Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 19 54
Rank change year-on-year -3 +35 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 340 339 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.76% 7.97% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.99% 18.67% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 207 175
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £322
90th Percentile £575 £561 £670
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +323.61% -77.50%
England median hourly rate £41.88 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.15% +7.89% -2.56%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,268 1,816 2,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 45.13% 42.69% 44.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,568 1,261 1,787
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £285 £285
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 13 40
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +97.33% -46.43%
10th Percentile £17.37 £17.50 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.50 £42.28
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
West Yorkshire -14 251 £445 +5.95% 50
South Yorkshire +5 70 £470 -3.59% 10
North Yorkshire +9 12 £400 - 19
Python
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 133 (39.12%) DevOps
2 125 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (36.76%) Ansible
3 117 (34.41%) Linux
4 107 (31.47%) Puppet
5 103 (30.29%) Amazon AWS
6 102 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 93 (27.35%) Java
8 91 (26.76%) Docker
9 85 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 80 (23.53%) Git (software)
11 76 (22.35%) Ruby
12 75 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
13 68 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
14 67 (19.71%) Big Data
15 57 (16.76%) TDD
15 57 (16.76%) Shell Script
16 56 (16.47%) Hadoop
17 55 (16.18%) Configuration Management
18 54 (15.88%) SQL
19 51 (15.00%) JavaScript
20 47 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
21 45 (13.24%) Splunk
21 45 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 45 (13.24%) Deployment Automation
22 44 (12.94%) Terraform
22 44 (12.94%) NoSQL
23 42 (12.35%) Apache Spark
24 40 (11.76%) Analytics
24 40 (11.76%) Perl

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 42 (12.35%) Apache Spark
2 27 (7.94%) Confluence
3 25 (7.35%) nginx
4 23 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (4.41%) Apache
7 13 (3.82%) SAS
8 9 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.06%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.76%) Apache Pig
11 5 (1.47%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.88%) JBoss
12 3 (0.88%) Mule
12 3 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.29%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.29%) Moodle
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 103 (30.29%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (6.18%) GitHub
5 16 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (3.53%) Serverless
8 11 (3.24%) PaaS
9 10 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (2.65%) Amazon S3
11 8 (2.35%) IaaS
12 7 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.76%) Slack
14 5 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.47%) Google Analytics
15 4 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.88%) Amazon Glacier
16 3 (0.88%) SaaS
17 2 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.00%) HTTP
2 15 (4.41%) SMS
3 14 (4.12%) Firewall
4 10 (2.94%) Internet
5 8 (2.35%) SSL
6 7 (2.06%) VPN
7 5 (1.47%) NAS
7 5 (1.47%) SAN
8 4 (1.18%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.88%) Network Security
9 3 (0.88%) SSH
10 2 (0.59%) LAN
10 2 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.59%) WAN
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.29%) DHCP
11 1 (0.29%) DNS
11 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (19.71%) Big Data
2 56 (16.47%) Hadoop
3 44 (12.94%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (6.47%) Riak
7 20 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 20 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 18 (5.29%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.41%) Redis
10 14 (4.12%) MySQL
11 12 (3.53%) HBase
11 12 (3.53%) SQL Server
12 10 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.35%) Sqoop
14 7 (2.06%) GIS
14 7 (2.06%) Impala
15 6 (1.76%) Oracle ODI
16 5 (1.47%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 102 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 80 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 36 (10.59%) JIRA
4 26 (7.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 19 (5.59%) Bitbucket
6 16 (4.71%) SonarQube
7 14 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.24%) Subversion
9 10 (2.94%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.65%) Mercurial
11 8 (2.35%) Selenium
12 6 (1.76%) Toad
12 6 (1.76%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.47%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.47%) Maven
14 4 (1.18%) Ant
14 4 (1.18%) Gatling
14 4 (1.18%) JUnit
15 3 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
15 3 (0.88%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (7.94%) Finance
2 13 (3.82%) Retail
3 8 (2.35%) Automotive
3 8 (2.35%) Games
4 7 (2.06%) Banking
5 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.59%) Law
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (38.53%) Developer
2 82 (24.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 82 (24.12%) Python Developer
3 32 (9.41%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (7.94%) AWS DevOps
4 27 (7.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 23 (6.76%) Senior DevOps
6 21 (6.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 18 (5.29%) Java Developer
8 16 (4.71%) Consultant
8 16 (4.71%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (4.41%) Big Data Developer
10 13 (3.82%) Data Engineer
11 11 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.24%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
12 10 (2.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 9 (2.65%) Analyst
13 9 (2.65%) Azure Engineer
13 9 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.82%) Node.js
2 28 (8.24%) Kafka
3 27 (7.94%) Web Services
4 20 (5.88%) REST
5 18 (5.29%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (5.29%) XML
6 16 (4.71%) CSS
6 16 (4.71%) PySpark
7 13 (3.82%) .NET
7 13 (3.82%) JSON
7 13 (3.82%) React
8 12 (3.53%) Django
8 12 (3.53%) HTML
8 12 (3.53%) RESTful
9 11 (3.24%) Play Framework
10 8 (2.35%) SOAP
11 7 (2.06%) Middleware
11 7 (2.06%) Spark Streaming
12 6 (1.76%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.71%) Public Cloud
3 14 (4.12%) NHS
4 11 (3.24%) iPad
5 10 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.47%) Online Games
9 4 (1.18%) Clustering
9 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.88%) PKI
10 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.29%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 117 (34.41%) Linux
2 45 (13.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (7.35%) Unix
4 17 (5.00%) Windows
5 11 (3.24%) CentOS
6 6 (1.76%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.76%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.88%) AIX
7 3 (0.88%) HPUX
7 3 (0.88%) Solaris
8 2 (0.59%) Android
8 2 (0.59%) Debian
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (39.12%) DevOps
2 125 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (16.76%) TDD
5 55 (16.18%) Configuration Management
6 45 (13.24%) Deployment Automation
7 40 (11.76%) Analytics
8 36 (10.59%) Test Automation
9 31 (9.12%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.82%) Open Source
11 29 (8.53%) Microservices
11 29 (8.53%) Scrum
12 23 (6.76%) Data Analytics
13 22 (6.47%) ETL
14 21 (6.18%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 19 (5.59%) E-Commerce
16 18 (5.29%) Kanban
17 17 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.35%) Java
2 85 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 76 (22.35%) Ruby
4 57 (16.76%) Shell Script
5 54 (15.88%) SQL
6 51 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 40 (11.76%) Perl
8 29 (8.53%) PowerShell
9 27 (7.94%) C#
10 26 (7.65%) Scala
11 21 (6.18%) C++
11 21 (6.18%) Groovy
12 18 (5.29%) PHP
13 17 (5.00%) Go
14 15 (4.41%) R
15 10 (2.94%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.18%) C
16 4 (1.18%) Haskell
16 4 (1.18%) Java 8
17 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (7.65%) Degree
2 25 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.35%) BC Cleared
6 6 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.18%) CCNA
9 2 (0.59%) CCNP
9 2 (0.59%) CISSP
10 1 (0.29%) CCDP
10 1 (0.29%) CCIE
10 1 (0.29%) CCSA
10 1 (0.29%) CCSE
10 1 (0.29%) CISM
10 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) GCIA
10 1 (0.29%) GCIH
10 1 (0.29%) PhD
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.71%) QA
2 13 (3.82%) GCP
3 10 (2.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (26.76%) Docker
2 16 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.24%) Apache Flume
4 8 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.47%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.18%) KVM
6 4 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) Firmware
7 1 (0.29%) HDFS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.29%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 125 (36.76%) Ansible
2 107 (31.47%) Puppet
3 68 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (12.94%) Terraform
5 30 (8.82%) Kubernetes
6 12 (3.53%) Salt
7 8 (2.35%) Kibana
8 7 (2.06%) Grafana
8 7 (2.06%) Rancher
9 6 (1.76%) BladeLogic
9 6 (1.76%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.76%) QRadar
10 5 (1.47%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 3 (0.88%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.59%) Ambari
13 2 (0.59%) ArcSight ESM
13 2 (0.59%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.59%) CSIRT
13 2 (0.59%) Graylog
Vendors
1 45 (13.24%) Splunk
2 28 (8.24%) Google
3 27 (7.94%) Oracle
4 23 (6.76%) CA
5 22 (6.47%) Red Hat
6 21 (6.18%) VMware
7 18 (5.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.24%) SaltStack
9 10 (2.94%) EMC
9 10 (2.94%) HP
9 10 (2.94%) NetApp
10 8 (2.35%) Informatica
10 8 (2.35%) Talend
11 7 (2.06%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.06%) Capita
11 7 (2.06%) Cisco
11 7 (2.06%) F5
12 6 (1.76%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.76%) Dell