The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 396 429 483
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 196 165 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 97 45
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£438 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £17.50

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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 190 £450 -5.26% 64
London +35 129 £538 +7.50% 50
City of London +33 35 £563 -6.25% 14
North West +3 24 £375 +15.38%
Manchester - 24 £375 -
South East -49 16 £375 -11.76% 5
Berkshire - 15 £375 -
Reading - 15 £375 -
South West +4 8 £469 +4.16% 3
East of England +16 6 £270 - 2
Cambridge +7 4 £270 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 4 £270 - 2
Yorkshire -9 3 £275 -8.33% 1
East Midlands - 2 £238 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £238 - 2
Nottingham - 2 £238 - 1
Edinburgh -5 1 - - 1
Hampshire -7 1 £350 - 2
Scotland -17 1 - - 2
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 371 (100.00%) Python
2 156 (42.05%) Django
3 147 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (23.45%) JavaScript
5 86 (23.18%) TDD
6 84 (22.64%) OO
7 83 (22.37%) Linux
8 79 (21.29%) Banking
9 76 (20.49%) Finance
10 73 (19.68%) HTML
11 69 (18.60%) C++
11 69 (18.60%) Git (software)
12 68 (18.33%) CSS
13 66 (17.79%) SQL
14 63 (16.98%) Java
15 62 (16.71%) Investment Banking
16 60 (16.17%) Front Office
17 48 (12.94%) OOP
18 41 (11.05%) C#
19 36 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
19 36 (9.70%) Software Engineering
20 34 (9.16%) Scrum
21 33 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
22 28 (7.55%) Unit Testing
23 27 (7.28%) Algorithms
24 25 (6.74%) AngularJS
24 25 (6.74%) VBA
25 24 (6.47%) Derivative
25 24 (6.47%) Data Structures
26 23 (6.20%) Web Services

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 15 (4.04%) Apache
2 8 (2.16%) CMS
3 5 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.35%) nginx
4 3 (0.81%) Node.js
5 2 (0.54%) Gunicorn
6 1 (0.27%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 10 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.27%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.81%) GitHub
2 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.54%) Heroku
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.27%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.27%) Route 53
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.39%) HTTP
1 20 (5.39%) Internet
2 13 (3.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.35%) Telnet
3 5 (1.35%) SSL
3 5 (1.35%) SNMP
3 5 (1.35%) FTP
3 5 (1.35%) SMTP
3 5 (1.35%) SSH
4 3 (0.81%) MQTT
4 3 (0.81%) Modbus
4 3 (0.81%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.70%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 19 (5.12%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.77%) MySQL
5 11 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.96%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.43%) Redis
7 4 (1.08%) Big Data
8 3 (0.81%) KDB
9 2 (0.54%) OLAP
9 2 (0.54%) ObjectStore
9 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 69 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.43%) Subversion
3 8 (2.16%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.16%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.89%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.54%) Maven
6 2 (0.54%) Grunt
6 2 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.54%) GitLab
6 2 (0.54%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.27%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.27%) Firebug
7 1 (0.27%) Hudson
7 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.27%) JBehave
7 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
General
1 79 (21.29%) Banking
2 76 (20.49%) Finance
3 62 (16.71%) Investment Banking
4 60 (16.17%) Front Office
5 11 (2.96%) Advertising
6 8 (2.16%) Games
7 7 (1.89%) Law
8 5 (1.35%) French Language
9 4 (1.08%) Legal
9 4 (1.08%) Marketing
10 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.81%) Publishing
11 2 (0.54%) Retail
12 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (42.05%) Django
2 73 (19.68%) HTML
3 68 (18.33%) CSS
4 25 (6.74%) AngularJS
5 23 (6.20%) Web Services
6 22 (5.93%) JSON
6 22 (5.93%) REST
7 20 (5.39%) Qt
8 18 (4.85%) RESTful
9 17 (4.58%) Celery
10 16 (4.31%) Flask
11 15 (4.04%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (3.50%) NumPy
12 13 (3.50%) jQuery
12 13 (3.50%) Sass
13 12 (3.23%) Pandas
13 12 (3.23%) .NET
14 11 (2.96%) SciPy
15 9 (2.43%) CSS3
15 9 (2.43%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.28%) Algorithms
2 24 (6.47%) Derivative
2 24 (6.47%) Data Structures
3 19 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.31%) User Experience
5 10 (2.70%) Equities
6 8 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.89%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.89%) Open Source
7 7 (1.89%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.35%) Blog
8 5 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.35%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.35%) Replication
9 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.08%) New Media
9 4 (1.08%) Physics
10 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.37%) Linux
2 23 (6.20%) UNIX
3 13 (3.50%) Windows
4 8 (2.16%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.62%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.54%) MVS
6 2 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (23.18%) TDD
3 84 (22.64%) OO
4 48 (12.94%) OOP
5 36 (9.70%) Software Engineering
6 34 (9.16%) Scrum
7 33 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 22 (5.93%) Risk Management
9 22 (5.93%) Web Development
10 20 (5.39%) Multithreading
10 20 (5.39%) Refactoring
11 19 (5.12%) Kanban
12 16 (4.31%) Software Testing
13 15 (4.04%) OOD
14 13 (3.50%) RAD
14 13 (3.50%) Analytics
15 12 (3.23%) Greeks
16 11 (2.96%) E-Commerce
16 11 (2.96%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 371 (100.00%) Python
2 87 (23.45%) JavaScript
3 69 (18.60%) C++
4 66 (17.79%) SQL
5 63 (16.98%) Java
6 41 (11.05%) C#
7 25 (6.74%) VBA
8 21 (5.66%) Ruby
9 19 (5.12%) PHP
10 11 (2.96%) Perl
11 8 (2.16%) C
12 7 (1.89%) R
13 6 (1.62%) IronPython
14 5 (1.35%) IPython
14 5 (1.35%) Cython
14 5 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.81%) Golang
16 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.58%) Degree
2 4 (1.08%) DV Cleared
2 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.54%) QA
1 2 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (3.77%) Varnish
2 3 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) Salt
3 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.16%) Oracle
3 5 (1.35%) Sybase
4 2 (0.54%) Perforce
4 2 (0.54%) Progress
4 2 (0.54%) Cisco
5 1 (0.27%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.27%) Splunk
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