Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 67 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.01% 7.27% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.59% 18.40% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 31
South Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £469 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.48% +58.62%
10th Percentile £389 £338 £350
90th Percentile £638 £556 £800
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -16.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00

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 342 375 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.77% 39.52% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 255 312
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £20.97 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -4.68% -45.00%
10th Percentile £17.54 £13.76 £13.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £20.97 £24.35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -3 58 £540 +15.20% 10
Barnsley - 2 £538 -
Doncaster - 2 £473 - 1
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) Unix
3 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (34.33%) Ruby
5 20 (29.85%) Java
6 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
6 18 (26.87%) Open Source
6 18 (26.87%) Ansible
7 16 (23.88%) Bash Shell
7 16 (23.88%) Finance
8 15 (22.39%) Mac OS X
8 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
8 15 (22.39%) Docker
8 15 (22.39%) DevOps
9 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
9 14 (20.90%) Puppet
10 13 (19.40%) SMS
10 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.91%) React
11 12 (17.91%) Scala
11 12 (17.91%) Play Framework
11 12 (17.91%) CSS
11 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (16.42%) Web Development
12 11 (16.42%) HTML
12 11 (16.42%) Perl
12 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
12 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (16.42%) Node.js
13 10 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery

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 5 (7.46%) Confluence
2 4 (5.97%) nginx
3 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
4 2 (2.99%) Mule
4 2 (2.99%) SAS
4 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.48%) GitHub
4 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.99%) Slack
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) SMS
2 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.45%) Internet
3 7 (10.45%) SAN
4 5 (7.46%) Firewall
5 3 (4.48%) HTTP
5 3 (4.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.45%) DB2
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.97%) DataStage
4 2 (2.99%) Big Data
4 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) QlikView
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.42%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.45%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.49%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 14 (20.90%) Consultant
3 9 (13.43%) Architect
3 9 (13.43%) Technical Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Python Developer
5 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Java Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Java Technical Architect
6 5 (7.46%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.48%) Python Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Splunk Specialist
9 2 (2.99%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) CSS
1 12 (17.91%) Play Framework
1 12 (17.91%) React
2 11 (16.42%) HTML
2 11 (16.42%) Node.js
3 6 (8.96%) RESTful
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
4 3 (4.48%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.99%) Django
5 2 (2.99%) Middleware
5 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.49%) JSON
6 1 (1.49%) JSP
6 1 (1.49%) LESS
6 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.49%) Sass
6 1 (1.49%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.94%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (59.70%) Linux
2 30 (44.78%) Unix
3 15 (22.39%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Open Source
3 15 (22.39%) DevOps
4 14 (20.90%) Mentoring
5 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (16.42%) Web Development
7 10 (14.93%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.96%) Decision-Making
10 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.46%) Change Control
11 5 (7.46%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.46%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) Ruby
2 20 (29.85%) Java
3 16 (23.88%) Bash Shell
4 15 (22.39%) PowerShell
5 12 (17.91%) Scala
6 11 (16.42%) Perl
7 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.96%) SQL
8 3 (4.48%) R
9 2 (2.99%) C++
9 2 (2.99%) Go
9 2 (2.99%) Java 8
9 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) CCNA
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Docker
2 5 (7.46%) ProxySG
3 3 (4.48%) KVM
3 3 (4.48%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (26.87%) Ansible
2 14 (20.90%) Puppet
3 8 (11.94%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.46%) BladeLogic
4 5 (7.46%) QRadar
5 3 (4.48%) Juju
6 2 (2.99%) CSIRT
6 2 (2.99%) Salt
7 1 (1.49%) Ambari
7 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) VMware
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 8 (11.94%) Splunk
4 7 (10.45%) Delphix
4 7 (10.45%) EMC
4 7 (10.45%) NetApp
4 7 (10.45%) Sybase
5 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.46%) Blue Coat
5 5 (7.46%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco
5 5 (7.46%) Dell
5 5 (7.46%) F5
5 5 (7.46%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Symantec
6 4 (5.97%) IBM
7 3 (4.48%) Google
7 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) Tableau
8 2 (2.99%) TOWER Software