Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Python Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 574 762 769
Rank change year-on-year +188 +7 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 111 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.090% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.095% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 59
England median daily rate £600 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £469 £413 £481
90th Percentile £730 £650 £688
UK median daily rate £600 £550 £625
% change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £8.00
UK median hourly rate - - £8.00

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 57,749 85,924 88,480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 94.71% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,787 57,508 59,329
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,274 2,594 2,620
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%
10th Percentile £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.10 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.32 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +3.30% - +3.89%

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 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Python Developer in England

Senior 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 Senior Python Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 22 February 2020. 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 +156 94 £600 +9.09% 23
South East +83 8 £563 +50.00% 2
North of England +67 7 £450 -
North East - 5 £463 -
South West +13 2 £525 -
North West - 2 £438 -
Senior Python Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Senior Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 111 (100.00%) Python
2 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (48.65%) Finance
4 50 (45.05%) AWS
5 48 (43.24%) Microservices
6 43 (38.74%) DevOps
7 40 (36.04%) Docker
8 39 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 36 (32.43%) Django
10 35 (31.53%) Kubernetes
11 33 (29.73%) Front Office
12 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
13 31 (27.93%) Fixed Income
14 28 (25.23%) Java
15 26 (23.42%) Web Services
15 26 (23.42%) Banking
16 25 (22.52%) Asset Management
17 23 (20.72%) TDD
17 23 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (20.72%) Analytics
18 22 (19.82%) Flask
18 22 (19.82%) Pandas
18 22 (19.82%) Data Science
18 22 (19.82%) SQL
18 22 (19.82%) NumPy
18 22 (19.82%) NoSQL
19 21 (18.92%) Amazon S3
19 21 (18.92%) Azure
20 20 (18.02%) Terraform
21 19 (17.12%) Git (software)

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 13 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.21%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.90%) Apache
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.90%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 50 (45.05%) AWS
2 21 (18.92%) Amazon S3
2 21 (18.92%) Azure
3 15 (13.51%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (13.51%) Serverless
4 14 (12.61%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (12.61%) OpenShift
5 11 (9.91%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (9.91%) GCP
6 9 (8.11%) Amazon ECS
6 9 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (6.31%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (4.50%) AWS Step Functions
8 5 (4.50%) GitHub
9 4 (3.60%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (2.70%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.90%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.72%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (19.82%) NoSQL
3 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 16 (14.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 15 (13.51%) Redis
6 14 (12.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (9.91%) MySQL
8 9 (8.11%) Amazon Athena
8 9 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (8.11%) Parquet
9 8 (7.21%) Apache Hive
9 8 (7.21%) Big Data
9 8 (7.21%) Hadoop
10 6 (5.41%) Neo4j
11 5 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (4.50%) Couchbase
11 5 (4.50%) DB2
11 5 (4.50%) HBase
11 5 (4.50%) MariaDB
11 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 10 (9.01%) GitLab
4 9 (8.11%) Artifactory
5 8 (7.21%) RStudio
6 6 (5.41%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) CircleCI
General
1 54 (48.65%) Finance
2 33 (29.73%) Front Office
3 26 (23.42%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Billing
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.43%) Django
2 26 (23.42%) Web Services
3 22 (19.82%) Flask
3 22 (19.82%) NumPy
3 22 (19.82%) Pandas
4 12 (10.81%) Kafka
5 11 (9.91%) AngularJS
5 11 (9.91%) CSS
5 11 (9.91%) HTML
6 10 (9.01%) SQLAlchemy
7 9 (8.11%) scikit-learn
8 8 (7.21%) RESTful
9 7 (6.31%) Lambda Expressions
9 7 (6.31%) Node.js
10 5 (4.50%) OAuth
10 5 (4.50%) OAuth2
10 5 (4.50%) PySpark
10 5 (4.50%) pytest
10 5 (4.50%) React
10 5 (4.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.93%) Fixed Income
2 17 (15.32%) Derivative
2 17 (15.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (14.41%) Equities
4 13 (11.71%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (7.21%) Hedge funds
5 8 (7.21%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (4.50%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (4.50%) Market Risk
7 4 (3.60%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.70%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.80%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.80%) User Experience
10 1 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.61%) Linux
2 10 (9.01%) Unix
3 1 (0.90%) Debian
3 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (43.24%) Microservices
3 43 (38.74%) DevOps
4 32 (28.83%) Software Engineering
5 25 (22.52%) Asset Management
6 23 (20.72%) Analytics
6 23 (20.72%) TDD
7 22 (19.82%) Data Science
8 14 (12.61%) Machine Learning
9 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.81%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (10.81%) Front End Development
11 11 (9.91%) Data Engineering
11 11 (9.91%) Kanban
12 10 (9.01%) Decision-Making
12 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure as Code
12 10 (9.01%) Pair Programming
13 9 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (8.11%) Scrum-ban
13 9 (8.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Python
2 39 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (25.23%) Java
4 22 (19.82%) SQL
5 18 (16.22%) R
6 5 (4.50%) Kotlin
7 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.70%) C++
8 3 (2.70%) Go
8 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.70%) VBA
9 2 (1.80%) C#
9 2 (1.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) PhD
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (31.53%) Kubernetes
2 20 (18.02%) Terraform
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Google
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle
2 5 (4.50%) Sybase
3 3 (2.70%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter