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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 53 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs citing Python 101 78 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.48% 3.04% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.95% 8.92% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 29
Average daily rate £518 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.75% +20.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
1128 874 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.82% 34.07% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 585 577
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £33.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 82 £500 +37.93% 39
South Yorkshire -4 6 £725 - 3
North Yorkshire +6 2 £350 -6.04% 7
Humberside - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 139 (65.26%) Java
2 136 (63.85%) Linux
3 121 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (53.52%) Ruby
5 109 (51.17%) JavaScript
6 77 (36.15%) .NET
7 75 (35.21%) C++
8 74 (34.74%) Unix
9 65 (30.52%) C#
10 64 (30.05%) Perl
11 54 (25.35%) Puppet
12 50 (23.47%) DevOps
12 50 (23.47%) HTML
13 49 (23.00%) Bash Shell
14 48 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
14 48 (22.54%) SQL
15 40 (18.78%) AngularJS
16 38 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
17 37 (17.37%) Jenkins
17 37 (17.37%) JIRA
17 37 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (16.90%) Oracle
18 36 (16.90%) PHP
19 35 (16.43%) CSS
20 34 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (15.49%) Internet
22 32 (15.02%) Open Source
23 31 (14.55%) Shell Script
24 29 (13.62%) Configuration Management
24 29 (13.62%) Confluence

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (13.62%) Confluence
2 19 (8.92%) Node.js
3 17 (7.98%) OpenStack
4 10 (4.69%) nginx
5 9 (4.23%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.76%) Apache
7 6 (2.82%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.35%) CloudStack
8 5 (2.35%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.88%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.41%) CMS
10 3 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.41%) JBoss
10 3 (1.41%) SAS
11 2 (0.94%) Jetty
11 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.47%) Drupal
12 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Project
1 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.84%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.51%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (4.69%) GitHub
4 9 (4.23%) IaaS
4 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (3.76%) Office 365
6 2 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.49%) Internet
2 21 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.57%) HTTP
3 14 (6.57%) SNMP
4 8 (3.76%) Skype
5 5 (2.35%) DNS
5 5 (2.35%) NAS
5 5 (2.35%) SAN
6 4 (1.88%) DSL
6 4 (1.88%) LDAP
6 4 (1.88%) SSL
6 4 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.41%) IMAP
7 3 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.41%) SMTP
7 3 (1.41%) VPN
8 2 (0.94%) IPsec
8 2 (0.94%) Network Security
8 2 (0.94%) POP3
8 2 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.15%) MongoDB
2 26 (12.21%) Hadoop
3 21 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 16 (7.51%) MySQL
5 13 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.63%) Big Data
7 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.76%) Redis
9 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.29%) HBase
10 7 (3.29%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.88%) Riak
12 3 (1.41%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.41%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.41%) Pentaho
13 2 (0.94%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 37 (17.37%) Jenkins
1 37 (17.37%) JIRA
2 28 (13.15%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.27%) Selenium
4 20 (9.39%) Cucumber
5 19 (8.92%) Maven
6 18 (8.45%) JMeter
7 16 (7.51%) LoadRunner
8 12 (5.63%) Firebug
9 11 (5.16%) Ant
9 11 (5.16%) HP UFT
10 10 (4.69%) Appium
10 10 (4.69%) Mocha
10 10 (4.69%) SonarQube
10 10 (4.69%) Subversion
11 7 (3.29%) VisualVM
11 7 (3.29%) YourKit
12 6 (2.82%) Gatling
12 6 (2.82%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.82%) The Grinder
General
1 18 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (2.35%) Law
3 2 (0.94%) Banking
3 2 (0.94%) Games
3 2 (0.94%) Marketing
3 2 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (43.66%) Developer
2 39 (18.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (17.37%) Senior Developer
4 27 (12.68%) Java Developer
5 23 (10.80%) Architect
6 20 (9.39%) PHP Developer
7 18 (8.45%) Technical Architect
8 17 (7.98%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (7.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (7.51%) Python Developer
10 13 (6.10%) Linux Developer
11 12 (5.63%) Digital Developer
12 11 (5.16%) SQL Developer
12 11 (5.16%) Test Leader
13 10 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
14 9 (4.23%) Analyst
14 9 (4.23%) Senior PHP Developer
15 8 (3.76%) Senior Architect
15 8 (3.76%) Senior Technical Architect
15 8 (3.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (36.15%) .NET
2 50 (23.47%) HTML
3 40 (18.78%) AngularJS
4 35 (16.43%) CSS
5 26 (12.21%) XML
6 24 (11.27%) JSON
7 16 (7.51%) HTML5
8 14 (6.57%) Mustache
8 14 (6.57%) Sass
8 14 (6.57%) XHTML
9 13 (6.10%) jQuery
10 12 (5.63%) REST
11 11 (5.16%) CSS3
12 10 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (4.69%) YAML
13 9 (4.23%) Hibernate
13 9 (4.23%) Sensu
13 9 (4.23%) Spring
14 7 (3.29%) .NET Framework
15 5 (2.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.39%) Visualisation
3 17 (7.98%) User Experience
4 11 (5.16%) PKI
5 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.88%) Blog
7 3 (1.41%) Clustering
7 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) Social Media
9 1 (0.47%) CESG
9 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.47%) RIA
9 1 (0.47%) STB
Operating Systems
1 136 (63.85%) Linux
2 74 (34.74%) Unix
3 28 (13.15%) Mac OS X
4 23 (10.80%) Windows
5 12 (5.63%) Android
5 12 (5.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.88%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.41%) CentOS
7 3 (1.41%) Debian
7 3 (1.41%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Fedora
9 1 (0.47%) SUSE
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (23.47%) DevOps
3 37 (17.37%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (15.02%) Open Source
5 29 (13.62%) Configuration Management
6 23 (10.80%) Web Accessibility
7 18 (8.45%) Front End Development
7 18 (8.45%) OO
8 16 (7.51%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (6.57%) Project Management
9 14 (6.57%) Scrum
10 13 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (6.10%) TDD
11 12 (5.63%) Android Development
11 12 (5.63%) ETL
11 12 (5.63%) Migration
11 12 (5.63%) Web Operations
12 11 (5.16%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.16%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (5.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 139 (65.26%) Java
2 114 (53.52%) Ruby
3 109 (51.17%) JavaScript
4 75 (35.21%) C++
5 65 (30.52%) C#
6 64 (30.05%) Perl
7 49 (23.00%) Bash Shell
8 48 (22.54%) SQL
9 36 (16.90%) PHP
10 31 (14.55%) Shell Script
11 21 (9.86%) Scala
12 20 (9.39%) R
13 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
14 13 (6.10%) C
15 6 (2.82%) CoffeeScript
15 6 (2.82%) Go
15 6 (2.82%) VBA
15 6 (2.82%) VBScript
16 4 (1.88%) HiveQL
16 4 (1.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.94%) APMP
4 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.04%) QA
2 12 (5.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (3.76%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.47%) GPG13
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (7.98%) vSphere
2 10 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.23%) Docker
4 8 (3.76%) Xen
5 5 (2.35%) XenServer
6 4 (1.88%) Ceph
6 4 (1.88%) GlusterFS
6 4 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.41%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.41%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) Firmware
8 1 (0.47%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Varnish
8 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 54 (25.35%) Puppet
2 48 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (7.51%) Cobbler
4 12 (5.63%) logstash
5 11 (5.16%) Ansible
5 11 (5.16%) Tivoli
6 10 (4.69%) Grafana
7 9 (4.23%) Kibana
7 9 (4.23%) StatsD
7 9 (4.23%) Uchiwa
8 8 (3.76%) Salt
9 5 (2.35%) Graphite
10 4 (1.88%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.88%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.88%) Nagios
11 2 (0.94%) Cacti
11 2 (0.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.94%) Pingdom
11 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Satellite
12 1 (0.47%) yum
Vendors
1 36 (16.90%) Oracle
2 24 (11.27%) Red Hat
3 18 (8.45%) VMware
4 13 (6.10%) HP
5 12 (5.63%) Tableau
6 10 (4.69%) Atlassian
7 9 (4.23%) Apigee
7 9 (4.23%) Citrix
7 9 (4.23%) Mashery
7 9 (4.23%) Teradata
8 8 (3.76%) New Relic
9 7 (3.29%) IBM
9 7 (3.29%) SaltStack
9 7 (3.29%) Sitecore
10 6 (2.82%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.82%) Dynatrace
10 6 (2.82%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (2.35%) Cisco
11 5 (2.35%) F5
11 5 (2.35%) Microsoft
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