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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / London
Rank 17 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 1505 1123 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.72% 5.44% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.01% 12.67% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 832 679
Median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.92 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.63 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +10.06%

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
8848 8866 8995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 42.95% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6594 6576 6748
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 72 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +24 242 £550 +14.58% 123
Canary Wharf +12 16 £575 +21.05%
New Malden -3 8 - -
Harrow +3 7 £515 +8.42%
Docklands, London +3 7 £543 +14.21%
Croydon -5 6 £704 +75.93% 1
Bromley - 6 £550 -
Osterley +6 4 £438 -5.91%
Feltham - 2 £431 -
Hillingdon - 2 £375 -
Westminster -8 1 £550 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 1293 (41.42%) Linux
2 1136 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
3 1111 (35.59%) Java
4 1042 (33.38%) DevOps
5 757 (24.25%) Amazon AWS
6 657 (21.04%) Puppet
7 653 (20.92%) SQL
8 614 (19.67%) Perl
9 599 (19.19%) Ruby
10 593 (18.99%) Jenkins
11 590 (18.90%) Bash Shell
12 577 (18.48%) Ansible
13 560 (17.94%) Big Data
14 540 (17.30%) Finance
15 535 (17.14%) Hadoop
16 525 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
17 517 (16.56%) Git (software)
18 510 (16.34%) Unix
19 486 (15.57%) Docker
20 444 (14.22%) Apache Spark
21 440 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
22 426 (13.65%) Scala
23 415 (13.29%) JavaScript
24 381 (12.20%) TDD
25 377 (12.08%) Open Source
26 375 (12.01%) R
27 358 (11.47%) PostgreSQL
28 346 (11.08%) C++
29 343 (10.99%) Configuration Management
30 337 (10.79%) Banking

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
1 444 (14.22%) Apache Spark
2 265 (8.49%) Apache
3 236 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
4 155 (4.96%) nginx
5 137 (4.39%) Tomcat
6 106 (3.40%) OpenStack
7 104 (3.33%) Confluence
8 90 (2.88%) Apache Pig
9 51 (1.63%) Apache Solr
10 50 (1.60%) SAS
11 48 (1.54%) WebSphere
12 39 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
13 38 (1.22%) IIS
14 33 (1.06%) JBoss
15 32 (1.02%) CMS
16 30 (0.96%) WebLogic
17 29 (0.93%) Jetty
18 25 (0.80%) Mule ESB
18 25 (0.80%) WildFly
19 23 (0.74%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
3 18 (0.58%) SPSS
4 15 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.13%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.13%) MS Office
5 4 (0.13%) Stata
6 2 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.064%) FrameMaker
6 2 (0.064%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.064%) HipChat
6 2 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.064%) Simulink
6 2 (0.064%) Weka
7 1 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.032%) InVision
7 1 (0.032%) Mingle
7 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.48%) RMDS
3 8 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.22%) Unica
5 3 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.096%) Magento
5 3 (0.096%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.064%) FINCAD Analytics
6 2 (0.064%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.064%) Relativity
6 2 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.064%) Ringtail
6 2 (0.064%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.032%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.032%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.032%) Documaker
7 1 (0.032%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.032%) Maximo
7 1 (0.032%) Odoo
7 1 (0.032%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 757 (24.25%) Amazon AWS
2 199 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 131 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
4 116 (3.72%) GitHub
5 111 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 89 (2.85%) Amazon S3
7 87 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
8 73 (2.34%) PaaS
9 61 (1.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 53 (1.70%) IaaS
11 47 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 46 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
13 34 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
14 27 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
15 26 (0.83%) SaaS
16 24 (0.77%) Route 53
17 21 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 19 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
19 18 (0.58%) Heroku
20 17 (0.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 200 (6.41%) HTTP
2 182 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 169 (5.41%) Firewall
4 121 (3.88%) DNS
5 88 (2.82%) LDAP
6 84 (2.69%) SSL
7 74 (2.37%) Internet
8 66 (2.11%) VPN
9 46 (1.47%) Kerberos
10 38 (1.22%) MQTT
11 37 (1.19%) RTSP
11 37 (1.19%) SAN
12 35 (1.12%) Reverse Proxy
13 22 (0.70%) DMZ
13 22 (0.70%) Network Security
14 18 (0.58%) ICMP
15 17 (0.54%) SSH
16 16 (0.51%) DHCP
16 16 (0.51%) VLAN
17 15 (0.48%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 560 (17.94%) Big Data
2 535 (17.14%) Hadoop
3 358 (11.47%) PostgreSQL
4 314 (10.06%) MySQL
4 314 (10.06%) NoSQL
5 269 (8.62%) Apache Hive
6 249 (7.98%) MongoDB
7 218 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 182 (5.83%) SQL Server
9 129 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 110 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
11 92 (2.95%) HBase
12 83 (2.66%) RDBMS
13 82 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
14 77 (2.47%) Redis
15 76 (2.43%) Sqoop
16 54 (1.73%) Oracle Database
17 52 (1.67%) Impala
18 42 (1.35%) DB2
19 39 (1.25%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 593 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 517 (16.56%) Git (software)
3 236 (7.56%) JIRA
4 156 (5.00%) Subversion
5 130 (4.16%) Maven
6 85 (2.72%) TeamCity
7 78 (2.50%) Vagrant
8 74 (2.37%) Selenium
9 68 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 64 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
11 59 (1.89%) Mercurial
12 58 (1.86%) Gradle
13 53 (1.70%) Hudson
14 51 (1.63%) Cucumber
15 46 (1.47%) Gerrit
16 44 (1.41%) Travis CI
17 43 (1.38%) Ant
18 38 (1.22%) GitLab
19 37 (1.19%) gulp
20 32 (1.02%) Bitbucket
General
1 540 (17.30%) Finance
2 337 (10.79%) Banking
3 150 (4.80%) Investment Banking
4 134 (4.29%) Front Office
5 105 (3.36%) Marketing
6 93 (2.98%) Retail
7 67 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 55 (1.76%) Financial Institution
9 40 (1.28%) Games
10 30 (0.96%) Electronics
11 27 (0.86%) Law
12 26 (0.83%) Publishing
13 24 (0.77%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.61%) Advertising
15 16 (0.51%) Back Office
16 11 (0.35%) Legal
17 5 (0.16%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.13%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
20 2 (0.064%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1071 (34.30%) Developer
2 634 (20.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 499 (15.98%) Python Developer
4 226 (7.24%) Data Engineer
5 215 (6.89%) Linux Engineer
6 210 (6.73%) AWS Engineer
7 204 (6.53%) Analyst
8 195 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
9 163 (5.22%) Java Developer
9 163 (5.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 148 (4.74%) Senior Developer
11 147 (4.71%) Big Data Engineer
12 136 (4.36%) Architect
13 135 (4.32%) Data Scientist
14 120 (3.84%) Administrator
15 118 (3.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 102 (3.27%) C++ Developer
17 91 (2.91%) Data Analyst
18 88 (2.82%) Consultant
18 88 (2.82%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (9.39%) Django
2 289 (9.26%) HTML
3 277 (8.87%) Web Services
4 241 (7.72%) CSS
5 231 (7.40%) Kafka
6 181 (5.80%) REST
7 178 (5.70%) JSON
8 144 (4.61%) AngularJS
8 144 (4.61%) Node.js
9 136 (4.36%) XML
10 130 (4.16%) ELK Stack
11 118 (3.78%) LAMP
12 110 (3.52%) .NET
13 107 (3.43%) RESTful
14 101 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
15 100 (3.20%) Flask
16 97 (3.11%) Spring
17 93 (2.98%) HTML5
18 85 (2.72%) jQuery
19 72 (2.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 219 (7.01%) Computer Science
2 188 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (5.67%) Algorithms
4 155 (4.96%) Statistics
5 137 (4.39%) Visualisation
6 113 (3.62%) Mathematics
7 112 (3.59%) Public Cloud
8 70 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 64 (2.05%) Data Structures
10 62 (1.99%) Data Centre
10 62 (1.99%) Fixed Income
11 53 (1.70%) Credit Risk
12 50 (1.60%) User Experience
13 48 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 47 (1.51%) Clustering
15 45 (1.44%) Derivative
16 37 (1.19%) Market Risk
16 37 (1.19%) Video on Demand
17 34 (1.09%) Hedge funds
18 32 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1293 (41.42%) Linux
2 510 (16.34%) Unix
3 282 (9.03%) Windows
