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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 23 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 33 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.46% 2.97% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.01% 8.90% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 2
Median daily rate £480 £493 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +69.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
194 146 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 37.96% 33.33% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 51
Median daily rate £450 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.61% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (57.45%) Ruby
3 22 (46.81%) Linux
3 22 (46.81%) Puppet
3 22 (46.81%) DevOps
4 21 (44.68%) Java
5 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
6 15 (31.91%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (29.79%) HTTP
7 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
8 12 (25.53%) nginx
9 11 (23.40%) Ansible
9 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (21.28%) Web Services
11 9 (19.15%) SQL
11 9 (19.15%) MySQL
11 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
12 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
12 8 (17.02%) Unix
12 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
12 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (17.02%) TDD
13 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
13 7 (14.89%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (14.89%) Jetty
13 7 (14.89%) DHCP
13 7 (14.89%) FTP
13 7 (14.89%) Windows
13 7 (14.89%) Servlets

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 12 (25.53%) nginx
2 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.89%) IIS
3 7 (14.89%) Jetty
3 7 (14.89%) Mongrel
3 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
4 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
4 6 (12.77%) Confluence
4 6 (12.77%) SAS
5 4 (8.51%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.26%) GitHub
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) HTTP
1 14 (29.79%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.89%) DHCP
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) FTP
2 7 (14.89%) IPsec
3 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.89%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (12.77%) Apache Hive
4 6 (12.77%) Big Data
4 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
4 6 (12.77%) HBase
5 5 (10.64%) DataStage
6 4 (8.51%) Data Lake
7 2 (4.26%) Pentaho
7 2 (4.26%) Spark SQL
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (2.13%) DB2
8 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.89%) Travis CI
3 6 (12.77%) JIRA
4 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.13%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) Selenium
6 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Big Data Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.51%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Unix Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.13%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) MySQL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Web Services
2 7 (14.89%) LAMP
2 7 (14.89%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (14.89%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (14.89%) Servlets
3 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 6 (12.77%) RESTful
4 5 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.64%) jQuery
4 5 (10.64%) XML
5 4 (8.51%) Backbone.js
5 4 (8.51%) Ember.js
5 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (8.51%) Node.js
5 4 (8.51%) React
5 4 (8.51%) XHTML
6 3 (6.38%) Middleware
7 2 (4.26%) Apache Tez
7 2 (4.26%) CSS
7 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Blog
1 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Unix
3 7 (14.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) DevOps
3 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (17.02%) TDD
6 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.77%) Kanban
6 6 (12.77%) MapReduce
6 6 (12.77%) Product Management
6 6 (12.77%) Prototyping
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) Software Architecture
6 6 (12.77%) User Stories
7 5 (10.64%) ETL
8 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.51%) Web Development
9 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) Ruby
2 21 (44.68%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) C#
6 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.77%) PHP
7 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) HP ASE
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) HDFS
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (46.81%) Puppet
2 15 (31.91%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (23.40%) Ansible
4 7 (14.89%) Salt
5 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.26%) Terraform
7 1 (2.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.64%) Informatica
3 5 (10.64%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) New Relic
5 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Siebel