Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 28 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +14
Contract jobs citing Python 281 270 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.71% 6.10% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.36% 16.28% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 198 150
Yorkshire median daily rate £453 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.50% +14.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £363 £385 £325
90th Percentile £611 £638 £550
England median daily rate £525 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%

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 2,103 1,658 2,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.76% 37.48% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,226 1,586
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £288 £282
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 18 29
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%
10th Percentile £14.56 £18.73 £12.19
90th Percentile £45.88 £41.83 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +3.90% +2.67%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -8 200 £450 -5.26% 66
South Yorkshire -8 55 £475 -11.21% 14
North Yorkshire +8 16 £460 -8.00% 13
Python
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 121 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (42.70%) DevOps
3 102 (36.30%) Amazon AWS
4 89 (31.67%) Java
4 89 (31.67%) Linux
5 87 (30.96%) Docker
6 84 (29.89%) Jenkins
7 81 (28.83%) SQL
8 68 (24.20%) Puppet
9 66 (23.49%) Git (software)
9 66 (23.49%) Ansible
10 65 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (22.42%) MongoDB
12 57 (20.28%) NoSQL
12 57 (20.28%) TDD
13 52 (18.51%) Terraform
14 51 (18.15%) Hadoop
15 50 (17.79%) Software Engineering
16 47 (16.73%) Ruby
17 44 (15.66%) JavaScript
17 44 (15.66%) Microservices
18 43 (15.30%) Bash Shell
19 42 (14.95%) Apache Cassandra
20 40 (14.23%) C#
20 40 (14.23%) Windows
21 39 (13.88%) PostgreSQL
21 39 (13.88%) Node.js
21 39 (13.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 38 (13.52%) nginx
23 37 (13.17%) Kubernetes

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 38 (13.52%) nginx
2 33 (11.74%) Elasticsearch
3 30 (10.68%) Apache Spark
4 29 (10.32%) Apache
5 17 (6.05%) Confluence
6 16 (5.69%) SAS
7 11 (3.91%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.20%) WordPress
9 5 (1.78%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.78%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.42%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.07%) ArcGIS
11 3 (1.07%) CloudStack
11 3 (1.07%) JBoss
11 3 (1.07%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.71%) CMS
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.36%) Mongrel
Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 102 (36.30%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (12.81%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (9.25%) Amazon S3
5 22 (7.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 20 (7.12%) Route 53
7 18 (6.41%) Serverless
8 15 (5.34%) Amazon ELB
8 15 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (4.27%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (3.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.49%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (2.49%) GitHub
11 7 (2.49%) Slack
12 6 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.78%) Heroku
13 5 (1.78%) IaaS
13 5 (1.78%) PaaS
13 5 (1.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.61%) HTTP
2 10 (3.56%) SSL
2 10 (3.56%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.85%) Firewall
4 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.71%) DNS
4 2 (0.71%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.36%) AMQP
5 1 (0.36%) BGP
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.36%) DHCP
5 1 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) NAS
5 1 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.36%) OSPF
5 1 (0.36%) SAN
5 1 (0.36%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.42%) MongoDB
2 57 (20.28%) NoSQL
3 51 (18.15%) Hadoop
4 42 (14.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 39 (13.88%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (12.10%) MySQL
7 31 (11.03%) Redis
8 26 (9.25%) GIS
9 24 (8.54%) Riak
10 23 (8.19%) CouchDB
11 19 (6.76%) Big Data
12 17 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (4.27%) Relational Database
13 12 (4.27%) SQL Server
14 10 (3.56%) QlikView
15 9 (3.20%) Apache Hive
16 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (2.49%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (2.49%) Spotfire
17 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 84 (29.89%) Jenkins
2 66 (23.49%) Git (software)
3 35 (12.46%) Subversion
4 30 (10.68%) Mercurial
5 27 (9.61%) JIRA
6 22 (7.83%) Selenium
7 21 (7.47%) SonarQube
8 15 (5.34%) GitLab
9 12 (4.27%) Cucumber
10 9 (3.20%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.78%) Gatling
13 5 (1.78%) Maven
13 5 (1.78%) Toad
13 5 (1.78%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.42%) Ant
14 4 (1.42%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.42%) IntelliJ
15 3 (1.07%) JMeter
General
1 32 (11.39%) Finance
2 9 (3.20%) Retail
3 7 (2.49%) Automotive
4 4 (1.42%) Back Office
4 4 (1.42%) Law
5 3 (1.07%) Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Arabic Language
6 2 (0.71%) Hindi Language
6 2 (0.71%) Indonesian Language
6 2 (0.71%) Legal
6 2 (0.71%) Malayalam Language
6 2 (0.71%) Tamil Language
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (37.72%) Developer
2 74 (26.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (16.37%) Python Developer
4 26 (9.25%) AWS Engineer
5 24 (8.54%) Java Developer
6 20 (7.12%) Software Engineer
7 17 (6.05%) AWS DevOps
7 17 (6.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.63%) Data Engineer
9 12 (4.27%) Agile Developer
9 12 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (3.91%) Automation Tester
10 11 (3.91%) Consultant
10 11 (3.91%) Tester
11 10 (3.56%) Agile Java Developer
11 10 (3.56%) Developer in Test
11 10 (3.56%) Java Automation Tester
11 10 (3.56%) Platform Engineer
11 10 (3.56%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (3.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.88%) Node.js
2 30 (10.68%) RabbitMQ
3 27 (9.61%) .NET
4 20 (7.12%) Kafka
5 19 (6.76%) CSS
5 19 (6.76%) HTML
6 18 (6.41%) Elastic Stack
7 16 (5.69%) Django
7 16 (5.69%) XML
8 14 (4.98%) JSON
9 13 (4.63%) Web Services
10 12 (4.27%) React
11 10 (3.56%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.85%) REST
13 7 (2.49%) Play Framework
14 6 (2.14%) .NET Core
14 6 (2.14%) Middleware
14 6 (2.14%) RESTful
15 5 (1.78%) PySpark
15 5 (1.78%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.91%) Public Cloud
3 7 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.78%) Algorithms
4 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.78%) NHS
5 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.07%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.71%) Clustering
6 2 (0.71%) CUDA
6 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.71%) GPGPU
6 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.36%) PKI
7 1 (0.36%) Robotics
7 1 (0.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 89 (31.67%) Linux
2 40 (14.23%) Windows
3 39 (13.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (8.90%) Unix
5 24 (8.54%) CentOS
6 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.14%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.07%) AIX
9 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.71%) HPUX
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Android
11 1 (0.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (42.70%) DevOps
3 65 (23.13%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (20.28%) TDD
5 50 (17.79%) Software Engineering
6 44 (15.66%) Microservices
7 34 (12.10%) Configuration Management
7 34 (12.10%) Test Automation
8 30 (10.68%) Analytics
9 26 (9.25%) Open Source
10 25 (8.90%) Scrum
11 23 (8.19%) OO
12 19 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (6.41%) Deployment Automation
14 16 (5.69%) Data Science
15 15 (5.34%) BDD
15 15 (5.34%) Computer Science
15 15 (5.34%) ETL
15 15 (5.34%) Infrastructure Monitoring
16 14 (4.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.67%) Java
2 81 (28.83%) SQL
3 47 (16.73%) Ruby
4 44 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 43 (15.30%) Bash Shell
6 40 (14.23%) C#
7 33 (11.74%) Perl
8 30 (10.68%) Shell Script
9 25 (8.90%) R
10 19 (6.76%) PowerShell
11 17 (6.05%) PHP
12 16 (5.69%) Scala
13 14 (4.98%) C++
14 11 (3.91%) C
15 10 (3.56%) Embedded C
15 10 (3.56%) Go
16 9 (3.20%) PL/SQL
17 7 (2.49%) Groovy
18 5 (1.78%) Java 8
18 5 (1.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (6.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 17 (6.05%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.69%) Degree
4 13 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.85%) PhD
7 4 (1.42%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.07%) CCNP
8 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.07%) CISSP
8 3 (1.07%) MCITP
8 3 (1.07%) MCSE
8 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.71%) CCNA
9 2 (0.71%) CCSA
9 2 (0.71%) CCSE
9 2 (0.71%) IBM AIX Certification
10 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.36%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.49%) MISRA
2 5 (1.78%) MISRA C
2 5 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.07%) PMO
4 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 87 (30.96%) Docker
2 10 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.78%) Xen
5 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.07%) vSphere
5 3 (1.07%) XenServer
6 2 (0.71%) HDFS
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.36%) KVM
7 1 (0.36%) QEMU
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.36%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 68 (24.20%) Puppet
2 66 (23.49%) Ansible
3 52 (18.51%) Terraform
4 37 (13.17%) Kubernetes
5 32 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (7.47%) Grafana
7 17 (6.05%) Packer
7 17 (6.05%) Prometheus
8 15 (5.34%) Rancher
9 9 (3.20%) SCCM
10 7 (2.49%) Kibana
11 4 (1.42%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.71%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.71%) Graylog
12 2 (0.71%) Mesos
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.71%) Salt
13 1 (0.36%) OpenView
13 1 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (9.25%) Oracle
2 22 (7.83%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.63%) Black Duck
3 13 (4.63%) Red Hat
3 13 (4.63%) VMware
4 12 (4.27%) Google
5 9 (3.20%) Tableau
6 8 (2.85%) Datameer
6 8 (2.85%) Splunk
6 8 (2.85%) Teradata
7 7 (2.49%) Hortonworks
8 6 (2.14%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.42%) Adobe
9 4 (1.42%) RedGate
10 3 (1.07%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.07%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.07%) CA
10 3 (1.07%) Cisco
10 3 (1.07%) ESRI
11 2 (0.71%) F5