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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 49 74 106
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +32
Contract jobs citing Python 81 44 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.31% 1.98% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.77% 4.92% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 6
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £320 £406
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 £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
829 894 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.92% 40.27% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 544 422
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 43
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +23 74 £363 +20.83% 18
South Yorkshire +1 3 - - 3
North Yorkshire +2 2 £373 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 89 (64.03%) Linux
2 87 (62.59%) Ruby
3 71 (51.08%) DevOps
4 66 (47.48%) Puppet
5 63 (45.32%) PHP
5 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (40.29%) Opscode Chef
7 49 (35.25%) Bash Shell
8 43 (30.94%) SQL
8 43 (30.94%) Java
9 40 (28.78%) Configuration Management
10 37 (26.62%) Apache
11 36 (25.90%) MongoDB
12 34 (24.46%) UNIX
13 33 (23.74%) Splunk
14 31 (22.30%) Software Engineering
15 28 (20.14%) Oracle
16 27 (19.42%) C++
17 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
17 23 (16.55%) Node.js
18 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (15.83%) Graphite
19 21 (15.11%) NoSQL
19 21 (15.11%) Perl
19 21 (15.11%) HTML
20 20 (14.39%) TDD
20 20 (14.39%) Riak
21 19 (13.67%) C
21 19 (13.67%) CSS
22 18 (12.95%) Redis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (26.62%) Apache
2 23 (16.55%) Node.js
3 15 (10.79%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.32%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.32%) nginx
5 5 (3.60%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.72%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.72%) Jetty
6 1 (0.72%) CMS
6 1 (0.72%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.72%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.35%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.32%) Route 53
3 6 (4.32%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Heroku
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.51%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.91%) Internet
3 10 (7.19%) SAN
4 9 (6.47%) DNS
5 8 (5.76%) SSL
6 5 (3.60%) Firewall
6 5 (3.60%) HTTP
6 5 (3.60%) DHCP
7 4 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.88%) NAS
8 2 (1.44%) FTP
8 2 (1.44%) SMTP
9 1 (0.72%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.90%) MongoDB
2 21 (15.11%) NoSQL
3 20 (14.39%) Riak
4 18 (12.95%) Redis
5 17 (12.23%) MySQL
6 15 (10.79%) CouchDB
6 15 (10.79%) Hypertable
7 13 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (7.19%) Couchbase
9 9 (6.47%) SimpleDB
10 6 (4.32%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (4.32%) Pentaho
11 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
12 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.79%) Fiddler
3 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.04%) Subversion
5 5 (3.60%) QUnit
5 5 (3.60%) JMeter
5 5 (3.60%) JUnit
6 2 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.44%) Maven
6 2 (1.44%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.72%) Grunt
7 1 (0.72%) JIRA
7 1 (0.72%) Selenium
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 7 (5.04%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.88%) Law
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
3 1 (0.72%) Finance
3 1 (0.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (35.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (27.34%) Developer
3 13 (9.35%) Software Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) Python Developer
4 11 (7.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (6.47%) Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) UNIX Engineer
7 7 (5.04%) Architect
8 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.32%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Android Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.88%) Programmer
10 4 (2.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.11%) HTML
2 19 (13.67%) CSS
3 14 (10.07%) J2EE
4 13 (9.35%) Web Services
5 12 (8.63%) JSON
6 9 (6.47%) jQuery
6 9 (6.47%) RESTful
6 9 (6.47%) Hibernate
6 9 (6.47%) .NET
7 8 (5.76%) Django
7 8 (5.76%) REST
8 7 (5.04%) XML
9 6 (4.32%) JRules
9 6 (4.32%) LAMP
9 6 (4.32%) JPA
9 6 (4.32%) Drools
9 6 (4.32%) Ajax
9 6 (4.32%) Mustache
10 5 (3.60%) Apache Camel
10 5 (3.60%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Client/Server
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Open Source
3 5 (3.60%) PKI
3 5 (3.60%) Smartcard
3 5 (3.60%) Clustering
4 4 (2.88%) NHS
4 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.88%) User Experience
5 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 89 (64.03%) Linux
2 34 (24.46%) UNIX
3 18 (12.95%) CentOS
4 15 (10.79%) Windows
5 14 (10.07%) Ubuntu
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.32%) Android
7 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.16%) Solaris
10 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.44%) Debian
11 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.08%) DevOps
2 63 (45.32%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.78%) Configuration Management
4 31 (22.30%) Software Engineering
5 22 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (14.39%) TDD
7 18 (12.95%) Load Balancing
8 12 (8.63%) Workflow
9 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.47%) MVC
10 8 (5.76%) Service Management
11 7 (5.04%) Scrum
11 7 (5.04%) Project Management
12 6 (4.32%) Kanban
12 6 (4.32%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.60%) Android Development
13 5 (3.60%) Agile Project Management
13 5 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (2.88%) ITIL
14 4 (2.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 87 (62.59%) Ruby
2 63 (45.32%) PHP
3 49 (35.25%) Bash Shell
4 43 (30.94%) SQL
4 43 (30.94%) Java
5 27 (19.42%) C++
6 23 (16.55%) JavaScript
7 21 (15.11%) Perl
8 19 (13.67%) C
9 16 (11.51%) Shell Script
10 15 (10.79%) C#
11 2 (1.44%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.44%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.44%) Lua
12 1 (0.72%) Erlang
12 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) AWK
12 1 (0.72%) Jython
12 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.88%) Degree
3 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.16%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.44%) XenServer
2 2 (1.44%) Xen
2 2 (1.44%) vSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Corosync
3 1 (0.72%) Varnish
3 1 (0.72%) KVM
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 66 (47.48%) Puppet
2 56 (40.29%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (15.83%) Graphite
4 17 (12.23%) Nagios
5 15 (10.79%) CFEngine
5 15 (10.79%) Ansible
6 13 (9.35%) Cobbler
7 12 (8.63%) Tivoli
8 10 (7.19%) Salt
9 6 (4.32%) OpenIDM
10 5 (3.60%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.72%) Opsview
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) Splunk
2 28 (20.14%) Oracle
3 15 (10.79%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.79%) SaltStack
4 7 (5.04%) Rackspace
4 7 (5.04%) VMware
5 5 (3.60%) Cisco
6 4 (2.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.88%) EMC
6 4 (2.88%) NetApp
7 3 (2.16%) Percona
8 2 (1.44%) Vignette
8 2 (1.44%) Open Text
8 2 (1.44%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (0.72%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.72%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.72%) Zend
9 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
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