The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Python 12 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.01% 1.43% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 3.77% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £525 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +250.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
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
206 106 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.63% 37.99% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 66 39
Median daily rate £425 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Python.

1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (75.00%) Linux
3 26 (72.22%) Ruby
4 24 (66.67%) Puppet
5 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
6 22 (61.11%) DevOps
7 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
8 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
8 19 (52.78%) nginx
8 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (47.22%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (41.67%) MySQL
11 14 (38.89%) SQL
11 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
11 14 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (36.11%) LEMP Stack
12 13 (36.11%) LAPP Stack
12 13 (36.11%) Travis CI
12 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
12 13 (36.11%) LAMP
12 13 (36.11%) Jetty
12 13 (36.11%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (36.11%) Windows
12 13 (36.11%) Servlets
12 13 (36.11%) IIS
12 13 (36.11%) DHCP
12 13 (36.11%) FTP
12 13 (36.11%) HTTP
12 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 19 (52.78%) nginx
2 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
3 13 (36.11%) IIS
3 13 (36.11%) Jetty
3 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
4 6 (16.67%) SAS
5 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.78%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (36.11%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DHCP
1 13 (36.11%) DNS
1 13 (36.11%) FTP
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
1 13 (36.11%) IPsec
1 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 19 (52.78%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (41.67%) MySQL
4 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
5 6 (16.67%) Apache Hive
5 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 6 (16.67%) HBase
5 6 (16.67%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.56%) Big Data
6 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (63.89%) Jenkins
2 13 (36.11%) Travis CI
3 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 6 (16.67%) ERwin
4 6 (16.67%) GitLab
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.56%) jMock
6 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Maven
6 2 (5.56%) Mockito
7 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) JIRA
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
7 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Data Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Director
8 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Specialist
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) LAMP
1 13 (36.11%) LAPP Stack
1 13 (36.11%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (36.11%) Servlets
2 6 (16.67%) MCollective
2 6 (16.67%) Sensu
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) Ext JS
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) JAXB
4 2 (5.56%) JDBC
4 2 (5.56%) JMS
4 2 (5.56%) JPA
4 2 (5.56%) jQuery
4 2 (5.56%) JSON
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Spring Integration
4 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.67%) Data Integration
1 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 4 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Unix
4 6 (16.67%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) DevOps
3 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
6 7 (19.44%) Scrum
7 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 6 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 6 (16.67%) Data Transformation
7 6 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (8.33%) Data Management
9 3 (8.33%) Information Management
9 3 (8.33%) SFIA
10 2 (5.56%) AOP
10 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) Ruby
2 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.22%) Go
6 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 6 (16.67%) C++
7 6 (16.67%) Erlang
7 6 (16.67%) Perl
8 2 (5.56%) C#
8 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.78%) C
9 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 6 (16.67%) Ceph
2 6 (16.67%) etcd
2 6 (16.67%) flannel
2 6 (16.67%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 24 (66.67%) Puppet
2 17 (47.22%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (22.22%) Ansible
4 6 (16.67%) Graphite
4 6 (16.67%) HAProxy
4 6 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 6 (16.67%) logstash
4 6 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (16.67%) rkt
5 2 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) CA
3 6 (16.67%) Informatica
3 6 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.56%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Siebel
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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