The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 33 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Python 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.74% 1.63% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Python
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.29% 40.76% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 25
Average daily rate £325 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Sheffield region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Sheffield region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Python
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Scala

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Scala