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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Python 14 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 12.39% 5.65% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 14.89% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Median daily rate £513 £600 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.58% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% +6.16%  

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 54 47 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 47.79% 37.90% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 56
Median daily rate £615 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.47% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 18 (50.00%) Finance
3 16 (44.44%) Banking
4 15 (41.67%) Unix
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 14 (38.89%) Perl
5 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
6 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (36.11%) Puppet
7 12 (33.33%) Java
8 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (27.78%) Ansible
8 10 (27.78%) DevOps
9 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
10 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
10 8 (22.22%) Low Latency
10 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 7 (19.44%) High Availability
12 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (16.67%) Analytics
13 5 (13.89%) Migration
13 5 (13.89%) CMDB
13 5 (13.89%) NFS
13 5 (13.89%) DNS
13 5 (13.89%) Sybase
13 5 (13.89%) Solaris
13 5 (13.89%) DHCP

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 4 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.56%) SAS
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) IaaS
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DHCP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.33%) NX-OS
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) NAS
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) HTTP
4 1 (2.78%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) DataStax
4 1 (2.78%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.78%) Impala
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) JBehave
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Perl Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) SaaS Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) GUI Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) HTML5
2 2 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.78%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.78%) JMS
3 1 (2.78%) Lucene
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) CMDB
2 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Shadow IT
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.78%) Equities
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (58.33%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) Unix
3 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (13.89%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) DevOps
4 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (22.22%) Low Latency
5 7 (19.44%) High Availability
6 6 (16.67%) Analytics
7 5 (13.89%) High-Frequency Trading
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
9 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
9 3 (8.33%) Use Case
9 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 14 (38.89%) Perl
3 12 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) R
5 4 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.33%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) C
8 1 (2.78%) VBScript
8 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) CISA
2 1 (2.78%) CISM
2 1 (2.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) NFS
2 3 (8.33%) GPFS
2 3 (8.33%) LXC
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 10 (27.78%) Ansible
2 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.78%) FTK
4 1 (2.78%) Kibana
4 1 (2.78%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.78%) Packer
4 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) Sybase
3 4 (11.11%) SaltStack
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
4 3 (8.33%) Google
4 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.33%) SevOne
4 3 (8.33%) Splunk
4 3 (8.33%) Tableau
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Nuix
6 1 (2.78%) Sencha
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas
6 1 (2.78%) VMware