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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 59 95
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +36
Contract jobs citing Python 74 38 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.39% 2.50% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.31% 6.56% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 31 2
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£363 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £320 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
601 579 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.65% 38.12% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 376 302
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.65 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 69 £363 +20.83% 14
Bradford - 5 - -
Castleford - - - -
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 82 (66.67%) Ruby
2 80 (65.04%) Linux
3 71 (57.72%) DevOps
4 62 (50.41%) Puppet
4 62 (50.41%) PHP
5 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (44.72%) Opscode Chef
7 45 (36.59%) Bash Shell
8 43 (34.96%) SQL
9 41 (33.33%) Java
10 39 (31.71%) Configuration Management
11 35 (28.46%) Apache
11 35 (28.46%) MongoDB
12 32 (26.02%) Splunk
13 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
14 28 (22.76%) UNIX
15 27 (21.95%) Oracle
16 25 (20.33%) C++
17 23 (18.70%) Node.js
18 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (17.89%) Graphite
19 20 (16.26%) Riak
19 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
19 20 (16.26%) TDD
20 18 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
21 17 (13.82%) CentOS
21 17 (13.82%) Redis
21 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (13.82%) C
21 17 (13.82%) JavaScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (28.46%) Apache
2 23 (18.70%) Node.js
3 15 (12.20%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.07%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (4.07%) nginx
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.57%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.88%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.88%) Route 53
4 1 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
1 9 (7.32%) DNS
2 8 (6.50%) SSL
2 8 (6.50%) Internet
3 5 (4.07%) DHCP
3 5 (4.07%) Firewall
3 5 (4.07%) SAN
4 4 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.44%) HTTP
6 1 (0.81%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.46%) MongoDB
2 20 (16.26%) Riak
2 20 (16.26%) NoSQL
3 17 (13.82%) Redis
4 16 (13.01%) MySQL
5 15 (12.20%) CouchDB
5 15 (12.20%) Hypertable
6 13 (10.57%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (8.13%) Couchbase
8 9 (7.32%) SimpleDB
9 6 (4.88%) Pentaho
9 6 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.20%) Fiddler
3 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.69%) Subversion
5 5 (4.07%) JMeter
5 5 (4.07%) JUnit
5 5 (4.07%) QUnit
6 2 (1.63%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) Ant
7 1 (0.81%) Grunt
7 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.25%) Law
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (40.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (23.58%) Developer
3 12 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.32%) Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Python Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Architect
7 6 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.25%) Programmer
10 3 (2.44%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.20%) HTML
2 14 (11.38%) J2EE
2 14 (11.38%) CSS
3 11 (8.94%) Web Services
4 10 (8.13%) JSON
5 9 (7.32%) Hibernate
5 9 (7.32%) jQuery
6 7 (5.69%) .NET
6 7 (5.69%) REST
7 6 (4.88%) JPA
7 6 (4.88%) Drools
7 6 (4.88%) RESTful
7 6 (4.88%) Mustache
7 6 (4.88%) XML
7 6 (4.88%) LAMP
7 6 (4.88%) Ajax
7 6 (4.88%) JRules
8 5 (4.07%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (4.07%) OAuth2
8 5 (4.07%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (13.82%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.32%) Open Source
3 5 (4.07%) PKI
3 5 (4.07%) Clustering
3 5 (4.07%) Smartcard
4 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.25%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) NHS
5 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) STB
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (65.04%) Linux
2 28 (22.76%) UNIX
3 17 (13.82%) CentOS
4 13 (10.57%) Windows
4 13 (10.57%) Ubuntu
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.88%) Android
6 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.44%) Solaris
8 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.81%) Debian
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.72%) DevOps
2 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.71%) Configuration Management
4 29 (23.58%) Software Engineering
5 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.26%) TDD
7 13 (10.57%) Load Balancing
8 11 (8.94%) Workflow
9 8 (6.50%) MVC
9 8 (6.50%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.69%) Scrum
10 7 (5.69%) Project Management
10 7 (5.69%) Service Management
11 6 (4.88%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.88%) Kanban
12 5 (4.07%) Android Development
12 5 (4.07%) Agile Project Management
12 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.25%) BDD
13 4 (3.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.67%) Ruby
2 62 (50.41%) PHP
3 45 (36.59%) Bash Shell
4 43 (34.96%) SQL
5 41 (33.33%) Java
6 25 (20.33%) C++
7 17 (13.82%) C
7 17 (13.82%) JavaScript
8 16 (13.01%) Shell Script
9 15 (12.20%) Perl
10 14 (11.38%) C#
11 1 (0.81%) AWK
11 1 (0.81%) Jython
11 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) Degree
3 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) vSphere
1 2 (1.63%) VMware Server
1 2 (1.63%) XenServer
1 2 (1.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (50.41%) Puppet
2 55 (44.72%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (17.89%) Graphite
4 17 (13.82%) Nagios
5 15 (12.20%) CFEngine
5 15 (12.20%) Ansible
6 13 (10.57%) Cobbler
7 12 (9.76%) Tivoli
8 10 (8.13%) Salt
9 6 (4.88%) OpenIDM
10 5 (4.07%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.81%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (26.02%) Splunk
2 27 (21.95%) Oracle
3 15 (12.20%) SaltStack
4 14 (11.38%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.69%) Rackspace
6 5 (4.07%) VMware
6 5 (4.07%) Cisco
7 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.63%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (1.63%) Percona
9 1 (0.81%) Zend
9 1 (0.81%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.81%) Riverbed
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