Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 36 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 +19
Contract jobs citing Python 230 248 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.22% 5.03% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.73% 12.03% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 168 171
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +42.86%
10th Percentile £385 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £550 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £39.50
% change year-on-year +1.59% -0.32% +10.49%

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 1,675 2,062 2,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.05% 41.81% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,211 1,415 1,545
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £283 £281 £268
90th Percentile £538 £538 £533
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%
10th Percentile £22.85 £12.51 £11.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.88 £40.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -9 167 £500 +16.28% 56
South Yorkshire +15 59 £550 +18.92% 14
North Yorkshire +8 7 £500 - 10
Humberside - 1 £415 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 110 (47.83%) Linux
2 100 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 92 (40.00%) Ruby
3 92 (40.00%) DevOps
4 88 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (36.96%) Java
5 85 (36.96%) Bash Shell
6 73 (31.74%) Jenkins
6 73 (31.74%) Configuration Management
7 70 (30.43%) Docker
8 68 (29.57%) Puppet
9 61 (26.52%) Ansible
10 58 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
11 52 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (21.74%) Perl
12 50 (21.74%) Unix
13 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
13 48 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 46 (20.00%) Splunk
15 41 (17.83%) Node.js
16 40 (17.39%) PHP
17 37 (16.09%) Mentoring
18 33 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
19 31 (13.48%) Shell Script
20 30 (13.04%) TDD
20 30 (13.04%) Microservices
20 30 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
21 28 (12.17%) HTTP
22 27 (11.74%) Open Source
22 27 (11.74%) 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 23 (10.00%) Confluence
2 22 (9.57%) nginx
3 11 (4.78%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (4.78%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.48%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.04%) Apache
6 5 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.17%) JBoss
6 5 (2.17%) Jetty
6 5 (2.17%) Jupyter
6 5 (2.17%) Tornado
6 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.74%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.87%) SAS
9 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.35%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.39%) Slack
3 16 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.48%) PaaS
6 7 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.74%) GitHub
8 4 (1.74%) IaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.30%) Loggly
9 3 (1.30%) Serverless
9 3 (1.30%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.87%) npm
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.17%) HTTP
2 10 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 8 (3.48%) SAN
4 5 (2.17%) AMQP
4 5 (2.17%) Firewall
5 3 (1.30%) SMS
5 3 (1.30%) SSL
6 2 (0.87%) Network Security
6 2 (0.87%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) BGP
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.43%) Internet
7 1 (0.43%) IPsec
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) NAS
7 1 (0.43%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (8.26%) MongoDB
3 17 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.96%) Big Data
5 14 (6.09%) Redis
5 14 (6.09%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (5.22%) Hadoop
7 10 (4.35%) MySQL
8 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
9 8 (3.48%) DB2
9 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.04%) Riak
11 5 (2.17%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.17%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.74%) DataStage
13 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.87%) HBase
14 1 (0.43%) Impala
14 1 (0.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 100 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 73 (31.74%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.87%) JIRA
4 21 (9.13%) SonarQube
5 19 (8.26%) Maven
6 12 (5.22%) Vagrant
7 11 (4.78%) Selenium
8 10 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (3.48%) Subversion
10 6 (2.61%) IBM UrbanCode
10 6 (2.61%) Travis CI
11 5 (2.17%) FitNesse
11 5 (2.17%) GoCD
11 5 (2.17%) JBehave
11 5 (2.17%) JUnit
12 4 (1.74%) RSpec
12 4 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.74%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (9.57%) Finance
2 16 (6.96%) Banking
3 9 (3.91%) Retail Banking
4 8 (3.48%) Games
5 6 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.87%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (30.00%) Developer
2 59 (25.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (11.74%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (9.57%) Java Developer
5 20 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 20 (8.70%) Python Developer
6 19 (8.26%) Consultant
6 19 (8.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 14 (6.09%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.65%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (5.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.91%) Data Scientist
10 8 (3.48%) Architect
10 8 (3.48%) Platform Engineer
10 8 (3.48%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.48%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.48%) Tester
11 7 (3.04%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (2.61%) JavaScript Engineer
12 6 (2.61%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.83%) Node.js
2 20 (8.70%) Django
3 19 (8.26%) HTML
3 19 (8.26%) Spring
4 18 (7.83%) CSS
5 15 (6.52%) Kafka
5 15 (6.52%) RESTful
5 15 (6.52%) Web Services
6 13 (5.65%) AngularJS
6 13 (5.65%) Symfony
7 12 (5.22%) React
8 10 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (4.35%) Spring Boot
9 9 (3.91%) Play Framework
9 9 (3.91%) REST
10 8 (3.48%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.04%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (3.04%) JSON
11 7 (3.04%) LAMP
12 6 (2.61%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.70%) Clustering
2 14 (6.09%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.04%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.61%) iPad
7 4 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.43%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (47.83%) Linux
2 50 (21.74%) Unix
3 48 (20.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (8.26%) Mac OS X
5 17 (7.39%) Windows
6 11 (4.78%) CentOS
7 8 (3.48%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.17%) Solaris
9 3 (1.30%) Fedora
10 2 (0.87%) Android
10 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) AIX
11 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (40.00%) DevOps
2 88 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (31.74%) Configuration Management
4 52 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (16.09%) Mentoring
6 30 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 30 (13.04%) Microservices
6 30 (13.04%) TDD
7 27 (11.74%) Open Source
7 27 (11.74%) Test Automation
8 22 (9.57%) Coaching
9 21 (9.13%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.83%) Load Balancing
12 17 (7.39%) Static Code Analysis
13 16 (6.96%) Scrum
14 15 (6.52%) MVC
15 14 (6.09%) ITIL
16 13 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (5.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.00%) Ruby
2 85 (36.96%) Bash Shell
2 85 (36.96%) Java
3 50 (21.74%) Perl
4 48 (20.87%) JavaScript
5 40 (17.39%) PHP
6 31 (13.48%) Shell Script
7 21 (9.13%) SQL
8 20 (8.70%) C#
8 20 (8.70%) Scala
9 15 (6.52%) C++
10 10 (4.35%) R
11 9 (3.91%) Go
11 9 (3.91%) Groovy
12 8 (3.48%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.30%) ES6
13 3 (1.30%) ES7
14 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.43%) Prolog
14 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (8.70%) Degree
2 12 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.52%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) GCP
3 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 70 (30.43%) Docker
2 7 (3.04%) Xen
3 5 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.74%) KVM
4 4 (1.74%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.87%) RHEV
5 2 (0.87%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 68 (29.57%) Puppet
2 61 (26.52%) Ansible
3 58 (25.22%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.39%) Kubernetes
5 16 (6.96%) Terraform
6 5 (2.17%) Grafana
6 5 (2.17%) Graphite
6 5 (2.17%) Opsview
6 5 (2.17%) Rancher
6 5 (2.17%) Salt
7 4 (1.74%) Juju
7 4 (1.74%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.30%) Kibana
8 3 (1.30%) logstash
8 3 (1.30%) Nagios
8 3 (1.30%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.43%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.43%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.43%) Mesos
Vendors
1 46 (20.00%) Splunk
2 17 (7.39%) Oracle
3 16 (6.96%) CA
4 15 (6.52%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.91%) Sybase
6 8 (3.48%) New Relic
7 7 (3.04%) Google
8 6 (2.61%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.74%) VMware
10 3 (1.30%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.30%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.87%) Cadence
11 2 (0.87%) IBM
11 2 (0.87%) SAP
12 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.43%) Cisco
12 1 (0.43%) EMC
12 1 (0.43%) Informatica
12 1 (0.43%) Juniper
12 1 (0.43%) Symantec