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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python Developer
Rank 406 425 480
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 175 132 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 106 33
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +120.00%

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 +18 174 £450 +20.00% 73
London +30 117 £500 +33.33% 44
City of London +5 24 £500 -13.04% 18
South East -21 20 £375 -3.22% 7
North West - 15 £400 - 8
Berkshire - 14 £390 - 3
East of England +14 13 £345 +6.15% 3
Reading - 13 £390 - 2
Manchester - 12 £400 - 5
Cambridgeshire -5 11 £345 +6.15% 3
Southampton -7 6 £350 -
Hampshire -26 6 £350 -9.67% 3
South West -16 5 £408 +71.57% 4
Cheshire - 3 - - 3
Cambridge -2 2 - - 3
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Loughborough - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 427 (100.00%) Python
2 196 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (45.20%) Django
4 119 (27.87%) TDD
5 110 (25.76%) Linux
6 106 (24.82%) OO
7 96 (22.48%) JavaScript
8 89 (20.84%) C++
9 86 (20.14%) HTML
10 83 (19.44%) Git (software)
11 82 (19.20%) CSS
12 81 (18.97%) Java
12 81 (18.97%) Banking
13 67 (15.69%) Investment Banking
14 63 (14.75%) Finance
15 61 (14.29%) SQL
16 57 (13.35%) C#
16 57 (13.35%) Scrum
17 56 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
18 46 (10.77%) Software Engineering
19 44 (10.30%) OOP
20 43 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
21 42 (9.84%) MySQL
22 38 (8.90%) Risk Management
23 36 (8.43%) Front Office
24 35 (8.20%) Apache
24 35 (8.20%) jQuery
25 34 (7.96%) Web Development
26 32 (7.49%) JSON
27 31 (7.26%) Derivative

Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (8.20%) Apache
2 12 (2.81%) CMS
3 10 (2.34%) nginx
4 5 (1.17%) Node.js
5 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.70%) Gunicorn
7 2 (0.47%) Tornado
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (2.34%) MS Office
1 10 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) MODO
Business Applications
1 12 (2.81%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.70%) Heroku
3 2 (0.47%) GitHub
3 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.68%) HTTP
3 8 (1.87%) Internet
4 7 (1.64%) Modbus
4 7 (1.64%) MQTT
5 3 (0.70%) SSL
5 3 (0.70%) SMTP
5 3 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.70%) FTP
5 3 (0.70%) SNMP
5 3 (0.70%) Telnet
5 3 (0.70%) SSH
6 2 (0.47%) Network Security
6 2 (0.47%) NGN
7 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.11%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (9.84%) MySQL
3 20 (4.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.81%) Redis
6 8 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.64%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.64%) Big Data
8 6 (1.41%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.41%) KDB
9 5 (1.17%) ObjectStore
9 5 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.47%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.47%) OLAP
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.23%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.23%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 83 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.68%) Jasmine
3 19 (4.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 12 (2.81%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.34%) Subversion
6 9 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.94%) Grunt
8 4 (0.94%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.47%) GitLab
9 2 (0.47%) Firebug
9 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.47%) jMock
9 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.47%) JUnit
9 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.23%) Ant
10 1 (0.23%) Maven
10 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.23%) JBehave
General
1 81 (18.97%) Banking
2 67 (15.69%) Investment Banking
3 63 (14.75%) Finance
4 36 (8.43%) Front Office
5 23 (5.39%) Games
6 11 (2.58%) Advertising
7 8 (1.87%) Legal
8 7 (1.64%) Law
9 6 (1.41%) Marketing
10 3 (0.70%) Retail
11 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (45.20%) Django
2 86 (20.14%) HTML
3 82 (19.20%) CSS
4 35 (8.20%) jQuery
5 32 (7.49%) JSON
6 27 (6.32%) Web Services
7 26 (6.09%) Flask
8 24 (5.62%) AngularJS
9 20 (4.68%) Pyramid
10 19 (4.45%) Gherkin
10 19 (4.45%) RabbitMQ
10 19 (4.45%) HTML5
11 17 (3.98%) RESTful
11 17 (3.98%) Twisted
11 17 (3.98%) CSS3
12 16 (3.75%) XML
12 16 (3.75%) Qt
13 15 (3.51%) REST
14 12 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (2.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.26%) Derivative
2 30 (7.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (4.68%) Digital Media
4 17 (3.98%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.51%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (2.81%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.58%) Open Source
9 10 (2.34%) User Experience
10 9 (2.11%) Equities
10 9 (2.11%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (1.17%) Replication
11 5 (1.17%) Blog
12 4 (0.94%) New Media
12 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.94%) Linked Data
12 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 110 (25.76%) Linux
2 24 (5.62%) UNIX
3 19 (4.45%) Ubuntu
4 16 (3.75%) Windows
5 10 (2.34%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.47%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (27.87%) TDD
3 106 (24.82%) OO
4 57 (13.35%) Scrum
5 46 (10.77%) Software Engineering
6 44 (10.30%) OOP
7 43 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (8.90%) Risk Management
9 34 (7.96%) Web Development
10 28 (6.56%) Multithreading
11 21 (4.92%) Refactoring
11 21 (4.92%) Kanban
12 19 (4.45%) Analytics
12 19 (4.45%) OOD
12 19 (4.45%) Unit Testing
13 17 (3.98%) E-Commerce
14 14 (3.28%) Software Testing
15 13 (3.04%) DevOps
16 12 (2.81%) Test Automation
17 10 (2.34%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 427 (100.00%) Python
2 96 (22.48%) JavaScript
3 89 (20.84%) C++
4 81 (18.97%) Java
5 61 (14.29%) SQL
6 57 (13.35%) C#
7 28 (6.56%) Ruby
8 25 (5.85%) PHP
9 16 (3.75%) VBA
10 11 (2.58%) Scala
11 10 (2.34%) C
12 9 (2.11%) Perl
13 8 (1.87%) R
13 8 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.41%) IronPython
14 6 (1.41%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.17%) Haskell
16 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (3.04%) Degree
2 9 (2.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (3.04%) Varnish
2 10 (2.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.94%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.70%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.23%) Salt
5 1 (0.23%) Graphite
5 1 (0.23%) StatsD
5 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (2.81%) Oracle
2 10 (2.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.41%) Sybase
4 5 (1.17%) Google
5 1 (0.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.23%) Perforce
5 1 (0.23%) Netezza
5 1 (0.23%) Splunk
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