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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 16 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Python 33 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.24% 1.87% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 4.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
165 177 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 46.22% 41.45% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 124 47
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £16.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.09% -58.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017, 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 43 (66.15%) Ruby
2 41 (63.08%) Linux
3 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (50.77%) Java
5 25 (38.46%) Puppet
6 24 (36.92%) DevOps
7 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
8 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
8 18 (27.69%) Web Development
8 18 (27.69%) HTML
8 18 (27.69%) Unix
9 17 (26.15%) CSS
9 17 (26.15%) Configuration Management
10 16 (24.62%) Web Services
10 16 (24.62%) HTTP
11 15 (23.08%) TDD
11 15 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (18.46%) Ansible
12 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
12 12 (18.46%) Salt
12 12 (18.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (16.92%) Open Source
13 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
13 11 (16.92%) Finance
14 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
14 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.38%) Docker
15 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
15 9 (13.85%) JavaScript

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 7 (10.77%) Apache Spark
1 7 (10.77%) SAS
2 6 (9.23%) Confluence
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) nginx
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) IaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (24.62%) HTTP
2 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.77%) SSL
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Apache Hive
1 8 (12.31%) Big Data
1 8 (12.31%) Hadoop
1 8 (12.31%) HBase
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
2 7 (10.77%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.69%) DataStage
4 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.15%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.08%) Spark SQL
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
7 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.23%) JIRA
3 6 (9.23%) Subversion
4 4 (6.15%) GoCD
4 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.62%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.08%) jMock
6 2 (3.08%) JUnit
6 2 (3.08%) Mockito
6 2 (3.08%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.54%) Selenium
7 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.54%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Developer
2 17 (26.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Big Data Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Java Technical Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Unix Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) ETL Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Linux Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.08%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) HTML
2 17 (26.15%) CSS
3 16 (24.62%) Web Services
4 7 (10.77%) XML
5 5 (7.69%) RESTful
6 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.62%) Node.js
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Tez
8 2 (3.08%) J2EE
8 2 (3.08%) jQuery
8 2 (3.08%) Middleware
8 2 (3.08%) PowerMock
8 2 (3.08%) React
8 2 (3.08%) REST
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.08%) SOAP
8 2 (3.08%) Spring
9 1 (1.54%) Ajax
9 1 (1.54%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) Blog
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (63.08%) Linux
2 18 (27.69%) Unix
3 10 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (36.92%) DevOps
3 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.69%) Web Development
5 17 (26.15%) Configuration Management
6 15 (23.08%) TDD
7 12 (18.46%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (18.46%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.92%) Open Source
9 8 (12.31%) Kanban
9 8 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (12.31%) Scrum
9 8 (12.31%) Web Design
10 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
10 7 (10.77%) MapReduce
10 7 (10.77%) Product Management
11 6 (9.23%) Prototyping
11 6 (9.23%) Software Architecture
11 6 (9.23%) User Stories
12 5 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) Ruby
2 33 (50.77%) Java
3 18 (27.69%) Bash Shell
4 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 6 (9.23%) Perl
7 3 (4.62%) C#
7 3 (4.62%) PHP
7 3 (4.62%) Scala
8 2 (3.08%) Go
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (6.15%) HDFS
2 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (38.46%) Puppet
2 15 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (18.46%) Ansible
3 12 (18.46%) Salt
4 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.08%) Terraform
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.54%) Nagios
6 1 (1.54%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Ab Initio
2 6 (9.23%) VMware
3 5 (7.69%) Informatica
4 4 (6.15%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 3 (4.62%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.54%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.54%) New Relic
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.54%) Splunk
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