The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 63 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 60 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.77% 3.00% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.07% 8.71% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -34.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
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 £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
Python
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 West Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
849 574 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.16% 34.39% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 356 285
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 £288 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the West Yorkshire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the West Yorkshire region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 54 £375 +66.66% 17
Bradford - 3 £375 -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 120 (78.43%) Linux
2 93 (60.78%) Bash Shell
3 70 (45.75%) Puppet
3 70 (45.75%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (45.75%) Configuration Management
4 69 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (45.10%) DevOps
5 50 (32.68%) Ruby
6 45 (29.41%) UNIX
7 40 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (24.84%) Java
9 36 (23.53%) SQL
10 35 (22.88%) JavaScript
10 35 (22.88%) VMware
11 34 (22.22%) OpenStack
12 29 (18.95%) MongoDB
12 29 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (18.30%) Open Source
13 28 (18.30%) NoSQL
13 28 (18.30%) Splunk
14 27 (17.65%) CentOS
14 27 (17.65%) Windows
15 26 (16.99%) Oracle
15 26 (16.99%) Apache
16 24 (15.69%) Perl
16 24 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (15.03%) Hadoop
17 23 (15.03%) PHP
17 23 (15.03%) MySQL
17 23 (15.03%) Tomcat

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 26 (16.99%) Apache
3 23 (15.03%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.50%) Node.js
5 12 (7.84%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.92%) nginx
7 4 (2.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.96%) CICS
8 3 (1.96%) Confluence
8 3 (1.96%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.96%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.31%) JBoss
9 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.31%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.31%) SAS
10 1 (0.65%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (9.15%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (4.58%) Route 53
4 7 (4.58%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.31%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.50%) SAN
2 11 (7.19%) Internet
3 7 (4.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.27%) DNS
5 5 (3.27%) HTTP
6 4 (2.61%) BIG-IP
6 4 (2.61%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.96%) Converged Networks
8 2 (1.31%) LDAP
8 2 (1.31%) SSL
9 1 (0.65%) Firewall
9 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) MongoDB
2 28 (18.30%) NoSQL
3 23 (15.03%) MySQL
3 23 (15.03%) Hadoop
4 20 (13.07%) Redis
5 12 (7.84%) Big Data
6 11 (7.19%) RDBMS
6 11 (7.19%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.23%) Couchbase
7 8 (5.23%) SimpleDB
8 7 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (4.58%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.27%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.96%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.31%) Hypertable
12 2 (1.31%) Riak
12 2 (1.31%) Adabas
12 2 (1.31%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 22 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.73%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.92%) JUnit
3 6 (3.92%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.27%) NetBeans
4 5 (3.27%) Subversion
4 5 (3.27%) JIRA
5 4 (2.61%) Maven
6 2 (1.31%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.31%) Ant
7 1 (0.65%) QUnit
7 1 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.61%) Finance
3 3 (1.96%) Electronics
4 2 (1.31%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (31.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (20.26%) Developer
3 16 (10.46%) Software Engineer
4 12 (7.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.84%) Python Developer
5 9 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Architect
6 8 (5.23%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (3.92%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Technical Support
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Python Developer
10 4 (2.61%) Administrator
10 4 (2.61%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.76%) Web Services
2 11 (7.19%) HTML
2 11 (7.19%) LAMP
2 11 (7.19%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (7.19%) Memcached
3 8 (5.23%) Servlets
4 7 (4.58%) Spring
4 7 (4.58%) XML
5 6 (3.92%) .NET
5 6 (3.92%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.92%) POSIX
5 6 (3.92%) Java EE
6 5 (3.27%) JavaFX
6 5 (3.27%) Swing
6 5 (3.27%) JFace
6 5 (3.27%) JFreeChart
7 4 (2.61%) RESTful
7 4 (2.61%) Middleware
8 3 (1.96%) jQuery
8 3 (1.96%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.54%) Visualisation
2 7 (4.58%) NHS
3 5 (3.27%) Chemistry
3 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.27%) Life Science
4 4 (2.61%) Replication
5 3 (1.96%) W3C
5 3 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.31%) Clustering
6 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 120 (78.43%) Linux
2 45 (29.41%) UNIX
3 27 (17.65%) Windows
3 27 (17.65%) CentOS
4 21 (13.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (9.80%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.92%) zOS
7 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.27%) SUSE
7 5 (3.27%) AIX
7 5 (3.27%) Solaris
7 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.65%) Fedora
10 1 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (45.75%) Configuration Management
2 69 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (45.10%) DevOps
3 40 (26.14%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (18.30%) Open Source
5 22 (14.38%) Software Engineering
6 16 (10.46%) Service Management
7 15 (9.80%) OO
8 12 (7.84%) TDD
9 11 (7.19%) Data Management
10 10 (6.54%) Workflow
11 9 (5.88%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.88%) Kanban
11 9 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (5.88%) Software Delivery
12 8 (5.23%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.23%) Performance Testing
12 8 (5.23%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.23%) ITIL
13 7 (4.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 93 (60.78%) Bash Shell
2 50 (32.68%) Ruby
3 38 (24.84%) Java
4 36 (23.53%) SQL
5 35 (22.88%) JavaScript
6 24 (15.69%) Perl
7 23 (15.03%) PHP
8 19 (12.42%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.88%) C++
9 9 (5.88%) Groovy
10 7 (4.58%) C
11 5 (3.27%) C#
12 4 (2.61%) Scala
13 3 (1.96%) R
13 3 (1.96%) COBOL
13 3 (1.96%) JCL
13 3 (1.96%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.96%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.31%) AWK
14 2 (1.31%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (5.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (14.38%) QEMU
2 22 (14.38%) KVM
3 8 (5.23%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) Xen
5 1 (0.65%) XenServer
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (45.75%) Puppet
1 70 (45.75%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (13.07%) Cobbler
3 18 (11.76%) Tivoli
4 13 (8.50%) Graphite
5 11 (7.19%) Rundeck
5 11 (7.19%) Opsview
6 9 (5.88%) Salt
7 8 (5.23%) Ansible
8 6 (3.92%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.31%) Nagios
9 2 (1.31%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.65%) OpenIDM
10 1 (0.65%) StatsD
Vendors
1 35 (22.88%) VMware
2 28 (18.30%) Splunk
3 26 (16.99%) Oracle
4 13 (8.50%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.19%) Tealeaf
5 11 (7.19%) Riverbed
6 10 (6.54%) Rackspace
7 6 (3.92%) hybris
8 4 (2.61%) F5
8 4 (2.61%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.96%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.31%) IBM
10 2 (1.31%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.65%) Apigee
11 1 (0.65%) Mashery
11 1 (0.65%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.65%) Teradata
11 1 (0.65%) Citrix
11 1 (0.65%) Cisco
11 1 (0.65%) Tableau
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