4 180 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 175 (5.61%) CentOS
6 127 (4.07%) Ubuntu
7 48 (1.54%) Android
8 43 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 39 (1.25%) Windows Server
10 38 (1.22%) Solaris
11 36 (1.15%) AIX
12 30 (0.96%) SUSE
13 21 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 17 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 15 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (0.35%) Debian
18 10 (0.32%) FreeBSD
19 8 (0.26%) Fedora
19 8 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1136 (36.39%) Agile Software Development
2 1042 (33.38%) DevOps
3 525 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
4 381 (12.20%) TDD
5 377 (12.08%) Open Source
6 343 (10.99%) Configuration Management
7 321 (10.28%) Analytics
8 283 (9.06%) Scrum
9 241 (7.72%) OO
10 223 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 221 (7.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 220 (7.05%) Machine Learning
13 212 (6.79%) High Availability
14 203 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
15 192 (6.15%) BDD
16 166 (5.32%) E-Commerce
17 146 (4.68%) Load Balancing
18 141 (4.52%) SDLC
19 140 (4.48%) ETL
20 138 (4.42%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1111 (35.59%) Java
2 653 (20.92%) SQL
3 614 (19.67%) Perl
4 599 (19.19%) Ruby
5 590 (18.90%) Bash Shell
6 426 (13.65%) Scala
7 415 (13.29%) JavaScript
8 375 (12.01%) R
9 346 (11.08%) C++
10 272 (8.71%) PHP
11 224 (7.17%) C
12 201 (6.44%) C#
13 195 (6.25%) Shell Script
14 158 (5.06%) Go
15 123 (3.94%) PowerShell
16 75 (2.40%) MATLAB
17 42 (1.35%) Groovy
18 39 (1.25%) Clojure
19 36 (1.15%) VBA
20 32 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 244 (7.82%) Degree
2 156 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 97 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 79 (2.53%) PhD
5 34 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 30 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (0.70%) CISSP
8 17 (0.54%) CHECK Team Member
8 17 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.48%) CCNP
10 12 (0.38%) CCNA
11 11 (0.35%) RHCE
12 10 (0.32%) AWS Certification
12 10 (0.32%) RHCSA
13 8 (0.26%) RHCA
14 7 (0.22%) SANS
15 6 (0.19%) CISM
15 6 (0.19%) GIAC
16 5 (0.16%) CISA
17 4 (0.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.94%) QA
2 49 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.19%) SDET
6 4 (0.13%) GCP
6 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.064%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
8 2 (0.064%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.032%) FATCA
9 1 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 486 (15.57%) Docker
2 123 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (2.72%) HDFS
4 77 (2.47%) Active Directory
5 52 (1.67%) Apache Flume
6 47 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
7 37 (1.19%) Xen
8 29 (0.93%) NFS
9 26 (0.83%) KVM
10 21 (0.67%) GlusterFS
11 15 (0.48%) iptables
11 15 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.45%) vCloud
13 13 (0.42%) GFS2
13 13 (0.42%) OCFS2
14 11 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.32%) Snort
15 10 (0.32%) XenServer
16 9 (0.29%) VMware ESX
17 8 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 657 (21.04%) Puppet
2 577 (18.48%) Ansible
3 440 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
4 154 (4.93%) Terraform
5 126 (4.04%) logstash
6 117 (3.75%) Kibana
7 105 (3.36%) Kubernetes
8 89 (2.85%) Salt
9 88 (2.82%) Nagios
10 75 (2.40%) Hadoop YARN
11 57 (1.83%) HAProxy
12 51 (1.63%) ZABBIX
13 48 (1.54%) Mesos
14 35 (1.12%) Grafana
14 35 (1.12%) Graphite
15 29 (0.93%) Oozie
16 23 (0.74%) Packer
17 20 (0.64%) Consul
18 19 (0.61%) CFEngine
18 19 (0.61%) SELinux
Vendors
1 269 (8.62%) Oracle
2 225 (7.21%) Red Hat
3 179 (5.73%) VMware
4 129 (4.13%) Splunk
5 99 (3.17%) Tableau
6 96 (3.07%) Google
7 89 (2.85%) Atlassian
8 63 (2.02%) SaltStack
9 62 (1.99%) Microsoft
10 58 (1.86%) IBM
11 56 (1.79%) Cisco
12 55 (1.76%) Sybase
13 54 (1.73%) Cloudera
14 53 (1.70%) Hortonworks
15 50 (1.60%) Teradata
16 40 (1.28%) SAP
17 37 (1.19%) HP
18 31 (0.99%) Rackspace
19 29 (0.93%) TIBCO
20 28 (0.90%) CheckPoint
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £475 - £530 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 p/day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £550 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £351 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: Up to £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AAP3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago