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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 87 67 119
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +52
Contract jobs citing Python 30 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.25% 2.31% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 5.84% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £410 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +64.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £445 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
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
786 856 1064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.80% 39.59% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 502 533
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -30 21 £325 -20.73% 10
North Yorkshire +7 3 £330 - 7
South Yorkshire - 3 £290 - 5
East Yorkshire - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 62 (61.39%) Linux
2 37 (36.63%) Splunk
3 36 (35.64%) Ubuntu
4 34 (33.66%) CentOS
5 29 (28.71%) Windows
6 25 (24.75%) C++
6 25 (24.75%) Service Management
7 24 (23.76%) Workflow
7 24 (23.76%) Web Services
8 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
8 23 (22.77%) Bash Shell
9 22 (21.78%) Ruby
10 21 (20.79%) Software Engineering
10 21 (20.79%) SAN
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (19.80%) PHP
11 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (19.80%) Puppet
11 20 (19.80%) DevOps
12 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
12 19 (18.81%) VMware
13 18 (17.82%) UNIX
14 17 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
14 17 (16.83%) Incident Management
14 17 (16.83%) VMware Server
15 16 (15.84%) Java
16 15 (14.85%) SQL
17 14 (13.86%) Perl
17 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management
17 14 (13.86%) TDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (11.88%) Apache
2 10 (9.90%) Node.js
3 9 (8.91%) nginx
4 6 (5.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.98%) Confluence
7 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
7 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.99%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.99%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Route 53
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) SAN
2 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.90%) Internet
4 9 (8.91%) DNS
4 9 (8.91%) SSL
5 6 (5.94%) SSH
6 5 (4.95%) Firewall
7 4 (3.96%) HTTP
8 3 (2.97%) DHCP
9 2 (1.98%) VLAN
9 2 (1.98%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.98%) NAS
9 2 (1.98%) VPN
9 2 (1.98%) SMTP
9 2 (1.98%) LDAP
10 1 (0.99%) FTP
10 1 (0.99%) GSM
10 1 (0.99%) LAN
10 1 (0.99%) WAN
10 1 (0.99%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.93%) Redis
3 6 (5.94%) Couchbase
3 6 (5.94%) SimpleDB
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.98%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) Riak
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) Maven
3 3 (2.97%) Subversion
4 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 2 (1.98%) Hudson
4 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) Ant
5 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) Grunt
5 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 8 (7.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.97%) Finance
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Electronics
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Software Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (15.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (13.86%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 12 (11.88%) Python Developer
6 12 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (9.90%) Analyst
8 9 (8.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
10 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Linux Support
11 4 (3.96%) IT Support
11 4 (3.96%) UNIX Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.97%) Support Technician
12 3 (2.97%) Administrator
12 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) Web Services
2 8 (7.92%) .NET
3 7 (6.93%) REST
4 5 (4.95%) J2EE
4 5 (4.95%) HTML
4 5 (4.95%) Django
5 4 (3.96%) CSS
5 4 (3.96%) Middleware
6 3 (2.97%) XML
6 3 (2.97%) RESTful
6 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.97%) Java EE
7 2 (1.98%) jQuery
7 2 (1.98%) HTML5
7 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.98%) Flask
7 2 (1.98%) Pyramid
8 1 (0.99%) J2SE
8 1 (0.99%) POSIX
8 1 (0.99%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) NHS
2 9 (8.91%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) Open Source
5 2 (1.98%) STB
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.98%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
6 1 (0.99%) DTV
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 62 (61.39%) Linux
2 36 (35.64%) Ubuntu
3 34 (33.66%) CentOS
4 29 (28.71%) Windows
5 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
7 18 (17.82%) UNIX
8 3 (2.97%) Solaris
9 2 (1.98%) Android
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Service Management
2 24 (23.76%) Workflow
3 21 (20.79%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.80%) DevOps
5 17 (16.83%) Incident Management
6 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management
6 14 (13.86%) TDD
7 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.88%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.93%) ITIL
9 7 (6.93%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.94%) Scrum
11 5 (4.95%) Migration
11 5 (4.95%) BDD
12 4 (3.96%) QMS
12 4 (3.96%) Data Migration
12 4 (3.96%) Quality Management
12 4 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) C++
2 23 (22.77%) Bash Shell
3 22 (21.78%) Ruby
4 20 (19.80%) PHP
5 16 (15.84%) Java
6 15 (14.85%) SQL
7 14 (13.86%) Perl
8 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.95%) C#
11 3 (2.97%) C
11 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.98%) Erlang
12 2 (1.98%) VB
13 1 (0.99%) AWK
13 1 (0.99%) Jython
13 1 (0.99%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) ISEB
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (16.83%) VMware Server
2 3 (2.97%) Xen
3 2 (1.98%) qmail
3 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) vSphere
4 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (19.80%) Puppet
2 17 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.87%) Salt
4 2 (1.98%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.99%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Splunk
2 19 (18.81%) VMware
3 12 (11.88%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.98%) JBoss
6 2 (1.98%) NetApp
6 2 (1.98%) EMC
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) SAP
7 1 (0.99%) EnterpriseDB
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