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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Python Developer
Rank 604 608 603
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 24 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.067% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.070% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 31
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £393 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £483 £575
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -15.95%
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
47474 52672 53743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31013 33568 33961
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1672 2047 2214
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 2016.

Senior Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 10 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 2 December 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 +2 24 £475 -5.00% 17
London -8 17 £475 -5.94% 13
South West +11 4 £600 +26.31%
Bristol - 4 £600 -
South East +27 2 £500 -2.43% 1
Hampshire +22 2 £500 -2.43%
Southampton +9 2 £500 -2.43%
City of London - 2 £475 - 1
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 61 (100.00%) Python
2 37 (60.66%) Django
3 36 (59.02%) TDD
4 34 (55.74%) Flask
5 29 (47.54%) BDD
6 28 (45.90%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (45.90%) DevOps
7 26 (42.62%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (39.34%) OAuth2
10 17 (27.87%) Web Development
11 14 (22.95%) Web Services
12 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
13 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
15 9 (14.75%) Linux
16 8 (13.11%) HTML
16 8 (13.11%) Java
16 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
16 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
16 8 (13.11%) Docker
16 8 (13.11%) Web Operations
17 7 (11.48%) BPSS Clearance
17 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
17 7 (11.48%) CSS
18 6 (9.84%) Open Source
18 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
18 6 (9.84%) Microservices
19 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
19 5 (8.20%) 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 26 (42.62%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) GitHub
2 2 (3.28%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (3.28%) Google App Engine
2 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.28%) NGN
2 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.56%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.28%) CouchDB
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (60.66%) Django
2 34 (55.74%) Flask
3 24 (39.34%) OAuth2
4 14 (22.95%) Web Services
5 8 (13.11%) HTML
6 7 (11.48%) CSS
7 4 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (6.56%) REST
7 4 (6.56%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (4.92%) .NET
8 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.92%) Celery
8 3 (4.92%) OAuth
8 3 (4.92%) Pandas
9 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.28%) CSS3
9 2 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (3.28%) HTML5
9 2 (3.28%) RESTful
9 2 (3.28%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.56%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (6.56%) Ontologies
3 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.64%) Android
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) TDD
2 29 (47.54%) BDD
3 28 (45.90%) DevOps
4 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (27.87%) Web Development
6 8 (13.11%) Web Operations
7 7 (11.48%) Front End Development
8 6 (9.84%) Microservices
8 6 (9.84%) Open Source
8 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.20%) Data Engineering
9 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
10 3 (4.92%) High Availability
10 3 (4.92%) OOP
10 3 (4.92%) Pair Programming
11 2 (3.28%) Analytics
11 2 (3.28%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.11%) Java
4 4 (6.56%) C#
4 4 (6.56%) Go
4 4 (6.56%) Scala
4 4 (6.56%) SQL
5 3 (4.92%) C++
5 3 (4.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.28%) C
7 1 (1.64%) Clojure
7 1 (1.64%) R
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.92%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) Facebook
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