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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 46 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 81 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.12% 3.72% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.83% 8.89% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 43 53
Average daily rate
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£375 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.56%
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
824 742 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.93% 41.87% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 501 261
Average daily rate £335 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 72 £375 +18.11% 10
Bradford -15 2 £375 +15.38% 3
Halifax - 1 - - 2
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (76.77%) Linux
2 86 (55.48%) Bash Shell
3 84 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (50.32%) DevOps
5 75 (48.39%) Puppet
6 74 (47.74%) Configuration Management
7 73 (47.10%) Opscode Chef
8 67 (43.23%) Ruby
9 47 (30.32%) Java
10 43 (27.74%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (26.45%) SQL
12 40 (25.81%) UNIX
13 37 (23.87%) MongoDB
14 36 (23.23%) PHP
14 36 (23.23%) Apache
15 34 (21.94%) OpenStack
15 34 (21.94%) Amazon AWS
16 31 (20.00%) Oracle
17 30 (19.35%) JavaScript
18 27 (17.42%) NoSQL
18 27 (17.42%) Software Engineering
19 26 (16.77%) Open Source
19 26 (16.77%) Perl
19 26 (16.77%) MySQL
20 25 (16.13%) VMware
20 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
21 21 (13.55%) Amazon EC2
21 21 (13.55%) Splunk
21 21 (13.55%) Windows
22 20 (12.90%) QEMU

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (23.23%) Apache
2 34 (21.94%) OpenStack
3 14 (9.03%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.10%) Node.js
5 9 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.52%) nginx
7 4 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.94%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.94%) Confluence
8 3 (1.94%) JBoss
8 3 (1.94%) CICS
9 2 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.29%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.29%) SAS
9 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.65%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 34 (21.94%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (13.55%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (8.39%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (5.16%) Route 53
4 8 (5.16%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.29%) IaaS
5 2 (1.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) Internet
2 7 (4.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.87%) DNS
4 5 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.23%) SAN
5 4 (2.58%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.58%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.94%) HTTP
6 3 (1.94%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.29%) Firewall
8 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.87%) MongoDB
2 27 (17.42%) NoSQL
3 26 (16.77%) MySQL
4 18 (11.61%) Redis
5 16 (10.32%) Hadoop
6 15 (9.68%) Relational Database
6 15 (9.68%) RDBMS
7 12 (7.74%) Couchbase
8 11 (7.10%) Big Data
8 11 (7.10%) SimpleDB
9 9 (5.81%) CouchDB
9 9 (5.81%) Riak
9 9 (5.81%) Hypertable
10 8 (5.16%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (3.23%) Neo4j
13 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (1.29%) Adabas
14 2 (1.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.32%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.81%) Fiddler
5 8 (5.16%) JIRA
6 6 (3.87%) JUnit
6 6 (3.87%) Subversion
7 5 (3.23%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.58%) Maven
9 2 (1.29%) JMeter
9 2 (1.29%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.29%) QUnit
10 1 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.94%) Electronics
2 3 (1.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (36.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (23.23%) Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.03%) Software Engineer
5 11 (7.10%) Python Developer
6 10 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) Architect
9 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Platform Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.23%) Senior Python Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.58%) Release Manager
12 4 (2.58%) Chief Architect
12 4 (2.58%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.97%) HTML
2 15 (9.68%) Web Services
3 10 (6.45%) XML
4 8 (5.16%) CSS
4 8 (5.16%) Servlets
4 8 (5.16%) Spring
5 6 (3.87%) Hibernate
5 6 (3.87%) LAMP
5 6 (3.87%) .NET
5 6 (3.87%) POSIX
5 6 (3.87%) RESTful
6 5 (3.23%) Java EE
6 5 (3.23%) JavaFX
6 5 (3.23%) Memcached
6 5 (3.23%) JFace
6 5 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.23%) Swing
6 5 (3.23%) JFreeChart
7 4 (2.58%) Middleware
7 4 (2.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.87%) NHS
4 5 (3.23%) Chemistry
4 5 (3.23%) Life Science
5 4 (2.58%) Replication
6 3 (1.94%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.94%) W3C
6 3 (1.94%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.94%) Clustering
6 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.94%) User Experience
7 2 (1.29%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.29%) PKI
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 119 (76.77%) Linux
2 40 (25.81%) UNIX
3 21 (13.55%) Windows
4 14 (9.03%) CentOS
5 13 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.52%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.87%) zOS
8 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.23%) SUSE
9 4 (2.58%) AIX
9 4 (2.58%) Solaris
10 3 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.29%) Debian
11 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.29%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.32%) DevOps
3 74 (47.74%) Configuration Management
4 43 (27.74%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (17.42%) Software Engineering
6 26 (16.77%) Open Source
7 16 (10.32%) TDD
8 15 (9.68%) OO
9 12 (7.74%) Service Management
9 12 (7.74%) Scrum
9 12 (7.74%) Kanban
10 10 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.81%) OOP
12 8 (5.16%) Software Delivery
12 8 (5.16%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.16%) Performance Testing
13 7 (4.52%) Security Testing
13 7 (4.52%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.52%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (3.87%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 86 (55.48%) Bash Shell
2 67 (43.23%) Ruby
3 47 (30.32%) Java
4 41 (26.45%) SQL
5 36 (23.23%) PHP
6 30 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 26 (16.77%) Perl
8 17 (10.97%) Shell Script
9 13 (8.39%) C
10 10 (6.45%) C++
11 8 (5.16%) C#
11 8 (5.16%) Groovy
12 5 (3.23%) Scala
13 3 (1.94%) R
13 3 (1.94%) COBOL
13 3 (1.94%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.94%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.94%) JCL
14 2 (1.29%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.58%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.90%) QEMU
1 20 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (12.90%) KVM
2 5 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.29%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.65%) Xen
4 1 (0.65%) XenServer
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 75 (48.39%) Puppet
2 73 (47.10%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (12.26%) Cobbler
4 16 (10.32%) Tivoli
5 15 (9.68%) Ansible
6 14 (9.03%) Graphite
7 13 (8.39%) Salt
8 9 (5.81%) CFEngine
8 9 (5.81%) Nagios
9 7 (4.52%) HAProxy
10 5 (3.23%) Rundeck
10 5 (3.23%) Opsview
11 2 (1.29%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.65%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) Oracle
2 25 (16.13%) VMware
3 21 (13.55%) Splunk
4 13 (8.39%) Rackspace
5 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.81%) SaltStack
6 6 (3.87%) hybris
7 5 (3.23%) Tealeaf
7 5 (3.23%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.58%) F5
9 3 (1.94%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.29%) Cisco
11 1 (0.65%) Percona
11 1 (0.65%) Tableau
11 1 (0.65%) EnterpriseDB
11 1 (0.65%) Citrix
11 1 (0.65%) Teradata
11 1 (0.65%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.65%) Apigee
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