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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 43 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 70 56 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.88% 3.34% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.62% 8.06% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 15
Median daily rate £430 £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
728 695 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 50.77% 41.47% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 501 226
Median daily rate £400 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £30.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.73% -39.00%
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 99 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.65%) Java
3 70 (45.45%) Ruby
4 66 (42.86%) Linux
5 60 (38.96%) JavaScript
6 42 (27.27%) Open Source
7 38 (24.68%) Scala
7 38 (24.68%) HTML
8 36 (23.38%) Puppet
9 35 (22.73%) Git (software)
9 35 (22.73%) Scrum
9 35 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 34 (22.08%) PHP
11 32 (20.78%) Spring
12 31 (20.13%) JIRA
12 31 (20.13%) HTML5
13 29 (18.83%) C++
13 29 (18.83%) DevOps
14 28 (18.18%) C#
15 27 (17.53%) High Availability
15 27 (17.53%) Django
15 27 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (17.53%) Opscode Chef
16 26 (16.88%) JSON
16 26 (16.88%) RESTful
17 25 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (15.58%) Cucumber
18 24 (15.58%) Confluence
19 23 (14.94%) CSS
19 23 (14.94%) Games

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 24 (15.58%) Confluence
2 4 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.95%) Apache
3 3 (1.95%) Jetty
3 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.30%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.65%) nginx
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.09%) PaaS
2 13 (8.44%) SaaS
3 8 (5.19%) IaaS
4 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.30%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.65%) GitHub
7 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.74%) HTTP
2 3 (1.95%) DNS
3 2 (1.30%) Internet
3 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) Network Security
4 1 (0.65%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 18 (11.69%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.44%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.55%) MySQL
5 6 (3.90%) Big Data
6 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.95%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.30%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.30%) HBase
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.65%) Mahout
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 35 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 31 (20.13%) JIRA
3 24 (15.58%) Cucumber
4 21 (13.64%) Selenium
5 18 (11.69%) Subversion
6 17 (11.04%) JUnit
7 7 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.90%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.25%) Hudson
9 5 (3.25%) JMeter
10 4 (2.60%) Gatling
10 4 (2.60%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.60%) Maven
10 4 (2.60%) Mockito
10 4 (2.60%) SilkPerformer
10 4 (2.60%) The Grinder
10 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.60%) VisualVM
10 4 (2.60%) YourKit
General
1 23 (14.94%) Games
2 10 (6.49%) Retail
3 7 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (48.05%) Developer
2 32 (20.78%) Python Developer
3 30 (19.48%) Java Developer
4 19 (12.34%) Architect
4 19 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (11.04%) Technical Architect
6 15 (9.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (9.74%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.14%) PHP Developer
8 10 (6.49%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Java Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Ruby Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Splunk Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 9 (5.84%) Ruby Developer
10 6 (3.90%) Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.68%) HTML
2 32 (20.78%) Spring
3 31 (20.13%) HTML5
4 27 (17.53%) Django
5 26 (16.88%) JSON
5 26 (16.88%) RESTful
6 23 (14.94%) CSS
6 23 (14.94%) Play Framework
7 22 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (13.64%) REST
9 20 (12.99%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (11.69%) CSS3
11 16 (10.39%) Ajax
11 16 (10.39%) Guice
11 16 (10.39%) Spring MVC
12 8 (5.19%) Middleware
12 8 (5.19%) Node.js
12 8 (5.19%) Web Services
13 6 (3.90%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.74%) User Experience
3 5 (3.25%) Social Media
4 4 (2.60%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.60%) Statistics
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.95%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.30%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.30%) Neural Network
6 2 (1.30%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) Physics
6 2 (1.30%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.30%) Tandem
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Social Network
7 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 66 (42.86%) Linux
2 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (3.25%) Unix
4 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.30%) Windows
5 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.27%) Open Source
3 35 (22.73%) Scrum
4 29 (18.83%) DevOps
5 27 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (17.53%) High Availability
6 21 (13.64%) Web Development
7 20 (12.99%) MVC
8 18 (11.69%) Configuration Management
9 17 (11.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (11.04%) TDD
9 17 (11.04%) Web Design
10 15 (9.74%) Front End Development
10 15 (9.74%) Mentoring
11 14 (9.09%) ITIL
11 14 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.44%) Automated Testing
12 13 (8.44%) OWASP
12 13 (8.44%) PRINCE2
13 11 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.65%) Java
2 70 (45.45%) Ruby
3 60 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 38 (24.68%) Scala
5 34 (22.08%) PHP
6 29 (18.83%) C++
7 28 (18.18%) C#
8 13 (8.44%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.90%) VBScript
10 5 (3.25%) SQL
10 5 (3.25%) VBA
11 4 (2.60%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (2.60%) Perl
11 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.95%) C
12 3 (1.95%) R
13 2 (1.30%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.65%) Groovy
14 1 (0.65%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (5.84%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.19%) Degree
3 3 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.30%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) CCNA
4 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.30%) PhD
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (9.74%) Docker
2 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.95%) vSphere
4 2 (1.30%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (23.38%) Puppet
2 27 (17.53%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.19%) Ansible
4 5 (3.25%) Mesos
5 4 (2.60%) Marathon
6 3 (1.95%) Grafana
7 2 (1.30%) Graphite
7 2 (1.30%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 20 (12.99%) Google
2 13 (8.44%) Splunk
3 10 (6.49%) Red Hat
3 10 (6.49%) VMware
4 5 (3.25%) AppDynamics
5 4 (2.60%) Dynatrace
5 4 (2.60%) IBM
5 4 (2.60%) New Relic
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.60%) SaltStack
6 2 (1.30%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.30%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.65%) Citrix
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
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