Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 329 335
Rank change year-on-year +60 +6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 110 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 23 41
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £357 £313 £270
90th Percentile £530 £513 £450
England median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
South East median hourly rate £19.30 - £47.50
10th Percentile £9.73 - £43.75
90th Percentile £21.95 - £51.25
England median hourly rate £36.25 £40.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.49% -4.71% +9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15904 15621 18300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.95% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9440 9298 10742
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 772 917
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in the South East

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in the South East

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in the South East

Python Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python Developer in the South East

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Surrey +43 64 £425 -8.11% 1
Thames Valley -6 32 £450 +2.86% 11
Berkshire +2 21 £625 +38.89% 7
Oxfordshire +12 10 £406 +80.56% 4
Hampshire +5 5 £450 -7.69% 2
East Sussex +4 3 £375 - 2
West Sussex -3 3 £450 +69.81%
Middlesex +7 2 £500 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -25 1 - -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 South East region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 110 (100.00%) Python
2 69 (62.73%) Linux
3 60 (54.55%) Django
4 54 (49.09%) Git (software)
5 51 (46.36%) Web Development
6 49 (44.55%) JavaScript
7 48 (43.64%) Oracle
8 45 (40.91%) CSS
9 44 (40.00%) Web Services
9 44 (40.00%) HTML
10 43 (39.09%) Relational Database
11 41 (37.27%) REST
11 41 (37.27%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (34.55%) Jenkins
13 33 (30.00%) Finance
14 23 (20.91%) C++
15 22 (20.00%) C
15 22 (20.00%) TDD
16 20 (18.18%) Java
17 19 (17.27%) Unix
17 19 (17.27%) Big Data
18 17 (15.45%) NumPy
19 16 (14.55%) OO
19 16 (14.55%) SQL
20 15 (13.64%) XML
21 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
22 13 (11.82%) SciPy
23 12 (10.91%) RESTful
23 12 (10.91%) JSON
23 12 (10.91%) Computer Science

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (9.09%) Apache Airflow
1 10 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 10 (9.09%) Luigi
2 2 (1.82%) Jupyter
2 2 (1.82%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
3 1 (0.91%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (0.91%) nginx
3 1 (0.91%) Tornado
3 1 (0.91%) uWSGI
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (39.09%) Relational Database
2 19 (17.27%) Big Data
3 11 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 10 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 10 (9.09%) KNIME
5 8 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 8 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.64%) MySQL
7 3 (2.73%) GIS
7 3 (2.73%) MarkLogic
7 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (49.09%) Git (software)
2 38 (34.55%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.00%) Subversion
4 5 (4.55%) JIRA
5 3 (2.73%) JUnit
5 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.82%) MSTest
6 2 (1.82%) NUnit
6 2 (1.82%) PyCharm
6 2 (1.82%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.82%) Sahi
6 2 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) Appium
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.91%) GitLab
7 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.73%) Publishing
4 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (54.55%) Django
2 45 (40.91%) CSS
3 44 (40.00%) HTML
3 44 (40.00%) Web Services
4 41 (37.27%) REST
5 17 (15.45%) NumPy
6 15 (13.64%) XML
7 13 (11.82%) SciPy
8 12 (10.91%) JSON
8 12 (10.91%) Pandas
8 12 (10.91%) RESTful
9 6 (5.45%) Flask
10 4 (3.64%) Celery
10 4 (3.64%) jQuery
10 4 (3.64%) LESS
10 4 (3.64%) XSLT
11 1 (0.91%) .NET
11 1 (0.91%) Kafka
11 1 (0.91%) Node.js
11 1 (0.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.09%) Life Science
3 7 (6.36%) Algorithms
3 7 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.64%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.82%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.82%) Equities
6 2 (1.82%) Fintech
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 69 (62.73%) Linux
2 19 (17.27%) Unix
3 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.36%) Web Development
2 41 (37.27%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (20.00%) TDD
4 16 (14.55%) OO
5 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 11 (10.00%) OOP
7 10 (9.09%) Bioinformatics
7 10 (9.09%) Chemistry
7 10 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 10 (9.09%) Data Integration
8 9 (8.18%) Workflow
9 7 (6.36%) BDD
9 7 (6.36%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.45%) Refactoring
10 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.64%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (3.64%) Analytics
11 4 (3.64%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (3.64%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) Python
2 49 (44.55%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.91%) C++
4 22 (20.00%) C
5 20 (18.18%) Java
6 16 (14.55%) SQL
7 11 (10.00%) Perl
7 11 (10.00%) Ruby
8 5 (4.55%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) C#
9 3 (2.73%) MATLAB
9 3 (2.73%) XQuery
10 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.91%) Go
11 1 (0.91%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) PhD
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) Ansible
2 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) Oracle
2 10 (9.09%) Netezza
2 10 (9.09%) RapidMiner
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.91%) Facebook
4 1 (0.91%) Twitter