Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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
South London > Croydon
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 65 53
Rank change year-on-year +32 -12 -11
Contract jobs citing Python 115 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 9.66% 3.77% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.53% 7.89% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 22 10
Croydon median daily rate £525 £550 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +13.99% +7.22%
10th Percentile £445 £426 £363
90th Percentile £600 £643 £654
South London median daily rate £525 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £44.38 £41.42 -
% change year-on-year +7.15% - -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 656 456 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 55.08% 47.75% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 297 122
Croydon median daily rate £525 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +7.94%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £276
90th Percentile £588 £660 £575
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £413
% change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £43.83 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -8.36% - -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Croydon.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Croydon

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Croydon

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Croydon over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Croydon

Python
Contract Job Locations in Croydon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Croydon region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thornton Heath -3 1 £650 +23.81%
Python
South London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Python.

1 89 (77.39%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (72.17%) Bash Shell
2 83 (72.17%) Jenkins
3 75 (65.22%) Ansible
4 65 (56.52%) Puppet
4 65 (56.52%) Test Automation
5 64 (55.65%) Unix
6 63 (54.78%) Amazon AWS
7 59 (51.30%) Scrum
8 57 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (47.83%) Build Automation
10 52 (45.22%) Shell Script
11 51 (44.35%) Opscode Chef
12 50 (43.48%) Windows
13 48 (41.74%) Korn
14 42 (36.52%) Java
15 39 (33.91%) Linux
16 36 (31.30%) Big Data
16 36 (31.30%) Docker
17 34 (29.57%) SQL
18 32 (27.83%) Security Cleared
19 31 (26.96%) Hadoop YARN
20 29 (25.22%) HDFS
20 29 (25.22%) DevOps
20 29 (25.22%) Git (software)
21 28 (24.35%) Hadoop
21 28 (24.35%) SC Cleared
22 27 (23.48%) ETL
22 27 (23.48%) PowerShell
22 27 (23.48%) Amazon EC2

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 12 (10.43%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (8.70%) Confluence
3 6 (5.22%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.35%) nginx
5 2 (1.74%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.87%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 63 (54.78%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (23.48%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (23.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 23 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.22%) GitHub
5 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (3.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.48%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) VPN
2 2 (1.74%) DNS
2 2 (1.74%) ICMP
2 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.30%) Big Data
2 28 (24.35%) Hadoop
3 25 (21.74%) Apache Hive
4 23 (20.00%) Impala
4 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 23 (20.00%) Sqoop
5 13 (11.30%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (7.83%) HBase
7 6 (5.22%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.48%) Spotfire
9 3 (2.61%) MySQL
9 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.74%) Flink
10 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 83 (72.17%) Jenkins
2 29 (25.22%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 20 (17.39%) Selenium
4 17 (14.78%) JIRA
5 10 (8.70%) Artifactory
5 10 (8.70%) GitLab
6 9 (7.83%) SonarQube
7 6 (5.22%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.48%) FishEye
8 4 (3.48%) Maven
8 4 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Platform Engineer
2 20 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (7.83%) Developer
4 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
5 5 (4.35%) Tester
6 4 (3.48%) Automation Tester
6 4 (3.48%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (3.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (3.48%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (3.48%) Data Scientist
6 4 (3.48%) JIRA Specialist
7 3 (2.61%) Big Data Engineer
7 3 (2.61%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 2 (1.74%) Java Engineer
8 2 (1.74%) Project Manager
8 2 (1.74%) Python Developer
8 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (1.74%) Senior Data Scientist
9 1 (0.87%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) Gherkin
1 13 (11.30%) React
2 11 (9.57%) Kafka
3 7 (6.09%) Web Services
4 4 (3.48%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (3.48%) Pandas
4 4 (3.48%) SAML
4 4 (3.48%) scikit-learn
5 3 (2.61%) CSS
5 3 (2.61%) HTML
5 3 (2.61%) JSON
5 3 (2.61%) RESTful
6 2 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.74%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.74%) Samza
6 2 (1.74%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.00%) Wiki
2 16 (13.91%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 64 (55.65%) Unix
2 50 (43.48%) Windows
3 39 (33.91%) Linux
4 12 (10.43%) CentOS
5 7 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.22%) CoreOS
7 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (77.39%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (56.52%) Test Automation
3 59 (51.30%) Scrum
4 57 (49.57%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (47.83%) Build Automation
6 29 (25.22%) DevOps
7 27 (23.48%) ETL
8 23 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 23 (20.00%) Data Extraction
9 13 (11.30%) API Testing
9 13 (11.30%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 13 (11.30%) Front End Development
9 13 (11.30%) Migration
9 13 (11.30%) SDET
10 11 (9.57%) Open Source
11 9 (7.83%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.09%) Data Management
12 7 (6.09%) Test Strategy
13 6 (5.22%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (5.22%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 83 (72.17%) Bash Shell
2 52 (45.22%) Shell Script
3 48 (41.74%) Korn
4 42 (36.52%) Java
5 34 (29.57%) SQL
6 27 (23.48%) PowerShell
7 11 (9.57%) Ruby
8 9 (7.83%) Go
8 9 (7.83%) Scala
9 8 (6.96%) Groovy
10 5 (4.35%) Perl
11 4 (3.48%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Security Cleared
2 28 (24.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) CISSP
3 2 (1.74%) SSCP
4 1 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 36 (31.30%) Docker
2 29 (25.22%) HDFS
3 3 (2.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.61%) Squid
4 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 75 (65.22%) Ansible
2 65 (56.52%) Puppet
3 51 (44.35%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (26.96%) Hadoop YARN
5 27 (23.48%) Kubernetes
6 13 (11.30%) Terraform
7 7 (6.09%) Consul
8 6 (5.22%) HAProxy
8 6 (5.22%) Prometheus
8 6 (5.22%) Sysdig
9 4 (3.48%) Graphite
9 4 (3.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (3.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 4 (3.48%) rkt
9 4 (3.48%) ZABBIX
10 3 (2.61%) Packer
11 2 (1.74%) Ambari
11 2 (1.74%) logstash
12 1 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 23 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (3.48%) Atlassian
2 4 (3.48%) Dynatrace
2 4 (3.48%) Splunk
3 1 (0.87%) CA