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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Developer
Rank 343 378 386
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 340 288 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 228 188
Median daily rate £425 £431 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -1.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £53.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +51 335 £425 -2.85% 132
London +42 232 £450 -14.28% 99
Yorkshire +37 40 £375 -14.28% 3
West Yorkshire +24 31 £375 -21.05% 2
Leeds +23 28 £381 -19.73% 1
City of London +29 23 £425 -5.55% 20
South West +10 22 £375 -21.54% 5
South East -19 14 £406 +8.33% 13
Devon - 14 £375 - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £453 +20.66% 2
East of England +11 13 £453 +20.66% 3
Plymouth - 13 £375 - 1
Cambridge +5 9 £391 +21.31% 2
South Yorkshire +6 8 £400 - 1
North West +6 8 £345 +15.00% 2
Barnsley -1 6 £325 -
Scotland -23 5 £375 -11.76% 3
Manchester -5 4 £215 - 1
Edinburgh -9 4 £381 -10.29% 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Lewes - 4 - -
Cheshire -4 3 £350 +16.66% 1
Berkshire -23 3 £425 +13.33% 6
Bristol - 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £388 +19.23%
Oxfordshire +9 2 £340 - 4
Canary Wharf +8 2 £650 +23.80%
Hampshire +1 2 - - 1
Reading -17 2 - - 6
West Midlands -36 2 £500 +33.33% 3

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 695 (100.00%) Python
2 308 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (38.13%) JavaScript
4 239 (34.39%) Django
5 192 (27.63%) HTML
6 177 (25.47%) Linux
7 163 (23.45%) SQL
8 162 (23.31%) TDD
9 156 (22.45%) CSS
10 119 (17.12%) Java
11 105 (15.11%) C++
12 102 (14.68%) AngularJS
13 101 (14.53%) OO
14 99 (14.24%) Git (software)
15 95 (13.67%) NoSQL
16 89 (12.81%) MySQL
17 79 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
17 79 (11.37%) Flask
18 71 (10.22%) jQuery
19 70 (10.07%) Finance
20 68 (9.78%) Software Engineering
21 67 (9.64%) Computer Science
22 65 (9.35%) HTML5
23 59 (8.49%) Scrum
23 59 (8.49%) Degree
24 57 (8.20%) Docker
25 55 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
26 53 (7.63%) RESTful
26 53 (7.63%) Redis
26 53 (7.63%) C#

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 52 (7.48%) Node.js
2 31 (4.46%) nginx
3 26 (3.74%) CMS
3 26 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (3.02%) uWSGI
5 14 (2.01%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.44%) Apache
6 10 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.43%) Confluence
7 3 (0.43%) Gunicorn
7 3 (0.43%) Jetty
7 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.14%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.14%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.14%) MS Office
2 1 (0.14%) SPSS
2 1 (0.14%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Front Arena
2 5 (0.72%) BigMachines
2 5 (0.72%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.29%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.44%) Google App Engine
6 9 (1.29%) SaaS
7 7 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.01%) GitHub
8 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.58%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.43%) Heroku
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.29%) PaaS
12 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.04%) HTTP
2 22 (3.17%) Internet
3 12 (1.73%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.44%) Bluetooth
4 10 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (1.44%) ZigBee
5 9 (1.29%) 802.15
5 9 (1.29%) SSL
5 9 (1.29%) X.509
6 6 (0.86%) DNS
7 4 (0.58%) DVB
7 4 (0.58%) Firewall
8 3 (0.43%) SSH
9 2 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (0.29%) Broadband
9 2 (0.29%) HbbTV
9 2 (0.29%) LDAP
10 1 (0.14%) H.323
10 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.14%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (13.67%) NoSQL
2 89 (12.81%) MySQL
3 79 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
4 53 (7.63%) Redis
5 44 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 40 (5.76%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.60%) SQL Server
8 22 (3.17%) Big Data
9 20 (2.88%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.44%) ObjectStore
12 9 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (1.15%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.01%) Couchbase
15 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.72%) Apache Hive
17 4 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 99 (14.24%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.04%) Subversion
3 21 (3.02%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.02%) JIRA
4 10 (1.44%) Selenium
5 8 (1.15%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.58%) Grunt
7 4 (0.58%) Hudson
7 4 (0.58%) JUnit
7 4 (0.58%) Maven
7 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.58%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.43%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.43%) gulp
8 3 (0.43%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.43%) Mockito
8 3 (0.43%) Protractor
8 3 (0.43%) Sublime Text
9 1 (0.14%) Appium
General
1 70 (10.07%) Finance
2 42 (6.04%) Banking
3 35 (5.04%) Front Office
4 29 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.45%) Games
6 9 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.58%) Advertising
9 3 (0.43%) Marketing
9 3 (0.43%) Retail
9 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 2 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (34.39%) Django
2 192 (27.63%) HTML
3 156 (22.45%) CSS
4 102 (14.68%) AngularJS
5 79 (11.37%) Flask
6 71 (10.22%) jQuery
7 65 (9.35%) HTML5
8 53 (7.63%) RESTful
9 49 (7.05%) CSS3
10 43 (6.19%) REST
11 41 (5.90%) JSON
11 41 (5.90%) Web Services
12 36 (5.18%) NumPy
13 35 (5.04%) SciPy
14 33 (4.75%) RabbitMQ
15 30 (4.32%) Pandas
16 27 (3.88%) Celery
17 23 (3.31%) LEMP Stack
18 22 (3.17%) React
19 21 (3.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 37 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.60%) Mathematics
4 23 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (2.88%) User Experience
6 18 (2.59%) Algorithms
7 17 (2.45%) Fixed Income
8 16 (2.30%) Visualisation
9 13 (1.87%) Fintech
9 13 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.87%) Physics
10 11 (1.58%) Equities
10 11 (1.58%) Statistics
11 9 (1.29%) Derivative
12 8 (1.15%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.15%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.15%) Social Media
13 7 (1.01%) Device Driver
13 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.01%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 177 (25.47%) Linux
2 47 (6.76%) Unix
3 27 (3.88%) Windows
4 15 (2.16%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.43%) CentOS
5 3 (0.43%) Debian
5 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.43%) VMS
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (23.31%) TDD
3 101 (14.53%) OO
4 68 (9.78%) Software Engineering
5 59 (8.49%) Scrum
6 55 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (7.19%) Web Development
8 48 (6.91%) DevOps
8 48 (6.91%) OOP
9 46 (6.62%) Pair Programming
10 40 (5.76%) Unit Testing
11 35 (5.04%) Front End Development
12 34 (4.89%) High Availability
12 34 (4.89%) OOD
13 30 (4.32%) Analytics
14 29 (4.17%) BDD
15 27 (3.88%) Open Source
16 25 (3.60%) Multithreading
17 23 (3.31%) Software Testing
18 22 (3.17%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 695 (100.00%) Python
2 265 (38.13%) JavaScript
3 163 (23.45%) SQL
4 119 (17.12%) Java
5 105 (15.11%) C++
6 53 (7.63%) C#
7 45 (6.47%) Ruby
8 40 (5.76%) PHP
9 33 (4.75%) Perl
10 31 (4.46%) C
11 30 (4.32%) Bash Shell
12 28 (4.03%) Scala
13 24 (3.45%) R
14 16 (2.30%) Go
15 14 (2.01%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.87%) MATLAB
17 7 (1.01%) VBA
18 5 (0.72%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.72%) PHP 5
19 4 (0.58%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 59 (8.49%) Degree
2 15 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.01%) PhD
5 3 (0.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.32%) QA
2 8 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.29%) OIPF
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 57 (8.20%) Docker
2 5 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) GridGain
3 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.15%) Puppet
3 5 (0.72%) Grafana
4 3 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.43%) logstash
5 2 (0.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.14%) Dokku
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) Mesos
6 1 (0.14%) StatsD
Vendors
1 27 (3.88%) Oracle
2 12 (1.73%) Google
3 8 (1.15%) VMware
3 8 (1.15%) Zend
4 6 (0.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.72%) Siebel
6 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.43%) Tableau
6 3 (0.43%) Twitter
7 2 (0.29%) ATG
7 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.29%) Demandware
7 2 (0.29%) hybris
7 2 (0.29%) IBM
7 2 (0.29%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.29%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.14%) Brocade
8 1 (0.14%) Cisco
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