Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 10 December 2018 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 18 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 57 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.32% 7.09% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.39% 21.11% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 67 42
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £535 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +7.27% +3.10%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £340
90th Percentile £605 £638 £561
Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -8.00% +14.29% -10.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 396 289 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 43.90% 33.60% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 205 376
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £269 £313 £299
90th Percentile £534 £600 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £23.00 - £13.79
90th Percentile £73.00 - £48.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in South Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in South Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in South Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in South Yorkshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. 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
Sheffield +2 56 £475 -11.21% 14
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 23 (40.35%) DevOps
2 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.58%) Java
3 18 (31.58%) Node.js
3 18 (31.58%) R
4 17 (29.82%) Analytics
4 17 (29.82%) Ruby
5 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (26.32%) SQL
6 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (24.56%) Docker
7 14 (24.56%) HTML
7 14 (24.56%) Linux
8 13 (22.81%) Finance
9 12 (21.05%) CSS
9 12 (21.05%) SAS
9 12 (21.05%) Ansible
9 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 11 (19.30%) Hadoop
10 11 (19.30%) Risk Analytics
10 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
10 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
10 11 (19.30%) Windows
11 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
11 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.54%) Open Source
11 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
12 9 (15.79%) Puppet
12 9 (15.79%) Data Analysis

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 12 (21.05%) SAS
2 4 (7.02%) nginx
3 3 (5.26%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) Jetty
5 1 (1.75%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.53%) GitHub
3 6 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (8.77%) Heroku
5 4 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.75%) Serverless
6 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
1 6 (10.53%) SSL
2 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) AMQP
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) FTP
4 1 (1.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) Hadoop
2 7 (12.28%) QlikView
2 7 (12.28%) Spotfire
3 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.51%) HBase
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.75%) Redis
6 1 (1.75%) Riak
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 9 (15.79%) JIRA
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
5 3 (5.26%) Toad
6 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.75%) CF BOSH
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.75%) GoCD
7 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.75%) Selenium
7 1 (1.75%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Data Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.02%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Python Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) Node.js
2 14 (24.56%) HTML
3 12 (21.05%) CSS
4 5 (8.77%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) Anaconda
4 5 (8.77%) React
5 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.26%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.51%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.51%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.51%) HTML5
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE
6 2 (3.51%) Kafka
6 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (3.51%) Redux
6 2 (3.51%) RESTful
6 2 (3.51%) Spring
7 1 (1.75%) JPA
7 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Windows
3 8 (14.04%) Unix
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) DevOps
2 17 (29.82%) Analytics
3 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) Risk Analytics
5 10 (17.54%) Configuration Management
5 10 (17.54%) Open Source
6 9 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) Web Operations
7 8 (14.04%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.04%) Visualisation
8 7 (12.28%) Data Science
8 7 (12.28%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.53%) Microservices
9 6 (10.53%) Web Development
10 5 (8.77%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 5 (8.77%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (8.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.58%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) R
3 17 (29.82%) Ruby
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
5 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
6 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
7 7 (12.28%) C#
7 7 (12.28%) Perl
8 5 (8.77%) PHP
9 4 (7.02%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.02%) Scala
10 2 (3.51%) Java 8
11 1 (1.75%) C
11 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Docker
2 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) Xen
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Ansible
2 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 9 (15.79%) SCCM
3 6 (10.53%) Terraform
4 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.75%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.75%) Kibana
6 1 (1.75%) logstash
6 1 (1.75%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Datameer
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.04%) Tableau
1 8 (14.04%) Teradata
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.51%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.51%) Informatica
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.75%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO