Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 561 763 838
Rank change year-on-year +202 +75 -26
Contract jobs citing pytest 21 63 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.076% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.23% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 45 18
Median daily rate £425 £525 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £400 £433 £424
90th Percentile £524 £575 £621
UK median daily rate £425 £525 £506
% change year-on-year -19.05% +3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £57.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.48% +155.56% -47.06%
10th Percentile £42.00 £53.75 £21.75
90th Percentile £46.00 £61.25 £23.25
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £48.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -9.74% +116.67% -47.06%

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 12,913 27,341 30,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.82% 32.96% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,832 19,267 21,771
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £340 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 327
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.71 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.92% +3.41% +3.09%
10th Percentile £23.32 £18.50 £17.40
90th Percentile £63.00 £61.28 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.26
% change year-on-year -17.65% +0.57% +4.65%

pytest
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for pytest in England

pytest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing pytest in England.

Daily rate trend for pytest in England

pytest
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing pytest in England over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for pytest in England

pytest
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing pytest in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 28 May 2020. 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 +152 11 £425 -19.05%
South East +130 4 £400 -11.11%
East of England - 3 £400 -
South West - 2 £425 -
pytest
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 19 (90.48%) Python
2 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 12 (57.14%) BDD
3 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (47.62%) RESTful
4 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (38.10%) TDD
6 7 (33.33%) Java
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Django
7 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
8 5 (23.81%) Spring
8 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (23.81%) AWS
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle
9 4 (19.05%) DevOps
9 4 (19.05%) User Experience
9 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
10 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
10 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
10 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
10 3 (14.29%) Analytics
10 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
10 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (14.29%) NoSQL

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 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Spatial
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.52%) CloudFront
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (9.52%) RSpec
5 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.76%) git-flow
5 1 (4.76%) Postman
5 1 (4.76%) Pylint
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) Sourcetree
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
1 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) Python Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Django Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Python/Django Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Python Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) RESTful
2 7 (33.33%) Django
3 5 (23.81%) Spring
3 5 (23.81%) Spring Boot
4 3 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (14.29%) JPA
4 3 (14.29%) React
5 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
5 2 (9.52%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) OAuth
5 2 (9.52%) OAuth2
5 2 (9.52%) OpenID
6 1 (4.76%) Flask
6 1 (4.76%) Pandas
6 1 (4.76%) Redux
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) BDD
2 11 (52.38%) Test Automation
3 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
7 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (14.29%) ETL
7 3 (14.29%) Microservices
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
8 2 (9.52%) Code Coverage
8 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (9.52%) Iteration Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) Java 8
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) VB
3 3 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) Go
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) R
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
1 2 (9.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Kibana
2 2 (9.52%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Talend
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk