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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 27 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 77 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.22% 6.28% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.69% 14.88% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 29
Average daily rate £496 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.89% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
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
607 477 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.15% 42.21% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 346 295
Average daily rate £425 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (65.79%) Java
2 93 (61.18%) Ruby
3 92 (60.53%) Linux
3 92 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (48.03%) JavaScript
5 60 (39.47%) .NET
6 59 (38.82%) C#
7 54 (35.53%) Unix
8 52 (34.21%) C++
9 42 (27.63%) HTML
10 40 (26.32%) Perl
10 40 (26.32%) Bash Shell
10 40 (26.32%) Puppet
11 34 (22.37%) DevOps
12 33 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (20.39%) Internet
14 29 (19.08%) CSS
14 29 (19.08%) AngularJS
15 28 (18.42%) JIRA
16 26 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (17.11%) Oracle
16 26 (17.11%) Shell Script
17 25 (16.45%) Mac OS X
17 25 (16.45%) SQL
17 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (16.45%) Jenkins
17 25 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (14.47%) Confluence
18 22 (14.47%) Red Hat
18 22 (14.47%) Configuration Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 22 (14.47%) Confluence
2 16 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 11 (7.24%) Node.js
4 9 (5.92%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.95%) CloudStack
6 5 (3.29%) Apache
7 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.66%) Drupal
8 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.26%) Office 365
4 7 (4.61%) IaaS
5 4 (2.63%) GitHub
6 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.39%) Internet
2 9 (5.92%) SNMP
3 8 (5.26%) Skype
4 6 (3.95%) HTTP
5 5 (3.29%) NAS
5 5 (3.29%) SAN
6 4 (2.63%) DSL
7 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 15 (9.87%) Hadoop
3 13 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.61%) Big Data
5 7 (4.61%) MySQL
6 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.63%) HBase
8 3 (1.97%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.97%) Redis
8 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.32%) Riak
10 1 (0.66%) Informix
Development Applications
1 28 (18.42%) JIRA
2 25 (16.45%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.82%) Selenium
4 18 (11.84%) Maven
5 17 (11.18%) Cucumber
6 15 (9.87%) JMeter
7 14 (9.21%) Git (software)
7 14 (9.21%) LoadRunner
8 11 (7.24%) Firebug
9 10 (6.58%) Ant
9 10 (6.58%) Appium
9 10 (6.58%) Mocha
9 10 (6.58%) SonarQube
10 9 (5.92%) HP UFT
11 6 (3.95%) Gatling
11 6 (3.95%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (3.95%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.95%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.95%) VisualVM
11 6 (3.95%) YourKit
General
1 12 (7.89%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Law
3 2 (1.32%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Games
3 2 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (42.11%) Developer
2 27 (17.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.82%) Java Developer
3 21 (13.82%) Senior Developer
4 20 (13.16%) Architect
5 16 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 14 (9.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (7.89%) Digital Developer
7 12 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Test Leader
9 8 (5.26%) Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Digital Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Digital Technical Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Technical Architect
11 6 (3.95%) QA Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) QA Test Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (39.47%) .NET
2 42 (27.63%) HTML
3 29 (19.08%) AngularJS
3 29 (19.08%) CSS
4 13 (8.55%) Mustache
4 13 (8.55%) Sass
4 13 (8.55%) XHTML
5 11 (7.24%) HTML5
5 11 (7.24%) REST
6 10 (6.58%) YAML
7 9 (5.92%) CSS3
7 9 (5.92%) Hibernate
8 8 (5.26%) Spring
8 8 (5.26%) XML
9 7 (4.61%) JSON
9 7 (4.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.95%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.63%) jQuery
11 4 (2.63%) Kafka
11 4 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.55%) User Experience
3 10 (6.58%) Visualisation
4 9 (5.92%) PKI
5 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Blog
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) CESG
7 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.66%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.66%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 92 (60.53%) Linux
2 54 (35.53%) Unix
3 25 (16.45%) Mac OS X
4 13 (8.55%) Windows
5 9 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Android
6 2 (1.32%) CentOS
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.66%) Fedora
7 1 (0.66%) SUSE
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.37%) DevOps
3 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (14.47%) Configuration Management
5 20 (13.16%) Web Accessibility
6 17 (11.18%) Open Source
7 16 (10.53%) Front End Development
8 14 (9.21%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (9.21%) Project Management
9 13 (8.55%) Scrum
10 12 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (7.24%) TDD
12 10 (6.58%) Migration
13 9 (5.92%) DSDM
13 9 (5.92%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (5.92%) Performance Analysis
13 9 (5.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (5.92%) RUP
13 9 (5.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (5.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 100 (65.79%) Java
2 93 (61.18%) Ruby
3 73 (48.03%) JavaScript
4 59 (38.82%) C#
5 52 (34.21%) C++
6 40 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 40 (26.32%) Perl
7 26 (17.11%) Shell Script
8 25 (16.45%) SQL
9 19 (12.50%) Scala
10 14 (9.21%) PHP
11 13 (8.55%) R
12 11 (7.24%) C
13 6 (3.95%) CoffeeScript
13 6 (3.95%) VBA
13 6 (3.95%) VBScript
14 4 (2.63%) HiveQL
15 3 (1.97%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.32%) Go
16 2 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) APMP
2 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) QA
2 12 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.97%) WCAG
4 1 (0.66%) GPG13
4 1 (0.66%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (12.50%) vSphere
2 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.92%) Xen
3 6 (3.95%) XenServer
4 3 (1.97%) KVM
5 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.66%) Firmware
6 1 (0.66%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (26.32%) Puppet
2 33 (21.71%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.53%) Cobbler
4 12 (7.89%) Tivoli
5 7 (4.61%) StatsD
6 4 (2.63%) Ansible
7 2 (1.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.66%) Cacti
8 1 (0.66%) Grafana
8 1 (0.66%) Graphite
8 1 (0.66%) logstash
8 1 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.66%) Opsview
8 1 (0.66%) Salt
8 1 (0.66%) Terraform
8 1 (0.66%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) Oracle
2 22 (14.47%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.21%) VMware
4 11 (7.24%) HP
5 10 (6.58%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.61%) Apigee
6 7 (4.61%) Citrix
6 7 (4.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 7 (4.61%) IBM
6 7 (4.61%) Mashery
6 7 (4.61%) Tableau
6 7 (4.61%) Teradata
7 6 (3.95%) AppDynamics
7 6 (3.95%) Dynatrace
7 6 (3.95%) New Relic
8 5 (3.29%) Cisco
8 5 (3.29%) F5
8 5 (3.29%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.63%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.97%) Google
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