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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 13 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 129 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.87% 3.95% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.46% 9.51% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 64 41
Median daily rate £410 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £616 £664 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
663 810 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.60% 41.54% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 539 439
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -40.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £14.81 £31.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +17 127 £410 -13.68% 25
Bradford - 2 £356 - 3
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 129 (58.90%) Linux
2 117 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (47.49%) Java
4 91 (41.55%) Ruby
5 90 (41.10%) HTML
6 83 (37.90%) Puppet
7 69 (31.51%) JavaScript
8 68 (31.05%) DevOps
9 67 (30.59%) Opscode Chef
10 63 (28.77%) CSS
11 62 (28.31%) Jenkins
12 59 (26.94%) Scala
13 51 (23.29%) JIRA
14 49 (22.37%) Django
15 48 (21.92%) Git (software)
15 48 (21.92%) Open Source
16 46 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (21.00%) HTML5
17 45 (20.55%) Relational Database
18 44 (20.09%) RESTful
18 44 (20.09%) Spring
19 43 (19.63%) MongoDB
20 41 (18.72%) Ansible
21 40 (18.26%) HTTP
21 40 (18.26%) Configuration Management
22 37 (16.89%) Bash Shell
22 37 (16.89%) NoSQL
23 36 (16.44%) JSON
23 36 (16.44%) PHP
24 35 (15.98%) MVC

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 35 (15.98%) Confluence
2 14 (6.39%) OpenStack
3 12 (5.48%) Apache Spark
4 9 (4.11%) Apache
5 8 (3.65%) CloudStack
6 7 (3.20%) Apache Pig
6 7 (3.20%) nginx
7 3 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) Jetty
9 1 (0.46%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.46%) Tornado
9 1 (0.46%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (4.11%) IaaS
3 8 (3.65%) Loggly
3 8 (3.65%) Sumo Logic
4 4 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.46%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.46%) GitHub
6 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.46%) Heroku
6 1 (0.46%) Office 365
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.26%) HTTP
2 24 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 22 (10.05%) DNS
4 17 (7.76%) LDAP
4 17 (7.76%) SMTP
4 17 (7.76%) SNMP
5 6 (2.74%) Firewall
6 5 (2.28%) Internet
6 5 (2.28%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.91%) BGP
7 2 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.91%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.91%) IPsec
7 2 (0.91%) IPv4
7 2 (0.91%) MPLS
7 2 (0.91%) OSPF
7 2 (0.91%) SSL
7 2 (0.91%) VPN
7 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.91%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.55%) Relational Database
2 43 (19.63%) MongoDB
3 37 (16.89%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (10.05%) MySQL
6 17 (7.76%) Redis
7 15 (6.85%) Riak
8 14 (6.39%) Hadoop
9 13 (5.94%) HBase
10 10 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (4.57%) Big Data
11 9 (4.11%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.37%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
15 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (28.31%) Jenkins
2 51 (23.29%) JIRA
3 48 (21.92%) Git (software)
4 33 (15.07%) Selenium
5 28 (12.79%) Cucumber
6 22 (10.05%) Subversion
7 16 (7.31%) JUnit
8 12 (5.48%) Maven
9 9 (4.11%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.65%) Grunt
10 8 (3.65%) Vagrant
11 7 (3.20%) PHPUnit
12 6 (2.74%) JMeter
13 5 (2.28%) Android Studio
13 5 (2.28%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.28%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.83%) Gatling
14 4 (1.83%) Hudson
15 3 (1.37%) Mockito
16 2 (0.91%) DbUnit
General
1 8 (3.65%) Finance
2 7 (3.20%) Billing
3 4 (1.83%) Electronics
4 3 (1.37%) Marketing
5 2 (0.91%) German Language
5 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (47.03%) Developer
2 36 (16.44%) Python Developer
3 34 (15.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (10.96%) Java Developer
5 21 (9.59%) Scala Developer
6 14 (6.39%) PHP Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Architect
7 12 (5.48%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (4.11%) Administrator
9 9 (4.11%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (4.11%) Technical Leader
10 8 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (3.65%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.65%) Tester
11 7 (3.20%) Automation Tester
11 7 (3.20%) Java Scala Developer
11 7 (3.20%) WebOps Engineer
12 6 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (2.74%) Hardware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (41.10%) HTML
2 63 (28.77%) CSS
3 49 (22.37%) Django
4 46 (21.00%) HTML5
5 44 (20.09%) RESTful
5 44 (20.09%) Spring
6 36 (16.44%) JSON
7 32 (14.61%) Play Framework
8 27 (12.33%) CSS3
9 26 (11.87%) REST
10 23 (10.50%) XML
11 20 (9.13%) Symfony
12 17 (7.76%) Ajax
12 17 (7.76%) Guice
12 17 (7.76%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (7.76%) Spring MVC
13 16 (7.31%) AngularJS
14 14 (6.39%) Web Services
15 11 (5.02%) Node.js
16 10 (4.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.02%) Social Media
2 10 (4.57%) User Experience
3 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.65%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.65%) Tandem
5 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.28%) NHS
6 5 (2.28%) Replication
7 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 1 (0.46%) Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 129 (58.90%) Linux
2 33 (15.07%) Unix
3 25 (11.42%) Windows
4 19 (8.68%) Ubuntu
5 18 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.02%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.74%) Android
7 6 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.28%) CentOS
8 5 (2.28%) CoreOS
9 4 (1.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.05%) DevOps
3 48 (21.92%) Open Source
4 46 (21.00%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (18.26%) Configuration Management
6 35 (15.98%) MVC
7 33 (15.07%) Scrum
8 32 (14.61%) TDD
9 26 (11.87%) Software Engineering
10 21 (9.59%) Automated Testing
10 21 (9.59%) BDD
11 20 (9.13%) Mentoring
11 20 (9.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 20 (9.13%) Web Design
11 20 (9.13%) Web Development
12 14 (6.39%) Kanban
12 14 (6.39%) Microservices
12 14 (6.39%) OO
13 12 (5.48%) Continuous Deployment
13 12 (5.48%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (47.49%) Java
2 91 (41.55%) Ruby
3 69 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 59 (26.94%) Scala
5 37 (16.89%) Bash Shell
6 36 (16.44%) PHP
7 28 (12.79%) SQL
8 24 (10.96%) C#
9 14 (6.39%) Go
10 11 (5.02%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.57%) C++
12 8 (3.65%) Perl
13 5 (2.28%) C
14 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.91%) R
16 1 (0.46%) Clojure
16 1 (0.46%) F#
16 1 (0.46%) Groovy
16 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (4.57%) Degree
2 5 (2.28%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) CCNA
3 2 (0.91%) CCNP
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.91%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.46%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) ISEB
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) QA
1 1 (0.46%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (10.50%) Docker
2 13 (5.94%) HDFS
3 10 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.65%) vSphere
5 7 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.20%) Xen
5 7 (3.20%) XenServer
6 5 (2.28%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 83 (37.90%) Puppet
2 67 (30.59%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (18.72%) Ansible
4 17 (7.76%) Salt
5 16 (7.31%) Nagios
6 8 (3.65%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (3.65%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.20%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.28%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.91%) Terraform
9 2 (0.91%) vRealize
10 1 (0.46%) Mesos
10 1 (0.46%) OpenView
10 1 (0.46%) Packer
10 1 (0.46%) SCCM
10 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (14.16%) Splunk
2 27 (12.33%) Google
3 16 (7.31%) Oracle
4 15 (6.85%) Red Hat
4 15 (6.85%) SaltStack
4 15 (6.85%) VMware
5 10 (4.57%) Rackspace
6 8 (3.65%) New Relic
7 7 (3.20%) Microsoft
7 7 (3.20%) Zend
8 6 (2.74%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.37%) Cisco
10 2 (0.91%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (0.91%) F5
10 2 (0.91%) Juniper
11 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.46%) EMC
11 1 (0.46%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.46%) HP
11 1 (0.46%) Infoblox
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