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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python Software Engineer
Rank 638 650 622
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 19 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.020% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Median daily rate £488 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £322 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £384 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-1.29% -

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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Python Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Python Software Engineer
Top 18 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 27 September 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 +35 18 £475 +35.71% 22
London -1 6 £500 +33.33% 11
South West +6 5 £528 +63.56% 2
Cambridgeshire +23 4 - - 4
Cambridge +22 4 - - 3
East of England +7 4 - - 4
South East +18 3 £475 +22.58% 4
Bristol -1 3 £528 +63.56% 1
Feltham - 2 £468 -
Hampshire +15 1 £475 +22.58% 4
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Portsmouth - 1 £475 -
Southampton - 1 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £500 -
Wales - 1 £500 -

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 28 (100.00%) Python
2 27 (96.43%) Software Engineering
3 11 (39.29%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Big Data
5 9 (32.14%) C++
5 9 (32.14%) Java
6 8 (28.57%) C
6 8 (28.57%) OO
6 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) Unix
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
8 6 (21.43%) Scala
8 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
8 6 (21.43%) BDD
9 5 (17.86%) Open Source
9 5 (17.86%) Web Development
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Analytics
9 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
9 5 (17.86%) Finance
9 5 (17.86%) OOP
10 4 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.29%) Algorithms

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 5 (17.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) Big Data
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
3 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) HBase
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.57%) InfluxDB
6 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) PyQt
2 3 (10.71%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) Pandas
3 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) Django
4 1 (3.57%) Flask
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) OSGi
4 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.57%) scikit-learn
4 1 (3.57%) Scrapy
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 4 (14.29%) Biology
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Software Engineering
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) OO
4 6 (21.43%) BDD
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) OOP
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) DevOps
6 4 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (10.71%) Prototyping
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Kanban
8 2 (7.14%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (32.14%) C++
2 9 (32.14%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) C
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) R
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.57%) F#
7 1 (3.57%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) Graphite
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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