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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 301 406 356
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 402 268 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.46% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.49% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 187 242
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.40 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £42.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +100 381 £450 - 121
London +78 288 £450 -5.26% 87
City of London +39 42 £450 -28.00% 19
South East +29 28 £450 +20.00% 10
East of England -5 19 £450 +28.57% 6
Cambridgeshire +26 17 £450 +11.80% 4
North West +3 15 £438 +2.94% 2
Berkshire +19 12 £400 +3.22% 2
Scotland +13 12 £400 +1.26% 3
South West +9 11 £450 +9.09% 7
Cambridge +7 9 £450 +11.80% 4
Bromley - 9 £550 - 1
Reading +28 8 - - 1
Bristol +4 8 £450 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +21 7 £488 +25.80% 2
Edinburgh +17 7 £400 +0.62% 3
Wales - 7 £550 -
South Wales - 7 £550 -
Cheshire +7 6 £425 +6.25% 1
West Midlands -21 6 £325 -21.21% 2
Merseyside - 6 £475 -
Liverpool - 6 £475 -
Chester - 6 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £350 +3.70% 3
Glasgow - 5 - -
North East -13 4 £450 -15.09%
Newport - 4 £550 -
Oxfordshire -12 3 £225 -40.00% 2
Manchester -27 3 £500 +17.64% 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 702 (100.00%) Python
2 296 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (37.46%) Django
4 195 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 176 (25.07%) TDD
6 160 (22.79%) Linux
7 150 (21.37%) Java
8 141 (20.09%) SQL
9 128 (18.23%) HTML
10 121 (17.24%) Flask
11 117 (16.67%) CSS
11 117 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
12 107 (15.24%) C++
13 105 (14.96%) OO
14 92 (13.11%) BDD
15 89 (12.68%) Git (software)
16 86 (12.25%) DevOps
17 84 (11.97%) MySQL
18 70 (9.97%) AngularJS
19 67 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
20 64 (9.12%) Finance
21 62 (8.83%) Web Services
22 61 (8.69%) Banking
23 60 (8.55%) Web Development
24 56 (7.98%) Scrum
24 56 (7.98%) HTML5
24 56 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
25 54 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
25 54 (7.69%) Pair Programming

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 56 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (4.13%) nginx
3 18 (2.56%) CMS
4 17 (2.42%) Apache
5 14 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 14 (1.99%) uWSGI
6 13 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.57%) GeoServer
8 4 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.43%) Jetty
9 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.43%) WordPress
10 2 (0.28%) Confluence
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.14%) Drupal
11 1 (0.14%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.14%) Tornado
Applications
1 21 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.14%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Odoo
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.28%) GitHub
6 6 (0.85%) Heroku
7 5 (0.71%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.57%) SaaS
9 3 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.43%) PaaS
10 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.84%) HTTP
2 11 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (1.14%) DVB
4 5 (0.71%) Internet
4 5 (0.71%) LDAP
5 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.28%) WebEx
7 1 (0.14%) 802.15
7 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.14%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) MQTT
7 1 (0.14%) Softphone
7 1 (0.14%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.14%) X.509
7 1 (0.14%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 84 (11.97%) MySQL
3 53 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 46 (6.55%) MongoDB
5 36 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 30 (4.27%) Redis
7 23 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.13%) Big Data
9 16 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.85%) GIS
10 13 (1.85%) ObjectStore
11 12 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.14%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.71%) DB2
14 5 (0.71%) HBase
14 5 (0.71%) InfluxDB
15 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.57%) Spatial Data
16 3 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.84%) Jenkins
3 36 (5.13%) JIRA
4 30 (4.27%) Subversion
5 12 (1.71%) Maven
6 11 (1.57%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.57%) Selenium
7 10 (1.42%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.14%) Gradle
9 7 (1.00%) JBehave
10 6 (0.85%) Artifactory
11 4 (0.57%) Hudson
11 4 (0.57%) JUnit
12 3 (0.43%) Mockito
13 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.14%) Ant
14 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
14 1 (0.14%) jMock
General
1 64 (9.12%) Finance
2 61 (8.69%) Banking
3 38 (5.41%) Front Office
4 36 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.28%) Games
6 10 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.28%) Marketing
8 8 (1.14%) Advertising
8 8 (1.14%) Retail
9 6 (0.85%) Back Office
9 6 (0.85%) Military
10 5 (0.71%) Legal
11 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.28%) Law
12 2 (0.28%) Publishing
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
13 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (37.46%) Django
2 128 (18.23%) HTML
3 121 (17.24%) Flask
4 117 (16.67%) CSS
5 70 (9.97%) AngularJS
6 62 (8.83%) Web Services
7 56 (7.98%) HTML5
8 54 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
9 48 (6.84%) RESTful
10 47 (6.70%) CSS3
11 41 (5.84%) JSON
12 36 (5.13%) OAuth2
13 34 (4.84%) NumPy
14 33 (4.70%) Node.js
14 33 (4.70%) REST
15 29 (4.13%) jQuery
16 28 (3.99%) Pandas
16 28 (3.99%) SciPy
17 20 (2.85%) React
17 20 (2.85%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.99%) Algorithms
3 34 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.13%) Market Risk
5 19 (2.71%) Derivative
6 18 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.42%) Visualisation
8 15 (2.14%) User Experience
9 14 (1.99%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (1.85%) Device Driver
10 13 (1.85%) Raspberry Pi
10 13 (1.85%) Social Media
11 12 (1.71%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.71%) Hedge funds
12 11 (1.57%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.57%) Statistics
12 11 (1.57%) STB
13 9 (1.28%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 160 (22.79%) Linux
2 53 (7.55%) Unix
3 26 (3.70%) Windows
4 12 (1.71%) Mac OS
5 7 (1.00%) VMS
6 6 (0.85%) Android
6 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (25.07%) TDD
3 105 (14.96%) OO
4 92 (13.11%) BDD
5 86 (12.25%) DevOps
6 67 (9.54%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (8.55%) Web Development
8 56 (7.98%) Scrum
9 54 (7.69%) Pair Programming
10 50 (7.12%) Software Engineering
11 49 (6.98%) OOP
12 41 (5.84%) Analytics
13 36 (5.13%) Microservices
13 36 (5.13%) Multithreading
14 30 (4.27%) Open Source
15 26 (3.70%) Front End Development
15 26 (3.70%) High Availability
16 25 (3.56%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (3.56%) Machine Learning
17 22 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 702 (100.00%) Python
2 195 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 150 (21.37%) Java
4 141 (20.09%) SQL
5 107 (15.24%) C++
6 43 (6.13%) C#
7 34 (4.84%) PHP
7 34 (4.84%) Scala
8 32 (4.56%) Ruby
9 27 (3.85%) C
10 26 (3.70%) Shell Script
11 24 (3.42%) R
12 21 (2.99%) Go
13 16 (2.28%) Perl
14 14 (1.99%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.28%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.85%) Clojure
17 5 (0.71%) F#
17 5 (0.71%) Korn
18 4 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (4.84%) Degree
2 33 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
3 14 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.57%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.28%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.28%) SDET
3 2 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (6.13%) Docker
2 10 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (2.42%) Ansible
2 12 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.00%) Grafana
3 7 (1.00%) Puppet
4 2 (0.28%) Kibana
4 2 (0.28%) logstash
4 2 (0.28%) StatsD
5 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (1.99%) Oracle
2 12 (1.71%) Google
2 12 (1.71%) VMware
3 11 (1.57%) ESRI
4 10 (1.42%) Twitter
5 6 (0.85%) Microsoft
6 5 (0.71%) Sybase
7 4 (0.57%) Facebook
8 3 (0.43%) Apple
8 3 (0.43%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.28%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.28%) Cisco
9 2 (0.28%) Informatica
9 2 (0.28%) MapR
9 2 (0.28%) New Relic
9 2 (0.28%) Perforce
9 2 (0.28%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.28%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.14%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.14%) StreamBase
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