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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Developer
UK
Rank 251 322 385
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +63
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 428 353 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.96% 0.68% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 265 185
Median daily rate £500 £430 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.13
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +66 409 £500 +16.27% 166
London +40 272 £525 +10.52% 113
South East +26 46 £525 +50.00% 16
Yorkshire +53 38 £380 +8.57% 7
West Yorkshire +46 33 £378 -27.75% 3
Leeds +35 33 £378 -27.75% 1
City of London +20 31 £475 +3.54% 24
East of England +5 26 £450 +12.50% 17
Cambridge +17 18 £388 +6.89% 16
Cambridgeshire +8 18 £388 -3.12% 16
Buckinghamshire +11 13 £525 +50.00%
Berkshire +3 13 £600 +71.42% 6
Milton Keynes +5 11 £525 +35.92%
North West +27 10 £425 +54.54% 3
Reading +5 10 £600 +71.42% 5
South West -7 10 £475 +26.66% 7
Scotland +23 9 £320 +6.66% 6
South Wales - 9 £450 - 2
Wales - 9 £450 - 2
Hertfordshire +4 8 £488 +11.42%
Oxfordshire -4 8 £438 +25.00% 6
Edinburgh +24 7 £400 - 2
Manchester +16 6 £508 +40.00% 1
Bristol +5 6 £494 +58.00% 2
Oxford +2 5 £475 +46.15% 3
Canary Wharf -1 5 £534 +34.27%
Sheffield - 5 £440 - 1
Newport - 5 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £440 - 2
Bromley - 4 £550 -

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 799 (100.00%) Python
2 327 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (34.29%) Django
4 207 (25.91%) JavaScript
5 180 (22.53%) Java
6 157 (19.65%) Linux
7 142 (17.77%) SQL
8 141 (17.65%) Flask
9 136 (17.02%) TDD
10 120 (15.02%) HTML
11 116 (14.52%) CSS
12 113 (14.14%) Banking
13 104 (13.02%) Git (software)
14 103 (12.89%) OO
14 103 (12.89%) C++
15 93 (11.64%) Finance
16 88 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
17 83 (10.39%) DevOps
18 77 (9.64%) AngularJS
19 76 (9.51%) Big Data
20 75 (9.39%) Investment Banking
21 69 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
22 67 (8.39%) Analytics
23 66 (8.26%) BDD
24 63 (7.88%) Web Services
25 62 (7.76%) Open Source
26 61 (7.63%) Docker
27 58 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
27 58 (7.26%) C#
28 57 (7.13%) Unix

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 40 (5.01%) Apache Spark
2 30 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (3.25%) Apache
4 15 (1.88%) GeoServer
5 14 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 14 (1.75%) CMS
6 13 (1.63%) nginx
7 12 (1.50%) Confluence
7 12 (1.50%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.00%) SAS
9 7 (0.88%) Jupyter
10 5 (0.63%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.63%) Tornado
11 4 (0.50%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.38%) Facebook Platform
12 3 (0.38%) IPython
12 3 (0.38%) WordPress
13 2 (0.25%) Drupal
13 2 (0.25%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 30 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.88%) GitHub
3 11 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.88%) Heroku
4 7 (0.88%) PaaS
5 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.38%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.38%) IaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) Datadog
9 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.01%) HTTP
2 21 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.25%) Internet
4 9 (1.13%) ICMP
4 9 (1.13%) SSH
5 5 (0.63%) Skype
5 5 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.38%) DHCP
6 3 (0.38%) DNS
7 2 (0.25%) FTP
7 2 (0.25%) NGN
7 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.13%) AMQP
8 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.13%) MQTT
8 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
8 1 (0.13%) SNMP
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.01%) PostgreSQL
2 76 (9.51%) Big Data
3 57 (7.13%) Hadoop
4 53 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 50 (6.26%) SQL Server
6 43 (5.38%) MySQL
7 40 (5.01%) Redis
8 34 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 32 (4.01%) Relational Database
10 23 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.00%) GIS
12 12 (1.50%) Spatial Data
13 10 (1.25%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.13%) DB2
15 8 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.00%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.88%) HBase
17 6 (0.75%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.75%) Riak
18 5 (0.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 104 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.51%) JIRA
3 37 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.51%) Subversion
5 26 (3.25%) Selenium
6 18 (2.25%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.13%) Gradle
7 17 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.88%) Bitbucket
9 14 (1.75%) Maven
10 13 (1.63%) JBehave
11 10 (1.25%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.75%) Gerrit
12 6 (0.75%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.50%) Android Studio
15 3 (0.38%) Codeship
15 3 (0.38%) GoCD
16 2 (0.25%) Bower
General
1 113 (14.14%) Banking
2 93 (11.64%) Finance
3 75 (9.39%) Investment Banking
4 53 (6.63%) Front Office
5 27 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.88%) Electronics
7 10 (1.25%) Retail
8 9 (1.13%) Games
9 7 (0.88%) Billing
9 7 (0.88%) Marketing
10 6 (0.75%) Back Office
11 5 (0.63%) Legal
12 4 (0.50%) Advertising
12 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.25%) Law
14 2 (0.25%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (34.29%) Django
2 141 (17.65%) Flask
3 120 (15.02%) HTML
4 116 (14.52%) CSS
5 77 (9.64%) AngularJS
6 63 (7.88%) Web Services
7 57 (7.13%) REST
8 49 (6.13%) Pandas
9 46 (5.76%) RabbitMQ
10 42 (5.26%) jQuery
11 41 (5.13%) JSON
11 41 (5.13%) NumPy
12 36 (4.51%) RESTful
13 35 (4.38%) HTML5
14 34 (4.26%) Node.js
15 31 (3.88%) XML
16 25 (3.13%) Celery
16 25 (3.13%) CSS3
16 25 (3.13%) SciPy
17 20 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.76%) Computer Science
2 40 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.38%) Algorithms
4 31 (3.88%) Fixed Income
5 23 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (2.88%) User Experience
6 18 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.63%) Derivative
8 13 (1.63%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.38%) Fintech
11 10 (1.25%) Device Driver
11 10 (1.25%) Equities
11 10 (1.25%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (1.13%) Social Media
13 8 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 157 (19.65%) Linux
2 57 (7.13%) Unix
3 29 (3.63%) Windows
4 16 (2.00%) CentOS
5 15 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (1.88%) Ubuntu
6 13 (1.63%) Android
7 9 (1.13%) Debian
8 7 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.38%) Solaris
10 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (40.93%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (17.02%) TDD
3 103 (12.89%) OO
4 83 (10.39%) DevOps
5 67 (8.39%) Analytics
6 66 (8.26%) BDD
7 62 (7.76%) Open Source
8 58 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (6.51%) Web Development
10 51 (6.38%) Microservices
11 42 (5.26%) Scrum
11 42 (5.26%) SDLC
11 42 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 39 (4.88%) Machine Learning
13 37 (4.63%) OOP
14 35 (4.38%) Mathematics
15 28 (3.50%) Data Analytics
16 27 (3.38%) Front End Development
16 27 (3.38%) Mentoring
17 25 (3.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 799 (100.00%) Python
2 207 (25.91%) JavaScript
3 180 (22.53%) Java
4 142 (17.77%) SQL
5 103 (12.89%) C++
6 58 (7.26%) C#
7 44 (5.51%) Scala
8 38 (4.76%) C
9 36 (4.51%) Ruby
10 33 (4.13%) R
11 30 (3.75%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.13%) Go
13 22 (2.75%) Perl
13 22 (2.75%) PHP
14 12 (1.50%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.25%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.88%) F#
18 6 (0.75%) TypeScript
19 3 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (6.76%) Degree
2 17 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.00%) PhD
4 12 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.38%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) GCP
3 2 (0.25%) MiFID
3 2 (0.25%) SDET
4 1 (0.13%) EMIR
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (7.63%) Docker
2 7 (0.88%) HDFS
3 5 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.38%) LXC
4 3 (0.38%) NFS
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) Varnish
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (4.01%) Ansible
2 10 (1.25%) Puppet
3 9 (1.13%) SELinux
4 6 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.63%) Oozie
5 5 (0.63%) Terraform
6 3 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.25%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (2.75%) Oracle
2 20 (2.50%) Bloomberg
3 19 (2.38%) Google
4 18 (2.25%) Reuters
5 16 (2.00%) Cloudera
5 16 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.88%) ESRI
7 13 (1.63%) Sybase
8 9 (1.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (1.00%) Twitter
10 6 (0.75%) VMware
11 5 (0.63%) Perforce
11 5 (0.63%) Splunk
12 3 (0.38%) Apigee
12 3 (0.38%) Facebook
12 3 (0.38%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.38%) SAP
13 2 (0.25%) FactSet
13 2 (0.25%) Sun
13 2 (0.25%) Tableau
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £680 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hanover Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-600pd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £1,500 per day Any rate considered. 6 months + 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £560 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago