The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Python Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Software Engineer
UK
Rank 569 585 576
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 22 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.065% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.068% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 7
Median daily rate £411 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £305 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.31% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Python Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Python Software Engineer in the job title.

Python Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the UK.

Python Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Python Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the UK.

Python Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 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 +28 20 £419 -11.84% 20
London +14 8 £500 -4.76% 7
East of England +9 6 £330 -18.01% 9
Cambridge +7 5 £330 -18.01% 7
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £330 -18.01% 8
South East +19 2 £400 +7.38% 2
South West +15 2 £500 +66.66%
Hampshire +13 2 £400 +7.38% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £370 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £400 -
Leeds - 2 £370 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £370 -
Luton - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Python Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Python
2 40 (95.24%) Software Engineering
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 17 (40.48%) Java
5 15 (35.71%) C
6 12 (28.57%) TDD
7 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
7 11 (26.19%) Unix
7 11 (26.19%) Big Data
8 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.43%) C++
9 9 (21.43%) Web Services
10 7 (16.67%) Open Source
10 7 (16.67%) BDD
10 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
10 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 6 (14.29%) Internet
11 6 (14.29%) OO
11 6 (14.29%) HTTP
11 6 (14.29%) Docker
12 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
12 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
12 5 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (11.90%) REST
12 5 (11.90%) OOP
12 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
12 5 (11.90%) Finance
12 5 (11.90%) Scala
12 5 (11.90%) Degree

Python Software Engineer 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 4 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.14%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) nginx
2 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) BGP
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) AMQP
4 1 (2.38%) IPv4
4 1 (2.38%) IPv6
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.76%) HBase
6 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
3 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) Web Services
2 5 (11.90%) Django
2 5 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (11.90%) REST
3 3 (7.14%) Celery
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) J2EE
3 3 (7.14%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) PyQt
3 3 (7.14%) Serverless Framework
4 2 (4.76%) EJB
4 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) Java EE
4 2 (4.76%) POSIX
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) STL
5 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.14%) Biology
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) MPEG
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Software Engineering
2 12 (28.57%) TDD
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.67%) BDD
4 7 (16.67%) Open Source
5 6 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) OOP
7 4 (9.52%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) Load Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 3 (7.14%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.14%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.14%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) Microservices
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) Signal Processing
8 3 (7.14%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Python
2 17 (40.48%) Java
3 15 (35.71%) C
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 9 (21.43%) C++
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.90%) Embedded C
6 5 (11.90%) Scala
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) SQL
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) R
8 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Postgraduate
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) KVM
3 2 (4.76%) LXC
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Graphite
2 1 (2.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Brocade
3 2 (4.76%) CA
3 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
3 2 (4.76%) Vyatta
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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