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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 27 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 70 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.01% 2.46% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.37% 5.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 1
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£350 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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
566 441 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.63% 45.14% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 325 142
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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.

1 108 (68.35%) Linux
2 102 (64.56%) Ruby
3 96 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (59.49%) DevOps
5 87 (55.06%) Puppet
6 80 (50.63%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (46.84%) Bash Shell
8 67 (42.41%) Configuration Management
9 65 (41.14%) PHP
10 49 (31.01%) SQL
10 49 (31.01%) Java
11 41 (25.95%) Apache
11 41 (25.95%) MongoDB
12 39 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (21.52%) UNIX
14 33 (20.89%) Splunk
14 33 (20.89%) OpenStack
15 31 (19.62%) Software Engineering
16 30 (18.99%) Oracle
17 25 (15.82%) Open Source
17 25 (15.82%) Graphite
18 24 (15.19%) Git (software)
18 24 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
19 23 (14.56%) NoSQL
19 23 (14.56%) Riak
19 23 (14.56%) C++
20 22 (13.92%) MySQL
20 22 (13.92%) Node.js
21 21 (13.29%) Shell Script
21 21 (13.29%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 41 (25.95%) Apache
2 33 (20.89%) OpenStack
3 22 (13.92%) Node.js
4 6 (3.80%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (2.53%) nginx
5 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.80%) Route 53
4 6 (3.80%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) Internet
2 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.06%) DNS
3 7 (4.43%) SSL
4 6 (3.80%) Firewall
5 4 (2.53%) DHCP
6 3 (1.90%) HTTP
6 3 (1.90%) SAN
6 3 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.95%) MongoDB
2 23 (14.56%) NoSQL
2 23 (14.56%) Riak
3 22 (13.92%) MySQL
4 19 (12.03%) Redis
5 18 (11.39%) Hypertable
5 18 (11.39%) CouchDB
6 17 (10.76%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (6.96%) Couchbase
8 10 (6.33%) SimpleDB
8 10 (6.33%) Relational Database
9 9 (5.70%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.43%) Pentaho
11 6 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (15.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.39%) Fiddler
3 12 (7.59%) Jenkins
4 10 (6.33%) Subversion
5 7 (4.43%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.80%) QUnit
6 6 (3.80%) JMeter
6 6 (3.80%) JUnit
7 5 (3.16%) JIRA
8 4 (2.53%) Maven
9 3 (1.90%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.27%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.63%) Hudson
11 1 (0.63%) Grunt
11 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 7 (4.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.53%) Law
3 1 (0.63%) Finance
3 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (41.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (20.25%) Developer
3 16 (10.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.06%) Java Developer
6 8 (5.06%) Analyst
7 7 (4.43%) Architect
7 7 (4.43%) Python Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.80%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Digital Architect
9 4 (2.53%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Programmer
9 4 (2.53%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.53%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.53%) Software Developer
10 3 (1.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) J2EE
2 13 (8.23%) Web Services
3 11 (6.96%) XML
4 10 (6.33%) Hibernate
4 10 (6.33%) HTML
4 10 (6.33%) jQuery
5 9 (5.70%) REST
5 9 (5.70%) CSS
6 7 (4.43%) Servlets
6 7 (4.43%) .NET
6 7 (4.43%) JRules
6 7 (4.43%) Ajax
6 7 (4.43%) Mustache
6 7 (4.43%) JPA
6 7 (4.43%) Drools
7 6 (3.80%) JSON
7 6 (3.80%) Apache Camel
7 6 (3.80%) LAMP
7 6 (3.80%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.82%) Open Source
2 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.49%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.43%) Clustering
5 6 (3.80%) PKI
5 6 (3.80%) Smartcard
6 5 (3.16%) NHS
7 3 (1.90%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.90%) Chemistry
7 3 (1.90%) Life Science
7 3 (1.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 108 (68.35%) Linux
2 34 (21.52%) UNIX
3 16 (10.13%) CentOS
4 11 (6.96%) Ubuntu
5 10 (6.33%) Windows
6 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.90%) Solaris
8 2 (1.27%) Debian
8 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) SUSE
9 1 (0.63%) Fedora
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (59.49%) DevOps
3 67 (42.41%) Configuration Management
4 39 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (19.62%) Software Engineering
6 21 (13.29%) TDD
7 14 (8.86%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.96%) Scrum
8 11 (6.96%) Workflow
9 10 (6.33%) Service Management
9 10 (6.33%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.70%) Automated Testing
10 9 (5.70%) MVC
11 7 (4.43%) Project Management
11 7 (4.43%) OOP
11 7 (4.43%) Incident Management
12 6 (3.80%) Kanban
12 6 (3.80%) OO
13 5 (3.16%) BDD
13 5 (3.16%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (64.56%) Ruby
2 74 (46.84%) Bash Shell
3 65 (41.14%) PHP
4 49 (31.01%) SQL
4 49 (31.01%) Java
5 23 (14.56%) C++
6 21 (13.29%) Shell Script
7 20 (12.66%) C
8 19 (12.03%) JavaScript
8 19 (12.03%) Perl
9 18 (11.39%) C#
10 3 (1.90%) Groovy
11 2 (1.27%) Scala
12 1 (0.63%) VB
12 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.53%) Degree
3 3 (1.90%) VCP4
4 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.49%) KVM
1 15 (9.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (9.49%) QEMU
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.63%) vSphere
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.63%) XenServer
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 87 (55.06%) Puppet
2 80 (50.63%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (15.82%) Graphite
4 20 (12.66%) Nagios
4 20 (12.66%) Cobbler
5 18 (11.39%) Tivoli
5 18 (11.39%) CFEngine
5 18 (11.39%) Ansible
6 13 (8.23%) Salt
7 7 (4.43%) OpenIDM
8 4 (2.53%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.63%) Opsview
Vendors
1 33 (20.89%) Splunk
2 30 (18.99%) Oracle
3 18 (11.39%) VMware
3 18 (11.39%) SaltStack
4 16 (10.13%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.96%) Rackspace
6 6 (3.80%) Cisco
7 4 (2.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.27%) Percona
9 1 (0.63%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.63%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.63%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.63%) Zend
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