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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs citing Python 44 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.09% 4.06% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.85% 9.33% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 1
Median daily rate £481 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 193 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 43.41% 43.57% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 145 51
Median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £725 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.30% -67.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 57 (76.00%) Linux
2 54 (72.00%) Ruby
3 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (58.67%) Java
5 38 (50.67%) Git (software)
6 37 (49.33%) DevOps
7 34 (45.33%) Unix
8 32 (42.67%) CSS
8 32 (42.67%) HTML
8 32 (42.67%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (41.33%) Web Development
10 27 (36.00%) HTTP
11 25 (33.33%) Mac OS X
11 25 (33.33%) Puppet
12 24 (32.00%) Configuration Management
13 23 (30.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 21 (28.00%) TDD
15 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
16 19 (25.33%) Web Design
17 18 (24.00%) Mentoring
17 18 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 17 (22.67%) Bash Shell
18 17 (22.67%) Web Services
19 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
20 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
21 12 (16.00%) Ansible
21 12 (16.00%) Salt
21 12 (16.00%) Line Management
21 12 (16.00%) Rapid Prototyping
21 12 (16.00%) Visualisation

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 7 (9.33%) Apache Spark
1 7 (9.33%) SAS
2 6 (8.00%) Confluence
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.33%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) HTTP
2 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.33%) SSL
4 4 (5.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.67%) Apache Hive
2 8 (10.67%) Big Data
2 8 (10.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (10.67%) HBase
3 7 (9.33%) MySQL
3 7 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.00%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.67%) DataStage
6 4 (5.33%) Data Lake
7 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
8 2 (2.67%) Redis
8 2 (2.67%) Spark SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.33%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.33%) DB2
9 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (50.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.00%) JIRA
3 6 (8.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.33%) GoCD
4 4 (5.33%) Maven
4 4 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.67%) DbUnit
5 2 (2.67%) jMock
5 2 (2.67%) JUnit
5 2 (2.67%) Mockito
5 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Electronics
3 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Developer
2 25 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Big Data Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Unix Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Architect
9 2 (2.67%) ETL Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.67%) WebOps Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) DBA
10 1 (1.33%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) CSS
1 32 (42.67%) HTML
2 17 (22.67%) Web Services
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 5 (6.67%) RESTful
5 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.00%) Middleware
6 3 (4.00%) Node.js
6 3 (4.00%) REST
6 3 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Tez
7 2 (2.67%) J2EE
7 2 (2.67%) PowerMock
7 2 (2.67%) Spring
8 1 (1.33%) Apache Avro
8 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.33%) HTML5
8 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.67%) Blog
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 57 (76.00%) Linux
2 34 (45.33%) Unix
3 25 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (62.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (49.33%) DevOps
3 32 (42.67%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (41.33%) Web Development
5 24 (32.00%) Configuration Management
6 23 (30.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 21 (28.00%) TDD
8 19 (25.33%) Web Design
9 18 (24.00%) Mentoring
9 18 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (16.00%) Line Management
10 12 (16.00%) Rapid Prototyping
10 12 (16.00%) Visualisation
11 11 (14.67%) Open Source
12 8 (10.67%) Data Modelling
13 7 (9.33%) MapReduce
14 5 (6.67%) ETL
15 4 (5.33%) High Availability
15 4 (5.33%) Migration
15 4 (5.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) Ruby
2 44 (58.67%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.67%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.33%) SQL
6 6 (8.00%) Perl
7 4 (5.33%) Scala
8 3 (4.00%) C#
8 3 (4.00%) Go
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) Docker
2 4 (5.33%) HDFS
2 4 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (33.33%) Puppet
2 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (16.00%) Ansible
3 12 (16.00%) Salt
4 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.67%) Terraform
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (1.33%) Nagios
6 1 (1.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Ab Initio
2 6 (8.00%) VMware
3 5 (6.67%) Informatica
4 4 (5.33%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.33%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.33%) New Relic
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.33%) TIBCO