The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 56 86 103
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 62 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.64% 1.67% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.33% 4.58% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 14
Average daily rate
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£248 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.73% -2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 764 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.08% 36.40% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 406 612
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 29
Average hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
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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 July 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 30 July 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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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 +15 51 £248 -27.73% 14
South Yorkshire - 7 £225 - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £183 - 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (50.49%) Linux
2 44 (42.72%) Splunk
3 36 (34.95%) Ubuntu
4 34 (33.01%) CentOS
5 30 (29.13%) Service Management
6 27 (26.21%) C++
6 27 (26.21%) Puppet
7 26 (25.24%) Windows
8 25 (24.27%) Workflow
9 24 (23.30%) Web Services
9 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (19.42%) Ruby
11 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
11 19 (18.45%) nginx
12 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (17.48%) PHP
12 18 (17.48%) Windows XP
12 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (16.50%) VMware
13 17 (16.50%) SAN
13 17 (16.50%) VMware Server
13 17 (16.50%) DevOps
14 16 (15.53%) Incident Management
14 16 (15.53%) Perl
14 16 (15.53%) Java
14 16 (15.53%) SQL
15 15 (14.56%) Bash Shell
16 14 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (13.59%) Redis
16 14 (13.59%) NHS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (18.45%) nginx
2 12 (11.65%) Apache
3 7 (6.80%) Node.js
3 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.94%) Confluence
6 1 (0.97%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) SAN
2 14 (13.59%) TCP/IP
3 9 (8.74%) Internet
4 8 (7.77%) SSL
4 8 (7.77%) VLAN
5 7 (6.80%) SSH
5 7 (6.80%) DNS
5 7 (6.80%) Firewall
6 6 (5.83%) Ethernet
7 5 (4.85%) LAN
7 5 (4.85%) WAN
8 3 (2.91%) HTTP
9 2 (1.94%) DVB
9 2 (1.94%) VPN
9 2 (1.94%) LDAP
9 2 (1.94%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.97%) IGMP
10 1 (0.97%) GSM
10 1 (0.97%) SMTP
10 1 (0.97%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) Redis
2 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.74%) Riak
3 6 (5.83%) MySQL
3 6 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.85%) SimpleDB
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.85%) Couchbase
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.94%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.91%) JIRA
2 3 (2.91%) Maven
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.94%) Hudson
3 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.97%) Selenium
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.97%) JMeter
General
1 8 (7.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Electronics
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Developer
2 15 (14.56%) Software Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (12.62%) Architect
5 12 (11.65%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) Analyst
7 9 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.74%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
8 6 (5.83%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.88%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.88%) IT Support
10 3 (2.91%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Linux Support
10 3 (2.91%) Administrator
10 3 (2.91%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.30%) Web Services
2 10 (9.71%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (7.77%) XML
3 8 (7.77%) .NET
4 5 (4.85%) REST
5 4 (3.88%) HTML
5 4 (3.88%) jQuery
6 3 (2.91%) Symfony
6 3 (2.91%) CSS
7 2 (1.94%) Middleware
7 2 (1.94%) J2EE
7 2 (1.94%) WCF
8 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.97%) JPA
8 1 (0.97%) RESTful
8 1 (0.97%) HTML5
8 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.97%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.97%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) NHS
2 8 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.80%) Reference Data
3 7 (6.80%) Data Integration
4 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.91%) IPTV
5 3 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.94%) Open Source
6 2 (1.94%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) DTV
7 1 (0.97%) STB
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.49%) Linux
2 36 (34.95%) Ubuntu
3 34 (33.01%) CentOS
4 26 (25.24%) Windows
5 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (17.48%) Windows XP
5 18 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.80%) UNIX
7 3 (2.91%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) Service Management
2 25 (24.27%) Workflow
3 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
4 17 (16.50%) DevOps
5 16 (15.53%) Incident Management
6 14 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.68%) TDD
8 9 (8.74%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.80%) Data Architecture
10 7 (6.80%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.83%) ITIL
11 6 (5.83%) OOP
11 6 (5.83%) OO
12 5 (4.85%) Performance Testing
12 5 (4.85%) BDD
12 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (4.85%) MVC
12 5 (4.85%) Scrum
13 4 (3.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) C++
2 20 (19.42%) Ruby
3 18 (17.48%) PHP
4 16 (15.53%) Perl
4 16 (15.53%) Java
4 16 (15.53%) SQL
5 15 (14.56%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.80%) C#
6 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.88%) Tcl
8 4 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.91%) PHP5
9 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.94%) VB
11 1 (0.97%) Erlang
11 1 (0.97%) Scala
11 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) ISEB
2 5 (4.85%) Degree
3 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) VMware Server
2 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) Xen
2 2 (1.94%) qmail
Systems Management
1 27 (26.21%) Puppet
2 14 (13.59%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.68%) Salt
4 1 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 44 (42.72%) Splunk
2 17 (16.50%) VMware
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle
4 6 (5.83%) Cisco
5 3 (2.91%) Google
5 3 (2.91%) Facebook
5 3 (2.91%) Twitter
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.94%) JBoss
7 1 (0.97%) Zend
7 1 (0.97%) Capita
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Citrix
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