Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Python Developer was £663 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 239 257
Rank change year-on-year +36 +18 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 49 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.15% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.16% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 6
City of London median daily rate £663 £455 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.60% -30.00% +18.18%
10th Percentile £513 £385 £550
90th Percentile £731 £509 £675
Central London median daily rate £663 £455 £650
% change year-on-year +45.60% -30.00% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6761 6355 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.52% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5338 5046 6770
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +5.88%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 49 (100.00%) Python
2 47 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (85.71%) Finance
4 36 (73.47%) Banking
5 29 (59.18%) Java
6 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
6 25 (51.02%) Front Office
7 24 (48.98%) Relational Database
8 22 (44.90%) SDLC
8 22 (44.90%) Derivative
8 22 (44.90%) Unit Testing
8 22 (44.90%) VBA
8 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
9 18 (36.73%) Fixed Income
10 15 (30.61%) Asset Management
11 14 (28.57%) TDD
11 14 (28.57%) Pair Programming
12 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (22.45%) Investment Management
14 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.29%) Ruby
15 6 (12.24%) jQuery
15 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
15 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
16 5 (10.20%) RESTful
16 5 (10.20%) Scala
16 5 (10.20%) Scrum
16 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
17 4 (8.16%) Node.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
1 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.04%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (48.98%) Relational Database
3 22 (44.90%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (4.08%) PyCharm
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (85.71%) Finance
2 36 (73.47%) Banking
3 25 (51.02%) Front Office
4 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) jQuery
2 5 (10.20%) RESTful
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) Flask
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) Node.js
4 3 (6.12%) Ajax
4 3 (6.12%) Django
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) CSS3
6 1 (2.04%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Derivative
2 18 (36.73%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (95.92%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) SDLC
2 22 (44.90%) Unit Testing
3 15 (30.61%) Asset Management
4 14 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 14 (28.57%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) Investment Management
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Customer-Centricity
8 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Kanban
9 3 (6.12%) Mathematics
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.12%) OO
9 3 (6.12%) Statistics
10 2 (4.08%) ITIL
10 2 (4.08%) Service Management
10 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Python
2 29 (59.18%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) VBA
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) Ruby
5 5 (10.20%) Scala
6 4 (8.16%) Go
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) MiFID
2 2 (4.08%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle