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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 18 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Contract jobs citing Python 1645 1238 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.70% 5.47% 3.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.83% 12.33% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 942 725
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 0
Median hourly rate £28.25 £24.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
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
9776 10044 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.76% 44.37% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7326 7550 7743
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.88%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 71 55
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 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 +23 324 £550 +10.00% 88
Bromley - 17 £550 - 2
Canary Wharf +10 14 £525 +5.00%
Croydon -11 12 £545 +28.23%
Harrow +1 8 £515 +5.91%
Docklands, London +2 7 £575 +35.29%
Uxbridge 0 4 - -
Hillingdon - 4 £375 -
Feltham -1 3 £450 +50.00%
Westminster -5 2 £438 -
Southwark - 2 - -
Hammersmith 0 1 £475 +11.76%
Greenford -3 1 £360 -
Osterley - 1 £425 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1317 (42.65%) Linux
2 1164 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1070 (34.65%) DevOps
4 1059 (34.29%) Java
5 738 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
6 707 (22.90%) Puppet
7 662 (21.44%) Ruby
8 645 (20.89%) SQL
9 624 (20.21%) Perl
10 591 (19.14%) Jenkins
11 578 (18.72%) Bash Shell
12 574 (18.59%) Ansible
13 544 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
13 544 (17.62%) Finance
14 517 (16.74%) Git (software)
15 500 (16.19%) Docker
16 491 (15.90%) Unix
17 471 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
18 462 (14.96%) Hadoop
19 461 (14.93%) Big Data
20 439 (14.22%) JavaScript
21 414 (13.41%) TDD
22 393 (12.73%) Scala
23 378 (12.24%) Open Source
24 373 (12.08%) Apache Spark
25 371 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
26 360 (11.66%) MySQL
27 352 (11.40%) C++
28 339 (10.98%) R
29 331 (10.72%) 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
1 373 (12.08%) Apache Spark
2 296 (9.59%) Apache
3 241 (7.80%) Elasticsearch
4 154 (4.99%) Tomcat
5 142 (4.60%) OpenStack
6 134 (4.34%) nginx
7 115 (3.72%) Confluence
8 67 (2.17%) Apache Pig
9 56 (1.81%) SAS
10 54 (1.75%) WebSphere
11 41 (1.33%) IIS
11 41 (1.33%) WebLogic
12 40 (1.30%) JBoss
13 36 (1.17%) Apache Solr
13 36 (1.17%) CMS
14 33 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
15 30 (0.97%) Jetty
16 29 (0.94%) Mule ESB
17 26 (0.84%) WildFly
18 22 (0.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 50 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 20 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 18 (0.58%) SPSS
4 12 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.32%) MS Office
6 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.13%) HipChat
6 4 (0.13%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.13%) Stata
7 2 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.065%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.065%) InVision
7 2 (0.065%) Mingle
7 2 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.065%) Simulink
8 1 (0.032%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.032%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.032%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.032%) Weka
Business Applications
1 18 (0.58%) RMDS
2 17 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.23%) Unica
5 3 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.097%) Magento
5 3 (0.097%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.065%) Documaker
6 2 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.065%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.065%) Odoo
6 2 (0.065%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.065%) Relativity
6 2 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.065%) Ringtail
6 2 (0.065%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 1 (0.032%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.032%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.032%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 738 (23.90%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 125 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
5 113 (3.66%) GitHub
6 86 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
7 76 (2.46%) Amazon S3
8 74 (2.40%) PaaS
9 57 (1.85%) IaaS
10 55 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 49 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
