The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Python Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 205 226 244
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 41 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 19
Median daily rate £463 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £428 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £43.38
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +9.51%
Python Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7257 9046 9406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.63% 94.80% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5231 5158
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 517
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.66 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Python Developer in the job title.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Python Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 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
Berkshire -1 15 £450 +20.00% 4
Hampshire +22 8 £475 +16.92% 2
Surrey - 6 £463 - 4
Buckinghamshire +24 5 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire -7 4 - - 1
East Sussex +4 2 £300 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (51.67%) Django
3 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (26.67%) Java
4 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 16 (26.67%) Linux
5 14 (23.33%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) CSS
7 11 (18.33%) TDD
8 10 (16.67%) Scrum
8 10 (16.67%) MySQL
8 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 9 (15.00%) BDD
9 9 (15.00%) SQL
9 9 (15.00%) Apache
9 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (13.33%) Scala
11 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
11 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (11.67%) System Testing
11 7 (11.67%) JSON
11 7 (11.67%) R
11 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
11 7 (11.67%) web2py
11 7 (11.67%) Apache Spark
12 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.00%) Celery
12 6 (10.00%) OO
12 6 (10.00%) Unix

Python Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (15.00%) Apache
2 7 (11.67%) Apache Spark
3 5 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) G Suite
4 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) ICMP
2 2 (3.33%) SSH
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.33%) HBase
4 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.33%) Redis
5 3 (5.00%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Pentaho
5 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.33%) BigTable
6 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.67%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Military
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) Django
2 14 (23.33%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) CSS
4 8 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (11.67%) JSON
5 7 (11.67%) web2py
6 6 (10.00%) Celery
7 5 (8.33%) Flask
7 5 (8.33%) NumPy
7 5 (8.33%) Pandas
7 5 (8.33%) scikit-learn
7 5 (8.33%) SciPy
8 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.00%) Flash
9 3 (5.00%) jQuery
9 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
9 3 (5.00%) RESTful
9 3 (5.00%) Web Services
10 2 (3.33%) Node.js
10 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.00%) Smart Energy
1 3 (5.00%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Data Extraction
2 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (1.67%) Bitcoin
3 1 (1.67%) Blockchain
3 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Debian
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.33%) TDD
3 10 (16.67%) Scrum
4 9 (15.00%) BDD
5 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
5 7 (11.67%) System Testing
5 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.00%) OO
6 6 (10.00%) Open Source
7 5 (8.33%) DevOps
8 4 (6.67%) Machine Learning
8 4 (6.67%) OOP
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (5.00%) Data Ingestion
9 3 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.33%) Prototyping
10 2 (3.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (26.67%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) Scala
5 7 (11.67%) R
6 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.67%) Go
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) C
8 2 (3.33%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) C#
9 1 (1.67%) F#
9 1 (1.67%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (3.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (3.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) VMware
2 3 (5.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
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