Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Python Developer was £570 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Senior Python Developer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 727 803 823
Rank change year-on-year +76 +20 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 119 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.062% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.065% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 39 33
England median daily rate £570 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.00% +3.63%
10th Percentile £438 £406 £413
90th Percentile £688 £590 £675
UK median daily rate £570 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.00% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in England

Senior Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Python Developer in England

Senior Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Python Developer in England

Senior 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 Senior Python Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 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 +55 112 £600 +26.32% 2
East of England -19 4 £438 - 2
South West +2 2 £450 -25.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Midlands - 1 £450 - 1
Senior Python Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 119 (100.00%) Python
2 81 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (47.06%) Finance
4 53 (44.54%) Java
5 42 (35.29%) TDD
6 40 (33.61%) Relational Database
7 39 (32.77%) Banking
8 33 (27.73%) Unit Testing
9 32 (26.89%) RDBMS
10 31 (26.05%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (25.21%) RESTful
12 28 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 28 (23.53%) Django
13 27 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (22.69%) Pair Programming
13 27 (22.69%) MySQL
14 26 (21.85%) NoSQL
15 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
15 25 (21.01%) Front Office
16 24 (20.17%) DevOps
16 24 (20.17%) Flask
17 23 (19.33%) Microservices
17 23 (19.33%) SDLC
17 23 (19.33%) Derivative
18 22 (18.49%) PostgreSQL
18 22 (18.49%) VBA
18 22 (18.49%) BDD
19 20 (16.81%) Docker
20 19 (15.97%) Fixed Income
21 18 (15.13%) Software Delivery

Senior 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 5 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.84%) CMS
3 1 (0.84%) nginx
3 1 (0.84%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.36%) GitHub
2 4 (3.36%) Slack
2 4 (3.36%) Trello
3 3 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.84%) Firebase
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.61%) Relational Database
2 32 (26.89%) RDBMS
3 27 (22.69%) MySQL
4 26 (21.85%) NoSQL
5 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
6 22 (18.49%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.72%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.20%) Big Data
9 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.68%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.68%) OLTP
11 1 (0.84%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.52%) Mockito
4 2 (1.68%) JIRA
4 2 (1.68%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (47.06%) Finance
2 39 (32.77%) Banking
3 25 (21.01%) Front Office
4 7 (5.88%) Games
5 6 (5.04%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.20%) Retail
6 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.36%) Electronics
7 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.36%) Marketing
8 3 (2.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.21%) RESTful
2 28 (23.53%) Django
3 24 (20.17%) Flask
4 13 (10.92%) Node.js
5 8 (6.72%) JDBC
5 8 (6.72%) Web Services
6 7 (5.88%) HTML
6 7 (5.88%) jQuery
7 6 (5.04%) Ajax
7 6 (5.04%) CSS
8 5 (4.20%) Celery
8 5 (4.20%) pytest
8 5 (4.20%) React
9 4 (3.36%) Highcharts JS
9 4 (3.36%) NumPy
9 4 (3.36%) WebSockets
10 3 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (2.52%) Kafka
10 3 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.52%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Derivative
2 19 (15.97%) Fixed Income
3 7 (5.88%) Blog
3 7 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.52%) Fintech
6 2 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.68%) Life Science
6 2 (1.68%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.84%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Linux
2 7 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 7 (5.88%) Unix
3 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.84%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.29%) TDD
3 33 (27.73%) Unit Testing
4 27 (22.69%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (22.69%) Pair Programming
5 24 (20.17%) DevOps
6 23 (19.33%) Microservices
6 23 (19.33%) SDLC
7 22 (18.49%) BDD
8 18 (15.13%) Software Delivery
9 17 (14.29%) Scrum
9 17 (14.29%) User Stories
10 16 (13.45%) High Availability
11 15 (12.61%) Asset Management
12 13 (10.92%) Investment Management
12 13 (10.92%) Kanban
12 13 (10.92%) OO
13 12 (10.08%) Continuous Deployment
14 11 (9.24%) Data Modelling
15 10 (8.40%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) Python
2 53 (44.54%) Java
3 28 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.49%) VBA
5 16 (13.45%) Scala
6 15 (12.61%) Go
7 12 (10.08%) SQL
8 8 (6.72%) Ruby
9 6 (5.04%) C++
10 3 (2.52%) C
11 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.68%) C#
12 1 (0.84%) Cython
12 1 (0.84%) Perl
12 1 (0.84%) PHP
12 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.52%) Degree
3 2 (1.68%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) MiFID
2 2 (1.68%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.40%) Kibana
2 10 (8.40%) logstash
3 7 (5.88%) Prometheus
4 6 (5.04%) Ansible
5 3 (2.52%) Grafana
5 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) AppDynamics
1 10 (8.40%) Splunk
2 5 (4.20%) Oracle
3 4 (3.36%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter