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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 369 358 354
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 300 305 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.58% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 232 220
Median daily rate £450 £444 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £326 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00

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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 28 June 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 +10 291 £450 - 109
London +28 220 £481 -3.75% 69
City of London +21 27 £430 -4.44% 17
Yorkshire +12 21 £375 -21.05%
West Yorkshire +4 20 £375 -21.05%
Leeds +4 17 £388 -18.42%
South East -20 14 £388 +3.33% 23
Cambridgeshire +18 12 £453 +20.66% 9
East of England +12 12 £453 +16.77% 9
Cambridge +24 9 £400 +6.66% 9
South West +1 9 £350 -22.48% 6
Scotland -28 8 £348 -12.57% 2
North West -5 7 £338 +12.50% 1
Edinburgh -21 6 £381 -4.68% 1
Berkshire -17 5 £438 +16.66% 5
Reading -5 3 - - 5
Manchester -15 3 £215 -36.29% 1
Dorset - 3 £440 -
Hampshire +12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £388 -
Oxfordshire +10 2 £340 - 11
Milton Keynes +10 2 £388 -
Cheshire +5 2 £403 +34.16%
Bristol +2 2 - - 2
East Midlands -3 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -11 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £338 - 2
North East - 2 £488 -
Huntingdon - 2 £480 -
Bournemouth - 2 £470 -

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 652 (100.00%) Python
2 278 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (35.89%) JavaScript
4 211 (32.36%) Django
5 182 (27.91%) Linux
6 155 (23.77%) HTML
7 144 (22.09%) TDD
8 143 (21.93%) SQL
9 131 (20.09%) CSS
10 123 (18.87%) Java
11 104 (15.95%) C++
12 88 (13.50%) OO
13 82 (12.58%) MySQL
13 82 (12.58%) Git (software)
14 79 (12.12%) AngularJS
15 73 (11.20%) NoSQL
16 70 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
17 68 (10.43%) Flask
18 64 (9.82%) Scrum
19 62 (9.51%) Software Engineering
20 60 (9.20%) Finance
20 60 (9.20%) HTML5
21 58 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (7.98%) RESTful
23 51 (7.82%) jQuery
23 51 (7.82%) Pair Programming
23 51 (7.82%) Degree
24 50 (7.67%) Computer Science
24 50 (7.67%) Node.js
25 49 (7.52%) OOP

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 31 (4.75%) nginx
2 20 (3.07%) CMS
2 20 (3.07%) uWSGI
3 14 (2.15%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.99%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.23%) Apache
7 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.46%) Jetty
7 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.31%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.31%) Gunicorn
8 2 (0.31%) WordPress
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.15%) Tornado
9 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (2.61%) 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 4 (0.61%) BigMachines
1 4 (0.61%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.46%) Front Arena
2 3 (0.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.69%) Google App Engine
3 11 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.23%) SaaS
5 7 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.92%) GitHub
7 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.61%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.46%) Heroku
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.31%) PaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.91%) HTTP
2 16 (2.45%) Internet
3 7 (1.07%) DVB
4 6 (0.92%) DNS
4 6 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.77%) Firewall
6 4 (0.61%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.61%) ZigBee
7 3 (0.46%) 802.15
7 3 (0.46%) SSL
7 3 (0.46%) X.509
8 2 (0.31%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.31%) Broadband
8 2 (0.31%) HbbTV
8 2 (0.31%) LDAP
9 1 (0.15%) H.323
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) Intranet
9 1 (0.15%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (12.58%) MySQL
2 73 (11.20%) NoSQL
3 70 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (6.29%) Redis
5 39 (5.98%) MongoDB
6 37 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.99%) SQL Server
8 21 (3.22%) Big Data
9 18 (2.76%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.15%) ObjectStore
11 9 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.07%) Couchbase
14 6 (0.92%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.77%) InfluxDB
16 4 (0.61%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 82 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.99%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.83%) Subversion
4 20 (3.07%) JIRA
5 9 (1.38%) Maven
5 9 (1.38%) Selenium
6 8 (1.23%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.77%) Hudson
8 4 (0.61%) JUnit
8 4 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.61%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.46%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.46%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.46%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.46%) Mockito
10 2 (0.31%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.31%) Gradle
10 2 (0.31%) Grunt
10 2 (0.31%) Sublime Text
10 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (9.20%) Finance
2 37 (5.67%) Banking
3 32 (4.91%) Front Office
4 26 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.61%) Games
6 7 (1.07%) Marketing
6 7 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.61%) Advertising
7 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.61%) Retail
8 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.31%) French Language
9 2 (0.31%) Military
9 2 (0.31%) Publishing
9 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (32.36%) Django
2 155 (23.77%) HTML
3 131 (20.09%) CSS
4 79 (12.12%) AngularJS
5 68 (10.43%) Flask
6 60 (9.20%) HTML5
7 52 (7.98%) RESTful
8 51 (7.82%) jQuery
9 50 (7.67%) Node.js
10 47 (7.21%) CSS3
11 37 (5.67%) NumPy
12 36 (5.52%) REST
13 35 (5.37%) JSON
13 35 (5.37%) RabbitMQ
14 33 (5.06%) Web Services
15 32 (4.91%) SciPy
16 27 (4.14%) Pandas
17 24 (3.68%) Celery
17 24 (3.68%) LEMP Stack
18 19 (2.91%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.67%) Computer Science
2 37 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.68%) Algorithms
4 22 (3.37%) User Experience
5 21 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.91%) Mathematics
7 17 (2.61%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.15%) Derivative
8 14 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.84%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.84%) Statistics
10 11 (1.69%) Fintech
10 11 (1.69%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.38%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.38%) Equities
11 9 (1.38%) Physics
11 9 (1.38%) STB
12 8 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.07%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.07%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 182 (27.91%) Linux
2 41 (6.29%) Unix
3 26 (3.99%) Windows
4 14 (2.15%) Mac OS
5 4 (0.61%) VMS
6 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.31%) Android
7 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.31%) CentOS
7 2 (0.31%) Debian
7 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (22.09%) TDD
3 88 (13.50%) OO
4 64 (9.82%) Scrum
5 62 (9.51%) Software Engineering
6 58 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (7.82%) Pair Programming
8 49 (7.52%) OOP
9 46 (7.06%) Web Development
10 44 (6.75%) DevOps
11 38 (5.83%) Unit Testing
12 34 (5.21%) High Availability
13 33 (5.06%) Analytics
14 30 (4.60%) Multithreading
15 29 (4.45%) Open Source
16 28 (4.29%) BDD
17 25 (3.83%) Front End Development
17 25 (3.83%) OOD
18 24 (3.68%) Code Optimisation
19 21 (3.22%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 652 (100.00%) Python
2 234 (35.89%) JavaScript
3 143 (21.93%) SQL
4 123 (18.87%) Java
5 104 (15.95%) C++
6 43 (6.60%) C#
7 41 (6.29%) Ruby
8 38 (5.83%) PHP
9 26 (3.99%) C
9 26 (3.99%) Perl
9 26 (3.99%) R
10 23 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 23 (3.53%) Scala
11 19 (2.91%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.15%) Go
13 12 (1.84%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.92%) VBA
15 5 (0.77%) Korn
15 5 (0.77%) PHP 5
15 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (7.82%) Degree
2 13 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.77%) PhD
5 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.22%) QA
2 4 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.31%) OIPF
3 2 (0.31%) WCAG
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 46 (7.06%) Docker
2 5 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.15%) GridGain
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.23%) Puppet
3 7 (1.07%) Grafana
4 4 (0.61%) Ansible
4 4 (0.61%) logstash
5 2 (0.31%) Kibana
5 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.31%) Mesos
5 2 (0.31%) StatsD
Vendors
1 26 (3.99%) Oracle
2 11 (1.69%) Google
3 8 (1.23%) VMware
3 8 (1.23%) Zend
4 7 (1.07%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.61%) Siebel
6 3 (0.46%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.46%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.46%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.46%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.31%) ESRI
7 2 (0.31%) IBM
7 2 (0.31%) Informatica
7 2 (0.31%) New Relic
8 1 (0.15%) Facebook
8 1 (0.15%) Splunk
8 1 (0.15%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.15%) Twitter
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