The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Python 22 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 16.67% 5.79% 4.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.38% 13.73% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Median daily rate £553 £420 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.54% -18.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £384 £512
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £464 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 64 51 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 48.48% 42.15% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 29
Median daily rate £550 £480 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £361 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £701 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Canary Wharf

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Canary Wharf

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Python.

1 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 20 (52.63%) Perl
3 18 (47.37%) Unix
3 18 (47.37%) Java
4 16 (42.11%) Finance
5 15 (39.47%) Banking
5 15 (39.47%) DevOps
5 15 (39.47%) Ansible
6 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
6 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
6 12 (31.58%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.95%) Puppet
8 10 (26.32%) IaaS
8 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (23.68%) Open Source
9 9 (23.68%) Ruby
10 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
10 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
10 8 (21.05%) Low Latency
11 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
11 7 (18.42%) High Availability
11 7 (18.42%) Big Data
11 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Pig
3 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) IaaS
2 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) DHCP
1 5 (13.16%) DNS
1 5 (13.16%) tcpdump
1 5 (13.16%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.26%) NX-OS
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) Impala
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
3 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) DB2
3 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.53%) MarkLogic
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) Riak
4 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) KDB
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.26%) JBehave
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Ant
3 1 (2.63%) Gradle
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Python Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Perl Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) Kafka
2 4 (10.53%) Lucene
2 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.89%) JMS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.63%) Akka
5 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.63%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.63%) Finagle
5 1 (2.63%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) CMDB
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Shadow IT
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Unix
3 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 5 (13.16%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Android
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) DevOps
2 12 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Open Source
5 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.05%) Low Latency
6 7 (18.42%) High Availability
7 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Server Building
7 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) High-Frequency Trading
8 5 (13.16%) MapReduce
8 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 4 (10.53%) Analytics
9 4 (10.53%) SDLC
9 4 (10.53%) Statistical Modelling
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
11 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Perl
2 18 (47.37%) Java
3 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Ruby
5 6 (15.79%) C++
5 6 (15.79%) R
5 6 (15.79%) Scala
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 5 (13.16%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) GPFS
3 2 (5.26%) LXC
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (39.47%) Ansible
2 11 (28.95%) Puppet
3 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (10.53%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.63%) Nagios
6 1 (2.63%) OPNET
6 1 (2.63%) Packer
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
2 6 (15.79%) Sybase
3 4 (10.53%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) SevOne
4 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Solace
5 1 (2.63%) Tableau
5 1 (2.63%) VMware