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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 91 79 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +38
Contract jobs citing Python 30 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.24% 2.13% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.77% 5.43% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £401 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% +45.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £429 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
796 847 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.82% 39.27% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 481 576
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 50 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 £13.60 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -24 21 £338 -16.71% 16
North Yorkshire +4 3 £330 - 7
South Yorkshire - 3 £300 - 2
East Yorkshire - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 60 (54.55%) Linux
2 47 (42.73%) Splunk
3 39 (35.45%) Ubuntu
4 37 (33.64%) CentOS
5 31 (28.18%) Puppet
5 31 (28.18%) Service Management
6 29 (26.36%) Windows
7 26 (23.64%) Workflow
8 24 (21.82%) C++
9 23 (20.91%) Web Services
9 23 (20.91%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 22 (20.00%) Ruby
10 22 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 21 (19.09%) DevOps
11 21 (19.09%) SAN
12 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (18.18%) nginx
13 19 (17.27%) VMware
13 19 (17.27%) Windows XP
14 18 (16.36%) PHP
14 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (15.45%) SQL
15 17 (15.45%) Incident Management
15 17 (15.45%) VMware Server
15 17 (15.45%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (14.55%) NHS
17 15 (13.64%) Java
17 15 (13.64%) UNIX

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (18.18%) nginx
2 14 (12.73%) Apache
3 10 (9.09%) Node.js
4 7 (6.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.82%) Confluence
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
7 1 (0.91%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.91%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.82%) Route 53
3 1 (0.91%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) SAN
2 12 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.09%) Internet
3 10 (9.09%) SSL
4 9 (8.18%) DNS
5 7 (6.36%) Firewall
5 7 (6.36%) SSH
6 4 (3.64%) HTTP
7 3 (2.73%) DHCP
8 2 (1.82%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) LDAP
8 2 (1.82%) VLAN
8 2 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.82%) NAS
9 1 (0.91%) IGMP
9 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.91%) GSM
9 1 (0.91%) LAN
9 1 (0.91%) WAN
9 1 (0.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.64%) Redis
2 10 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.18%) Riak
4 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.45%) SimpleDB
5 6 (5.45%) Couchbase
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.73%) MySQL
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.82%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.64%) Maven
3 3 (2.73%) Subversion
4 2 (1.82%) JIRA
4 2 (1.82%) Hudson
4 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.91%) Grunt
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.91%) Selenium
5 1 (0.91%) Ant
General
1 8 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.73%) Finance
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (18.18%) Developer
2 18 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 17 (15.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (14.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (12.73%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 11 (10.00%) Analyst
7 10 (9.09%) Architect
8 9 (8.18%) Technical Architect
9 8 (7.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (5.45%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.55%) Linux Support
12 4 (3.64%) Support Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.64%) IT Support
13 3 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 3 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) Web Services
2 11 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (7.27%) .NET
4 7 (6.36%) REST
5 5 (4.55%) HTML
5 5 (4.55%) Django
6 4 (3.64%) CSS
6 4 (3.64%) XML
7 3 (2.73%) J2EE
7 3 (2.73%) Middleware
8 2 (1.82%) jQuery
8 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.82%) HTML5
8 2 (1.82%) RESTful
8 2 (1.82%) Flask
8 2 (1.82%) Pyramid
9 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.91%) CSS3
9 1 (0.91%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.91%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) NHS
2 9 (8.18%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.36%) Reference Data
4 7 (6.36%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.82%) STB
7 1 (0.91%) IPTV
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.91%) Clustering
7 1 (0.91%) DTV
7 1 (0.91%) GIS
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 60 (54.55%) Linux
2 39 (35.45%) Ubuntu
3 37 (33.64%) CentOS
4 29 (26.36%) Windows
5 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (17.27%) Windows XP
7 15 (13.64%) UNIX
8 3 (2.73%) Android
9 1 (0.91%) Solaris
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.18%) Service Management
2 26 (23.64%) Workflow
3 22 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (19.09%) DevOps
5 18 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (15.45%) Incident Management
7 14 (12.73%) TDD
8 12 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.91%) Configuration Management
9 9 (8.18%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.36%) ITIL
10 7 (6.36%) Data Architecture
11 6 (5.45%) Scrum
11 6 (5.45%) Load Balancing
12 5 (4.55%) Migration
12 5 (4.55%) BDD
12 5 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.64%) QMS
13 4 (3.64%) Data Migration
13 4 (3.64%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.82%) C++
2 22 (20.00%) Ruby
2 22 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 18 (16.36%) PHP
4 17 (15.45%) SQL
5 15 (13.64%) Java
5 15 (13.64%) Perl
6 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.36%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.55%) C#
9 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.82%) Erlang
10 2 (1.82%) VB
11 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.91%) C
11 1 (0.91%) AWK
11 1 (0.91%) Jython
11 1 (0.91%) Scala
11 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (4.55%) ISEB
2 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (15.45%) VMware Server
2 3 (2.73%) Xen
3 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.82%) qmail
4 1 (0.91%) XenServer
4 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (28.18%) Puppet
2 17 (15.45%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.82%) Salt
4 2 (1.82%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.91%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.91%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (42.73%) Splunk
2 19 (17.27%) VMware
3 13 (11.82%) Oracle
4 6 (5.45%) Cisco
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.82%) EMC
6 2 (1.82%) NetApp
6 2 (1.82%) JBoss
7 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.91%) SAP
7 1 (0.91%) EnterpriseDB
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