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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
London / Docklands, London
Rank 11 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Python 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 10.71% 1.75% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 4.76% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £543 £475 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.21% +111.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 30 21 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 53.57% 36.84% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 35
Median daily rate £550 £478 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.06% +18.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £399 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £704 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Docklands, London

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Investment Banking
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Perl
4 5 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) HBase
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Front Office
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Splunk
6 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (20.00%) HDFS
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (13.33%) Maven
7 2 (13.33%) Confluence

Python
Top Related 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 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (26.67%) HBase
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (13.33%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Data Lake
4 1 (6.67%) Hazelcast
4 1 (6.67%) Parquet
4 1 (6.67%) Sqoop
4 1 (6.67%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 8 (53.33%) Investment Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) FX Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Unix Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) STL
2 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Avro
2 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (6.67%) Matplotlib
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) NumPy
2 1 (6.67%) Pandas
2 1 (6.67%) React
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) spray
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Equities
1 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (13.33%) Market Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Korn
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) R
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CEH
1 2 (13.33%) CISMP
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) HDFS
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Snort
3 1 (6.67%) GPFS
3 1 (6.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (13.33%) Grafana
2 2 (13.33%) Graphite
2 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (13.33%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) SevOne