Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Python Software Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 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.

Python Software Engineer
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 618 605 614
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 14 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.026% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £400 £429 £328
90th Percentile £625 £525 £584
England median daily rate £450 £475 £381
% change year-on-year -5.26% +24.59% +13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England median hourly rate - £39.25 £43.25
% change year-on-year - -9.25% +15.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44252 42345 44555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.99% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32037 30120 31401
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 553 693
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.57
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Python Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Software Engineer in London

Python Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Software Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 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
Central London -6 3 £463 - 3
West London -7 2 £450 -3.74%
Python Software Engineer
England

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Python Software Engineer 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 London region featuring Python Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
5 3 (21.43%) DevOps
5 3 (21.43%) Microservices
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (14.29%) PostGIS
6 2 (14.29%) Fedora
6 2 (14.29%) GIS
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) MySQL
6 2 (14.29%) XSL

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) BrowserStack
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) MariaDB
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.14%) Bower
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) JSON
2 3 (21.43%) REST
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) PostGIS
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) NumPy
4 1 (7.14%) Pandas
4 1 (7.14%) RxJava
4 1 (7.14%) SciPy
4 1 (7.14%) Scrapy
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Currency
1 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Robotics
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (7.14%) Video on Demand
1 1 (7.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) CentOS
3 2 (14.29%) Fedora
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 1 (7.14%) Logistic Regression
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Go
5 1 (7.14%) Kotlin
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) logstash
2 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (7.14%) Greenplum
3 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
3 1 (7.14%) Netezza
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) VMware