Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 15 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 142 358 331
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.41% 8.59% 6.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.96% 19.99% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 243 214
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £361 £366 £366
90th Percentile £713 £575 £575
England median daily rate £545 £538 £525
% change year-on-year +1.40% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.29 £19.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.52% -50.49% +4.92%
10th Percentile £15.15 £15.90 £29.93
90th Percentile £27.32 £38.18 £41.68
England median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -15.56% +8.43% +3.75%

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 547 1,791 2,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.25% 42.99% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 1,195 1,535
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £306 £302 £300
90th Percentile £600 £550 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 47
Median hourly rate £18.95 £22.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.70% -43.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.61 £16.25
90th Percentile £24.63 £45.38 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.25 £45.00 £41.13
% change year-on-year -21.67% +9.42% +0.30%

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 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +10 76 £500 +5.26% 30
South Yorkshire -1 51 £550 +10.00% 5
North Yorkshire +6 10 £425 - 3
East Yorkshire +6 2 £313 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 71 (50.00%) AWS
2 68 (47.89%) Git (software)
3 58 (40.85%) Terraform
4 56 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (35.21%) Ansible
6 47 (33.10%) Java
7 46 (32.39%) DevOps
8 43 (30.28%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (28.17%) Jenkins
10 36 (25.35%) GitHub
11 35 (24.65%) Puppet
11 35 (24.65%) JavaScript
12 33 (23.24%) Azure
12 33 (23.24%) Node.js
13 32 (22.54%) Security Cleared
14 30 (21.13%) Docker
15 28 (19.72%) BDD
15 28 (19.72%) GitLab
16 27 (19.01%) Linux
16 27 (19.01%) TDD
17 26 (18.31%) Bitbucket
17 26 (18.31%) GCP
17 26 (18.31%) Identity Access Management
18 25 (17.61%) Kubernetes
18 25 (17.61%) CircleCI
18 25 (17.61%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (17.61%) Amazon EC2
18 25 (17.61%) Open Source
18 25 (17.61%) Google
18 25 (17.61%) 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 15 (10.56%) Confluence
2 10 (7.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (6.34%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.23%) Mule
5 5 (3.52%) SAS
6 3 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.70%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.70%) SPSS
2 1 (0.70%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 71 (50.00%) AWS
2 36 (25.35%) GitHub
3 33 (23.24%) Azure
4 26 (18.31%) GCP
5 25 (17.61%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (16.90%) Amazon S3
7 16 (11.27%) Serverless
8 15 (10.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 15 (10.56%) Amazon Cognito
8 15 (10.56%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (10.56%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (4.23%) Slack
10 5 (3.52%) npm
11 2 (1.41%) IaaS
11 2 (1.41%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.70%) PaaS
12 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.08%) HTTP
1 20 (14.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.34%) BGP
2 9 (6.34%) MPLS
2 9 (6.34%) VXLAN
3 5 (3.52%) SSL
4 3 (2.11%) VPN
5 2 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.41%) Junos
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.86%) Big Data
2 10 (7.04%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.52%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (3.52%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.41%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.41%) HBase
8 2 (1.41%) Power BI
8 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.70%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.70%) Impala
9 1 (0.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 68 (47.89%) Git (software)
2 40 (28.17%) Jenkins
3 28 (19.72%) GitLab
4 26 (18.31%) Bitbucket
5 25 (17.61%) CircleCI
6 17 (11.97%) JIRA
7 8 (5.63%) Selenium
7 8 (5.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (4.23%) JUnit
8 6 (4.23%) Maven
8 6 (4.23%) Mockito
9 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.70%) GoCD
10 1 (0.70%) Mocha
10 1 (0.70%) RStudio
10 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (16.90%) Public Sector
2 19 (13.38%) Finance
3 7 (4.93%) Banking
4 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Electronics
5 2 (1.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Humanities
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) Military
6 1 (0.70%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 26 (18.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) Developer
3 15 (10.56%) Architect
4 13 (9.15%) Technical Architect
5 11 (7.75%) Python Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Senior Architect
7 9 (6.34%) Network Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Senior Technical Architect
8 8 (5.63%) Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) Consultant
8 8 (5.63%) Data Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Web Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Data Scientist
9 7 (4.93%) Senior DevOps
9 7 (4.93%) WebOps Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.24%) Node.js
2 16 (11.27%) JSON
3 14 (9.86%) Kafka
4 12 (8.45%) PySpark
5 9 (6.34%) REST
6 7 (4.93%) Spring
7 6 (4.23%) Enzyme
7 6 (4.23%) Jest
7 6 (4.23%) React
7 6 (4.23%) Redux
7 6 (4.23%) Spring Boot
8 5 (3.52%) RESTful
8 5 (3.52%) WireMock
9 4 (2.82%) .NET
9 4 (2.82%) Express
10 2 (1.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.41%) Vue.js
10 2 (1.41%) YAML
11 1 (0.70%) Dropwizard
11 1 (0.70%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.45%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) NHS
4 4 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.70%) Clustering
5 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Robotics
5 1 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.01%) Linux
2 7 (4.93%) Unix
3 1 (0.70%) CentOS
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.39%) DevOps
3 43 (30.28%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (19.72%) BDD
5 27 (19.01%) TDD
6 26 (18.31%) Identity Access Management
7 25 (17.61%) Configuration Management
7 25 (17.61%) Open Source
8 24 (16.90%) Infrastructure as Code
8 24 (16.90%) Task Automation
9 23 (16.20%) Continuous Deployment
10 22 (15.49%) Continuous Delivery
11 20 (14.08%) Data Science
11 20 (14.08%) Infrastructure Automation
11 20 (14.08%) Infrastructure Management
12 18 (12.68%) Architectural Design
13 15 (10.56%) MapReduce
13 15 (10.56%) Test Automation
14 14 (9.86%) Web Operations
15 12 (8.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.10%) Java
2 35 (24.65%) JavaScript
3 24 (16.90%) SQL
4 23 (16.20%) Go
5 9 (6.34%) Shell Script
6 8 (5.63%) R
7 5 (3.52%) ES6
7 5 (3.52%) Ruby
8 4 (2.82%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.82%) Scala
9 3 (2.11%) C#
9 3 (2.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.41%) C++
10 2 (1.41%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) Java 8
11 1 (0.70%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.70%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.04%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.52%) Degree
5 3 (2.11%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.11%) PhD
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (21.13%) Docker
2 2 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) HDFS
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 58 (40.85%) Terraform
2 50 (35.21%) Ansible
3 35 (24.65%) Puppet
4 25 (17.61%) Kubernetes
4 25 (17.61%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (14.79%) Salt
6 1 (0.70%) Oozie
6 1 (0.70%) Packer
6 1 (0.70%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Google
2 13 (9.15%) Databricks
3 10 (7.04%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.04%) Splunk
4 9 (6.34%) Cisco
5 8 (5.63%) AppDynamics
5 8 (5.63%) MuleSoft
6 7 (4.93%) F5
6 7 (4.93%) Juniper
7 5 (3.52%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.82%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle
9 2 (1.41%) VMware
10 1 (0.70%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.70%) Confluent
10 1 (0.70%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.70%) New Relic
10 1 (0.70%) SAP
10 1 (0.70%) Sonatype