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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python Developer
England / South East
Rank 208 226 235
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 32 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.45% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 20
Median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 7272 8761 9239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4116 5354 4947
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 377 446
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Berkshire +19 11 £600 +71.42% 3
Oxfordshire -11 6 £438 - 6
Hampshire +14 5 £375 -2.59%
Surrey +12 5 £425 -12.82% 4
Buckinghamshire -10 4 £415 +18.57%
West Sussex - 1 - -
Python Developer
England

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 77 (100.00%) Python
2 39 (50.65%) Django
3 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
5 23 (29.87%) Linux
6 21 (27.27%) Java
7 18 (23.38%) DevOps
8 16 (20.78%) Flask
9 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
10 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
10 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (15.58%) Hadoop
10 12 (15.58%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 11 (14.29%) CentOS
11 11 (14.29%) Ansible
11 11 (14.29%) Prototyping
12 10 (12.99%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (12.99%) SELinux
12 10 (12.99%) Debian
12 10 (12.99%) SSH
12 10 (12.99%) Ubuntu
12 10 (12.99%) ICMP
12 10 (12.99%) Unix
12 10 (12.99%) SQL
12 10 (12.99%) HTTP
12 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
13 9 (11.69%) Web Services
13 9 (11.69%) HTML

Python Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.60%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) HTTP
1 10 (12.99%) ICMP
1 10 (12.99%) SSH
1 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Hadoop
1 12 (15.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.49%) Big Data
2 5 (6.49%) Redis
3 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.30%) HBase
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Games
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (50.65%) Django
2 16 (20.78%) Flask
3 9 (11.69%) HTML
3 9 (11.69%) Web Services
4 8 (10.39%) CSS
5 6 (7.79%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.49%) Pyramid
6 5 (6.49%) REST
7 4 (5.19%) Celery
7 4 (5.19%) jQuery
8 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.90%) Flash
8 3 (3.90%) Node.js
8 3 (3.90%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.60%) Ember.js
9 2 (2.60%) Pandas
9 2 (2.60%) React
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.60%) scikit-learn
10 1 (1.30%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.60%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile Games
3 2 (2.60%) Online Games
4 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.30%) iPhone
4 1 (1.30%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (14.29%) CentOS
4 10 (12.99%) Debian
4 10 (12.99%) Ubuntu
4 10 (12.99%) Unix
5 3 (3.90%) Windows
6 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) DevOps
3 11 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 8 (10.39%) Machine Learning
5 6 (7.79%) Open Source
5 6 (7.79%) TDD
6 5 (6.49%) BDD
6 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.49%) Scrum
6 5 (6.49%) Web Development
7 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.19%) OO
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.90%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (3.90%) Functional Programming
8 3 (3.90%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Statistics
8 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.90%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 21 (27.27%) Java
4 13 (16.88%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.99%) SQL
6 7 (9.09%) R
7 4 (5.19%) C
7 4 (5.19%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.90%) Cython
8 3 (3.90%) Scala
9 2 (2.60%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) F#
10 1 (1.30%) Go
10 1 (1.30%) Jython
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Ansible
2 10 (12.99%) SELinux
3 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.90%) Cloudera
2 3 (3.90%) VMware
3 2 (2.60%) Facebook
3 2 (2.60%) Sun
3 2 (2.60%) Twitter
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Samsung
4 1 (1.30%) Sybase
Redhill, Surrey
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Rate: £425 per day
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