The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 40 68 109
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +41
Contract jobs citing Python 102 49 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.84% 2.16% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.28% 5.30% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 4
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£350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £401
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 £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
904 924 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.06% 40.74% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 546 490
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 32
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.97% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
West Yorkshire +24 95 £350 +16.66% 11
North Yorkshire -7 3 £370 -
South Yorkshire +3 2 £290 +61.11% 2
East Yorkshire - - - - 4
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 83 (62.41%) Linux
2 80 (60.15%) Ruby
3 64 (48.12%) DevOps
4 60 (45.11%) Puppet
5 55 (41.35%) PHP
6 54 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (38.35%) Opscode Chef
8 46 (34.59%) Bash Shell
9 39 (29.32%) SQL
10 38 (28.57%) Java
11 36 (27.07%) Configuration Management
12 33 (24.81%) Apache
13 30 (22.56%) Splunk
14 29 (21.80%) MongoDB
14 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
14 29 (21.80%) UNIX
15 28 (21.05%) C++
16 24 (18.05%) Oracle
16 24 (18.05%) Node.js
17 21 (15.79%) TDD
17 21 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
18 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
19 19 (14.29%) NoSQL
20 18 (13.53%) CentOS
20 18 (13.53%) Load Balancing
20 18 (13.53%) Web Services
20 18 (13.53%) Client/Server
20 18 (13.53%) Graphite
21 17 (12.78%) Redis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 33 (24.81%) Apache
2 24 (18.05%) Node.js
3 12 (9.02%) OpenStack
4 8 (6.02%) nginx
5 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.01%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.50%) IIS
8 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.75%) CMS
8 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.75%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
8 1 (0.75%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.27%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.51%) Route 53
3 6 (4.51%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Heroku
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) TCP/IP
2 13 (9.77%) Internet
3 11 (8.27%) SAN
4 10 (7.52%) DNS
5 8 (6.02%) SSL
6 5 (3.76%) DHCP
6 5 (3.76%) Firewall
7 4 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (3.01%) NAS
7 4 (3.01%) HTTP
8 2 (1.50%) FTP
8 2 (1.50%) SMTP
9 1 (0.75%) LAN
9 1 (0.75%) WAN
9 1 (0.75%) SSH
9 1 (0.75%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.80%) MongoDB
2 19 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 17 (12.78%) Redis
4 16 (12.03%) Riak
5 15 (11.28%) MySQL
6 12 (9.02%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (8.27%) CouchDB
7 11 (8.27%) Hypertable
8 10 (7.52%) Couchbase
9 9 (6.77%) SimpleDB
10 6 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (3.76%) Pentaho
11 5 (3.76%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
13 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.27%) Fiddler
3 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.76%) Subversion
5 4 (3.01%) QUnit
5 4 (3.01%) JMeter
5 4 (3.01%) JUnit
6 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.75%) Ant
7 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.01%) Law
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
3 2 (1.50%) Finance
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 36 (27.07%) Developer
3 15 (11.28%) Software Engineer
4 13 (9.77%) Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Python Developer
5 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.77%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Architect
8 7 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Programmer
9 5 (3.76%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Digital Architect
10 4 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.01%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.01%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.53%) Web Services
2 14 (10.53%) HTML
3 13 (9.77%) J2EE
3 13 (9.77%) CSS
4 11 (8.27%) JSON
5 10 (7.52%) .NET
6 9 (6.77%) RESTful
6 9 (6.77%) jQuery
7 8 (6.02%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.26%) REST
9 6 (4.51%) Django
9 6 (4.51%) XML
10 5 (3.76%) LAMP
10 5 (3.76%) JPA
10 5 (3.76%) Drools
10 5 (3.76%) OAuth
10 5 (3.76%) Ajax
10 5 (3.76%) JRules
10 5 (3.76%) Mustache
10 5 (3.76%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.53%) Client/Server
2 13 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.77%) Open Source
4 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.01%) User Experience
4 4 (3.01%) PKI
4 4 (3.01%) Smartcard
4 4 (3.01%) NHS
4 4 (3.01%) Clustering
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.50%) STB
7 1 (0.75%) GIS
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (62.41%) Linux
2 29 (21.80%) UNIX
3 18 (13.53%) CentOS
4 17 (12.78%) Windows
5 16 (12.03%) Ubuntu
6 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.51%) Android
7 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.26%) Solaris
10 2 (1.50%) Debian
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) DevOps
2 54 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (27.07%) Configuration Management
4 29 (21.80%) Software Engineering
5 21 (15.79%) TDD
5 21 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (13.53%) Load Balancing
7 12 (9.02%) Workflow
8 9 (6.77%) Service Management
8 9 (6.77%) MVC
8 9 (6.77%) Incident Management
9 7 (5.26%) Project Management
10 6 (4.51%) Kanban
10 6 (4.51%) Test Automation
10 6 (4.51%) Scrum
11 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.76%) Android Development
11 5 (3.76%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (3.01%) BDD
12 4 (3.01%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (60.15%) Ruby
2 55 (41.35%) PHP
3 46 (34.59%) Bash Shell
4 39 (29.32%) SQL
5 38 (28.57%) Java
6 28 (21.05%) C++
7 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
8 17 (12.78%) Perl
9 15 (11.28%) C
9 15 (11.28%) Shell Script
10 14 (10.53%) C#
11 2 (1.50%) Lua
11 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.50%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.50%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.75%) AWK
12 1 (0.75%) Jython
12 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.01%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) XenServer
2 1 (0.75%) vSphere
2 1 (0.75%) Varnish
2 1 (0.75%) Xen
2 1 (0.75%) KVM
2 1 (0.75%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 60 (45.11%) Puppet
2 51 (38.35%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (13.53%) Graphite
4 13 (9.77%) Nagios
5 11 (8.27%) Tivoli
5 11 (8.27%) CFEngine
5 11 (8.27%) Cobbler
5 11 (8.27%) Salt
5 11 (8.27%) Ansible
6 6 (4.51%) HAProxy
7 5 (3.76%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.75%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (22.56%) Splunk
2 24 (18.05%) Oracle
3 14 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 11 (8.27%) SaltStack
5 8 (6.02%) VMware
6 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.76%) Rackspace
7 4 (3.01%) EMC
7 4 (3.01%) NetApp
7 4 (3.01%) Cisco
8 3 (2.26%) Percona
9 2 (1.50%) Open Text
9 2 (1.50%) Vignette
10 1 (0.75%) SAP
10 1 (0.75%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.75%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.75%) Tealeaf
10 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.75%) Zend
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