Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 29 49
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 +27
Contract jobs citing Python 278 248 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.64% 5.84% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.94% 15.06% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 172 145
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £363 £375 £325
90th Percentile £600 £638 £583
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +4.94% +3.18% -0.63%

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 2,149 1,647 2,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 43.60% 38.80% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,488 1,195 1,693
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £290
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 41 7 31
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%
10th Percentile £14.38 £13.78 £12.75
90th Percentile £46.25 £41.35 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -6 208 £450 +2.86% 61
South Yorkshire +7 49 £450 -15.89% 28
North Yorkshire +5 11 £338 -32.50% 15
Python
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 118 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (42.09%) DevOps
3 105 (37.77%) Linux
4 97 (34.89%) Amazon AWS
5 95 (34.17%) Docker
5 95 (34.17%) Jenkins
6 86 (30.94%) Puppet
6 86 (30.94%) Java
7 73 (26.26%) Ansible
8 72 (25.90%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (24.10%) Git (software)
10 64 (23.02%) Terraform
11 58 (20.86%) Bash Shell
12 56 (20.14%) Hadoop
12 56 (20.14%) SQL
13 50 (17.99%) MongoDB
14 48 (17.27%) Microservices
15 45 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 44 (15.83%) TDD
17 41 (14.75%) JavaScript
17 41 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
17 41 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
17 41 (14.75%) Analytics
18 40 (14.39%) NoSQL
18 40 (14.39%) Ruby
19 39 (14.03%) Software Engineering
19 39 (14.03%) Perl
19 39 (14.03%) Kubernetes
20 38 (13.67%) JIRA
21 37 (13.31%) Configuration Management

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 29 (10.43%) Apache Spark
2 28 (10.07%) Confluence
3 26 (9.35%) nginx
4 24 (8.63%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (5.76%) Apache
6 15 (5.40%) SAS
7 9 (3.24%) WordPress
8 8 (2.88%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.88%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.80%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.08%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.08%) ArcGIS
11 3 (1.08%) JBoss
12 2 (0.72%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.72%) CMS
12 2 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.72%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 97 (34.89%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (8.99%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (8.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (7.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 19 (6.83%) Amazon S3
7 17 (6.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (6.12%) Route 53
8 13 (4.68%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (4.32%) GitHub
10 10 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (3.60%) Serverless
11 9 (3.24%) IaaS
11 9 (3.24%) PaaS
11 9 (3.24%) Slack
12 6 (2.16%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (2.16%) Google Analytics
13 5 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.43%) HTTP
2 11 (3.96%) SSL
3 10 (3.60%) Firewall
4 8 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.52%) VPN
6 5 (1.80%) Internet
6 5 (1.80%) SMS
7 3 (1.08%) SSH
8 2 (0.72%) NAS
8 2 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.72%) SAN
9 1 (0.36%) AMQP
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.36%) Network Security
9 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (20.14%) Hadoop
2 50 (17.99%) MongoDB
3 40 (14.39%) NoSQL
4 36 (12.95%) Big Data
5 33 (11.87%) MySQL
6 29 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (10.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (7.19%) Riak
9 18 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (5.76%) GIS
10 16 (5.76%) Redis
11 12 (4.32%) CouchDB
12 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
13 9 (3.24%) SQL Server
14 8 (2.88%) Apache Hive
14 8 (2.88%) QlikView
15 7 (2.52%) Spotfire
16 6 (2.16%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
17 4 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 95 (34.17%) Jenkins
2 67 (24.10%) Git (software)
3 38 (13.67%) JIRA
4 23 (8.27%) SonarQube
5 22 (7.91%) Selenium
6 20 (7.19%) Subversion
7 19 (6.83%) Bitbucket
8 16 (5.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (5.76%) Mercurial
9 14 (5.04%) Cucumber
10 13 (4.68%) GitLab
11 8 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.52%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.16%) Ant
13 6 (2.16%) Gatling
13 6 (2.16%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.16%) Toad
14 4 (1.44%) Maven
15 3 (1.08%) Artifactory
15 3 (1.08%) GCC
General
1 32 (11.51%) Finance
2 11 (3.96%) Automotive
3 10 (3.60%) Retail
4 4 (1.44%) Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Law
6 2 (0.72%) Arabic Language
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) Hindi Language
6 2 (0.72%) Indonesian Language
6 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 2 (0.72%) Malayalam Language
6 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.72%) Tamil Language
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 115 (41.37%) Developer
2 68 (24.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (21.22%) Python Developer
4 24 (8.63%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.19%) Software Engineer
6 16 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (4.68%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
8 12 (4.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (3.96%) Consultant
10 10 (3.60%) Analyst
10 10 (3.60%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.60%) Tester
11 9 (3.24%) Agile Developer
11 9 (3.24%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.24%) Java Automation Tester
11 9 (3.24%) Java Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.71%) Node.js
2 21 (7.55%) Kafka
2 21 (7.55%) XML
3 19 (6.83%) Web Services
4 17 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (5.40%) REST
6 14 (5.04%) .NET
6 14 (5.04%) JSON
7 13 (4.68%) Django
8 12 (4.32%) PySpark
9 9 (3.24%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.88%) CSS
10 8 (2.88%) React
11 7 (2.52%) Gherkin
11 7 (2.52%) Middleware
12 6 (2.16%) HTML
12 6 (2.16%) Servlets
12 6 (2.16%) SOAP
13 5 (1.80%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.40%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.68%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.24%) NHS
5 7 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.80%) Clustering
7 4 (1.44%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.08%) PKI
8 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) CUDA
9 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.72%) GPGPU
9 2 (0.72%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 105 (37.77%) Linux
2 45 (16.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (11.15%) Windows
4 23 (8.27%) CentOS
5 21 (7.55%) Unix
6 8 (2.88%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.44%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.72%) Android
8 2 (0.72%) HPUX
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (42.09%) DevOps
3 72 (25.90%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (17.27%) Microservices
5 44 (15.83%) TDD
6 41 (14.75%) Analytics
7 39 (14.03%) Software Engineering
8 37 (13.31%) Configuration Management
9 29 (10.43%) Test Automation
10 28 (10.07%) Deployment Automation
11 27 (9.71%) Scrum
12 22 (7.91%) Open Source
13 20 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (6.47%) OO
15 17 (6.12%) Kanban
16 15 (5.40%) BDD
16 15 (5.40%) Data Science
17 14 (5.04%) Data Analytics
17 14 (5.04%) ETL
17 14 (5.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (30.94%) Java
2 58 (20.86%) Bash Shell
3 56 (20.14%) SQL
4 41 (14.75%) JavaScript
5 40 (14.39%) Ruby
6 39 (14.03%) Perl
7 32 (11.51%) C#
8 31 (11.15%) Shell Script
9 27 (9.71%) PHP
10 25 (8.99%) PowerShell
11 19 (6.83%) R
12 18 (6.47%) Go
13 15 (5.40%) C++
14 12 (4.32%) C
14 12 (4.32%) Scala
15 10 (3.60%) Embedded C
15 10 (3.60%) PL/SQL
16 9 (3.24%) Groovy
17 6 (2.16%) Haskell
18 3 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.47%) Degree
2 17 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.52%) PhD
7 6 (2.16%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.08%) CISSP
9 2 (0.72%) CCNA
9 2 (0.72%) CCNP
10 1 (0.36%) CCDP
10 1 (0.36%) CCIE
10 1 (0.36%) CCSE
10 1 (0.36%) CISM
10 1 (0.36%) MCITP
10 1 (0.36%) MCSE
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.52%) MISRA
2 5 (1.80%) MISRA C
2 5 (1.80%) PMO
2 5 (1.80%) QA
3 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (34.17%) Docker
2 11 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.44%) vSphere
4 2 (0.72%) HDFS
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.72%) Xen
4 2 (0.72%) XenServer
5 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) KVM
5 1 (0.36%) QEMU
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 86 (30.94%) Puppet
2 73 (26.26%) Ansible
3 64 (23.02%) Terraform
4 41 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (14.03%) Kubernetes
6 22 (7.91%) Grafana
7 15 (5.40%) Prometheus
8 14 (5.04%) Packer
9 13 (4.68%) Rancher
10 12 (4.32%) Salt
11 10 (3.60%) Kibana
12 5 (1.80%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.44%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (1.08%) Cobbler
15 2 (0.72%) BladeLogic
15 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
15 2 (0.72%) Graylog
15 2 (0.72%) logstash
15 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (8.63%) Oracle
2 20 (7.19%) Google
2 20 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 13 (4.68%) VMware
5 12 (4.32%) Black Duck
6 11 (3.96%) Splunk
7 9 (3.24%) CA
7 9 (3.24%) Tableau
8 8 (2.88%) Datameer
8 8 (2.88%) SaltStack
8 8 (2.88%) Teradata
9 5 (1.80%) Adobe
9 5 (1.80%) Apigee
10 4 (1.44%) Hortonworks
11 3 (1.08%) EMC
11 3 (1.08%) ESRI
11 3 (1.08%) HP
11 3 (1.08%) IBM
11 3 (1.08%) NetApp