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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Contract jobs citing Python 10 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.27% 5.74% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.20% 12.36% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 2
Median daily rate £475 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +3.42%  

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 98 178 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 41.88% 46.48% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 138 59
Median daily rate £425 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 51 (87.93%) Linux
1 51 (87.93%) Ruby
2 44 (75.86%) Java
3 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (72.41%) Git (software)
4 40 (68.97%) HTML
4 40 (68.97%) CSS
5 35 (60.34%) Unix
5 35 (60.34%) Web Development
6 33 (56.90%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (56.90%) Mac OS X
7 28 (48.28%) Configuration Management
7 28 (48.28%) DevOps
8 27 (46.55%) Web Design
8 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
8 27 (46.55%) TDD
9 26 (44.83%) HTTP
9 26 (44.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 22 (37.93%) Mentoring
11 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
12 19 (32.76%) Line Management
13 18 (31.03%) Visualisation
13 18 (31.03%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (29.31%) Rapid Prototyping
15 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
16 11 (18.97%) Puppet
17 10 (17.24%) Open Source
18 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
18 8 (13.79%) Web Services

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 2 (3.45%) Apache
1 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) nginx
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) HTTP
2 5 (8.62%) SSL
3 4 (6.90%) Firewall
3 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Redis
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (72.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.90%) GoCD
3 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.45%) jMock
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Mockito
5 2 (3.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Grunt
6 1 (1.72%) gulp
6 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.72%) JBehave
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Electronics
2 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.34%) Marketing
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) HTML Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Integration Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (1.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) CSS
1 40 (68.97%) HTML
2 8 (13.79%) Web Services
3 5 (8.62%) Node.js
4 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.17%) React
5 3 (5.17%) REST
5 3 (5.17%) RESTful
5 3 (5.17%) SOAP
5 3 (5.17%) Spring
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.45%) J2EE
6 2 (3.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.45%) PowerMock
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.72%) LESS
7 1 (1.72%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.72%) Sass
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (87.93%) Linux
2 35 (60.34%) Unix
3 33 (56.90%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (60.34%) Web Development
3 33 (56.90%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (48.28%) Configuration Management
4 28 (48.28%) DevOps
5 27 (46.55%) TDD
5 27 (46.55%) Web Design
6 26 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 26 (44.83%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (37.93%) Mentoring
8 19 (32.76%) Line Management
9 18 (31.03%) Data Visualisation
9 18 (31.03%) Visualisation
10 17 (29.31%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (17.24%) Open Source
12 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.90%) BDD
13 4 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (87.93%) Ruby
2 44 (75.86%) Java
3 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.62%) Scala
6 3 (5.17%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) Go
7 2 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) BC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) CTC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 7 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.62%) Salt
4 2 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) SAP
2 4 (6.90%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.72%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Zend