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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 85 78 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 30 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.26% 1.83% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 4.83% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 14
Average daily rate
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£275 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% +14.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
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
778 849 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.69% 37.94% 43.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 463 650
Average daily rate £320 £313 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 22
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £94.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 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
(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
West Yorkshire -7 23 £235 -41.32% 9
South Yorkshire - 4 £300 - 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £335 - 7
East Yorkshire - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (51.85%) Linux
2 47 (43.52%) Splunk
3 39 (36.11%) Ubuntu
4 37 (34.26%) CentOS
5 31 (28.70%) Service Management
6 28 (25.93%) Windows
6 28 (25.93%) Puppet
7 27 (25.00%) C++
8 26 (24.07%) Workflow
9 24 (22.22%) Web Services
9 24 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (20.37%) Ruby
11 21 (19.44%) SAN
12 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (17.59%) nginx
13 19 (17.59%) Windows XP
13 19 (17.59%) VMware
14 18 (16.67%) PHP
14 18 (16.67%) Bash Shell
15 17 (15.74%) Incident Management
15 17 (15.74%) VMware Server
15 17 (15.74%) Perl
15 17 (15.74%) Java
15 17 (15.74%) SQL
15 17 (15.74%) DevOps
16 16 (14.81%) NHS
17 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (17.59%) nginx
2 12 (11.11%) Apache
3 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.48%) Node.js
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.44%) SAN
2 14 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.26%) Internet
4 8 (7.41%) SSL
5 7 (6.48%) DNS
5 7 (6.48%) Firewall
5 7 (6.48%) SSH
6 6 (5.56%) VLAN
7 4 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.70%) HTTP
8 3 (2.78%) LAN
8 3 (2.78%) WAN
9 2 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.85%) NAS
9 2 (1.85%) DVB
9 2 (1.85%) LDAP
9 2 (1.85%) VPN
10 1 (0.93%) GSM
10 1 (0.93%) SMTP
10 1 (0.93%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) Redis
2 9 (8.33%) Riak
2 9 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (4.63%) Couchbase
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.63%) SimpleDB
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.85%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) Maven
3 3 (2.78%) Subversion
3 3 (2.78%) JIRA
4 2 (1.85%) Hudson
4 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.93%) Ant
5 1 (0.93%) JMeter
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
4 2 (1.85%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (16.67%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (14.81%) Software Engineer
4 14 (12.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (12.04%) Architect
6 12 (11.11%) Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 9 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Linux Support
11 4 (3.70%) IT Support
11 4 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) PHP Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.78%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.22%) Web Services
2 11 (10.19%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (8.33%) .NET
4 8 (7.41%) XML
5 5 (4.63%) REST
6 4 (3.70%) jQuery
6 4 (3.70%) HTML
7 3 (2.78%) Middleware
7 3 (2.78%) CSS
7 3 (2.78%) Symfony
8 2 (1.85%) RESTful
8 2 (1.85%) WCF
8 2 (1.85%) J2EE
9 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.93%) J2SE
9 1 (0.93%) JDBC
9 1 (0.93%) SOAP
9 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (0.93%) JPA
9 1 (0.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) NHS
2 8 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.48%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.48%) Reference Data
3 7 (6.48%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.78%) IPTV
4 3 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.85%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.85%) Open Source
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) STB
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (51.85%) Linux
2 39 (36.11%) Ubuntu
3 37 (34.26%) CentOS
4 28 (25.93%) Windows
5 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (17.59%) Windows XP
7 10 (9.26%) UNIX
8 3 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.70%) Service Management
2 26 (24.07%) Workflow
3 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 17 (15.74%) Incident Management
4 17 (15.74%) DevOps
5 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.19%) TDD
7 9 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.48%) ITIL
9 7 (6.48%) Data Architecture
10 6 (5.56%) OOP
10 6 (5.56%) OO
11 5 (4.63%) MVC
11 5 (4.63%) Scrum
11 5 (4.63%) BDD
11 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.70%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.70%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.00%) C++
2 22 (20.37%) Ruby
3 18 (16.67%) PHP
3 18 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 17 (15.74%) Perl
4 17 (15.74%) Java
4 17 (15.74%) SQL
5 7 (6.48%) C#
5 7 (6.48%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.63%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.78%) PHP5
7 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.85%) Erlang
8 2 (1.85%) VB
8 2 (1.85%) Tcl
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) AWK
9 1 (0.93%) Jython
9 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) ISEB
2 5 (4.63%) Degree
3 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.85%) qmail
2 2 (1.85%) Xen
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (25.93%) Puppet
2 14 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.19%) Salt
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 47 (43.52%) Splunk
2 19 (17.59%) VMware
3 11 (10.19%) Oracle
4 6 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.78%) Google
5 3 (2.78%) Facebook
5 3 (2.78%) Twitter
6 2 (1.85%) EMC
6 2 (1.85%) JBoss
6 2 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
7 1 (0.93%) Capita
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago