Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 16 42
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 316 328 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.50% 7.60% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.16% 17.74% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 208 196
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.37% +41.79%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £613 £575 £675
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.53% +2.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 0 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% +6.58% +2.70%

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 2,085 1,849 2,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.86% 42.85% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,444 1,277 1,606
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £297 £279 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £545
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 21 43
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +12.50% -42.86%
10th Percentile £19.16 £11.96 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £43.75 £42.20
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 26 April 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
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 26 April 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 -12 237 £430 +2.38% 67
South Yorkshire -3 65 £525 +12.00% 9
North Yorkshire +9 11 £400 -20.00% 12
Python
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 127 (40.19%) DevOps
2 118 (37.34%) Ansible
3 110 (34.81%) Linux
4 109 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (31.33%) Bash Shell
6 97 (30.70%) Puppet
6 97 (30.70%) Ruby
7 90 (28.48%) Docker
8 86 (27.22%) Git (software)
9 82 (25.95%) Jenkins
9 82 (25.95%) Java
10 75 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
11 70 (22.15%) Splunk
12 69 (21.84%) Configuration Management
13 66 (20.89%) Opscode Chef
14 58 (18.35%) Shell Script
15 54 (17.09%) Perl
16 49 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (15.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 46 (14.56%) Big Data
17 46 (14.56%) JavaScript
18 45 (14.24%) TDD
19 41 (12.97%) SQL
20 36 (11.39%) Node.js
20 36 (11.39%) Deployment Automation
21 34 (10.76%) Degree
22 33 (10.44%) Software Engineering
22 33 (10.44%) NoSQL
23 32 (10.13%) Apache Spark
24 31 (9.81%) Test Automation

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 32 (10.13%) Apache Spark
2 22 (6.96%) nginx
3 21 (6.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (5.38%) Confluence
5 15 (4.75%) Apache
6 10 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.90%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.58%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.58%) Jupyter
8 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.95%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.95%) SAS
10 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.63%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.63%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) Mule
11 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.32%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (23.73%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (4.43%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (3.80%) GitHub
6 10 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.16%) Serverless
7 9 (2.85%) Slack
8 7 (2.22%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.22%) PaaS
9 5 (1.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.27%) IaaS
11 3 (0.95%) Loggly
11 3 (0.95%) Sumo Logic
12 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.63%) npm
13 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.01%) HTTP
2 14 (4.43%) SMS
3 10 (3.16%) Firewall
3 10 (3.16%) SAN
4 9 (2.85%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.53%) Internet
6 5 (1.58%) SSL
7 3 (0.95%) NAS
7 3 (0.95%) VPN
8 2 (0.63%) LAN
8 2 (0.63%) Network Security
8 2 (0.63%) WAN
9 1 (0.32%) BGP
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.32%) DHCP
9 1 (0.32%) DNS
9 1 (0.32%) IPsec
9 1 (0.32%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.56%) Big Data
2 33 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 28 (8.86%) Hadoop
4 23 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (6.65%) MySQL
6 17 (5.38%) SQL Server
7 15 (4.75%) Apache Hive
7 15 (4.75%) Redis
7 15 (4.75%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.11%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.80%) Riak
10 9 (2.85%) HBase
11 7 (2.22%) DB2
11 7 (2.22%) Impala
11 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.22%) Sqoop
12 5 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 86 (27.22%) Git (software)
2 82 (25.95%) Jenkins
3 26 (8.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 24 (7.59%) SonarQube
5 21 (6.65%) JIRA
6 13 (4.11%) Maven
7 8 (2.53%) Subversion
8 6 (1.90%) IBM UrbanCode
8 6 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.27%) Gerrit
10 4 (1.27%) JUnit
10 4 (1.27%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.27%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.95%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.95%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.95%) Gradle
11 3 (0.95%) Travis CI
12 2 (0.63%) gulp
12 2 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 19 (6.01%) Finance
2 12 (3.80%) Banking
2 12 (3.80%) Games
3 9 (2.85%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.22%) Retail
5 6 (1.90%) Automotive
6 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (27.85%) Developer
1 88 (27.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (16.46%) Python Developer
3 32 (10.13%) AWS Engineer
4 27 (8.54%) AWS DevOps
4 27 (8.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 22 (6.96%) Consultant
5 22 (6.96%) Senior DevOps
6 20 (6.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.75%) Big Data Developer
7 15 (4.75%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (4.11%) Java Developer
10 12 (3.80%) Implementation Specialist
11 11 (3.48%) Data Engineer
11 11 (3.48%) Platform Engineer
12 10 (3.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 9 (2.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 9 (2.85%) Splunk Specialist
14 8 (2.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.39%) Node.js
2 29 (9.18%) Kafka
3 20 (6.33%) Web Services
4 18 (5.70%) CSS
4 18 (5.70%) Django
4 18 (5.70%) HTML
5 17 (5.38%) React
6 14 (4.43%) RESTful
7 12 (3.80%) Play Framework
7 12 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (3.80%) Spring
8 11 (3.48%) REST
9 10 (3.16%) .NET
9 10 (3.16%) XML
10 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.22%) JSON
10 7 (2.22%) Spark Streaming
11 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.70%) Public Cloud
2 14 (4.43%) iPad
3 13 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.16%) Clustering
6 9 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.90%) NHS
9 5 (1.58%) Online Games
10 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 110 (34.81%) Linux
2 49 (15.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (9.81%) Unix
4 13 (4.11%) CentOS
5 11 (3.48%) Mac OS X
6 8 (2.53%) Windows
7 2 (0.63%) AIX
7 2 (0.63%) Debian
7 2 (0.63%) HPUX
7 2 (0.63%) Solaris
7 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (40.19%) DevOps
2 109 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (21.84%) Configuration Management
4 49 (15.51%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (14.24%) TDD
6 36 (11.39%) Deployment Automation
7 33 (10.44%) Software Engineering
8 31 (9.81%) Test Automation
9 28 (8.86%) ITIL
10 27 (8.54%) Open Source
11 26 (8.23%) Microservices
12 25 (7.91%) Capacity Planning
12 25 (7.91%) Mentoring
13 24 (7.59%) Continuous Delivery
14 20 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 20 (6.33%) Scrum
15 19 (6.01%) Analytics
16 17 (5.38%) Unit Testing
17 13 (4.11%) ETL
18 12 (3.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 99 (31.33%) Bash Shell
2 97 (30.70%) Ruby
3 82 (25.95%) Java
4 58 (18.35%) Shell Script
5 54 (17.09%) Perl
6 46 (14.56%) JavaScript
7 41 (12.97%) SQL
8 31 (9.81%) Scala
9 27 (8.54%) C++
10 25 (7.91%) PHP
11 24 (7.59%) C#
12 21 (6.65%) PowerShell
13 17 (5.38%) Groovy
14 11 (3.48%) Go
15 9 (2.85%) Java 8
16 5 (1.58%) R
17 3 (0.95%) ES6
17 3 (0.95%) ES7
18 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (10.76%) Degree
2 23 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.63%) CCNA
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.38%) QA
2 5 (1.58%) GCP
2 5 (1.58%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (28.48%) Docker
2 10 (3.16%) Apache Flume
3 9 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.58%) KVM
5 5 (1.58%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.63%) vSphere
6 2 (0.63%) Xen
7 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 118 (37.34%) Ansible
2 97 (30.70%) Puppet
3 66 (20.89%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (9.49%) Terraform
5 25 (7.91%) Kubernetes
6 11 (3.48%) Rancher
7 5 (1.58%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.58%) QRadar
8 4 (1.27%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.27%) Salt
9 3 (0.95%) Graphite
9 3 (0.95%) Nagios
9 3 (0.95%) Opsview
9 3 (0.95%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.63%) ArcSight ESM
10 2 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.63%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.63%) Grafana
10 2 (0.63%) Juju
10 2 (0.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 70 (22.15%) Splunk
2 31 (9.81%) CA
3 22 (6.96%) Oracle
4 19 (6.01%) Google
5 18 (5.70%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.43%) VMware
7 8 (2.53%) HP
8 7 (2.22%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.22%) Delphix
8 7 (2.22%) EMC
8 7 (2.22%) F5
8 7 (2.22%) Informatica
8 7 (2.22%) NetApp
8 7 (2.22%) SaltStack
8 7 (2.22%) Sybase
8 7 (2.22%) Talend
9 6 (1.90%) Blue Coat
9 6 (1.90%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.90%) Cisco
9 6 (1.90%) Dell