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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 27 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Python 89 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.56% 4.93% 7.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.91% 10.03% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 49
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
640 598 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.16% 49.14% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 431 194
Average daily rate £350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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.

1 109 (73.65%) Linux
2 86 (58.11%) Bash Shell
3 84 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (56.08%) DevOps
5 77 (52.03%) Puppet
6 75 (50.68%) Ruby
6 75 (50.68%) Configuration Management
7 74 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
8 47 (31.76%) Java
9 40 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (25.00%) MongoDB
10 37 (25.00%) PHP
10 37 (25.00%) SQL
11 36 (24.32%) UNIX
12 34 (22.97%) OpenStack
13 33 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (21.62%) Apache
15 30 (20.27%) Open Source
16 25 (16.89%) NoSQL
16 25 (16.89%) VMware
16 25 (16.89%) MySQL
17 24 (16.22%) Oracle
17 24 (16.22%) Git (software)
18 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
19 22 (14.86%) Perl
20 21 (14.19%) Splunk
21 20 (13.51%) QEMU
21 20 (13.51%) Cobbler
21 20 (13.51%) KVM
21 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (22.97%) OpenStack
2 32 (21.62%) Apache
3 12 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.43%) Node.js
5 6 (4.05%) nginx
6 3 (2.03%) JBoss
7 2 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.30%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.51%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.78%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.73%) Amazon S3
4 7 (4.73%) Route 53
4 7 (4.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) IaaS
5 2 (1.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.43%) Internet
2 6 (4.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.38%) SAN
4 4 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.03%) HTTP
6 2 (1.35%) DNS
6 2 (1.35%) Firewall
7 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 25 (16.89%) NoSQL
2 25 (16.89%) MySQL
3 17 (11.49%) Redis
4 15 (10.14%) Relational Database
5 14 (9.46%) RDBMS
6 12 (8.11%) Couchbase
7 11 (7.43%) Big Data
7 11 (7.43%) Hadoop
7 11 (7.43%) SimpleDB
8 10 (6.76%) CouchDB
8 10 (6.76%) Riak
8 10 (6.76%) Hypertable
9 7 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (4.73%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.38%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.35%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.76%) Fiddler
3 10 (6.76%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.05%) Subversion
5 5 (3.38%) NetBeans
5 5 (3.38%) JIRA
6 4 (2.70%) Maven
7 3 (2.03%) JUnit
8 2 (1.35%) QUnit
8 2 (1.35%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.35%) JMeter
9 1 (0.68%) Hudson
General
1 10 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.03%) Finance
2 3 (2.03%) Law
3 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (39.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (20.27%) Developer
3 16 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (8.78%) Architect
5 11 (7.43%) Python Developer
6 10 (6.76%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Senior Python Developer
10 5 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Digital Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Release Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.43%) Web Services
1 11 (7.43%) .NET
2 8 (5.41%) Servlets
3 7 (4.73%) HTML
3 7 (4.73%) XML
4 6 (4.05%) CSS
5 5 (3.38%) LAMP
5 5 (3.38%) POSIX
5 5 (3.38%) Swing
5 5 (3.38%) JavaFX
5 5 (3.38%) RESTful
5 5 (3.38%) JFace
5 5 (3.38%) JFreeChart
6 4 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.70%) REST
6 4 (2.70%) Memcached
6 4 (2.70%) J2EE
6 4 (2.70%) XSD
6 4 (2.70%) XSLT
7 3 (2.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.27%) Open Source
2 11 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.76%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.38%) NHS
4 5 (3.38%) Chemistry
4 5 (3.38%) Life Science
5 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.03%) Clustering
6 3 (2.03%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.03%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 109 (73.65%) Linux
2 36 (24.32%) UNIX
3 16 (10.81%) Windows
4 13 (8.78%) CentOS
5 9 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.73%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.35%) Debian
10 1 (0.68%) SUSE
10 1 (0.68%) Fedora
10 1 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (56.08%) DevOps
3 75 (50.68%) Configuration Management
4 40 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (15.54%) Software Engineering
6 14 (9.46%) OO
7 13 (8.78%) TDD
8 12 (8.11%) Service Management
9 10 (6.76%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.08%) OOP
10 9 (6.08%) Software Delivery
11 8 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (5.41%) Kanban
11 8 (5.41%) Scrum
11 8 (5.41%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.05%) Machine Learning
12 6 (4.05%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.05%) Security Testing
13 5 (3.38%) Network Design
13 5 (3.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.11%) Bash Shell
2 75 (50.68%) Ruby
3 47 (31.76%) Java
4 37 (25.00%) PHP
4 37 (25.00%) SQL
5 22 (14.86%) Perl
6 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 18 (12.16%) Shell Script
8 13 (8.78%) C#
8 13 (8.78%) C++
9 11 (7.43%) C
10 6 (4.05%) Groovy
11 3 (2.03%) Scala
12 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.03%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
1 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.51%) QEMU
1 20 (13.51%) KVM
1 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
3 1 (0.68%) XenServer
3 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (52.03%) Puppet
2 74 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (13.51%) Cobbler
4 17 (11.49%) Tivoli
5 15 (10.14%) Ansible
6 14 (9.46%) Graphite
7 13 (8.78%) Salt
8 10 (6.76%) CFEngine
8 10 (6.76%) Nagios
9 6 (4.05%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.70%) Opsview
10 4 (2.70%) Rundeck
11 2 (1.35%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.68%) StatsD
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) VMware
2 24 (16.22%) Oracle
3 21 (14.19%) Splunk
4 13 (8.78%) Rackspace
5 10 (6.76%) SaltStack
6 9 (6.08%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.38%) hybris
8 4 (2.70%) Tealeaf
8 4 (2.70%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.35%) Cisco
10 1 (0.68%) Teradata
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix
10 1 (0.68%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.68%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.68%) Tableau
10 1 (0.68%) Percona
10 1 (0.68%) Apigee
10 1 (0.68%) Mashery
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