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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 361 371 353
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 316 296 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 226 233
Median daily rate £450 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £48.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 - £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.50

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +23 310 £450 - 153
London +52 246 £450 -10.00% 108
City of London +36 33 £420 -16.00% 20
East of England +25 13 £480 +18.51% 8
Cambridgeshire +27 12 £465 +12.72% 7
Yorkshire +4 12 £400 -8.57% 5
South East +2 10 £406 +2.84% 18
North West +8 9 £408 +35.83% 2
West Yorkshire +2 9 £400 -8.57% 3
Leeds -3 9 £400 -8.57% 3
Cambridge +16 8 £450 +12.50% 7
Manchester 0 6 £475 +72.72% 2
North East - 6 £450 -
South West -2 5 £338 -20.58% 5
Scotland -21 5 £320 -19.49% 4
Berkshire -3 4 £438 +9.37% 3
Edinburgh -13 3 £375 -6.25%
West Midlands -62 3 £325 -13.33% 4
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes +18 2 £388 -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £388 -7.46%
Reading 0 2 - - 3
Gloucestershire -2 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £488 -
Hertfordshire +17 1 £525 +50.00%
Hampshire +2 1 £500 +2.56% 2
Cheshire 0 1 £465 +43.07%
Bristol -2 1 - - 2

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 669 (100.00%) Python
2 282 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (34.38%) Django
4 210 (31.39%) JavaScript
5 183 (27.35%) Linux
6 153 (22.87%) TDD
7 135 (20.18%) HTML
8 131 (19.58%) SQL
9 125 (18.68%) Java
10 114 (17.04%) CSS
11 108 (16.14%) C++
12 101 (15.10%) PostgreSQL
13 100 (14.95%) Flask
14 86 (12.86%) OO
15 75 (11.21%) Git (software)
16 74 (11.06%) MySQL
17 73 (10.91%) AngularJS
18 71 (10.61%) DevOps
19 66 (9.87%) NoSQL
20 62 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (8.97%) HTML5
21 60 (8.97%) Web Development
22 57 (8.52%) BDD
23 56 (8.37%) Pair Programming
23 56 (8.37%) Scrum
24 51 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
25 50 (7.47%) Finance
26 49 (7.32%) Node.js
26 49 (7.32%) CSS3
27 47 (7.03%) RESTful

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 37 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
2 36 (5.38%) nginx
3 22 (3.29%) uWSGI
4 20 (2.99%) CMS
5 14 (2.09%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.49%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.35%) Apache
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.45%) Jetty
8 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.30%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.15%) Plone
10 1 (0.15%) SAS
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.15%) Tornado
10 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
10 1 (0.15%) Zope
Applications
1 16 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.15%) MS Office
2 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.15%) SPSS
2 1 (0.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) BigMachines
1 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.30%) Magento
1 2 (0.30%) Odoo
1 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 51 (7.62%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.64%) Google App Engine
4 11 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.05%) GitHub
7 6 (0.90%) SaaS
8 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.45%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.30%) Heroku
10 2 (0.30%) PaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.38%) HTTP
2 11 (1.64%) Internet
3 7 (1.05%) DVB
4 5 (0.75%) DNS
5 4 (0.60%) Firewall
6 3 (0.45%) LDAP
6 3 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.30%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.30%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.30%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.15%) 802.15
8 1 (0.15%) H.323
8 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.15%) Intranet
8 1 (0.15%) Softphone
8 1 (0.15%) SSL
8 1 (0.15%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.15%) VoIP
8 1 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (15.10%) PostgreSQL
2 74 (11.06%) MySQL
3 66 (9.87%) NoSQL
4 46 (6.88%) MongoDB
5 27 (4.04%) Redis
6 26 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.74%) SQL Server
8 15 (2.24%) Big Data
9 14 (2.09%) ObjectStore
10 13 (1.94%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.20%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.75%) InfluxDB
15 5 (0.75%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.60%) KDB
16 4 (0.60%) Neo4j
17 3 (0.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 75 (11.21%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.33%) Subversion
4 24 (3.59%) JIRA
5 9 (1.35%) Maven
6 8 (1.20%) Selenium
6 8 (1.20%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.75%) Hudson
8 4 (0.60%) JUnit
9 3 (0.45%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.45%) Mockito
9 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.30%) Gradle
10 2 (0.30%) Grunt
10 2 (0.30%) JBehave
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (7.47%) Finance
2 36 (5.38%) Banking
3 29 (4.33%) Front Office
4 26 (3.89%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.84%) Games
6 8 (1.20%) Marketing
7 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.90%) Advertising
9 5 (0.75%) Retail
10 4 (0.60%) Electronics
10 4 (0.60%) Military
11 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (34.38%) Django
2 135 (20.18%) HTML
3 114 (17.04%) CSS
4 100 (14.95%) Flask
5 73 (10.91%) AngularJS
6 60 (8.97%) HTML5
7 49 (7.32%) CSS3
7 49 (7.32%) Node.js
8 47 (7.03%) RESTful
8 47 (7.03%) Web Services
9 40 (5.98%) RabbitMQ
10 33 (4.93%) jQuery
10 33 (4.93%) JSON
10 33 (4.93%) REST
11 29 (4.33%) NumPy
12 28 (4.19%) LEMP Stack
12 28 (4.19%) OAuth2
13 24 (3.59%) SciPy
14 22 (3.29%) Pandas
15 20 (2.99%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.89%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.44%) Algorithms
4 18 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (2.54%) User Experience
6 15 (2.24%) Mathematics
7 14 (2.09%) Derivative
7 14 (2.09%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.94%) Device Driver
8 13 (1.94%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.79%) Statistics
9 12 (1.79%) STB
9 12 (1.79%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.49%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.35%) Fintech
12 8 (1.20%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.05%) Digital TV
13 7 (1.05%) Equities
14 6 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 183 (27.35%) Linux
2 41 (6.13%) Unix
3 24 (3.59%) Windows
4 12 (1.79%) Mac OS
5 6 (0.90%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.75%) VMS
7 4 (0.60%) Android
7 4 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (22.87%) TDD
3 86 (12.86%) OO
4 71 (10.61%) DevOps
5 62 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
6 60 (8.97%) Web Development
7 57 (8.52%) BDD
8 56 (8.37%) Pair Programming
8 56 (8.37%) Scrum
9 44 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 43 (6.43%) OOP
11 35 (5.23%) Unit Testing
12 33 (4.93%) Analytics
12 33 (4.93%) High Availability
12 33 (4.93%) Multithreading
13 32 (4.78%) Open Source
14 26 (3.89%) Code Optimisation
15 23 (3.44%) Microservices
16 22 (3.29%) Continuous Delivery
17 21 (3.14%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 669 (100.00%) Python
2 210 (31.39%) JavaScript
3 131 (19.58%) SQL
4 125 (18.68%) Java
5 108 (16.14%) C++
6 41 (6.13%) Ruby
7 39 (5.83%) C#
8 35 (5.23%) PHP
9 27 (4.04%) C
10 25 (3.74%) Perl
11 24 (3.59%) R
11 24 (3.59%) Scala
12 21 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 18 (2.69%) Bash Shell
14 14 (2.09%) Go
15 11 (1.64%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.90%) Clojure
16 6 (0.90%) VBA
17 5 (0.75%) PHP 5
17 5 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (5.38%) Degree
2 31 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.75%) PhD
6 4 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.99%) QA
2 7 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.30%) WCAG
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 37 (5.53%) Docker
2 6 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.15%) GridGain
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.20%) Puppet
3 7 (1.05%) Grafana
4 5 (0.75%) Ansible
5 3 (0.45%) logstash
6 2 (0.30%) Kibana
6 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.30%) Mesos
6 2 (0.30%) StatsD
Vendors
1 20 (2.99%) Oracle
2 13 (1.94%) Google
3 9 (1.35%) VMware
4 8 (1.20%) Microsoft
5 6 (0.90%) Zend
6 3 (0.45%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.45%) Facebook
6 3 (0.45%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.30%) ESRI
7 2 (0.30%) IBM
7 2 (0.30%) Informatica
7 2 (0.30%) New Relic
7 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.30%) Siebel
7 2 (0.30%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.30%) Twitter
8 1 (0.15%) hybris
8 1 (0.15%) Splunk
8 1 (0.15%) StreamBase
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