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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 284 320 390
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +70
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 378 386 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.70% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.74% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 294 200
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £43.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +9.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £43.38
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +9.51%

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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
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 10 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
England +1 341 £475 +5.55% 146
London -9 246 £513 +2.50% 102
City of London +16 46 £575 +12.19% 18
South East +15 43 £463 +23.33% 17
Scotland +19 17 £400 +11.88% 2
North West +7 15 £463 +41.22% 2
Berkshire -5 14 £450 +20.00% 5
Wales +10 13 £488 - 2
South West +3 13 £450 +20.00% 5
Edinburgh +29 12 £400 +1.26% 1
Bromley - 12 £550 -
Bristol +14 10 £450 +12.50%
South Wales +13 10 £550 - 1
East of England -5 9 £500 +25.00% 7
Buckinghamshire +25 7 £525 -
West Midlands -12 7 £325 -21.21% 2
Reading -14 7 £475 +26.66% 5
Merseyside - 7 £463 -
Liverpool - 7 £463 -
Hampshire +18 6 £438 +7.69% 4
Surrey - 6 £463 - 4
Newport - 6 £550 -
Milton Keynes +16 5 £525 -
Cambridge +2 5 £400 - 4
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £400 - 5
West Yorkshire +21 4 £325 -15.58% 5
Leeds +19 4 £325 -15.58% 4
Yorkshire +17 4 £325 -15.58% 6
Cheshire +15 4 £525 +60.30%
East Sussex +12 4 £300 - 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 732 (100.00%) Python
2 297 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (40.16%) Django
4 184 (25.14%) JavaScript
5 176 (24.04%) Java
6 175 (23.91%) TDD
7 145 (19.81%) Linux
8 128 (17.49%) Flask
9 126 (17.21%) SQL
10 112 (15.30%) HTML
11 110 (15.03%) OO
12 109 (14.89%) CSS
13 108 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
14 106 (14.48%) BDD
15 103 (14.07%) C++
16 98 (13.39%) Git (software)
17 91 (12.43%) Banking
18 90 (12.30%) DevOps
19 87 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
20 81 (11.07%) Web Services
21 77 (10.52%) Finance
22 67 (9.15%) AngularJS
23 62 (8.47%) MySQL
24 61 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
25 60 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
26 58 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
26 58 (7.92%) Investment Banking
27 57 (7.79%) Web Development
27 57 (7.79%) C#
28 54 (7.38%) NoSQL

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 61 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.01%) nginx
3 21 (2.87%) CMS
4 18 (2.46%) Apache Spark
5 16 (2.19%) Apache
6 15 (2.05%) GeoServer
7 13 (1.78%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.09%) uWSGI
9 5 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.55%) SAS
11 3 (0.41%) Confluence
11 3 (0.41%) IPython
12 2 (0.27%) Drupal
12 2 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.27%) Tornado
12 2 (0.27%) WordPress
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Odoo
2 1 (0.14%) RMDS
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (1.78%) GitHub
5 8 (1.09%) Google App Engine
6 7 (0.96%) Heroku
7 6 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.41%) PaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.27%) SaaS
12 1 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.64%) HTTP
2 11 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.96%) Internet
5 4 (0.55%) DVB
6 3 (0.41%) ICMP
6 3 (0.41%) LDAP
6 3 (0.41%) SSH
7 2 (0.27%) FTP
7 2 (0.27%) NGN
7 2 (0.27%) WebEx
7 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.14%) 802.15
8 1 (0.14%) AMQP
8 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.14%) MQTT
8 1 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.14%) Skype
8 1 (0.14%) Softphone
8 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (14.75%) PostgreSQL
2 62 (8.47%) MySQL
3 54 (7.38%) NoSQL
4 47 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 45 (6.15%) SQL Server
6 31 (4.23%) Redis
7 30 (4.10%) Big Data
8 23 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 22 (3.01%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.32%) GIS
11 9 (1.23%) DB2
11 9 (1.23%) Spatial Data
12 7 (0.96%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.68%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.55%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.55%) HBase
14 4 (0.55%) KDB
15 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 98 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.01%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.92%) JIRA
4 32 (4.37%) Subversion
5 23 (3.14%) Selenium
6 20 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 15 (2.05%) Maven
8 12 (1.64%) Gradle
9 11 (1.50%) JBehave
10 9 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.23%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.68%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.55%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.41%) GoCD
13 3 (0.41%) Travis CI
14 2 (0.27%) Android Studio
14 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
14 2 (0.27%) gulp
14 2 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 91 (12.43%) Banking
2 77 (10.52%) Finance
3 58 (7.92%) Investment Banking
4 46 (6.28%) Front Office
5 11 (1.50%) Marketing
5 11 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.37%) Games
6 10 (1.37%) Retail
7 8 (1.09%) Advertising
8 7 (0.96%) Back Office
9 6 (0.82%) Legal
10 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.55%) Military
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (40.16%) Django
2 128 (17.49%) Flask
3 112 (15.30%) HTML
4 109 (14.89%) CSS
5 81 (11.07%) Web Services
6 67 (9.15%) AngularJS
7 60 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
8 53 (7.24%) REST
9 44 (6.01%) RESTful
10 42 (5.74%) JSON
11 39 (5.33%) HTML5
12 38 (5.19%) CSS3
13 37 (5.05%) OAuth2
14 34 (4.64%) NumPy
15 31 (4.23%) Pandas
16 25 (3.42%) React
17 24 (3.28%) Celery
18 22 (3.01%) jQuery
18 22 (3.01%) XML
19 20 (2.73%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.10%) Computer Science
2 35 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.69%) Algorithms
4 20 (2.73%) Fixed Income
5 18 (2.46%) Credit Risk
5 18 (2.46%) Market Risk
6 17 (2.32%) Derivative
6 17 (2.32%) Visualisation
7 16 (2.19%) Artificial Intelligence
8 14 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.91%) Social Media
9 13 (1.78%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.64%) Raspberry Pi
11 11 (1.50%) User Experience
12 9 (1.23%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.23%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.23%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.23%) STB
13 8 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 145 (19.81%) Linux
2 49 (6.69%) Unix
3 26 (3.55%) Windows
4 12 (1.64%) Android
5 8 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 6 (0.82%) CentOS
6 6 (0.82%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.55%) VMS
9 3 (0.41%) Debian
10 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (23.91%) TDD
3 110 (15.03%) OO
4 106 (14.48%) BDD
5 90 (12.30%) DevOps
6 58 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (7.79%) Web Development
8 52 (7.10%) Software Engineering
9 48 (6.56%) Scrum
10 47 (6.42%) Analytics
11 45 (6.15%) Microservices
12 42 (5.74%) Machine Learning
13 41 (5.60%) OOP
13 41 (5.60%) Open Source
14 38 (5.19%) Pair Programming
15 35 (4.78%) SDLC
16 28 (3.83%) Mentoring
17 23 (3.14%) Front End Development
18 19 (2.60%) Multithreading
19 17 (2.32%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 732 (100.00%) Python
2 184 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 176 (24.04%) Java
4 126 (17.21%) SQL
5 103 (14.07%) C++
6 57 (7.79%) C#
7 43 (5.87%) Scala
8 35 (4.78%) Ruby
9 31 (4.23%) C
10 24 (3.28%) PHP
11 21 (2.87%) Bash Shell
11 21 (2.87%) Go
11 21 (2.87%) Perl
11 21 (2.87%) R
12 15 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.96%) Clojure
13 7 (0.96%) F#
13 7 (0.96%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.27%) Ada
14 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (5.05%) Degree
2 28 (3.83%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.68%) PhD
6 3 (0.41%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.55%) QA
2 5 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.41%) SDET
4 2 (0.27%) GCP
4 2 (0.27%) WCAG
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (5.74%) Docker
2 8 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) HDFS
3 3 (0.41%) LXC
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.14%) Varnish
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (3.14%) Ansible
2 10 (1.37%) Puppet
3 7 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.41%) SELinux
5 2 (0.27%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.14%) Grafana
6 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.14%) Mesos
6 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (2.73%) Google
2 15 (2.05%) ESRI
3 13 (1.78%) Oracle
4 12 (1.64%) Twitter
5 10 (1.37%) Sybase
6 9 (1.23%) VMware
7 8 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 7 (0.96%) Bloomberg
8 7 (0.96%) Reuters
9 6 (0.82%) Microsoft
10 5 (0.68%) Perforce
11 4 (0.55%) Cloudera
11 4 (0.55%) Facebook
11 4 (0.55%) Splunk
12 3 (0.41%) Apple
13 2 (0.27%) Cisco
13 2 (0.27%) MapR
14 1 (0.14%) Apigee
14 1 (0.14%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.14%) StreamBase
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Mediatonic Games
Posted: 26 days ago