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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 19 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Python 31 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.89% 2.07% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.32% 5.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 0
Median daily rate £450 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%

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
179 167 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.55% 38.48% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 116 35
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (57.14%) Ruby
2 29 (51.79%) Linux
3 26 (46.43%) Java
4 21 (37.50%) Puppet
5 20 (35.71%) DevOps
6 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (26.79%) Bash Shell
7 15 (26.79%) Web Services
8 14 (25.00%) HTML
8 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (21.43%) TDD
10 12 (21.43%) HTTP
10 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
11 10 (17.86%) CSS
11 10 (17.86%) Web Development
11 10 (17.86%) Ansible
11 10 (17.86%) Salt
11 10 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
12 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (16.07%) Unix
12 9 (16.07%) SQL
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
13 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.29%) MySQL
13 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (14.29%) Scrum

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 7 (12.50%) nginx
1 7 (12.50%) SAS
2 6 (10.71%) Confluence
3 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.14%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) Jetty
5 2 (3.57%) Mongrel
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) IaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) HTTP
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) FTP
3 2 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 8 (14.29%) Big Data
1 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 8 (14.29%) HBase
1 8 (14.29%) MySQL
1 8 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.93%) DataStage
4 4 (7.14%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) Spark SQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.71%) JIRA
4 5 (8.93%) Subversion
5 3 (5.36%) Maven
6 2 (3.57%) DbUnit
6 2 (3.57%) GoCD
6 2 (3.57%) jMock
6 2 (3.57%) JUnit
6 2 (3.57%) Mockito
6 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Big Data Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.14%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Java Technical Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.36%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Unix Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) ETL Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.57%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Web Services
2 14 (25.00%) HTML
3 10 (17.86%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) RESTful
5 7 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.50%) XML
6 5 (8.93%) jQuery
6 5 (8.93%) Node.js
7 4 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 4 (7.14%) Ember.js
7 4 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (7.14%) React
7 4 (7.14%) XHTML
8 2 (3.57%) J2EE
8 2 (3.57%) LAMP
8 2 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (3.57%) Middleware
8 2 (3.57%) Servlets
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
8 2 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Blog
1 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) DevOps
3 18 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 10 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (17.86%) Web Development
6 8 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 8 (14.29%) Kanban
6 8 (14.29%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 7 (12.50%) MapReduce
7 7 (12.50%) Open Source
8 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.71%) Product Management
8 6 (10.71%) Prototyping
8 6 (10.71%) Software Architecture
8 6 (10.71%) User Stories
9 5 (8.93%) ETL
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Ruby
2 26 (46.43%) Java
3 15 (26.79%) Bash Shell
4 9 (16.07%) SQL
5 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.71%) C#
6 6 (10.71%) Perl
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
7 2 (3.57%) Go
7 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) HP ASE
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) HDFS
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (37.50%) Puppet
2 13 (23.21%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (17.86%) Ansible
3 10 (17.86%) Salt
4 4 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.57%) Terraform
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.79%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 6 (10.71%) VMware
3 5 (8.93%) Informatica
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) New Relic
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Siebel