The table below looks at the statistics for the Python Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 315 371 417
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 351 259 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.53% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 182 123
Average daily rate £438 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +11.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +11.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python Developer within the UK.

Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python Developer within the UK.

Python Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Python Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Python Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Python Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +36 344 £450 -9.09% 115
London +52 239 £481 -3.75% 77
South East +15 41 £363 -3.33% 13
Berkshire +19 25 £350 -10.25% 6
Reading +5 24 £350 -8.49% 6
South West +12 21 £375 -18.03% 5
East of England +7 20 £400 - 6
Cambridgeshire +16 17 £381 -1.61% 6
City of London +20 16 £425 -15.00% 15
Cambridge +3 13 £363 -9.37% 4
Plymouth - 12 £375 - 1
Devon - 12 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 8 £338 -1.81% 4
North West -34 8 £315 -16.00% 5
West Midlands -7 6 £300 -29.41%
Oxford +3 3 £325 +18.18% 1
Bristol +2 3 £313 - 1
Scotland -2 3 £273 - 2
Cheshire -5 3 £315 - 2
Yorkshire -16 3 £350 - 7
Lancashire - 3 £250 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £398 -
Hammersmith - 3 £475 -
Hampshire 0 2 £449 +28.21% 2
Birmingham -2 2 £413 -2.94%
Manchester -43 2 £363 -3.33% 2
Coventry - 2 £300 -
East Midlands - 2 £475 -
North East - 2 £350 - 2
Surrey - 2 £500 - 1

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title.

1 719 (100.00%) Python
2 314 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 292 (40.61%) Django
5 221 (30.74%) HTML
6 199 (27.68%) SQL
7 190 (26.43%) TDD
8 189 (26.29%) CSS
9 160 (22.25%) Linux
10 135 (18.78%) Java
11 120 (16.69%) Git (software)
12 115 (15.99%) C++
13 114 (15.86%) OO
14 108 (15.02%) Finance
15 101 (14.05%) AngularJS
16 100 (13.91%) Computer Science
17 92 (12.80%) NoSQL
18 91 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
19 89 (12.38%) Software Engineering
20 82 (11.40%) MySQL
20 82 (11.40%) jQuery
21 80 (11.13%) Internet
21 80 (11.13%) Scrum
22 77 (10.71%) Degree
22 77 (10.71%) REST
22 77 (10.71%) Flask
23 75 (10.43%) HTML5
24 63 (8.76%) Banking
24 63 (8.76%) Unix
25 59 (8.21%) C#

