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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 28 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 27 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.47% 1.07% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.92% 3.09% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +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
181 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 43.41% 34.64% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 59 55
Median daily rate £425 £374 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% +22.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 - £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Linux
3 21 (60.00%) Ruby
4 20 (57.14%) Puppet
5 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
5 19 (54.29%) Jenkins
5 19 (54.29%) DevOps
6 18 (51.43%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
7 17 (48.57%) SQL
8 16 (45.71%) nginx
9 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (37.14%) Open Source
11 12 (34.29%) Java
11 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
11 12 (34.29%) MySQL
12 11 (31.43%) Oracle
12 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
12 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
12 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (28.57%) Windows
13 10 (28.57%) HTTP
13 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 10 (28.57%) LAMP
13 10 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
14 9 (25.71%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (25.71%) Travis CI

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 16 (45.71%) nginx
2 11 (31.43%) Tomcat
3 9 (25.71%) IIS
3 9 (25.71%) Jetty
3 9 (25.71%) SAS
3 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
4 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.71%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.86%) Confluence
6 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (17.14%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 9 (25.71%) DHCP
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) FTP
2 9 (25.71%) IPsec
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) MongoDB
2 18 (51.43%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (34.29%) MySQL
4 9 (25.71%) Apache Hive
4 9 (25.71%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
4 9 (25.71%) HBase
4 9 (25.71%) Pentaho
5 7 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.71%) Big Data
6 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (31.43%) Git (software)
3 9 (25.71%) ERwin
3 9 (25.71%) Travis CI
4 6 (17.14%) Artifactory
4 6 (17.14%) GitLab
5 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.71%) jMock
6 2 (5.71%) JUnit
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (2.86%) Selenium
7 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (17.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Data Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Digital Director
6 3 (8.57%) Services Director
7 2 (5.71%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) LAMP
1 10 (28.57%) LEMP Stack
2 9 (25.71%) LAPP Stack
2 9 (25.71%) Servlets
3 6 (17.14%) MCollective
3 6 (17.14%) Sensu
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) Ext JS
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) JAXB
5 2 (5.71%) JDBC
5 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) JPA
5 2 (5.71%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 2 (5.71%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) Spring Integration
5 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (25.71%) Visualisation
2 6 (17.14%) Data Integration
3 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Unix
4 6 (17.14%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) DevOps
3 13 (37.14%) Open Source
4 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (25.71%) Data Architecture
5 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.71%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) Data Transformation
8 5 (14.29%) Data Management
8 5 (14.29%) Information Management
8 5 (14.29%) SFIA
9 4 (11.43%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (11.43%) Physical Data Model
10 2 (5.71%) AOP
10 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) Ruby
2 17 (48.57%) Bash Shell
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) C++
4 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
5 8 (22.86%) Go
6 6 (17.14%) Erlang
6 6 (17.14%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.86%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
2 6 (17.14%) Ceph
2 6 (17.14%) etcd
2 6 (17.14%) flannel
2 6 (17.14%) GlusterFS
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) Puppet
2 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (20.00%) Ansible
4 6 (17.14%) Graphite
4 6 (17.14%) HAProxy
4 6 (17.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
4 6 (17.14%) logstash
4 6 (17.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (5.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) CA
2 9 (25.71%) Informatica
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Tableau
3 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
4 2 (5.71%) Sybase