Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 63 45
Rank change year-on-year +40 -18 0
Contract jobs citing Python 94 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 10.63% 3.95% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.76% 8.92% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 35 7
Croydon median daily rate £541 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £427 £418 £466
90th Percentile £675 £613 £707
South London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London median hourly rate £44.96 £47.83 £47.00
% change year-on-year -6.01% +1.77% -1.74%

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 432 493 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 48.87% 44.25% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 356 93
Croydon median daily rate £525 £508 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +16.11% +9.38%
10th Percentile £411 £363 £259
90th Percentile £640 £631 £585
South London median daily rate £500 £500 £413
% change year-on-year - +21.21% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South London median hourly rate £44.42 £47.83 £47.83
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -1 1 £650 +23.81%
Python
South London

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (72.34%) Jenkins
3 57 (60.64%) Bash Shell
4 53 (56.38%) Java
5 51 (54.26%) Security Cleared
6 47 (50.00%) Ansible
7 46 (48.94%) SC Cleared
8 43 (45.74%) Amazon AWS
9 42 (44.68%) Docker
10 38 (40.43%) Kubernetes
11 37 (39.36%) Linux
12 36 (38.30%) DevOps
13 35 (37.23%) Scrum
14 29 (30.85%) Test Automation
14 29 (30.85%) Puppet
15 28 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (27.66%) Unix
16 26 (27.66%) Shell Script
17 25 (26.60%) JIRA
17 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
18 24 (25.53%) Build Automation
18 24 (25.53%) Terraform
19 19 (20.21%) Kafka
19 19 (20.21%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (20.21%) Ruby
20 17 (18.09%) Korn
20 17 (18.09%) Windows
20 17 (18.09%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
21 16 (17.02%) SQL

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 19 (20.21%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (17.02%) Confluence
3 13 (13.83%) nginx
4 5 (5.32%) Apache Spark
5 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.13%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 43 (45.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (15.96%) GitHub
3 11 (11.70%) Amazon S3
4 10 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (10.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (6.38%) Serverless
7 5 (5.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (5.32%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.06%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) DNS
2 9 (9.57%) VPN
3 7 (7.45%) IPsec
4 5 (5.32%) DHCP
4 5 (5.32%) Firewall
4 5 (5.32%) SSL
4 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.26%) DMZ
5 4 (4.26%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.19%) FTP
6 3 (3.19%) HTTP
6 3 (3.19%) IMAP
6 3 (3.19%) SMTP
7 2 (2.13%) ICMP
7 2 (2.13%) IPv4
7 2 (2.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (15.96%) Big Data
3 11 (11.70%) HBase
4 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.45%) MongoDB
6 5 (5.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (5.32%) Neo4j
6 5 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.26%) JanusGraph
8 3 (3.19%) Spotfire
9 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.13%) Flink
9 2 (2.13%) MySQL
9 2 (2.13%) Redis
9 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 68 (72.34%) Jenkins
2 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 25 (26.60%) JIRA
3 16 (17.02%) Cucumber
3 16 (17.02%) Selenium
4 15 (15.96%) Artifactory
5 13 (13.83%) GitLab
6 12 (12.77%) Bitbucket
7 11 (11.70%) Maven
8 7 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (6.38%) SonarQube
10 4 (4.26%) Gradle
11 3 (3.19%) FishEye
11 3 (3.19%) Gerrit
12 2 (2.13%) ScriptRunner
13 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (22.34%) Platform Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) Developer
4 12 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Tester
6 9 (9.57%) Automation Tester
7 8 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Big Data Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
9 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) DevOps Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Python Developer
11 3 (3.19%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Data Scientist
11 3 (3.19%) JIRA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) Kafka
2 14 (14.89%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (10.64%) Web Services
4 8 (8.51%) LDAP
5 6 (6.38%) SAML
6 5 (5.32%) ModSecurity
6 5 (5.32%) REST
6 5 (5.32%) Spring
7 4 (4.26%) Apache NiFi
7 4 (4.26%) CSS
7 4 (4.26%) HTML
7 4 (4.26%) JSON
7 4 (4.26%) Samza
8 3 (3.19%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (3.19%) Pandas
8 3 (3.19%) RESTful
8 3 (3.19%) scikit-learn
8 3 (3.19%) XML
8 3 (3.19%) YAML
9 2 (2.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) PKI
2 4 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) Linux
2 26 (27.66%) Unix
3 17 (18.09%) Windows
4 13 (13.83%) CentOS
5 7 (7.45%) CoreOS
6 5 (5.32%) Debian
6 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) DevOps
3 35 (37.23%) Scrum
4 29 (30.85%) Test Automation
5 28 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (25.53%) Build Automation
7 16 (17.02%) Open Source
8 14 (14.89%) Test Strategy
9 13 (13.83%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.45%) Microservices
10 7 (7.45%) Visualisation
11 6 (6.38%) Data Management
11 6 (6.38%) ETL
11 6 (6.38%) Kanban
11 6 (6.38%) Software Delivery
12 5 (5.32%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.26%) High Availability
13 4 (4.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.64%) Bash Shell
2 53 (56.38%) Java
3 26 (27.66%) Shell Script
4 19 (20.21%) Ruby
5 17 (18.09%) Korn
6 16 (17.02%) SQL
7 11 (11.70%) Go
8 9 (9.57%) Groovy
8 9 (9.57%) Java 8
9 7 (7.45%) Scala
10 6 (6.38%) Perl
11 3 (3.19%) C
11 3 (3.19%) C++
11 3 (3.19%) Cypher
12 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 51 (54.26%) Security Cleared
2 46 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) CISSP
3 4 (4.26%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) SSCP
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 42 (44.68%) Docker
2 10 (10.64%) Squid
3 5 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.32%) Snort
4 4 (4.26%) HDFS
5 3 (3.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.06%) iptables
Systems Management
1 47 (50.00%) Ansible
2 38 (40.43%) Kubernetes
3 29 (30.85%) Puppet
4 24 (25.53%) Terraform
5 17 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (12.77%) HAProxy
7 10 (10.64%) ZABBIX
8 9 (9.57%) Kibana
8 9 (9.57%) logstash
9 8 (8.51%) Consul
9 8 (8.51%) Packer
9 8 (8.51%) Prometheus
9 8 (8.51%) Sysdig
10 6 (6.38%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (5.32%) FortiGate
11 5 (5.32%) Graphite
12 4 (4.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (4.26%) Nagios
12 4 (4.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (3.19%) rkt
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Dynatrace
2 9 (9.57%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.38%) Hortonworks
4 4 (4.26%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.19%) Splunk
5 3 (3.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics