The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Python Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Developer
UK
Rank 259 317 372
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 381 355 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.71% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.75% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 275 175
Median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Python Developer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
England +29 357 £500 +11.11% 160
London -1 243 £525 +5.00% 119
South East +28 45 £518 +38.00% 11
City of London +17 37 £550 +29.41% 24
Yorkshire +27 19 £350 -33.33% 4
East of England +3 17 £475 +18.75% 7
West Yorkshire +29 16 £373 -29.04% 2
Leeds +25 16 £373 -29.04% 1
North West +37 14 £500 +52.67% 5
Berkshire +10 11 £600 +60.00% 5
Scotland +31 10 £325 +19.26% 3
Wales +15 10 £450 - 3
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £525 -
Cambridge -1 9 £350 -1.75% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 9 £350 -12.50% 6
Edinburgh +25 8 £400 - 3
South Wales +17 8 £463 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 8 £488 +11.42% 1
Reading -2 8 £600 +65.51% 3
South West -4 8 £425 +13.33% 5
Milton Keynes +10 7 £525 -
Oxfordshire -1 7 £475 +35.71% 1
West Midlands -8 7 £325 +8.33% 2
Oxford +5 6 £475 +46.15% 1
East Sussex - 6 £300 - 1
Brighton - 6 £300 - 1
Bromley - 6 £550 -
Cheshire +29 5 £525 +66.66%
Surrey +25 5 £463 - 1
Manchester +16 5 £510 +40.68% 5

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 760 (100.00%) Python
2 319 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (37.50%) Django
4 197 (25.92%) JavaScript
5 180 (23.68%) Java
6 162 (21.32%) TDD
7 143 (18.82%) Linux
8 127 (16.71%) SQL
9 118 (15.53%) Flask
10 116 (15.26%) HTML
11 113 (14.87%) CSS
12 110 (14.47%) OO
13 107 (14.08%) C++
14 102 (13.42%) Git (software)
15 96 (12.63%) Banking
16 90 (11.84%) BDD
17 86 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
18 83 (10.92%) DevOps
19 82 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
20 76 (10.00%) Finance
21 75 (9.87%) Web Services
22 69 (9.08%) AngularJS
23 61 (8.03%) Investment Banking
24 57 (7.50%) C#
24 57 (7.50%) Analytics
25 56 (7.37%) Computer Science
26 55 (7.24%) Big Data
26 55 (7.24%) NoSQL
27 54 (7.11%) Open Source
27 54 (7.11%) Docker

Python Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 46 (6.05%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.63%) Apache
4 19 (2.50%) CMS
5 17 (2.24%) GeoServer
6 14 (1.84%) nginx
7 13 (1.71%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.18%) Confluence
9 8 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.66%) SAS
11 4 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.53%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.39%) Drupal
12 3 (0.39%) Facebook Platform
12 3 (0.39%) IPython
12 3 (0.39%) Jupyter
13 2 (0.26%) Tornado
13 2 (0.26%) WordPress
14 1 (0.13%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 29 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.13%) Odoo
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.71%) GitHub
4 10 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.05%) Heroku
6 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.53%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.39%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.26%) PaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Datadog
11 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.26%) HTTP
2 19 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.92%) ICMP
4 7 (0.92%) Internet
4 7 (0.92%) SSH
5 5 (0.66%) Skype
6 2 (0.26%) DVB
6 2 (0.26%) FTP
6 2 (0.26%) LDAP
6 2 (0.26%) NGN
6 2 (0.26%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) WebEx
6 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.13%) 802.15
7 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.13%) SMS
7 1 (0.13%) SNMP
7 1 (0.13%) X.509
7 1 (0.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.32%) PostgreSQL
2 55 (7.24%) Big Data
2 55 (7.24%) NoSQL
3 51 (6.71%) MySQL
4 49 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 47 (6.18%) Hadoop
6 38 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 33 (4.34%) Redis
8 25 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (2.50%) GIS
10 12 (1.58%) Spatial Data
11 9 (1.18%) DB2
11 9 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.05%) HBase
13 7 (0.92%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.53%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.53%) DataStax
16 3 (0.39%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 102 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.92%) JIRA
3 42 (5.53%) Jenkins
4 37 (4.87%) Subversion
5 27 (3.55%) Selenium
6 22 (2.89%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.24%) Gradle
8 16 (2.11%) TeamCity
9 15 (1.97%) Maven
10 13 (1.71%) JBehave
11 11 (1.45%) Vagrant
12 10 (1.32%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.79%) Gerrit
13 6 (0.79%) Travis CI
14 4 (0.53%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.53%) Artifactory
14 4 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.39%) Codeship
15 3 (0.39%) GoCD
General
1 96 (12.63%) Banking
2 76 (10.00%) Finance
3 61 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 50 (6.58%) Front Office
5 11 (1.45%) Retail
5 11 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.05%) Back Office
6 8 (1.05%) Games
7 7 (0.92%) Marketing
8 5 (0.66%) Billing
8 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.66%) Legal
9 4 (0.53%) Advertising
10 3 (0.39%) Law
10 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Military
11 2 (0.26%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (37.50%) Django
2 118 (15.53%) Flask
3 116 (15.26%) HTML
4 113 (14.87%) CSS
5 75 (9.87%) Web Services
6 69 (9.08%) AngularJS
7 53 (6.97%) RabbitMQ
7 53 (6.97%) REST
8 46 (6.05%) JSON
9 40 (5.26%) RESTful
10 37 (4.87%) Pandas
11 35 (4.61%) NumPy
12 34 (4.47%) jQuery
13 32 (4.21%) HTML5
14 29 (3.82%) CSS3
15 26 (3.42%) XML
16 25 (3.29%) Celery
17 22 (2.89%) Node.js
18 21 (2.76%) OAuth2
18 21 (2.76%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 34 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.95%) Algorithms
4 26 (3.42%) Fixed Income
5 18 (2.37%) User Experience
6 16 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 15 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 14 (1.84%) Credit Risk
8 14 (1.84%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.84%) Derivative
8 14 (1.84%) Market Risk
8 14 (1.84%) Social Media
9 13 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.58%) Raspberry Pi
11 10 (1.32%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.18%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.18%) Statistics
13 8 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 143 (18.82%) Linux
2 49 (6.45%) Unix
3 29 (3.82%) Windows
4 13 (1.71%) Android
4 13 (1.71%) CentOS
5 12 (1.58%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.92%) Debian
8 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.39%) VMS
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (21.32%) TDD
3 110 (14.47%) OO
4 90 (11.84%) BDD
5 83 (10.92%) DevOps
6 57 (7.50%) Analytics
7 54 (7.11%) Open Source
8 51 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (6.71%) Software Engineering
8 51 (6.71%) Web Development
9 48 (6.32%) Scrum
10 45 (5.92%) Microservices
11 43 (5.66%) OOP
12 42 (5.53%) SDLC
13 38 (5.00%) Machine Learning
14 31 (4.08%) Pair Programming
15 27 (3.55%) Mentoring
16 26 (3.42%) Front End Development
17 23 (3.03%) API Development
18 20 (2.63%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 760 (100.00%) Python
2 197 (25.92%) JavaScript
3 180 (23.68%) Java
4 127 (16.71%) SQL
5 107 (14.08%) C++
6 57 (7.50%) C#
7 38 (5.00%) Scala
8 34 (4.47%) C
8 34 (4.47%) Ruby
9 32 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 28 (3.68%) PHP
11 27 (3.55%) R
12 24 (3.16%) Go
13 21 (2.76%) Perl
14 12 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.32%) MATLAB
16 7 (0.92%) F#
17 4 (0.53%) Clojure
18 3 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
18 3 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (5.00%) Degree
2 23 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.45%) PhD
5 6 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.39%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.39%) SDET
3 2 (0.26%) GCP
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 54 (7.11%) Docker
2 7 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.53%) HDFS
4 3 (0.39%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (3.68%) Ansible
2 9 (1.18%) Puppet
3 7 (0.92%) SELinux
4 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.66%) Terraform
6 4 (0.53%) Oozie
7 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.26%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (2.24%) ESRI
2 16 (2.11%) Google
2 16 (2.11%) Oracle
3 14 (1.84%) Bloomberg
3 14 (1.84%) Red Hat
4 12 (1.58%) Reuters
4 12 (1.58%) Twitter
5 11 (1.45%) Cloudera
5 11 (1.45%) Sybase
6 8 (1.05%) VMware
7 6 (0.79%) Microsoft
8 5 (0.66%) Perforce
9 4 (0.53%) Splunk
10 3 (0.39%) Apigee
10 3 (0.39%) Facebook
11 2 (0.26%) Apple
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco
11 2 (0.26%) FactSet
11 2 (0.26%) MapR
11 2 (0.26%) Sun
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