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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 28 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.46% - 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
85 99 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.99% 38.98% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 88
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.44 £28.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.28% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 17 September 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (50.00%) qmail
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
1 2 (50.00%) qmail
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) SAP