82%) Analytics
10 19 (6.19%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.21%) ATDD
11 16 (5.21%) OOD
12 14 (4.56%) Risk Management
13 12 (3.91%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (3.91%) Web Design
14 10 (3.26%) Kanban
15 9 (2.93%) Migration
15 9 (2.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 307 (100.00%) Python
2 120 (39.09%) C++
3 97 (31.60%) SQL
4 82 (26.71%) Java
5 69 (22.48%) JavaScript
6 54 (17.59%) C#
7 20 (6.51%) C
8 18 (5.86%) PHP
9 14 (4.56%) Ruby
10 13 (4.23%) R
10 13 (4.23%) Scala
11 12 (3.91%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.30%) VBA
12 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.65%) Perl
13 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.65%) Erlang
14 1 (0.33%) Golang
14 1 (0.33%) Haskell
14 1 (0.33%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 30 (9.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.63%) Puppet
3 3 (0.98%) WMI
4 2 (0.65%) Nagios
4 2 (0.65%) Cacti
4 2 (0.65%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.65%) StatsD
4 2 (0.65%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (14.66%) Oracle
2 9 (2.93%) Google
3 3 (0.98%) Rackspace
3 3 (0.98%) Percona
3 3 (0.98%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.65%) Splunk
5 1 (0.33%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.33%) Zend
5 1 (0.33%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.33%) Facebook
5 1 (0.33%) Sybase
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
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