The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python Developer
Rank 408 476 455
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 183 68 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 51 103
Average daily rate £450 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +23 178 £488 -4.87% 68
London +22 106 £500 -4.76% 45
South East +33 47 £425 -19.04% 8
Surrey - 31 £425 - 1
City of London 0 26 £600 -4.00% 15
North West - 10 £350 - 4
Cheshire - 10 £350 - 4
South West - 9 £450 - 4
Chester - 8 £338 - 4
Cambridge +4 4 £270 -12.90% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 4 £270 -12.90% 2
East of England -24 4 £270 -12.90% 6
Redhill - 4 £425 -
Scotland - 3 £263 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £258 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -20 1 £281 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £281 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £400 - 3
Leeds - 1 £281 - 1
Bath - 1 £275 - 2
Somerset - 1 £275 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £290 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 318 (100.00%) Python
2 122 (38.36%) Django
3 112 (35.22%) C++
4 105 (33.02%) Linux
5 102 (32.08%) OO
6 97 (30.50%) HTML
7 95 (29.87%) JavaScript
7 95 (29.87%) CSS
8 94 (29.56%) SQL
9 86 (27.04%) TDD
10 81 (25.47%) Java
11 80 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
12 74 (23.27%) Finance
13 69 (21.70%) Web Services
14 68 (21.38%) HTML5
15 66 (20.75%) jQuery
16 63 (19.81%) Web Development
17 61 (19.18%) Oracle
18 58 (18.24%) UNIX
19 54 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
20 51 (16.04%) Relational Database
21 49 (15.41%) Enterprise Software
22 45 (14.15%) Git (software)
23 41 (12.89%) OOP
23 41 (12.89%) Software Engineering
24 40 (12.58%) Web Design
24 40 (12.58%) Responsive Web Design
25 39 (12.26%) MySQL
26 38 (11.95%) Subversion
26 38 (11.95%) Front Office

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (7.23%) Node.js
2 20 (6.29%) Apache
3 7 (2.20%) nginx
4 4 (1.26%) Zope
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
6 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.31%) Plone
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.20%) Google App Engine
3 6 (1.89%) GitHub
4 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.94%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.29%) Internet
2 16 (5.03%) DNS
3 14 (4.40%) SSL
3 14 (4.40%) SNMP
3 14 (4.40%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.52%) SSH
5 2 (0.63%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) NGN
6 1 (0.31%) VLAN
6 1 (0.31%) MRTG
6 1 (0.31%) RFID
6 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.04%) Relational Database
2 39 (12.26%) MySQL
3 28 (8.81%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.09%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.20%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.26%) Big Data
8 4 (1.26%) KDB
9 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.63%) Redis
11 1 (0.31%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.31%) OLAP
11 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 45 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.95%) Subversion
3 10 (3.14%) Maven
4 5 (1.57%) Hudson
5 3 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.63%) Redmine
6 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.31%) Selenium
7 1 (0.31%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.31%) JBehave
7 1 (0.31%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.31%) Gradle
General
1 74 (23.27%) Finance
2 38 (11.95%) Front Office
3 33 (10.38%) Banking
4 20 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.52%) Electronics
5 8 (2.52%) Back Office
5 8 (2.52%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (38.36%) Django
2 97 (30.50%) HTML
3 95 (29.87%) CSS
4 69 (21.70%) Web Services
5 68 (21.38%) HTML5
6 66 (20.75%) jQuery
7 23 (7.23%) NumPy
8 21 (6.60%) SciPy
9 16 (5.03%) Flask
10 13 (4.09%) Twisted
11 12 (3.77%) CSS3
11 12 (3.77%) JSON
12 10 (3.14%) XML-RPC
12 10 (3.14%) REST
13 9 (2.83%) RESTful
14 8 (2.52%) XHTML
15 7 (2.20%) XML
15 7 (2.20%) AngularJS
16 5 (1.57%) WebSockets
16 5 (1.57%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.41%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (8.81%) Open Source
3 18 (5.66%) Derivative
4 16 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (5.03%) Equities
5 15 (4.72%) Visualisation
5 15 (4.72%) STB
6 14 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.09%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (2.52%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.52%) Hedge funds
9 8 (2.52%) Statistics
10 7 (2.20%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.94%) DTV
11 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.63%) Machine Learning
12 2 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 105 (33.02%) Linux
2 58 (18.24%) UNIX
3 15 (4.72%) Windows
4 8 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.20%) Android
6 5 (1.57%) Windows Phone 7
6 5 (1.57%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.63%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.08%) OO
2 86 (27.04%) TDD
3 80 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (19.81%) Web Development
5 54 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (12.89%) OOP
6 41 (12.89%) Software Engineering
7 40 (12.58%) Web Design
7 40 (12.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (8.18%) Scrum
9 22 (6.92%) Multithreading
10 18 (5.66%) BDD
11 16 (5.03%) Pair Programming
11 16 (5.03%) Unit Testing
12 13 (4.09%) Load Balancing
12 13 (4.09%) OOD
13 9 (2.83%) Risk Management
14 8 (2.52%) Problem Management
15 7 (2.20%) ICONIX
15 7 (2.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 318 (100.00%) Python
2 112 (35.22%) C++
3 95 (29.87%) JavaScript
4 94 (29.56%) SQL
5 81 (25.47%) Java
6 34 (10.69%) PHP
7 30 (9.43%) C#
8 27 (8.49%) PL/SQL
9 22 (6.92%) Bash Shell
10 20 (6.29%) Ruby
10 20 (6.29%) Perl
11 17 (5.35%) C
12 9 (2.83%) Scala
13 7 (2.20%) Golang
14 5 (1.57%) PHP4
15 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.63%) PowerHouse
17 1 (0.31%) Haskell
17 1 (0.31%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 33 (10.38%) Degree
2 7 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) vSphere
1 1 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (19.18%) Oracle
2 14 (4.40%) Google
3 6 (1.89%) Perforce
4 3 (0.94%) Zend
4 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.31%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (0.31%) VMware
5 1 (0.31%) Rackspace
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