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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 71 57 83
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 70 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.35% 2.65% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.12% 7.33% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 24
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.59% -27.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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
1144 846 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.35% 36.09% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 502 400
Average daily rate £335 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £227 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 42
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 62 £375 +51.51% 21
South Yorkshire -8 6 £450 +100.00% 7
North Yorkshire 0 3 £290 +58.90%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 130 (73.03%) Linux
2 100 (56.18%) Bash Shell
3 87 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (43.26%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (43.26%) DevOps
5 75 (42.13%) Configuration Management
6 74 (41.57%) Puppet
7 62 (34.83%) Ruby
8 51 (28.65%) Java
9 48 (26.97%) UNIX
10 46 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (23.60%) SQL
12 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
13 37 (20.79%) VMware
14 36 (20.22%) MongoDB
15 34 (19.10%) OpenStack
16 32 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
17 31 (17.42%) Apache
18 30 (16.85%) Perl
18 30 (16.85%) Windows
18 30 (16.85%) Splunk
18 30 (16.85%) NoSQL
19 29 (16.29%) Open Source
19 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
20 28 (15.73%) CentOS
20 28 (15.73%) PHP
20 28 (15.73%) Oracle
21 27 (15.17%) MySQL
21 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
22 26 (14.61%) Hadoop

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (19.10%) OpenStack
2 31 (17.42%) Apache
3 25 (14.04%) Tomcat
4 15 (8.43%) Node.js
5 12 (6.74%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.49%) nginx
7 4 (2.25%) Confluence
7 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.25%) JBoss
8 3 (1.69%) CICS
8 3 (1.69%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.69%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.12%) IIS
9 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.12%) SAS
10 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.56%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 32 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.55%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (3.93%) Route 53
4 7 (3.93%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.25%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) SAN
1 13 (7.30%) Internet
2 9 (5.06%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.37%) HTTP
3 6 (3.37%) DNS
3 6 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.25%) BIG-IP
4 4 (2.25%) Unified Communications
5 3 (1.69%) Converged Networks
6 2 (1.12%) Firewall
6 2 (1.12%) SSL
6 2 (1.12%) LDAP
7 1 (0.56%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) DMZ
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.22%) MongoDB
2 30 (16.85%) NoSQL
3 27 (15.17%) MySQL
4 26 (14.61%) Hadoop
5 21 (11.80%) Redis
6 17 (9.55%) Relational Database
7 15 (8.43%) RDBMS
8 13 (7.30%) Big Data
9 12 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (4.49%) SimpleDB
10 8 (4.49%) Couchbase
11 7 (3.93%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.81%) Neo4j
13 4 (2.25%) CouchDB
14 3 (1.69%) Apache Hive
14 3 (1.69%) Riak
14 3 (1.69%) Hypertable
15 2 (1.12%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 29 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.18%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.49%) Subversion
4 8 (4.49%) JIRA
5 7 (3.93%) Maven
6 6 (3.37%) JUnit
7 5 (2.81%) NetBeans
8 3 (1.69%) Fiddler
8 3 (1.69%) Ant
8 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.12%) JMeter
9 2 (1.12%) Hudson
9 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.56%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.56%) FishEye
10 1 (0.56%) QUnit
10 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.56%) Gradle
General
1 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.81%) Finance
3 3 (1.69%) Electronics
3 3 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (27.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (20.79%) Developer
3 19 (10.67%) Software Engineer
4 13 (7.30%) Python Developer
5 12 (6.74%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.06%) Architect
7 9 (5.06%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (4.49%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Senior Python Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (2.81%) Administrator
11 5 (2.81%) Technical Support
12 4 (2.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.24%) Web Services
2 14 (7.87%) HTML
3 13 (7.30%) LAMP
4 12 (6.74%) XML
4 12 (6.74%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (6.18%) Memcached
6 10 (5.62%) Spring
7 8 (4.49%) .NET
7 8 (4.49%) Servlets
8 7 (3.93%) Java EE
9 6 (3.37%) jQuery
9 6 (3.37%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.37%) POSIX
10 5 (2.81%) Swing
10 5 (2.81%) J2EE
10 5 (2.81%) CSS
10 5 (2.81%) JavaFX
10 5 (2.81%) JFace
10 5 (2.81%) RESTful
10 5 (2.81%) JFreeChart
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.62%) NHS
1 10 (5.62%) Visualisation
2 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) Life Science
3 5 (2.81%) Chemistry
4 4 (2.25%) Replication
4 4 (2.25%) User Experience
5 3 (1.69%) W3C
5 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Tandem
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
7 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 130 (73.03%) Linux
2 48 (26.97%) UNIX
3 30 (16.85%) Windows
4 28 (15.73%) CentOS
5 20 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (8.99%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.37%) Solaris
7 6 (3.37%) zOS
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.81%) SUSE
8 5 (2.81%) AIX
8 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.69%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.69%) Debian
10 1 (0.56%) Fedora
10 1 (0.56%) HPUX
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.26%) DevOps
3 75 (42.13%) Configuration Management
4 46 (25.84%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (16.29%) Open Source
6 26 (14.61%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.24%) Service Management
8 19 (10.67%) TDD
9 16 (8.99%) OO
10 14 (7.87%) Scrum
11 12 (6.74%) Kanban
12 11 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (6.18%) Data Management
13 10 (5.62%) Workflow
13 10 (5.62%) Incident Management
13 10 (5.62%) Software Delivery
14 9 (5.06%) Unit Testing
14 9 (5.06%) ITIL
15 8 (4.49%) OOP
15 8 (4.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (56.18%) Bash Shell
2 62 (34.83%) Ruby
3 51 (28.65%) Java
4 42 (23.60%) SQL
5 38 (21.35%) JavaScript
6 30 (16.85%) Perl
7 28 (15.73%) PHP
8 19 (10.67%) Shell Script
9 13 (7.30%) C++
10 9 (5.06%) C
10 9 (5.06%) Groovy
10 9 (5.06%) Scala
11 7 (3.93%) C#
12 3 (1.69%) COBOL
12 3 (1.69%) JCL
12 3 (1.69%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.69%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.69%) R
13 2 (1.12%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (5.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.69%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.92%) KVM
3 22 (12.36%) QEMU
4 8 (4.49%) VMware Server
5 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.12%) Xen
6 2 (1.12%) vCloud
6 2 (1.12%) Docker
7 1 (0.56%) HDFS
7 1 (0.56%) Corosync
7 1 (0.56%) XenServer
7 1 (0.56%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 77 (43.26%) Opscode Chef
2 74 (41.57%) Puppet
3 20 (11.24%) Cobbler
4 18 (10.11%) Tivoli
5 15 (8.43%) Graphite
6 12 (6.74%) Salt
7 11 (6.18%) Opsview
7 11 (6.18%) Rundeck
8 10 (5.62%) Ansible
9 7 (3.93%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.81%) Nagios
11 3 (1.69%) CFEngine
12 2 (1.12%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.56%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.56%) StatsD
Vendors
1 37 (20.79%) VMware
2 30 (16.85%) Splunk
3 28 (15.73%) Oracle
4 15 (8.43%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.18%) Riverbed
5 11 (6.18%) Tealeaf
6 10 (5.62%) Rackspace
7 6 (3.37%) hybris
8 4 (2.25%) F5
8 4 (2.25%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.25%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.12%) New Relic
9 2 (1.12%) IBM
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco
10 1 (0.56%) Sun
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix
10 1 (0.56%) EnterpriseDB
10 1 (0.56%) Teradata
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago