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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Python Developer
Rank 641 617 613
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 17 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.026% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate £403 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.91% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £478 -
% change year-on-year
-16.31% -
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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

Senior Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 13 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -30 13 £405 -32.50% 23
London -5 8 £500 -20.00% 16
Yorkshire 0 4 £400 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £388 -
Scotland - 4 £388 -
South Yorkshire -6 3 £403 -
Barnsley -6 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire -3 1 £375 -
Leeds -9 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £425 - 2
Reading - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
South East - 1 £400 - 4

Senior Python Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 13 (33.33%) Java
5 13 (33.33%) CSS
5 13 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) Linux
8 10 (25.64%) Django
9 9 (23.08%) MySQL
9 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
10 8 (20.51%) Node.js
10 8 (20.51%) PHP
11 7 (17.95%) jQuery
11 7 (17.95%) TDD
11 7 (17.95%) HTML5
11 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.38%) Open Source
12 6 (15.38%) SaaS
12 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (15.38%) CSS3
13 5 (12.82%) Finance
13 5 (12.82%) Perl
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle
13 5 (12.82%) CRM
13 5 (12.82%) Ruby
13 5 (12.82%) Web Development

Senior Python Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (20.51%) Node.js
2 5 (12.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) BigMachines
1 4 (10.26%) Eloqua
2 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
2 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 9 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 9 (23.08%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Redis
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) KDB
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Hudson
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.56%) Gradle
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
2 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) Django
4 7 (17.95%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.95%) HTML5
4 7 (17.95%) jQuery
5 6 (15.38%) CSS3
6 5 (12.82%) Mason
6 5 (12.82%) RESTful
7 4 (10.26%) Flask
7 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (10.26%) Visualforce
8 3 (7.69%) Ajax
8 3 (7.69%) JSON
8 3 (7.69%) Laravel
8 3 (7.69%) REST
8 3 (7.69%) Sass
8 3 (7.69%) Symfony
9 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (5.13%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (5.13%) Equities
3 2 (5.13%) Fintech
3 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
3 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) TDD
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.38%) Open Source
4 5 (12.82%) CRM
4 5 (12.82%) Web Development
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Front End Development
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Functional Programming
6 3 (7.69%) MVC
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source Development
6 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) OOD
7 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Python
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) PHP
6 5 (12.82%) Perl
6 5 (12.82%) Ruby
7 4 (10.26%) Apex Code
7 4 (10.26%) C++
8 3 (7.69%) Scala
9 2 (5.13%) CoffeeScript
9 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.56%) C
10 1 (2.56%) C#
10 1 (2.56%) Go
10 1 (2.56%) Groovy
10 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.56%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.26%) Siebel
3 3 (7.69%) Zend
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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