The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 31 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 1282 904 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.62% 4.04% 3.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.07% 9.72% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 657 541
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £47.83 £23.17 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.40% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9809 9303 9555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 41.59% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7448 6686 7040
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in London

Python
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in London

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in London

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the London region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in London

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Python
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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 +33 192 £475 - 100
Croydon +2 14 £393 -3.38%
Feltham +7 7 £423 +5.95%
Canary Wharf -1 6 £600 +14.28%
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Hammersmith +5 3 £475 +6.14%
Westminster -11 3 £500 +5.26%
Docklands, London +10 2 £468 +38.51%
Uxbridge +3 1 £375 -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Hounslow - 1 £425 - 1
New Malden - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Python.

1 1102 (44.98%) Linux
2 903 (36.86%) Java
3 894 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
4 643 (26.24%) DevOps
5 639 (26.08%) Perl
6 620 (25.31%) Ruby
7 557 (22.73%) SQL
8 524 (21.39%) Puppet
9 514 (20.98%) Finance
9 514 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
10 501 (20.45%) Unix
11 490 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 470 (19.18%) Bash Shell
13 430 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
14 416 (16.98%) Git (software)
15 389 (15.88%) Jenkins
16 388 (15.84%) C++
17 360 (14.69%) HTML
18 349 (14.24%) TDD
19 332 (13.55%) Opscode Chef
20 325 (13.27%) Windows
21 314 (12.82%) MySQL
22 303 (12.37%) Web Services
23 302 (12.33%) Configuration Management
24 290 (11.84%) CSS
25 289 (11.80%) Banking
26 280 (11.43%) Ansible
27 276 (11.27%) Scala
28 261 (10.65%) Oracle
29 260 (10.61%) Docker

Python
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
1 245 (10.00%) Apache
2 191 (7.80%) Tomcat
3 187 (7.63%) Node.js
4 156 (6.37%) Apache Spark
5 109 (4.45%) nginx
6 108 (4.41%) OpenStack
7 73 (2.98%) Confluence
8 65 (2.65%) Jetty
9 60 (2.45%) IIS
9 60 (2.45%) WebSphere
10 57 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
11 52 (2.12%) JBoss
12 49 (2.00%) Apache Pig
13 45 (1.84%) SAS
14 41 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
15 31 (1.27%) CMS
16 28 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
17 25 (1.02%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.78%) uWSGI
19 18 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 47 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.86%) HipChat
3 20 (0.82%) SPSS
4 16 (0.65%) MS Office
5 7 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.041%) Mingle
8 1 (0.041%) MODO
Business Applications
1 11 (0.45%) Front Arena
2 7 (0.29%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.24%) BigMachines
3 6 (0.24%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.12%) Eikon
6 3 (0.12%) Magento
7 2 (0.082%) Documaker
7 2 (0.082%) Endur
7 2 (0.082%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.082%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.082%) RMDS
7 2 (0.082%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.041%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 514 (20.98%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 74 (3.02%) GitHub
5 69 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 55 (2.24%) Amazon S3
7 45 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 42 (1.71%) SaaS
10 36 (1.47%) PaaS
11 30 (1.22%) IaaS
12 26 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (0.86%) Google App Engine
14 19 (0.78%) CloudFront
15 17 (0.69%) Amazon Glacier
16 13 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
17 9 (0.37%) Heroku
17 9 (0.37%) Route 53
18 8 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
18 8 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 182 (7.43%) HTTP
2 173 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 109 (4.45%) DNS
4 78 (3.18%) Firewall
5 74 (3.02%) SSL
6 73 (2.98%) Internet
7 64 (2.61%) LDAP
8 51 (2.08%) SAN
9 37 (1.51%) VPN
10 28 (1.14%) LAN
11 24 (0.98%) WAN
12 21 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (0.86%) NAS
13 18 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (0.65%) DMZ
14 16 (0.65%) FTP
14 16 (0.65%) Multicast
15 15 (0.61%) DHCP
15 15 (0.61%) Kerberos
15 15 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (12.82%) MySQL
2 239 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 237 (9.67%) MongoDB
4 235 (9.59%) Big Data
5 218 (8.90%) Hadoop
6 208 (8.49%) PostgreSQL
7 172 (7.02%) Relational Database
8 156 (6.37%) SQL Server
9 131 (5.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 122 (4.98%) Apache Hive
11 80 (3.27%) Redis
12 59 (2.41%) HBase
12 59 (2.41%) Oracle Database
13 53 (2.16%) Data Mining
14 44 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
15 42 (1.71%) RDBMS
16 35 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (1.43%) KDB
17 32 (1.31%) OLTP
18 29 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 416 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 389 (15.88%) Jenkins
3 189 (7.71%) JIRA
4 139 (5.67%) Subversion
5 109 (4.45%) Maven
6 84 (3.43%) Hudson
7 66 (2.69%) Cucumber
8 61 (2.49%) Selenium
9 58 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 53 (2.16%) Sonatype Nexus
10 53 (2.16%) Vagrant
11 49 (2.00%) JUnit
12 46 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 46 (1.88%) Gradle
13 39 (1.59%) Mockito
14 37 (1.51%) JMeter
15 32 (1.31%) Artifactory
16 30 (1.22%) Ant
17 23 (0.94%) SonarQube
18 20 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 514 (20.98%) Finance
2 289 (11.80%) Banking
3 128 (5.22%) Front Office
4 103 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 62 (2.53%) Marketing
6 57 (2.33%) Retail
7 49 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.18%) Games
10 25 (1.02%) Publishing
11 14 (0.57%) Back Office
12 12 (0.49%) Law
13 10 (0.41%) Advertising
14 9 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.33%) Billing
15 8 (0.33%) Electronics
16 5 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
17 4 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1069 (43.63%) Developer
2 482 (19.67%) Python Developer
3 408 (16.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 184 (7.51%) Java Developer
5 170 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
6 138 (5.63%) Analyst
7 127 (5.18%) AWS Engineer
8 117 (4.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 109 (4.45%) Senior Developer
10 97 (3.96%) Administrator
11 95 (3.88%) C++ Developer
12 84 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
13 79 (3.22%) Data Scientist
14 77 (3.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 71 (2.90%) Architect
16 67 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
17 66 (2.69%) Scala Developer
18 62 (2.53%) Agile Developer
19 61 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
20 60 (2.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (14.69%) HTML
2 303 (12.37%) Web Services
3 290 (11.84%) CSS
4 222 (9.06%) Django
5 200 (8.16%) AngularJS
6 154 (6.29%) HTML5
7 144 (5.88%) .NET
8 138 (5.63%) REST
9 120 (4.90%) jQuery
10 111 (4.53%) RESTful
11 104 (4.24%) XML
12 99 (4.04%) CSS3
12 99 (4.04%) LAMP
13 98 (4.00%) Spring
14 90 (3.67%) JSON
15 80 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
16 75 (3.06%) Kafka
17 71 (2.90%) Flask
18 56 (2.29%) ELK Stack
19 51 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 125 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 91 (3.71%) Visualisation
5 81 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 81 (3.31%) Statistics
6 75 (3.06%) Fixed Income
7 65 (2.65%) Fintech
8 56 (2.29%) Clustering
9 55 (2.24%) Algorithms
10 52 (2.12%) Data Centre
10 52 (2.12%) Derivative
11 48 (1.96%) Management Information System
12 43 (1.76%) Equities
13 42 (1.71%) Hedge funds
14 35 (1.43%) Physics
15 34 (1.39%) User Experience
16 32 (1.31%) Data Structures
16 32 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
17 26 (1.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1102 (44.98%) Linux
2 501 (20.45%) Unix
3 325 (13.27%) Windows
4 169 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 98 (4.00%) CentOS
6 93 (3.80%) Windows Server
7 60 (2.45%) Ubuntu
8 59 (2.41%) Solaris
9 56 (2.29%) AIX
10 45 (1.84%) Mac OS X
11 38 (1.55%) Debian
11 38 (1.55%) Mac OS
12 31 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 20 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.65%) Android
15 15 (0.61%) VMS
16 13 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
17 11 (0.45%) Apple iOS
17 11 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 894 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 643 (26.24%) DevOps
3 430 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
4 349 (14.24%) TDD
5 302 (12.33%) Configuration Management
6 238 (9.71%) Scrum
7 232 (9.47%) Open Source
8 217 (8.86%) OO
9 208 (8.49%) Analytics
10 200 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 176 (7.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 167 (6.82%) BDD
13 140 (5.71%) SDLC
14 131 (5.35%) E-Commerce
15 114 (4.65%) High Availability
15 114 (4.65%) Migration
16 108 (4.41%) Machine Learning
17 105 (4.29%) Pair Programming
18 100 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
19 98 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 903 (36.86%) Java
2 639 (26.08%) Perl
3 620 (25.31%) Ruby
4 557 (22.73%) SQL
5 490 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 470 (19.18%) Bash Shell
7 388 (15.84%) C++
8 276 (11.27%) Scala
9 243 (9.92%) PHP
10 227 (9.27%) C#
11 180 (7.35%) PowerShell
12 171 (6.98%) Shell Script
13 148 (6.04%) R
14 129 (5.27%) Go
15 125 (5.10%) C
16 80 (3.27%) Groovy
17 55 (2.24%) Clojure
18 54 (2.20%) VBA
19 42 (1.71%) MATLAB
20 36 (1.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 211 (8.61%) Degree
2 119 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 69 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 49 (2.00%) PhD
5 35 (1.43%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.02%) AWS Certification
7 23 (0.94%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.53%) CCNA
9 13 (0.53%) ISEB
10 12 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.45%) CCNP
11 11 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.33%) SAS Certification
13 7 (0.29%) RHCE
14 6 (0.24%) CISSP
14 6 (0.24%) RHCA
14 6 (0.24%) RHCSA
15 5 (0.20%) CEH
16 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (2.94%) QA
2 24 (0.98%) SLA
3 22 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.33%) MiFID
5 8 (0.33%) SDET
6 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.082%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.041%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 260 (10.61%) Docker
2 98 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (2.49%) Active Directory
4 37 (1.51%) vSphere
5 36 (1.47%) KVM
5 36 (1.47%) NFS
6 35 (1.43%) HDFS
7 26 (1.06%) Apache Flume
8 24 (0.98%) VMware ESX
9 23 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.90%) vCloud
11 20 (0.82%) Samba
12 17 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 14 (0.57%) Xen
14 13 (0.53%) GlusterFS
14 13 (0.53%) Varnish
14 13 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 12 (0.49%) Ceph
16 10 (0.41%) iptables
17 9 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 524 (21.39%) Puppet
2 332 (13.55%) Opscode Chef
3 280 (11.43%) Ansible
4 110 (4.49%) Nagios
5 61 (2.49%) logstash
6 59 (2.41%) Salt
7 54 (2.20%) Kibana
8 50 (2.04%) Kubernetes
9 44 (1.80%) Graphite
10 42 (1.71%) HAProxy
11 35 (1.43%) ZABBIX
12 28 (1.14%) Terraform
13 26 (1.06%) Grafana
14 25 (1.02%) SCCM
15 23 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
15 23 (0.94%) Mesos
16 21 (0.86%) Uchiwa
17 19 (0.78%) Control-M
18 18 (0.73%) Hadoop YARN
19 16 (0.65%) Packer
Vendors
1 261 (10.65%) Oracle
2 199 (8.12%) Red Hat
3 188 (7.67%) VMware
4 109 (4.45%) Splunk
5 84 (3.43%) Microsoft
6 68 (2.78%) Cisco
6 68 (2.78%) Google
7 67 (2.73%) IBM
8 64 (2.61%) Tableau
9 56 (2.29%) HP
10 53 (2.16%) Atlassian
11 41 (1.67%) Sybase
12 35 (1.43%) Cloudera
13 28 (1.14%) Informatica
14 27 (1.10%) F5
15 25 (1.02%) TIBCO
15 25 (1.02%) Veritas
16 24 (0.98%) SOASTA, Inc
17 22 (0.90%) Hortonworks
17 22 (0.90%) Rackspace
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Reed Technology
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E-synergy Solutions
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Initi8 Recruitment
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Explore Recruitment Solutions
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