Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 801 764
Rank change year-on-year -58 -37 +7
Contract jobs citing Jython 22 27 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.051% 0.072% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 78
UK median daily rate £475 £575 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +31.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £388 £369 £360
90th Percentile £595 £800 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £424
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.50% +5.94%
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 43,413 37,358 40,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 41.40% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,364 25,609 27,703
UK median daily rate £463 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.56% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.87% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 781 807 957
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%
10th Percentile £16.75 £16.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £56.60 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +6.49% +10.00%

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 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Jython in the UK

Jython
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

Jython
Top 7 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 23 May 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 -39 22 £475 -17.39% 2
London -54 13 £500 -23.08%
UK excluding London -23 9 £425 +13.33% 5
South West - 5 £425 -
North of England -11 4 £313 -16.67%
North West -16 3 - -
North East +14 1 £313 -16.67%

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 16 (72.73%) Python
1 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (45.45%) Apache
4 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Maven
4 9 (40.91%) Ruby
4 9 (40.91%) Ansible
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Groovy
6 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (31.82%) Perl
6 7 (31.82%) Ant
6 7 (31.82%) HTTP
6 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 7 (31.82%) Docker
7 6 (27.27%) HP ALM
7 6 (27.27%) HP
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
7 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (22.73%) JIRA
8 5 (22.73%) GitHub
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) JBoss
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) .NET

Jython
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 10 (45.45%) Apache
2 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 5 (22.73%) JBoss
4 3 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) IIS
6 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) GitHub
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.55%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Linode
4 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
2 4 (18.18%) tcpdump
2 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) SMTP
3 2 (9.09%) SNMP
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) DataStage
2 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 9 (40.91%) Maven
3 7 (31.82%) Ant
4 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Vagrant
5 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 4 (18.18%) JUnit
5 4 (18.18%) Selenium
5 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 4 (18.18%) Subversion
5 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.09%) Artifactory
6 2 (9.09%) Build Forge
6 2 (9.09%) CruiseControl
6 2 (9.09%) Gatling
6 2 (9.09%) Hudson
6 2 (9.09%) JMeter
6 2 (9.09%) The Grinder
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Test Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Python Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (9.09%) Kafka
4 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) JRuby
5 1 (4.55%) JSP
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
5 3 (13.64%) AIX
6 2 (9.09%) Solaris
7 1 (4.55%) CentOS
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) BDD
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
4 4 (18.18%) Server Building
4 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Release Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Python
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Ruby
4 7 (31.82%) Groovy
4 7 (31.82%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 4 (18.18%) C++
6 4 (18.18%) VBScript
7 3 (13.64%) Clojure
7 3 (13.64%) Scala
8 2 (9.09%) Java 8
9 1 (4.55%) Kotlin
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Ansible
2 6 (27.27%) HP ALM
3 4 (18.18%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.55%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) OpenNMS
5 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.55%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 4 (18.18%) CA
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) Green Hat
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
6 1 (4.55%) Temenos