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 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Python Developer
Rank 615 649 603
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 45 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.044% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.046% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 6
Median daily rate £425 £489 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.08% -14.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £380 -
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -
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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 2016.

Senior Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 14 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 27 July 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
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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 +7 44 £425 -13.08% 17
London +32 39 £425 -34.61% 13
City of London +48 6 £428 -34.23% 1
East of England +21 3 - - 2
Cambridgeshire +18 3 - - 2
Cambridge +18 3 - - 2
Scotland +4 1 £375 - 1
South East +2 1 £500 +29.87% 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £625 -
North East - 1 £625 -
Hampshire - 1 £500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £625 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 62 (100.00%) Python
2 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.77%) TDD
4 26 (41.94%) Flask
4 26 (41.94%) DevOps
5 25 (40.32%) Django
6 23 (37.10%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (30.65%) Linux
7 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
8 17 (27.42%) BDD
9 16 (25.81%) OAuth2
9 16 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (22.58%) Web Development
11 13 (20.97%) HTML
12 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
13 11 (17.74%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (17.74%) Java
13 11 (17.74%) CSS
13 11 (17.74%) Pair Programming
13 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
14 9 (14.52%) Web Services
14 9 (14.52%) HTTP
14 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
15 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (11.29%) Unix
16 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
16 7 (11.29%) Node.js
16 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
16 7 (11.29%) Open Source

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 16 (25.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) BigMachines
1 2 (3.23%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.84%) Google App Engine
4 3 (4.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.23%) GitHub
5 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
6 1 (1.61%) KDB
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.23%) Hudson
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.61%) Maven
General
1 3 (4.84%) Banking
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
1 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.94%) Flask
2 25 (40.32%) Django
3 16 (25.81%) OAuth2
4 13 (20.97%) HTML
5 11 (17.74%) CSS
6 9 (14.52%) Web Services
7 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.29%) Node.js
8 6 (9.68%) SQLAlchemy
9 4 (6.45%) HTML5
9 4 (6.45%) jQuery
10 3 (4.84%) .NET
10 3 (4.84%) CSS3
10 3 (4.84%) Sass
11 2 (3.23%) JSON
11 2 (3.23%) Mason
11 2 (3.23%) OAuth
11 2 (3.23%) REST
11 2 (3.23%) RESTful
11 2 (3.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) Fintech
3 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.61%) NHS
3 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Unix
3 6 (9.68%) Mac OS
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) TDD
3 26 (41.94%) DevOps
4 17 (27.42%) BDD
5 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.58%) Web Development
7 11 (17.74%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (17.74%) Pair Programming
8 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.29%) Open Source
8 7 (11.29%) Web Operations
9 5 (8.06%) Open Source Development
10 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
10 4 (6.45%) OO
10 4 (6.45%) Scrum
10 4 (6.45%) Workflow
11 3 (4.84%) CRM
11 3 (4.84%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) Java
4 6 (9.68%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) C#
5 4 (6.45%) Ruby
6 3 (4.84%) C++
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) Apex Code
7 2 (3.23%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (3.23%) Go
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Google
2 2 (3.23%) Facebook
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.23%) Siebel
2 2 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Zend
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