The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
London / Hammersmith
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Python 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hammersmith 8.33% 12.20% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 50.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £518 £462 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +3.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hammersmith
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 15 10 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hammersmith 41.67% 24.39% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 7
Median daily rate £518 £435 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.96% -7.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Hammersmith

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hammersmith citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Hammersmith

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hammersmith region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RavenDB
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) NServiceBus
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hammersmith 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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) NServiceBus
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RavenDB
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk