Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 364 415
Rank change year-on-year +139 +51 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 1009 659 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.15% 0.65% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 480 413
England median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £314 £309
90th Percentile £650 £625 £675
UK median daily rate £488 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £36.50 £25.52 £33.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.95 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

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 83057 96562 97205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.12% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 54176 63609 61240
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £259 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2655 2846 3810
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.94 £44.45
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. 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
London +91 716 £525 +16.67% 89
North of England +79 91 £400 +6.67% 10
South East +76 88 £425 +15.65% 14
Yorkshire +42 58 £400 +6.67% 5
South West +30 57 £425 +13.33% 4
East of England +3 37 £403 -5.29% 10
North West +41 31 £375 +10.29% 3
Midlands +31 17 £450 -5.26% 3
West Midlands +42 13 £450 +9.09% 3
East Midlands -4 4 £436 -8.16%
North East +46 2 - - 2
Python Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1009 (100.00%) Python
2 412 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (30.13%) Django
4 255 (25.27%) SQL
5 233 (23.09%) Finance
6 228 (22.60%) JavaScript
7 193 (19.13%) Java
8 186 (18.43%) Linux
9 165 (16.35%) TDD
10 152 (15.06%) Banking
11 146 (14.47%) Flask
12 137 (13.58%) HTML
13 131 (12.98%) Relational Database
14 128 (12.69%) PostgreSQL
15 122 (12.09%) Web Development
16 117 (11.60%) CSS
17 113 (11.20%) Git (software)
18 102 (10.11%) Unix
19 101 (10.01%) DevOps
20 98 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
21 97 (9.61%) Node.js
22 95 (9.42%) C++
22 95 (9.42%) MySQL
22 95 (9.42%) OO
23 94 (9.32%) REST
24 93 (9.22%) Front Office
25 92 (9.12%) Investment Banking
26 91 (9.02%) Oracle
26 91 (9.02%) Analytics
27 87 (8.62%) Web Services

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 47 (4.66%) Apache Spark
2 40 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (3.07%) Apache
4 27 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (1.59%) CMS
6 9 (0.89%) Confluence
7 8 (0.79%) nginx
8 7 (0.69%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.50%) Apache Airflow
9 5 (0.50%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.50%) SAS
10 4 (0.40%) DataSynapse
10 4 (0.40%) Tornado
10 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.20%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.20%) IIS
11 2 (0.20%) Luigi
11 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.099%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.099%) GIMP
3 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.099%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 73 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.18%) GitHub
2 22 (2.18%) PaaS
3 18 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.89%) Heroku
6 6 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.50%) IaaS
7 5 (0.50%) Responsys
7 5 (0.50%) SaaS
8 4 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.20%) Route 53
10 2 (0.20%) Slack
10 2 (0.20%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.19%) HTTP
2 8 (0.79%) Internet
3 7 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.59%) DHCP
4 6 (0.59%) DNS
5 5 (0.50%) SMS
6 4 (0.40%) Skype
7 3 (0.30%) ICMP
7 3 (0.30%) SSH
8 2 (0.20%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.20%) SSL
9 1 (0.099%) DSL
9 1 (0.099%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.099%) Wireless
9 1 (0.099%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.98%) Relational Database
2 128 (12.69%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (9.42%) MySQL
4 80 (7.93%) Big Data
5 76 (7.53%) NoSQL
6 55 (5.45%) SQL Server
7 52 (5.15%) Hadoop
8 50 (4.96%) MongoDB
9 23 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (2.18%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (1.68%) Redis
13 11 (1.09%) Apache Hive
14 10 (0.99%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.89%) HBase
16 8 (0.79%) Blockchain
16 8 (0.79%) Power BI
17 7 (0.69%) Neo4j
18 6 (0.59%) Couchbase
18 6 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 113 (11.20%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 38 (3.77%) JIRA
4 23 (2.28%) Selenium
5 12 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.99%) Bitbucket
7 9 (0.89%) Subversion
7 9 (0.89%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.50%) Bower
8 5 (0.50%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.40%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.40%) GoCD
9 4 (0.40%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.30%) Gradle
10 3 (0.30%) Grunt
10 3 (0.30%) Mockito
10 3 (0.30%) RSpec
11 2 (0.20%) JBehave
General
1 233 (23.09%) Finance
2 152 (15.06%) Banking
3 93 (9.22%) Front Office
4 92 (9.12%) Investment Banking
5 33 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.98%) Electronics
7 18 (1.78%) Games
8 14 (1.39%) Billing
9 11 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.09%) Marketing
10 10 (0.99%) Retail
11 8 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.20%) Back Office
12 2 (0.20%) Legal
12 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.099%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.099%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (30.13%) Django
2 146 (14.47%) Flask
3 137 (13.58%) HTML
4 117 (11.60%) CSS
5 97 (9.61%) Node.js
6 94 (9.32%) REST
7 87 (8.62%) Web Services
8 66 (6.54%) AngularJS
9 54 (5.35%) RESTful
10 52 (5.15%) Pandas
11 50 (4.96%) NumPy
12 44 (4.36%) XML
13 41 (4.06%) HTML5
14 39 (3.87%) jQuery
15 38 (3.77%) JSON
15 38 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
16 31 (3.07%) .NET
17 28 (2.78%) OAuth2
17 28 (2.78%) SciPy
18 23 (2.28%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.35%) Derivative
3 51 (5.05%) Fixed Income
4 48 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 48 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 47 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.97%) Algorithms
8 29 (2.87%) Data Structures
9 21 (2.08%) Market Risk
10 19 (1.88%) Fintech
11 17 (1.68%) User Experience
12 14 (1.39%) Credit Risk
13 13 (1.29%) STB
14 12 (1.19%) Equities
14 12 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (1.19%) Mobile App
15 9 (0.89%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 9 (0.89%) Swaptions
16 8 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 186 (18.43%) Linux
2 102 (10.11%) Unix
3 37 (3.67%) Windows
4 17 (1.68%) Mac OS
5 13 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.99%) Android
7 10 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.69%) Solaris
9 5 (0.50%) CentOS
10 3 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.099%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (16.35%) TDD
3 122 (12.09%) Web Development
4 101 (10.01%) DevOps
5 98 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (9.42%) OO
7 91 (9.02%) Analytics
8 77 (7.63%) Test Automation
9 74 (7.33%) Scrum
10 66 (6.54%) BDD
11 61 (6.05%) Microservices
12 50 (4.96%) Pair Programming
13 48 (4.76%) Machine Learning
14 46 (4.56%) Mathematics
14 46 (4.56%) Visualisation
15 45 (4.46%) Software Engineering
16 44 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (4.16%) Front End Development
17 42 (4.16%) Open Source
18 40 (3.96%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1009 (100.00%) Python
2 255 (25.27%) SQL
3 228 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 193 (19.13%) Java
5 95 (9.42%) C++
6 73 (7.23%) Scala
7 63 (6.24%) C#
8 47 (4.66%) R
9 44 (4.36%) Go
10 40 (3.96%) Ruby
11 33 (3.27%) C
12 29 (2.87%) VBA
13 26 (2.58%) PHP
14 22 (2.18%) Perl
15 11 (1.09%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.69%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.59%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.50%) Cython
18 5 (0.50%) GraphQL
18 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (6.44%) Degree
2 29 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.68%) PhD
6 10 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.099%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.099%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.099%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.98%) QA
2 14 (1.39%) MiFID
3 6 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 73 (7.23%) Docker
2 10 (0.99%) HDFS
3 6 (0.59%) NFS
4 4 (0.40%) LXC
4 4 (0.40%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.099%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 23 (2.28%) Ansible
1 23 (2.28%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.98%) logstash
3 13 (1.29%) Kibana
4 12 (1.19%) Terraform
5 11 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.89%) Puppet
7 6 (0.59%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.40%) Oozie
9 3 (0.30%) Control-M
9 3 (0.30%) Grafana
9 3 (0.30%) SELinux
10 2 (0.20%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 91 (9.02%) Oracle
2 37 (3.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (1.88%) Bloomberg
4 15 (1.49%) Reuters
5 11 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 10 (0.99%) Splunk
7 9 (0.89%) AppDynamics
7 9 (0.89%) SaltStack
8 8 (0.79%) Apple
8 8 (0.79%) Cloudera
8 8 (0.79%) Google
8 8 (0.79%) SAP
9 6 (0.59%) Sybase
10 5 (0.50%) Tableau
11 4 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.40%) Calypso
12 2 (0.20%) ESRI
12 2 (0.20%) Facebook
12 2 (0.20%) IBM
12 2 (0.20%) Symantec
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