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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 52 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Python 55 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.25% 2.03% 4.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.90% 6.23% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 15 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -43.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £159 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
696 337 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.18% 32.66% 40.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 221 224
Average daily rate £363 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £467 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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.

1 100 (79.37%) Linux
2 68 (53.97%) Bash Shell
3 53 (42.06%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (42.06%) DevOps
4 52 (41.27%) Ruby
5 51 (40.48%) Puppet
5 51 (40.48%) UNIX
6 47 (37.30%) Java
7 46 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (35.71%) Configuration Management
9 37 (29.37%) SQL
10 34 (26.98%) JavaScript
11 31 (24.60%) MongoDB
12 30 (23.81%) NoSQL
13 29 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
14 26 (20.63%) CentOS
14 26 (20.63%) Splunk
15 25 (19.84%) Windows
16 24 (19.05%) VMware
17 23 (18.25%) Tomcat
17 23 (18.25%) Hadoop
18 22 (17.46%) .NET
19 21 (16.67%) Internet
19 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
19 21 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (16.67%) Jenkins
20 20 (15.87%) Node.js
20 20 (15.87%) Oracle
21 19 (15.08%) MySQL
21 19 (15.08%) PHP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (18.25%) Tomcat
2 20 (15.87%) Node.js
3 18 (14.29%) Apache
4 16 (12.70%) OpenStack
5 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.76%) nginx
6 2 (1.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.79%) CICS
7 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.02%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (8.73%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.76%) Route 53
4 6 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (3.17%) IaaS
6 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.59%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.67%) Internet
2 13 (10.32%) SAN
3 7 (5.56%) HTTP
4 6 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.17%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.38%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.59%) LDAP
7 2 (1.59%) SSL
8 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.60%) MongoDB
2 30 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 23 (18.25%) Hadoop
4 19 (15.08%) MySQL
5 18 (14.29%) Redis
6 15 (11.90%) Big Data
7 9 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.35%) RDBMS
8 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.76%) Couchbase
9 6 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (4.76%) SimpleDB
10 5 (3.97%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.79%) Adabas
12 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 21 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.38%) Subversion
2 3 (2.38%) JUnit
2 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.59%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.59%) Ant
3 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.59%) Maven
3 2 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.79%) FishEye
General
1 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (30.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (21.43%) Developer
3 14 (11.11%) Architect
3 14 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.73%) Python Developer
5 10 (7.94%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.97%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Python Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Chief Architect
10 4 (3.17%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.17%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.46%) .NET
2 14 (11.11%) Web Services
3 11 (8.73%) LAMP
3 11 (8.73%) Memcached
3 11 (8.73%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (7.94%) HTML
5 9 (7.14%) CSS
6 7 (5.56%) XHTML
7 6 (4.76%) POSIX
8 4 (3.17%) XML
8 4 (3.17%) Java EE
8 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.17%) RESTful
9 3 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.38%) REST
9 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.38%) Spring
10 2 (1.59%) Swing
10 2 (1.59%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.94%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.76%) NHS
4 3 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 100 (79.37%) Linux
2 51 (40.48%) UNIX
3 26 (20.63%) CentOS
4 25 (19.84%) Windows
5 17 (13.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (11.90%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
7 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.79%) Debian
9 1 (0.79%) Fedora
9 1 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.79%) HPUX
9 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.06%) DevOps
2 46 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 21 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (13.49%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.70%) Service Management
7 13 (10.32%) TDD
7 13 (10.32%) Open Source
8 11 (8.73%) Data Management
8 11 (8.73%) Web Accessibility
8 11 (8.73%) OO
9 10 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.14%) Kanban
10 9 (7.14%) Incident Management
10 9 (7.14%) Workflow
11 8 (6.35%) Software Delivery
12 6 (4.76%) Machine Learning
12 6 (4.76%) Scrum
12 6 (4.76%) Network Design
12 6 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (53.97%) Bash Shell
2 52 (41.27%) Ruby
3 47 (37.30%) Java
4 37 (29.37%) SQL
5 34 (26.98%) JavaScript
6 19 (15.08%) PHP
7 18 (14.29%) Perl
8 16 (12.70%) Shell Script
9 13 (10.32%) C++
10 8 (6.35%) C#
11 4 (3.17%) Groovy
11 4 (3.17%) R
12 3 (2.38%) C
13 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.59%) Scala
13 2 (1.59%) AWK
13 2 (1.59%) Jython
14 1 (0.79%) COBOL
14 1 (0.79%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.35%) VMware Server
3 7 (5.56%) QEMU
3 7 (5.56%) KVM
4 4 (3.17%) vSphere
5 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.59%) XenServer
5 2 (1.59%) Xen
6 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.79%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (42.06%) Opscode Chef
2 51 (40.48%) Puppet
3 16 (12.70%) Cobbler
4 15 (11.90%) Tivoli
5 11 (8.73%) Opsview
5 11 (8.73%) Graphite
5 11 (8.73%) Rundeck
6 8 (6.35%) Ansible
7 6 (4.76%) HAProxy
7 6 (4.76%) Salt
8 4 (3.17%) StatsD
9 3 (2.38%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.79%) yum
10 1 (0.79%) logstash
Vendors
1 26 (20.63%) Splunk
2 24 (19.05%) VMware
3 20 (15.87%) Oracle
4 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.73%) Riverbed
4 11 (8.73%) Tealeaf
5 9 (7.14%) Rackspace
6 6 (4.76%) hybris
7 4 (3.17%) Tableau
7 4 (3.17%) Citrix
7 4 (3.17%) Teradata
7 4 (3.17%) Apigee
7 4 (3.17%) Mashery
8 3 (2.38%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.59%) Google
9 2 (1.59%) IBM
9 2 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
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