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 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 57 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 89 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.19% 3.20% 3.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.54% 7.57% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 55
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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 £38.75 £30.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -23.56%
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
1180 1030 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.31% 42.23% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 680 367
Average daily rate £335 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +70.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £13.00 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%

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 June 2015.

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 June 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
West Yorkshire -5 80 £375 +22.95% 20
South Yorkshire -11 6 £500 +150.00% 4
North Yorkshire +1 2 £375 -2.59% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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.

1 124 (73.81%) Linux
2 90 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (52.98%) Bash Shell
4 80 (47.62%) DevOps
5 75 (44.64%) Puppet
5 75 (44.64%) Configuration Management
6 74 (44.05%) Opscode Chef
7 69 (41.07%) Ruby
8 49 (29.17%) Java
9 44 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (25.60%) UNIX
11 42 (25.00%) SQL
12 41 (24.40%) MongoDB
13 38 (22.62%) PHP
14 37 (22.02%) Apache
15 35 (20.83%) JavaScript
15 35 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
16 34 (20.24%) OpenStack
17 31 (18.45%) Oracle
18 30 (17.86%) NoSQL
19 29 (17.26%) Software Engineering
20 27 (16.07%) Git (software)
20 27 (16.07%) Perl
20 27 (16.07%) MySQL
21 26 (15.48%) Open Source
22 25 (14.88%) VMware
23 23 (13.69%) Splunk
24 22 (13.10%) Windows
25 21 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
26 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 37 (22.02%) Apache
2 34 (20.24%) OpenStack
3 15 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.55%) Node.js
5 9 (5.36%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.17%) nginx
7 4 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.79%) CICS
8 3 (1.79%) JBoss
8 3 (1.79%) Confluence
8 3 (1.79%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (1.19%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.19%) SAS
9 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.60%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (7.74%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (4.76%) Route 53
4 8 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.19%) IaaS
5 2 (1.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.74%) Internet
2 7 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.57%) DNS
4 5 (2.98%) SAN
5 4 (2.38%) BIG-IP
5 4 (2.38%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.79%) HTTP
6 3 (1.79%) Converged Networks
7 2 (1.19%) Firewall
8 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.40%) MongoDB
2 30 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 27 (16.07%) MySQL
4 19 (11.31%) Redis
4 19 (11.31%) Hadoop
5 16 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 15 (8.93%) RDBMS
7 12 (7.14%) Big Data
8 11 (6.55%) Couchbase
9 10 (5.95%) CouchDB
9 10 (5.95%) SimpleDB
9 10 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (5.36%) Riak
10 9 (5.36%) Hypertable
11 8 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.98%) Neo4j
14 2 (1.19%) Pentaho
14 2 (1.19%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 27 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.95%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.36%) Fiddler
5 8 (4.76%) JIRA
6 6 (3.57%) Subversion
6 6 (3.57%) JUnit
7 5 (2.98%) NetBeans
8 4 (2.38%) Maven
9 2 (1.19%) QUnit
9 2 (1.19%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.19%) JMeter
10 1 (0.60%) Hudson
General
1 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.79%) Electronics
2 3 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 43 (25.60%) Developer
3 16 (9.52%) Software Engineer
3 16 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 15 (8.93%) Python Developer
5 12 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.76%) Architect
9 7 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Senior Python Developer
10 6 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (2.98%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.98%) Administrator
12 4 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (2.38%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.90%) HTML
2 16 (9.52%) Web Services
3 11 (6.55%) XML
3 11 (6.55%) CSS
4 10 (5.95%) Spring
5 8 (4.76%) Servlets
6 7 (4.17%) LAMP
6 7 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (3.57%) RESTful
7 6 (3.57%) REST
7 6 (3.57%) Memcached
7 6 (3.57%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.57%) .NET
7 6 (3.57%) J2EE
7 6 (3.57%) POSIX
8 5 (2.98%) Swing
8 5 (2.98%) JFace
8 5 (2.98%) JavaFX
8 5 (2.98%) Java EE
8 5 (2.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.95%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.57%) NHS
4 5 (2.98%) Chemistry
4 5 (2.98%) Life Science
5 4 (2.38%) User Experience
5 4 (2.38%) Replication
6 3 (1.79%) W3C
6 3 (1.79%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.79%) Clustering
6 3 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) PKI
7 2 (1.19%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 124 (73.81%) Linux
2 43 (25.60%) UNIX
3 22 (13.10%) Windows
4 15 (8.93%) CentOS
5 14 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.17%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.57%) zOS
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.98%) SUSE
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.38%) AIX
9 4 (2.38%) Solaris
10 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.19%) Debian
11 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.60%) Fedora
12 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (47.62%) DevOps
3 75 (44.64%) Configuration Management
4 44 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (17.26%) Software Engineering
6 26 (15.48%) Open Source
7 19 (11.31%) TDD
8 16 (9.52%) OO
9 14 (8.33%) Kanban
9 14 (8.33%) Scrum
10 12 (7.14%) Service Management
11 10 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 9 (5.36%) OOP
13 8 (4.76%) Software Delivery
13 8 (4.76%) Performance Testing
13 8 (4.76%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.17%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.17%) Security Testing
14 7 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.98%) Bash Shell
2 69 (41.07%) Ruby
3 49 (29.17%) Java
4 42 (25.00%) SQL
5 38 (22.62%) PHP
6 35 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 27 (16.07%) Perl
8 17 (10.12%) Shell Script
9 13 (7.74%) C
10 9 (5.36%) C++
11 8 (4.76%) Groovy
11 8 (4.76%) Scala
11 8 (4.76%) C#
12 3 (1.79%) COBOL
12 3 (1.79%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.79%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.79%) JCL
12 3 (1.79%) R
13 2 (1.19%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (11.90%) QEMU
1 20 (11.90%) KVM
2 6 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.19%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.60%) XenServer
4 1 (0.60%) Xen
4 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 75 (44.64%) Puppet
2 74 (44.05%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.31%) Cobbler
4 16 (9.52%) Tivoli
4 16 (9.52%) Graphite
5 15 (8.93%) Ansible
6 13 (7.74%) Salt
7 9 (5.36%) Nagios
7 9 (5.36%) CFEngine
8 7 (4.17%) HAProxy
9 6 (3.57%) Opsview
9 6 (3.57%) Rundeck
10 2 (1.19%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.60%) StatsD
Vendors
1 31 (18.45%) Oracle
2 25 (14.88%) VMware
3 23 (13.69%) Splunk
4 13 (7.74%) Rackspace
5 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.36%) SaltStack
6 6 (3.57%) Riverbed
6 6 (3.57%) Tealeaf
6 6 (3.57%) hybris
7 4 (2.38%) F5
7 4 (2.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.19%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) Citrix
10 1 (0.60%) Teradata
10 1 (0.60%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.60%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.60%) Percona
10 1 (0.60%) Tableau
10 1 (0.60%) Apigee
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