Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 350 314 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.48% 6.48% 7.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.79% 15.12% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 186 206
Yorkshire median daily rate £498 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +7.14% -14.72%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £588 £613 £575
England median daily rate £535 £525 £493
% change year-on-year +1.90% +6.49% +3.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.85% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%

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 1,967 2,077 1,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.06% 42.83% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,336 1,437 1,264
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £297 £277
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 21
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.86% +77.78% +9.76%
10th Percentile £15.02 £19.16 £11.96
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +1 225 £475 +10.47% 20
South Yorkshire +3 93 £525 - 4
North Yorkshire +2 16 £425 +6.25% 5
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 170 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (45.71%) DevOps
3 158 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (44.86%) Jenkins
5 137 (39.14%) Linux
6 124 (35.43%) Java
7 120 (34.29%) Git (software)
8 101 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (27.71%) Docker
10 95 (27.14%) Ansible
11 84 (24.00%) Puppet
12 83 (23.71%) SQL
13 76 (21.71%) Ruby
14 74 (21.14%) Bash Shell
15 66 (18.86%) Software Engineering
15 66 (18.86%) Configuration Management
16 65 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 65 (18.57%) Terraform
17 63 (18.00%) Hadoop
17 63 (18.00%) Test Automation
17 63 (18.00%) Open Source
18 60 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
19 58 (16.57%) Apache Spark
20 54 (15.43%) TDD
21 52 (14.86%) Big Data
22 48 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
22 48 (13.71%) JIRA
23 47 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
23 47 (13.43%) HTTP
23 47 (13.43%) Node.js

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 58 (16.57%) Apache Spark
2 43 (12.29%) nginx
3 36 (10.29%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (8.86%) Apache
5 16 (4.57%) Confluence
6 15 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (3.71%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.86%) WordPress
9 7 (2.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.71%) IIS
11 5 (1.43%) SAS
12 3 (0.86%) CMS
12 3 (0.86%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.57%) IBM Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.57%) Mule
13 2 (0.57%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 170 (48.57%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (18.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (17.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 30 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (6.29%) Amazon S3
6 20 (5.71%) GitHub
7 19 (5.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 18 (5.14%) Serverless
9 16 (4.57%) Amazon ELB
9 16 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (4.00%) Route 53
11 10 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (2.57%) AWS CodePipeline
13 8 (2.29%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (2.29%) PaaS
13 8 (2.29%) Slack
14 6 (1.71%) IaaS
15 5 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (13.43%) HTTP
2 24 (6.86%) SSL
3 23 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.71%) Internet
5 5 (1.43%) Firewall
6 4 (1.14%) NAS
6 4 (1.14%) SAN
6 4 (1.14%) VPN
7 3 (0.86%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.57%) BGP
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.57%) DNS
8 2 (0.57%) OSPF
8 2 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.57%) Wireless
8 2 (0.57%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.29%) MPLS
9 1 (0.29%) TACACS
9 1 (0.29%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.00%) Hadoop
2 52 (14.86%) Big Data
3 47 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (12.86%) MongoDB
4 45 (12.86%) NoSQL
5 40 (11.43%) Redis
6 38 (10.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (9.14%) Apache Hive
7 32 (9.14%) Riak
8 30 (8.57%) GIS
9 24 (6.86%) MySQL
10 21 (6.00%) CouchDB
11 17 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (3.71%) Impala
12 13 (3.71%) Relational Database
13 12 (3.43%) SQL Server
14 11 (3.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (2.57%) HBase
17 5 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 157 (44.86%) Jenkins
2 120 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 48 (13.71%) JIRA
4 42 (12.00%) Subversion
5 33 (9.43%) Mercurial
5 33 (9.43%) SonarQube
6 17 (4.86%) GitLab
7 15 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.14%) Selenium
9 6 (1.71%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.71%) Maven
10 5 (1.43%) Ant
10 5 (1.43%) CMake
10 5 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.43%) Gatling
10 5 (1.43%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.14%) GoCD
11 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.86%) CircleCI
General
1 45 (12.86%) Finance
2 9 (2.57%) Retail
3 7 (2.00%) Banking
4 6 (1.71%) Publishing
5 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.86%) Social Science
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Law
6 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 112 (32.00%) Developer
2 108 (30.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (21.14%) Python Developer
4 37 (10.57%) AWS Engineer
5 36 (10.29%) Python Engineer
6 24 (6.86%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (6.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 17 (4.86%) AWS Developer
8 17 (4.86%) Data Engineer
8 17 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
10 14 (4.00%) Web Engineer
11 13 (3.71%) Consultant
12 12 (3.43%) Architect
12 12 (3.43%) Operations Engineer
12 12 (3.43%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) Senior DevOps
14 10 (2.86%) Django Developer
14 10 (2.86%) Python/Django Developer
14 10 (2.86%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (13.43%) Node.js
2 36 (10.29%) RabbitMQ
3 25 (7.14%) Anaconda
4 24 (6.86%) CSS
4 24 (6.86%) Django
5 23 (6.57%) HTML
6 21 (6.00%) Elastic Stack
6 21 (6.00%) Kafka
7 20 (5.71%) Web Services
8 18 (5.14%) .NET
9 17 (4.86%) RESTful
10 11 (3.14%) JSON
11 9 (2.57%) React
11 9 (2.57%) Swagger
12 8 (2.29%) XML
13 7 (2.00%) .NET Core
13 7 (2.00%) Lambda Expressions
14 6 (1.71%) PySpark
14 6 (1.71%) REST
14 6 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.00%) Clustering
1 14 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 13 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.29%) Blog
4 7 (2.00%) NHS
5 6 (1.71%) iSeries
5 6 (1.71%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.14%) Fintech
7 4 (1.14%) Replication
7 4 (1.14%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.86%) User Experience
9 2 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.57%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.57%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.29%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 137 (39.14%) Linux
2 37 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (10.00%) Unix
4 34 (9.71%) Windows
5 29 (8.29%) CentOS
6 17 (4.86%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.14%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Android
11 1 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (45.71%) DevOps
2 158 (45.14%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (28.86%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (18.86%) Configuration Management
4 66 (18.86%) Software Engineering
5 63 (18.00%) Open Source
5 63 (18.00%) Test Automation
6 54 (15.43%) TDD
7 43 (12.29%) Data Science
8 41 (11.71%) Analytics
9 31 (8.86%) Microservices
10 28 (8.00%) Machine Learning
11 27 (7.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 19 (5.43%) OO
13 17 (4.86%) Continuous Deployment
13 17 (4.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 17 (4.86%) Scrum
14 16 (4.57%) BDD
15 15 (4.29%) Mentoring
16 14 (4.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 124 (35.43%) Java
2 83 (23.71%) SQL
3 76 (21.71%) Ruby
4 74 (21.14%) Bash Shell
5 41 (11.71%) Perl
6 37 (10.57%) R
7 34 (9.71%) JavaScript
8 32 (9.14%) Scala
9 26 (7.43%) C#
10 20 (5.71%) C++
10 20 (5.71%) Go
11 15 (4.29%) Shell Script
12 14 (4.00%) PHP
13 10 (2.86%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.29%) Korn
15 7 (2.00%) C
16 4 (1.14%) Java 8
17 3 (0.86%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (3.71%) Degree
4 12 (3.43%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.57%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.14%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.57%) CCNP
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.57%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (0.57%) ISEB
8 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.57%) MCITP
8 2 (0.57%) MCSE
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCIE
9 1 (0.29%) CISM
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.57%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 97 (27.71%) Docker
2 16 (4.57%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) HDFS
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
6 1 (0.29%) Xen
6 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 95 (27.14%) Ansible
2 84 (24.00%) Puppet
3 65 (18.57%) Terraform
4 48 (13.71%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (10.57%) Kubernetes
6 24 (6.86%) Packer
7 18 (5.14%) Grafana
7 18 (5.14%) Prometheus
8 11 (3.14%) Rancher
9 10 (2.86%) SCCM
10 4 (1.14%) Oozie
11 3 (0.86%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.86%) Salt
12 2 (0.57%) Consul
12 2 (0.57%) Kibana
13 1 (0.29%) ArcSight ESM
13 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
13 1 (0.29%) Mesos
13 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 30 (8.57%) Google
2 17 (4.86%) EMC
2 17 (4.86%) Oracle
2 17 (4.86%) VMware
3 13 (3.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.71%) NetApp
4 12 (3.43%) Tableau
5 11 (3.14%) Black Duck
5 11 (3.14%) Citrix
5 11 (3.14%) TOWER Software
6 9 (2.57%) Splunk
7 8 (2.29%) Atlassian
7 8 (2.29%) Hortonworks
8 6 (1.71%) IBM
9 5 (1.43%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.43%) MapR
9 5 (1.43%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.43%) Veritas
10 4 (1.14%) Databricks
10 4 (1.14%) HP