The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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.

Python Developer
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 247 253
Rank change year-on-year +46 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 53 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 5 22
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £331 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £440 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Python Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 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
Surrey +36 29 £425 +30.76% 1
Oxfordshire +2 15 £356 +4.77% 3
West Sussex - 8 £450 -
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
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 23 June 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 86 (100.00%) Python
2 58 (67.44%) Django
3 41 (47.67%) Web Development
4 33 (38.37%) Linux
5 31 (36.05%) Web Services
6 30 (34.88%) REST
7 29 (33.72%) Finance
8 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
9 24 (27.91%) Oracle
10 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
11 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
12 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (18.60%) HTML
13 16 (18.60%) Unix
14 15 (17.44%) SQL
14 15 (17.44%) CSS
14 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (15.12%) TDD
16 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
17 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (12.79%) DevOps
17 11 (12.79%) Java
18 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (10.47%) Ansible
20 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
20 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 8 (9.30%) Flask
21 7 (8.14%) Prototyping
21 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
21 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared

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 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.33%) Facebook Platform
2 2 (2.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) HTTP
1 6 (6.98%) ICMP
1 6 (6.98%) SSH
1 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.81%) Big Data
4 5 (5.81%) MySQL
5 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.49%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.49%) Redis
7 2 (2.33%) Power BI
8 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.81%) JIRA
4 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.33%) MSTest
5 2 (2.33%) NUnit
6 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.16%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.16%) Electronics
2 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (67.44%) Django
2 31 (36.05%) Web Services
3 30 (34.88%) REST
4 16 (18.60%) HTML
5 15 (17.44%) CSS
6 8 (9.30%) Flask
7 5 (5.81%) JSON
7 5 (5.81%) XML
8 4 (4.65%) Celery
9 3 (3.49%) .NET
9 3 (3.49%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.33%) Pyramid
10 2 (2.33%) Qt
10 2 (2.33%) SOAP
10 2 (2.33%) XSLT
11 1 (1.16%) Dropwizard
11 1 (1.16%) Node.js
11 1 (1.16%) PyQt
11 1 (1.16%) PySide
11 1 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.33%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.37%) Linux
2 16 (18.60%) Unix
3 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.14%) CentOS
5 6 (6.98%) Debian
5 6 (6.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) Web Development
2 18 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.12%) TDD
5 11 (12.79%) DevOps
6 7 (8.14%) Prototyping
7 6 (6.98%) BDD
7 6 (6.98%) Machine Learning
7 6 (6.98%) OO
7 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.81%) Open Source
9 4 (4.65%) API Design
9 4 (4.65%) ETL
9 4 (4.65%) Microservices
9 4 (4.65%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.65%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.49%) API Development
10 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.49%) Functional Programming
11 2 (2.33%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Python
2 28 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.44%) SQL
4 11 (12.79%) Java
5 6 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.81%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) C
8 2 (2.33%) C#
8 2 (2.33%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.33%) R
9 1 (1.16%) Cython
9 1 (1.16%) Jython
9 1 (1.16%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.49%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Ansible
2 6 (6.98%) SELinux
3 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Oracle
2 2 (2.33%) Facebook
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.33%) Sun
2 2 (2.33%) Twitter
3 1 (1.16%) Samsung
3 1 (1.16%) Sybase