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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 62 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Python 58 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.56% 1.38% 2.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 4.24% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 35
Average daily rate
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£400 £235 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £161 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
910 542 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.14% 32.42% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 331 310
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 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 28 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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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 +6 56 £400 +77.77% 19
Bradford - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 119 (80.95%) Linux
2 77 (52.38%) Bash Shell
3 60 (40.82%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (39.46%) DevOps
4 58 (39.46%) Puppet
4 58 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (38.78%) UNIX
6 53 (36.05%) Ruby
7 52 (35.37%) Java
7 52 (35.37%) Configuration Management
8 42 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 41 (27.89%) SQL
10 31 (21.09%) MongoDB
10 31 (21.09%) NoSQL
11 30 (20.41%) VMware
11 30 (20.41%) Windows
12 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (18.37%) Hadoop
15 26 (17.69%) CentOS
15 26 (17.69%) Splunk
15 26 (17.69%) Oracle
16 23 (15.65%) Perl
16 23 (15.65%) Tomcat
17 22 (14.97%) .NET
17 22 (14.97%) OpenStack
18 21 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 21 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 21 (14.29%) PHP
18 21 (14.29%) Apache

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 23 (15.65%) Tomcat
2 22 (14.97%) OpenStack
3 21 (14.29%) Apache
4 20 (13.61%) Node.js
5 12 (8.16%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.08%) nginx
7 4 (2.72%) Confluence
7 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.04%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.04%) CICS
8 3 (2.04%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.36%) SAS
9 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
10 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.73%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.08%) Amazon S3
4 6 (4.08%) Route 53
4 6 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.72%) IaaS
6 2 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.36%) SaaS
6 2 (1.36%) PaaS
6 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.36%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) Internet
2 13 (8.84%) SAN
3 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.76%) HTTP
5 6 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.40%) DNS
7 4 (2.72%) BIG-IP
7 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.04%) Converged Networks
9 2 (1.36%) SSL
9 2 (1.36%) LDAP
10 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.09%) MongoDB
1 31 (21.09%) NoSQL
2 27 (18.37%) Hadoop
3 19 (12.93%) MySQL
4 18 (12.24%) Redis
5 15 (10.20%) Big Data
6 9 (6.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.44%) RDBMS
7 8 (5.44%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.08%) Couchbase
8 6 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (4.08%) SimpleDB
9 5 (3.40%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.04%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.36%) Adabas
12 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 21 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.40%) JUnit
3 4 (2.72%) JIRA
4 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.04%) Subversion
5 2 (1.36%) Maven
5 2 (1.36%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.36%) Ant
5 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.68%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.68%) FishEye
General
1 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.72%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Electronics
3 2 (1.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (22.45%) Developer
3 16 (10.88%) Software Engineer
4 14 (9.52%) Architect
5 12 (8.16%) Python Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (4.08%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.40%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Python Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Chief Architect
11 4 (2.72%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.72%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.97%) .NET
2 18 (12.24%) HTML
3 16 (10.88%) Web Services
4 11 (7.48%) LAMP
4 11 (7.48%) Memcached
4 11 (7.48%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (6.80%) CSS
6 8 (5.44%) XHTML
6 8 (5.44%) Java EE
7 7 (4.76%) Spring
8 6 (4.08%) POSIX
8 6 (4.08%) XML
9 5 (3.40%) Servlets
9 5 (3.40%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.72%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.72%) RESTful
11 3 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.04%) REST
11 3 (2.04%) Grails
11 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.76%) NHS
4 4 (2.72%) Replication
5 3 (2.04%) W3C
5 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.04%) User Experience
6 2 (1.36%) Life Science
6 2 (1.36%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 119 (80.95%) Linux
2 57 (38.78%) UNIX
3 30 (20.41%) Windows
4 26 (17.69%) CentOS
5 21 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (10.20%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.08%) zOS
8 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.40%) AIX
8 5 (3.40%) Solaris
8 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.72%) SUSE
10 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.68%) Debian
12 1 (0.68%) Fedora
12 1 (0.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (39.46%) DevOps
2 52 (35.37%) Configuration Management
3 28 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (13.61%) Software Engineering
4 20 (13.61%) Open Source
5 16 (10.88%) Service Management
6 15 (10.20%) TDD
7 12 (8.16%) OO
8 11 (7.48%) Data Management
8 11 (7.48%) Kanban
8 11 (7.48%) Web Accessibility
8 11 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (6.12%) Software Delivery
9 9 (6.12%) Workflow
9 9 (6.12%) Scrum
9 9 (6.12%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.44%) Performance Testing
10 8 (5.44%) ITIL
11 6 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 77 (52.38%) Bash Shell
2 53 (36.05%) Ruby
3 52 (35.37%) Java
4 42 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 41 (27.89%) SQL
6 23 (15.65%) Perl
7 21 (14.29%) PHP
8 17 (11.56%) Shell Script
9 15 (10.20%) C++
10 8 (5.44%) C#
11 6 (4.08%) Groovy
11 6 (4.08%) R
12 5 (3.40%) C
13 4 (2.72%) Scala
14 3 (2.04%) COBOL
14 3 (2.04%) JCL
15 2 (1.36%) AWK
15 2 (1.36%) Jython
15 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.36%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.36%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.84%) QEMU
2 13 (8.84%) KVM
3 8 (5.44%) VMware Server
4 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.72%) vSphere
6 2 (1.36%) Xen
6 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.36%) XenServer
7 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 60 (40.82%) Opscode Chef
2 58 (39.46%) Puppet
3 17 (11.56%) Cobbler
4 16 (10.88%) Tivoli
5 11 (7.48%) Opsview
5 11 (7.48%) Graphite
5 11 (7.48%) Rundeck
6 8 (5.44%) Ansible
7 6 (4.08%) HAProxy
7 6 (4.08%) Salt
8 4 (2.72%) StatsD
9 3 (2.04%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.68%) yum
10 1 (0.68%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (20.41%) VMware
2 26 (17.69%) Oracle
2 26 (17.69%) Splunk
3 12 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.48%) Riverbed
4 11 (7.48%) Tealeaf
5 9 (6.12%) Rackspace
6 6 (4.08%) hybris
7 5 (3.40%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.72%) Citrix
8 4 (2.72%) Teradata
8 4 (2.72%) F5
8 4 (2.72%) Tableau
8 4 (2.72%) Apigee
8 4 (2.72%) Mashery
9 3 (2.04%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.04%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.36%) Google
10 2 (1.36%) IBM
10 2 (1.36%) EnterpriseDB
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