Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 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.

Python
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 40 48
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Python 41 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 6.51% 4.14% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.52% 8.96% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 16
Sheffield median daily rate £535 £500 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% +0.76% +71.12%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £347
90th Percentile £638 £550 £569
South Yorkshire median daily rate £535 £500 £484
% change year-on-year +7.00% +3.36% +66.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 234 413 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 37.14% 46.20% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 314 181
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £268
90th Percentile £585 £571 £535
South Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -0.30% +17.86% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Sheffield median hourly rate - £45.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +160.87% -9.21%
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £38.75 £22.25
% change year-on-year - +74.16% -11.00%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Sheffield

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Sheffield

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Sheffield over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Sheffield

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Unix
3 20 (48.78%) Configuration Management
4 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
5 18 (43.90%) Mentoring
6 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (39.02%) Finance
6 16 (39.02%) HTTP
7 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (36.59%) DevOps
8 14 (34.15%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (34.15%) Java
9 13 (31.71%) Ruby
10 12 (29.27%) HTML
10 12 (29.27%) Perl
10 12 (29.27%) CSS
11 11 (26.83%) Mac OS X
11 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
11 11 (26.83%) Web Design
11 11 (26.83%) QA
11 11 (26.83%) Web Development
11 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
11 11 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
12 10 (24.39%) Puppet
12 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
13 9 (21.95%) Clustering
13 9 (21.95%) Visualisation
13 9 (21.95%) TDD

Python
Co-occurring 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 8 (19.51%) Confluence
1 8 (19.51%) nginx
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Slack
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) G Suite
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) NAS
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) Big Data
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) HBase
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.07%) JIRA
3 7 (17.07%) SonarQube
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.44%) GoCD
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) gulp
5 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Electronics
4 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
4 5 (12.20%) Marketing
4 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Administrator
6 5 (12.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Tester
7 4 (9.76%) Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Integration Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (9.76%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Tester
8 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) CSS
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (4.88%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) React
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Keras
3 1 (2.44%) LAMP
3 1 (2.44%) LESS
3 1 (2.44%) OAuth2
3 1 (2.44%) Sass
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) TensorFlow
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.88%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 25 (60.98%) Unix
3 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (26.83%) Mac OS X
5 8 (19.51%) Windows
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
6 5 (12.20%) Solaris
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Configuration Management
2 18 (43.90%) Mentoring
3 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) DevOps
5 14 (34.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (26.83%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (26.83%) Web Design
6 11 (26.83%) Web Development
7 9 (21.95%) Coaching
7 9 (21.95%) Data Visualisation
7 9 (21.95%) Line Management
7 9 (21.95%) TDD
7 9 (21.95%) Visualisation
8 8 (19.51%) Server Building
8 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
9 7 (17.07%) Rapid Prototyping
9 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.07%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) Ruby
3 12 (29.27%) Perl
4 11 (26.83%) Bash Shell
4 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
5 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.32%) R
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
7 2 (4.88%) C#
7 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Xen
3 2 (4.88%) RHEV
4 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Puppet
2 9 (21.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) CSIRT
4 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Rancher
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Red Hat
2 5 (12.20%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) Symantec
4 2 (4.88%) Google
4 2 (4.88%) Informatica
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Sybase
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.44%) EMC
5 1 (2.44%) Zend