The median contractor rate for a Senior Python Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 614 595
Rank change year-on-year +86 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 62 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.046% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.049% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 14 17
Median daily rate £525 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% +4.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +19.35% +0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +50 54 £525 +23.52% 15
South West - 5 £450 -
East of England -5 2 £475 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Senior Python Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Python
2 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.96%) TDD
4 33 (31.13%) Django
5 32 (30.19%) Finance
6 31 (29.25%) Java
7 25 (23.58%) Node.js
8 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
9 22 (20.75%) MySQL
9 22 (20.75%) Software Delivery
10 21 (19.81%) Pair Programming
10 21 (19.81%) DevOps
11 20 (18.87%) NoSQL
11 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
12 18 (16.98%) RESTful
12 18 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (16.04%) Linux
13 17 (16.04%) BDD
13 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
14 16 (15.09%) Docker
14 16 (15.09%) Go
14 16 (15.09%) Microservices
14 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (14.15%) Flask
15 15 (14.15%) Big Data
15 15 (14.15%) SQL
16 14 (13.21%) HTML
16 14 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (12.26%) Scala
17 13 (12.26%) Test Automation

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 7 (6.60%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.89%) Apache
3 2 (1.89%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (1.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.89%) GitHub
4 2 (1.89%) PaaS
5 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) MySQL
2 20 (18.87%) NoSQL
3 18 (16.98%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (16.04%) Relational Database
5 15 (14.15%) Big Data
6 10 (9.43%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.55%) Hadoop
8 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
9 5 (4.72%) Apache Hive
9 5 (4.72%) HBase
10 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
11 3 (2.83%) Redis
11 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
12 2 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.72%) JIRA
4 3 (2.83%) Mockito
4 3 (2.83%) Selenium
5 2 (1.89%) Bower
5 2 (1.89%) Grunt
6 1 (0.94%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.94%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.94%) Codeship
6 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.60%) Electronics
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.66%) Marketing
5 4 (3.77%) Front Office
6 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.83%) Retail
7 2 (1.89%) Games
8 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.13%) Django
2 25 (23.58%) Node.js
3 18 (16.98%) RESTful
4 15 (14.15%) Flask
5 14 (13.21%) HTML
6 11 (10.38%) CSS
6 11 (10.38%) Web Services
7 8 (7.55%) jQuery
8 7 (6.60%) AngularJS
9 6 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.72%) Celery
11 4 (3.77%) LAMP
11 4 (3.77%) REST
12 3 (2.83%) Ajax
12 3 (2.83%) CSS3
12 3 (2.83%) JSON
12 3 (2.83%) Middleware
12 3 (2.83%) NumPy
12 3 (2.83%) Pandas
12 3 (2.83%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Life Science
2 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.77%) Derivative
3 4 (3.77%) Fintech
3 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) Equities
5 2 (1.89%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.94%) Blog
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.77%) Unix
4 1 (0.94%) Android
4 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.96%) TDD
3 22 (20.75%) Software Delivery
4 21 (19.81%) DevOps
4 21 (19.81%) Pair Programming
5 17 (16.04%) BDD
6 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (15.09%) Microservices
7 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
8 12 (11.32%) Investment Management
8 12 (11.32%) Scrum
8 12 (11.32%) Web Development
9 11 (10.38%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 10 (9.43%) User Stories
11 9 (8.49%) OO
12 8 (7.55%) Analytics
12 8 (7.55%) Parallel Processing
13 7 (6.60%) Kanban
14 6 (5.66%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) Python
2 31 (29.25%) Java
3 23 (21.70%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.09%) Go
5 15 (14.15%) SQL
6 13 (12.26%) Scala
7 4 (3.77%) C++
7 4 (3.77%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) C
9 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) C#
9 1 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.94%) Lua
9 1 (0.94%) Perl
9 1 (0.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.94%) R
9 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) Degree
3 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) MiFID
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) EMIR
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 16 (15.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.72%) Oozie
3 4 (3.77%) Kibana
3 4 (3.77%) logstash
4 3 (2.83%) Grafana
5 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.94%) Ansible
6 1 (0.94%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (5.66%) SAP
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) AppDynamics
3 4 (3.77%) Splunk
4 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.94%) Apigee
5 1 (0.94%) Samsung