The median contractor rate for a Senior Python Developer was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 409 414
Rank change year-on-year +51 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 54 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.088% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.092% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 5
Median daily rate £540 £425 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.05% -34.61%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in London

Senior Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Python Developer in London

Senior Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Python Developer in London

Senior Python Developer
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 Senior Python Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +20 23 £625 +45.34%
Feltham - 1 £460 -
Heathrow - 1 £600 -
Senior Python Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 87 (100.00%) Python
2 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (40.23%) TDD
4 32 (36.78%) Finance
5 28 (32.18%) Java
6 25 (28.74%) Django
6 25 (28.74%) Node.js
7 22 (25.29%) Software Delivery
8 21 (24.14%) DevOps
9 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
9 20 (22.99%) Pair Programming
10 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
10 18 (20.69%) MySQL
10 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 18 (20.69%) RESTful
11 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
12 16 (18.39%) Go
12 16 (18.39%) Microservices
12 16 (18.39%) BDD
13 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (14.94%) SQL
15 13 (14.94%) Docker
15 13 (14.94%) Flask
15 13 (14.94%) Scala
16 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
16 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
16 12 (13.79%) Big Data
16 12 (13.79%) Scrum
16 12 (13.79%) Investment Management

Senior Python Developer 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 6 (6.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.30%) Apache
3 2 (2.30%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.30%) SAS
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.30%) GitHub
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.99%) NoSQL
2 18 (20.69%) MySQL
3 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
4 15 (17.24%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (13.79%) Big Data
6 10 (11.49%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.75%) Apache Hive
8 5 (5.75%) HBase
8 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (3.45%) Redis
10 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.60%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) Mockito
5 2 (2.30%) Bower
5 2 (2.30%) Grunt
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.15%) Selenium
6 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (36.78%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.05%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.90%) Electronics
4 6 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.90%) Marketing
5 5 (5.75%) Front Office
6 2 (2.30%) Games
6 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.30%) Retail
7 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) Django
1 25 (28.74%) Node.js
2 18 (20.69%) RESTful
3 13 (14.94%) Flask
4 11 (12.64%) HTML
5 9 (10.34%) Web Services
6 8 (9.20%) CSS
7 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
8 6 (6.90%) jQuery
9 4 (4.60%) Celery
9 4 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (3.45%) Akka
10 3 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (3.45%) Kafka
10 3 (3.45%) Middleware
10 3 (3.45%) NumPy
10 3 (3.45%) Pandas
10 3 (3.45%) REST
10 3 (3.45%) RxJava
10 3 (3.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Algorithms
1 5 (5.75%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.60%) Derivative
2 4 (4.60%) Fintech
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Equities
3 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.45%) Life Science
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.30%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.15%) Blog
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.23%) TDD
3 22 (25.29%) Software Delivery
4 21 (24.14%) DevOps
5 20 (22.99%) Pair Programming
6 16 (18.39%) BDD
6 16 (18.39%) Microservices
7 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (13.79%) Investment Management
8 12 (13.79%) Scrum
9 11 (12.64%) Web Development
10 10 (11.49%) Continuous Deployment
10 10 (11.49%) Data Modelling
10 10 (11.49%) OO
10 10 (11.49%) Test Automation
10 10 (11.49%) User Stories
11 8 (9.20%) Parallel Processing
12 7 (8.05%) Kanban
13 6 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) Python
2 28 (32.18%) Java
3 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.39%) Go
5 13 (14.94%) Scala
5 13 (14.94%) SQL
6 3 (3.45%) C++
6 3 (3.45%) Ruby
7 2 (2.30%) C
8 1 (1.15%) C#
8 1 (1.15%) Lua
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) R
8 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 3 (3.45%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) MiFID
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 10 (11.49%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.75%) Oozie
3 4 (4.60%) Kibana
3 4 (4.60%) logstash
4 3 (3.45%) Grafana
5 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.15%) Ansible
6 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (6.90%) SAP
2 4 (4.60%) AppDynamics
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle
2 4 (4.60%) Splunk
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian