Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 21 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 158 211 341
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.93% 7.02% 7.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.53% 18.30% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 154 223
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £263 £363 £363
90th Percentile £558 £684 £575
England median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 6
Median hourly rate £23.43 £20.43 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.69% -57.00% +18.75%
10th Percentile £17.29 £14.46 £16.04
90th Percentile £26.51 £27.70 £51.25
England median hourly rate £34.54 £44.51 £45.00
% change year-on-year -22.40% -1.09% +12.50%

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 574 1,153 2,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.08% 38.34% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 829 1,455
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £600 £550
England median daily rate £495 £493 £483
% change year-on-year +0.51% +1.99% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 36
Median hourly rate £23.43 £20.11 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.48% -0.67% -49.39%
10th Percentile £11.84 £13.08 £14.72
90th Percentile £28.00 £29.98 £48.75
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Python as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Python in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Python in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Python in Yorkshire.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +18 120 £450 -10.00% 71
South Yorkshire -1 25 £500 -9.09% 25
North Yorkshire +10 10 £325 -13.33% 3
Python
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.05%) AWS
3 37 (23.42%) SQL
4 36 (22.78%) JavaScript
5 30 (18.99%) Java
5 30 (18.99%) DevOps
5 30 (18.99%) React
6 25 (15.82%) Jenkins
7 24 (15.19%) Terraform
7 24 (15.19%) Finance
7 24 (15.19%) Splunk
8 23 (14.56%) Node.js
8 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
9 22 (13.92%) Azure
9 22 (13.92%) R
10 20 (12.66%) Test Automation
11 19 (12.03%) Data Architecture
11 19 (12.03%) Data Engineering
12 18 (11.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (11.39%) Analytics
12 18 (11.39%) PaaS
12 18 (11.39%) Confluence
12 18 (11.39%) Scrum
12 18 (11.39%) TDD
13 17 (10.76%) JSON
13 17 (10.76%) Docker
14 16 (10.13%) GitHub
14 16 (10.13%) JIRA
14 16 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (10.13%) Kanban

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 18 (11.39%) Confluence
2 15 (9.49%) SAS
3 13 (8.23%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (7.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (7.59%) Mule
5 8 (5.06%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.53%) Apache
7 2 (1.27%) nginx
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (1.27%) SPSS
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (24.05%) AWS
2 22 (13.92%) Azure
3 18 (11.39%) PaaS
4 16 (10.13%) GitHub
5 14 (8.86%) IaaS
6 12 (7.59%) Slack
7 11 (6.96%) Power Platform
8 10 (6.33%) Serverless
9 5 (3.16%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (3.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (3.16%) SaaS
10 4 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (1.27%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.27%) Microsoft 365
12 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) Firewall
2 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.53%) VPN
2 4 (2.53%) WAN
3 3 (1.90%) DNS
3 3 (1.90%) Internet
3 3 (1.90%) Network Security
4 2 (1.27%) SSH
5 1 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.63%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (8.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 11 (6.96%) Power BI
4 10 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.70%) Big Data
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.43%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.43%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.80%) Data Lake
7 6 (3.80%) MySQL
7 6 (3.80%) Tableau
8 5 (3.16%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.16%) Spark SQL
9 4 (2.53%) HBase
9 4 (2.53%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (15.82%) Jenkins
2 23 (14.56%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (10.13%) JIRA
5 15 (9.49%) Maven
6 13 (8.23%) JUnit
7 12 (7.59%) Android Studio
7 12 (7.59%) CocoaPods
7 12 (7.59%) Mockito
7 12 (7.59%) Xcode
8 11 (6.96%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.53%) GitLab
9 4 (2.53%) Gradle
9 4 (2.53%) IBM UrbanCode
9 4 (2.53%) Selenium
10 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.27%) REST Assured
11 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.63%) JBehave
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Public Sector
3 11 (6.96%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Retail
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (42.41%) Developer
2 38 (24.05%) Python Developer
3 16 (10.13%) Analyst
4 11 (6.96%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (6.33%) Data Analyst
5 10 (6.33%) Data Engineer
6 8 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.43%) Data Manager
7 7 (4.43%) Mac Developer
7 7 (4.43%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Apache Spark Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.16%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.16%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) Python Engineer
9 5 (3.16%) React Developer
10 4 (2.53%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.99%) React
2 23 (14.56%) Node.js
3 17 (10.76%) JSON
4 15 (9.49%) .NET
5 13 (8.23%) REST
5 13 (8.23%) Spring
6 12 (7.59%) WireMock
7 11 (6.96%) Spring Boot
8 7 (4.43%) HTML
8 7 (4.43%) wxPython
9 6 (3.80%) PySpark
10 5 (3.16%) D3.js
10 5 (3.16%) GraphQL
10 5 (3.16%) HTML5
10 5 (3.16%) React Native
11 4 (2.53%) Anaconda
11 4 (2.53%) Software Packaging
11 4 (2.53%) Web Services
12 3 (1.90%) Kafka
12 3 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) NHS
2 13 (8.23%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.53%) User Experience
6 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.86%) Linux
2 12 (7.59%) Android
2 12 (7.59%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.33%) Windows
4 7 (4.43%) Mac OS
4 7 (4.43%) Unix
5 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.53%) CentOS
6 4 (2.53%) Debian
6 4 (2.53%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.99%) DevOps
3 20 (12.66%) Test Automation
4 19 (12.03%) Data Architecture
4 19 (12.03%) Data Engineering
5 18 (11.39%) Analytics
5 18 (11.39%) Scrum
5 18 (11.39%) TDD
6 16 (10.13%) Kanban
7 15 (9.49%) BDD
7 15 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.49%) Data Management
8 14 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.86%) Requirements Gathering
9 13 (8.23%) Pair Programming
10 12 (7.59%) Android Development
10 12 (7.59%) iOS Development
10 12 (7.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 11 (6.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (6.96%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.42%) SQL
2 36 (22.78%) JavaScript
3 30 (18.99%) Java
4 22 (13.92%) R
5 14 (8.86%) Bash Shell
6 12 (7.59%) Apple Swift
6 12 (7.59%) Kotlin
7 11 (6.96%) Java 8
7 11 (6.96%) Scala
8 10 (6.33%) Perl
9 8 (5.06%) PHP
10 6 (3.80%) Go
10 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.16%) Ruby
12 4 (2.53%) Elm
12 4 (2.53%) Haskell
12 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.90%) C#
14 2 (1.27%) VBA
15 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.49%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) PMO
4 1 (0.63%) HL7
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.76%) Docker
2 5 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.53%) HDFS
4 3 (1.90%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.90%) Snort
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (15.19%) Terraform
2 11 (6.96%) Kubernetes
3 10 (6.33%) Puppet
4 7 (4.43%) Ansible
5 4 (2.53%) Oozie
5 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.90%) Suricata
6 3 (1.90%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) Splunk
2 14 (8.86%) Databricks
3 12 (7.59%) AppDynamics
4 11 (6.96%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.70%) Zscaler
6 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.53%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle
8 3 (1.90%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.90%) Broadcom
8 3 (1.90%) FireEye
8 3 (1.90%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.90%) McAfee
8 3 (1.90%) Symantec
8 3 (1.90%) Trend Micro
8 3 (1.90%) VMware
9 2 (1.27%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.27%) Dynatrace
9 2 (1.27%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.63%) Atlassian