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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 238 299 310
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 189 135 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.54% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 110 65
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - -
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
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +24 34 £600 +4.34% 18
Python Developer
England

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 361 (100.00%) Python
2 155 (42.94%) Django
3 152 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (40.17%) TDD
5 130 (36.01%) C++
6 121 (33.52%) OO
7 98 (27.15%) Java
8 97 (26.87%) SQL
9 88 (24.38%) Linux
10 79 (21.88%) Finance
11 77 (21.33%) Banking
12 74 (20.50%) JavaScript
13 62 (17.17%) C#
13 62 (17.17%) Investment Banking
14 60 (16.62%) Software Engineering
15 59 (16.34%) Front Office
16 58 (16.07%) HTML
17 57 (15.79%) Derivative
18 53 (14.68%) CSS
19 50 (13.85%) Scrum
20 49 (13.57%) Git (software)
21 47 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 45 (12.47%) Web Development
23 44 (12.19%) MySQL
23 44 (12.19%) PostgreSQL
24 43 (11.91%) Oracle
25 37 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
26 35 (9.70%) jQuery
26 35 (9.70%) HTML5
27 32 (8.86%) OOP

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (5.54%) Apache
2 17 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.77%) Node.js
4 7 (1.94%) CMS
5 5 (1.39%) IIS
6 3 (0.83%) nginx
6 3 (0.83%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.55%) Tornado
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.28%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Maya
1 1 (0.28%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.28%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.49%) Google App Engine
2 8 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
2 8 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.39%) SaaS
4 5 (1.39%) GitHub
5 2 (0.55%) PaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.83%) Internet
1 3 (0.83%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) DVB
3 1 (0.28%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.19%) MySQL
1 44 (12.19%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.43%) ObjectStore
4 15 (4.16%) Amazon Redshift
5 14 (3.88%) Big Data
5 14 (3.88%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.05%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.94%) Redis
8 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.11%) KDB
10 3 (0.83%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.28%) SQLite
12 1 (0.28%) HBase
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.43%) Jasmine
3 14 (3.88%) Karma Test Runner
4 12 (3.32%) Subversion
5 7 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.66%) Maven
6 6 (1.66%) JBehave
6 6 (1.66%) FitNesse
7 4 (1.11%) JUnit
7 4 (1.11%) jMock
8 3 (0.83%) Selenium
8 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.55%) Grunt
9 2 (0.55%) Hudson
10 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 79 (21.88%) Finance
2 77 (21.33%) Banking
3 62 (17.17%) Investment Banking
4 59 (16.34%) Front Office
5 20 (5.54%) Games
6 12 (3.32%) Back Office
7 6 (1.66%) Legal
7 6 (1.66%) Advertising
8 4 (1.11%) Publishing
8 4 (1.11%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (42.94%) Django
2 58 (16.07%) HTML
3 53 (14.68%) CSS
4 35 (9.70%) jQuery
4 35 (9.70%) HTML5
5 28 (7.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 25 (6.93%) Web Services
6 25 (6.93%) XML
7 23 (6.37%) NumPy
8 22 (6.09%) SciPy
8 22 (6.09%) STL
9 20 (5.54%) Twisted
10 19 (5.26%) Pyramid
11 18 (4.99%) CSS3
12 17 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (4.43%) ZeroMQ
13 16 (4.43%) Flask
14 14 (3.88%) Gherkin
15 13 (3.60%) RESTful
16 10 (2.77%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.79%) Derivative
2 47 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (6.65%) Fixed Income
4 21 (5.82%) Credit Derivative
5 18 (4.99%) Open Source
5 18 (4.99%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.43%) Equities
6 16 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (4.16%) Digital Media
8 12 (3.32%) Visualisation
9 11 (3.05%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.77%) Credit Risk
11 8 (2.22%) STB
12 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.94%) Social Network
12 7 (1.94%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.39%) Statistics
13 5 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (1.11%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 88 (24.38%) Linux
2 26 (7.20%) Windows
3 23 (6.37%) UNIX
4 4 (1.11%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.83%) CentOS
5 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.83%) Debian
5 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.28%) Fedora
7 1 (0.28%) VMS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (40.17%) TDD
3 121 (33.52%) OO
4 60 (16.62%) Software Engineering
5 50 (13.85%) Scrum
6 45 (12.47%) Web Development
7 37 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (8.86%) OOP
9 30 (8.31%) Pair Programming
9 30 (8.31%) BDD
9 30 (8.31%) Analytics
10 21 (5.82%) Functional Programming
11 20 (5.54%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.26%) Risk Management
13 18 (4.99%) OOD
14 16 (4.43%) ATDD
15 15 (4.16%) Multithreading
16 14 (3.88%) Kanban
17 11 (3.05%) Web Design
17 11 (3.05%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 361 (100.00%) Python
2 130 (36.01%) C++
3 98 (27.15%) Java
4 97 (26.87%) SQL
5 74 (20.50%) JavaScript
6 62 (17.17%) C#
7 21 (5.82%) C
8 19 (5.26%) Scala
8 19 (5.26%) Ruby
9 17 (4.71%) PHP
10 15 (4.16%) R
11 9 (2.49%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.11%) VBA
12 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.83%) Haskell
13 3 (0.83%) Perl
14 2 (0.55%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.55%) Erlang
14 2 (0.55%) SPARQL
15 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 29 (8.03%) Degree
2 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.39%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.11%) Puppet
4 3 (0.83%) WMI
4 3 (0.83%) StatsD
5 2 (0.55%) Nagios
5 2 (0.55%) Cacti
5 2 (0.55%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (11.91%) Oracle
2 13 (3.60%) Google
3 4 (1.11%) Sybase
4 3 (0.83%) Rackspace
4 3 (0.83%) Percona
4 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.55%) Splunk
6 1 (0.28%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.28%) Zend
6 1 (0.28%) Facebook
6 1 (0.28%) Netezza
6 1 (0.28%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.28%) JBoss
6 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
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