The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £619 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 140 166
Rank change year-on-year +45 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 72 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.20% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 0.77% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 17 37
Median daily rate £619 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.24% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £210 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3118 3240 5517
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.47% 95.77% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2387 2631 4253
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 98
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Python Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the City of London

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in the City of London

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in the City of London

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Python
2 62 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.07%) Finance
4 39 (34.82%) Banking
5 32 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 32 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 29 (25.89%) Front Office
7 26 (23.21%) Java
8 24 (21.43%) TDD
9 21 (18.75%) Node.js
10 20 (17.86%) SQL
10 20 (17.86%) Fixed Income
11 19 (16.96%) Django
12 15 (13.39%) Pair Programming
12 15 (13.39%) OO
12 15 (13.39%) R
13 14 (12.50%) Analytics
13 14 (12.50%) Go
13 14 (12.50%) Relational Database
14 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (11.61%) Selenium
15 12 (10.71%) Data Analytics
15 12 (10.71%) Software Delivery
15 12 (10.71%) Linux
15 12 (10.71%) HTML
15 12 (10.71%) Investment Management
15 12 (10.71%) Quantitative Research
16 11 (9.82%) MySQL
16 11 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (9.82%) AngularJS

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.36%) Confluence
3 5 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.89%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.89%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.46%) Heroku
4 3 (2.68%) GitHub
5 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.82%) MySQL
2 11 (9.82%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.14%) Big Data
4 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.68%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.79%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.79%) Impala
7 2 (1.79%) KDB
7 2 (1.79%) Redis
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.89%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.89%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Selenium
2 7 (6.25%) JIRA
3 6 (5.36%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.89%) Bower
6 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 46 (41.07%) Finance
2 39 (34.82%) Banking
3 32 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 29 (25.89%) Front Office
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Games
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) Node.js
2 19 (16.96%) Django
3 12 (10.71%) HTML
4 11 (9.82%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.04%) CSS
6 8 (7.14%) D3.js
6 8 (7.14%) Flask
6 8 (7.14%) jQuery
7 7 (6.25%) RESTful
8 6 (5.36%) HTML5
9 5 (4.46%) React
10 4 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
10 4 (3.57%) JSON
11 3 (2.68%) Ajax
11 3 (2.68%) NumPy
11 3 (2.68%) Pandas
11 3 (2.68%) Redux
11 3 (2.68%) REST
11 3 (2.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Fixed Income
2 13 (11.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.04%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (6.25%) Fintech
5 6 (5.36%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.46%) Derivative
7 4 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.68%) Robotics
9 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.79%) Equities
10 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.89%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.89%) NHS
10 1 (0.89%) Photography
10 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.89%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 7 (6.25%) Unix
3 3 (2.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) CentOS
4 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.43%) TDD
3 15 (13.39%) OO
3 15 (13.39%) Pair Programming
4 14 (12.50%) Analytics
5 12 (10.71%) Data Analytics
5 12 (10.71%) Investment Management
5 12 (10.71%) Quantitative Research
5 12 (10.71%) Software Delivery
6 11 (9.82%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.25%) Machine Learning
8 7 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.36%) DevOps
9 6 (5.36%) Migration
9 6 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 6 (5.36%) Scrum
10 5 (4.46%) Data Management
10 5 (4.46%) Web Development
11 4 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.21%) Java
4 20 (17.86%) SQL
5 15 (13.39%) R
6 14 (12.50%) Go
7 10 (8.93%) Scala
8 7 (6.25%) C++
9 6 (5.36%) C#
10 5 (4.46%) Perl
10 5 (4.46%) Ruby
11 2 (1.79%) C
11 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.79%) VBA
12 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.89%) Lua
12 1 (0.89%) PHP
12 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) MiFID
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) HDFS
2 1 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) logstash
1 4 (3.57%) Terraform
2 1 (0.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (2.68%) Cloudera
2 3 (2.68%) Tableau
3 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.89%) Greenplum
3 1 (0.89%) Hortonworks
3 1 (0.89%) Netezza
3 1 (0.89%) Perforce
3 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.89%) Splunk
3 1 (0.89%) Teradata
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