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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Software Engineer
Rank 634 633 602
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 9 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.014% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.015% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
Median daily rate £465 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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 +10 9 £465 +9.41% 11
London +20 5 £438 - 6
Cambridgeshire +19 1 - -
Cambridge +17 1 - -
East of England +15 1 - -
West Yorkshire +5 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
Leeds -7 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £465 -
South East - 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 £465 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £465 -
City of London - 1 - - 3
Reading - 1 - -

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Python
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 10 (32.26%) C++
4 10 (32.26%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.81%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) DevOps
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (22.58%) C
6 7 (22.58%) OO
7 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 6 (19.35%) Ruby
7 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) Scala
8 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
8 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) Bluetooth
9 4 (12.90%) Information Security
9 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Big Data
9 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (12.90%) System Testing
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared

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 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Bluetooth
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Broadband
3 2 (6.45%) DVB
3 2 (6.45%) HbbTV
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Hadoop
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Hive
4 3 (9.68%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.68%) HBase
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.45%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.23%) InfluxDB
6 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
6 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.23%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Games
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) ELK Stack
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) Open Graph
4 1 (3.23%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.23%) Pandas
4 1 (3.23%) Qt
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) Scrapy
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) DTV
3 2 (6.45%) IPTV
3 2 (6.45%) MPEG
3 2 (6.45%) Video on Demand
3 2 (6.45%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) OO
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (12.90%) Information Security
8 4 (12.90%) System Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (9.68%) Kanban
9 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (32.26%) C++
2 10 (32.26%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) C
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) Scala
6 3 (9.68%) Go
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) R
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) Delphi
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.23%) F#
8 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.23%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) PL/1
8 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) OIPF
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Graphite
1 4 (12.90%) StatsD
2 3 (9.68%) Kibana
2 3 (9.68%) logstash
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Grafana
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Facebook
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) PayPal