The first table below looks at the demand for the Python Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Software Engineer
Rank 414 412 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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 398 464 660
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 £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Python Software Engineer
England

Python Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Software Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Python Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python Software Engineer across the London region.

Python Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Python Software Engineer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Python Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Qt
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Redis
4 1 (25.00%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Django
4 1 (25.00%) SQLite

Python Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Python Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQLite
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google