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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 30 44 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 1277 922 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.79% 4.14% 3.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.26% 9.95% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 674 553
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £311
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 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £47.83 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.62% -70.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
9632 9269 9347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.66% 41.58% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7338 6730 6927
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 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +30 194 £475 - 114
Croydon -3 15 £393 -7.64%
Canary Wharf +4 7 £600 +14.28%
Docklands, London +10 4 £563 +25.00%
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Harrow - 4 £500 -
Westminster - 3 £475 -
Hammersmith +3 2 - -
Feltham +2 2 £423 +6.41%
Hounslow - 1 £425 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 1158 (47.54%) Linux
2 888 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 862 (35.39%) Java
4 714 (29.31%) DevOps
5 640 (26.27%) Perl
6 624 (25.62%) Ruby
7 557 (22.87%) Puppet
8 547 (22.45%) SQL
9 534 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
10 520 (21.35%) Unix
11 509 (20.89%) Finance
12 475 (19.50%) JavaScript
13 462 (18.97%) Bash Shell
14 461 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
15 413 (16.95%) Git (software)
16 412 (16.91%) Jenkins
17 373 (15.31%) C++
18 357 (14.66%) Opscode Chef
19 342 (14.04%) HTML
20 322 (13.22%) TDD
21 314 (12.89%) Windows
22 310 (12.73%) MySQL
22 310 (12.73%) Ansible
23 305 (12.52%) Configuration Management
24 279 (11.45%) CSS
25 272 (11.17%) Web Services
26 271 (11.12%) Docker
27 267 (10.96%) Banking
28 261 (10.71%) Scala
29 259 (10.63%) Oracle

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
1 226 (9.28%) Apache
2 176 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 172 (7.06%) Node.js
4 146 (5.99%) Apache Spark
5 109 (4.47%) nginx
6 103 (4.23%) OpenStack
7 86 (3.53%) Confluence
8 64 (2.63%) WebSphere
9 59 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
9 59 (2.42%) IIS
10 58 (2.38%) Jetty
11 54 (2.22%) SAS
12 42 (1.72%) Apache Pig
13 40 (1.64%) JBoss
14 37 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
15 34 (1.40%) CMS
16 29 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (0.99%) WebLogic
18 22 (0.90%) uWSGI
19 19 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 57 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 24 (0.99%) HipChat
3 19 (0.78%) MS Office
4 17 (0.70%) SPSS
5 7 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.082%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.041%) Mingle
8 1 (0.041%) MODO
8 1 (0.041%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.37%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.33%) Front Arena
3 7 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.25%) BigMachines
4 6 (0.25%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.16%) RMDS
7 3 (0.12%) Eikon
7 3 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.082%) Endur
8 2 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.082%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.041%) CSG Singleview
9 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.041%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 534 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
2 126 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
4 79 (3.24%) GitHub
5 72 (2.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 48 (1.97%) Amazon S3
6 48 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 48 (1.97%) SaaS
7 45 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
8 40 (1.64%) PaaS
9 31 (1.27%) IaaS
10 22 (0.90%) Google App Engine
10 22 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (0.78%) CloudFront
12 16 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.45%) Amazon Glacier
14 11 (0.45%) Heroku
15 10 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
15 10 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 190 (7.80%) HTTP
2 175 (7.18%) TCP/IP
3 131 (5.38%) DNS
4 94 (3.86%) Firewall
5 82 (3.37%) SSL
6 69 (2.83%) LDAP
7 63 (2.59%) Internet
8 51 (2.09%) SAN
9 41 (1.68%) VPN
10 36 (1.48%) LAN
11 32 (1.31%) WAN
12 22 (0.90%) NAS
13 20 (0.82%) SMTP
14 19 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (0.70%) Multicast
16 16 (0.66%) FTP
16 16 (0.66%) Kerberos
17 15 (0.62%) SNMP
18 14 (0.57%) DHCP
18 14 (0.57%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (12.73%) MySQL
2 239 (9.81%) MongoDB
3 230 (9.44%) NoSQL
4 214 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
5 213 (8.74%) Big Data
6 201 (8.25%) Hadoop
7 179 (7.35%) Relational Database
8 157 (6.44%) SQL Server
9 115 (4.72%) Apache Hive
10 103 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 81 (3.33%) Redis
12 57 (2.34%) Oracle Database
13 55 (2.26%) RDBMS
14 52 (2.13%) HBase
15 40 (1.64%) Data Mining
16 39 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
17 37 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
18 36 (1.48%) KDB
19 33 (1.35%) OLTP
20 29 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 413 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 412 (16.91%) Jenkins
3 193 (7.92%) JIRA
4 137 (5.62%) Subversion
5 111 (4.56%) Maven
6 87 (3.57%) Hudson
7 71 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 61 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 60 (2.46%) Selenium
10 56 (2.30%) Vagrant
11 49 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 49 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 43 (1.77%) Artifactory
13 38 (1.56%) JUnit
14 35 (1.44%) Gradle
15 33 (1.35%) Ant
16 28 (1.15%) JMeter
16 28 (1.15%) Mockito
17 27 (1.11%) SonarQube
18 22 (0.90%) GitLab
General
1 509 (20.89%) Finance
2 267 (10.96%) Banking
3 112 (4.60%) Front Office
4 88 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 67 (2.75%) Marketing
6 63 (2.59%) Retail
7 44 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.19%) Publishing
10 22 (0.90%) Games
11 15 (0.62%) Back Office
12 10 (0.41%) Law
13 9 (0.37%) Advertising
13 9 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.33%) Electronics
15 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.16%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.12%) German Language
18 2 (0.082%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1045 (42.90%) Developer
2 479 (19.66%) Python Developer
3 453 (18.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 178 (7.31%) Linux Engineer
5 171 (7.02%) Java Developer
6 134 (5.50%) Analyst
7 129 (5.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 127 (5.21%) AWS Engineer
9 107 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 99 (4.06%) C++ Developer
11 92 (3.78%) Administrator
12 89 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
13 85 (3.49%) Data Scientist
13 85 (3.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 69 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
15 63 (2.59%) Architect
16 59 (2.42%) Agile Developer
16 59 (2.42%) Scala Developer
17 57 (2.34%) Consultant
18 56 (2.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (14.04%) HTML
2 279 (11.45%) CSS
3 272 (11.17%) Web Services
4 215 (8.83%) Django
5 180 (7.39%) AngularJS
6 145 (5.95%) .NET
7 143 (5.87%) HTML5
8 120 (4.93%) REST
9 118 (4.84%) jQuery
10 104 (4.27%) LAMP
11 101 (4.15%) RESTful
12 98 (4.02%) XML
13 92 (3.78%) CSS3
14 91 (3.74%) Spring
15 81 (3.33%) JSON
16 79 (3.24%) Flask
17 73 (3.00%) RabbitMQ
18 62 (2.55%) Kafka
19 60 (2.46%) ELK Stack
20 50 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.32%) Computer Science
2 141 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 85 (3.49%) Visualisation
5 79 (3.24%) Mathematics
6 70 (2.87%) Statistics
7 67 (2.75%) Fixed Income
8 65 (2.67%) Algorithms
9 61 (2.50%) Fintech
10 55 (2.26%) Clustering
10 55 (2.26%) Derivative
11 48 (1.97%) Data Centre
11 48 (1.97%) Management Information System
12 37 (1.52%) Hedge funds
12 37 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 37 (1.52%) User Experience
13 34 (1.40%) Equities
14 32 (1.31%) Physics
15 30 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1158 (47.54%) Linux
2 520 (21.35%) Unix
3 314 (12.89%) Windows
4 167 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 100 (4.11%) CentOS
6 97 (3.98%) Windows Server
7 61 (2.50%) Ubuntu
8 55 (2.26%) Solaris
9 54 (2.22%) AIX
10 49 (2.01%) Mac OS X
11 46 (1.89%) Mac OS
12 35 (1.44%) Debian
13 32 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (0.94%) Android
15 21 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 20 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (0.66%) Apple iOS
18 15 (0.62%) VMS
19 14 (0.57%) CoreOS
20 13 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 888 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 714 (29.31%) DevOps
3 461 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 322 (13.22%) TDD
5 305 (12.52%) Configuration Management
6 245 (10.06%) Open Source
7 228 (9.36%) Scrum
8 204 (8.37%) Analytics
9 200 (8.21%) OO
10 196 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
11 188 (7.72%) Software Engineering
12 150 (6.16%) E-Commerce
13 139 (5.71%) BDD
14 125 (5.13%) SDLC
15 115 (4.72%) Migration
16 111 (4.56%) Machine Learning
17 109 (4.47%) High Availability
18 105 (4.31%) Pair Programming
19 98 (4.02%) Web Development
20 95 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 862 (35.39%) Java
2 640 (26.27%) Perl
3 624 (25.62%) Ruby
4 547 (22.45%) SQL
5 475 (19.50%) JavaScript
6 462 (18.97%) Bash Shell
7 373 (15.31%) C++
8 261 (10.71%) Scala
9 220 (9.03%) PHP
10 211 (8.66%) C#
11 199 (8.17%) PowerShell
12 181 (7.43%) Shell Script
13 163 (6.69%) R
14 133 (5.46%) Go
15 111 (4.56%) C
16 70 (2.87%) Groovy
17 55 (2.26%) Clojure
18 53 (2.18%) VBA
19 42 (1.72%) MATLAB
20 39 (1.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 204 (8.37%) Degree
2 128 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 68 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 55 (2.26%) PhD
5 34 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 23 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 20 (0.82%) AWS Certification
8 16 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.53%) CCNA
10 12 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.41%) CCNP
11 10 (0.41%) ISEB
12 8 (0.33%) CISSP
12 8 (0.33%) SAS Certification
13 7 (0.29%) RHCE
14 6 (0.25%) BC Cleared
14 6 (0.25%) CEH
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
14 6 (0.25%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.12%) QA
2 23 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (0.78%) SLA
4 11 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.21%) MiFID
7 4 (0.16%) SDET
8 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.082%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.041%) Basel III
10 1 (0.041%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 271 (11.12%) Docker
2 99 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.56%) KVM
5 33 (1.35%) vSphere
6 32 (1.31%) NFS
7 28 (1.15%) HDFS
8 24 (0.99%) vCloud
8 24 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.86%) Apache Flume
10 20 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 20 (0.82%) Xen
11 19 (0.78%) Samba
12 17 (0.70%) GlusterFS
13 16 (0.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 15 (0.62%) Ceph
15 13 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 11 (0.45%) Hyper-V
17 10 (0.41%) etcd
17 10 (0.41%) iptables
Systems Management
1 557 (22.87%) Puppet
2 357 (14.66%) Opscode Chef
3 310 (12.73%) Ansible
4 122 (5.01%) Nagios
5 75 (3.08%) logstash
6 66 (2.71%) Kibana
7 58 (2.38%) Salt
8 52 (2.13%) Kubernetes
9 48 (1.97%) HAProxy
10 37 (1.52%) Graphite
11 34 (1.40%) Terraform
11 34 (1.40%) ZABBIX
12 27 (1.11%) ITRS Geneos
13 26 (1.07%) Grafana
14 25 (1.03%) SCCM
15 20 (0.82%) Control-M
15 20 (0.82%) Uchiwa
16 18 (0.74%) Packer
17 16 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
17 16 (0.66%) Mesos
Vendors
1 259 (10.63%) Oracle
2 205 (8.42%) Red Hat
3 190 (7.80%) VMware
4 124 (5.09%) Splunk
5 91 (3.74%) Microsoft
6 79 (3.24%) Google
7 68 (2.79%) IBM
8 61 (2.50%) Atlassian
9 60 (2.46%) Cisco
10 55 (2.26%) HP
11 48 (1.97%) Tableau
12 36 (1.48%) Sybase
13 31 (1.27%) Cloudera
14 26 (1.07%) F5
14 26 (1.07%) Rackspace
14 26 (1.07%) TIBCO
15 25 (1.03%) Veritas
16 24 (0.99%) Apple
17 22 (0.90%) ATG
18 21 (0.86%) Informatica
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