The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Python Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Python Developer
Rank 599 582 597
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 13 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.008% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.008% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
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£550 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -17.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Python Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Python Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 19 September 2014.

Senior Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 13 £550 +15.78% 6
London +18 8 £550 +15.78% 5
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
City of London +27 1 £550 -8.33%
South West - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Bath - - - -
Chester - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Selby - - - -
York - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Senior Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Python Developer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (31.82%) Django
5 5 (22.73%) Google
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Google App Engine
5 5 (22.73%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Google Compute Engine
6 4 (18.18%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (18.18%) Publishing
6 4 (18.18%) Scrum
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) MySQL
7 3 (13.64%) C++
7 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (13.64%) Front Office
7 3 (13.64%) Ruby
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
8 2 (9.09%) Redis
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (9.09%) Kanban
8 2 (9.09%) SciPy
8 2 (9.09%) NumPy

Senior Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Python Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Google App Engine
1 5 (22.73%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) KDB
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Banking
1 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Publishing
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) Django
2 2 (9.09%) SciPy
2 2 (9.09%) NumPy
2 2 (9.09%) PyQt
2 2 (9.09%) Pandas
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (9.09%) Qt
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Pyramid
3 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Video Editing
3 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Debian
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) FreeBSD
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Gentoo
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C++
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle