Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Jython skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Jython over the 6 months to 22 February 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.

Jython (JPython)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 791 789
Rank change year-on-year -48 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Jython 35 61 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.064% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.082% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 67
UK median daily rate £438 £431 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +2.68% +5.99%
10th Percentile £356 £320 £308
90th Percentile £491 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.20% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 -

Jython is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 42,665 39,066 41,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.69% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,975 26,858 28,079
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 782 871 1,048
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £16.75 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%

Jython
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Jython as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Jython in the UK

Jython
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Jython in the UK

Jython
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Jython over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Jython in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Jython in the UK

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Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Jython within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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
England -46 35 £438 +2.94% 4
London -54 21 £469 -14.77% 1
UK excluding London -32 14 £425 +3.03% 3
South West +14 7 £425 - 1
North of England +14 6 £418 +1.83%
North West +1 6 £418 +11.33%
Midlands +9 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Jython 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 with a requirement for Jython.

1 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
2 26 (74.29%) Python
3 23 (65.71%) Ant
4 22 (62.86%) Maven
5 20 (57.14%) Java
6 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (45.71%) HP
8 15 (42.86%) HTTP
9 13 (37.14%) Apache
9 13 (37.14%) JIRA
10 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
10 12 (34.29%) Linux
11 11 (31.43%) Perl
11 11 (31.43%) IBM
11 11 (31.43%) TDD
11 11 (31.43%) Ruby
11 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
11 11 (31.43%) Docker
11 11 (31.43%) DevOps
12 10 (28.57%) Subversion
12 10 (28.57%) Groovy
12 10 (28.57%) JBoss
13 9 (25.71%) C#
13 9 (25.71%) Hudson
13 9 (25.71%) Green Hat
13 9 (25.71%) CruiseControl
14 8 (22.86%) Temenos T24
14 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
14 8 (22.86%) .NET

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (37.14%) Apache
2 10 (28.57%) JBoss
3 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) SAS
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) OpenShift
2 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.43%) GitHub
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 4 (11.43%) tcpdump
3 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) SMTP
5 1 (2.86%) SNMP
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.86%) DB2
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (77.14%) Jenkins
2 23 (65.71%) Ant
3 22 (62.86%) Maven
4 13 (37.14%) JIRA
5 10 (28.57%) Subversion
6 9 (25.71%) CruiseControl
6 9 (25.71%) Hudson
7 7 (20.00%) Artifactory
7 7 (20.00%) Build Forge
7 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 7 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 7 (20.00%) JUnit
7 7 (20.00%) Selenium
7 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (17.14%) Bitbucket
8 6 (17.14%) Gradle
8 6 (17.14%) SonarQube
8 6 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (20.00%) Publishing
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 10 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Environment Manager
3 8 (22.86%) Test Environment Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Test Automation Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) CSS
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
1 8 (22.86%) Middleware
2 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (20.00%) jQuery
2 7 (20.00%) REST
2 7 (20.00%) SOAP
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) J2EE
3 2 (5.71%) JRuby
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.86%) React
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Software Testing
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
4 7 (20.00%) BDD
4 7 (20.00%) Release Automation
4 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) Server Building
7 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
9 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.86%) Release Management
9 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Python
2 20 (57.14%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) Perl
3 11 (31.43%) Ruby
4 10 (28.57%) Groovy
5 9 (25.71%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.00%) C++
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) VBScript
8 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
9 3 (8.57%) Clojure
9 3 (8.57%) Kotlin
9 3 (8.57%) Scala
10 1 (2.86%) ClojureScript
10 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Docker
2 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (11.43%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Marathon
3 1 (2.86%) Mesos
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) HP
2 11 (31.43%) IBM
3 9 (25.71%) Green Hat
4 8 (22.86%) VMware
5 7 (20.00%) CA
5 7 (20.00%) Temenos
6 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft