Its popularity is directly linked to the rise of interest to techniques of machine learning, Python code is used in research projects and in other spheres, including finances.
As recently reported Business Insider, British bank corporation Barclays in order to educate traders how to program on Python developed internal blogs and recommendations.
It is considered that these skills will enable company launch own projects in post-trade and quantitative analysis. Barclays initiative is linked with extreme shortage of financial analysts and specialists in quantitative analysis (“quanta”).
Majority of questions on Python relate to pandas that is a high-level library of data analysis. In 2017 tag, #pandas got the highest number of marks. In addition, many questions focused on web-framework Django.