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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 49 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -24
Contract jobs citing Python 106 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.64% 1.44% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.68% 3.42% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 25 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £588 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
1221 1081 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.92% 42.19% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 734 362
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 31
Average hourly rate £39.00 £29.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% +82.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £15.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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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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 +46 98 £325 -7.14% 13
South Yorkshire -7 4 £363 +81.25% 1
North Yorkshire -3 3 £300 -48.93% 5
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 128 (66.32%) Linux
2 100 (51.81%) Ruby
3 99 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (48.70%) DevOps
5 90 (46.63%) Puppet
6 86 (44.56%) Bash Shell
7 81 (41.97%) Opscode Chef
8 74 (38.34%) Configuration Management
9 56 (29.02%) SQL
10 54 (27.98%) Java
10 54 (27.98%) PHP
11 45 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (21.76%) UNIX
12 42 (21.76%) Apache
13 41 (21.24%) MongoDB
14 38 (19.69%) Splunk
15 36 (18.65%) OpenStack
16 31 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (15.03%) Oracle
17 29 (15.03%) VMware
18 28 (14.51%) NoSQL
18 28 (14.51%) Software Engineering
19 27 (13.99%) MySQL
19 27 (13.99%) JavaScript
20 26 (13.47%) Open Source
21 24 (12.44%) CentOS
21 24 (12.44%) Windows
22 23 (11.92%) Perl
22 23 (11.92%) Git (software)
22 23 (11.92%) Cobbler

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 42 (21.76%) Apache
2 36 (18.65%) OpenStack
3 14 (7.25%) Node.js
4 6 (3.11%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.55%) nginx
8 2 (1.04%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) JBoss
9 1 (0.52%) Jetty
9 1 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.06%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (5.70%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.55%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 3 (1.55%) Route 53
4 3 (1.55%) IaaS
4 3 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
1 12 (6.22%) Internet
2 11 (5.70%) SAN
3 9 (4.66%) DNS
4 6 (3.11%) Firewall
5 4 (2.07%) BIG-IP
6 3 (1.55%) SSL
6 3 (1.55%) HTTP
7 2 (1.04%) NAS
7 2 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.24%) MongoDB
2 28 (14.51%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.99%) MySQL
4 19 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (8.81%) Riak
6 16 (8.29%) CouchDB
6 16 (8.29%) Hypertable
7 15 (7.77%) Redis
8 12 (6.22%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.18%) Couchbase
9 10 (5.18%) Hadoop
9 10 (5.18%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.66%) SimpleDB
11 7 (3.63%) Pentaho
12 5 (2.59%) Big Data
13 4 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.55%) Neo4j
14 3 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
16 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.29%) Fiddler
3 14 (7.25%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.18%) Subversion
5 9 (4.66%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.11%) JMeter
6 6 (3.11%) JUnit
6 6 (3.11%) QUnit
7 5 (2.59%) NetBeans
7 5 (2.59%) JIRA
8 4 (2.07%) Maven
9 2 (1.04%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.52%) Hudson
10 1 (0.52%) Selenium
10 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.07%) Law
2 3 (1.55%) Electronics
3 2 (1.04%) Finance
4 1 (0.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (34.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 45 (23.32%) Developer
3 18 (9.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 12 (6.22%) Senior Developer
4 12 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (5.70%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.66%) Architect
6 9 (4.66%) Python Developer
7 8 (4.15%) Analyst
7 8 (4.15%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (3.11%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.59%) Android Developer
11 4 (2.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (2.07%) Senior Python Developer
11 4 (2.07%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (2.07%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.84%) HTML
2 14 (7.25%) CSS
3 12 (6.22%) XML
4 11 (5.70%) Web Services
4 11 (5.70%) JSON
5 10 (5.18%) REST
5 10 (5.18%) J2EE
6 8 (4.15%) Servlets
6 8 (4.15%) jQuery
7 7 (3.63%) JPA
7 7 (3.63%) Drools
7 7 (3.63%) Ajax
7 7 (3.63%) Mustache
7 7 (3.63%) .NET
7 7 (3.63%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.63%) JRules
8 6 (3.11%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (3.11%) RESTful
8 6 (3.11%) Apache Camel
9 5 (2.59%) JFreeChart
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.47%) Open Source
2 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.15%) NHS
5 6 (3.11%) Smartcard
5 6 (3.11%) PKI
5 6 (3.11%) Visualisation
6 5 (2.59%) Clustering
6 5 (2.59%) Chemistry
6 5 (2.59%) Life Science
7 4 (2.07%) Replication
8 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.52%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 128 (66.32%) Linux
2 42 (21.76%) UNIX
3 24 (12.44%) Windows
3 24 (12.44%) CentOS
4 18 (9.33%) Ubuntu
5 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.11%) Android
7 6 (3.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.59%) SUSE
9 4 (2.07%) Debian
9 4 (2.07%) AIX
9 4 (2.07%) Solaris
9 4 (2.07%) zOS
10 3 (1.55%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (48.70%) DevOps
3 74 (38.34%) Configuration Management
4 45 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (14.51%) Software Engineering
6 16 (8.29%) TDD
7 15 (7.77%) Workflow
8 14 (7.25%) Service Management
8 14 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (6.74%) Software Delivery
10 12 (6.22%) Scrum
11 11 (5.70%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.70%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.70%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.18%) Automated Testing
12 10 (5.18%) OO
13 9 (4.66%) OOP
14 7 (3.63%) ITIL
15 6 (3.11%) Project Management
15 6 (3.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 100 (51.81%) Ruby
2 86 (44.56%) Bash Shell
3 56 (29.02%) SQL
4 54 (27.98%) PHP
4 54 (27.98%) Java
5 27 (13.99%) JavaScript
6 23 (11.92%) Perl
7 22 (11.40%) Shell Script
8 21 (10.88%) C++
9 20 (10.36%) C
10 19 (9.84%) C#
11 5 (2.59%) Groovy
12 4 (2.07%) Scala
13 3 (1.55%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.55%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.52%) R
14 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.55%) Degree
3 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (10.36%) KVM
2 19 (9.84%) QEMU
3 5 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.59%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
4 1 (0.52%) Corosync
4 1 (0.52%) XenServer
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 90 (46.63%) Puppet
2 81 (41.97%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (11.92%) Cobbler
4 21 (10.88%) Tivoli
5 19 (9.84%) Graphite
6 18 (9.33%) Nagios
7 17 (8.81%) Ansible
8 16 (8.29%) CFEngine
9 11 (5.70%) Salt
10 7 (3.63%) OpenIDM
11 2 (1.04%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.04%) Opsview
12 1 (0.52%) StatsD
Vendors
1 38 (19.69%) Splunk
2 29 (15.03%) VMware
2 29 (15.03%) Oracle
3 19 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 16 (8.29%) SaltStack
5 15 (7.77%) Rackspace
6 8 (4.15%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.11%) Cisco
8 4 (2.07%) F5
9 2 (1.04%) Tealeaf
9 2 (1.04%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.04%) NetApp
9 2 (1.04%) OpenText
9 2 (1.04%) EMC
9 2 (1.04%) Vignette
9 2 (1.04%) Percona
10 1 (0.52%) Apigee
10 1 (0.52%) Mashery
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix
10 1 (0.52%) EnterpriseDB
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