Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +29
Contract jobs citing Python 339 309 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.23% 6.25% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.34% 13.82% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 202 199
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £575 £575 £578
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.81 £41.00 £38.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.70% +7.54% +323.61%
10th Percentile £15.90 £17.19 £35.56
90th Percentile £38.18 £43.25 £41.19
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.63 £40.25
% change year-on-year +8.09% +3.43% +7.33%

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 1,753 2,236 1,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.54% 45.20% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,178 1,547 1,237
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £33.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.63% -14.10% +151.61%
10th Percentile £15.26 £14.64 £20.75
90th Percentile £45.30 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £44.96 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +5.00% +6.67%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +12 167 £500 +11.11% 13
West Yorkshire -2 151 £475 +5.56% 81
North Yorkshire +1 9 £425 +6.25% 13
East Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Python
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 197 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (48.38%) DevOps
3 127 (37.46%) Amazon AWS
4 118 (34.81%) Jenkins
5 97 (28.61%) Linux
6 95 (28.02%) Finance
7 88 (25.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 83 (24.48%) Analytics
9 82 (24.19%) SQL
9 82 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (20.94%) Ansible
11 70 (20.65%) JIRA
12 69 (20.35%) Docker
12 69 (20.35%) Git (software)
13 65 (19.17%) Java
14 64 (18.88%) Puppet
15 62 (18.29%) Big Data
16 59 (17.40%) Open Source
17 55 (16.22%) Google
18 54 (15.93%) Hadoop
19 53 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 51 (15.04%) Terraform
21 50 (14.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 48 (14.16%) Change Management
23 46 (13.57%) Financial Institution
24 45 (13.27%) Ruby
25 44 (12.98%) Bash Shell
26 43 (12.68%) GitHub
26 43 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
26 43 (12.68%) Data Science

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 (12.39%) Apache Spark
2 18 (5.31%) SAS
3 15 (4.42%) Confluence
4 11 (3.24%) Apache
5 10 (2.95%) Jupyter
5 10 (2.95%) OpenStack
6 9 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.65%) nginx
7 7 (2.06%) IIS
7 7 (2.06%) WordPress
8 5 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.88%) CMS
9 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.59%) Mule
10 2 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 127 (37.46%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (25.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 43 (12.68%) GitHub
4 37 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (5.90%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (5.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (5.31%) Amazon S3
8 15 (4.42%) Amazon ELB
8 15 (4.42%) Serverless
9 11 (3.24%) Amazon ECS
9 11 (3.24%) Route 53
10 8 (2.36%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (2.06%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.47%) Heroku
14 3 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.44%) HTTP
2 18 (5.31%) SSL
3 17 (5.01%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.47%) Internet
4 5 (1.47%) NAS
4 5 (1.47%) SAN
5 3 (0.88%) VPN
6 2 (0.59%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) Firewall
7 1 (0.29%) FTP
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) ICMP
7 1 (0.29%) Network Security
7 1 (0.29%) SSH
7 1 (0.29%) WebEx
7 1 (0.29%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (18.29%) Big Data
2 54 (15.93%) Hadoop
3 37 (10.91%) BigQuery
4 31 (9.14%) MongoDB
4 31 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (7.67%) MySQL
6 24 (7.08%) Apache Hive
7 19 (5.60%) Qlik Sense
8 18 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (5.01%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (4.42%) NoSQL
10 15 (4.42%) QlikView
11 13 (3.83%) Impala
11 13 (3.83%) Pentaho
12 11 (3.24%) SQL Server
13 9 (2.65%) GIS
13 9 (2.65%) Riak
14 8 (2.36%) Redis
15 7 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (2.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 118 (34.81%) Jenkins
2 70 (20.65%) JIRA
3 69 (20.35%) Git (software)
4 25 (7.37%) Subversion
5 17 (5.01%) GitLab
5 17 (5.01%) Selenium
6 14 (4.13%) SonarQube
7 13 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (3.24%) Gradle
9 9 (2.65%) Visual Studio Code
10 8 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.36%) Mercurial
11 7 (2.06%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.47%) CircleCI
12 5 (1.47%) Maven
12 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.18%) IBM UrbanCode
13 4 (1.18%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.18%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 95 (28.02%) Finance
2 46 (13.57%) Financial Institution
3 15 (4.42%) Retail
4 14 (4.13%) Banking
5 7 (2.06%) Publishing
6 4 (1.18%) Social Science
7 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (42.77%) Developer
2 115 (33.92%) Python Developer
3 65 (19.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (7.08%) Python Engineer
5 20 (5.90%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (4.72%) Lead Developer
7 15 (4.42%) Architect
7 15 (4.42%) Data Engineer
8 12 (3.54%) Big Data Engineer
9 11 (3.24%) Analyst
9 11 (3.24%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (3.24%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (2.95%) Consultant
10 10 (2.95%) Tester
11 9 (2.65%) Automation Tester
11 9 (2.65%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.36%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (2.36%) Software Engineer
13 7 (2.06%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.08%) Node.js
2 23 (6.78%) Web Services
3 20 (5.90%) Anaconda
4 18 (5.31%) Elastic Stack
5 16 (4.72%) Kafka
6 15 (4.42%) HTML
7 14 (4.13%) CSS
7 14 (4.13%) Django
7 14 (4.13%) PySpark
7 14 (4.13%) RESTful
8 11 (3.24%) Gherkin
8 11 (3.24%) Swagger
9 9 (2.65%) .NET
9 9 (2.65%) NumPy
9 9 (2.65%) Pandas
9 9 (2.65%) pytest
9 9 (2.65%) scikit-learn
10 8 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (2.36%) REST
11 5 (1.47%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (4.42%) Virtual Team
3 13 (3.83%) Blog
4 12 (3.54%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.24%) NHS
6 10 (2.95%) Clustering
7 6 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.47%) Replication
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.18%) User Experience
10 3 (0.88%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.59%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (0.59%) iSeries
11 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.29%) CMDB
12 1 (0.29%) FMCG
12 1 (0.29%) PKI
12 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 97 (28.61%) Linux
2 39 (11.50%) Windows
3 23 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.49%) CentOS
5 20 (5.90%) Unix
6 16 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.77%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.59%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (58.11%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (48.38%) DevOps
3 83 (24.48%) Analytics
4 82 (24.19%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (17.40%) Open Source
6 53 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 50 (14.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 48 (14.16%) Change Management
9 43 (12.68%) Data Science
10 41 (12.09%) Configuration Management
11 40 (11.80%) Test Automation
12 39 (11.50%) Process Improvement
12 39 (11.50%) Release Management
13 38 (11.21%) Software Engineering
14 36 (10.62%) Continuous Deployment
15 32 (9.44%) Microservices
15 32 (9.44%) Scrum
16 31 (9.14%) Kanban
17 27 (7.96%) Machine Learning
18 25 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 82 (24.19%) SQL
2 65 (19.17%) Java
3 45 (13.27%) Ruby
4 44 (12.98%) Bash Shell
5 38 (11.21%) JavaScript
6 37 (10.91%) R
7 23 (6.78%) Scala
8 22 (6.49%) Perl
8 22 (6.49%) PowerShell
9 19 (5.60%) Go
10 13 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.54%) C#
12 9 (2.65%) VB
13 8 (2.36%) PHP
14 6 (1.77%) C
14 6 (1.77%) C++
15 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.59%) VBScript
17 1 (0.29%) COBOL
17 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (5.01%) Degree
2 9 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (2.36%) AWS Certification
3 8 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.18%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.88%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.29%) CCNP
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.77%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.88%) WCAG
3 2 (0.59%) GDPR
3 2 (0.59%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (20.35%) Docker
2 8 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.77%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.59%) HDFS
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 71 (20.94%) Ansible
2 64 (18.88%) Puppet
3 51 (15.04%) Terraform
4 43 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (10.32%) Kubernetes
6 20 (5.90%) Grafana
7 18 (5.31%) Packer
7 18 (5.31%) Prometheus
8 15 (4.42%) SCCM
9 14 (4.13%) Salt
10 10 (2.95%) Rancher
11 4 (1.18%) Consul
11 4 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.18%) Oozie
12 3 (0.88%) CASB
12 3 (0.88%) Kibana
12 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.59%) Automic
13 2 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (16.22%) Google
2 15 (4.42%) Tableau
3 13 (3.83%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.54%) EMC
5 11 (3.24%) Citrix
6 10 (2.95%) Oracle
7 9 (2.65%) Black Duck
7 9 (2.65%) Splunk
8 8 (2.36%) MuleSoft
9 7 (2.06%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.06%) IBM
9 7 (2.06%) NetApp
10 6 (1.77%) Dataiku
10 6 (1.77%) VMware
11 5 (1.47%) HP
11 5 (1.47%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.47%) Veritas
12 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.18%) Symantec
13 3 (0.88%) McAfee