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Python Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (4.59%) Apache
2 30 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (3.48%) Node.js
4 21 (2.92%) Apache Spark
5 20 (2.78%) CMS
6 14 (1.95%) nginx
7 8 (1.11%) Confluence
8 5 (0.70%) Gunicorn
8 5 (0.70%) Jetty
8 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.42%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.42%) uWSGI
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.28%) JBoss
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) Drupal
11 1 (0.14%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.28%) MS Office
2 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.67%) Front Arena
2 10 (1.39%) BigMachines
2 10 (1.39%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.83%) Odoo
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.50%) GitHub
3 16 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.67%) SaaS
5 11 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.83%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
8 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.56%) IaaS
10 3 (0.42%) Heroku
11 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.28%) PaaS
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 80 (11.13%) Internet
2 47 (6.54%) HTTP
3 35 (4.87%) TCP/IP
4 16 (2.23%) Bluetooth
4 16 (2.23%) SSL
4 16 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
4 16 (2.23%) X.509
4 16 (2.23%) ZigBee
5 15 (2.09%) 802.15
6 5 (0.70%) Firewall
7 4 (0.56%) SSH
8 3 (0.42%) DNS
8 3 (0.42%) DVB
8 3 (0.42%) H.323
9 2 (0.28%) Broadband
9 2 (0.28%) FTP
9 2 (0.28%) HbbTV
9 2 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.28%) Network Security
9 2 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.80%) NoSQL
2 91 (12.66%) PostgreSQL
3 82 (11.40%) MySQL
4 56 (7.79%) Redis
5 50 (6.95%) Relational Database
6 46 (6.40%) MongoDB
7 29 (4.03%) SQL Server
8 28 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (3.89%) Hadoop
9 23 (3.20%) Big Data
10 14 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.25%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.25%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.11%) DB2
13 7 (0.97%) HBase
14 6 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.70%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.56%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.56%) GIS
16 4 (0.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 120 (16.69%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.31%) Subversion
3 29 (4.03%) JIRA
4 14 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (1.25%) Selenium
6 7 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.97%) Gradle
6 7 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 6 (0.83%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.70%) Grunt
8 5 (0.70%) Maven
9 4 (0.56%) gulp
9 4 (0.56%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.42%) Hudson
10 3 (0.42%) Mockito
10 3 (0.42%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.42%) Sublime Text
10 3 (0.42%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 108 (15.02%) Finance
2 63 (8.76%) Banking
3 49 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 48 (6.68%) Front Office
5 12 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.25%) Games
7 7 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.28%) Advertising
9 2 (0.28%) Back Office
9 2 (0.28%) Billing
9 2 (0.28%) Electronics
9 2 (0.28%) Marketing
9 2 (0.28%) Retail
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.14%) Law
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (40.61%) Django
2 221 (30.74%) HTML
3 189 (26.29%) CSS
4 101 (14.05%) AngularJS
5 82 (11.40%) jQuery
6 77 (10.71%) Flask
6 77 (10.71%) REST
7 75 (10.43%) HTML5
8 58 (8.07%) CSS3
9 54 (7.51%) JSON
10 53 (7.37%) RESTful
11 49 (6.82%) NumPy
12 46 (6.40%) Web Services
13 45 (6.26%) SciPy
14 31 (4.31%) Pandas
15 30 (4.17%) XML
16 29 (4.03%) Ajax
17 26 (3.62%) React
18 25 (3.48%) Celery
19 22 (3.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.59%) User Experience
3 31 (4.31%) Mathematics
4 27 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.76%) Physics
5 24 (3.34%) Derivative
6 23 (3.20%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.06%) Hedge funds
8 20 (2.78%) Equities
8 20 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (2.36%) Visualisation
10 16 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.23%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (1.53%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.39%) Digital Media
13 9 (1.25%) Fintech
14 8 (1.11%) Clustering
14 8 (1.11%) Social Media
15 6 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 160 (22.25%) Linux
2 63 (8.76%) Unix
3 25 (3.48%) Windows
4 14 (1.95%) Mac OS
5 9 (1.25%) Android
6 7 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.70%) CentOS
9 3 (0.42%) Debian
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (26.43%) TDD
3 114 (15.86%) OO
4 89 (12.38%) Software Engineering
5 80 (11.13%) Scrum
6 56 (7.79%) Front End Development
6 56 (7.79%) OOP
7 54 (7.51%) Unit Testing
8 47 (6.54%) BDD
9 41 (5.70%) Software Testing
10 35 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (4.59%) DevOps
11 33 (4.59%) Web Development
12 32 (4.45%) E-Commerce
13 27 (3.76%) Kanban
13 27 (3.76%) Open Source
14 26 (3.62%) OOD
15 25 (3.48%) Mentoring
16 24 (3.34%) MVC
16 24 (3.34%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 719 (100.00%) Python
2 295 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 199 (27.68%) SQL
4 135 (18.78%) Java
5 115 (15.99%) C++
6 59 (8.21%) C#
7 48 (6.68%) PHP
8 47 (6.54%) Ruby
9 40 (5.56%) Perl
10 38 (5.29%) C
11 30 (4.17%) Bash Shell
12 29 (4.03%) Scala
13 16 (2.23%) Go
14 9 (1.25%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.25%) R
15 7 (0.97%) Groovy
16 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.70%) VBA
17 4 (0.56%) AWK
17 4 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (10.71%) Degree
2 9 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.20%) QA
2 5 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.42%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.28%) OIPF
5 1 (0.14%) Basel III
5 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 43 (5.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Firmware
2 1 (0.14%) KVM
2 1 (0.14%) Varnish
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.67%) Puppet
2 10 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.11%) Ansible
4 3 (0.42%) Graphite
5 2 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.28%) logstash
5 2 (0.28%) Terraform
6 1 (0.14%) Dokku
6 1 (0.14%) Mesos
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (5.29%) Oracle
2 18 (2.50%) Google
3 10 (1.39%) Siebel
4 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.25%) Zend
5 8 (1.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (0.83%) IBM
6 6 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 6 (0.83%) SunGard
7 5 (0.70%) VMware
8 4 (0.56%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.56%) Splunk
8 4 (0.56%) Tableau
8 4 (0.56%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.42%) Informatica
9 3 (0.42%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (0.42%) Sybase
10 2 (0.28%) Demandware
10 2 (0.28%) hybris
10 2 (0.28%) Twitter
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