Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 27 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 66 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.63% 6.65% 4.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.55% 17.82% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 35
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £318
90th Percentile £588 £549 £713
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £9.00
% change year-on-year +4.92% +323.61% -77.50%

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 376 303 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 37.75% 37.32% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 196 346
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £268 £281 £263
90th Percentile £574 £538 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 8
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £20.97 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.81% -10.77% -6.00%
10th Percentile £18.03 £20.97 £12.10
90th Percentile £60.00 £20.97 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +92.00% -46.43%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +5 57 £450 -7.69% 10
Barnsley - 4 £513 -
Doncaster - 1 £470 -
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
2 25 (37.88%) Ansible
2 25 (37.88%) DevOps
3 24 (36.36%) Java
4 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.30%) Finance
6 18 (27.27%) JIRA
7 17 (25.76%) Ruby
7 17 (25.76%) Unix
7 17 (25.76%) Docker
7 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
8 16 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
9 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
9 14 (21.21%) SMS
10 13 (19.70%) Confluence
10 13 (19.70%) Hadoop
10 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (18.18%) GitHub
11 12 (18.18%) Puppet
12 11 (16.67%) GCP
12 11 (16.67%) SQL
13 10 (15.15%) EMC
13 10 (15.15%) NetApp
13 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (15.15%) Big Data
13 10 (15.15%) Apache Spark
14 9 (13.64%) Kubernetes
14 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef

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 13 (19.70%) Confluence
2 10 (15.15%) Apache Spark
3 7 (10.61%) SAS
4 5 (7.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (6.06%) Apache
5 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.55%) JBoss
6 3 (4.55%) Mule
6 3 (4.55%) nginx
6 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.52%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 14 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (18.18%) GitHub
4 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) SMS
2 7 (10.61%) VPN
3 6 (9.09%) Internet
4 5 (7.58%) Firewall
5 3 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.15%) Big Data
3 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.03%) BigQuery
6 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.03%) HBase
6 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.03%) QlikView
6 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.52%) Flink
7 1 (1.52%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 25 (37.88%) Jenkins
2 18 (27.27%) JIRA
3 17 (25.76%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 9 (13.64%) Bitbucket
5 7 (10.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (6.06%) Toad
7 1 (1.52%) CircleCI
7 1 (1.52%) Travis CI
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Games
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Developer
2 10 (15.15%) Python Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Consultant
4 7 (10.61%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Python Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) CSS
1 7 (10.61%) Play Framework
1 7 (10.61%) React
2 6 (9.09%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) Node.js
3 3 (4.55%) .NET
3 3 (4.55%) Middleware
3 3 (4.55%) RESTful
4 2 (3.03%) Anaconda
4 2 (3.03%) Django
4 2 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.52%) JSON
5 1 (1.52%) Kafka
5 1 (1.52%) LESS
5 1 (1.52%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.52%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.52%) Sass
5 1 (1.52%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Linux
2 17 (25.76%) Unix
3 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.06%) Windows
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) DevOps
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Analytics
3 9 (13.64%) Open Source
3 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (12.12%) Kanban
4 8 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 8 (12.12%) Metadata Management
4 8 (12.12%) Scrum
4 8 (12.12%) Use Case
5 7 (10.61%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (10.61%) ETL
6 6 (9.09%) Data Science
6 6 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 6 (9.09%) Web Development
7 5 (7.58%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) Ruby
3 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
4 11 (16.67%) SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
6 8 (12.12%) R
6 8 (12.12%) Scala
7 6 (9.09%) Perl
7 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL
8 5 (7.58%) Go
9 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.03%) Java 8
10 2 (3.03%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) C++
11 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) CCNA
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PhD
3 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) GCP
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Docker
2 5 (7.58%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (37.88%) Ansible
2 12 (18.18%) Puppet
3 9 (13.64%) Kubernetes
3 9 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (13.64%) Terraform
4 6 (9.09%) BladeLogic
5 4 (6.06%) QRadar
5 4 (6.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (3.03%) CSIRT
7 1 (1.52%) Ambari
7 1 (1.52%) Kibana
7 1 (1.52%) logstash
7 1 (1.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) EMC
1 10 (15.15%) NetApp
2 9 (13.64%) Google
2 9 (13.64%) VMware
3 8 (12.12%) SaltStack
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 6 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 6 (9.09%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) Splunk
6 5 (7.58%) Blue Coat
6 5 (7.58%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco
6 5 (7.58%) Dell
6 5 (7.58%) F5
6 5 (7.58%) IBM
6 5 (7.58%) Symantec
6 5 (7.58%) TOWER Software
7 2 (3.03%) Hortonworks
7 2 (3.03%) Tableau
8 1 (1.52%) Cloudera