The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 46 61 88
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +27
Contract jobs citing Python 50 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.00% 2.25% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.71% 6.30% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 11
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£225 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% -2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
574 540 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.39% 35.71% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 285 476
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £20.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +31.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 47 £225 -34.30% 15
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 47 (52.22%) Linux
2 41 (45.56%) Splunk
3 36 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 35 (38.89%) CentOS
5 29 (32.22%) Service Management
6 26 (28.89%) C++
7 24 (26.67%) Workflow
8 23 (25.56%) Web Services
8 23 (25.56%) Windows
8 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
9 22 (24.44%) Puppet
10 19 (21.11%) Ruby
11 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (18.89%) Windows XP
12 17 (18.89%) SAN
12 17 (18.89%) PHP
12 17 (18.89%) Incident Management
12 17 (18.89%) VMware
13 16 (17.78%) NHS
13 16 (17.78%) DevOps
14 15 (16.67%) nginx
14 15 (16.67%) VMware Server
15 13 (14.44%) Java
15 13 (14.44%) SQL
16 12 (13.33%) Perl
16 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
16 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
17 11 (12.22%) Opscode Chef

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 15 (16.67%) nginx
2 9 (10.00%) Apache
3 7 (7.78%) Node.js
4 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.22%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) SAN
2 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.00%) Internet
4 8 (8.89%) SSL
5 7 (7.78%) SSH
5 7 (7.78%) DNS
6 6 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 6 (6.67%) VLAN
6 6 (6.67%) Firewall
7 4 (4.44%) LAN
7 4 (4.44%) WAN
8 2 (2.22%) DVB
9 1 (1.11%) IGMP
9 1 (1.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.11%) Redis
2 8 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.67%) Riak
4 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.56%) SimpleDB
4 5 (5.56%) Couchbase
5 4 (4.44%) MySQL
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.22%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.33%) Maven
2 3 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.11%) JMeter
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Law
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support
1 16 (17.78%) Developer
2 14 (15.56%) Cloud Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Software Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 10 (11.11%) Architect
5 9 (10.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Linux Support
9 4 (4.44%) Python Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Support Technician
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.56%) Web Services
2 8 (8.89%) XML
3 7 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (5.56%) REST
4 5 (5.56%) .NET
5 4 (4.44%) jQuery
6 3 (3.33%) Symfony
6 3 (3.33%) CSS
6 3 (3.33%) HTML
7 2 (2.22%) J2EE
7 2 (2.22%) WCF
8 1 (1.11%) JPA
8 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.11%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.11%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.11%) Middleware
8 1 (1.11%) JDBC
8 1 (1.11%) SOAP
8 1 (1.11%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) NHS
2 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.44%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.44%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.33%) IPTV
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.22%) Video on Demand
6 2 (2.22%) Open Source
7 1 (1.11%) STB
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.22%) Linux
2 36 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 35 (38.89%) CentOS
4 23 (25.56%) Windows
5 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (18.89%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Service Management
2 24 (26.67%) Workflow
3 18 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.89%) Incident Management
5 16 (17.78%) DevOps
6 10 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.11%) TDD
7 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.67%) ITIL
8 6 (6.67%) OOP
8 6 (6.67%) OO
8 6 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.56%) MVC
9 5 (5.56%) Scrum
10 4 (4.44%) Quality Management
10 4 (4.44%) BDD
10 4 (4.44%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) C++
2 19 (21.11%) Ruby
3 17 (18.89%) PHP
4 13 (14.44%) Java
4 13 (14.44%) SQL
5 12 (13.33%) Perl
5 12 (13.33%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.78%) C#
7 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.44%) Tcl
8 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.33%) PHP5
10 2 (2.22%) VB
11 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.11%) Scala
11 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) ISEB
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
1 2 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 15 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (24.44%) Puppet
2 11 (12.22%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.11%) Salt
4 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 41 (45.56%) Splunk
2 17 (18.89%) VMware
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (3.33%) Facebook
5 3 (3.33%) Twitter
5 3 (3.33%) Google
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.11%) Zend
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £240 - £250 Per Day NB. shifts of 4 days on/off
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago