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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 584 579
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5  
Contract jobs citing Jython 16 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.081% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 41 44
Median daily rate £725 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate - £530 £394
% change year-on-year - +34.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

Jython is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19697 20912 21353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.02% 38.78% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13450 14393 14265
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 449 441
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £14.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £48.50 £50.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Jython
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Jython as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 10 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 16 £725 +48.71% 3
London -11 13 £725 +61.11% 2
Yorkshire +24 1 - -
North West +23 1 - - 1
Cheshire +23 1 - - 1
South East +18 1 - -
Hampshire +11 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Jython also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Jython.

1 21 (70.00%) Java
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
4 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) HTTP
4 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (40.00%) MySQL
5 12 (40.00%) Scrum
5 12 (40.00%) Groovy
5 12 (40.00%) JRuby
6 11 (36.67%) TDD
7 10 (33.33%) Grails
7 10 (33.33%) Scala
7 10 (33.33%) YUI
7 10 (33.33%) jQuery
7 10 (33.33%) SSL
7 10 (33.33%) IBM
7 10 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 10 (33.33%) Clojure
7 10 (33.33%) Puppet
7 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
7 10 (33.33%) HTML5

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 14 (46.67%) WebSphere
2 12 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (26.67%) Apache
4 5 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (6.67%) CMS
6 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
6 2 (6.67%) JBoss
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) HTTP
2 10 (33.33%) SSL
3 4 (13.33%) LDAP
4 3 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) SNMP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Introscope
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Administrator
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Java Development Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) AWS Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) CSS
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
2 12 (40.00%) JRuby
3 10 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 10 (33.33%) CSS3
3 10 (33.33%) Grails
3 10 (33.33%) HTML5
3 10 (33.33%) jQuery
3 10 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (33.33%) YUI
4 8 (26.67%) Middleware
5 6 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (13.33%) J2EE
6 4 (13.33%) SOAP
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) Java EE
7 3 (10.00%) JDBC
8 2 (6.67%) JSP
8 2 (6.67%) JSTL
8 2 (6.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) DataPower
3 2 (6.67%) iSeries
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) AIX
4 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 3 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) E-business
8 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) People Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) SOA
8 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
1 21 (70.00%) Python
2 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) Groovy
4 10 (33.33%) Clojure
4 10 (33.33%) Scala
5 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (16.67%) Perl
7 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 3 (10.00%) PHP
9 1 (3.33%) Korn
9 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) CA Wily
3 2 (6.67%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Adobe
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) ATG
4 3 (10.00%) CA
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) OpenText