The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Contract jobs citing Python 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 4.00% 11.86% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 20.00% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
Median daily rate £563 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 35 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 42.00% 59.32% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 35
Median daily rate £569 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Docklands, London

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Docklands, London region with a requirement for Python.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) STL
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Equities
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
1 1 (12.50%) Hazelcast
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) FX Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) React
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) spray
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
1 2 (25.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Pricing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) CISMP
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) GPFS
1 1 (12.50%) LXC
1 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) SevOne