The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 61 39 83
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +44
Contract jobs citing Python 17 37 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.70% 4.26% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.25% 10.72% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £410 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £443 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
Python
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
324 345 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.34% 39.75% 44.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 216 287
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Leeds region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Leeds region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 47 (58.02%) Linux
2 39 (48.15%) Splunk
3 34 (41.98%) Ubuntu
4 33 (40.74%) CentOS
5 27 (33.33%) Service Management
6 23 (28.40%) Workflow
6 23 (28.40%) Puppet
7 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (27.16%) Web Services
7 22 (27.16%) Windows
7 22 (27.16%) C++
8 19 (23.46%) Software Engineering
9 18 (22.22%) Ruby
9 18 (22.22%) DevOps
10 17 (20.99%) PHP
11 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (19.75%) Incident Management
11 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (18.52%) Bash Shell
12 15 (18.52%) nginx
12 15 (18.52%) VMware
12 15 (18.52%) SAN
12 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
13 14 (17.28%) NHS
14 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (16.05%) TDD
14 13 (16.05%) VMware Server
15 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (14.81%) SQL
15 12 (14.81%) Salt

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (18.52%) nginx
2 11 (13.58%) Apache
3 10 (12.35%) Node.js
4 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) Confluence
6 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.47%) Route 53
3 1 (1.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) SAN
2 10 (12.35%) SSL
3 9 (11.11%) DNS
3 9 (11.11%) Internet
4 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.64%) SSH
6 6 (7.41%) Firewall
7 3 (3.70%) DHCP
8 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Redis
2 9 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.41%) SimpleDB
3 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.41%) Couchbase
4 5 (6.17%) Riak
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.47%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) MySQL
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.23%) Grunt
General
1 8 (9.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Software Engineer
1 16 (19.75%) Cloud Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (17.28%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Linux Support
9 4 (4.94%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Support Technician
10 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (7.41%) REST
3 4 (4.94%) XML
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
4 3 (3.70%) J2EE
4 3 (3.70%) Django
5 2 (2.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (1.23%) JPA
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) JDBC
6 1 (1.23%) J2SE
6 1 (1.23%) POSIX
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.23%) Java EE
6 1 (1.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) NHS
2 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.70%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.02%) Linux
2 34 (41.98%) Ubuntu
3 33 (40.74%) CentOS
4 22 (27.16%) Windows
5 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (18.52%) Windows XP
7 11 (13.58%) UNIX
8 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) Service Management
2 23 (28.40%) Workflow
3 19 (23.46%) Software Engineering
4 18 (22.22%) DevOps
5 16 (19.75%) Incident Management
6 13 (16.05%) TDD
7 12 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.41%) ITIL
11 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.17%) Scrum
11 5 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.94%) BDD
12 4 (4.94%) Migration
12 4 (4.94%) Quality Management
12 4 (4.94%) QMS
13 3 (3.70%) Data Migration
13 3 (3.70%) Data Architecture
13 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.16%) C++
2 18 (22.22%) Ruby
3 17 (20.99%) PHP
4 15 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 12 (14.81%) SQL
6 11 (13.58%) Java
7 8 (9.88%) Perl
8 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.94%) C#
9 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.47%) VB
12 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (28.40%) Puppet
2 13 (16.05%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (14.81%) Salt
4 2 (2.47%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Splunk
2 15 (18.52%) VMware
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
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