The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.48% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £725 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
173 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.72% 31.74% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 45 51
Average daily rate £375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £40.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Ruby
3 12 (52.17%) Perl
4 11 (47.83%) Unix
5 10 (43.48%) Java
5 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
6 8 (34.78%) Open Source
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
7 7 (30.43%) DevOps
7 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
8 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (21.74%) JIRA
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
9 5 (21.74%) nginx
9 5 (21.74%) C++
9 5 (21.74%) HTTP
9 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
10 4 (17.39%) Confluence
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
10 4 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
10 4 (17.39%) SNMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) nginx
3 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 3 (13.04%) SAS
5 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (8.70%) JBoss
5 2 (8.70%) Jetty
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (4.35%) IIS
6 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
2 4 (17.39%) SNMP
3 3 (13.04%) IMAP
3 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (8.70%) POP3
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) OpenVPN
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Hadoop
2 6 (26.09%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (17.39%) MySQL
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
5 3 (13.04%) Big Data
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) HBase
5 3 (13.04%) Pentaho
6 2 (8.70%) InfluxDB
6 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) ERwin
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) JMeter
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) JConsole
4 1 (4.35%) JProfiler
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) VisualVM
4 1 (4.35%) YourKit
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Director
3 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Services Director
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Middleware Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
1 4 (17.39%) LAMP
1 4 (17.39%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) ELK Stack
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (8.70%) Sensu
2 2 (8.70%) Velocity
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.35%) Django
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) JMS
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) PKI
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Debian
5 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Open Source
3 7 (30.43%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Programming
6 2 (8.70%) Information Management
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) SFIA
6 2 (8.70%) Web Operations
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Perl
1 12 (52.17%) Ruby
2 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
6 4 (17.39%) Korn
6 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.04%) R
8 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) C#
8 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
3 1 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) logstash
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.70%) Grafana
3 2 (8.70%) Kibana
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Uchiwa
4 1 (4.35%) Ansible
4 1 (4.35%) Cacti
4 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.35%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Pega
3 3 (13.04%) CA
3 3 (13.04%) Informatica
3 3 (13.04%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) New Relic
4 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.35%) Twitter