The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 28 46 72
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 54 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.23% 3.89% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 9.36% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 11
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£265 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
405 374 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.21% 41.60% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 215 344
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £211 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.62% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £27.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
West Yorkshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 44 (52.38%) Linux
2 36 (42.86%) Splunk
3 31 (36.90%) Ubuntu
4 30 (35.71%) CentOS
5 26 (30.95%) Service Management
5 26 (30.95%) C++
6 23 (27.38%) Web Services
6 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (26.19%) Workflow
8 21 (25.00%) Puppet
9 20 (23.81%) Windows
10 18 (21.43%) PHP
10 18 (21.43%) Ruby
11 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
12 15 (17.86%) Incident Management
12 15 (17.86%) DevOps
13 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (16.67%) nginx
13 14 (16.67%) Perl
13 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
13 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (15.48%) SAN
14 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
14 13 (15.48%) SQL
14 13 (15.48%) Java
14 13 (15.48%) VMware
14 13 (15.48%) VMware Server
15 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
15 12 (14.29%) NHS
16 11 (13.10%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (16.67%) nginx
2 10 (11.90%) Apache
3 7 (8.33%) Node.js
4 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.48%) SAN
1 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (10.71%) Internet
3 8 (9.52%) DNS
3 8 (9.52%) SSL
4 7 (8.33%) Firewall
4 7 (8.33%) SSH
4 7 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 7 (8.33%) VLAN
5 5 (5.95%) LAN
5 5 (5.95%) WAN
6 2 (2.38%) DVB
7 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Redis
2 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.95%) Riak
3 5 (5.95%) SimpleDB
3 5 (5.95%) Couchbase
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.38%) SQLPlus
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (1.19%) JMeter
3 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.19%) Selenium
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Law
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.71%) Architect
5 8 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Python Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Support
9 3 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.38%) Web Services
2 7 (8.33%) XML
3 6 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.95%) .NET
4 5 (5.95%) REST
5 4 (4.76%) jQuery
6 3 (3.57%) HTML
6 3 (3.57%) CSS
6 3 (3.57%) Symfony
7 2 (2.38%) WCF
7 2 (2.38%) J2EE
8 1 (1.19%) J2SE
8 1 (1.19%) JDBC
8 1 (1.19%) SOAP
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.19%) Middleware
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.19%) JPA
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.19%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) NHS
2 8 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.57%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.38%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.38%) Open Source
5 2 (2.38%) IPTV
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (52.38%) Linux
2 31 (36.90%) Ubuntu
3 30 (35.71%) CentOS
4 20 (23.81%) Windows
5 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Service Management
2 22 (26.19%) Workflow
3 17 (20.24%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.86%) Incident Management
4 15 (17.86%) DevOps
5 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.90%) TDD
6 7 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.14%) ITIL
8 5 (5.95%) MVC
8 5 (5.95%) Scrum
8 5 (5.95%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.95%) OOP
8 5 (5.95%) OO
8 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.76%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.76%) BDD
9 4 (4.76%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.95%) C++
2 18 (21.43%) PHP
2 18 (21.43%) Ruby
3 14 (16.67%) Perl
4 13 (15.48%) SQL
4 13 (15.48%) Java
5 12 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.14%) C#
7 5 (5.95%) Tcl
7 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.57%) VB
9 3 (3.57%) PHP5
10 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) ISEB
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9002
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.19%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (25.00%) Puppet
2 11 (13.10%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.90%) Salt
4 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Splunk
2 13 (15.48%) VMware
3 9 (10.71%) Oracle
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (3.57%) Google
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.57%) Facebook
5 3 (3.57%) Twitter
6 1 (1.19%) Capita
6 1 (1.19%) McAfee
6 1 (1.19%) Citrix
6 1 (1.19%) Juniper
6 1 (1.19%) NetApp
6 1 (1.19%) Sun
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) Zend
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago