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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 62 57 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.01% 5.16% 6.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 11.26% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £162 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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 £36.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -0.68%
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
627 506 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.50% 45.79% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 363 204
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.63 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.45 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 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 6 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.

1 106 (75.71%) Linux
2 89 (63.57%) Bash Shell
3 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (51.43%) Configuration Management
4 72 (51.43%) DevOps
5 70 (50.00%) Puppet
5 70 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (42.14%) Ruby
7 39 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (26.43%) SQL
9 36 (25.71%) Java
10 35 (25.00%) UNIX
11 34 (24.29%) OpenStack
11 34 (24.29%) MongoDB
12 32 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (21.43%) VMware
14 28 (20.00%) PHP
14 28 (20.00%) Apache
15 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
15 27 (19.29%) Open Source
15 27 (19.29%) NoSQL
16 26 (18.57%) Splunk
17 25 (17.86%) JavaScript
18 24 (17.14%) MySQL
19 22 (15.71%) Oracle
19 22 (15.71%) Perl
19 22 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (15.71%) CentOS
20 21 (15.00%) QEMU
20 21 (15.00%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (24.29%) OpenStack
2 28 (20.00%) Apache
3 19 (13.57%) Tomcat
4 13 (9.29%) Node.js
5 6 (4.29%) nginx
6 5 (3.57%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.71%) CICS
8 1 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.57%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (9.29%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (5.00%) Route 53
4 7 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.43%) SaaS
5 2 (1.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) Internet
2 9 (6.43%) SAN
3 6 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.86%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.14%) Converged Networks
6 2 (1.43%) HTTP
7 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.71%) DNS
7 1 (0.71%) SSL
7 1 (0.71%) LDAP
7 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (24.29%) MongoDB
2 27 (19.29%) NoSQL
3 24 (17.14%) MySQL
4 20 (14.29%) Redis
5 18 (12.86%) Hadoop
6 15 (10.71%) RDBMS
6 15 (10.71%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.57%) Big Data
8 9 (6.43%) Couchbase
8 9 (6.43%) SimpleDB
9 7 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (4.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.57%) CouchDB
11 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.57%) Riak
11 5 (3.57%) Neo4j
11 5 (3.57%) Hypertable
12 1 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.71%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.29%) Subversion
4 6 (4.29%) JIRA
5 5 (3.57%) Fiddler
5 5 (3.57%) Maven
5 5 (3.57%) NetBeans
6 4 (2.86%) JUnit
7 2 (1.43%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.71%) Hudson
8 1 (0.71%) QUnit
8 1 (0.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (37.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (19.29%) Developer
3 15 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (7.86%) Python Developer
4 11 (7.86%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Architect
6 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Senior Python Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.86%) Chief Architect
9 4 (2.86%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.57%) Web Services
2 11 (7.86%) LAMP
3 10 (7.14%) Memcached
3 10 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (6.43%) XML
5 8 (5.71%) Servlets
6 6 (4.29%) .NET
6 6 (4.29%) POSIX
7 5 (3.57%) Swing
7 5 (3.57%) JFace
7 5 (3.57%) JavaFX
7 5 (3.57%) JFreeChart
8 4 (2.86%) RESTful
8 4 (2.86%) Spring
8 4 (2.86%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.86%) HTML
8 4 (2.86%) XSD
8 4 (2.86%) XSLT
9 3 (2.14%) CSS
10 2 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) NHS
3 5 (3.57%) Chemistry
3 5 (3.57%) Life Science
4 3 (2.14%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.14%) Clustering
4 3 (2.14%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) W3C
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 106 (75.71%) Linux
2 35 (25.00%) UNIX
3 22 (15.71%) CentOS
4 17 (12.14%) Windows
5 12 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.86%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.71%) Fedora
10 1 (0.71%) SUSE
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) HPUX
10 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (51.43%) Configuration Management
2 72 (51.43%) DevOps
3 39 (27.86%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (19.29%) Open Source
5 19 (13.57%) Software Engineering
6 16 (11.43%) Service Management
7 14 (10.00%) OO
8 11 (7.86%) TDD
9 10 (7.14%) Data Management
9 10 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.43%) OOP
11 8 (5.71%) Scrum
11 8 (5.71%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.71%) Kanban
11 8 (5.71%) Software Delivery
12 7 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (5.00%) Workflow
13 6 (4.29%) Network Design
13 6 (4.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (63.57%) Bash Shell
2 59 (42.14%) Ruby
3 37 (26.43%) SQL
4 36 (25.71%) Java
5 28 (20.00%) PHP
6 25 (17.86%) JavaScript
7 22 (15.71%) Perl
8 17 (12.14%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.00%) Groovy
9 7 (5.00%) C#
10 6 (4.29%) C
11 4 (2.86%) C++
12 3 (2.14%) Scala
13 1 (0.71%) R
13 1 (0.71%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.71%) JCL
13 1 (0.71%) AWK
13 1 (0.71%) Jython
13 1 (0.71%) COBOL
13 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.00%) QEMU
2 21 (15.00%) KVM
3 5 (3.57%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) Xen
4 1 (0.71%) XenServer
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 70 (50.00%) Puppet
1 70 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (13.57%) Cobbler
3 16 (11.43%) Tivoli
4 15 (10.71%) Graphite
5 11 (7.86%) Ansible
5 11 (7.86%) Salt
6 10 (7.14%) Opsview
6 10 (7.14%) Rundeck
7 6 (4.29%) HAProxy
8 5 (3.57%) Nagios
8 5 (3.57%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.71%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.71%) StatsD
Vendors
1 30 (21.43%) VMware
2 26 (18.57%) Splunk
3 22 (15.71%) Oracle
4 12 (8.57%) Rackspace
5 10 (7.14%) Riverbed
5 10 (7.14%) Tealeaf
6 9 (6.43%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.29%) hybris
8 5 (3.57%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.71%) Apigee
9 1 (0.71%) Mashery
9 1 (0.71%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.71%) Tableau
9 1 (0.71%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.71%) Teradata
9 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.71%) Cisco
9 1 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago