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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 44 39 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 82 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.03% 4.08% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.28% 11.15% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 45 28
Average daily rate £500 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
798 646 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.25% 36.58% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 447 405
Average daily rate £400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 80 £500 +37.93% 34
Wakefield - 1 £600 -
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (66.46%) Java
2 98 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (58.39%) Linux
4 93 (57.76%) Ruby
5 81 (50.31%) JavaScript
6 64 (39.75%) .NET
7 63 (39.13%) C#
8 56 (34.78%) Unix
9 53 (32.92%) C++
10 47 (29.19%) HTML
11 42 (26.09%) Perl
12 41 (25.47%) Puppet
13 38 (23.60%) Bash Shell
14 36 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
15 34 (21.12%) DevOps
15 34 (21.12%) AngularJS
16 32 (19.88%) CSS
16 32 (19.88%) Internet
17 30 (18.63%) JIRA
18 29 (18.01%) Oracle
19 28 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
20 27 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (16.15%) Shell Script
21 26 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (15.53%) Jenkins
22 25 (15.53%) Mac OS X
23 23 (14.29%) Red Hat
23 23 (14.29%) SQL
23 23 (14.29%) Confluence
24 22 (13.66%) Web Accessibility

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (14.29%) Confluence
2 15 (9.32%) OpenStack
3 12 (7.45%) Node.js
4 9 (5.59%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.11%) Apache
5 5 (3.11%) CloudStack
6 4 (2.48%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.62%) Drupal
7 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.62%) JBoss
7 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (5.59%) IaaS
4 8 (4.97%) Office 365
5 6 (3.73%) GitHub
6 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (19.88%) Internet
2 9 (5.59%) SNMP
3 8 (4.97%) Skype
4 6 (3.73%) HTTP
5 5 (3.11%) NAS
5 5 (3.11%) SAN
6 4 (2.48%) DSL
7 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.62%) DNS
8 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.42%) MongoDB
2 18 (11.18%) Hadoop
3 15 (9.32%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.59%) Big Data
6 8 (4.97%) MySQL
7 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.11%) Redis
8 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.48%) HBase
9 4 (2.48%) Riak
10 3 (1.86%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.62%) Informix
Development Applications
1 30 (18.63%) JIRA
2 25 (15.53%) Jenkins
3 21 (13.04%) Selenium
4 19 (11.80%) Maven
5 17 (10.56%) Cucumber
5 17 (10.56%) Git (software)
6 15 (9.32%) JMeter
7 14 (8.70%) LoadRunner
8 12 (7.45%) Firebug
9 11 (6.83%) Ant
10 10 (6.21%) Appium
10 10 (6.21%) Mocha
10 10 (6.21%) SonarQube
11 9 (5.59%) HP UFT
12 8 (4.97%) Subversion
13 6 (3.73%) SilkPerformer
13 6 (3.73%) SoapUI
13 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
13 6 (3.73%) VisualVM
13 6 (3.73%) YourKit
General
1 13 (8.07%) Finance
2 5 (3.11%) Law
3 2 (1.24%) Banking
3 2 (1.24%) Games
3 2 (1.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (44.10%) Developer
2 26 (16.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (14.91%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.66%) Architect
6 18 (11.18%) Technical Architect
7 16 (9.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 12 (7.45%) Digital Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Test Leader
11 8 (4.97%) Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Digital Architect
11 8 (4.97%) Digital Technical Architect
11 8 (4.97%) Senior Architect
11 8 (4.97%) Senior Technical Architect
11 8 (4.97%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.35%) HTML Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.73%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (39.75%) .NET
2 47 (29.19%) HTML
3 34 (21.12%) AngularJS
4 32 (19.88%) CSS
5 16 (9.94%) HTML5
6 14 (8.70%) Mustache
6 14 (8.70%) Sass
7 13 (8.07%) XHTML
8 11 (6.83%) CSS3
8 11 (6.83%) REST
9 10 (6.21%) YAML
10 9 (5.59%) Hibernate
10 9 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (5.59%) XML
11 8 (4.97%) JSON
11 8 (4.97%) Spring
12 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.73%) jQuery
14 4 (2.48%) Kafka
14 4 (2.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.70%) User Experience
3 13 (8.07%) Visualisation
4 9 (5.59%) PKI
5 4 (2.48%) Blog
6 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.24%) Clustering
7 2 (1.24%) Social Media
8 1 (0.62%) CESG
8 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.62%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.62%) RIA
8 1 (0.62%) STB
Operating Systems
1 94 (58.39%) Linux
2 56 (34.78%) Unix
3 25 (15.53%) Mac OS X
4 14 (8.70%) Windows
5 10 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.24%) Android
6 2 (1.24%) CentOS
6 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Fedora
7 1 (0.62%) SUSE
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.12%) DevOps
3 27 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (13.66%) Web Accessibility
5 21 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 20 (12.42%) Open Source
7 18 (11.18%) Front End Development
8 14 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (8.70%) Project Management
9 12 (7.45%) Scrum
9 12 (7.45%) TDD
10 11 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (6.83%) Migration
11 10 (6.21%) Automated Testing
11 10 (6.21%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (5.59%) OO
12 9 (5.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (5.59%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 107 (66.46%) Java
2 93 (57.76%) Ruby
3 81 (50.31%) JavaScript
4 63 (39.13%) C#
5 53 (32.92%) C++
6 42 (26.09%) Perl
7 38 (23.60%) Bash Shell
8 26 (16.15%) Shell Script
9 23 (14.29%) SQL
10 20 (12.42%) Scala
11 17 (10.56%) PHP
12 16 (9.94%) R
13 11 (6.83%) C
14 6 (3.73%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (3.73%) VBA
14 6 (3.73%) VBScript
15 4 (2.48%) Groovy
15 4 (2.48%) HiveQL
16 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.24%) APMP
3 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 12 (7.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.48%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.86%) WCAG
5 1 (0.62%) GPG13
5 1 (0.62%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (10.56%) vSphere
2 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.97%) Xen
4 5 (3.11%) XenServer
5 3 (1.86%) KVM
6 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.62%) Firmware
6 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (25.47%) Puppet
2 36 (22.36%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (9.32%) Cobbler
4 11 (6.83%) Tivoli
5 9 (5.59%) StatsD
6 3 (1.86%) Ansible
7 2 (1.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (1.24%) logstash
7 2 (1.24%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.62%) Cacti
8 1 (0.62%) Grafana
8 1 (0.62%) Graphite
8 1 (0.62%) Nagios
8 1 (0.62%) Opsview
8 1 (0.62%) Salt
8 1 (0.62%) Terraform
8 1 (0.62%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (18.01%) Oracle
2 23 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 14 (8.70%) VMware
4 11 (6.83%) HP
5 10 (6.21%) Atlassian
6 9 (5.59%) Apigee
6 9 (5.59%) Citrix
6 9 (5.59%) Mashery
6 9 (5.59%) Tableau
6 9 (5.59%) Teradata
7 7 (4.35%) IBM
8 6 (3.73%) AppDynamics
8 6 (3.73%) Dynatrace
8 6 (3.73%) EnterpriseDB
8 6 (3.73%) New Relic
8 6 (3.73%) SaltStack
9 5 (3.11%) Cisco
9 5 (3.11%) F5
10 4 (2.48%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.24%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
The Creative Emporium Limited (TCE)
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 23 days ago