Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 25 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 193 294 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.11% 6.13% 5.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 14.63% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 172 163
Yorkshire median daily rate £490 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £353 £363 £385
90th Percentile £575 £600 £638
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.24 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.60% +3.75% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +1.59%

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 1,255 2,010 1,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.74% 41.90% 38.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 1,386 1,211
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £294 £283
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £488 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 23
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.11 £20.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -49.39% +162.30%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.69 £22.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 -7 123 £484 +7.50% 94
South Yorkshire +17 55 £500 - 17
North Yorkshire -9 6 £425 -3.95% 24
East Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.68%) DevOps
3 64 (33.16%) AWS
4 59 (30.57%) Linux
5 54 (27.98%) Jenkins
6 49 (25.39%) Java
7 48 (24.87%) Ansible
8 46 (23.83%) Kubernetes
9 44 (22.80%) Azure
10 39 (20.21%) Bash Shell
11 38 (19.69%) Software Engineering
12 34 (17.62%) PowerShell
12 34 (17.62%) Terraform
13 32 (16.58%) Docker
13 32 (16.58%) SQL
14 31 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (15.54%) JavaScript
15 30 (15.54%) Shell Script
16 29 (15.03%) Finance
17 28 (14.51%) Big Data
18 27 (13.99%) Ruby
18 27 (13.99%) Perl
19 26 (13.47%) Apache Spark
19 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (12.95%) Puppet
21 23 (11.92%) Hadoop
21 23 (11.92%) Unix
22 22 (11.40%) Git (software)
22 22 (11.40%) Microservices
22 22 (11.40%) Opscode Chef

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 26 (13.47%) Apache Spark
2 9 (4.66%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.59%) ArcGIS
3 5 (2.59%) Confluence
3 5 (2.59%) nginx
4 4 (2.07%) SAS
5 3 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.55%) JBoss
5 3 (1.55%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.04%) Apache
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Jupyter
Applications
1 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
1 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 64 (33.16%) AWS
2 44 (22.80%) Azure
3 19 (9.84%) GCP
4 18 (9.33%) GitHub
5 15 (7.77%) IaaS
6 10 (5.18%) Serverless
7 9 (4.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (4.15%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (4.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (4.15%) PaaS
9 6 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (3.11%) Amazon S3
9 6 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (2.07%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (2.07%) CloudFront
11 4 (2.07%) Route 53
11 4 (2.07%) Twilio
11 4 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) HTTP
2 5 (2.59%) VoIP
3 4 (2.07%) CTI
3 4 (2.07%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.07%) VPN
4 3 (1.55%) SAN
5 2 (1.04%) SSH
5 2 (1.04%) SSL
5 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.52%) Firewall
6 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.51%) Big Data
2 23 (11.92%) Hadoop
3 18 (9.33%) MongoDB
4 17 (8.81%) NoSQL
5 14 (7.25%) Apache Hive
6 13 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.74%) HBase
7 11 (5.70%) MySQL
8 8 (4.15%) Flink
9 6 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.59%) GIS
10 5 (2.59%) Spatial Data
10 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.07%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (27.98%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.77%) Selenium
4 12 (6.22%) Visual Studio Code
5 11 (5.70%) JIRA
6 10 (5.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (4.15%) GitLab
8 7 (3.63%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.63%) Maven
9 6 (3.11%) CircleCI
9 6 (3.11%) Jasmine
9 6 (3.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.59%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.59%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.55%) Ant
11 3 (1.55%) Gatling
11 3 (1.55%) JMeter
11 3 (1.55%) JUnit
11 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (15.03%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Public Sector
3 11 (5.70%) Banking
3 11 (5.70%) Financial Institution
4 9 (4.66%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (29.53%) Developer
2 29 (15.03%) Python Developer
3 27 (13.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (9.84%) Architect
5 15 (7.77%) Consultant
6 14 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 14 (7.25%) Tester
7 13 (6.74%) Data Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.66%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (4.66%) Java Developer
10 8 (4.15%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (3.63%) Big Data Architect
11 7 (3.63%) Data Architect
11 7 (3.63%) Solaris Engineer
12 6 (3.11%) Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) AWS DevOps
12 6 (3.11%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.29%) Node.js
2 15 (7.77%) Web Services
3 14 (7.25%) Kafka
4 13 (6.74%) REST
5 10 (5.18%) Middleware
6 9 (4.66%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.15%) CSS
7 8 (4.15%) JSON
7 8 (4.15%) XML
8 7 (3.63%) Gherkin
8 7 (3.63%) HTML
8 7 (3.63%) pytest
9 6 (3.11%) React
10 5 (2.59%) Apache Flex
10 5 (2.59%) CCXML
10 5 (2.59%) GraphQL
10 5 (2.59%) VXML
11 4 (2.07%) .NET
11 4 (2.07%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (2.07%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.70%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.18%) Blog
3 10 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.66%) NHS
5 8 (4.15%) User Experience
6 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.59%) IVR
6 5 (2.59%) VUI
7 3 (1.55%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.55%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.04%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.04%) iSeries
8 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.04%) PKI
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) LLPG
9 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.57%) Linux
2 23 (11.92%) Unix
3 15 (7.77%) CentOS
4 11 (5.70%) Solaris
5 10 (5.18%) Windows
6 9 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.66%) VMS
7 2 (1.04%) Android
7 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.52%) HPUX
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (33.68%) DevOps
3 38 (19.69%) Software Engineering
4 31 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (11.40%) Infrastructure as Code
5 22 (11.40%) Microservices
6 21 (10.88%) Test Automation
7 20 (10.36%) Migration
7 20 (10.36%) Open Source
8 17 (8.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 16 (8.29%) Change Management
10 13 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (6.74%) Data Modelling
10 13 (6.74%) Data Science
10 13 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (6.22%) Analytics
11 12 (6.22%) Scrum
11 12 (6.22%) Technical Leadership
12 11 (5.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.39%) Java
2 39 (20.21%) Bash Shell
3 34 (17.62%) PowerShell
4 32 (16.58%) SQL
5 30 (15.54%) JavaScript
5 30 (15.54%) Shell Script
6 27 (13.99%) Perl
6 27 (13.99%) Ruby
7 21 (10.88%) Go
8 12 (6.22%) C#
8 12 (6.22%) Scala
9 11 (5.70%) VB
10 8 (4.15%) Kotlin
11 5 (2.59%) C++
11 5 (2.59%) PHP
11 5 (2.59%) R
11 5 (2.59%) VBA
12 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.04%) C
14 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.55%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.55%) Degree
3 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) CCNP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.59%) GDPR
2 4 (2.07%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) PMO
3 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (16.58%) Docker
2 10 (5.18%) HDFS
3 4 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.55%) VMware NSX
4 3 (1.55%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 48 (24.87%) Ansible
2 46 (23.83%) Kubernetes
3 34 (17.62%) Terraform
4 25 (12.95%) Puppet
5 22 (11.40%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (6.22%) Prometheus
6 12 (6.22%) Rancher
7 10 (5.18%) Hadoop YARN
8 9 (4.66%) Grafana
9 7 (3.63%) Salt
10 4 (2.07%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (2.07%) Packer
11 3 (1.55%) Nagios
11 3 (1.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (1.04%) SCCM
12 2 (1.04%) SCOM
13 1 (0.52%) CASB
13 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (7.77%) Oracle
2 14 (7.25%) Red Hat
3 13 (6.74%) Splunk
4 10 (5.18%) Tableau
5 9 (4.66%) Google
6 8 (4.15%) Cloudera
6 8 (4.15%) Hortonworks
7 7 (3.63%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.11%) Cisco
8 6 (3.11%) EMC
8 6 (3.11%) NetApp
9 5 (2.59%) Avaya
9 5 (2.59%) ESRI
9 5 (2.59%) VMware
10 4 (2.07%) Black Duck
10 4 (2.07%) Databricks
10 4 (2.07%) Genesys
10 4 (2.07%) TOWER Software
11 3 (1.55%) Veritas
12 2 (1.04%) Hyperion