12 40 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 37 (1.20%) SaaS
14 27 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
15 23 (0.74%) Route 53
16 19 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
16 19 (0.62%) Heroku
17 16 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 16 (0.52%) G Suite
17 16 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 190 (6.15%) HTTP
2 174 (5.63%) Firewall
3 159 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 133 (4.31%) DNS
5 90 (2.91%) LDAP
6 75 (2.43%) SSL
6 75 (2.43%) VPN
7 56 (1.81%) Internet
8 49 (1.59%) Kerberos
9 42 (1.36%) SAN
10 40 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
11 38 (1.23%) MQTT
12 37 (1.20%) RTSP
13 25 (0.81%) DMZ
14 22 (0.71%) ICMP
15 21 (0.68%) Network Security
16 20 (0.65%) DHCP
17 18 (0.58%) VLAN
18 17 (0.55%) LAN
19 15 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (14.96%) Hadoop
2 461 (14.93%) Big Data
3 371 (12.01%) PostgreSQL
4 360 (11.66%) MySQL
5 299 (9.68%) NoSQL
6 261 (8.45%) MongoDB
7 224 (7.25%) Apache Hive
8 205 (6.64%) Relational Database
9 182 (5.89%) SQL Server
10 112 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 99 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
12 79 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
12 79 (2.56%) RDBMS
13 78 (2.53%) HBase
14 77 (2.49%) Sqoop
15 69 (2.23%) Redis
16 64 (2.07%) Oracle Database
17 43 (1.39%) DB2
17 43 (1.39%) QlikView
18 40 (1.30%) Impala
Development Applications
1 591 (19.14%) Jenkins
2 517 (16.74%) Git (software)
3 234 (7.58%) JIRA
4 159 (5.15%) Subversion
5 123 (3.98%) Maven
6 87 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 87 (2.82%) Vagrant
7 67 (2.17%) Selenium
8 66 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 60 (1.94%) Hudson
10 59 (1.91%) Mercurial
11 58 (1.88%) Ant
12 56 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 56 (1.81%) Gerrit
13 55 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 55 (1.78%) Gradle
14 48 (1.55%) gulp
15 46 (1.49%) GitLab
16 42 (1.36%) SonarQube
16 42 (1.36%) Travis CI
General
1 544 (17.62%) Finance
2 331 (10.72%) Banking
3 137 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 136 (4.40%) Front Office
5 107 (3.47%) Marketing
6 105 (3.40%) Retail
7 61 (1.98%) Financial Institution
8 56 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.26%) Games
10 23 (0.74%) Advertising
10 23 (0.74%) Publishing
11 22 (0.71%) Electronics
12 17 (0.55%) Back Office
12 17 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.49%) Law
14 12 (0.39%) Legal
15 6 (0.19%) French Language
16 5 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.16%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.097%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1059 (34.29%) Developer
2 665 (21.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 494 (16.00%) Python Developer
4 224 (7.25%) Linux Engineer
5 201 (6.51%) AWS Engineer
6 199 (6.44%) Analyst
7 188 (6.09%) AWS DevOps
8 182 (5.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 178 (5.76%) Data Engineer
10 174 (5.63%) Senior Developer
11 160 (5.18%) Java Developer
12 135 (4.37%) Architect
13 131 (4.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 125 (4.05%) Data Scientist
15 123 (3.98%) Administrator
16 118 (3.82%) Big Data Engineer
17 104 (3.37%) C++ Developer
18 92 (2.98%) Cloud Engineer
19 83 (2.69%) Consultant
20 80 (2.59%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (9.94%) Django
2 299 (9.68%) HTML
3 293 (9.49%) Web Services
4 247 (8.00%) CSS
5 194 (6.28%) Kafka
6 187 (6.06%) REST
7 176 (5.70%) AngularJS
8 156 (5.05%) JSON
9 149 (4.83%) Node.js
10 139 (4.50%) LAMP
11 120 (3.89%) RabbitMQ
12 119 (3.85%) XML
13 116 (3.76%) Flask
14 112 (3.63%) .NET
15 110 (3.56%) ELK Stack
16 109 (3.53%) HTML5
17 96 (3.11%) RESTful
18 91 (2.95%) Spring
19 82 (2.66%) CSS3
20 81 (2.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 206 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 190 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (4.86%) Statistics
4 140 (4.53%) Algorithms
5 132 (4.27%) Visualisation
6 115 (3.72%) Mathematics
7 104 (3.37%) Public Cloud
8 75 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 74 (2.40%) Data Centre
10 65 (2.10%) Data Structures
11 58 (1.88%) Credit Risk
12 57 (1.85%) Fixed Income
13 51 (1.65%) Clustering
13 51 (1.65%) User Experience
14 46 (1.49%) Derivative
15 42 (1.36%) Hedge funds
16 41 (1.33%) Market Risk
17 40 (1.30%) Management Information System
18 37 (1.20%) Video on Demand
19 35 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 1317 (42.65%) Linux
2 491 (15.90%) Unix
3 278 (9.00%) Windows
4 156 (5.05%) CentOS
5 153 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 131 (4.24%) Ubuntu
7 59 (1.91%) Android
8 54 (1.75%) Apple iOS
9 39 (1.26%) Solaris
10 36 (1.17%) AIX
11 32 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 32 (1.04%) Windows Server
12 26 (0.84%) SUSE
13 19 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (0.52%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.45%) Windows 10
17 12 (0.39%) Debian
18 8 (0.26%) HPUX
18 8 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1164 (37.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1070 (34.65%) DevOps
3 544 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
4 414 (13.41%) TDD
5 378 (12.24%) Open Source
6 329 (10.65%) Configuration Management
7 296 (9.59%) Scrum
8 290 (9.39%) Analytics
9 241 (7.80%) High Availability
10 240 (7.77%) OO
11 236 (7.64%) BDD
12 212 (6.87%) Software Engineering
13 208 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
14 198 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
15 193 (6.25%) Machine Learning
16 172 (5.57%) E-Commerce
17 167 (5.41%) Load Balancing
18 136 (4.40%) SDLC
19 132 (4.27%) Continuous Deployment
20 128 (4.15%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1059 (34.29%) Java
2 662 (21.44%) Ruby
3 645 (20.89%) SQL
4 624 (20.21%) Perl
5 578 (18.72%) Bash Shell
6 439 (14.22%) JavaScript
7 393 (12.73%) Scala
8 352 (11.40%) C++
9 339 (10.98%) R
10 269 (8.71%) PHP
11 219 (7.09%) C#
12 195 (6.31%) C
13 190 (6.15%) Shell Script
14 148 (4.79%) Go
15 143 (4.63%) PowerShell
16 69 (2.23%) MATLAB
17 51 (1.65%) Clojure
18 42 (1.36%) VBA
19 38 (1.23%) Groovy
20 33 (1.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 245 (7.93%) Degree
2 160 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 92 (2.98%) SC Cleared
4 74 (2.40%) PhD
5 41 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 26 (0.84%) CISSP
8 17 (0.55%) CHECK Team Member
8 17 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (0.49%) CCNP
10 13 (0.42%) CCNA
10 13 (0.42%) RHCE
11 12 (0.39%) ISEB
11 12 (0.39%) RHCSA
12 10 (0.32%) RHCA
13 9 (0.29%) CISM
14 8 (0.26%) AWS Certification
14 8 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.23%) CCA
15 7 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (3.72%) QA
2 41 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 28 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 8 (0.26%) SDET
6 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.097%) GCP
8 2 (0.065%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
9 1 (0.032%) Basel III
9 1 (0.032%) FATCA
9 1 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.032%) WAI
9 1 (0.032%) WCAG
System Software
1 500 (16.19%) Docker
2 144 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (3.01%) Active Directory
4 80 (2.59%) HDFS
5 51 (1.65%) Apache Flume
6 47 (1.52%) Xen
7 43 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (1.13%) NFS
9 30 (0.97%) GlusterFS
10 25 (0.81%) KVM
11 22 (0.71%) GFS2
11 22 (0.71%) OCFS2
12 21 (0.68%) vCloud
13 20 (0.65%) iptables
14 19 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (0.45%) XenApp
15 14 (0.45%) XenDesktop
16 13 (0.42%) BitLocker
17 11 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
17 11 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 707 (22.90%) Puppet
2 574 (18.59%) Ansible
3 471 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
4 126 (4.08%) Terraform
5 112 (3.63%) logstash
6 106 (3.43%) Kibana
7 92 (2.98%) Kubernetes
7 92 (2.98%) Nagios
8 89 (2.88%) Salt
9 65 (2.10%) HAProxy
10 53 (1.72%) ZABBIX
11 52 (1.68%) Mesos
12 50 (1.62%) Hadoop YARN
13 30 (0.97%) Grafana
14 28 (0.91%) Control-M
14 28 (0.91%) Oozie
15 24 (0.78%) Packer
15 24 (0.78%) SELinux
16 23 (0.74%) CFEngine
16 23 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 294 (9.52%) Oracle
2 209 (6.77%) Red Hat
3 204 (6.61%) VMware
4 139 (4.50%) Splunk
5 111 (3.59%) Atlassian
6 98 (3.17%) Google
7 89 (2.88%) Tableau
8 77 (2.49%) Microsoft
9 62 (2.01%) IBM
10 59 (1.91%) SaltStack
11 58 (1.88%) Cisco
12 52 (1.68%) Teradata
13 50 (1.62%) Cloudera
14 49 (1.59%) Hortonworks
14 49 (1.59%) HP
15 47 (1.52%) Sybase
16 37 (1.20%) EMC
16 37 (1.20%) Rackspace
17 34 (1.10%) SAP
18 30 (0.97%) TIBCO
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Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified 6 months contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
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London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent salary or rates
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Storm Global Analytics
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
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London
Rullion IT Plus
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London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago