The median contractor rate for a Senior Python Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 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.

Senior Python Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 163 202
Rank change year-on-year +17 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 23 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.060% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.063% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Median daily rate £625 £430 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.34% -33.84%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +19.35% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
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 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Python Developer in the City of London.

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

Senior Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) Finance
4 16 (61.54%) TDD
4 16 (61.54%) Java
5 15 (57.69%) Pair Programming
6 13 (50.00%) Go
7 12 (46.15%) Node.js
7 12 (46.15%) Software Delivery
7 12 (46.15%) Investment Management
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) Django
9 5 (19.23%) MiFID
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
10 4 (15.38%) Front Office
10 4 (15.38%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) MySQL
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) OO
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
10 4 (15.38%) RESTful
10 4 (15.38%) Scala
10 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Node.js
2 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 5 (19.23%) Django
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
3 4 (15.38%) RESTful
4 3 (11.54%) Ajax
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.69%) Flask
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) Qt
6 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.85%) REST
6 1 (3.85%) Sass
6 1 (3.85%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Fintech
2 1 (3.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
3 15 (57.69%) Pair Programming
4 12 (46.15%) Investment Management
4 12 (46.15%) Software Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.85%) Microservices
7 1 (3.85%) Pattern Recognition
7 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Allocation
7 1 (3.85%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.85%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) Go
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Lua
7 1 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian