The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Python Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Python Developer
UK
Rank 573 600 581
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 24 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.043% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.046% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 22
Median daily rate £531 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £337 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £419 £575
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -27.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
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 £11.13 £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 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title.

Senior Python Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Python Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Senior Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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 +35 24 £531 +11.84% 19
London +15 19 £550 +15.78% 17
Manchester - 4 £513 -
North West - 4 £513 -
South West +11 1 £450 +38.46%
Bristol - 1 £450 -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) Python
2 30 (55.56%) Django
3 22 (40.74%) TDD
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (37.04%) Flask
5 16 (29.63%) DevOps
5 16 (29.63%) BDD
6 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
6 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (25.93%) Java
7 13 (24.07%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 11 (20.37%) Linux
9 11 (20.37%) Docker
10 10 (18.52%) OAuth2
10 10 (18.52%) Web Services
11 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
12 7 (12.96%) Big Data
12 7 (12.96%) HTML
13 6 (11.11%) CSS
13 6 (11.11%) Scala
13 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (11.11%) Open Source
13 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 6 (11.11%) Ruby
13 6 (11.11%) Web Development
13 6 (11.11%) Microservices
13 6 (11.11%) Algorithms
13 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
14 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery

Senior 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 13 (24.07%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.85%) Datadog
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (3.70%) NGN
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.96%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) Neo4j
5 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.70%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) HBase
7 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.85%) Redis
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) Android Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Codeship
2 3 (5.56%) Selenium
2 3 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.85%) Bazaar
4 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) Django
2 20 (37.04%) Flask
3 10 (18.52%) OAuth2
3 10 (18.52%) Web Services
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
5 6 (11.11%) CSS
6 5 (9.26%) REST
7 4 (7.41%) jQuery
7 4 (7.41%) Pandas
7 4 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (7.41%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (5.56%) Celery
8 3 (5.56%) RESTful
9 2 (3.70%) .NET
9 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.70%) CSS3
9 2 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (3.70%) HTML5
10 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.41%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (7.41%) Ontologies
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) iPad
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Life Science
4 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Android
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) TDD
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (29.63%) BDD
3 16 (29.63%) DevOps
4 6 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 6 (11.11%) Microservices
4 6 (11.11%) Open Source
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.11%) Web Development
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) Data Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) High Availability
6 4 (7.41%) Web Operations
7 3 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (25.93%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby
4 6 (11.11%) Scala
5 4 (7.41%) Go
5 4 (7.41%) SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.70%) C
8 1 (1.85%) Clojure
8 1 (1.85%) R
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.85%) Oozie
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Salt
3 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Apigee
2 2 (3.70%) Google
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