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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 39 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing Python 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.92% 1.87% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 5.07% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Median daily rate £500 £450 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +200.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
227 138 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 51.01% 36.90% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 92 47
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £17.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% +12.12%
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) Ruby
2 26 (66.67%) Linux
3 24 (61.54%) Puppet
4 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
4 22 (56.41%) DevOps
4 22 (56.41%) nginx
5 20 (51.28%) MongoDB
6 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
8 17 (43.59%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (41.03%) MySQL
10 14 (35.90%) SQL
10 14 (35.90%) Java
10 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
10 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
11 13 (33.33%) Travis CI
11 13 (33.33%) Mongrel
11 13 (33.33%) WebSphere
11 13 (33.33%) Jetty
11 13 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (33.33%) Windows
11 13 (33.33%) Servlets
11 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 13 (33.33%) IIS
11 13 (33.33%) DHCP
11 13 (33.33%) FTP

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 22 (56.41%) nginx
2 14 (35.90%) Tomcat
3 13 (33.33%) IIS
3 13 (33.33%) Jetty
3 13 (33.33%) Mongrel
3 13 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (15.38%) SAS
5 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
6 3 (7.69%) Apache
7 1 (2.56%) CloudStack
7 1 (2.56%) Confluence
7 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (15.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.56%) IaaS
4 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) DHCP
1 13 (33.33%) DNS
1 13 (33.33%) FTP
1 13 (33.33%) HTTP
1 13 (33.33%) IPsec
1 13 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) MongoDB
2 19 (48.72%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (41.03%) MySQL
4 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
5 6 (15.38%) Apache Hive
5 6 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
5 6 (15.38%) HBase
5 6 (15.38%) Pentaho
6 2 (5.13%) Big Data
7 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Jenkins
2 13 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) Artifactory
4 6 (15.38%) ERwin
4 6 (15.38%) GitLab
5 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) jMock
6 1 (2.56%) JUnit
6 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.56%) Maven
6 1 (2.56%) Mockito
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
6 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (35.90%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (15.38%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Data Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (7.69%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Digital Director
8 1 (2.56%) Middleware Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Test Specialist
8 1 (2.56%) Services Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) LAMP
1 13 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
1 13 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (33.33%) Servlets
2 6 (15.38%) MCollective
2 6 (15.38%) Sensu
3 5 (12.82%) jQuery
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
4 4 (10.26%) Web Services
5 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.69%) Backbone.js
5 3 (7.69%) Ember.js
5 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 3 (7.69%) React
5 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 3 (7.69%) XHTML
6 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.38%) Data Integration
1 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Unix
4 6 (15.38%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (56.41%) DevOps
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (23.08%) Open Source
5 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Data Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.38%) Data Transformation
6 6 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (10.26%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (10.26%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) Information Management
8 3 (7.69%) SFIA
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) Ruby
2 18 (46.15%) Bash Shell
3 14 (35.90%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.51%) Go
5 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
6 6 (15.38%) C++
6 6 (15.38%) Erlang
6 6 (15.38%) Perl
7 5 (12.82%) C#
7 5 (12.82%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
2 6 (15.38%) Ceph
2 6 (15.38%) etcd
2 6 (15.38%) flannel
2 6 (15.38%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 24 (61.54%) Puppet
2 17 (43.59%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (20.51%) Ansible
4 6 (15.38%) Graphite
4 6 (15.38%) HAProxy
4 6 (15.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 6 (15.38%) logstash
4 6 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (15.38%) rkt
5 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) CA
3 6 (15.38%) Informatica
3 6 (15.38%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Siebel
5 1 (2.56%) Sybase