The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Python Developer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 332 388
Rank change year-on-year +122 +56  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 515 347 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.20% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 255 181
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £336 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40460 48938 48186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26404 32302 29712
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1317 1391 1944
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.06 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Python Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in England

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in England

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in England over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in England

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Developer in England

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +95 370 £525 +16.66% 94
Yorkshire +28 44 £408 +8.66% 7
South East +22 35 £425 +21.42% 18
North West +57 22 £388 +12.31% 5
South West +3 21 £450 +20.00% 8
East of England -5 17 £425 +6.25% 11
West Midlands +27 3 £300 -40.00% 1
North East - 1 - -
Python Developer
UK

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 England region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 870 (100.00%) Python
2 358 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (33.33%) Django
4 210 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 194 (22.30%) SQL
6 178 (20.46%) Linux
7 163 (18.74%) Java
8 158 (18.16%) Flask
9 136 (15.63%) Finance
10 124 (14.25%) Banking
11 123 (14.14%) TDD
12 111 (12.76%) HTML
13 107 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
14 102 (11.72%) C++
15 94 (10.80%) CSS
15 94 (10.80%) DevOps
16 90 (10.34%) Git (software)
17 87 (10.00%) Analytics
18 85 (9.77%) Big Data
19 81 (9.31%) OO
20 79 (9.08%) Investment Banking
21 77 (8.85%) Unix
22 74 (8.51%) Web Development
23 70 (8.05%) Hadoop
24 69 (7.93%) Relational Database
24 69 (7.93%) Front Office
25 65 (7.47%) Node.js
26 63 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
27 62 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
28 59 (6.78%) AngularJS

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 49 (5.63%) Apache Spark
2 33 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (3.33%) Apache
4 27 (3.10%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (1.72%) CMS
6 14 (1.61%) Confluence
7 13 (1.49%) nginx
8 9 (1.03%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.80%) SAS
10 5 (0.57%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.57%) Jupyter
11 4 (0.46%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.46%) Facebook Platform
11 4 (0.46%) uWSGI
12 3 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.34%) Tornado
13 2 (0.23%) Drupal
14 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.11%) Gunicorn
14 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
2 16 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.41%) PaaS
3 11 (1.26%) GitHub
4 10 (1.15%) Heroku
5 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.57%) IaaS
8 4 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.46%) Responsys
9 3 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.34%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.02%) HTTP
2 20 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.26%) Internet
4 10 (1.15%) ICMP
4 10 (1.15%) SSH
5 6 (0.69%) DHCP
5 6 (0.69%) DNS
6 4 (0.46%) Skype
7 2 (0.23%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.23%) NGN
7 2 (0.23%) SSL
7 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
8 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (12.30%) PostgreSQL
2 85 (9.77%) Big Data
3 70 (8.05%) Hadoop
4 69 (7.93%) Relational Database
5 51 (5.86%) MySQL
6 45 (5.17%) MongoDB
7 39 (4.48%) NoSQL
8 38 (4.37%) SQL Server
9 23 (2.64%) Redis
10 19 (2.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.26%) HBase
13 10 (1.15%) Apache Hive
14 9 (1.03%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.69%) Power BI
15 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.57%) Couchbase
16 5 (0.57%) DataStax
16 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 90 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 37 (4.25%) JIRA
3 33 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 29 (3.33%) Subversion
5 19 (2.18%) Selenium
6 17 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 15 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 11 (1.26%) Vagrant
9 10 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.92%) Gerrit
11 6 (0.69%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.57%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.57%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.46%) Bower
13 4 (0.46%) Gradle
14 3 (0.34%) Android Studio
14 3 (0.34%) Codeship
14 3 (0.34%) RSpec
15 2 (0.23%) GoCD
15 2 (0.23%) TestRail
General
1 136 (15.63%) Finance
2 124 (14.25%) Banking
3 79 (9.08%) Investment Banking
4 69 (7.93%) Front Office
5 28 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.84%) Electronics
7 15 (1.72%) Retail
8 13 (1.49%) Games
9 12 (1.38%) Billing
10 7 (0.80%) Marketing
11 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (33.33%) Django
2 158 (18.16%) Flask
3 111 (12.76%) HTML
4 94 (10.80%) CSS
5 65 (7.47%) Node.js
6 59 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 56 (6.44%) Web Services
8 53 (6.09%) REST
9 41 (4.71%) Pandas
10 38 (4.37%) jQuery
11 37 (4.25%) HTML5
12 35 (4.02%) NumPy
12 35 (4.02%) RabbitMQ
13 32 (3.68%) .NET
13 32 (3.68%) RESTful
14 30 (3.45%) JSON
15 28 (3.22%) XML
16 20 (2.30%) OAuth2
17 19 (2.18%) Celery
18 18 (2.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.40%) Fixed Income
3 45 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 45 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 43 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (3.68%) Derivative
6 29 (3.33%) User Experience
7 27 (3.10%) Algorithms
8 24 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.61%) Equities
10 14 (1.61%) Fintech
10 14 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.26%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.03%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.03%) STB
14 8 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.92%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.80%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 178 (20.46%) Linux
2 77 (8.85%) Unix
3 38 (4.37%) Windows
4 19 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.07%) CentOS
6 15 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 14 (1.61%) Android
8 11 (1.26%) Mac OS
9 10 (1.15%) Debian
10 9 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.80%) Solaris
12 5 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (14.14%) TDD
3 94 (10.80%) DevOps
4 87 (10.00%) Analytics
5 81 (9.31%) OO
6 74 (8.51%) Web Development
7 50 (5.75%) Open Source
8 45 (5.17%) BDD
9 40 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (4.48%) Data Analytics
11 38 (4.37%) Software Engineering
12 37 (4.25%) Scrum
13 33 (3.79%) OOP
14 31 (3.56%) Mathematics
15 29 (3.33%) ETL
15 29 (3.33%) Front End Development
16 27 (3.10%) Continuous Deployment
17 26 (2.99%) Microservices
17 26 (2.99%) Visualisation
18 25 (2.87%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 870 (100.00%) Python
2 210 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 194 (22.30%) SQL
4 163 (18.74%) Java
5 102 (11.72%) C++
6 56 (6.44%) C#
7 46 (5.29%) Scala
8 43 (4.94%) R
9 39 (4.48%) Ruby
10 38 (4.37%) C
11 30 (3.45%) PHP
12 29 (3.33%) Bash Shell
13 27 (3.10%) Go
14 26 (2.99%) Perl
15 12 (1.38%) Embedded C
15 12 (1.38%) VBA
16 8 (0.92%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.69%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.57%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.46%) Cython
Qualifications
1 56 (6.44%) Degree
2 25 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.64%) PhD
4 19 (2.18%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.99%) QA
2 9 (1.03%) MiFID
3 5 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 47 (5.40%) Docker
2 11 (1.26%) HDFS
3 6 (0.69%) NFS
4 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.11%) LXC
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (3.56%) Ansible
2 13 (1.49%) Terraform
3 12 (1.38%) Puppet
4 11 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.15%) SELinux
6 6 (0.69%) logstash
7 5 (0.57%) Oozie
8 3 (0.34%) Control-M
9 2 (0.23%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.11%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (5.17%) Oracle
2 28 (3.22%) Bloomberg
3 23 (2.64%) Red Hat
4 22 (2.53%) Reuters
5 15 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 13 (1.49%) Cloudera
7 12 (1.38%) Google
8 7 (0.80%) SaltStack
8 7 (0.80%) Sybase
9 4 (0.46%) Facebook
9 4 (0.46%) FactSet
9 4 (0.46%) Tableau
10 3 (0.34%) Apigee
10 3 (0.34%) SAP
10 3 (0.34%) VMware
11 2 (0.23%) Apple
11 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.23%) Sun
11 2 (0.23%) Twitter
11 2 (0.23%) Zend
City, London
Cititec
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £575 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £401 - £590 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Rate: £375 to £425 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago