The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 17 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Python 88 77 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.75% 4.88% 7.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.86% 11.98% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 63
Median daily rate £430 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £359 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £560 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
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
555 643 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.90% 40.75% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 429 326
Median daily rate £420 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Python.

1 96 (62.34%) Linux
2 79 (51.30%) Ruby
3 75 (48.70%) HTML
4 71 (46.10%) Java
4 71 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (38.31%) Puppet
6 57 (37.01%) Scala
7 54 (35.06%) Jenkins
8 51 (33.12%) JIRA
8 51 (33.12%) Django
9 49 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
10 48 (31.17%) RESTful
10 48 (31.17%) CSS
11 47 (30.52%) DevOps
12 46 (29.87%) Spring
12 46 (29.87%) HTML5
13 45 (29.22%) JSON
14 42 (27.27%) Confluence
15 41 (26.62%) Open Source
16 39 (25.32%) Selenium
17 38 (24.68%) Play Framework
18 35 (22.73%) Cucumber
18 35 (22.73%) JavaScript
19 34 (22.08%) Scrum
20 33 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (20.78%) Git (software)
22 31 (20.13%) NoSQL
22 31 (20.13%) C#
22 31 (20.13%) Relational Database
23 29 (18.83%) MongoDB

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (27.27%) Confluence
2 8 (5.19%) Apache Spark
2 8 (5.19%) CloudStack
2 8 (5.19%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.90%) nginx
4 5 (3.25%) Apache
5 3 (1.95%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.30%) SAS
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Jetty
7 1 (0.65%) Mongrel
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) Tornado
7 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.25%) IaaS
3 4 (2.60%) PaaS
4 3 (1.95%) SaaS
5 2 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.65%) GitHub
6 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.65%) Heroku
6 1 (0.65%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.29%) HTTP
2 19 (12.34%) TCP/IP
3 18 (11.69%) DNS
4 17 (11.04%) LDAP
4 17 (11.04%) SMTP
4 17 (11.04%) SNMP
5 3 (1.95%) Firewall
5 3 (1.95%) Internet
6 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.13%) NoSQL
1 31 (20.13%) Relational Database
2 29 (18.83%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.49%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.84%) Big Data
4 9 (5.84%) MySQL
5 8 (5.19%) Redis
6 7 (4.55%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.55%) HBase
7 4 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.60%) Riak
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (35.06%) Jenkins
2 51 (33.12%) JIRA
3 39 (25.32%) Selenium
4 35 (22.73%) Cucumber
5 32 (20.78%) Git (software)
6 18 (11.69%) Subversion
7 17 (11.04%) JUnit
8 10 (6.49%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.90%) Hudson
10 4 (2.60%) PHPUnit
11 3 (1.95%) JMeter
11 3 (1.95%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.30%) Gatling
12 2 (1.30%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.30%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.65%) GoCD
13 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
13 1 (0.65%) Maven
13 1 (0.65%) Mockito
13 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (3.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.60%) Games
3 2 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (37.66%) Developer
2 22 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (12.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (10.39%) Java Developer
5 14 (9.09%) Architect
6 12 (7.79%) Scala Developer
7 11 (7.14%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.19%) Administrator
9 7 (4.55%) Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Java Architect
9 7 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
9 7 (4.55%) Python Developer
9 7 (4.55%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.90%) Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Hardware Specialist
10 6 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Storage Specialist
11 5 (3.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (3.25%) Splunk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (48.70%) HTML
2 51 (33.12%) Django
3 48 (31.17%) CSS
3 48 (31.17%) RESTful
4 46 (29.87%) HTML5
4 46 (29.87%) Spring
5 45 (29.22%) JSON
6 38 (24.68%) Play Framework
7 28 (18.18%) REST
8 24 (15.58%) CSS3
8 24 (15.58%) Ruby on Rails
9 23 (14.94%) Ajax
9 23 (14.94%) Guice
9 23 (14.94%) Spring MVC
10 21 (13.64%) XML
11 9 (5.84%) Node.js
12 5 (3.25%) Flask
13 4 (2.60%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.60%) EclipseLink
13 4 (2.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) User Experience
2 12 (7.79%) Social Media
3 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.19%) Tandem
5 5 (3.25%) Statistics
6 4 (2.60%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.95%) NHS
8 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.30%) Neural Network
8 2 (1.30%) Physics
8 2 (1.30%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (1.30%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.65%) iPhone
9 1 (0.65%) Psychology
9 1 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 96 (62.34%) Linux
2 21 (13.64%) Windows
3 19 (12.34%) Ubuntu
4 18 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.04%) Unix
6 8 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.25%) CentOS
8 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.65%) Android
9 1 (0.65%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (30.52%) DevOps
3 41 (26.62%) Open Source
4 34 (22.08%) Scrum
5 33 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (17.53%) MVC
7 20 (12.99%) Mentoring
7 20 (12.99%) Web Development
8 19 (12.34%) Configuration Management
8 19 (12.34%) Front End Development
9 18 (11.69%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.04%) Automated Testing
10 17 (11.04%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (11.04%) Web Design
11 16 (10.39%) OWASP
12 15 (9.74%) BDD
12 15 (9.74%) TDD
13 14 (9.09%) Microservices
14 13 (8.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 79 (51.30%) Ruby
2 71 (46.10%) Java
3 57 (37.01%) Scala
4 35 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 31 (20.13%) C#
6 20 (12.99%) Bash Shell
7 17 (11.04%) PHP
8 16 (10.39%) SQL
9 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.90%) Perl
11 5 (3.25%) C++
11 5 (3.25%) R
12 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.95%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.30%) C
14 2 (1.30%) Groovy
14 2 (1.30%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.30%) VBScript
15 1 (0.65%) F#
15 1 (0.65%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (4.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.30%) PhD
4 1 (0.65%) CCNA
4 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) Docker
2 7 (4.55%) vSphere
2 7 (4.55%) Xen
2 7 (4.55%) XenServer
3 5 (3.25%) HDFS
3 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.30%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (38.31%) Puppet
2 49 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (10.39%) Ansible
4 7 (4.55%) Nagios
5 5 (3.25%) Cobbler
6 4 (2.60%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.30%) Grafana
7 2 (1.30%) Marathon
7 2 (1.30%) Mesos
7 2 (1.30%) vRealize
8 1 (0.65%) Graphite
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.65%) logstash
8 1 (0.65%) Packer
8 1 (0.65%) Salt
8 1 (0.65%) Terraform
8 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) Splunk
2 25 (16.23%) Google
3 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.14%) VMware
5 6 (3.90%) SaltStack
6 5 (3.25%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.60%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.60%) Zend
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle
9 2 (1.30%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.30%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.65%) Cisco
10 1 (0.65%) EMC
10 1 (0.65%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.65%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.65%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wenham Carter
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago