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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 82 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Python 70 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.21% 1.27% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.69% 3.85% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 36
Average daily rate
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£413 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £152 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
1231 780 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.92% 32.99% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 467 464
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +11 58 £400 +70.21% 22
South Yorkshire -13 8 £450 +50.00% 5
North Yorkshire -4 4 £290 -13.43% 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (77.38%) Linux
2 86 (51.19%) Bash Shell
3 69 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
4 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (39.88%) DevOps
6 62 (36.90%) Puppet
6 62 (36.90%) Java
7 59 (35.12%) UNIX
7 59 (35.12%) Ruby
8 55 (32.74%) Configuration Management
9 49 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 42 (25.00%) SQL
11 36 (21.43%) Windows
12 34 (20.24%) MongoDB
13 33 (19.64%) NoSQL
13 33 (19.64%) VMware
14 32 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (18.45%) Hadoop
16 30 (17.86%) Perl
17 27 (16.07%) Oracle
17 27 (16.07%) CentOS
17 27 (16.07%) Splunk
18 26 (15.48%) Jenkins
18 26 (15.48%) .NET
19 24 (14.29%) PHP
19 24 (14.29%) Apache
19 24 (14.29%) Tomcat
20 23 (13.69%) MySQL
20 23 (13.69%) Internet

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (14.29%) Apache
1 24 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 22 (13.10%) Node.js
2 22 (13.10%) OpenStack
3 12 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.76%) nginx
5 6 (3.57%) Confluence
6 4 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.79%) JBoss
7 3 (1.79%) CICS
7 3 (1.79%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.79%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.19%) IIS
8 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.60%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.93%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.57%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.57%) Route 53
3 6 (3.57%) IaaS
3 6 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.79%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.19%) SaaS
6 2 (1.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.69%) Internet
2 13 (7.74%) SAN
3 10 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.76%) HTTP
5 6 (3.57%) DNS
5 6 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.38%) BIG-IP
6 4 (2.38%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.79%) Converged Networks
8 2 (1.19%) SSL
8 2 (1.19%) LDAP
9 1 (0.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.60%) DMZ
9 1 (0.60%) Intranet
9 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.24%) MongoDB
2 33 (19.64%) NoSQL
3 31 (18.45%) Hadoop
4 23 (13.69%) MySQL
5 19 (11.31%) Redis
6 16 (9.52%) Big Data
7 10 (5.95%) Relational Database
7 10 (5.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
10 7 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (3.57%) SimpleDB
11 6 (3.57%) Couchbase
11 6 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (2.98%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.79%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.19%) Adabas
14 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
15 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.60%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 26 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 23 (13.69%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.57%) JIRA
5 5 (2.98%) JUnit
5 5 (2.98%) Subversion
6 4 (2.38%) Maven
6 4 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.79%) Ant
7 3 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.19%) Selenium
8 2 (1.19%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.19%) FishEye
9 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.60%) Gradle
9 1 (0.60%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.60%) Grunt
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.60%) PhantomJS
General
1 9 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (1.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (25.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (23.21%) Developer
3 19 (11.31%) Software Engineer
4 15 (8.93%) Architect
5 14 (8.33%) Python Developer
6 13 (7.74%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.36%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Cloud Software Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Senior Python Developer
11 6 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (2.98%) Technical Support
13 4 (2.38%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.38%) Chief Architect
13 4 (2.38%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) .NET
2 21 (12.50%) HTML
3 17 (10.12%) Web Services
4 12 (7.14%) CSS
4 12 (7.14%) LAMP
4 12 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (6.55%) Memcached
6 9 (5.36%) Java EE
6 9 (5.36%) Spring
7 8 (4.76%) XHTML
8 7 (4.17%) XML
9 6 (3.57%) POSIX
9 6 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.98%) RESTful
10 5 (2.98%) Hibernate
10 5 (2.98%) Servlets
10 5 (2.98%) jQuery
10 5 (2.98%) REST
11 4 (2.38%) J2EE
12 3 (1.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.55%) Visualisation
3 7 (4.17%) NHS
4 5 (2.98%) User Experience
5 4 (2.38%) Replication
6 3 (1.79%) W3C
6 3 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.19%) Chemistry
7 2 (1.19%) Life Science
8 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.60%) Tandem
8 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 130 (77.38%) Linux
2 59 (35.12%) UNIX
3 36 (21.43%) Windows
4 27 (16.07%) CentOS
5 21 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (9.52%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.57%) zOS
7 6 (3.57%) Solaris
8 5 (2.98%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.98%) AIX
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.38%) SUSE
10 3 (1.79%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.19%) Debian
11 2 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.60%) Fedora
12 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (39.88%) DevOps
3 55 (32.74%) Configuration Management
4 32 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (13.69%) Software Engineering
6 22 (13.10%) Open Source
7 20 (11.90%) TDD
8 16 (9.52%) Service Management
9 14 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (7.74%) Kanban
11 12 (7.14%) OO
11 12 (7.14%) Scrum
12 11 (6.55%) Data Management
12 11 (6.55%) Web Accessibility
13 10 (5.95%) Incident Management
14 9 (5.36%) Workflow
14 9 (5.36%) ITIL
14 9 (5.36%) Software Delivery
15 8 (4.76%) Performance Testing
16 7 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 86 (51.19%) Bash Shell
2 62 (36.90%) Java
3 59 (35.12%) Ruby
4 49 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 42 (25.00%) SQL
6 30 (17.86%) Perl
7 24 (14.29%) PHP
8 19 (11.31%) C++
9 17 (10.12%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.36%) C#
11 8 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 8 (4.76%) Scala
12 7 (4.17%) R
13 6 (3.57%) Groovy
14 5 (2.98%) C
15 3 (1.79%) COBOL
15 3 (1.79%) JCL
16 2 (1.19%) AWK
16 2 (1.19%) Jython
16 2 (1.19%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.19%) Degree
3 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.33%) KVM
3 13 (7.74%) QEMU
4 8 (4.76%) VMware Server
5 5 (2.98%) vSphere
5 5 (2.98%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.79%) Xen
6 3 (1.79%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.19%) XenServer
7 2 (1.19%) vCloud
7 2 (1.19%) Docker
8 1 (0.60%) HDFS
8 1 (0.60%) Corosync
8 1 (0.60%) Varnish
8 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 69 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (36.90%) Puppet
3 17 (10.12%) Cobbler
4 16 (9.52%) Tivoli
5 12 (7.14%) Graphite
6 11 (6.55%) Rundeck
6 11 (6.55%) Opsview
7 10 (5.95%) Ansible
8 8 (4.76%) Salt
9 7 (4.17%) HAProxy
10 4 (2.38%) StatsD
10 4 (2.38%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.38%) Nagios
10 4 (2.38%) Pingdom
11 1 (0.60%) logstash
11 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.60%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (19.64%) VMware
2 27 (16.07%) Oracle
2 27 (16.07%) Splunk
3 14 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 11 (6.55%) Riverbed
4 11 (6.55%) Tealeaf
5 10 (5.95%) Rackspace
6 6 (3.57%) hybris
7 5 (2.98%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.98%) SaltStack
8 4 (2.38%) Apigee
8 4 (2.38%) Mashery
8 4 (2.38%) New Relic
8 4 (2.38%) Teradata
8 4 (2.38%) Google
8 4 (2.38%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.38%) F5
8 4 (2.38%) Tableau
8 4 (2.38%) Citrix
9 2 (1.19%) EnterpriseDB
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