Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 49 67
Rank change year-on-year +24 +18 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 273 214 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.20% 3.90% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.39% 8.98% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 150 145
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +46.15%
10th Percentile £386 £325 £300
90th Percentile £638 £551 £666
England median daily rate £513 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
10th Percentile £28.70 - £28.50
90th Percentile £40.56 - £31.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.24% +0.32% +22.83%

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 1666 2382 2384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.82% 43.36% 38.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1623 1617
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +9.54%
10th Percentile £297 £282 £263
90th Percentile £531 £538 £513
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 35
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.09% -25.68% -20.00%
10th Percentile £15.35 £12.95 £11.10
90th Percentile £41.70 £47.50 £46.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +19 208 £462 +7.44% 31
South Yorkshire +18 58 £535 +7.00% 9
North Yorkshire +15 7 £500 - 2
Humberside - 1 £415 -
Python
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 141 (51.65%) Linux
2 131 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (42.86%) DevOps
4 115 (42.12%) Git (software)
5 110 (40.29%) Java
6 98 (35.90%) Ruby
7 91 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 89 (32.60%) Configuration Management
9 86 (31.50%) Jenkins
10 73 (26.74%) Ansible
11 67 (24.54%) JavaScript
12 66 (24.18%) Puppet
13 63 (23.08%) Unix
14 56 (20.51%) Shell Script
14 56 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
15 55 (20.15%) Docker
16 54 (19.78%) Open Source
16 54 (19.78%) Test Automation
17 48 (17.58%) PHP
18 46 (16.85%) HTML
19 45 (16.48%) Big Data
20 44 (16.12%) Perl
20 44 (16.12%) JIRA
21 43 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 42 (15.38%) SQL
23 40 (14.65%) HTTP
23 40 (14.65%) Scala
24 39 (14.29%) Hadoop
25 37 (13.55%) Kafka

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 36 (13.19%) Apache Spark
2 32 (11.72%) Confluence
3 21 (7.69%) OpenStack
4 19 (6.96%) nginx
5 9 (3.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.83%) Apache
6 5 (1.83%) CloudStack
6 5 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.83%) JBoss
6 5 (1.83%) Jetty
6 5 (1.83%) Jupyter
6 5 (1.83%) SAS
6 5 (1.83%) Tornado
6 5 (1.83%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.10%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.37%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (10.99%) GitHub
2 16 (5.86%) Slack
3 11 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.56%) PaaS
6 5 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.10%) IaaS
8 3 (1.10%) Loggly
8 3 (1.10%) Serverless
8 3 (1.10%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.37%) G Suite
9 1 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.65%) HTTP
2 14 (5.13%) LAN
3 13 (4.76%) VPN
3 13 (4.76%) WAN
4 8 (2.93%) SAN
4 8 (2.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.83%) AMQP
5 5 (1.83%) Firewall
6 2 (0.73%) Internet
6 2 (0.73%) Network Security
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) FTP
7 1 (0.37%) NAS
7 1 (0.37%) SMTP
7 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (16.48%) Big Data
2 39 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 34 (12.45%) Apache Hive
4 31 (11.36%) HBase
5 30 (10.99%) Sqoop
6 29 (10.62%) Impala
6 29 (10.62%) NoSQL
7 23 (8.42%) Relational Database
8 22 (8.06%) MongoDB
9 15 (5.49%) MySQL
10 14 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (4.40%) Redis
13 10 (3.66%) SQL Server
14 9 (3.30%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.93%) DB2
16 6 (2.20%) Couchbase
17 5 (1.83%) Riak
18 4 (1.47%) DataStage
19 3 (1.10%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 115 (42.12%) Git (software)
2 86 (31.50%) Jenkins
3 44 (16.12%) JIRA
4 28 (10.26%) Selenium
5 23 (8.42%) Cucumber
6 19 (6.96%) SonarQube
7 18 (6.59%) Subversion
8 16 (5.86%) JUnit
9 14 (5.13%) WebDriver
10 12 (4.40%) Maven
10 12 (4.40%) Talend Open Studio
10 12 (4.40%) Vagrant
11 9 (3.30%) Hudson
12 6 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.83%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.83%) GoCD
13 5 (1.83%) JBehave
13 5 (1.83%) Travis CI
14 4 (1.47%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 28 (10.26%) Finance
2 17 (6.23%) Banking
3 9 (3.30%) Retail Banking
4 7 (2.56%) Marketing
4 7 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.20%) Electronics
5 6 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.83%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (30.77%) Developer
2 75 (27.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.33%) Tester
6 18 (6.59%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 18 (6.59%) Python Developer
7 16 (5.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 15 (5.49%) Consultant
8 15 (5.49%) Data Engineer
9 14 (5.13%) Automation Tester
9 14 (5.13%) Senior DevOps
10 13 (4.76%) PHP Developer
10 13 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.40%) Scala Developer
12 9 (3.30%) Architect
12 9 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (3.30%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (2.56%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.85%) HTML
2 37 (13.55%) Kafka
3 36 (13.19%) Node.js
4 34 (12.45%) CSS
5 29 (10.62%) Spark Streaming
5 29 (10.62%) Spring
6 28 (10.26%) Django
7 27 (9.89%) RESTful
8 22 (8.06%) REST
9 21 (7.69%) JSON
10 19 (6.96%) HTML5
10 19 (6.96%) Play Framework
11 18 (6.59%) Ajax
12 17 (6.23%) CSS3
13 15 (5.49%) Sensu
14 14 (5.13%) AngularJS
14 14 (5.13%) Guice
14 14 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
15 13 (4.76%) Symfony
16 12 (4.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.59%) Clustering
2 13 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.93%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.93%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.47%) iPad
4 4 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 4 (1.47%) User Experience
5 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.73%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (0.73%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.37%) IPTV
7 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 141 (51.65%) Linux
2 63 (23.08%) Unix
3 43 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (6.96%) Mac OS X
5 14 (5.13%) Windows
6 10 (3.66%) CentOS
7 8 (2.93%) Windows Server
8 7 (2.56%) Solaris
9 3 (1.10%) AIX
9 3 (1.10%) Android
9 3 (1.10%) Fedora
9 3 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (42.86%) DevOps
3 91 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (32.60%) Configuration Management
5 54 (19.78%) Open Source
5 54 (19.78%) Test Automation
6 37 (13.55%) Mentoring
7 33 (12.09%) ETL
8 32 (11.72%) Scrum
8 32 (11.72%) TDD
9 30 (10.99%) MapReduce
10 29 (10.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (8.79%) Microservices
13 23 (8.42%) Web Design
14 22 (8.06%) Coaching
14 22 (8.06%) Software Engineering
15 21 (7.69%) MVC
15 21 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (6.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 110 (40.29%) Java
2 98 (35.90%) Ruby
3 91 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 67 (24.54%) JavaScript
5 56 (20.51%) Shell Script
6 48 (17.58%) PHP
7 44 (16.12%) Perl
8 42 (15.38%) SQL
9 40 (14.65%) Scala
10 33 (12.09%) C#
11 16 (5.86%) C++
12 12 (4.40%) Groovy
13 9 (3.30%) Go
13 9 (3.30%) R
14 8 (2.93%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.47%) C
15 4 (1.47%) VBScript
16 3 (1.10%) ES6
16 3 (1.10%) Prolog
17 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.66%) Degree
4 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.59%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) GCP
3 1 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (20.15%) Docker
2 30 (10.99%) Apache Flume
3 11 (4.03%) Xen
4 4 (1.47%) KVM
4 4 (1.47%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.10%) vSphere
5 3 (1.10%) XenServer
6 2 (0.73%) RHEV
6 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (26.74%) Ansible
2 66 (24.18%) Puppet
3 56 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (6.59%) Prometheus
5 16 (5.86%) Terraform
6 14 (5.13%) Kubernetes
7 6 (2.20%) Rancher
8 5 (1.83%) Grafana
8 5 (1.83%) Graphite
9 4 (1.47%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.47%) Juju
9 4 (1.47%) Salt
10 3 (1.10%) CSIRT
10 3 (1.10%) Kibana
10 3 (1.10%) logstash
10 3 (1.10%) Nagios
10 3 (1.10%) Opsview
10 3 (1.10%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.10%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.37%) QRadar
Vendors
1 32 (11.72%) Splunk
2 19 (6.96%) Oracle
3 18 (6.59%) Google
4 15 (5.49%) Red Hat
5 14 (5.13%) Informatica
6 12 (4.40%) Talend
7 9 (3.30%) Sybase
8 8 (2.93%) New Relic
9 7 (2.56%) CA
10 6 (2.20%) IBM
10 6 (2.20%) SaltStack
10 6 (2.20%) SAP
11 4 (1.47%) VMware
12 3 (1.10%) EnterpriseDB
12 3 (1.10%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.10%) Symantec
13 2 (0.73%) Adobe
13 2 (0.73%) HP
13 2 (0.73%) Sun
14 1 (0.37%) EMC