Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for pytest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited pytest over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

pytest
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 744 841 841
Rank change year-on-year +97 0 +47
Contract jobs citing pytest 48 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.026% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.073% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 8
England median daily rate £475 £573 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.03% +14.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £459 £460
90th Percentile £688 £700 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £573 £500
% change year-on-year -17.03% +14.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £22.50 -

pytest is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 25,271 32,791 29,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.41% 35.48% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,748 23,340 20,508
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 318 372
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +5.31% +9.59%
10th Percentile £19.33 £15.25 £16.85
90th Percentile £66.50 £59.13 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £44.02 £41.77 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.40% +4.41% +10.34%

pytest
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing pytest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for pytest in England

pytest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing pytest in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for pytest in England

pytest
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing pytest in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for pytest in England

pytest
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing pytest within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +67 29 £550 -3.93% 3
Yorkshire - 11 £335 -
North of England - 11 £335 -
South East +31 8 £450 - 1
pytest
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing pytest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for pytest.

1 48 (100.00%) Python
2 32 (66.67%) AWS
3 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 25 (52.08%) Machine Learning
5 24 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 23 (47.92%) Pandas
6 23 (47.92%) Java
7 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
7 22 (45.83%) Test Automation
7 22 (45.83%) Analytics
8 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (43.75%) PySpark
9 20 (41.67%) Data Science
9 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
10 19 (39.58%) Web Services
11 18 (37.50%) Microservices
12 16 (33.33%) Amazon S3
12 16 (33.33%) BDD
12 16 (33.33%) Kubernetes
13 15 (31.25%) GitLab
13 15 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (29.17%) Finance
14 14 (29.17%) J2EE
14 14 (29.17%) AWS Certification
14 14 (29.17%) Artifactory
14 14 (29.17%) Amazon SQS
14 14 (29.17%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (29.17%) Terraform
14 14 (29.17%) AWS Fargate
14 14 (29.17%) Amazon Athena

pytest
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (20.83%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.17%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 32 (66.67%) AWS
2 16 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 14 (29.17%) Amazon ECS
3 14 (29.17%) Amazon SQS
3 14 (29.17%) AWS Fargate
3 14 (29.17%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (29.17%) Serverless
4 11 (22.92%) Azure
5 8 (16.67%) SaaS
6 4 (8.33%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.17%) GCP
8 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.08%) Datadog
8 1 (2.08%) GitHub
8 1 (2.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (29.17%) Amazon Athena
3 8 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (31.25%) GitLab
3 14 (29.17%) Artifactory
4 13 (27.08%) Pylint
4 13 (27.08%) Selenium
5 10 (20.83%) JIRA
6 8 (16.67%) Bitbucket
6 8 (16.67%) Sourcetree
7 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.17%) PyCharm
9 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.08%) Babel
10 1 (2.08%) Calabash
10 1 (2.08%) Capybara
10 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.08%) TestRail
10 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.08%) Wing IDE
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Developer
1 19 (39.58%) Python Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 16 (33.33%) Data Engineer
4 14 (29.17%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (22.92%) Data Scientist
6 9 (18.75%) Automation Tester
6 9 (18.75%) Tester
7 8 (16.67%) Agile Developer
7 8 (16.67%) SQL Developer
8 7 (14.58%) AWS Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) Programmer
9 4 (8.33%) Python Programmer
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Tester
10 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Senior Python Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Pandas
2 21 (43.75%) PySpark
3 19 (39.58%) Web Services
4 14 (29.17%) J2EE
5 11 (22.92%) Gherkin
6 9 (18.75%) REST
6 9 (18.75%) RESTful
7 8 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (16.67%) React
7 8 (16.67%) Redux
8 5 (10.42%) NumPy
9 3 (6.25%) TensorFlow
10 2 (4.17%) Lambda Expressions
10 2 (4.17%) SciPy
11 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
11 1 (2.08%) Django
11 1 (2.08%) Flask
11 1 (2.08%) HTML5
11 1 (2.08%) Matplotlib
11 1 (2.08%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Life Science
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.08%) STB
3 1 (2.08%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 25 (52.08%) Machine Learning
3 22 (45.83%) Analytics
3 22 (45.83%) Test Automation
4 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (41.67%) Data Science
6 18 (37.50%) Microservices
7 16 (33.33%) BDD
8 15 (31.25%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Web Development
11 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.67%) Data Analytics
11 8 (16.67%) SDLC
11 8 (16.67%) Task Automation
12 7 (14.58%) DevOps
13 6 (12.50%) Scrum
14 5 (10.42%) TDD
15 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
5 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) ES6
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) AWS Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 14 (29.17%) Terraform
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Splunk
2 5 (10.42%) Google
3 4 (8.33%) Databricks