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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 46 32 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 57 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.51% 4.52% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.65% 12.12% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -27.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £157 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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
659 396 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.55% 37.32% 42.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 277 210
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £227 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.88 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 110 (74.83%) Linux
2 92 (62.59%) Bash Shell
3 73 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (48.98%) Configuration Management
5 70 (47.62%) Puppet
5 70 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
5 70 (47.62%) DevOps
6 57 (38.78%) Ruby
7 41 (27.89%) UNIX
8 40 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (26.53%) Java
10 38 (25.85%) SQL
11 35 (23.81%) VMware
12 34 (23.13%) OpenStack
13 32 (21.77%) MongoDB
14 29 (19.73%) Splunk
14 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (19.05%) Open Source
16 27 (18.37%) NoSQL
16 27 (18.37%) CentOS
16 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
17 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
18 24 (16.33%) Apache
18 24 (16.33%) Tomcat
18 24 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
19 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
19 23 (15.65%) PHP
19 23 (15.65%) MySQL
20 22 (14.97%) QEMU
20 22 (14.97%) KVM

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (23.13%) OpenStack
2 24 (16.33%) Apache
2 24 (16.33%) Tomcat
3 13 (8.84%) Node.js
4 6 (4.08%) nginx
4 6 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.04%) JBoss
6 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.68%) CICS
7 1 (0.68%) Confluence
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.56%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (4.76%) Route 53
4 7 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.36%) SaaS
5 2 (1.36%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) SAN
2 11 (7.48%) Internet
3 6 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.40%) HTTP
5 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
6 3 (2.04%) Converged Networks
6 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.36%) LDAP
7 2 (1.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.68%) DNS
8 1 (0.68%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.77%) MongoDB
2 27 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 23 (15.65%) MySQL
4 20 (13.61%) Redis
5 19 (12.93%) Hadoop
6 15 (10.20%) RDBMS
6 15 (10.20%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.16%) Big Data
8 8 (5.44%) Couchbase
8 8 (5.44%) SimpleDB
9 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.40%) Neo4j
12 3 (2.04%) CouchDB
12 3 (2.04%) Hypertable
12 3 (2.04%) Riak
13 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 27 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.80%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.08%) Subversion
5 5 (3.40%) Maven
5 5 (3.40%) JIRA
5 5 (3.40%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.72%) JUnit
7 3 (2.04%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.36%) Ant
9 1 (0.68%) JMeter
9 1 (0.68%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Hudson
9 1 (0.68%) QUnit
General
1 10 (6.80%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.72%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (19.05%) Developer
3 13 (8.84%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Python Developer
6 8 (5.44%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (5.44%) Architect
7 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.40%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Senior Python Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Chief Architect
10 4 (2.72%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.88%) Web Services
2 12 (8.16%) LAMP
3 11 (7.48%) Memcached
3 11 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (6.12%) XML
5 8 (5.44%) Servlets
6 6 (4.08%) .NET
6 6 (4.08%) POSIX
7 5 (3.40%) JFace
7 5 (3.40%) Swing
7 5 (3.40%) JavaFX
7 5 (3.40%) JFreeChart
8 4 (2.72%) Spring
8 4 (2.72%) RESTful
8 4 (2.72%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.72%) XSD
8 4 (2.72%) XSLT
9 3 (2.04%) J2EE
9 3 (2.04%) HTML
10 2 (1.36%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Visualisation
2 9 (6.12%) NHS
3 5 (3.40%) Chemistry
3 5 (3.40%) Life Science
4 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.04%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.04%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.36%) Clustering
6 2 (1.36%) User Experience
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 110 (74.83%) Linux
2 41 (27.89%) UNIX
3 27 (18.37%) CentOS
4 21 (14.29%) Windows
5 16 (10.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (10.20%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.36%) Debian
10 1 (0.68%) Fedora
10 1 (0.68%) SUSE
10 1 (0.68%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) HPUX
10 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (49.66%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.98%) Configuration Management
3 70 (47.62%) DevOps
4 40 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (19.05%) Open Source
6 20 (13.61%) Service Management
7 19 (12.93%) Software Engineering
8 14 (9.52%) OO
9 11 (7.48%) Data Management
9 11 (7.48%) TDD
10 10 (6.80%) Workflow
10 10 (6.80%) Software Delivery
11 9 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (6.12%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.44%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.44%) Scrum
12 8 (5.44%) OOP
12 8 (5.44%) Kanban
13 6 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (62.59%) Bash Shell
2 57 (38.78%) Ruby
3 39 (26.53%) Java
4 38 (25.85%) SQL
5 26 (17.69%) JavaScript
6 23 (15.65%) PHP
7 20 (13.61%) Perl
8 19 (12.93%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.76%) Groovy
10 6 (4.08%) C
10 6 (4.08%) C#
10 6 (4.08%) C++
11 3 (2.04%) Scala
12 2 (1.36%) AWK
12 2 (1.36%) Jython
13 1 (0.68%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.68%) JCL
13 1 (0.68%) R
13 1 (0.68%) COBOL
13 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.36%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.97%) QEMU
2 22 (14.97%) KVM
3 8 (5.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
4 1 (0.68%) XenServer
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (47.62%) Puppet
1 70 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (13.61%) Cobbler
3 18 (12.24%) Tivoli
4 14 (9.52%) Graphite
5 11 (7.48%) Rundeck
5 11 (7.48%) Opsview
6 10 (6.80%) Salt
7 9 (6.12%) Ansible
8 6 (4.08%) HAProxy
9 3 (2.04%) Nagios
9 3 (2.04%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.68%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.68%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (23.81%) VMware
2 29 (19.73%) Splunk
3 21 (14.29%) Oracle
4 12 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.48%) Riverbed
5 11 (7.48%) Tealeaf
6 10 (6.80%) Rackspace
7 6 (4.08%) hybris
8 3 (2.04%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix
10 1 (0.68%) Cisco
10 1 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.68%) Teradata
10 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.68%) Apigee
10 1 (0.68%) Mashery
10 1 (0.68%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.68%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago