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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 1245 955 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 5.77% 4.08% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.31% 9.66% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 694 651
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
Median hourly rate £47.25 £47.83 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% -70.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
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
9356 9885 9741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.34% 42.21% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7107 7227 7102
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 88 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 £15.15 £17.96 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +23 207 £488 +2.63% 118
Croydon -1 17 £393 -7.64% 1
Canary Wharf +10 7 £500 -12.28% 1
Harrow - 7 £495 -
Docklands, London +13 5 £525 -12.50%
Westminster - 5 £475 -
Bromley - 4 £700 - 1
Osterley -2 3 £120 -73.91%
Hammersmith +4 1 - -
Feltham -2 1 £425 +6.91%
Hounslow - 1 £425 -
Twickenham - 1 £388 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1199 (48.17%) Linux
2 899 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
3 866 (34.79%) Java
4 785 (31.54%) DevOps
5 680 (27.32%) Perl
6 656 (26.36%) Ruby
7 631 (25.35%) Puppet
8 561 (22.54%) SQL
9 545 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
10 520 (20.89%) Finance
11 496 (19.93%) Unix
12 488 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
13 480 (19.28%) Bash Shell
14 461 (18.52%) Jenkins
15 436 (17.52%) JavaScript
16 423 (16.99%) Git (software)
17 409 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
18 373 (14.99%) C++
19 370 (14.87%) Ansible
20 311 (12.49%) MySQL
21 309 (12.41%) Windows
21 309 (12.41%) TDD
22 301 (12.09%) HTML
22 301 (12.09%) Configuration Management
23 297 (11.93%) Docker
24 279 (11.21%) Banking
25 272 (10.93%) Oracle
26 271 (10.89%) Open Source
27 245 (9.84%) CSS
28 240 (9.64%) Scrum

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
1 227 (9.12%) Apache
2 153 (6.15%) Apache Spark
3 152 (6.11%) Tomcat
4 118 (4.74%) OpenStack
5 102 (4.10%) nginx
6 88 (3.54%) Confluence
7 67 (2.69%) WebSphere
8 63 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
9 61 (2.45%) SAS
10 60 (2.41%) IIS
11 45 (1.81%) Cloud Foundry
12 43 (1.73%) Apache Pig
13 41 (1.65%) Jetty
14 39 (1.57%) JBoss
15 30 (1.21%) CMS
15 30 (1.21%) WebLogic
16 29 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
17 21 (0.84%) uWSGI
18 19 (0.76%) IBM HTTP Server
19 15 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 66 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 23 (0.92%) MS Office
3 19 (0.76%) SPSS
4 18 (0.72%) HipChat
5 15 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.12%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.080%) Mingle
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.040%) InVision
10 1 (0.040%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.40%) ION MarketView
1 10 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.28%) RMDS
3 5 (0.20%) BigMachines
3 5 (0.20%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.12%) Eikon
4 3 (0.12%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.12%) Magento
4 3 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.080%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.040%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.040%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.040%) Endur
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.040%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 545 (21.90%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
4 82 (3.29%) GitHub
5 81 (3.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 53 (2.13%) PaaS
7 47 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 43 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 40 (1.61%) SaaS
11 35 (1.41%) IaaS
12 24 (0.96%) Google App Engine
13 19 (0.76%) CloudFront
14 17 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 17 (0.68%) Google Apps
15 16 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (0.60%) Heroku
17 12 (0.48%) Route 53
18 11 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (7.03%) HTTP
2 158 (6.35%) TCP/IP
3 147 (5.91%) DNS
4 108 (4.34%) Firewall
5 82 (3.29%) LDAP
6 75 (3.01%) SSL
7 52 (2.09%) Internet
7 52 (2.09%) SAN
8 44 (1.77%) VPN
9 35 (1.41%) LAN
10 33 (1.33%) WAN
11 24 (0.96%) Kerberos
12 23 (0.92%) NAS
13 17 (0.68%) DHCP
13 17 (0.68%) Multicast
13 17 (0.68%) SMTP
14 16 (0.64%) DVB
14 16 (0.64%) FTP
14 16 (0.64%) SNMP
15 14 (0.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (12.49%) MySQL
2 220 (8.84%) NoSQL
3 218 (8.76%) Big Data
4 216 (8.68%) MongoDB
5 206 (8.28%) Hadoop
6 203 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
7 191 (7.67%) Relational Database
8 182 (7.31%) SQL Server
9 117 (4.70%) Apache Hive
10 96 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 77 (3.09%) RDBMS
12 73 (2.93%) Oracle Database
13 64 (2.57%) Redis
14 49 (1.97%) HBase
15 42 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
16 41 (1.65%) Data Mining
17 37 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
18 35 (1.41%) KDB
19 34 (1.37%) OLTP
20 32 (1.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 461 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 423 (16.99%) Git (software)
3 200 (8.04%) JIRA
4 137 (5.50%) Subversion
5 111 (4.46%) Maven
6 91 (3.66%) Hudson
7 86 (3.46%) TeamCity
8 73 (2.93%) Selenium
9 63 (2.53%) Vagrant
10 60 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 50 (2.01%) Artifactory
12 46 (1.85%) Cucumber
13 45 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 40 (1.61%) Ant
15 37 (1.49%) SonarQube
16 34 (1.37%) JUnit
17 28 (1.12%) Gradle
18 27 (1.08%) GoCD
18 27 (1.08%) WebDriver
19 24 (0.96%) GitLab
General
1 520 (20.89%) Finance
2 279 (11.21%) Banking
3 114 (4.58%) Front Office
4 86 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 69 (2.77%) Retail
6 60 (2.41%) Marketing
7 50 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.29%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.17%) Publishing
10 20 (0.80%) Games
11 17 (0.68%) Back Office
12 12 (0.48%) Electronics
13 11 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.36%) French Language
14 9 (0.36%) Law
15 8 (0.32%) Advertising
16 5 (0.20%) German Language
16 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.16%) Legal
17 4 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 976 (39.21%) Developer
2 511 (20.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 445 (17.88%) Python Developer
4 204 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
5 154 (6.19%) Java Developer
6 153 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 139 (5.58%) Analyst
8 133 (5.34%) AWS Engineer
9 125 (5.02%) AWS DevOps
10 121 (4.86%) C++ Developer
11 105 (4.22%) Senior Developer
12 103 (4.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 94 (3.78%) Administrator
14 89 (3.58%) Data Scientist
15 85 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
16 66 (2.65%) Architect
17 65 (2.61%) Consultant
18 61 (2.45%) Agile Developer
19 60 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
19 60 (2.41%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (12.09%) HTML
2 245 (9.84%) CSS
3 229 (9.20%) Web Services
4 199 (8.00%) Django
5 163 (6.55%) Node.js
6 152 (6.11%) .NET
7 140 (5.62%) AngularJS
8 128 (5.14%) HTML5
9 115 (4.62%) REST
10 101 (4.06%) LAMP
11 98 (3.94%) XML
12 89 (3.58%) RESTful
13 88 (3.54%) jQuery
14 87 (3.50%) CSS3
15 85 (3.42%) JSON
16 82 (3.29%) Spring
17 66 (2.65%) Kafka
18 65 (2.61%) Flask
19 63 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
20 58 (2.33%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 156 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 119 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 78 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 78 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 73 (2.93%) Fixed Income
6 69 (2.77%) Algorithms
7 68 (2.73%) Statistics
8 59 (2.37%) Clustering
8 59 (2.37%) Data Centre
9 57 (2.29%) Derivative
10 53 (2.13%) Fintech
11 41 (1.65%) Public Cloud
12 39 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 36 (1.45%) User Experience
14 34 (1.37%) Hedge funds
15 33 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (1.33%) STB
16 31 (1.25%) Equities
17 29 (1.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1199 (48.17%) Linux
2 496 (19.93%) Unix
3 309 (12.41%) Windows
4 163 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 104 (4.18%) CentOS
6 97 (3.90%) Windows Server
7 78 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 55 (2.21%) AIX
9 53 (2.13%) Solaris
10 49 (1.97%) Mac OS X
11 40 (1.61%) Android
12 32 (1.29%) Apple iOS
12 32 (1.29%) Debian
12 32 (1.29%) Mac OS
12 32 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 19 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.72%) VMS
16 17 (0.68%) Mac OS X Server
17 15 (0.60%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (31.54%) DevOps
3 488 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 309 (12.41%) TDD
5 301 (12.09%) Configuration Management
6 271 (10.89%) Open Source
7 240 (9.64%) Scrum
8 215 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 206 (8.28%) Analytics
10 186 (7.47%) OO
11 180 (7.23%) Software Engineering
12 157 (6.31%) E-Commerce
13 140 (5.62%) BDD
14 137 (5.50%) High Availability
15 123 (4.94%) SDLC
16 109 (4.38%) Machine Learning
17 106 (4.26%) Migration
18 105 (4.22%) ITIL
19 102 (4.10%) Pair Programming
20 95 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 866 (34.79%) Java
2 680 (27.32%) Perl
3 656 (26.36%) Ruby
4 561 (22.54%) SQL
5 480 (19.28%) Bash Shell
6 436 (17.52%) JavaScript
7 373 (14.99%) C++
8 240 (9.64%) Scala
9 219 (8.80%) C#
10 217 (8.72%) PowerShell
11 211 (8.48%) PHP
12 193 (7.75%) Shell Script
13 172 (6.91%) R
14 113 (4.54%) Go
15 103 (4.14%) C
16 57 (2.29%) VBA
17 54 (2.17%) Clojure
18 52 (2.09%) PL/SQL
19 51 (2.05%) Groovy
20 39 (1.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 198 (7.96%) Degree
2 116 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 60 (2.41%) PhD
5 28 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 22 (0.88%) CISSP
7 18 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (0.72%) ISEB
8 17 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 16 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.60%) AWS Certification
11 13 (0.52%) CCNA
11 13 (0.52%) CISM
12 11 (0.44%) CISA
13 10 (0.40%) CEH
14 9 (0.36%) CCNP
14 9 (0.36%) GIAC
15 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.32%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.58%) QA
2 17 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.48%) SLA
4 9 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.24%) SDET
6 2 (0.080%) Basel III
6 2 (0.080%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.080%) MiFID
7 1 (0.040%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 297 (11.93%) Docker
2 102 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 39 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (1.33%) KVM
6 32 (1.29%) vSphere
7 31 (1.25%) HDFS
8 29 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.08%) NFS
10 25 (1.00%) Apache Flume
11 24 (0.96%) vCloud
11 24 (0.96%) Xen
12 22 (0.88%) GlusterFS
12 22 (0.88%) VMware ESX
13 20 (0.80%) Ceph
14 19 (0.76%) Samba
15 15 (0.60%) Hyper-V
16 14 (0.56%) iptables
16 14 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (0.44%) etcd
Systems Management
1 631 (25.35%) Puppet
2 409 (16.43%) Opscode Chef
3 370 (14.87%) Ansible
4 137 (5.50%) Nagios
5 83 (3.33%) logstash
6 75 (3.01%) Kibana
7 70 (2.81%) Kubernetes
8 59 (2.37%) Salt
9 56 (2.25%) Terraform
10 54 (2.17%) HAProxy
11 38 (1.53%) ZABBIX
12 35 (1.41%) SCCM
13 34 (1.37%) Graphite
14 30 (1.21%) ITRS Geneos
15 26 (1.04%) Control-M
15 26 (1.04%) Grafana
16 25 (1.00%) Mesos
17 21 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (0.80%) CFEngine
18 20 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 272 (10.93%) Oracle
2 223 (8.96%) Red Hat
3 193 (7.75%) VMware
4 135 (5.42%) Splunk
5 113 (4.54%) Microsoft
6 87 (3.50%) Google
7 75 (3.01%) Atlassian
8 67 (2.69%) IBM
9 64 (2.57%) Cisco
10 62 (2.49%) HP
11 42 (1.69%) Tableau
12 37 (1.49%) Cloudera
13 36 (1.45%) Sybase
14 34 (1.37%) Apple
15 33 (1.33%) TIBCO
16 28 (1.12%) Informatica
16 28 (1.12%) Rackspace
17 25 (1.00%) F5
18 24 (0.96%) EMC
19 23 (0.92%) Veritas
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