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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Python Developer
Rank 600 634 616
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 48 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.045% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.047% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 14
Median daily rate £475 £492 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 2016.

Senior Python Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 9 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 28 September 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 +45 48 £475 -8.78% 14
London +19 44 £475 -15.55% 9
City of London +27 9 £475 -26.92% 2
Hampshire - 3 £500 -
South East - 3 £500 - 2
Southampton - 2 £500 -
South West +10 1 £600 +24.15% 1
Bristol - 1 £600 -
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 75 (100.00%) Python
2 46 (61.33%) TDD
3 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (53.33%) Flask
5 37 (49.33%) Django
6 34 (45.33%) DevOps
7 33 (44.00%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (37.33%) BDD
9 26 (34.67%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (32.00%) OAuth2
11 20 (26.67%) Linux
12 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
12 16 (21.33%) Web Development
13 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.67%) HTML
15 13 (17.33%) CSS
15 13 (17.33%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (16.00%) Web Services
17 11 (14.67%) Java
17 11 (14.67%) Pair Programming
18 10 (13.33%) NoSQL
18 10 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
19 9 (12.00%) Front End Development
19 9 (12.00%) Docker
19 9 (12.00%) HTTP
20 8 (10.67%) Unix
20 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
20 8 (10.67%) Web Operations

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 (34.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.67%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.33%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.33%) Big Data
5 1 (1.33%) KDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Subversion
3 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) Hudson
5 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (4.00%) Banking
1 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (53.33%) Flask
2 37 (49.33%) Django
3 24 (32.00%) OAuth2
4 14 (18.67%) HTML
5 13 (17.33%) CSS
6 12 (16.00%) Web Services
7 6 (8.00%) SQLAlchemy
8 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.33%) HTML5
10 3 (4.00%) .NET
10 3 (4.00%) CSS3
10 3 (4.00%) jQuery
10 3 (4.00%) Node.js
10 3 (4.00%) OAuth
10 3 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (2.67%) Celery
11 2 (2.67%) REST
11 2 (2.67%) Sass
12 1 (1.33%) scikit-learn
12 1 (1.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 4 (5.33%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (5.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.33%) Fintech
3 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) Linux
2 8 (10.67%) Unix
3 6 (8.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (61.33%) TDD
2 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (45.33%) DevOps
4 28 (37.33%) BDD
5 16 (21.33%) Web Development
6 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (14.67%) Pair Programming
9 9 (12.00%) Front End Development
10 8 (10.67%) Web Operations
11 7 (9.33%) Microservices
12 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.00%) Open Source
13 4 (5.33%) Data Engineering
13 4 (5.33%) OOP
13 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
13 4 (5.33%) Workflow
14 3 (4.00%) OO
14 3 (4.00%) Open Source Development
14 3 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.67%) Java
4 5 (6.67%) SQL
5 4 (5.33%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) Go
5 4 (5.33%) Scala
6 3 (4.00%) C++
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.67%) CoffeeScript
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (10.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Ansible
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (2.67%) Facebook
1 2 (2.67%) Google
1 2 (2.67%) VMware
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