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 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Python Developer
UK
Rank 567 622 608
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 34 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 14
Median daily rate £513 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £376 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £498 £740
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.18% -3.03%
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
43101 48634 49624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28143 31310 30515
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 1624 1914
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 +34 34 £513 +28.12% 22
London +34 25 £513 +7.89% 13
Leeds - 4 £390 -
Yorkshire - 4 £390 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £390 - 2
North West - 3 £513 -
Manchester - 3 £513 -
South East +20 2 £350 -12.50% 3
Berkshire +13 1 £350 -12.50% 1
City of London 0 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 59 (100.00%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) Django
3 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.12%) Linux
5 15 (25.42%) Flask
6 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
7 13 (22.03%) Docker
7 13 (22.03%) TDD
8 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
8 10 (16.95%) Big Data
9 9 (15.25%) DevOps
9 9 (15.25%) HTML
10 8 (13.56%) CSS
10 8 (13.56%) Algorithms
11 7 (11.86%) Analytics
11 7 (11.86%) jQuery
11 7 (11.86%) Scala
11 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
12 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (10.17%) Ruby
12 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (10.17%) Web Services
12 6 (10.17%) SQL
12 6 (10.17%) BDD
13 5 (8.47%) Open Source
13 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (8.47%) REST
13 5 (8.47%) Big Data Analytics

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 5 (8.47%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.78%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (6.78%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.39%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.69%) Datadog
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) NGN
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Big Data
1 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.17%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.78%) Neo4j
4 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.08%) HBase
5 3 (5.08%) Redis
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.39%) CouchDB
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
7 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) Android Studio
2 3 (5.08%) Codeship
2 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) Selenium
2 3 (5.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Bazaar
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) Django
2 15 (25.42%) Flask
3 9 (15.25%) HTML
4 8 (13.56%) CSS
5 7 (11.86%) jQuery
6 6 (10.17%) Web Services
7 5 (8.47%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (8.47%) REST
8 4 (6.78%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (5.08%) Celery
9 3 (5.08%) Pandas
10 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.39%) CherryPy
10 2 (3.39%) CSS3
10 2 (3.39%) Dropwizard
10 2 (3.39%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (3.39%) HTML5
10 2 (3.39%) RESTful
11 1 (1.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) Life Science
4 3 (5.08%) iPad
4 3 (5.08%) User Experience
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.39%) Fintech
6 1 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.69%) Derivative
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Equities
6 1 (1.69%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) TDD
3 9 (15.25%) DevOps
4 7 (11.86%) Analytics
5 6 (10.17%) BDD
6 5 (8.47%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analytics
6 5 (8.47%) Data Engineering
6 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
6 5 (8.47%) Microservices
6 5 (8.47%) Open Source
7 4 (6.78%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (6.78%) High Availability
7 4 (6.78%) Ontologies
7 4 (6.78%) Scrum
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.08%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (32.20%) Java
3 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) Scala
5 6 (10.17%) Ruby
5 6 (10.17%) SQL
6 4 (6.78%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.08%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (5.08%) Go
8 2 (3.39%) C
8 2 (3.39%) C#
9 1 (1.69%) Clojure
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Ansible
1 3 (5.08%) Oozie
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Salt
3 1 (1.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Apigee
2 2 (3.39%) Google
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.69%) Samsung
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